The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 95 73 88
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 38 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.56% 2.37% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.77% 18.10% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 24 30 14
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,400 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
260 210 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.48% 13.11% 15.16%
Number of salaries quoted 212 179 193
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
South West

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

WAN
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

WAN Salary Trend in Bristol

WAN
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 48 (68.57%) LAN
2 38 (54.29%) Cisco
3 29 (41.43%) TCP/IP
4 25 (35.71%) Windows
5 24 (34.29%) Linux
5 24 (34.29%) VoIP
6 22 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
7 19 (27.14%) Firewall
8 17 (24.29%) CCNP
8 17 (24.29%) VMware
9 16 (22.86%) VPN
10 15 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
11 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
12 13 (18.57%) DNS
13 12 (17.14%) CCNA
13 12 (17.14%) MPLS
14 11 (15.71%) DHCP
15 10 (14.29%) MySQL
15 10 (14.29%) Apache
15 10 (14.29%) IPv6
15 10 (14.29%) Middleware
15 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
15 10 (14.29%) Windows 7
15 10 (14.29%) Bash Shell
16 9 (12.86%) ITIL
16 9 (12.86%) Tomcat
16 9 (12.86%) Python
16 9 (12.86%) HTTP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 10 (14.29%) Apache
2 9 (12.86%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.86%) CMS
7 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.43%) nginx
7 1 (1.43%) Confluence
7 1 (1.43%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 13 (18.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.86%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (12.86%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 48 (68.57%) LAN
2 29 (41.43%) TCP/IP
3 24 (34.29%) VoIP
4 19 (27.14%) Firewall
5 16 (22.86%) VPN
6 13 (18.57%) DNS
7 12 (17.14%) MPLS
8 11 (15.71%) DHCP
9 10 (14.29%) IPv6
10 9 (12.86%) IPv4
10 9 (12.86%) HTTP
10 9 (12.86%) Internet
11 8 (11.43%) Network Security
12 7 (10.00%) Wireless
12 7 (10.00%) Ethernet
13 4 (5.71%) IPsec
13 4 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (4.29%) DWDM
14 3 (4.29%) SSH
14 3 (4.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.29%) MySQL
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Subversion
1 1 (1.43%) JIRA
1 1 (1.43%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.43%) Hudson
1 1 (1.43%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.57%) Advertising
3 3 (4.29%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Military
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (41.43%) Network Engineer
2 9 (12.86%) Administrator
3 8 (11.43%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 6 (8.57%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.57%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.14%) Analyst
6 5 (7.14%) Network Manager
7 3 (4.29%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Network Support
7 3 (4.29%) Security Engineer
7 3 (4.29%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.29%) Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Network Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Architect
8 2 (2.86%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (2.86%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (2.86%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (2.86%) COM+
3 1 (1.43%) .NET
3 1 (1.43%) COM
3 1 (1.43%) LAMP
3 1 (1.43%) Ajax
3 1 (1.43%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.43%) Open Source
1 8 (11.43%) Xbox
2 5 (7.14%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Wiki
5 1 (1.43%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 25 (35.71%) Windows
2 24 (34.29%) Linux
3 10 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 8 (11.43%) Windows XP
5 6 (8.57%) UNIX
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.86%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.43%) CentOS
7 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.43%) Debian
7 1 (1.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (12.86%) ITIL
2 7 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 5 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 3 (4.29%) Computer Architecture
5 2 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (2.86%) SIEM
5 2 (2.86%) Strategic Planning
5 2 (2.86%) Project Planning
5 2 (2.86%) Load Balancing
6 1 (1.43%) Problem Management
6 1 (1.43%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (1.43%) Business Development
6 1 (1.43%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (1.43%) Cyber Security
6 1 (1.43%) Network Management
6 1 (1.43%) ITIL V3
6 1 (1.43%) Risk Management
6 1 (1.43%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.29%) Bash Shell
2 9 (12.86%) Python
3 4 (5.71%) SQL
4 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.43%) Java
5 1 (1.43%) Perl
5 1 (1.43%) PHP
5 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.43%) Ruby
5 1 (1.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (31.43%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (24.29%) CCNP
3 12 (17.14%) CCNA
4 10 (14.29%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.57%) Degree
5 6 (8.57%) CCDP
6 5 (7.14%) MCSE
6 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.14%) CCSP
7 4 (5.71%) CCIE
8 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.86%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.43%) MCITP
10 1 (1.43%) HP ASE
10 1 (1.43%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (21.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 9 (12.86%) VMware ESX
4 7 (10.00%) Terminal Services
5 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.43%) Samba
7 1 (1.43%) Postfix
7 1 (1.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.43%) SCCM
1 1 (1.43%) ZABBIX
1 1 (1.43%) Puppet
Vendors
1 38 (54.29%) Cisco
2 19 (27.14%) Microsoft
3 17 (24.29%) VMware
4 9 (12.86%) Google
5 8 (11.43%) Facebook
6 4 (5.71%) HP
7 3 (4.29%) Citrix
7 3 (4.29%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.29%) Oracle
8 2 (2.86%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.86%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.43%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.43%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.43%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.43%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.43%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.43%) F5
9 1 (1.43%) Juniper
9 1 (1.43%) Genesys
9 1 (1.43%) NetApp
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