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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 36 41 42
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 3.83% 1.86% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.28% 17.24% 11.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 7
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +15.74%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
47 29 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bath 18.01% 10.78% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 40 28 41
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,050 £21,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 21 Related IT Skills in Bath

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) CMS
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (6.25%) VLAN
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (6.25%) High Availability
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
3 1 (6.25%) WLAN
3 1 (6.25%) VPN
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) ITIL
3 1 (6.25%) Windows

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bath by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (12.50%) Firewall
1 2 (12.50%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Architect
1 12 (75.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 12 (75.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (12.50%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Virtualisation Architect
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
1 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) High Availability
1 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco
1 1 (6.25%) VMware