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 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 8 17 17
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 11.48% 1.37% 1.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.67% 14.29% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 1
Median salary £27,000 £21,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.58% -46.25%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
15 7 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 24.59% 9.59% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 3
Median salary £27,000 £33,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -15.62%
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in Walsall

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Walsall region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Walsall

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (53.85%) Firewall
4 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) MCSA
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) ITIL
5 4 (30.77%) CCNA
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (23.08%) SCCM
6 3 (23.08%) ITSM
6 3 (23.08%) HP
6 3 (23.08%) SQL
6 3 (23.08%) Cisco
6 3 (23.08%) DHCP
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP

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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (23.08%) DHCP
5 2 (15.38%) NetScaler
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
5 2 (15.38%) VLAN
5 2 (15.38%) VPN
6 1 (7.69%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Back Office
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Technical Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (15.38%) Server Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) VMware Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) ITSM
3 2 (15.38%) Server Building
3 2 (15.38%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) IT Asset Management
4 1 (7.69%) Process Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) CCNA
1 4 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (30.77%) MCSA
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESX
3 2 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (15.38%) vSphere
3 2 (15.38%) XenApp
3 2 (15.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) VMware
2 7 (53.85%) Citrix
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Siemens