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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 51 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.91% 1.37% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 11.11% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 1
Average salary £31,000 £41,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.39% +64.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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 36 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 19.70% 12.37% 24.54%
Number of salaries quoted 79 29 58
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £32,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
3 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
3 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (45.45%) DNS
4 5 (45.45%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 4 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) MS Office
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) SCCM
5 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
6 3 (27.27%) Degree
6 3 (27.27%) Cisco
6 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
7 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
7 2 (18.18%) McAfee
7 2 (18.18%) MCSE
7 2 (18.18%) IIS
7 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
7 2 (18.18%) VPN
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (18.18%) SAN
7 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (18.18%) Finance

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 2 (18.18%) IIS
1 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (9.09%) Lync
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) SaaS
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) LAN
2 5 (45.45%) DHCP
2 5 (45.45%) DNS
3 4 (36.36%) Firewall
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
4 2 (18.18%) VPN
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security
4 2 (18.18%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (9.09%) OSPF
5 1 (9.09%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
5 1 (9.09%) NetScreen
5 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (9.09%) FTP
5 1 (9.09%) NAS
5 1 (9.09%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 1 (9.09%) Wireless
5 1 (9.09%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Help Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Author
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Author
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Design Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) HTML
1 1 (9.09%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Clustering
1 1 (9.09%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX
6 1 (9.09%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (9.09%) ITIL
1 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (9.09%) Network Design
1 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
1 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
1 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
1 1 (9.09%) Straight-Through Processing
1 1 (9.09%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) Degree
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (9.09%) MCTS
3 1 (9.09%) MCITP
3 1 (9.09%) MCSA
3 1 (9.09%) CCA
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 2 (18.18%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Backup Exec
3 1 (9.09%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (9.09%) SCOM
3 1 (9.09%) SCVMM
3 1 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (9.09%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 5 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee
4 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) CheckPoint
5 1 (9.09%) Symantec
5 1 (9.09%) Websense
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Fortinet
5 1 (9.09%) Veeam
5 1 (9.09%) F5