The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 35 39
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 21 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 6.40% 4.86% 2.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.67% 52.50% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 19 21 6
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
WAN
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bath region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bath
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
60 40 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 20.20% 9.26% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 59 40 35
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £31,250 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in Bath

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Bath region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bath

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 26 (86.67%) CMS
2 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 4 (13.33%) LAN
3 3 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (10.00%) VMware
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) QSIG
4 2 (6.67%) Citrix
4 2 (6.67%) VoIP
4 2 (6.67%) SMTP
4 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
4 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
4 2 (6.67%) VPN
4 2 (6.67%) MS Office
4 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
4 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (6.67%) Siemens
4 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
4 2 (6.67%) Memory Management
4 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
4 2 (6.67%) Office 365
5 1 (3.33%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (3.33%) VLAN
5 1 (3.33%) Degree
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.33%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 26 (86.67%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Office
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) LAN
1 4 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (6.67%) Wireshark
2 2 (6.67%) QSIG
2 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
2 2 (6.67%) VoIP
2 2 (6.67%) SMTP
2 2 (6.67%) Ethernet
2 2 (6.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (6.67%) VPN
3 1 (3.33%) SAN
3 1 (3.33%) MPLS
3 1 (3.33%) OSPF
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (3.33%) Wireless
3 1 (3.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) Solutions Architect
1 13 (43.33%) Architect
1 13 (43.33%) Consultant
1 13 (43.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Network Support
3 2 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (6.67%) Memory Management
2 1 (3.33%) Software Delivery
2 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (3.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) VMware
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.67%) Citrix
2 2 (6.67%) Siemens
3 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco