The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands / Worcestershire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 26 37
Rank change year-on-year -5 +11  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 26 27 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 7.28% 7.85% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.77% 41.54% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24 26 7
Median salary £38,500 £42,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.41% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,250 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £36,800
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 Worcestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Worcestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 77 65 48
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire 21.57% 18.90% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 75 58 38
Median salary £39,000 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.23% +41.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £15,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

WAN
Salary Trend in Worcestershire

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

Salary trend for WAN in Worcestershire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Worcestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Worcestershire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Worcestershire

WAN
Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcester -5 13 £47,500 +31.03%
Bromsgrove +2 9 £37,500 +74.41%
Evesham - 3 £27,500 -
Kidderminster - 1 - -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 28 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 47 (87.04%) Cisco
2 37 (68.52%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (62.96%) LAN
4 27 (50.00%) Firewall
5 26 (48.15%) CCNP
6 22 (40.74%) CCNA
6 22 (40.74%) Data Centre
7 21 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
8 20 (37.04%) DMVPN
8 20 (37.04%) High Availability
9 19 (35.19%) VPN
10 18 (33.33%) Windows
11 15 (27.78%) VoIP
11 15 (27.78%) Network Security
11 15 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (25.93%) F5
12 14 (25.93%) Load Balancing
12 14 (25.93%) CCIE
12 14 (25.93%) Project Management
12 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
13 12 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (22.22%) DNS
13 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (20.37%) DHCP
14 11 (20.37%) Intranet
14 11 (20.37%) Internet
15 10 (18.52%) Cisco Prime
15 10 (18.52%) EIGRP
15 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (18.52%) RIP

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.85%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.41%) Office 365
2 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (62.96%) LAN
2 27 (50.00%) Firewall
3 21 (38.89%) Cisco Nexus
4 20 (37.04%) DMVPN
5 19 (35.19%) VPN
6 15 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (27.78%) Network Security
6 15 (27.78%) VoIP
7 12 (22.22%) DNS
8 11 (20.37%) DHCP
8 11 (20.37%) Internet
8 11 (20.37%) Intranet
9 10 (18.52%) EIGRP
9 10 (18.52%) RIP
9 10 (18.52%) SNMP
10 4 (7.41%) MPLS
11 2 (3.70%) SAN
12 1 (1.85%) RFID
12 1 (1.85%) VLAN
12 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dreamweaver
General
1 4 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.70%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Legal
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 19 (35.19%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Administrator
4 10 (18.52%) Network Administrator
5 4 (7.41%) IT Engineer
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Network Administrator
6 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (3.70%) IT Support
7 2 (3.70%) Security Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Senior Security Architect
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.85%) Analyst
8 1 (1.85%) Desktop Support
8 1 (1.85%) IT Manager
8 1 (1.85%) Junior
8 1 (1.85%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.85%) .NET
1 1 (1.85%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.74%) Data Centre
2 10 (18.52%) Client/Server
2 10 (18.52%) PKI
3 4 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.85%) Blog
4 1 (1.85%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.33%) Windows
2 14 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 12 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (18.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.85%) Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.85%) Windows 8
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) High Availability
2 14 (25.93%) Load Balancing
2 14 (25.93%) Project Management
3 12 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (18.52%) Regulatory Compliance
5 9 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 6 (11.11%) IT Strategy
6 6 (11.11%) Network Design
7 3 (5.56%) ERP
7 3 (5.56%) ITIL
7 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
8 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.70%) Data Protection
8 2 (3.70%) Feasibility Study
8 2 (3.70%) Identity Access Management
8 2 (3.70%) Information Security
8 2 (3.70%) Presales
8 2 (3.70%) Security Management
8 2 (3.70%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) C#
1 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (68.52%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (48.15%) CCNP
3 22 (40.74%) CCNA
4 14 (25.93%) CCIE
5 3 (5.56%) Degree
6 2 (3.70%) CISM
6 2 (3.70%) CISSP
6 2 (3.70%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) MCP
6 2 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) HND
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.85%) MCSE
7 1 (1.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (18.52%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 47 (87.04%) Cisco
2 14 (25.93%) F5
3 10 (18.52%) Riverbed
4 7 (12.96%) HP
4 7 (12.96%) Microsoft
5 6 (11.11%) Fortinet
6 3 (5.56%) VMware
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix
8 1 (1.85%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.85%) Adobe
8 1 (1.85%) Dell
8 1 (1.85%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.85%) SAP