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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 72 96 99
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 50 48 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.10% 2.54% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.36% 13.64% 10.14%
Number of salaries quoted 50 42 24
Median salary £28,000 £48,750 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-42.56% +23.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £75,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
288 352 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.85% 18.61% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 232 317 218
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 July 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, 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 67 (85.90%) LAN
2 43 (55.13%) Cisco
3 42 (53.85%) Windows
4 34 (43.59%) VPN
5 33 (42.31%) Firewall
6 31 (39.74%) TCP/IP
7 30 (38.46%) Active Directory
8 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
9 26 (33.33%) VoIP
9 26 (33.33%) VMware
10 25 (32.05%) Linux
10 25 (32.05%) DNS
11 21 (26.92%) ITIL
12 20 (25.64%) Data Centre
13 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
13 16 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (17.95%) Citrix
16 13 (16.67%) DHCP
16 13 (16.67%) MPLS
17 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
17 12 (15.38%) SQL
17 12 (15.38%) MS Office
17 12 (15.38%) CheckPoint
17 12 (15.38%) SLA
18 11 (14.10%) SAN
18 11 (14.10%) MCSE
18 11 (14.10%) ADSL
18 11 (14.10%) Broadband

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 7 (8.97%) Skype for Business
2 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.85%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 12 (15.38%) MS Office
2 6 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (12.82%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (12.82%) Office 365
3 1 (1.28%) IaaS
3 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (85.90%) LAN
2 34 (43.59%) VPN
3 33 (42.31%) Firewall
4 31 (39.74%) TCP/IP
5 26 (33.33%) VoIP
6 25 (32.05%) DNS
7 16 (20.51%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (16.67%) DHCP
8 13 (16.67%) MPLS
9 11 (14.10%) ADSL
9 11 (14.10%) Broadband
9 11 (14.10%) NetScreen
9 11 (14.10%) SAN
9 11 (14.10%) SMTP
9 11 (14.10%) VLAN
10 8 (10.26%) WLAN
11 7 (8.97%) 3G
11 7 (8.97%) SSH
12 6 (7.69%) NAS
12 6 (7.69%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.28%) MySQL
2 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MSI
General
1 5 (6.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.85%) Legal
3 2 (2.56%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 30 (38.46%) Network Engineer
2 15 (19.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (14.10%) Analyst
4 10 (12.82%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (10.26%) Desktop Support
6 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (8.97%) Service Analyst
6 7 (8.97%) Service Desk Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (7.69%) Desktop Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Desktop Support Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Service Desk Support
7 6 (7.69%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Support Analyst
7 6 (7.69%) Windows Support Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Support Engineer
9 4 (5.13%) Network Manager
10 3 (3.85%) Help Desk Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.64%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.82%) Clustering
3 7 (8.97%) Blackberry
3 7 (8.97%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (7.69%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.41%) Replication
6 4 (5.13%) Fat Client
6 4 (5.13%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (5.13%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.56%) Security Operations Centre
8 1 (1.28%) BYOD
8 1 (1.28%) Data Protection Act
8 1 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (1.28%) EqualLogic
8 1 (1.28%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 42 (53.85%) Windows
2 25 (32.05%) Linux
3 10 (12.82%) Windows 7
3 10 (12.82%) Windows Server
4 8 (10.26%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (7.69%) Android
6 5 (6.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.85%) Windows XP
8 2 (2.56%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.56%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (26.92%) ITIL
2 10 (12.82%) PRINCE2
3 9 (11.54%) ITIL V3
4 8 (10.26%) Change Management
4 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.41%) Project Management
7 4 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (5.13%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.13%) Service Management
8 3 (3.85%) Business Transformation
8 3 (3.85%) Change Control
8 3 (3.85%) ITSM
8 3 (3.85%) Network Management
8 3 (3.85%) Patch Management
8 3 (3.85%) Service Design
9 2 (2.56%) Data Security
9 2 (2.56%) Migration
9 2 (2.56%) Security Operations
9 2 (2.56%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.38%) SQL
2 8 (10.26%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.56%) Perl
3 2 (2.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 15 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
1 15 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (14.10%) MCSE
3 9 (11.54%) CCNA
4 6 (7.69%) CCNP
5 5 (6.41%) CCDP
5 5 (6.41%) Degree
5 5 (6.41%) MCP
6 3 (3.85%) APMP
6 3 (3.85%) CCSP
6 3 (3.85%) MCSA
7 2 (2.56%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.56%) CCDA
7 2 (2.56%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.56%) LPIC
7 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.56%) Security+ Certification
7 2 (2.56%) Server+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (15.38%) SLA
2 2 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 30 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.41%) ISA Server
3 5 (6.41%) XenApp
4 4 (5.13%) Hyper-V
4 4 (5.13%) vSphere
5 3 (3.85%) NFS
6 1 (1.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (1.28%) Firmware
6 1 (1.28%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.28%) vCloud
6 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) AirWatch
2 4 (5.13%) SCCM
3 3 (3.85%) MOM
3 3 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (2.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (2.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.28%) Nagios
5 1 (1.28%) Puppet
5 1 (1.28%) SCOM
5 1 (1.28%) vMotion
5 1 (1.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 43 (55.13%) Cisco
2 28 (35.90%) Microsoft
3 26 (33.33%) VMware
4 14 (17.95%) Citrix
5 12 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 10 (12.82%) Avaya
7 9 (11.54%) HP
8 7 (8.97%) Dell
9 6 (7.69%) iManage
10 5 (6.41%) IBM
10 5 (6.41%) Palo Alto
11 4 (5.13%) Intel Security
12 3 (3.85%) EMC
12 3 (3.85%) F5
12 3 (3.85%) IronPort
12 3 (3.85%) Juniper
12 3 (3.85%) Meraki
12 3 (3.85%) Oracle
12 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds
13 2 (2.56%) Sourcefire
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