The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Midlands / Warwickshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 53 58
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 20 41 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 3.33% 5.47% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.74% 30.15% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 16
Median salary £35,000 £40,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.11% -2.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £36,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £63,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Warwickshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 92 136 89
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire 15.31% 18.16% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 67 100 79
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Warwickshire citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Warwickshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Warwickshire

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

Salary trend for WAN in Warwickshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Warwickshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Warwickshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Warwickshire

WAN
Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warwick +36 8 £35,000 -46.15%
Leamington Spa - 6 £35,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon -2 5 £45,000 - 1
WAN
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Warwickshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 20 (80.00%) Cisco
2 18 (72.00%) LAN
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (56.00%) CCNP
4 13 (52.00%) CCNA
5 11 (44.00%) Firewall
5 11 (44.00%) VMware
6 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
6 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
7 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
7 9 (36.00%) Windows
8 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
8 8 (32.00%) Wireless
8 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (28.00%) MCSE
9 7 (28.00%) Palo Alto
10 6 (24.00%) VoIP
10 6 (24.00%) VPN
10 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
10 6 (24.00%) SIEM
10 6 (24.00%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
11 5 (20.00%) Network Security
11 5 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
11 5 (20.00%) IP Telephony
11 5 (20.00%) Degree
11 5 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (4.00%) IIS
3 1 (4.00%) SAS
3 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) LAN
2 11 (44.00%) Firewall
3 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (32.00%) Wireless
4 6 (24.00%) VoIP
4 6 (24.00%) VPN
5 5 (20.00%) DWDM
5 5 (20.00%) IP Telephony
5 5 (20.00%) Network Security
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (16.00%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (12.00%) DNS
7 3 (12.00%) VLAN
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (8.00%) DHCP
8 2 (8.00%) SNMP
9 1 (4.00%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.00%) Subversion
General
1 10 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (12.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Network Operations Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (24.00%) Support Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Network Communications Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Voice Engineer
4 5 (20.00%) Voice Network Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) IT Manager
6 3 (12.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Network Support
6 3 (12.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (12.00%) Security Consultant
6 3 (12.00%) Security Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (12.00%) iPad
4 2 (8.00%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 9 (36.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.00%) Unix
3 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (8.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.00%) Android
5 1 (4.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.00%) Linux
5 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (24.00%) SIEM
3 5 (20.00%) Workflow
4 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 4 (16.00%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (16.00%) Vulnerability Management
5 3 (12.00%) Network Design
5 3 (12.00%) Project Management
6 2 (8.00%) BCP
6 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
6 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
6 2 (8.00%) Information Security
6 2 (8.00%) ITIL V3
6 2 (8.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 2 (8.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (8.00%) Trend Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Wealth Management
7 1 (4.00%) DevOps
7 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) CCNP
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (52.00%) CCNA
3 7 (28.00%) MCSE
3 7 (28.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (20.00%) Degree
5 4 (16.00%) MCP
6 3 (12.00%) CCSA
6 3 (12.00%) CCSE
6 3 (12.00%) CISMP
7 1 (4.00%) MCSA
7 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (20.00%) SLA
2 4 (16.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (12.00%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (4.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 6 (24.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (8.00%) WMI
4 1 (4.00%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (4.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 20 (80.00%) Cisco
2 11 (44.00%) VMware
3 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (28.00%) Palo Alto
6 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 2 (8.00%) HP
6 2 (8.00%) IronPort
6 2 (8.00%) Remedy
7 1 (4.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.00%) New Relic
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
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