The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 3.18% 4.32% 2.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.03% 34.29% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 5
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £20,270
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,400 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
WAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Solihull region.

Communications & Networking Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 35 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 10.95% 12.59% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 30
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £37,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

WAN
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Solihull region.

WAN Salary Trend in Solihull

WAN
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Solihull

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 15 (68.18%) LAN
2 10 (45.45%) SLA
2 10 (45.45%) Internet
2 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
3 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
4 7 (31.82%) Firewall
4 7 (31.82%) TACACS
4 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (31.82%) Cisco
4 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 7 (31.82%) VPN
5 6 (27.27%) CCNP
5 6 (27.27%) OSPF
5 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (22.73%) Project Management
6 5 (22.73%) CCNA
6 5 (22.73%) Windows
6 5 (22.73%) ITIL
7 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
7 4 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (18.18%) Citrix
7 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
7 4 (18.18%) Finance
7 4 (18.18%) Balanced Scorecard
7 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
7 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
7 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
7 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
8 3 (13.64%) Network Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Solihull region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Project
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (68.18%) LAN
2 10 (45.45%) Internet
3 7 (31.82%) TACACS
3 7 (31.82%) Firewall
3 7 (31.82%) VPN
4 6 (27.27%) OSPF
5 3 (13.64%) BGP
5 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
5 3 (13.64%) VoIP
5 3 (13.64%) DHCP
5 3 (13.64%) FTP
5 3 (13.64%) RIP
5 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.64%) DNS
5 3 (13.64%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (13.64%) SSH
5 3 (13.64%) Network Security
5 3 (13.64%) PABX
5 3 (13.64%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Analyst
1 6 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Help Desk Manager
2 3 (13.64%) Service Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Network Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Network Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.09%) Coordinator
3 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Field Engineer
3 2 (9.09%) Service Manager
3 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery Coordinator
4 1 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.55%) EqualLogic
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 7
2 4 (18.18%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Service Delivery
2 6 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 4 (18.18%) Configuration Management
4 4 (18.18%) Balanced Scorecard
4 4 (18.18%) Risk Management
5 3 (13.64%) B2B
5 3 (13.64%) Network Management
5 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (13.64%) Load Balancing
5 3 (13.64%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (9.09%) Time Management
6 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 2 (9.09%) Project Planning
7 1 (4.55%) Data Governance
7 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (27.27%) CCNP
3 5 (22.73%) CCNA
4 3 (13.64%) Degree
5 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (45.45%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (31.82%) Cisco
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Citrix
2 4 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (18.18%) SolarWinds
3 3 (13.64%) F5
3 3 (13.64%) Brocade
3 3 (13.64%) Fortinet
4 1 (4.55%) Symantec
4 1 (4.55%) VMware
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
4 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) SAP
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
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