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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 104 74 81
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 46 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.25% 2.92% 1.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.61% 17.69% 8.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21 38 19
Average salary £27,500 £31,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £41,450 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
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
267 260 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 14.50% 16.49% 16.95%
Number of salaries quoted 225 190 217
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 50 (84.75%) LAN
2 35 (59.32%) Windows
3 27 (45.76%) Cisco
4 26 (44.07%) Active Directory
5 24 (40.68%) VPN
6 23 (38.98%) VMware
7 21 (35.59%) TCP/IP
8 20 (33.90%) Linux
8 20 (33.90%) Firewall
9 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
10 17 (28.81%) DHCP
11 16 (27.12%) ITIL
11 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (27.12%) Windows 7
12 15 (25.42%) VoIP
13 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (22.03%) Windows XP
14 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
15 12 (20.34%) DNS
15 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (18.64%) MS Office
17 10 (16.95%) MCSE
17 10 (16.95%) CCNA
18 9 (15.25%) Citrix
18 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
18 9 (15.25%) SQL
18 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
18 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
19 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 9 (15.25%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.86%) Apache
2 7 (11.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.39%) Lync
6 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.69%) nginx
7 1 (1.69%) Confluence
7 1 (1.69%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) MS Office
2 9 (15.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) Google Apps
2 6 (10.17%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (84.75%) LAN
2 24 (40.68%) VPN
3 21 (35.59%) TCP/IP
4 20 (33.90%) Firewall
5 17 (28.81%) DHCP
6 15 (25.42%) VoIP
7 12 (20.34%) DNS
8 7 (11.86%) IPv6
8 7 (11.86%) Internet
8 7 (11.86%) MPLS
8 7 (11.86%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (10.17%) IPv4
9 6 (10.17%) Wireless
9 6 (10.17%) HTTP
10 5 (8.47%) IP Telephony
11 4 (6.78%) SAN
12 2 (3.39%) ISDN
12 2 (3.39%) Ethernet
12 2 (3.39%) WLAN
12 2 (3.39%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (11.86%) MySQL
3 7 (11.86%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Subversion
1 1 (1.69%) JIRA
1 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.69%) Hudson
1 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.78%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 19 (32.20%) Network Engineer
2 13 (22.03%) Support Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 8 (13.56%) Administrator
4 8 (13.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) Network Manager
6 6 (10.17%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (10.17%) Linux Administrator
6 6 (10.17%) Help Desk Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Analyst
6 6 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (6.78%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Network Support
7 4 (6.78%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (6.78%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
9 1 (1.69%) DBA
9 1 (1.69%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.86%) Middleware
2 1 (1.69%) LAMP
2 1 (1.69%) Ajax
2 1 (1.69%) Silverlight
2 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) Open Source
1 6 (10.17%) Xbox
2 5 (8.47%) Digital Media
2 5 (8.47%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.69%) Replication
3 1 (1.69%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.69%) IVR
3 1 (1.69%) Wiki
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (59.32%) Windows
2 20 (33.90%) Linux
3 16 (27.12%) Windows 7
4 13 (22.03%) Windows XP
4 13 (22.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (10.17%) Mac OS X
7 5 (8.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.69%) UNIX
9 1 (1.69%) CentOS
9 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.69%) Debian
9 1 (1.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (27.12%) ITIL
2 7 (11.86%) Network Design
2 7 (11.86%) Load Balancing
3 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
3 5 (8.47%) Service Delivery
4 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (3.39%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (1.69%) ITIL V3
5 1 (1.69%) SIEM
5 1 (1.69%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (1.69%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.69%) DevOps
5 1 (1.69%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.69%) Mentoring
5 1 (1.69%) ITSM
5 1 (1.69%) Workflow
5 1 (1.69%) Document Management
5 1 (1.69%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.69%) Data Modelling
5 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (15.25%) SQL
2 7 (11.86%) Bash Shell
3 6 (10.17%) Python
4 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.69%) Ruby
4 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.69%) Java
4 1 (1.69%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (27.12%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (20.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (16.95%) CCNA
3 10 (16.95%) MCSE
4 7 (11.86%) CCNP
4 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
5 6 (10.17%) CCDP
6 5 (8.47%) CCSP
7 4 (6.78%) MCITP
8 1 (1.69%) Degree
8 1 (1.69%) CCENT
8 1 (1.69%) HP ASE
8 1 (1.69%) HP MASE
8 1 (1.69%) MCSA
8 1 (1.69%) CCIE
8 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.39%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (44.07%) Active Directory
2 14 (23.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.86%) Terminal Services
3 7 (11.86%) VMware ESX
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.69%) Samba
5 1 (1.69%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.69%) Postfix
5 1 (1.69%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) WSUS
1 2 (3.39%) SCCM
1 2 (3.39%) SCOM
2 1 (1.69%) ZABBIX
2 1 (1.69%) Puppet
2 1 (1.69%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 27 (45.76%) Cisco
2 23 (38.98%) VMware
3 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
4 9 (15.25%) Citrix
5 7 (11.86%) Google
6 6 (10.17%) Facebook
7 3 (5.08%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.08%) HP
8 2 (3.39%) Dell
8 2 (3.39%) Avaya
8 2 (3.39%) Symantec
8 2 (3.39%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.69%) Apple
9 1 (1.69%) McAfee
9 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.69%) WatchGuard
9 1 (1.69%) ProCurve
9 1 (1.69%) F5
9 1 (1.69%) Genesys
9 1 (1.69%) NetApp
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