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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 87 67 85
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 38 51 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 2.02% 3.07% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.10% 18.41% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 35 37 29
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,300 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £48,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
290 277 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 15.41% 16.68% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 260 163 212
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £47,500
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 6 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bristol

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 67 (94.37%) LAN
2 58 (81.69%) Windows
3 44 (61.97%) Firewall
4 35 (49.30%) Active Directory
5 29 (40.85%) VMware
6 24 (33.80%) VPN
6 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2003
7 23 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (30.99%) CCNA
9 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
9 21 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2008
9 21 (29.58%) Bash Shell
10 20 (28.17%) DevOps
10 20 (28.17%) Linux
10 20 (28.17%) PHP
11 19 (26.76%) Perl
11 19 (26.76%) Jenkins
11 19 (26.76%) Puppet
11 19 (26.76%) Windows 7
12 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
12 18 (25.35%) Ruby
12 18 (25.35%) Hudson
12 18 (25.35%) Opscode Chef
12 18 (25.35%) Salt
12 18 (25.35%) Cisco
12 18 (25.35%) Configuration Management
13 17 (23.94%) MS Office
13 17 (23.94%) ITIL
14 16 (22.54%) Citrix

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 15 (21.13%) Apache
2 12 (16.90%) nginx
3 11 (15.49%) MS Exchange
4 10 (14.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (11.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (8.45%) Confluence
6 6 (8.45%) MediaWiki
7 5 (7.04%) Lync
8 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.41%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
9 1 (1.41%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.41%) IIS
Applications
1 17 (23.94%) MS Office
2 7 (9.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (2.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 67 (94.37%) LAN
2 44 (61.97%) Firewall
3 24 (33.80%) VPN
4 15 (21.13%) Network Security
5 9 (12.68%) VoIP
5 9 (12.68%) DHCP
6 8 (11.27%) IPv6
6 8 (11.27%) SAN
7 7 (9.86%) OSPF
7 7 (9.86%) BGP
8 6 (8.45%) EIGRP
8 6 (8.45%) Internet
8 6 (8.45%) MPLS
8 6 (8.45%) LDAP
8 6 (8.45%) Wireless
8 6 (8.45%) IPsec
9 5 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (7.04%) DNS
10 4 (5.63%) NAS
10 4 (5.63%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) MySQL
2 8 (11.27%) SQL Server
3 7 (9.86%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.45%) Relational Database
4 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (5.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Jenkins
2 18 (25.35%) Hudson
3 6 (8.45%) Subversion
3 6 (8.45%) JIRA
3 6 (8.45%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (14.08%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (26.76%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (16.90%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (12.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (11.27%) Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Desktop Support
5 6 (8.45%) Help Desk Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Administrator
5 6 (8.45%) IT Support
6 5 (7.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Help Desk Support
7 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.63%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Network Support
7 4 (5.63%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (5.63%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.45%) LAMP
2 3 (4.23%) .NET
2 3 (4.23%) Middleware
3 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.41%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Blackberry
2 6 (8.45%) Wiki
3 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.41%) Replication
3 1 (1.41%) CLARiiON
3 1 (1.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 58 (81.69%) Windows
2 24 (33.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (28.17%) Linux
5 19 (26.76%) Windows 7
6 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (18.31%) CentOS
6 13 (18.31%) Debian
6 13 (18.31%) Ubuntu
7 9 (12.68%) UNIX
8 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (8.45%) Windows XP
9 4 (5.63%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.41%) AIX
10 1 (1.41%) Solaris
10 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (28.17%) DevOps
2 18 (25.35%) Continuous Integration
2 18 (25.35%) Configuration Management
3 17 (23.94%) ITIL
4 9 (12.68%) Service Delivery
5 7 (9.86%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (9.86%) Change Control
5 7 (9.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (8.45%) Network Design
6 6 (8.45%) Build Automation
6 6 (8.45%) Database Theory
6 6 (8.45%) Relational Database Theory
6 6 (8.45%) Load Balancing
6 6 (8.45%) Data Modelling
7 5 (7.04%) Migration
8 4 (5.63%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (5.63%) Project Management
8 4 (5.63%) Network Management
8 4 (5.63%) Kalman Filter
9 3 (4.23%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (29.58%) Bash Shell
2 20 (28.17%) PHP
3 19 (26.76%) Perl
4 18 (25.35%) Ruby
5 15 (21.13%) Python
6 13 (18.31%) SQL
7 6 (8.45%) Java
8 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.82%) C#
8 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.41%) VB
9 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (32.39%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (30.99%) CCNA
3 10 (14.08%) SC Cleared
3 10 (14.08%) Security Cleared
4 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.63%) MCITP
6 3 (4.23%) VCP4
7 2 (2.82%) Degree
7 2 (2.82%) MCSE
8 1 (1.41%) MCSA
8 1 (1.41%) CCNP
8 1 (1.41%) CCDA
8 1 (1.41%) CCSE
8 1 (1.41%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.41%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 35 (49.30%) Active Directory
2 21 (29.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.90%) Samba
4 6 (8.45%) XenServer
4 6 (8.45%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.45%) Postfix
5 1 (1.41%) XenApp
5 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (26.76%) Puppet
2 18 (25.35%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (25.35%) Salt
3 12 (16.90%) Ansible
4 6 (8.45%) ZABBIX
5 4 (5.63%) WSUS
5 4 (5.63%) SCCM
5 4 (5.63%) SCOM
6 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (40.85%) VMware
2 21 (29.58%) Microsoft
3 18 (25.35%) Cisco
4 16 (22.54%) Citrix
5 7 (9.86%) Red Hat
6 6 (8.45%) CA
7 5 (7.04%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.04%) Dell
8 4 (5.63%) McAfee
8 4 (5.63%) Symantec
8 4 (5.63%) Avaya
9 3 (4.23%) Juniper
9 3 (4.23%) HP
10 2 (2.82%) Oracle
10 2 (2.82%) Google
10 2 (2.82%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.41%) F5
11 1 (1.41%) Sourcefire
11 1 (1.41%) BMC
11 1 (1.41%) Remedy
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