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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 52 54 49
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 18 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 2.32% 2.73% 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.78% 17.48% 22.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 30
Average salary £36,500 £27,850 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.05% -16.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £27,850 £22,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £37,400 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
90 103 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 13.04% 15.61% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 76 77 134
Average salary £37,000 £31,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.46% -16.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,080 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
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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
Leamington Spa - 5 £35,000 -
Kenilworth -2 3 £65,000 +52.94%
Warwick - 3 £37,500 -
Nuneaton -4 2 £19,000 -31.77%
Stratford-upon-Avon +1 1 £36,500 +7.35%
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 23 (95.83%) LAN
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 17 (70.83%) Cisco
4 14 (58.33%) Firewall
5 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
6 12 (50.00%) UNIX
7 9 (37.50%) Network Security
8 8 (33.33%) SIEM
8 8 (33.33%) HP
8 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
8 8 (33.33%) Middleware
9 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (25.00%) ITIL
10 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
10 5 (20.83%) SLA
10 5 (20.83%) Citrix
10 5 (20.83%) Internet
10 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
11 4 (16.67%) VMware
11 4 (16.67%) OSPF
11 4 (16.67%) BGP
11 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (16.67%) Linux
11 4 (16.67%) MS Office
12 3 (12.50%) VPN
12 3 (12.50%) Juniper
12 3 (12.50%) CCNA
12 3 (12.50%) EIGRP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) LAN
2 14 (58.33%) Firewall
3 13 (54.17%) TCP/IP
4 9 (37.50%) Network Security
5 5 (20.83%) Internet
6 4 (16.67%) OSPF
6 4 (16.67%) BGP
7 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
7 3 (12.50%) VPN
8 2 (8.33%) DNS
8 2 (8.33%) DHCP
8 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
8 2 (8.33%) FTP
8 2 (8.33%) NetScreen
8 2 (8.33%) MPLS
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (8.33%) Spanning Tree
9 1 (4.17%) WAAS
9 1 (4.17%) OmniPeek
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (54.17%) Network Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Security Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (20.83%) Service Analyst
4 5 (20.83%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (12.50%) Operations Manager
6 3 (12.50%) IT Operations Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Designer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Designer
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Services Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Network Designer
7 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
7 1 (4.17%) Services Delivery Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Service Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Technical Manager
7 1 (4.17%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Replication
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 12 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
4 4 (16.67%) Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) SIEM
2 6 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (12.50%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.33%) Network Design
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Capacity Management
5 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
5 1 (4.17%) Wealth Management
5 1 (4.17%) Network Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Management
5 1 (4.17%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.50%) CCNA
3 2 (8.33%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.83%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco IPCC
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco
2 8 (33.33%) HP
2 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) Citrix
5 4 (16.67%) VMware
6 3 (12.50%) Juniper
7 2 (8.33%) NetApp
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (4.17%) EMC
8 1 (4.17%) IBM
8 1 (4.17%) Brocade
8 1 (4.17%) Fortinet
8 1 (4.17%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.17%) Splunk
8 1 (4.17%) Radware