The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 87 94 81
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 50 29 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.71% 1.60% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.53% 10.78% 17.26%
Number of salaries quoted 46 25 32
Average salary £47,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,100 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £41,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
WAN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
344 269 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.64% 14.85% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 312 220 195
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,250 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 88 (87.13%) LAN
2 53 (52.48%) Windows
3 48 (47.52%) Cisco Certification
3 48 (47.52%) Firewall
4 44 (43.56%) CCNA
5 40 (39.60%) Linux
6 38 (37.62%) Apache
6 38 (37.62%) Bash Shell
7 35 (34.65%) Puppet
7 35 (34.65%) Jenkins
7 35 (34.65%) VMware
7 35 (34.65%) UNIX
7 35 (34.65%) Perl
7 35 (34.65%) DevOps
8 34 (33.66%) Ruby
8 34 (33.66%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (33.66%) Hudson
8 34 (33.66%) nginx
9 32 (31.68%) Opscode Chef
9 32 (31.68%) Salt
10 30 (29.70%) Ansible
11 29 (28.71%) Python
12 28 (27.72%) Cisco
12 28 (27.72%) Configuration Management
12 28 (27.72%) Git (software)
13 26 (25.74%) Build Automation
13 26 (25.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (25.74%) LAMP
14 22 (21.78%) Amazon AWS
14 22 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 38 (37.62%) Apache
2 34 (33.66%) nginx
3 19 (18.81%) OpenStack
4 14 (13.86%) MS Exchange
5 9 (8.91%) Confluence
5 9 (8.91%) MediaWiki
6 8 (7.92%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (6.93%) SharePoint
8 5 (4.95%) Lync
9 3 (2.97%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (2.97%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.97%) Tomcat
10 2 (1.98%) IIS
10 2 (1.98%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
10 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
11 1 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.99%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (14.85%) MS Office
2 10 (9.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (21.78%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.97%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.97%) Google Apps
2 3 (2.97%) Office 365
3 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (87.13%) LAN
2 48 (47.52%) Firewall
3 14 (13.86%) Network Security
3 14 (13.86%) VoIP
4 13 (12.87%) LDAP
4 13 (12.87%) VPN
5 12 (11.88%) IPv6
6 9 (8.91%) OSPF
6 9 (8.91%) BGP
6 9 (8.91%) EIGRP
6 9 (8.91%) IPsec
7 7 (6.93%) HTTP
7 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.94%) Wireless
8 6 (5.94%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (4.95%) MPLS
9 5 (4.95%) Wireshark
10 4 (3.96%) tcpdump
10 4 (3.96%) SMTP
10 4 (3.96%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (12.87%) MySQL
2 12 (11.88%) Relational Database
3 9 (8.91%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
5 3 (2.97%) RDBMS
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.97%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 35 (34.65%) Jenkins
2 34 (33.66%) Hudson
3 28 (27.72%) Git (software)
4 9 (8.91%) Subversion
4 9 (8.91%) JIRA
General
1 6 (5.94%) Finance
2 4 (3.96%) Law
3 2 (1.98%) Advertising
3 2 (1.98%) Military
4 1 (0.99%) Marketing
4 1 (0.99%) Legal
4 1 (0.99%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.99%) Electronics
4 1 (0.99%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (33.66%) DevOps Engineer
2 32 (31.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 15 (14.85%) Analyst
4 12 (11.88%) Network Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Consultant
5 7 (6.93%) Architect
6 6 (5.94%) Support Analyst
6 6 (5.94%) Administrator
7 5 (4.95%) DevOps Consultant
7 5 (4.95%) Network Support
8 4 (3.96%) 2nd Line Support
8 4 (3.96%) Network Architect
8 4 (3.96%) IT Support
8 4 (3.96%) Desktop Support
9 3 (2.97%) Junior
9 3 (2.97%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (2.97%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.97%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (2.97%) Systems Administrator
9 3 (2.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (25.74%) LAMP
2 3 (2.97%) WebCenter
2 3 (2.97%) Middleware
3 1 (0.99%) HTML
3 1 (0.99%) .NET
3 1 (0.99%) COM
3 1 (0.99%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (20.79%) Data Centre
2 9 (8.91%) Wiki
3 3 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.99%) HP Storage
4 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.99%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.99%) DTV
4 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.99%) Clustering
4 1 (0.99%) PDA
4 1 (0.99%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.99%) Physics
4 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 53 (52.48%) Windows
2 40 (39.60%) Linux
3 35 (34.65%) UNIX
4 26 (25.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (20.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (16.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (15.84%) CentOS
7 16 (15.84%) Debian
7 16 (15.84%) Ubuntu
8 6 (5.94%) Windows XP
8 6 (5.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (4.95%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.97%) AIX
10 3 (2.97%) Solaris
11 2 (1.98%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.98%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.99%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (34.65%) DevOps
2 34 (33.66%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (27.72%) Configuration Management
4 26 (25.74%) Build Automation
5 21 (20.79%) ITIL
6 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (10.89%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (10.89%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (9.90%) Change Control
9 9 (8.91%) Database Theory
9 9 (8.91%) Relational Database Theory
9 9 (8.91%) Service Delivery
9 9 (8.91%) Data Modelling
10 7 (6.93%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (5.94%) Cyber Security
11 6 (5.94%) Load Balancing
11 6 (5.94%) Network Design
12 5 (4.95%) Migration
12 5 (4.95%) Information Security
13 4 (3.96%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 38 (37.62%) Bash Shell
2 35 (34.65%) Perl
3 34 (33.66%) Ruby
4 29 (28.71%) Python
5 21 (20.79%) SQL
6 15 (14.85%) PHP
7 10 (9.90%) Java
8 2 (1.98%) C
9 1 (0.99%) C++
9 1 (0.99%) VB
9 1 (0.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 48 (47.52%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (43.56%) CCNA
3 18 (17.82%) Security Cleared
4 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
5 10 (9.90%) CCNP
6 6 (5.94%) DV Cleared
6 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.95%) MCSE
8 4 (3.96%) CCDP
9 3 (2.97%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.97%) MCSA
10 2 (1.98%) GIAC
11 1 (0.99%) CCSE
11 1 (0.99%) CCDA
11 1 (0.99%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.99%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) QA
System Software
1 22 (21.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (20.79%) Active Directory
3 15 (14.85%) Samba
4 9 (8.91%) Postfix
4 9 (8.91%) XenServer
4 9 (8.91%) iptables
5 7 (6.93%) Hyper-V
6 4 (3.96%) Snort
6 4 (3.96%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.99%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 35 (34.65%) Puppet
2 32 (31.68%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (31.68%) Salt
3 30 (29.70%) Ansible
4 19 (18.81%) Nagios
5 9 (8.91%) ZABBIX
6 2 (1.98%) SCOM
7 1 (0.99%) WSUS
7 1 (0.99%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (34.65%) VMware
2 28 (27.72%) Cisco
3 21 (20.79%) Microsoft
4 18 (17.82%) Citrix
5 10 (9.90%) Red Hat
6 8 (7.92%) CheckPoint
7 7 (6.93%) Oracle
8 6 (5.94%) Avaya
8 6 (5.94%) Juniper
9 4 (3.96%) CA
9 4 (3.96%) Mitel
10 3 (2.97%) Nortel
10 3 (2.97%) Google
10 3 (2.97%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.97%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.97%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.97%) F5
11 1 (0.99%) MobileIron
11 1 (0.99%) HP
11 1 (0.99%) SAP
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