The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheltenham region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 34 43
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 6 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.36% 2.97% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.86% 11.32% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 7
Average salary £23,500 £33,750 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.37% +35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
59 53 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.87% 26.24% 23.87%
Number of salaries quoted 53 53 73
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £45,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Gloucestershire

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

WAN
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Cheltenham region.

WAN Salary Trend in Cheltenham

WAN
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) Windows XP
3 6 (75.00%) MS Office
3 6 (75.00%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 5 (62.50%) HTML
4 5 (62.50%) IIS
4 5 (62.50%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) XenApp
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
6 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) Websense
6 2 (25.00%) vSphere
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (12.50%) Vizioncore
7 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (12.50%) Linux
7 1 (12.50%) ITIL
7 1 (12.50%) SAN
7 1 (12.50%) HP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Cheltenham 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 5 (62.50%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 5 (62.50%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Analyst
1 6 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
2 3 (37.50%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Fat Client
1 2 (25.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (12.50%) Handset
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows XP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Citrix
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Websense
4 1 (12.50%) Vizioncore
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco
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