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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 41 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 -20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.40% 2.84% 10.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 22.50% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 14
Average salary £29,000 £25,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.00% -39.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £19,600 £26,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £41,147 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
42 40 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 16.80% 12.62% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 37 25 28
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -25.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,248 £17,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £45,000 £46,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Solihull

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
3 18 (78.26%) Finance
4 16 (69.57%) Windows
5 15 (65.22%) Cisco
6 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
6 14 (60.87%) DHCP
6 14 (60.87%) VMware
6 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (47.83%) CCNA
7 11 (47.83%) Firewall
7 11 (47.83%) VMware ESX
7 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
7 11 (47.83%) DNS
7 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (47.83%) vSphere
7 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
9 5 (21.74%) Internet
9 5 (21.74%) SAN
9 5 (21.74%) VPN
9 5 (21.74%) Banking
9 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
9 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
9 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
10 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (17.39%) VoIP
11 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
11 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
11 3 (13.04%) SQL Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 11 (47.83%) MS Exchange
1 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (60.87%) DHCP
3 11 (47.83%) DNS
3 11 (47.83%) Firewall
4 5 (21.74%) VPN
4 5 (21.74%) SAN
4 5 (21.74%) Internet
5 4 (17.39%) VoIP
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.04%) IP Telephony
6 3 (13.04%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications
6 3 (13.04%) MGCP
6 3 (13.04%) SCCP
6 3 (13.04%) H.323
7 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.35%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 18 (78.26%) Finance
2 5 (21.74%) Banking
2 5 (21.74%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.04%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Automotive
4 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Analyst
2 13 (56.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 11 (47.83%) Senior Analyst
3 11 (47.83%) Network Analyst
4 10 (43.48%) Senior Network Analyst
4 10 (43.48%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Voice Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Communications Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Communications Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
6 2 (8.70%) Service Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.35%) Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
1 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.70%) Coaching
3 1 (4.35%) Logistics
3 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (47.83%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
3 3 (13.04%) HND
3 3 (13.04%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (82.61%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) VMware ESX
2 11 (47.83%) vSphere
3 3 (13.04%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco UCCE
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (13.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (8.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 14 (60.87%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 3 (13.04%) Fujitsu