Period
to 16 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West 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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

WAN Optimization
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 309 331 310
Rank change year-on-year +22 -21 +15
Permanent jobs citing WAN Optimisation 8 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.080% 0.036% 0.028%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.090% 0.040% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 3
West 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 £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +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 West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 8891 9927 9284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.96% 89.40% 87.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7121 7780 7680
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £63,750
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 West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN Optimisation in the West Midlands

WAN Optimisation
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for WAN Optimisation in the West Midlands

WAN Optimisation
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN Optimisation in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 16 December 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN Optimisation in the West Midlands

WAN Optimisation
Job Locations in the West 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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 16 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
Birmingham +26 5 £53,250 +18.33%
Staffordshire - 2 £32,500 -
Shropshire - 1 - - 2
WAN Optimisation
England

For the 6 months to 16 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for WAN Optimisation.

1 8 (100.00%) WAN
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 7 (87.50%) CCNA
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (75.00%) Wireless
4 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
4 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 5 (62.50%) CCNP
4 5 (62.50%) ITIL
4 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
5 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
6 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
7 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
7 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
7 1 (12.50%) Nokia
7 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (12.50%) McAfee
7 1 (12.50%) Oracle

WAN Optimisation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 1 (12.50%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 6 (75.00%) Wireless
3 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ISE
4 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Field Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Network Field Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate
4 1 (12.50%) Graduate Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Implementation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Junior
4 1 (12.50%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
1 5 (62.50%) Load Balancing
2 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Network Design
3 1 (12.50%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) CCNA
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Palo Alto
3 4 (50.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
5 1 (12.50%) McAfee
5 1 (12.50%) Nokia
5 1 (12.50%) Oracle