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 28 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 91 78 93
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 30 39 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.65% 2.41% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.32% 17.03% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 26 32 14
Average salary £39,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £23,500 £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
265 229 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.60% 14.14% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 219 197 197
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 28 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 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 49 (71.01%) LAN
2 35 (50.72%) Cisco
3 29 (42.03%) TCP/IP
4 27 (39.13%) Windows
5 24 (34.78%) Linux
6 23 (33.33%) VoIP
7 21 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
8 19 (27.54%) Firewall
9 18 (26.09%) VMware
10 17 (24.64%) VPN
10 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
11 16 (23.19%) CCNP
12 15 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 14 (20.29%) DNS
14 12 (17.39%) CCNA
14 12 (17.39%) DHCP
14 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
14 12 (17.39%) MPLS
15 10 (14.49%) Apache
15 10 (14.49%) MySQL
15 10 (14.49%) ITIL
15 10 (14.49%) IPv6
15 10 (14.49%) Middleware
15 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
15 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
15 10 (14.49%) Bash Shell
15 10 (14.49%) Google
15 10 (14.49%) Google Apps
16 9 (13.04%) Amazon EC2

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 (14.49%) Apache
2 9 (13.04%) Tomcat
3 7 (10.14%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) Confluence
6 1 (1.45%) nginx
6 1 (1.45%) MediaWiki
6 1 (1.45%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (17.39%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.49%) Google Apps
2 9 (13.04%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 49 (71.01%) LAN
2 29 (42.03%) TCP/IP
3 23 (33.33%) VoIP
4 19 (27.54%) Firewall
5 17 (24.64%) VPN
6 14 (20.29%) DNS
7 12 (17.39%) DHCP
7 12 (17.39%) MPLS
8 10 (14.49%) IPv6
9 9 (13.04%) Internet
9 9 (13.04%) IPv4
9 9 (13.04%) HTTP
10 8 (11.59%) Wireless
11 6 (8.70%) Ethernet
11 6 (8.70%) Network Security
12 5 (7.25%) Cisco ASA
13 4 (5.80%) IPsec
13 4 (5.80%) DWDM
13 4 (5.80%) ISDN
14 3 (4.35%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.49%) MySQL
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.90%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.45%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.45%) JIRA
1 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.45%) Hudson
1 1 (1.45%) Subversion
General
1 9 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.35%) Finance
2 3 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 28 (40.58%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.04%) Administrator
3 8 (11.59%) Systems Administrator
4 7 (10.14%) Support Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (8.70%) Analyst
5 6 (8.70%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (7.25%) Network Manager
7 3 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (4.35%) Network Analyst
7 3 (4.35%) Network Support Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Network Support
7 3 (4.35%) Security Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (2.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 2 (2.90%) Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Network Consultant
8 2 (2.90%) Help Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.90%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.49%) Middleware
2 1 (1.45%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.45%) Ajax
2 1 (1.45%) .NET
2 1 (1.45%) COM
2 1 (1.45%) COM+
2 1 (1.45%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.59%) Open Source
1 8 (11.59%) Xbox
2 5 (7.25%) Digital Media
3 3 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.45%) Wiki
5 1 (1.45%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.13%) Windows
2 24 (34.78%) Linux
3 10 (14.49%) Windows 7
4 8 (11.59%) Windows XP
5 6 (8.70%) UNIX
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.45%) CentOS
8 1 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.49%) ITIL
2 6 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (7.25%) PRINCE2
3 5 (7.25%) Service Delivery
4 4 (5.80%) Load Balancing
5 3 (4.35%) Strategic Planning
5 3 (4.35%) Computer Architecture
5 3 (4.35%) SIEM
5 3 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.90%) Network Design
7 1 (1.45%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.45%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.45%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.45%) Business Development
7 1 (1.45%) Logistics
7 1 (1.45%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL V3
7 1 (1.45%) Network Management
7 1 (1.45%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.49%) Bash Shell
2 9 (13.04%) Python
3 4 (5.80%) SQL
4 1 (1.45%) Ruby
4 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.45%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) Perl
4 1 (1.45%) PHP
4 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (30.43%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (23.19%) CCNP
3 12 (17.39%) CCNA
4 10 (14.49%) Security Cleared
5 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (8.70%) CCDP
5 6 (8.70%) MCSE
6 5 (7.25%) Degree
6 5 (7.25%) CCSP
7 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.35%) CCIE
8 2 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (2.90%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.45%) MCITP
9 1 (1.45%) HP ASE
9 1 (1.45%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (24.64%) Active Directory
2 15 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (13.04%) VMware ESX
4 7 (10.14%) Terminal Services
5 5 (7.25%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (1.45%) Postfix
7 1 (1.45%) XenServer
7 1 (1.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) SCCM
1 1 (1.45%) ZABBIX
1 1 (1.45%) Puppet
1 1 (1.45%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (50.72%) Cisco
2 19 (27.54%) Microsoft
3 18 (26.09%) VMware
4 10 (14.49%) Google
5 8 (11.59%) Facebook
6 4 (5.80%) Citrix
6 4 (5.80%) HP
7 3 (4.35%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.90%) Oracle
8 2 (2.90%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.45%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.45%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.45%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.45%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.45%) F5
9 1 (1.45%) Meraki
9 1 (1.45%) Meru Networks
9 1 (1.45%) SAP
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