The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wolverhampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 2 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 17 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 6.19% - 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.29% - 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 2
Average salary £27,250 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 - £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 - £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
WAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wolverhampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wolverhampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 17.53% 14.00% 12.86%
Number of salaries quoted 16 7 9
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £34,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,105
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Wolverhampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wolverhampton

WAN
Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

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

WAN Salary Trend in Wolverhampton

WAN
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing WAN 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.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 7 (77.78%) Cisco
4 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (66.67%) CCNA
5 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 5 (55.56%) VoIP
5 5 (55.56%) IP Telephony
5 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (55.56%) Riverbed
6 4 (44.44%) WAP
7 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 3 (33.33%) VMware
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (22.22%) SAN
8 2 (22.22%) vSphere
8 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (11.11%) EPoS
9 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
9 1 (11.11%) McAfee
9 1 (11.11%) Sophos
9 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
9 1 (11.11%) CCNP
9 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
9 1 (11.11%) SQL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT jobs across the Wolverhampton region citing WAN 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) IP Telephony
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (55.56%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Network Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) CCNA
1 6 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (11.11%) CCNP
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Riverbed
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
4 1 (11.11%) McAfee
4 1 (11.11%) Sophos