The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West / Bristol
Rank 80 104 101
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 47 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.89% 1.58% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.08% 10.04% 11.62%
Number of salaries quoted 37 28 26
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.40% +13.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
223 279 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.71% 15.76% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 170 251 222
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 January 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for WAN.

1 85 (93.41%) LAN
2 54 (59.34%) Firewall
3 40 (43.96%) ITIL
4 37 (40.66%) VPN
4 37 (40.66%) Windows
5 35 (38.46%) Cisco
6 34 (37.36%) Active Directory
7 28 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
7 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 28 (30.77%) DNS
8 25 (27.47%) DHCP
9 23 (25.27%) Service Management
10 22 (24.18%) Network Security
11 20 (21.98%) WLAN
12 19 (20.88%) MS Exchange
12 19 (20.88%) TCP/IP
13 18 (19.78%) CCNP
13 18 (19.78%) VLAN
13 18 (19.78%) Data Centre
14 17 (18.68%) Intrusion Detection
14 17 (18.68%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (18.68%) CCNA
14 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
15 16 (17.58%) VoIP
15 16 (17.58%) Windows Server
16 15 (16.48%) Internet
16 15 (16.48%) VMware
17 14 (15.38%) Finance
17 14 (15.38%) CheckPoint
17 14 (15.38%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (20.88%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.09%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (12.09%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.59%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (5.49%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 14 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.89%) MS Office
3 6 (6.59%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.49%) OpenText MBPM
1 5 (5.49%) Visualfiles
2 2 (2.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 85 (93.41%) LAN
2 54 (59.34%) Firewall
3 37 (40.66%) VPN
4 28 (30.77%) DNS
5 25 (27.47%) DHCP
6 22 (24.18%) Network Security
7 20 (21.98%) WLAN
8 19 (20.88%) TCP/IP
9 18 (19.78%) VLAN
10 17 (18.68%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (18.68%) Intrusion Detection
11 16 (17.58%) VoIP
12 15 (16.48%) Internet
13 13 (14.29%) Wireless
14 11 (12.09%) MPLS
15 9 (9.89%) ADSL
16 6 (6.59%) Ethernet
16 6 (6.59%) OSPF
16 6 (6.59%) SNMP
16 6 (6.59%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (18.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.30%) IDOL
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 14 (15.38%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 6 (6.59%) Legal
4 3 (3.30%) Marketing
5 2 (2.20%) Electronics
5 2 (2.20%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (35.16%) Network Engineer
2 19 (20.88%) Support Engineer
3 14 (15.38%) Network Support
4 13 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 13 (14.29%) Network Manager
5 11 (12.09%) Network Support Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) IT Support
7 9 (9.89%) Analyst
7 9 (9.89%) IT Engineer
8 8 (8.79%) Desktop Support
8 8 (8.79%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (7.69%) Network Security Manager
9 7 (7.69%) Security Manager
10 6 (6.59%) Technical Manager
11 5 (5.49%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 5 (5.49%) Support Analyst
11 5 (5.49%) Wintel Engineer
11 5 (5.49%) Wintel Support
11 5 (5.49%) Wintel Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.40%) .NET
2 1 (1.10%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.10%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.78%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.29%) NHS
3 10 (10.99%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.20%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (2.20%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.10%) CCTV
6 1 (1.10%) CMDB
6 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.10%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.10%) iSeries
6 1 (1.10%) Replication
6 1 (1.10%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 37 (40.66%) Windows
2 16 (17.58%) Windows Server
3 12 (13.19%) Linux
4 10 (10.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (8.79%) Windows 7
5 8 (8.79%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (7.69%) Windows 8
7 6 (6.59%) Windows Vista
7 6 (6.59%) Windows XP
8 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.20%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (43.96%) ITIL
2 23 (25.27%) Service Management
3 12 (13.19%) Network Management
3 12 (13.19%) PRINCE2
4 11 (12.09%) Service Delivery
5 10 (10.99%) Identity Access Management
5 10 (10.99%) Security Management
6 9 (9.89%) ITSM
7 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (8.79%) Programme Management
8 7 (7.69%) ITIL V3
8 7 (7.69%) Migration
8 7 (7.69%) Service Design
9 6 (6.59%) Data Protection
9 6 (6.59%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (6.59%) Project Management
10 5 (5.49%) Change Management
10 5 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 4 (4.40%) DevOps
11 4 (4.40%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.89%) SQL
2 4 (4.40%) C#
3 2 (2.20%) Perl
3 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.20%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (30.77%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (19.78%) CCNP
3 17 (18.68%) CCNA
4 12 (13.19%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (10.99%) MCP
6 7 (7.69%) MCSE
7 6 (6.59%) MCITP
8 5 (5.49%) CCDP
8 5 (5.49%) CCSP
9 4 (4.40%) Degree
10 3 (3.30%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
10 3 (3.30%) Security Cleared
11 2 (2.20%) CCENT
11 2 (2.20%) CompTIA Security+
11 2 (2.20%) LPIC
11 2 (2.20%) MCSA
11 2 (2.20%) Security+ Certification
11 2 (2.20%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.59%) SLA
2 2 (2.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.20%) QA
System Software
1 34 (37.36%) Active Directory
2 7 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.49%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (3.30%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.20%) NFS
5 2 (2.20%) Snort
6 1 (1.10%) KVM
6 1 (1.10%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (5.49%) SCCM
2 2 (2.20%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 2 (2.20%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 2 (2.20%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (1.10%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.10%) HP SIM
3 1 (1.10%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 35 (38.46%) Cisco
2 28 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 15 (16.48%) VMware
4 14 (15.38%) CheckPoint
5 12 (13.19%) Citrix
6 8 (8.79%) Avaya
7 7 (7.69%) iManage
8 6 (6.59%) F5
8 6 (6.59%) Juniper
9 5 (5.49%) Brocade
9 5 (5.49%) Palo Alto
10 4 (4.40%) IronPort
11 3 (3.30%) Meraki
12 2 (2.20%) IBM
12 2 (2.20%) Intel Security
12 2 (2.20%) SAP
12 2 (2.20%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.20%) WatchGuard
13 1 (1.10%) HP
13 1 (1.10%) Sophos
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