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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 73 91 99
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 45 40 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.90% 2.13% 1.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.91% 11.73% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 38 38 28
Median salary £40,500 £43,000 £27,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.81% +54.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £20,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
226 341 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.57% 18.19% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 181 313 246
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 10 December 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 98 (92.45%) LAN
2 62 (58.49%) Firewall
3 49 (46.23%) Cisco
4 46 (43.40%) VPN
5 45 (42.45%) Windows
6 40 (37.74%) Active Directory
7 39 (36.79%) ITIL
8 34 (32.08%) DNS
9 30 (28.30%) TCP/IP
10 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
11 27 (25.47%) Data Centre
12 26 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
12 26 (24.53%) VoIP
12 26 (24.53%) Cisco ASA
13 25 (23.58%) DHCP
14 23 (21.70%) WLAN
15 21 (19.81%) Service Management
16 20 (18.87%) MS Excel
16 20 (18.87%) CheckPoint
16 20 (18.87%) Network Security
16 20 (18.87%) VLAN
17 19 (17.92%) CCNP
17 19 (17.92%) Linux
17 19 (17.92%) VMware
18 17 (16.04%) PRINCE2
18 17 (16.04%) MS Exchange
19 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
19 15 (14.15%) Internet
19 15 (14.15%) Service Delivery
19 15 (14.15%) Wireless

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 17 (16.04%) MS Exchange
2 10 (9.43%) SharePoint
3 9 (8.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.72%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 20 (18.87%) MS Excel
2 13 (12.26%) MS Office
3 8 (7.55%) MS Visio
4 7 (6.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.94%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (4.72%) OpenText MBPM
1 5 (4.72%) Visualfiles
2 2 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.83%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 98 (92.45%) LAN
2 62 (58.49%) Firewall
3 46 (43.40%) VPN
4 34 (32.08%) DNS
5 30 (28.30%) TCP/IP
6 26 (24.53%) Cisco ASA
6 26 (24.53%) VoIP
7 25 (23.58%) DHCP
8 23 (21.70%) WLAN
9 20 (18.87%) Network Security
9 20 (18.87%) VLAN
10 15 (14.15%) Internet
10 15 (14.15%) Wireless
11 14 (13.21%) ADSL
11 14 (13.21%) Intrusion Detection
12 13 (12.26%) MPLS
13 9 (8.49%) 3G
13 9 (8.49%) NetScreen
13 9 (8.49%) SMTP
13 9 (8.49%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.83%) IDOL
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (10.38%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.72%) Legal
4 2 (1.89%) Electronics
4 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (0.94%) Billing
Job Titles
1 42 (39.62%) Network Engineer
2 18 (16.98%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (16.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 18 (16.98%) Support Engineer
3 16 (15.09%) Network Manager
4 14 (13.21%) Analyst
5 12 (11.32%) Network Support
6 11 (10.38%) Desktop Support
7 10 (9.43%) Network Support Engineer
7 10 (9.43%) Service Analyst
7 10 (9.43%) Service Desk Analyst
7 10 (9.43%) Support Analyst
8 9 (8.49%) IT Support
9 8 (7.55%) Service Desk Support
9 8 (7.55%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 7 (6.60%) Desktop Analyst
10 7 (6.60%) IT Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) IT Support Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) Security Manager
10 7 (6.60%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.77%) .NET
2 1 (0.94%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 27 (25.47%) Data Centre
2 13 (12.26%) NHS
2 13 (12.26%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.94%) BYOD
4 1 (0.94%) CMDB
4 1 (0.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.94%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (0.94%) iSeries
4 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.94%) Replication
4 1 (0.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 45 (42.45%) Windows
2 19 (17.92%) Linux
3 14 (13.21%) Windows Server
4 12 (11.32%) Windows 7
5 9 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (6.60%) Android
6 7 (6.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (4.72%) Windows 8
7 5 (4.72%) Windows Vista
7 5 (4.72%) Windows XP
8 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (36.79%) ITIL
2 21 (19.81%) Service Management
3 17 (16.04%) PRINCE2
4 15 (14.15%) Service Delivery
5 13 (12.26%) Network Management
6 12 (11.32%) ITIL V3
7 10 (9.43%) Change Management
7 10 (9.43%) Identity Access Management
7 10 (9.43%) Security Management
8 8 (7.55%) ITSM
8 8 (7.55%) Network Load Balancing
8 8 (7.55%) Programme Management
9 7 (6.60%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (6.60%) Project Management
9 7 (6.60%) Service Design
10 6 (5.66%) Data Protection
11 4 (3.77%) DevOps
11 4 (3.77%) Migration
11 4 (3.77%) Problem Management
12 3 (2.83%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (12.26%) SQL
2 4 (3.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (17.92%) CCNP
3 13 (12.26%) CCNA
4 9 (8.49%) MCP
4 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (6.60%) CCDP
5 7 (6.60%) CCSP
6 5 (4.72%) Degree
6 5 (4.72%) MCITP
6 5 (4.72%) MCSE
7 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.89%) SC Cleared
7 2 (1.89%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.94%) APMP
8 1 (0.94%) CCENT
8 1 (0.94%) CCIE
8 1 (0.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.38%) SLA
2 4 (3.77%) QA
System Software
1 40 (37.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (13.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.72%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (3.77%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.94%) NFS
5 1 (0.94%) vSphere
5 1 (0.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (3.77%) SCCM
2 1 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.94%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.94%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 49 (46.23%) Cisco
2 29 (27.36%) Microsoft
3 20 (18.87%) CheckPoint
4 19 (17.92%) VMware
5 12 (11.32%) Citrix
5 12 (11.32%) iManage
6 9 (8.49%) Avaya
7 7 (6.60%) F5
8 6 (5.66%) Palo Alto
9 5 (4.72%) IronPort
9 5 (4.72%) Meraki
10 4 (3.77%) Brocade
10 4 (3.77%) HP
10 4 (3.77%) Juniper
11 3 (2.83%) IBM
11 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.89%) Dell
12 2 (1.89%) SAP
13 1 (0.94%) arcserve
13 1 (0.94%) Intel
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