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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 85 95 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 49 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.52% 1.89% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.54% 12.29% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 41 33 23
Average salary £70,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+86.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
362 301 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.60% 15.36% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 318 216 160
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 83 (89.25%) LAN
2 50 (53.76%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (50.54%) Windows
4 46 (49.46%) CCNA
5 42 (45.16%) Firewall
6 39 (41.94%) Linux
7 38 (40.86%) Bash Shell
8 36 (38.71%) Apache
9 35 (37.63%) Perl
9 35 (37.63%) Puppet
9 35 (37.63%) Jenkins
9 35 (37.63%) DevOps
10 34 (36.56%) Hudson
10 34 (36.56%) Ruby
10 34 (36.56%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (36.56%) UNIX
11 32 (34.41%) nginx
11 32 (34.41%) Opscode Chef
11 32 (34.41%) Salt
12 31 (33.33%) Python
13 30 (32.26%) Configuration Management
14 29 (31.18%) Ansible
15 26 (27.96%) Git (software)
16 25 (26.88%) VMware
17 24 (25.81%) LAMP
17 24 (25.81%) Build Automation
18 23 (24.73%) Cisco
19 22 (23.66%) Active Directory
19 22 (23.66%) Amazon AWS
20 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 36 (38.71%) Apache
2 32 (34.41%) nginx
3 19 (20.43%) OpenStack
4 7 (7.53%) Confluence
4 7 (7.53%) MediaWiki
5 6 (6.45%) MS Exchange
6 5 (5.38%) SharePoint
7 3 (3.23%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (3.23%) Tomcat
8 2 (2.15%) IIS
8 2 (2.15%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 2 (2.15%) Lync
9 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.08%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (1.08%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 14 (15.05%) MS Office
2 7 (7.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.08%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (23.66%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.23%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.23%) Google Apps
2 3 (3.23%) Office 365
3 1 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (89.25%) LAN
2 42 (45.16%) Firewall
3 13 (13.98%) Network Security
4 10 (10.75%) LDAP
4 10 (10.75%) IPv6
5 9 (9.68%) VPN
5 9 (9.68%) VoIP
6 7 (7.53%) OSPF
6 7 (7.53%) BGP
6 7 (7.53%) EIGRP
6 7 (7.53%) IPsec
7 6 (6.45%) HTTP
7 6 (6.45%) TCP/IP
8 5 (5.38%) Wireless
9 4 (4.30%) Wireshark
9 4 (4.30%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (4.30%) DHCP
10 3 (3.23%) FTP
10 3 (3.23%) SMTP
10 3 (3.23%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.83%) MySQL
2 9 (9.68%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.53%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.30%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.15%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (37.63%) Jenkins
2 34 (36.56%) Hudson
3 26 (27.96%) Git (software)
4 7 (7.53%) Subversion
4 7 (7.53%) JIRA
General
1 7 (7.53%) Finance
2 2 (2.15%) Advertising
2 2 (2.15%) Military
3 1 (1.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 34 (36.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 29 (31.18%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 11 (11.83%) Analyst
4 8 (8.60%) Network Engineer
5 7 (7.53%) Architect
6 6 (6.45%) Desktop Support
6 6 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (6.45%) IT Support
7 4 (4.30%) Network Support
7 4 (4.30%) Network Architect
7 4 (4.30%) Administrator
7 4 (4.30%) Consultant
7 4 (4.30%) Support Analyst
8 3 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Junior
8 3 (3.23%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.23%) Junior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (25.81%) LAMP
2 3 (3.23%) Middleware
3 2 (2.15%) WebCenter
4 1 (1.08%) HTML
4 1 (1.08%) .NET
4 1 (1.08%) COM
4 1 (1.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.20%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.53%) Wiki
3 2 (2.15%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.08%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.08%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.08%) Clustering
4 1 (1.08%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.08%) Physics
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 47 (50.54%) Windows
2 39 (41.94%) Linux
3 34 (36.56%) UNIX
4 20 (21.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 18 (19.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (15.05%) CentOS
6 14 (15.05%) Debian
6 14 (15.05%) Ubuntu
7 12 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.53%) Windows 7
9 6 (6.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.23%) AIX
10 3 (3.23%) Solaris
11 2 (2.15%) Windows Vista
11 2 (2.15%) Mac OS X
12 1 (1.08%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.08%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.63%) DevOps
2 34 (36.56%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (32.26%) Configuration Management
4 24 (25.81%) Build Automation
5 20 (21.51%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (18.28%) ITIL
7 12 (12.90%) Change Control
8 10 (10.75%) Service Delivery
9 9 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (8.60%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (7.53%) Data Modelling
11 7 (7.53%) Database Theory
11 7 (7.53%) Relational Database Theory
12 6 (6.45%) Software Delivery
12 6 (6.45%) Network Design
12 6 (6.45%) Load Balancing
12 6 (6.45%) Migration
13 5 (5.38%) Cyber Security
14 4 (4.30%) Network Monitoring
14 4 (4.30%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.86%) Bash Shell
2 35 (37.63%) Perl
3 34 (36.56%) Ruby
4 31 (33.33%) Python
5 15 (16.13%) PHP
6 13 (13.98%) SQL
7 8 (8.60%) Java
8 1 (1.08%) C
8 1 (1.08%) C++
8 1 (1.08%) VB
8 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 50 (53.76%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (49.46%) CCNA
3 17 (18.28%) Security Cleared
4 16 (17.20%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.60%) CCNP
6 5 (5.38%) MCSE
6 5 (5.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.30%) CCDP
8 3 (3.23%) DV Cleared
8 3 (3.23%) MCSA
9 2 (2.15%) GIAC
10 1 (1.08%) CCSE
10 1 (1.08%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.08%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.08%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.15%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 22 (23.66%) Active Directory
2 19 (20.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.98%) Samba
4 7 (7.53%) Postfix
4 7 (7.53%) XenServer
4 7 (7.53%) iptables
5 6 (6.45%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.23%) Snort
7 2 (2.15%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.08%) ISA Server
8 1 (1.08%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 35 (37.63%) Puppet
2 32 (34.41%) Opscode Chef
2 32 (34.41%) Salt
3 29 (31.18%) Ansible
4 19 (20.43%) Nagios
5 7 (7.53%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 25 (26.88%) VMware
2 23 (24.73%) Cisco
3 17 (18.28%) Microsoft
4 15 (16.13%) Citrix
5 8 (8.60%) Red Hat
6 6 (6.45%) CA
6 6 (6.45%) Oracle
7 4 (4.30%) Juniper
8 3 (3.23%) Google
8 3 (3.23%) Fortinet
8 3 (3.23%) Nortel
8 3 (3.23%) F5
9 2 (2.15%) Mitel
9 2 (2.15%) HP
9 2 (2.15%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.08%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.08%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.08%) IBM
10 1 (1.08%) Avaya
10 1 (1.08%) Sourcefire
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + pension, private healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago