The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bath region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bath region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 50 40 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 1.45% 2.00% 1.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.62% 16.33% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 4
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -16.12%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
58 49 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 16.86% 12.22% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 46 44 22
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
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WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bath

WAN
Salary Trend in Bath

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

WAN Salary Trend in Bath

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bath 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 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) Cisco
2 7 (46.67%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) CMS
5 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) CCNP
5 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Juniper
6 2 (13.33%) HP
6 2 (13.33%) CCNA
6 2 (13.33%) CCIE
6 2 (13.33%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) AIX
6 2 (13.33%) NetApp
6 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 2 (13.33%) Project Management
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management
6 2 (13.33%) F5
6 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
6 2 (13.33%) UNIX
6 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
7 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
7 1 (6.67%) Fortinet

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bath 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 (26.67%) CMS
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Architect
1 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (20.00%) IT Services Manager
2 3 (20.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Support Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Service Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Service Operations Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Support
2 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Support Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Operations Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Project Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) AIX
2 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Project Management
1 2 (13.33%) Change Management
1 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
1 2 (13.33%) Matrix Management
2 1 (6.67%) Load Balancing
2 1 (6.67%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNP
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCIE
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) NetApp
3 2 (13.33%) CheckPoint
3 2 (13.33%) F5
4 1 (6.67%) Riverbed
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat