The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 60 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.98% 1.90% 4.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.08% 10.61% 29.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 14
Average salary £29,250 £37,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £23,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
WAN
Dorset

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bournemouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
98 66 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 24.08% 17.89% 16.61%
Number of salaries quoted 82 54 41
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

WAN
Salary Trend in Bournemouth

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

WAN Salary Trend in Bournemouth

WAN
Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Bournemouth region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 7 (63.64%) VMware
4 7 (63.64%) LAN
5 6 (54.55%) Cisco
6 5 (45.45%) ITIL
6 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (36.36%) MPLS
7 4 (36.36%) Juniper
7 4 (36.36%) CCNA
7 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
7 4 (36.36%) HP
7 4 (36.36%) VoIP
7 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
7 4 (36.36%) JNCIA
7 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
8 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
8 3 (27.27%) MS Office
8 3 (27.27%) Citrix
9 2 (18.18%) SAN
9 2 (18.18%) Terminal Server
9 2 (18.18%) DMZ
9 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
9 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
9 2 (18.18%) VPN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bournemouth 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 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) MS Office
2 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 7 (63.64%) LAN
3 4 (36.36%) MPLS
3 4 (36.36%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
4 2 (18.18%) DMZ
4 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
5 1 (9.09%) VLAN
General
1 1 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Architect
1 5 (45.45%) Support Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Solutions Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Security Architect
2 4 (36.36%) Security Solutions Architect
3 3 (27.27%) IT Support
3 3 (27.27%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (9.09%) PDA
2 1 (9.09%) Handset
2 1 (9.09%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
2 2 (18.18%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Vista
3 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 4 (36.36%) TOGAF
2 4 (36.36%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Business Continuity
5 1 (9.09%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) Password Management
5 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 1 (9.09%) ERP
5 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
5 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (36.36%) CCNA
2 4 (36.36%) JNCIA
3 1 (9.09%) CCSP
3 1 (9.09%) CCNP
3 1 (9.09%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Terminal Server
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 4 (36.36%) Juniper
4 4 (36.36%) HP
5 3 (27.27%) Citrix
6 1 (9.09%) Toshiba