Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands > Solihull
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 43 48
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 3.20% 2.15% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.11% 17.65% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 12
Solihull median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -9.72% -5.26%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,250 £21,147
90th Percentile £50,000 £38,750 £47,425
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +29.77%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Solihull with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Solihull
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 76 51 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Solihull 18.72% 12.17% 21.31%
Number of salaries quoted 70 44 97
Solihull median annual salary £30,000 £33,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -17.24%
10th Percentile £21,000 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £50,100 £48,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% -

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Solihull

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Solihull.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Solihull

WAN
Salary Trend in Solihull

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

Salary trend for WAN in Solihull

WAN
Salary Histogram in Solihull

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Solihull over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Solihull

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Solihull region with a requirement for WAN.

1 9 (69.23%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
3 6 (46.15%) Finance
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco
4 5 (38.46%) Internet
4 5 (38.46%) MPLS
4 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 3 (23.08%) Benchmarking
6 3 (23.08%) IPv4
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) BT
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
6 3 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
6 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
6 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (23.08%) Openreach
6 3 (23.08%) Virgin Media
7 2 (15.38%) Multicast
7 2 (15.38%) HSRP
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (15.38%) OSPF
7 2 (15.38%) IPv6
7 2 (15.38%) CCNP
7 2 (15.38%) BGP
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (7.69%) Juniper
8 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
8 1 (7.69%) Clearswift

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Solihull 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 9 (69.23%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 5 (38.46%) Internet
2 5 (38.46%) MPLS
3 4 (30.77%) VoIP
4 3 (23.08%) IPv4
4 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) VLAN
5 2 (15.38%) BGP
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (15.38%) HSRP
5 2 (15.38%) IPv6
5 2 (15.38%) Multicast
5 2 (15.38%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security
General
1 8 (61.54%) Telecoms
2 6 (46.15%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Commercial Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support
4 2 (15.38%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
5 1 (7.69%) Data Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Network Support
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (23.08%) Benchmarking
1 3 (23.08%) Financial Modelling
1 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
2 1 (7.69%) Change Management
2 1 (7.69%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (7.69%) DNA
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
2 1 (7.69%) Network Management
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNP
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) CompTIA Security+
2 1 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Security+ Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) BT
2 3 (23.08%) Openreach
2 3 (23.08%) Virgin Media
3 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
3 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.69%) Clearswift
3 1 (7.69%) Juniper