The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dudley with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands / Dudley
Rank - 12 14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dudley - 2.78% 5.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 16.67% 22.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £32,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Dudley with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Dudley
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1 6 9
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dudley 10.00% 16.67% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 7
Median salary £25,000 £21,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.04% -33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Dudley

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dudley citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Dudley

WAN
Salary Trend in Dudley

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

Salary trend for WAN in Dudley

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dudley

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Dudley region with a requirement for WAN.

1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) VLAN
2 6 (66.67%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) CCNA
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (55.56%) Wireless
4 4 (44.44%) MPLS
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) HP
6 2 (22.22%) Dell
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) CCNP
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) PPP
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) MS Office
6 2 (22.22%) ITIL
6 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
6 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (22.22%) ADSL
6 2 (22.22%) GIS
6 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dudley 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:

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
1 2 (22.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) VLAN
2 6 (66.67%) VoIP
3 5 (55.56%) VPN
3 5 (55.56%) Wireless
4 4 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (44.44%) MPLS
5 3 (33.33%) Internet
6 2 (22.22%) ADSL
6 2 (22.22%) BGP
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) DNS
6 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
6 2 (22.22%) OSPF
6 2 (22.22%) PPP
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (22.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) GIS
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Analyst
1 6 (66.67%) Network Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) LAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Switch Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) WAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (22.22%) High Availability
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
1 2 (22.22%) Load Balancing
1 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) CCNA
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCNP
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Dell
2 2 (22.22%) Draytek
2 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Huawei
2 2 (22.22%) Meraki
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (22.22%) SonicWALL
2 2 (22.22%) VMware