Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Walsall with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands > Walsall
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 14 34
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walsall 1.27% 7.34% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 33.33% 31.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 5
Walsall median annual salary £18,000 £22,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% -32.31% +71.05%
10th Percentile £17,000 £21,500 £21,850
90th Percentile £19,000 £27,000 £33,750
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +30.77%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Walsall with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Walsall
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 11 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Walsall 13.92% 22.02% 8.25%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 14
Walsall median annual salary £45,000 £27,250 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +65.14% -16.15% +14.04%
10th Percentile £29,000 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £47,500 £38,250 £45,350
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Walsall

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Walsall.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Walsall

WAN
Salary Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Walsall.

Salary trend for WAN in Walsall

For the 6 months to 24 November 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%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) VMware

WAN
Co-occurring 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 1 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (100.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) DHCP
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (100.00%) IT Technician
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) iPad
1 1 (100.00%) iPhone
1 1 (100.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Network+ Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 1 (100.00%) Symantec
1 1 (100.00%) Veeam
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) WatchGuard