The table below looks at the statistics for WAN Optimisation skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN Optimisation 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
WAN Optimization
Rank 225 211 168
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -43
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 2 1 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.036% 0.020% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.041% 0.024% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Average salary £41,000 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £45,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
+38.88% +39.53%
WAN Optimisation
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4846 4089 3494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 86.71% 82.72% 82.54%
Number of salaries quoted 4004 3505 2819
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

WAN Optimisation
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

WAN Optimisation Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WAN Optimisation
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

WAN Optimisation Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WAN Optimisation
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Shropshire +10 2 £41,000 -
WAN Optimisation
England

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing WAN Optimisation 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 Optimisation.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) WLAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) DWDM
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) CCSA
1 3 (100.00%) SecurID
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 3 (100.00%) Imperva
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless

WAN Optimisation
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing WAN Optimisation 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 Optimisation. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) DWDM
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) VPLS
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCSA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Imperva
1 3 (100.00%) Nokia
1 3 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 3 (100.00%) SolarWinds