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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WAN Optimization
Rank - 187 204
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.10% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 0.13% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £75,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +87.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
4295 3965 3953
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 80.79% 80.72% 77.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3585 3288 3307
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%

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 20 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 1 (100.00%) VoIP
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) DMVPN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Service Management
1 1 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Management
1 1 (100.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) CCNP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 1 (100.00%) McAfee
1 1 (100.00%) Blue Coat
1 1 (100.00%) Fortinet