The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Bromwich region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 7 12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 0 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich - 15.38% 9.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 100.00% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 0
Average salary - £58,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +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 West Bromwich region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Bromwich
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 1.10% 15.38% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 11
Average salary £40,000 £58,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.62% +74.62%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in West Bromwich

WAN
Salary Trend in West Bromwich

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

WAN Salary Trend in West Bromwich

WAN
Top 25 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (50.00%) Email Filtering
3 2 (50.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
4 1 (25.00%) MCTS
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) MCP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Bromwich 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.

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Email Filtering
1 2 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
1 2 (50.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCTS
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft