The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 15 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 4.82% 6.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 36.36% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Average salary £25,000 £31,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
12 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 14.46% 16.92% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 2
Average salary £27,000 £31,500 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +3.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,750 £28,900
10% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £32,100 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco
6 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 2 (28.57%) VPN
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) HND
6 2 (28.57%) MS Office
7 1 (14.29%) ITIL
7 1 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
7 1 (14.29%) IIS
7 1 (14.29%) UNIX

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) IIS
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (14.29%) CMS
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) ISDN
4 1 (14.29%) Q.931
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Systems Support
2 2 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 2 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Administrator
3 1 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) EPoS
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Vista
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (14.29%) ITIL
1 1 (14.29%) WFM
1 1 (14.29%) Service Management
1 1 (14.29%) Change Management
1 1 (14.29%) Analytics
1 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
2 3 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
4 1 (14.29%) Xen
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 1 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Symantec
4 1 (14.29%) McAfee
4 1 (14.29%) Sophos
4 1 (14.29%) Websense
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) Avaya
4 1 (14.29%) Juniper
4 1 (14.29%) Veritas
4 1 (14.29%) Kaspersky
4 1 (14.29%) Verint
4 1 (14.29%) SurfControl
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