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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 70 60 56
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 10 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.78% 1.40% 3.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.27% 11.11% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15 10 25
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
74 90 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warwickshire 8.76% 12.59% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 64 78 118
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £27,850 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
(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
Leamington Spa - 8 £35,000 - 1
Nuneaton -1 4 £19,000 -31.77%
Kenilworth - 3 £65,000 -
WAN
West Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 29 (87.88%) LAN
2 24 (72.73%) Cisco
3 21 (63.64%) Windows
4 16 (48.48%) Firewall
5 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
6 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 11 (33.33%) UNIX
8 10 (30.30%) ITIL
8 10 (30.30%) Wireless
9 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (24.24%) Middleware
9 8 (24.24%) Network Security
9 8 (24.24%) SIEM
10 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
11 6 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
11 6 (18.18%) Citrix
11 6 (18.18%) CCNP
12 5 (15.15%) CCNA
12 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
12 5 (15.15%) SLA
12 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
12 5 (15.15%) MPLS
12 5 (15.15%) Linux
12 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
12 5 (15.15%) ATM
12 5 (15.15%) VPN
12 5 (15.15%) Frame Relay
12 5 (15.15%) Validation
12 5 (15.15%) CCSA
12 5 (15.15%) Risk Assessment

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) LAN
2 16 (48.48%) Firewall
3 12 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 10 (30.30%) Wireless
5 8 (24.24%) Network Security
6 6 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (15.15%) Converged Networks
7 5 (15.15%) DMVPN
7 5 (15.15%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (15.15%) Frame Relay
7 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (15.15%) MPLS
7 5 (15.15%) EIGRP
7 5 (15.15%) VPN
7 5 (15.15%) ATM
8 4 (12.12%) Internet
9 3 (9.09%) TACACS
9 3 (9.09%) BGP
9 3 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (6.06%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 8 (24.24%) Security Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (15.15%) Service Analyst
3 5 (15.15%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (12.12%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Operations Manager
5 3 (9.09%) IT Operations Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Computer Operator
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Network Support
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Network Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (24.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 5 (15.15%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (63.64%) Windows
2 11 (33.33%) UNIX
3 5 (15.15%) Linux
4 4 (12.12%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) ITIL
2 8 (24.24%) SIEM
3 5 (15.15%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (15.15%) Problem Management
3 5 (15.15%) Configuration Management
3 5 (15.15%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.15%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) Validation
3 5 (15.15%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (12.12%) Change Control
5 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Network Management
5 3 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 3 (9.09%) Incident Management
5 3 (9.09%) Resource Management
6 2 (6.06%) Network Design
6 2 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.18%) CCNP
3 5 (15.15%) CCNA
3 5 (15.15%) CCSA
3 5 (15.15%) CCSE
4 2 (6.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.15%) SLA
1 5 (15.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Cisco
2 13 (39.39%) CheckPoint
3 6 (18.18%) Citrix
4 5 (15.15%) Nokia
4 5 (15.15%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) HP
6 3 (9.09%) Remedy
6 3 (9.09%) VMware
7 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.06%) Oracle