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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
WAN Optimization
Rank - - 205
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - - 0.082%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - - 0.098%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
5443 4448 4100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 87.38% 83.56% 84.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4287 3711 3398
Average salary £43,250 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds
1 2 (100.00%) Imperva
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) DWDM
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) NX-OS
1 2 (100.00%) SAN
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPLS
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) RSA SecurID
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCSA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Imperva
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) Riverbed
1 2 (100.00%) SolarWinds