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 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 77 81 93
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 48 45 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.38% 2.23% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.16% 12.86% 13.44%
Number of salaries quoted 42 40 22
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £38,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -15.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,950 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,250 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
339 350 253
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.82% 17.34% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 299 209 199
Average salary £40,000 £38,800 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -5.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 21 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 69 (90.79%) LAN
2 50 (65.79%) Windows
3 44 (57.89%) Firewall
4 37 (48.68%) Cisco Certification
5 35 (46.05%) CCNA
6 29 (38.16%) Bash Shell
7 27 (35.53%) DevOps
7 27 (35.53%) Linux
8 26 (34.21%) Perl
8 26 (34.21%) VMware
8 26 (34.21%) Jenkins
8 26 (34.21%) Puppet
9 25 (32.89%) Hudson
9 25 (32.89%) Ruby
9 25 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
9 25 (32.89%) Opscode Chef
9 25 (32.89%) Salt
9 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
10 23 (30.26%) Cisco
10 23 (30.26%) Apache
11 22 (28.95%) Python
12 21 (27.63%) PHP
12 21 (27.63%) Configuration Management
13 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (25.00%) nginx
14 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
15 18 (23.68%) Citrix
15 18 (23.68%) UNIX
15 18 (23.68%) Ansible
16 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 23 (30.26%) Apache
2 19 (25.00%) nginx
3 7 (9.21%) Confluence
3 7 (9.21%) MediaWiki
4 6 (7.89%) OpenStack
5 3 (3.95%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (3.95%) Tomcat
5 3 (3.95%) SharePoint
5 3 (3.95%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.63%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 2 (2.63%) Lync
6 2 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (17.11%) MS Office
2 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.95%) Google Apps
2 3 (3.95%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 69 (90.79%) LAN
2 44 (57.89%) Firewall
3 12 (15.79%) Network Security
4 11 (14.47%) VPN
5 10 (13.16%) IPv6
6 9 (11.84%) VoIP
7 8 (10.53%) OSPF
7 8 (10.53%) BGP
8 7 (9.21%) EIGRP
8 7 (9.21%) LDAP
8 7 (9.21%) IPsec
9 6 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (6.58%) DHCP
11 4 (5.26%) VLAN
11 4 (5.26%) Wireless
12 3 (3.95%) HTTP
12 3 (3.95%) TCP/IP
12 3 (3.95%) IPv4
12 3 (3.95%) Internet
12 3 (3.95%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.79%) MySQL
2 7 (9.21%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (9.21%) Relational Database
3 6 (7.89%) SQL Server
4 5 (6.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 26 (34.21%) Jenkins
2 25 (32.89%) Hudson
3 13 (17.11%) Git (software)
4 7 (9.21%) Subversion
4 7 (9.21%) JIRA
General
1 6 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.63%) Advertising
2 2 (2.63%) Military
Job Titles
1 26 (34.21%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (21.05%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (11.84%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Network Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Desktop Support
4 6 (7.89%) IT Support
5 4 (5.26%) Administrator
5 4 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (3.95%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.95%) Junior
6 3 (3.95%) Analyst
6 3 (3.95%) Architect
6 3 (3.95%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (3.95%) Junior Systems Administrator
7 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery Coordinator
7 2 (2.63%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (17.11%) LAMP
2 3 (3.95%) .NET
2 3 (3.95%) Middleware
3 2 (2.63%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.32%) CSS
4 1 (1.32%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.21%) Wiki
2 1 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.32%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 50 (65.79%) Windows
2 27 (35.53%) Linux
3 19 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (23.68%) UNIX
5 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (18.42%) CentOS
6 14 (18.42%) Debian
6 14 (18.42%) Ubuntu
7 11 (14.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (13.16%) Windows 7
9 6 (7.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (5.26%) Mac OS X
11 3 (3.95%) AIX
11 3 (3.95%) Solaris
12 2 (2.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (35.53%) DevOps
2 25 (32.89%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (27.63%) Configuration Management
4 13 (17.11%) Build Automation
5 12 (15.79%) Change Control
5 12 (15.79%) ITIL
6 10 (13.16%) Service Delivery
7 9 (11.84%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (10.53%) Load Balancing
9 7 (9.21%) Database Theory
9 7 (9.21%) Relational Database Theory
9 7 (9.21%) Data Modelling
9 7 (9.21%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (9.21%) Network Design
10 6 (7.89%) Migration
10 6 (7.89%) Software Delivery
11 4 (5.26%) Project Management
12 3 (3.95%) Network Management
12 3 (3.95%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (38.16%) Bash Shell
2 26 (34.21%) Perl
3 25 (32.89%) Ruby
4 22 (28.95%) Python
5 21 (27.63%) PHP
6 13 (17.11%) SQL
7 7 (9.21%) Java
8 2 (2.63%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.63%) C#
8 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.32%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.32%) C
9 1 (1.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (48.68%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (46.05%) CCNA
3 17 (22.37%) Security Cleared
4 16 (21.05%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (5.26%) MCSE
6 4 (5.26%) CCNP
7 2 (2.63%) Degree
7 2 (2.63%) MCSA
8 1 (1.32%) CCDA
8 1 (1.32%) CCDP
8 1 (1.32%) CCSE
8 1 (1.32%) JNCIA
8 1 (1.32%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.32%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.32%) MCITP
8 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 25 (32.89%) Active Directory
2 20 (26.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (17.11%) Samba
4 7 (9.21%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.21%) Postfix
4 7 (9.21%) XenServer
4 7 (9.21%) iptables
Systems Management
1 26 (34.21%) Puppet
2 25 (32.89%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (32.89%) Salt
3 18 (23.68%) Ansible
4 7 (9.21%) ZABBIX
5 6 (7.89%) Nagios
6 1 (1.32%) WSUS
6 1 (1.32%) SCCM
6 1 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) VMware
2 23 (30.26%) Cisco
3 18 (23.68%) Citrix
4 15 (19.74%) Microsoft
5 8 (10.53%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.89%) CA
7 5 (6.58%) Juniper
8 3 (3.95%) Oracle
8 3 (3.95%) Google
8 3 (3.95%) Fortinet
9 2 (2.63%) F5
9 2 (2.63%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.63%) HP
9 2 (2.63%) Nortel
10 1 (1.32%) BMC
10 1 (1.32%) Avaya
10 1 (1.32%) Remedy
10 1 (1.32%) BT
10 1 (1.32%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.32%) Riverbed
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