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 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 65 80 90
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 227 185 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.69% 3.26% 3.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.86% 21.14% 19.98%
Number of salaries quoted 177 158 140
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,400 £62,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
913 875 846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.84% 15.42% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 728 782 725
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 June 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 June 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 -4 93 £36,250 -16.66% 13
Warwickshire +19 28 £37,750 +7.85%
Worcestershire +22 22 £47,500 +115.90% 2
Coventry +19 19 £36,750 -18.33% 1
Solihull +27 17 £34,500 +6.15% 3
Shropshire -21 10 £31,500 +26.00% 3
Staffordshire -42 9 £27,750 -0.98% 4
Walsall +2 7 £32,250 -10.41%
Dudley 0 2 £20,500 -29.31%
West Bromwich - 2 £28,250 -
Herefordshire -9 1 - - 1
Halesowen - 1 £37,500 -
Kingswinford - 1 £52,500 -
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £26,500 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 (87.65%) LAN
2 264 (53.44%) Cisco
3 233 (47.17%) Firewall
4 204 (41.30%) Cisco Certification
5 169 (34.21%) VPN
6 165 (33.40%) Active Directory
7 161 (32.59%) CCNP
8 159 (32.19%) CCNA
9 155 (31.38%) Windows
10 153 (30.97%) Microsoft
11 138 (27.94%) VMware
12 108 (21.86%) TCP/IP
13 100 (20.24%) Juniper
14 97 (19.64%) Windows Server
15 95 (19.23%) DNS
16 94 (19.03%) Wireless
16 94 (19.03%) ITIL
17 93 (18.83%) MPLS
17 93 (18.83%) Data Centre
18 87 (17.61%) VoIP
19 82 (16.60%) MS Exchange
20 81 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
21 78 (15.79%) HP
22 66 (13.36%) Telecoms
23 63 (12.75%) BGP
23 63 (12.75%) Citrix
23 63 (12.75%) Cisco ASA
24 61 (12.35%) DHCP
25 60 (12.15%) VLAN
26 58 (11.74%) SLA

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 82 (16.60%) MS Exchange
2 32 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 28 (5.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (5.47%) Skype for Business
5 24 (4.86%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (2.63%) IIS
7 11 (2.23%) Apache
7 11 (2.23%) Tomcat
8 10 (2.02%) JBoss
8 10 (2.02%) SharePoint
9 6 (1.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.21%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.61%) SAS
12 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.40%) WebSphere Application Server
13 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.20%) CMS
13 1 (0.20%) GroupWise
13 1 (0.20%) Moodle
Applications
1 48 (9.72%) MS Excel
2 23 (4.66%) MS Office
3 9 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 29 (5.87%) assyst
2 4 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.61%) JDE World
4 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.40%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.66%) Office 365
2 16 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.24%) Mimecast
3 15 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.81%) IaaS
4 4 (0.81%) OneDrive
4 4 (0.81%) PaaS
5 2 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 433 (87.65%) LAN
2 233 (47.17%) Firewall
3 169 (34.21%) VPN
4 108 (21.86%) TCP/IP
5 95 (19.23%) DNS
6 94 (19.03%) Wireless
7 93 (18.83%) MPLS
8 87 (17.61%) VoIP
9 63 (12.75%) BGP
9 63 (12.75%) Cisco ASA
10 61 (12.35%) DHCP
11 60 (12.15%) VLAN
12 53 (10.73%) OSPF
13 52 (10.53%) Network Security
14 40 (8.10%) EIGRP
15 38 (7.69%) SAN
16 35 (7.09%) SSL
17 33 (6.68%) Wi-Fi
18 31 (6.28%) ADSL
19 30 (6.07%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (4.05%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.02%) Oracle Database
3 9 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.20%) MySQL
6 1 (0.20%) QlikView
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (2.02%) Jenkins
2 8 (1.62%) Travis CI
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 66 (13.36%) Telecoms
2 36 (7.29%) Finance
3 16 (3.24%) Manufacturing
4 7 (1.42%) French Language
4 7 (1.42%) Retail
5 6 (1.21%) Law
6 5 (1.01%) Back Office
6 5 (1.01%) Legal
6 5 (1.01%) Marketing
7 4 (0.81%) Automotive
7 4 (0.81%) Banking
7 4 (0.81%) German Language
8 2 (0.40%) Publishing
9 1 (0.20%) Advertising
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 156 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 95 (19.23%) Analyst
3 57 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 56 (11.34%) Support Engineer
5 52 (10.53%) Network Analyst
6 41 (8.30%) Network Support
6 41 (8.30%) Support Analyst
7 39 (7.89%) Consultant
8 37 (7.49%) Senior Network Engineer
9 32 (6.48%) Cisco Engineer
10 31 (6.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 28 (5.67%) Network Support Analyst
12 24 (4.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 24 (4.86%) 3rd Line Support
13 23 (4.66%) Network Consultant
13 23 (4.66%) Project Manager
14 18 (3.64%) Architect
14 18 (3.64%) Infrastructure Support
15 17 (3.44%) Administrator
15 17 (3.44%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.82%) .NET
2 5 (1.01%) EDI
3 4 (0.81%) XML
4 2 (0.40%) ActiveMQ
4 2 (0.40%) CSS
4 2 (0.40%) HTML
4 2 (0.40%) jQuery
4 2 (0.40%) LAPP Stack
4 2 (0.40%) Web Services
5 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.20%) DOM
5 1 (0.20%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.20%) HTML5
5 1 (0.20%) JSON
5 1 (0.20%) LINQ
5 1 (0.20%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.20%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 93 (18.83%) Data Centre
2 19 (3.85%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.83%) Clustering
5 13 (2.63%) IVR
6 12 (2.43%) Fat Client
6 12 (2.43%) Thin Client
7 10 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
8 8 (1.62%) Driving Licence
8 8 (1.62%) iSeries
9 6 (1.21%) AS400
10 4 (0.81%) Handset
10 4 (0.81%) iPad
11 3 (0.61%) CCTV
11 3 (0.61%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.61%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 3 (0.61%) Replication
11 3 (0.61%) Smartphone
12 2 (0.40%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 155 (31.38%) Windows
2 97 (19.64%) Windows Server
3 46 (9.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (9.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (7.69%) Linux
5 37 (7.49%) Windows 7
6 23 (4.66%) Windows 8
7 18 (3.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (3.04%) Unix
9 12 (2.43%) Windows 10
10 10 (2.02%) CentOS
10 10 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (1.01%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.61%) Solaris
14 2 (0.40%) VyOS
14 2 (0.40%) Windows NT
15 1 (0.20%) Android
15 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.20%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (19.03%) ITIL
2 50 (10.12%) Project Management
3 45 (9.11%) Network Design
4 30 (6.07%) Load Balancing
5 29 (5.87%) Presales
5 29 (5.87%) Validation
6 24 (4.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 24 (4.86%) Service Management
7 22 (4.45%) Configuration Management
8 21 (4.25%) Change Management
9 19 (3.85%) PRINCE2
10 15 (3.04%) Network Management
11 14 (2.83%) Fault Management
11 14 (2.83%) Problem Management
11 14 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
11 14 (2.83%) Service Delivery
11 14 (2.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 13 (2.63%) Performance Monitoring
13 12 (2.43%) Change Control
13 12 (2.43%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 31 (6.28%) SQL
2 18 (3.64%) C
3 12 (2.43%) Python
4 10 (2.02%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.42%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.81%) VB
7 3 (0.61%) C#
7 3 (0.61%) RPG
8 2 (0.40%) Java
8 2 (0.40%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.40%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.20%) Korn
9 1 (0.20%) PHP
9 1 (0.20%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 204 (41.30%) Cisco Certification
2 161 (32.59%) CCNP
3 159 (32.19%) CCNA
4 50 (10.12%) Security Cleared
5 47 (9.51%) SC Cleared
6 30 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
7 27 (5.47%) Degree
8 23 (4.66%) CCDA
9 22 (4.45%) MCSE
10 21 (4.25%) CCDP
11 20 (4.05%) CISSP
12 17 (3.44%) CCIE
13 13 (2.63%) MCSA
14 10 (2.02%) CISM
15 9 (1.82%) JNCIS
15 9 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 8 (1.62%) CCSA
17 7 (1.42%) APMP
18 6 (1.21%) CCSE
18 6 (1.21%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (11.74%) SLA
2 3 (0.61%) COBIT
2 3 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 165 (33.40%) Active Directory
2 81 (16.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (6.88%) vSphere
4 27 (5.47%) Hyper-V
5 20 (4.05%) XenApp
6 19 (3.85%) XenDesktop
7 12 (2.43%) Microsoft App-V
8 10 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (1.01%) VMware ESX
10 4 (0.81%) XenServer
11 3 (0.61%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
12 2 (0.40%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.40%) pfSense
12 2 (0.40%) Snort
12 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.40%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.20%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 30 (6.07%) SCOM
2 17 (3.44%) Norton AntiVirus
3 16 (3.24%) FortiGate
4 13 (2.63%) EdgeSight
5 12 (2.43%) NetBackup
6 10 (2.02%) Ansible
6 10 (2.02%) Cisco UCCE
6 10 (2.02%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (2.02%) Puppet
7 9 (1.82%) SCCM
8 8 (1.62%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (1.21%) AirWatch
10 5 (1.01%) Backup Exec
11 3 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
11 3 (0.61%) Nagios
11 3 (0.61%) QRadar
12 2 (0.40%) Nexpose
12 2 (0.40%) Oracle Identity Management
12 2 (0.40%) Proventia
12 2 (0.40%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 264 (53.44%) Cisco
2 153 (30.97%) Microsoft
3 138 (27.94%) VMware
4 100 (20.24%) Juniper
5 78 (15.79%) HP
6 63 (12.75%) Citrix
7 45 (9.11%) CheckPoint
8 40 (8.10%) Avaya
9 36 (7.29%) IBM
10 34 (6.88%) F5
11 28 (5.67%) Symantec
12 20 (4.05%) Meraki
13 17 (3.44%) Extreme Networks
13 17 (3.44%) Palo Alto
13 17 (3.44%) ServiceNow
14 16 (3.24%) Aruba
15 13 (2.63%) AppSense
16 12 (2.43%) Oracle
17 10 (2.02%) NetApp
17 10 (2.02%) SonicWALL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £22,000 per annum + gd benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits 0
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Salt
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £19,000 to £21,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22500.00 - £29850.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22500.00 - £29895.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + pension, holidays, discounts, childcare vouchers
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Colossus Associates
Salary: £19000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ESA Group
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Search Consultancy
Posted: 5 days ago
Staffordshire
greywood
Salary: £19000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Staffordshire
greywood
Salary: £21000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Birmingham
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago