The table below looks at the statistics 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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 44 56 43
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 11 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.73% 1.17% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.83% 3.77% 3.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 2
Average salary £39,750 £19,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+106.49% -42.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £17,000 £26,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £34,450 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
WAN
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
93 106 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 23.08% 30.99% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 80 98 53
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 20 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) VMware
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (66.67%) SCCM
4 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (57.14%) LAN
6 11 (52.38%) SQL
6 11 (52.38%) MS Office
6 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
6 11 (52.38%) Citrix
6 11 (52.38%) Firewall
6 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
7 9 (42.86%) Backup Exec
7 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (42.86%) XenApp
7 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (42.86%) VMware ESX
7 9 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
7 9 (42.86%) VPN
7 9 (42.86%) SAN
7 9 (42.86%) MCSE
7 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
8 8 (38.10%) Symantec
8 8 (38.10%) DNS
8 8 (38.10%) CCA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
1 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (38.10%) Lync
2 8 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (9.52%) IIS
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (52.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Office 365
2 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (57.14%) LAN
2 11 (52.38%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 9 (42.86%) VPN
3 9 (42.86%) SAN
4 8 (38.10%) DNS
4 8 (38.10%) Wireless
4 8 (38.10%) VLAN
4 8 (38.10%) NetScaler
5 5 (23.81%) iSCSI
5 5 (23.81%) DHCP
6 2 (9.52%) MPLS
6 2 (9.52%) BGP
7 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.76%) NetScreen
7 1 (4.76%) OSPF
7 1 (4.76%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.76%) Network Security
7 1 (4.76%) BIG-IP
7 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (14.29%) Advertising
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Help Desk Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) Administrator
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Support
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Designer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Design Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Wintel Support
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (38.10%) Clustering
2 7 (33.33%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 19 (90.48%) Windows
2 18 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (4.76%) Linux
6 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.76%) Straight-Through Processing
3 1 (4.76%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) SQL
2 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (42.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (42.86%) MCSE
3 8 (38.10%) CCA
3 8 (38.10%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (4.76%) MCP
5 1 (4.76%) MCSA
5 1 (4.76%) MCTS
5 1 (4.76%) MCITP
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
2 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
3 9 (42.86%) VMware ESX
3 9 (42.86%) XenApp
4 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 8 (38.10%) XenDesktop
4 8 (38.10%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (33.33%) vSphere
6 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (66.67%) SCCM
2 9 (42.86%) Backup Exec
3 8 (38.10%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (38.10%) SCOM
3 8 (38.10%) SCVMM
4 5 (23.81%) vMotion
5 1 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (4.76%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) VMware
2 14 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (52.38%) Citrix
4 8 (38.10%) Symantec
4 8 (38.10%) Websense
4 8 (38.10%) Veeam
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco
6 3 (14.29%) HP
7 2 (9.52%) 3PAR
8 1 (4.76%) F5
8 1 (4.76%) McAfee
8 1 (4.76%) AppSense
8 1 (4.76%) Fortinet