The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 20 20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 0 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 0.88% 5.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 5.26% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 6
Median salary - £57,500 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +161.36%  
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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1 19 10
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 3.57% 16.67% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 10
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +33.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands 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 the Midlands

WAN
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for WAN in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 Midlands region with a requirement for WAN.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 2 (66.67%) Internet
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) High Availability
2 2 (66.67%) Software-Defined Networking
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper

WAN
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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) Software-Defined Networking
1 2 (66.67%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) BGP
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
General
1 3 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) Escalation Manager
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (33.33%) NOC Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) High Availability
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) CCIE
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Fortinet
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
Midlands
TEKsystems
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