The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sutton Coldfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Sutton Coldfield region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 7 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
0 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 16 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 6.67% 20.25% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 53.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 0
Average salary £22,000 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Sutton Coldfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 30 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sutton Coldfield 60.00% 37.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 28 0
Average salary £22,000 £27,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.51% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Sutton Coldfield

WAN
Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

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

WAN Salary Trend in Sutton Coldfield

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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 12 (100.00%) LAN
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) VPN
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
3 10 (83.33%) Windows
4 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
4 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
5 8 (66.67%) HP
5 8 (66.67%) Clustering
5 8 (66.67%) SAN
5 8 (66.67%) Firewall
5 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (66.67%) VBScript
5 8 (66.67%) Python
5 8 (66.67%) Cisco
6 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
6 7 (58.33%) Internet
6 7 (58.33%) Degree
7 6 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
8 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
8 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
9 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (25.00%) CCNA
9 3 (25.00%) DNS
9 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 3 (25.00%) DHCP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Sutton Coldfield by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, IT jobs across the Sutton Coldfield 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 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (91.67%) VPN
3 8 (66.67%) SAN
3 8 (66.67%) Firewall
4 7 (58.33%) Internet
5 6 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) DNS
6 3 (25.00%) DHCP
6 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 8 (66.67%) VBScript
1 8 (66.67%) Python
1 8 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) MCSE
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (58.33%) Degree
3 3 (25.00%) MCTS
3 3 (25.00%) MCITP
3 3 (25.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (25.00%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Citrix
1 12 (100.00%) VMware
2 8 (66.67%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) HP
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft