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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 80 95 77
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 47 35 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.32% 1.90% 2.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.58% 13.36% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 40 24 43
Average salary £32,500 £35,625 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.77% +9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £24,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £58,750 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
346 262 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.06% 14.22% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 210 209 260
Average salary £38,500 £41,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.09% +10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 16 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 72 (71.29%) LAN
2 51 (50.50%) Cisco
3 47 (46.53%) TCP/IP
3 47 (46.53%) Firewall
4 41 (40.59%) Windows
5 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
6 30 (29.70%) MPLS
7 29 (28.71%) Ethernet
8 27 (26.73%) ITIL
8 27 (26.73%) Active Directory
9 25 (24.75%) Cisco Certification
10 24 (23.76%) Capacity Planning
11 23 (22.77%) Linux
11 23 (22.77%) DNS
12 21 (20.79%) VoIP
12 21 (20.79%) Wireless
13 20 (19.80%) Advertising
13 20 (19.80%) Network Security
14 15 (14.85%) VPLS
14 15 (14.85%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (14.85%) Telecoms
15 14 (13.86%) DWDM
15 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
15 14 (13.86%) ISDN
15 14 (13.86%) CCNA
15 14 (13.86%) Network Monitoring
15 14 (13.86%) Strategic Planning
16 13 (12.87%) Load Balancing
16 13 (12.87%) Structured Cabling
16 13 (12.87%) SIEM

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 6 (5.94%) Apache
1 6 (5.94%) Tomcat
1 6 (5.94%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.96%) CMS
3 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.94%) Amazon EC2
1 6 (5.94%) Google Apps
2 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 72 (71.29%) LAN
2 47 (46.53%) TCP/IP
2 47 (46.53%) Firewall
3 30 (29.70%) MPLS
4 29 (28.71%) Ethernet
5 23 (22.77%) DNS
6 21 (20.79%) VoIP
6 21 (20.79%) Wireless
7 20 (19.80%) Network Security
8 15 (14.85%) VPLS
9 14 (13.86%) DWDM
9 14 (13.86%) ISDN
10 13 (12.87%) Structured Cabling
10 13 (12.87%) xDSL
10 13 (12.87%) Frame Relay
11 12 (11.88%) VPN
12 10 (9.90%) DHCP
13 9 (8.91%) iSCSI
13 9 (8.91%) FCoE
14 8 (7.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.94%) MySQL
2 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
General
1 20 (19.80%) Advertising
2 15 (14.85%) Telecoms
3 10 (9.90%) Finance
4 6 (5.94%) Back Office
5 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.99%) Military
6 1 (0.99%) Law
6 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (23.76%) Network Engineer
2 12 (11.88%) Analyst
3 11 (10.89%) Support Engineer
3 11 (10.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Consultant
4 9 (8.91%) Network Consultant
5 8 (7.92%) Team Leader
5 8 (7.92%) Architect
6 7 (6.93%) Network Architect
6 7 (6.93%) Technical Design Authority
7 6 (5.94%) Infrastructure Manager
8 5 (4.95%) Systems Administrator
8 5 (4.95%) Administrator
8 5 (4.95%) Network Support
8 5 (4.95%) Network Analyst
8 5 (4.95%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 4 (3.96%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Head of Infrastructure
9 4 (3.96%) Support Analyst
9 4 (3.96%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.93%) Middleware
2 4 (3.96%) COM+
3 1 (0.99%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.85%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.96%) FMCG
4 3 (2.97%) Blackberry
4 3 (2.97%) Open Source
4 3 (2.97%) Xbox
5 2 (1.98%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.98%) Replication
5 2 (1.98%) Clustering
5 2 (1.98%) PMI
6 1 (0.99%) Handset
6 1 (0.99%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (40.59%) Windows
2 23 (22.77%) Linux
3 8 (7.92%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.94%) UNIX
5 6 (5.94%) Windows XP
5 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (26.73%) ITIL
2 24 (23.76%) Capacity Planning
3 14 (13.86%) Network Monitoring
3 14 (13.86%) Strategic Planning
4 13 (12.87%) Load Balancing
4 13 (12.87%) SIEM
5 7 (6.93%) Project Planning
6 6 (5.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (3.96%) Project Management
7 4 (3.96%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (2.97%) Change Management
8 3 (2.97%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.97%) Computer Architecture
8 3 (2.97%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (2.97%) Performance Engineering
8 3 (2.97%) Performance Management
8 3 (2.97%) Problem Management
9 2 (1.98%) Release Management
9 2 (1.98%) Fault Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.93%) SQL
2 6 (5.94%) Bash Shell
2 6 (5.94%) Python
3 4 (3.96%) PL/SQL
4 2 (1.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (24.75%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (13.86%) CCNA
3 13 (12.87%) CCNP
4 11 (10.89%) Degree
5 9 (8.91%) CCIE
6 6 (5.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.95%) MCSE
7 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
8 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.97%) MCITP
9 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.98%) MCTS
10 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.98%) PMP
10 2 (1.98%) PMI Certification
10 2 (1.98%) HNC
10 2 (1.98%) HND
11 1 (0.99%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.99%) CCDP
11 1 (0.99%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.97%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.99%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (26.73%) Active Directory
2 9 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.94%) Hyper-V
4 5 (4.95%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.98%) vSphere
6 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.99%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.99%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) DameWare
1 3 (2.97%) Netcool
1 3 (2.97%) Cacti
2 2 (1.98%) SCCM
2 2 (1.98%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.99%) MOM
3 1 (0.99%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 51 (50.50%) Cisco
2 34 (33.66%) Microsoft
3 12 (11.88%) VMware
4 10 (9.90%) Juniper
5 9 (8.91%) Fortinet
6 8 (7.92%) Meru Networks
7 6 (5.94%) Google
7 6 (5.94%) Citrix
8 4 (3.96%) Facebook
8 4 (3.96%) Oracle
8 4 (3.96%) HP
8 4 (3.96%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.97%) Dell
9 3 (2.97%) NetScout
9 3 (2.97%) Barracuda Networks
10 2 (1.98%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.98%) IBM
10 2 (1.98%) Nortel
10 2 (1.98%) Veritas
11 1 (0.99%) SAP
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