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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 19 19 21
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 5.47% 1.39% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 14.29% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 3
Average salary £31,000 £36,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.88% +80.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
21 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 16.41% 9.72% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 17 5 10
Average salary £34,286 £36,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016, 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 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Windows
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) ITIL
5 3 (33.33%) HP
5 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 3 (33.33%) DHCP
5 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) DNS
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (22.22%) vSphere
6 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
6 2 (22.22%) XenApp
6 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
6 2 (22.22%) VLAN
6 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
6 2 (22.22%) Mitel
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (22.22%) SCCM
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) VPN
6 2 (22.22%) SAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
3 3 (33.33%) DHCP
3 3 (33.33%) DNS
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (22.22%) NetScaler
4 2 (22.22%) SAN
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) PBX
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
General
1 2 (22.22%) Back Office
2 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) VMware Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (11.11%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) IT Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 1 (11.11%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (22.22%) ITSM
2 2 (22.22%) Server Building
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
4 2 (22.22%) vSphere
4 2 (22.22%) XenApp
4 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
5 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) VMware
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
2 3 (33.33%) HP
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 2 (22.22%) Mitel
4 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 1 (11.11%) Kaspersky
4 1 (11.11%) Siemens
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £33000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Excellent Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago