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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 55 43 41
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 2 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 1.16% 0.86% 3.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.70% 3.70% 12.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 7
Average salary £19,250 £33,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.53% -39.09%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Cheltenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
108 54 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 31.40% 23.18% 29.22%
Number of salaries quoted 100 52 78
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
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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 18 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) MS Office
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
4 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) WLAN
5 1 (20.00%) DHCP
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) CCNP
5 1 (20.00%) CCNA
5 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF
5 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (20.00%) DNS
5 1 (20.00%) SSL
5 1 (20.00%) SLA
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco
5 1 (20.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) VLAN
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) SSL
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Support Analyst
1 3 (60.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support
2 2 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) CCNP
1 1 (20.00%) CCNA
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco