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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 18 22 15
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 5.43% 6.54% 2.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 53.85% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 1
Average salary £52,500 £27,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+94.44% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
25 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wolverhampton 27.17% 12.15% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 24 13 7
Average salary £37,000 £27,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.54% -20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £39,974 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Wolverhampton region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Wolverhampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (90.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (60.00%) SCCM
4 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 6 (60.00%) VLAN
4 6 (60.00%) VMware
4 6 (60.00%) Clustering
4 6 (60.00%) DHCP
4 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (60.00%) SAN
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (60.00%) Mimecast
4 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
6 4 (40.00%) Network Management
7 3 (30.00%) vSphere
7 3 (30.00%) Internet
8 2 (20.00%) VPN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wolverhampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (20.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) SAN
2 6 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (60.00%) VLAN
3 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) LAN
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 1 (10.00%) ADSL
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) DMZ
5 1 (10.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (10.00%) HSRP
5 1 (10.00%) Intranet
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) OpenVPN
5 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (60.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (60.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Network Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) IT Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technical Support
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Support Technician
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) CSS
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) jQuery
1 1 (10.00%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 2000
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 6 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (40.00%) Network Management
2 4 (40.00%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) Data Privacy
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) Line Management
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNP
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
System Software
1 8 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) vSphere
4 2 (20.00%) XenApp
5 1 (10.00%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (10.00%) ISA Server
5 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (10.00%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco
1 8 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) Intel
3 1 (10.00%) Intel Security
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (10.00%) Sophos