The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 38 58 44
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 11 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.49% 0.69% 3.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.83% 2.61% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 11
Median salary £32,500 £57,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-43.47% +76.92%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
41 115 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.73% 26.50% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 27 80 68
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheltenham region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for WAN.

1 28 (100.00%) LAN
2 16 (57.14%) Network Security
3 14 (50.00%) FortiGate
3 14 (50.00%) FTP
3 14 (50.00%) OSPF
3 14 (50.00%) BGP
3 14 (50.00%) NetScreen
4 13 (46.43%) Ethernet
5 11 (39.29%) Windows
5 11 (39.29%) DV Cleared
5 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
6 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
6 9 (32.14%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) Cybercrime
8 7 (25.00%) Big Data
8 7 (25.00%) Visualisation
8 7 (25.00%) Firewall
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (21.43%) Juniper
9 6 (21.43%) Hadoop
10 5 (17.86%) Cisco
10 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
11 4 (14.29%) CCNP
11 4 (14.29%) Radware
11 4 (14.29%) Finance
11 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
12 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (10.71%) Spanning Tree

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) LAN
2 16 (57.14%) Network Security
3 14 (50.00%) BGP
3 14 (50.00%) FTP
3 14 (50.00%) NetScreen
3 14 (50.00%) OSPF
4 13 (46.43%) Ethernet
5 7 (25.00%) Firewall
6 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
7 3 (10.71%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (7.14%) HTTP
8 2 (7.14%) HTTPS
8 2 (7.14%) VPN
8 2 (7.14%) Wireless
9 1 (3.57%) Internet
9 1 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (3.57%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.00%) Big Data
2 6 (21.43%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Consultant
1 9 (32.14%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.57%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Cybercrime
2 2 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Linux
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) CentOS
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Visualisation
2 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 2 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (7.14%) Social Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.57%) Network Design
4 1 (3.57%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (39.29%) DV Cleared
1 11 (39.29%) Security Cleared
2 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (14.29%) CCNP
5 2 (7.14%) CCNA
6 1 (3.57%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (50.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (21.43%) Juniper
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 4 (14.29%) Radware
4 3 (10.71%) VMware
5 2 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.14%) Meraki
5 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.14%) Ubiquiti