The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WAN Optimization
Rank 205 208 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.056% 0.036% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.047% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 0
Average salary £50,000 £26,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+88.67% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4095 4286 3643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 75.88% 76.78% 74.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3395 3616 3124
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
WAN Optimisation
England

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

WAN Optimisation Salary Histogram 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 30 July 2014. 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
Worcestershire -3 1 £38,000 +43.39%
WAN Optimisation
England

WAN Optimisation
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
4 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
4 5 (62.50%) MPLS
4 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (50.00%) DMVPN
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (50.00%) LAN
6 3 (37.50%) VoIP
6 3 (37.50%) McAfee
6 3 (37.50%) Network Management
6 3 (37.50%) F5
6 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
6 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
6 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
7 2 (25.00%) Network Security
7 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
7 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
7 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (25.00%) BGP
7 2 (25.00%) IPsec
7 2 (25.00%) Finance
7 2 (25.00%) Advertising
7 2 (25.00%) Project Management
7 2 (25.00%) CCSP

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (62.50%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) DMVPN
4 4 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 4 (50.00%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
6 2 (25.00%) Network Security
6 2 (25.00%) BGP
6 2 (25.00%) IPsec
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) VPN
7 1 (12.50%) DNS
7 1 (12.50%) Internet
7 1 (12.50%) DHCP
7 1 (12.50%) EIGRP
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Network Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Network Operations Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
1 1 (12.50%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Incident Management
3 2 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Security Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (25.00%) CCSP
3 2 (25.00%) CCNP
4 1 (12.50%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) McAfee
3 3 (37.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) Fortinet
3 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
4 1 (12.50%) Remedy
4 1 (12.50%) Riverbed