The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Walsall region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 21 24 9
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.15% 1.56% 3.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 6.67% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £19,500 £22,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -47.05%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 9.68% 23.44% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 4
Average salary £45,250 £22,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+98.90% -46.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,500 £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

WAN
Salary Trend in Walsall

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

WAN Salary Trend in Walsall

WAN
Top 24 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 4 (66.67%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 2 (33.33%) DHCP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) DNS
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) IIS
3 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (33.33%) IIS
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Junior IT Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Junior Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) IT Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Junior
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (33.33%) Junior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (66.67%) Windows 8
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Project Management
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (33.33%) VMware