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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 84 92 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 47 32 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.49% 1.61% 1.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.55% 10.46% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 19
Average salary £57,000 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.00% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,250 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
323 306 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.14% 15.44% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 287 199 154
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 75 (90.36%) LAN
2 48 (57.83%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (53.01%) CCNA
3 44 (53.01%) Windows
3 44 (53.01%) Firewall
4 35 (42.17%) Linux
4 35 (42.17%) Bash Shell
5 32 (38.55%) Puppet
5 32 (38.55%) Jenkins
5 32 (38.55%) DevOps
5 32 (38.55%) Perl
6 31 (37.35%) Apache
6 31 (37.35%) Hudson
6 31 (37.35%) Ruby
6 31 (37.35%) Continuous Integration
7 29 (34.94%) Opscode Chef
7 29 (34.94%) Salt
8 28 (33.73%) Python
8 28 (33.73%) UNIX
9 27 (32.53%) Configuration Management
9 27 (32.53%) nginx
10 24 (28.92%) Ansible
11 23 (27.71%) VMware
11 23 (27.71%) Active Directory
11 23 (27.71%) Cisco
12 21 (25.30%) Git (software)
13 20 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (22.89%) Build Automation
14 19 (22.89%) LAMP
15 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2003

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 31 (37.35%) Apache
2 27 (32.53%) nginx
3 14 (16.87%) OpenStack
4 7 (8.43%) Confluence
4 7 (8.43%) MediaWiki
5 4 (4.82%) SharePoint
6 3 (3.61%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.41%) MS Exchange
7 2 (2.41%) IIS
7 2 (2.41%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.20%) Lync
8 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 11 (13.25%) MS Office
2 4 (4.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.20%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.20%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 17 (20.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.61%) Google Apps
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (2.41%) Office 365
4 1 (1.20%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (90.36%) LAN
2 44 (53.01%) Firewall
3 13 (15.66%) Network Security
4 10 (12.05%) IPv6
5 9 (10.84%) LDAP
6 8 (9.64%) VPN
7 7 (8.43%) VoIP
7 7 (8.43%) IPsec
7 7 (8.43%) OSPF
7 7 (8.43%) BGP
7 7 (8.43%) EIGRP
8 5 (6.02%) HTTP
9 4 (4.82%) TCP/IP
9 4 (4.82%) Cisco ASA
10 3 (3.61%) Wireshark
10 3 (3.61%) VLAN
10 3 (3.61%) Wireless
10 3 (3.61%) IPv4
10 3 (3.61%) DHCP
10 3 (3.61%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.25%) MySQL
2 7 (8.43%) Relational Database
2 7 (8.43%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (38.55%) Jenkins
2 31 (37.35%) Hudson
3 21 (25.30%) Git (software)
4 7 (8.43%) JIRA
4 7 (8.43%) Subversion
General
1 8 (9.64%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Advertising
2 2 (2.41%) Military
Job Titles
1 31 (37.35%) DevOps Engineer
2 24 (28.92%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 7 (8.43%) IT Support
3 7 (8.43%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (8.43%) Architect
3 7 (8.43%) Desktop Support
4 6 (7.23%) Analyst
4 6 (7.23%) Network Engineer
5 4 (4.82%) Network Support
5 4 (4.82%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (4.82%) Administrator
5 4 (4.82%) Network Architect
6 3 (3.61%) Junior Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.61%) Junior
6 3 (3.61%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.61%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (2.41%) Security Analyst
7 2 (2.41%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (22.89%) LAMP
2 3 (3.61%) Middleware
3 1 (1.20%) CSS
3 1 (1.20%) HTML
3 1 (1.20%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.28%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.43%) Wiki
3 1 (1.20%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.20%) Clustering
3 1 (1.20%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 44 (53.01%) Windows
2 35 (42.17%) Linux
3 28 (33.73%) UNIX
4 18 (21.69%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (18.07%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (16.87%) Debian
6 14 (16.87%) CentOS
6 14 (16.87%) Ubuntu
7 10 (12.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (9.64%) Windows 7
9 6 (7.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (3.61%) AIX
10 3 (3.61%) Solaris
11 2 (2.41%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.55%) DevOps
2 31 (37.35%) Continuous Integration
3 27 (32.53%) Configuration Management
4 19 (22.89%) Build Automation
5 15 (18.07%) ITIL
5 15 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.66%) Change Control
7 11 (13.25%) Service Delivery
8 9 (10.84%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (9.64%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (8.43%) Database Theory
10 7 (8.43%) Relational Database Theory
10 7 (8.43%) Software Delivery
10 7 (8.43%) Data Modelling
11 6 (7.23%) Migration
11 6 (7.23%) Load Balancing
11 6 (7.23%) Network Design
12 4 (4.82%) Project Management
12 4 (4.82%) Customer Engagement
12 4 (4.82%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 35 (42.17%) Bash Shell
2 32 (38.55%) Perl
3 31 (37.35%) Ruby
4 28 (33.73%) Python
5 17 (20.48%) PHP
6 12 (14.46%) SQL
7 7 (8.43%) Java
8 1 (1.20%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.20%) C
8 1 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 48 (57.83%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (53.01%) CCNA
3 16 (19.28%) Security Cleared
4 15 (18.07%) SC Cleared
5 8 (9.64%) CCNP
6 5 (6.02%) MCSE
6 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (4.82%) CCDP
8 3 (3.61%) MCSA
9 2 (2.41%) GIAC
10 1 (1.20%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.20%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
10 1 (1.20%) CCSE
10 1 (1.20%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.20%) QA
1 1 (1.20%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (27.71%) Active Directory
2 20 (24.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (15.66%) Samba
4 7 (8.43%) Postfix
4 7 (8.43%) XenServer
4 7 (8.43%) iptables
5 6 (7.23%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.41%) Snort
7 1 (1.20%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (1.20%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 32 (38.55%) Puppet
2 29 (34.94%) Opscode Chef
2 29 (34.94%) Salt
3 24 (28.92%) Ansible
4 14 (16.87%) Nagios
5 7 (8.43%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (27.71%) VMware
1 23 (27.71%) Cisco
2 15 (18.07%) Microsoft
3 14 (16.87%) Citrix
4 8 (9.64%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.43%) CA
6 4 (4.82%) Juniper
6 4 (4.82%) Oracle
7 3 (3.61%) F5
7 3 (3.61%) Google
7 3 (3.61%) Fortinet
7 3 (3.61%) Nortel
8 2 (2.41%) HP
9 1 (1.20%) Sourcefire
9 1 (1.20%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.20%) IBM
9 1 (1.20%) CheckPoint
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