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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 91 95 67
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Permanent jobs citing WAN 49 21 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.56% 1.18% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.12% 8.61% 17.94%
Number of salaries quoted 48 19 39
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £42,500 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
347 244 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.13% 13.67% 16.68%
Number of salaries quoted 316 207 208
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £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 31 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 86 (89.58%) LAN
2 47 (48.96%) Windows
3 42 (43.75%) Firewall
4 39 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
5 38 (39.58%) VMware
6 35 (36.46%) CCNA
7 34 (35.42%) Linux
8 33 (34.38%) Cisco
9 29 (30.21%) Apache
9 29 (30.21%) UNIX
9 29 (30.21%) Perl
9 29 (30.21%) Bash Shell
10 28 (29.17%) nginx
10 28 (29.17%) Puppet
10 28 (29.17%) Hudson
10 28 (29.17%) Jenkins
10 28 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (29.17%) Git (software)
10 28 (29.17%) Ruby
10 28 (29.17%) DevOps
11 26 (27.08%) Salt
11 26 (27.08%) Opscode Chef
11 26 (27.08%) Build Automation
11 26 (27.08%) LAMP
12 25 (26.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 25 (26.04%) ITIL
12 25 (26.04%) Microsoft
12 25 (26.04%) Ansible
13 23 (23.96%) SQL
14 22 (22.92%) Configuration Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 29 (30.21%) Apache
2 28 (29.17%) nginx
3 20 (20.83%) MS Exchange
4 19 (19.79%) OpenStack
5 13 (13.54%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (9.38%) SharePoint
6 9 (9.38%) Confluence
6 9 (9.38%) MediaWiki
7 8 (8.33%) Lync
8 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (2.08%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
11 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
11 1 (1.04%) IIS
11 1 (1.04%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.04%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 15 (15.63%) MS Office
2 12 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 20 (20.83%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.13%) Office 365
3 1 (1.04%) Google Apps
3 1 (1.04%) SaaS
3 1 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.04%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 86 (89.58%) LAN
2 42 (43.75%) Firewall
3 14 (14.58%) VoIP
3 14 (14.58%) VPN
4 13 (13.54%) LDAP
5 12 (12.50%) Network Security
6 10 (10.42%) OSPF
6 10 (10.42%) BGP
6 10 (10.42%) EIGRP
6 10 (10.42%) IPv6
7 9 (9.38%) IPsec
8 8 (8.33%) MPLS
8 8 (8.33%) TCP/IP
9 6 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (5.21%) DNS
10 5 (5.21%) HTTP
10 5 (5.21%) Wireless
11 4 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (4.17%) Wireshark
11 4 (4.17%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.50%) Relational Database
2 10 (10.42%) MySQL
3 9 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.13%) SQL Server
4 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 28 (29.17%) Hudson
1 28 (29.17%) Jenkins
1 28 (29.17%) Git (software)
2 9 (9.38%) Subversion
2 9 (9.38%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.25%) Law
2 4 (4.17%) Finance
3 3 (3.13%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.08%) Military
4 2 (2.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.04%) Advertising
5 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.04%) Electronics
5 1 (1.04%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (29.17%) DevOps Engineer
2 26 (27.08%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 18 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 15 (15.63%) Analyst
5 7 (7.29%) Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Support Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (5.21%) Network Support
7 5 (5.21%) DevOps Consultant
8 4 (4.17%) Network Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Administrator
9 3 (3.13%) DBA
9 3 (3.13%) Help Desk Analyst
9 3 (3.13%) Support Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.13%) Network Administrator
9 3 (3.13%) Help Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (27.08%) LAMP
2 3 (3.13%) WebCenter
3 1 (1.04%) COM
3 1 (1.04%) Web Services
3 1 (1.04%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (22.92%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.38%) Wiki
3 3 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) Clustering
4 2 (2.08%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) DTV
5 1 (1.04%) PDA
5 1 (1.04%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.04%) Physics
5 1 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 47 (48.96%) Windows
2 34 (35.42%) Linux
3 29 (30.21%) UNIX
4 25 (26.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (19.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (13.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (9.38%) Debian
7 9 (9.38%) CentOS
7 9 (9.38%) Ubuntu
8 8 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.13%) AIX
9 3 (3.13%) Solaris
10 2 (2.08%) Windows Vista
10 2 (2.08%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.04%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (29.17%) Continuous Integration
1 28 (29.17%) DevOps
2 26 (27.08%) Build Automation
3 25 (26.04%) ITIL
4 22 (22.92%) Configuration Management
5 19 (19.79%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (11.46%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (11.46%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (9.38%) Data Modelling
7 9 (9.38%) Database Theory
7 9 (9.38%) Relational Database Theory
8 8 (8.33%) Change Control
8 8 (8.33%) Service Delivery
9 7 (7.29%) Information Security
9 7 (7.29%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (6.25%) Cyber Security
11 5 (5.21%) Project Management
11 5 (5.21%) Load Balancing
12 4 (4.17%) Protective Monitoring
12 4 (4.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (30.21%) Perl
1 29 (30.21%) Bash Shell
2 28 (29.17%) Ruby
3 23 (23.96%) SQL
4 21 (21.88%) Python
5 10 (10.42%) Java
6 9 (9.38%) PHP
7 2 (2.08%) C
8 1 (1.04%) C++
8 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 39 (40.63%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (36.46%) CCNA
3 20 (20.83%) Security Cleared
4 17 (17.71%) SC Cleared
5 10 (10.42%) CCNP
6 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (6.25%) DV Cleared
7 6 (6.25%) MCSE
8 4 (4.17%) CCDP
9 3 (3.13%) MCSA
9 3 (3.13%) JNCIA
10 2 (2.08%) Degree
10 2 (2.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (2.08%) GIAC
11 1 (1.04%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.04%) Security+ Certification
11 1 (1.04%) Network+ Certification
11 1 (1.04%) Server+ Certification
11 1 (1.04%) MCITP
11 1 (1.04%) LPIC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 18 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (9.38%) Samba
3 9 (9.38%) Postfix
3 9 (9.38%) XenServer
3 9 (9.38%) iptables
4 6 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.25%) Terminal Services
5 4 (4.17%) Snort
6 2 (2.08%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.04%) NFS
7 1 (1.04%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 28 (29.17%) Puppet
2 26 (27.08%) Salt
2 26 (27.08%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (26.04%) Ansible
4 19 (19.79%) Nagios
5 9 (9.38%) ZABBIX
6 3 (3.13%) SCVMM
7 2 (2.08%) SCOM
8 1 (1.04%) SCCM
8 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (39.58%) VMware
2 33 (34.38%) Cisco
3 25 (26.04%) Microsoft
4 19 (19.79%) Citrix
5 9 (9.38%) Avaya
5 9 (9.38%) Red Hat
5 9 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 8 (8.33%) Oracle
7 7 (7.29%) Mitel
8 5 (5.21%) Juniper
9 4 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.13%) Nortel
10 3 (3.13%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.08%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.08%) F5
12 1 (1.04%) SAP
12 1 (1.04%) Apple
12 1 (1.04%) CA
12 1 (1.04%) IBM
12 1 (1.04%) MobileIron
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