The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 15 29 23
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.00% 3.82% 1.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 50.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 2
Median salary £22,000 £32,500 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.30% +54.76%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
WAN
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Walsall region.

Communications & Networking Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 14.00% 7.63% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 12
Median salary £23,500 £32,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-27.69% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £32,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £38,400 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

The demand trend of job ads across the Walsall region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, 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 Walsall region with a requirement for WAN.

1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) MCSA
2 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (66.67%) CCNA
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Electronics
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall 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 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) CCNA
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (66.67%) MCSA
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (16.67%) CCNP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSE
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Citrix
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 4 (66.67%) VMware