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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 6 12 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 14.29% 9.30% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 100.00% 20.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £58,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
4 20 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Bromwich 14.29% 46.51% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 4
Average salary £58,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+67.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 Related IT Skills in West Bromwich

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) CCNP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) VoIP
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) ITIL
2 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 4 (66.67%) MCSE
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) MPLS
2 4 (66.67%) BGP
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security
2 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Information Security Governance
2 4 (66.67%) Line Management
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) EPoS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Bromwich by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) VoIP
1 4 (66.67%) MPLS
1 4 (66.67%) BGP
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Head of IT
2 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ITIL
1 4 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
1 4 (66.67%) Service Delivery
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security
1 4 (66.67%) Information Security Governance
1 4 (66.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) CCNP
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco