Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for WAN Optimisation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN Optimisation over the 6 months to 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WAN Optimization
England > Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 387 412 421
Rank change year-on-year +25 +9 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 10 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.065% 0.023% 0.017%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.073% 0.025% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 3
Midlands median annual salary £53,000 £38,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.47% -7.32% -34.40%
10th Percentile £31,250 £38,000 £39,000
90th Percentile £56,625 £44,650 £43,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.35% +4.55% -8.33%

WAN Optimisation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 13672 15689 15994
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 88.85% 89.26% 88.56%
Number of salaries quoted 11072 12334 13058
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

WAN Optimisation
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing WAN Optimisation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for WAN Optimisation in the Midlands

WAN Optimisation
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for WAN Optimisation in the Midlands

WAN Optimisation
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation in the Midlands over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN Optimisation in the Midlands

WAN Optimisation
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 December 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +6 10 £53,000 +39.47% 2
WAN Optimisation
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation 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 Midlands region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Wireless
2 8 (80.00%) CCNA
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (60.00%) CCNP
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (60.00%) Network Security
3 6 (60.00%) Palo Alto
4 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 5 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (20.00%) Network Design
5 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Workflow
5 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 2 (20.00%) Nokia
5 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (20.00%) McAfee
5 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

WAN Optimisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the 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 2 (20.00%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) Wireless
3 6 (60.00%) Network Security
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco Wireless
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Design Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Junior
3 2 (20.00%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Field Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate
4 1 (10.00%) Graduate Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
3 2 (20.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 8 (80.00%) CCNA
1 8 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (60.00%) Palo Alto
3 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (20.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (20.00%) McAfee
4 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (20.00%) Nokia
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle