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 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands / Walsall
Rank - 21 15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 0 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall - 2.19% 5.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 25.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Median salary - £24,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
4 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 13.33% 8.76% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 8
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.18% +1.85%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 3 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL