The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warwickshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 53 48 48
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 36 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.73% 3.95% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.82% 24.16% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 30 18
Average salary £27,850 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.86% +11.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 Warwickshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warwickshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 149 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 15.30% 16.34% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 77 134 95
Average salary £31,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,080 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Warwickshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

WAN Salary Trend in Warwickshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

WAN
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nuneaton - 10 £27,850 -
Rugby +2 1 £29,000 +45.00%
Stratford-upon-Avon +1 1 £34,000 +30.76%
Kenilworth - 1 £42,500 -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 21 (75.00%) LAN
2 12 (42.86%) Citrix
3 10 (35.71%) ITIL
4 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (32.14%) VPN
4 9 (32.14%) Cisco
4 9 (32.14%) CCNA
4 9 (32.14%) Internet
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (28.57%) Firewall
5 8 (28.57%) VMware
5 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
5 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 8 (28.57%) Windows
5 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (25.00%) SSH
6 7 (25.00%) Network Security
6 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 7 (25.00%) CCNP
6 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
6 7 (25.00%) MPLS
7 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
7 5 (17.86%) CCIE

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the Warwickshire 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 8 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 7 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) LAN
2 9 (32.14%) VPN
2 9 (32.14%) Internet
3 8 (28.57%) Firewall
3 8 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 7 (25.00%) MPLS
4 7 (25.00%) SSH
4 7 (25.00%) Network Security
5 5 (17.86%) UMTS
5 5 (17.86%) GPRS
5 5 (17.86%) ISDN
5 5 (17.86%) xDSL
5 5 (17.86%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (10.71%) VoIP
6 3 (10.71%) VLAN
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
7 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (7.14%) IP Telephony
7 2 (7.14%) Intranet
7 2 (7.14%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Finance
3 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 7 (25.00%) IT Support
3 4 (14.29%) Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) IT Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Network Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
4 3 (10.71%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Project Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Security Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Data Centre Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Statistics
1 2 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.57%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
1 8 (28.57%) Windows
1 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) CentOS
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Debian
3 1 (3.57%) Fedora
3 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) ITIL
2 5 (17.86%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 2 (7.14%) Change Control
3 2 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.14%) Fault Management
3 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.57%) CRM
4 1 (3.57%) ERP
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Change Management
4 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.57%) Procure-to-pay
4 1 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) CCNA
1 9 (32.14%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (25.00%) CCNP
3 5 (17.86%) CCIE
4 2 (7.14%) CCDA
4 2 (7.14%) CCDP
5 1 (3.57%) HND
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.86%) PCI DSS
2 2 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 7 (25.00%) VMware ESX
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) Citrix
2 9 (32.14%) Cisco
3 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (7.14%) Tandberg
4 2 (7.14%) F5
4 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
4 2 (7.14%) Remedy
4 2 (7.14%) Juniper
4 2 (7.14%) Nokia
5 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) Sun
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Twitter