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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 57 53 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 11 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 2.46% 3.90% 3.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.83% 20.65% 23.08%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 14
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
93 92 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bournemouth 20.76% 18.89% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 67 73 43
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £50,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bournemouth

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (93.33%) LAN
2 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (60.00%) Wireless
4 9 (60.00%) Juniper
5 8 (53.33%) SonicWALL
5 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) Windows
7 3 (20.00%) VoIP
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (13.33%) SAN
8 2 (13.33%) CCNP
8 2 (13.33%) CCNA
8 2 (13.33%) MS Office
8 2 (13.33%) ITIL
8 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
8 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
9 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
9 1 (6.67%) Linux
9 1 (6.67%) MCSE
9 1 (6.67%) MCSA
9 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
9 1 (6.67%) CCDA
9 1 (6.67%) CCDP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Office
2 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) LAN
2 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 9 (60.00%) Wireless
4 3 (20.00%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) DMZ
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 1 (6.67%) PABX
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
1 8 (53.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Architect
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Design Leader
4 1 (6.67%) Security Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) ICT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Security Architect
4 1 (6.67%) Lead Architect
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Handset
2 1 (6.67%) PDA
2 1 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (13.33%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Business Continuity
3 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) CCDA
3 1 (6.67%) CCDP
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (6.67%) Terminal Server
3 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) Juniper
3 8 (53.33%) SonicWALL
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Toshiba