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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 96 69 71
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 29 57 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.50% 3.25% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.18% 18.04% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 27 37 38
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,400 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
238 316 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 12.31% 18.00% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 225 205 227
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 54 (96.43%) LAN
2 50 (89.29%) Windows
3 38 (67.86%) Firewall
4 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
5 28 (50.00%) VMware
6 26 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (41.07%) VPN
8 22 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (32.14%) Cisco
9 18 (32.14%) MS Office
9 18 (32.14%) Citrix
10 17 (30.36%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (30.36%) CCNA
10 17 (30.36%) ITIL
10 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
11 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (28.57%) Windows 7
12 14 (25.00%) Linux
12 14 (25.00%) SQL
13 13 (23.21%) PHP
13 13 (23.21%) DHCP
14 12 (21.43%) DevOps
15 11 (19.64%) Salt
15 11 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
15 11 (19.64%) Jenkins
15 11 (19.64%) Bash Shell
15 11 (19.64%) Puppet
15 11 (19.64%) Hudson
15 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
15 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
2 10 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (8.93%) nginx
4 5 (8.93%) Confluence
4 5 (8.93%) Lync
4 5 (8.93%) MediaWiki
4 5 (8.93%) Apache
5 2 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (32.14%) MS Office
2 6 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (96.43%) LAN
2 38 (67.86%) Firewall
3 23 (41.07%) VPN
4 13 (23.21%) DHCP
5 11 (19.64%) Network Security
6 8 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (14.29%) MPLS
6 8 (14.29%) SAN
7 7 (12.50%) VoIP
8 6 (10.71%) DNS
8 6 (10.71%) OSPF
8 6 (10.71%) BGP
8 6 (10.71%) Wireless
9 5 (8.93%) IPsec
9 5 (8.93%) IP Telephony
9 5 (8.93%) EIGRP
9 5 (8.93%) IPv6
9 5 (8.93%) LDAP
10 4 (7.14%) Internet
10 4 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (10.71%) MySQL
4 5 (8.93%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (19.64%) Hudson
1 11 (19.64%) Jenkins
2 5 (8.93%) Subversion
2 5 (8.93%) JIRA
2 5 (8.93%) Git (software)
General
1 8 (14.29%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Support Engineer
2 12 (21.43%) DevOps Engineer
3 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 8 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Help Desk Analyst
4 6 (10.71%) Analyst
5 5 (8.93%) Network Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Network Support
6 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (7.14%) Administrator
7 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support
7 3 (5.36%) IT Support
8 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Service Delivery Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) LAMP
2 2 (3.57%) .NET
2 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.93%) Wiki
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 50 (89.29%) Windows
2 26 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 22 (39.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 14 (25.00%) Linux
6 8 (14.29%) Mac OS X
7 7 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (10.71%) Windows XP
9 5 (8.93%) Debian
9 5 (8.93%) Ubuntu
9 5 (8.93%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) ITIL
2 12 (21.43%) DevOps
3 11 (19.64%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (17.86%) Configuration Management
5 9 (16.07%) Load Balancing
6 8 (14.29%) Network Design
7 6 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (8.93%) Build Automation
8 5 (8.93%) Database Theory
8 5 (8.93%) Relational Database Theory
8 5 (8.93%) Data Modelling
8 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
8 5 (8.93%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (7.14%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (7.14%) Change Control
10 3 (5.36%) Network Management
10 3 (5.36%) Incident Management
11 2 (3.57%) Service Management
11 2 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 13 (23.21%) PHP
3 11 (19.64%) Bash Shell
3 11 (19.64%) Ruby
3 11 (19.64%) Perl
4 6 (10.71%) Python
5 5 (8.93%) Java
6 2 (3.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.57%) C#
7 1 (1.79%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (30.36%) CCNA
1 17 (30.36%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 7 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.71%) MCSE
5 5 (8.93%) MCITP
6 2 (3.57%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) CCENT
7 1 (1.79%) MCSA
7 1 (1.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.79%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (53.57%) Active Directory
2 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.93%) Samba
3 5 (8.93%) Postfix
3 5 (8.93%) XenServer
4 4 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.79%) vSphere
5 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) Puppet
1 11 (19.64%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (19.64%) Salt
2 6 (10.71%) Ansible
3 5 (8.93%) ZABBIX
4 4 (7.14%) WSUS
4 4 (7.14%) SCCM
4 4 (7.14%) SCOM
5 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (50.00%) VMware
2 18 (32.14%) Cisco
2 18 (32.14%) Citrix
3 17 (30.36%) Microsoft
4 5 (8.93%) Dell
4 5 (8.93%) Red Hat
5 4 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 4 (7.14%) Symantec
5 4 (7.14%) McAfee
5 4 (7.14%) Avaya
6 3 (5.36%) CA
7 2 (3.57%) Juniper
7 2 (3.57%) HP
8 1 (1.79%) EMC
8 1 (1.79%) BMC
8 1 (1.79%) BT
8 1 (1.79%) Remedy
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: Market rates depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago