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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West / Bristol
Rank 80 115 92
Rank change year-on-year
+35 -23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 54 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 3.01% 1.22% 1.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.31% 7.72% 12.63%
Number of salaries quoted 44 22 34
Median salary £36,500 £44,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.04% +7.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
242 285 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 13.50% 15.79% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 186 238 256
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 22 February 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 80 (89.89%) LAN
2 49 (55.06%) Firewall
3 46 (51.69%) Windows
4 40 (44.94%) Active Directory
5 36 (40.45%) ITIL
6 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
7 28 (31.46%) Cisco
8 26 (29.21%) Windows Server
9 25 (28.09%) MS Exchange
9 25 (28.09%) VPN
10 23 (25.84%) DHCP
11 22 (24.72%) DNS
11 22 (24.72%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (24.72%) Service Management
11 22 (24.72%) VMware
11 22 (24.72%) Network Security
12 20 (22.47%) Intrusion Detection
13 19 (21.35%) CCNA
14 18 (20.22%) VLAN
15 17 (19.10%) WLAN
16 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
17 15 (16.85%) MS Office
17 15 (16.85%) Finance
18 14 (15.73%) TCP/IP
19 13 (14.61%) NHS
19 13 (14.61%) Internet
19 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
19 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2012
20 12 (13.48%) MCP
20 12 (13.48%) MPLS

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 25 (28.09%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (12.36%) SharePoint
3 7 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (6.74%) Skype for Business
5 2 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 15 (16.85%) MS Office
2 13 (14.61%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.62%) OpenText MBPM
1 5 (5.62%) Visualfiles
2 3 (3.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.12%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Office 365
2 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 80 (89.89%) LAN
2 49 (55.06%) Firewall
3 25 (28.09%) VPN
4 23 (25.84%) DHCP
5 22 (24.72%) DNS
5 22 (24.72%) Network Security
6 20 (22.47%) Intrusion Detection
7 18 (20.22%) VLAN
8 17 (19.10%) WLAN
9 14 (15.73%) TCP/IP
10 13 (14.61%) Internet
11 12 (13.48%) MPLS
12 10 (11.24%) VoIP
13 7 (7.87%) SSH
14 6 (6.74%) Unified Communications
14 6 (6.74%) Wireless
15 5 (5.62%) Ethernet
15 5 (5.62%) HTTP
15 5 (5.62%) SMTP
15 5 (5.62%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.37%) IDOL
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (16.85%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Legal
3 4 (4.49%) Marketing
3 4 (4.49%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.37%) Electronics
4 3 (3.37%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.12%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 26 (29.21%) Network Engineer
2 18 (20.22%) Support Engineer
3 12 (13.48%) IT Support
4 11 (12.36%) IT Engineer
4 11 (12.36%) Network Support
5 10 (11.24%) IT Support Engineer
6 9 (10.11%) Analyst
7 8 (8.99%) Network Support Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Network Manager
8 7 (7.87%) Network Security Manager
8 7 (7.87%) Security Manager
9 6 (6.74%) 1st/2nd Line Support
9 6 (6.74%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Desktop Support
9 6 (6.74%) Technical Manager
10 5 (5.62%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (5.62%) Exchange Support
10 5 (5.62%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) .NET
2 1 (1.12%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.12%) CSS
2 1 (1.12%) Middleware
2 1 (1.12%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.61%) NHS
2 11 (12.36%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.99%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (5.62%) Driving Licence
5 3 (3.37%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.37%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.37%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.12%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.12%) BYOD
6 1 (1.12%) CCTV
6 1 (1.12%) CMDB
6 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.12%) iPhone
6 1 (1.12%) iSeries
6 1 (1.12%) Replication
6 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 46 (51.69%) Windows
2 26 (29.21%) Windows Server
3 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (11.24%) Linux
5 9 (10.11%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (8.99%) Windows 8
7 7 (7.87%) Windows Vista
7 7 (7.87%) Windows XP
8 6 (6.74%) Windows 7
9 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (1.12%) Android
10 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.45%) ITIL
2 22 (24.72%) Service Management
3 10 (11.24%) Identity Access Management
3 10 (11.24%) Network Management
3 10 (11.24%) Security Management
4 9 (10.11%) ITSM
4 9 (10.11%) Programme Management
5 8 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.87%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (7.87%) Migration
6 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.87%) Service Delivery
6 7 (7.87%) Service Design
7 6 (6.74%) Change Control
7 6 (6.74%) Data Protection
8 5 (5.62%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.62%) ISMS
8 5 (5.62%) Network Architecture
8 5 (5.62%) Process Improvement
8 5 (5.62%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.74%) SQL
2 5 (5.62%) Perl
2 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.62%) Python
3 4 (4.49%) C#
Qualifications
1 22 (24.72%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (21.35%) CCNA
3 12 (13.48%) MCP
4 11 (12.36%) CCNP
4 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (6.74%) MCITP
5 6 (6.74%) MCSE
6 5 (5.62%) SC Cleared
6 5 (5.62%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.49%) Degree
8 3 (3.37%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.37%) LPIC
8 3 (3.37%) MCSA
8 3 (3.37%) Security+ Certification
8 3 (3.37%) Server+ Certification
9 2 (2.25%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (44.94%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.62%) Snort
2 5 (5.62%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.25%) NFS
4 1 (1.12%) KVM
4 1 (1.12%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) SCCM
2 5 (5.62%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (5.62%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 3 (3.37%) Computer Incident Response Team
4 1 (1.12%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.12%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.12%) HP SIM
4 1 (1.12%) Iperf
4 1 (1.12%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 32 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 28 (31.46%) Cisco
3 22 (24.72%) VMware
4 10 (11.24%) Citrix
5 7 (7.87%) Brocade
5 7 (7.87%) Juniper
6 6 (6.74%) Avaya
6 6 (6.74%) CheckPoint
7 5 (5.62%) iManage
8 3 (3.37%) F5
8 3 (3.37%) SAP
9 2 (2.25%) IBM
9 2 (2.25%) Intel Security
9 2 (2.25%) IronPort
9 2 (2.25%) WatchGuard
10 1 (1.12%) arcserve
10 1 (1.12%) Dell
10 1 (1.12%) HP
10 1 (1.12%) Intel
10 1 (1.12%) Sophos
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