The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 66 85 84
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 231 167 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.72% 3.16% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.14% 21.94% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 173 140 139
Median salary £38,750 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £21,500 £19,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,500 £48,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
WAN
England

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 Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
919 761 807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.80% 14.38% 15.57%
Number of salaries quoted 724 652 702
Median salary £42,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £52,500 £55,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

WAN
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

WAN Salary Trend in the West Midlands

WAN
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

WAN
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +12 101 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Warwickshire +24 38 £38,000 +8.57%
Worcestershire +7 21 £47,500 +126.19% 2
Coventry +6 19 £33,500 +7.63% 4
Solihull +29 18 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Walsall -3 7 £33,000 -8.33%
Shropshire -23 7 £31,500 -14.66% 2
Staffordshire -34 7 £57,500 +130.00% 1
Dudley +3 1 £32,500 +12.06%
Herefordshire -1 1 - -
Halesowen - 1 £37,500 -
Kingswinford - 1 £52,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £26,500 -
West Bromwich - 1 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for WAN.

1 433 (89.65%) LAN
2 270 (55.90%) Cisco
3 236 (48.86%) Firewall
4 219 (45.34%) Cisco Certification
5 176 (36.44%) CCNP
6 172 (35.61%) CCNA
7 159 (32.92%) VPN
8 157 (32.51%) Microsoft
9 152 (31.47%) Active Directory
10 147 (30.43%) Windows
11 142 (29.40%) VMware
12 114 (23.60%) Juniper
13 102 (21.12%) TCP/IP
14 101 (20.91%) Windows Server
15 100 (20.70%) Data Centre
16 86 (17.81%) HP
16 86 (17.81%) MPLS
17 84 (17.39%) DNS
18 83 (17.18%) Wireless
19 77 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
20 76 (15.73%) VoIP
21 75 (15.53%) MS Exchange
22 71 (14.70%) ITIL
23 67 (13.87%) Cisco ASA
24 63 (13.04%) Citrix
24 63 (13.04%) Telecoms
25 60 (12.42%) VLAN
26 59 (12.22%) Security Cleared
27 58 (12.01%) BGP
28 54 (11.18%) Network Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 75 (15.53%) MS Exchange
2 34 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 26 (5.38%) Skype for Business
4 23 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (4.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (2.69%) IIS
7 11 (2.28%) Apache
7 11 (2.28%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.07%) JBoss
9 9 (1.86%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
10 5 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.41%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.41%) SAS
12 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.21%) CMS
Applications
1 50 (10.35%) MS Excel
2 16 (3.31%) MS Office
3 9 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 26 (5.38%) assyst
2 3 (0.62%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.62%) JDE World
3 2 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.52%) Office 365
2 14 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.90%) Mimecast
3 13 (2.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.83%) OneDrive
5 3 (0.62%) IaaS
5 3 (0.62%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.21%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 433 (89.65%) LAN
2 236 (48.86%) Firewall
3 159 (32.92%) VPN
4 102 (21.12%) TCP/IP
5 86 (17.81%) MPLS
6 84 (17.39%) DNS
7 83 (17.18%) Wireless
8 76 (15.73%) VoIP
9 67 (13.87%) Cisco ASA
10 60 (12.42%) VLAN
11 58 (12.01%) BGP
12 54 (11.18%) Network Security
13 48 (9.94%) DHCP
14 46 (9.52%) OSPF
15 36 (7.45%) SAN
16 35 (7.25%) EIGRP
17 33 (6.83%) Cisco Wireless
18 31 (6.42%) Wi-Fi
19 30 (6.21%) SSL
20 28 (5.80%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.07%) Oracle Database
3 7 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.41%) MySQL
6 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.21%) QlikView
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.07%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.66%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 63 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 39 (8.07%) Finance
3 17 (3.52%) Manufacturing
4 8 (1.66%) Retail
5 7 (1.45%) French Language
6 5 (1.04%) Back Office
6 5 (1.04%) Law
6 5 (1.04%) Legal
6 5 (1.04%) Marketing
7 4 (0.83%) Banking
7 4 (0.83%) German Language
8 2 (0.41%) Automotive
8 2 (0.41%) Publishing
9 1 (0.21%) Advertising
9 1 (0.21%) Electronics
9 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 171 (35.40%) Network Engineer
2 91 (18.84%) Analyst
3 55 (11.39%) Network Analyst
4 54 (11.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 50 (10.35%) Support Engineer
6 42 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
7 41 (8.49%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 40 (8.28%) Consultant
8 40 (8.28%) Senior Network Engineer
9 35 (7.25%) Support Analyst
10 34 (7.04%) Network Support
11 27 (5.59%) Network Consultant
12 25 (5.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 25 (5.18%) Network Support Analyst
13 24 (4.97%) 3rd Line Support
14 20 (4.14%) Administrator
15 19 (3.93%) Cisco Consultant
15 19 (3.93%) Cisco Network Consultant
15 19 (3.93%) Project Manager
16 18 (3.73%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.66%) .NET
2 5 (1.04%) EDI
3 4 (0.83%) XML
4 2 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.41%) CSS
4 2 (0.41%) HTML
4 2 (0.41%) jQuery
4 2 (0.41%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (0.41%) Web Services
5 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.21%) DOM
5 1 (0.21%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.21%) HTML5
5 1 (0.21%) JSON
5 1 (0.21%) LINQ
5 1 (0.21%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.21%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 100 (20.70%) Data Centre
2 16 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (2.90%) Clustering
4 12 (2.48%) Fat Client
4 12 (2.48%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.48%) Thin Client
5 10 (2.07%) IVR
6 9 (1.86%) iSeries
6 9 (1.86%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.04%) AS400
7 5 (1.04%) Driving Licence
8 4 (0.83%) Handset
8 4 (0.83%) iPad
9 3 (0.62%) CCTV
9 3 (0.62%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.62%) Replication
9 3 (0.62%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.41%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.41%) EPoS
10 2 (0.41%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 147 (30.43%) Windows
2 101 (20.91%) Windows Server
3 51 (10.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (9.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (7.45%) Linux
6 26 (5.38%) Windows 7
7 22 (4.55%) Windows 8
8 17 (3.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (2.28%) Unix
10 10 (2.07%) CentOS
10 10 (2.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 6 (1.24%) Windows 10
12 5 (1.04%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.83%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.41%) Solaris
14 2 (0.41%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.21%) Android
15 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.21%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (14.70%) ITIL
2 49 (10.14%) Network Design
3 47 (9.73%) Project Management
4 31 (6.42%) Load Balancing
5 29 (6.00%) Presales
6 26 (5.38%) Validation
7 23 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
8 22 (4.55%) Configuration Management
9 19 (3.93%) Service Management
10 18 (3.73%) Change Management
11 17 (3.52%) PRINCE2
12 15 (3.11%) Network Management
13 14 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
13 14 (2.90%) Root Cause Analysis
13 14 (2.90%) Service Delivery
13 14 (2.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 13 (2.69%) Change Control
15 12 (2.48%) Fault Management
16 11 (2.28%) Problem Management
17 10 (2.07%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.00%) SQL
2 15 (3.11%) C
3 12 (2.48%) Python
4 10 (2.07%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.45%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.83%) VB
7 3 (0.62%) C#
7 3 (0.62%) RPG
8 2 (0.41%) Java
8 2 (0.41%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.41%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.21%) Korn
9 1 (0.21%) PHP
9 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 219 (45.34%) Cisco Certification
2 176 (36.44%) CCNP
3 172 (35.61%) CCNA
4 59 (12.22%) Security Cleared
5 50 (10.35%) SC Cleared
6 30 (6.21%) CCDA
6 30 (6.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 28 (5.80%) CCDP
8 26 (5.38%) Degree
9 19 (3.93%) MCSE
10 18 (3.73%) CCIE
11 14 (2.90%) CISSP
12 12 (2.48%) MCSA
13 10 (2.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (1.66%) CCSA
14 8 (1.66%) CISM
14 8 (1.66%) JNCIS
15 7 (1.45%) CCSE
16 6 (1.24%) APMP
17 5 (1.04%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (10.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.21%) COBIT
2 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 152 (31.47%) Active Directory
2 77 (15.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 33 (6.83%) vSphere
4 22 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 20 (4.14%) XenApp
6 19 (3.93%) XenDesktop
7 12 (2.48%) Microsoft App-V
8 11 (2.28%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.04%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.83%) XenServer
11 3 (0.62%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.41%) Firmware
12 2 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.41%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.41%) Snort
12 2 (0.41%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.41%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.21%) NFS
13 1 (0.21%) Veritas Volume Manager
Systems Management
1 27 (5.59%) SCOM
2 17 (3.52%) FortiGate
3 14 (2.90%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (2.69%) EdgeSight
5 12 (2.48%) NetBackup
6 10 (2.07%) Ansible
6 10 (2.07%) Cisco UCCE
6 10 (2.07%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (2.07%) Puppet
7 8 (1.66%) SCCM
8 6 (1.24%) AirWatch
9 4 (0.83%) Backup Exec
10 3 (0.62%) Cisco CUCM
10 3 (0.62%) QRadar
11 2 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
11 2 (0.41%) Nexpose
11 2 (0.41%) Oracle Identity Management
11 2 (0.41%) Proventia
11 2 (0.41%) SCOrch
11 2 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 270 (55.90%) Cisco
2 157 (32.51%) Microsoft
3 142 (29.40%) VMware
4 114 (23.60%) Juniper
5 86 (17.81%) HP
6 63 (13.04%) Citrix
7 52 (10.77%) CheckPoint
8 48 (9.94%) Avaya
9 42 (8.70%) IBM
10 31 (6.42%) F5
11 29 (6.00%) Meraki
12 25 (5.18%) Symantec
13 19 (3.93%) Extreme Networks
14 15 (3.11%) Aruba
14 15 (3.11%) ServiceNow
15 13 (2.69%) AppSense
16 11 (2.28%) Palo Alto
17 10 (2.07%) Oracle
18 8 (1.66%) Aerohive Networks
18 8 (1.66%) NetApp
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 38k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £60,000 per annum + £6,000 Car Allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
The Coventry Building Society
Salary: £31k - 47k per year + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Spectrum IT
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Coventry
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £57000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago