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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 38 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.48% 0.76% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 3.00% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 10
Median salary £55,000 £46,000 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+19.56% +48.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £46,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £49,200 £50,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
48 100 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.44% 25.38% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35 74 64
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cheltenham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 32 (100.00%) LAN
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 16 (50.00%) DV Cleared
2 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 15 (46.88%) Network Security
4 14 (43.75%) Linux
5 13 (40.63%) FTP
5 13 (40.63%) OSPF
5 13 (40.63%) BGP
5 13 (40.63%) NetScreen
5 13 (40.63%) FortiGate
5 13 (40.63%) Cybercrime
6 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 12 (37.50%) Ethernet
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
7 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
8 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (28.13%) Firewall
8 9 (28.13%) VMware
9 7 (21.88%) VMware ESX
9 7 (21.88%) Visualisation
9 7 (21.88%) CentOS
9 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
9 7 (21.88%) Big Data
10 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (18.75%) SQL
10 6 (18.75%) Hadoop

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:

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) LAN
2 15 (46.88%) Network Security
3 13 (40.63%) BGP
3 13 (40.63%) FTP
3 13 (40.63%) NetScreen
3 13 (40.63%) OSPF
4 12 (37.50%) Ethernet
4 12 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 9 (28.13%) Firewall
6 4 (12.50%) VPN
7 3 (9.38%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (6.25%) HTTP
8 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
8 2 (6.25%) VLAN
9 1 (3.13%) Internet
9 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (3.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) Big Data
2 6 (18.75%) Hadoop
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Consultant
1 11 (34.38%) Technical Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Platform Engineer
2 4 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
2 4 (12.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 3 (9.38%) Security Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (3.13%) IT Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Network Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Network Specialist
5 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Cybercrime
2 7 (21.88%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.13%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (43.75%) Linux
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (21.88%) CentOS
4 7 (21.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (6.25%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Load Balancing
2 2 (6.25%) ITIL
2 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (6.25%) Social Engineering
3 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (3.13%) Network Design
3 1 (3.13%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 16 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (28.13%) SC Cleared
3 6 (18.75%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (12.50%) CCNP
5 2 (6.25%) CCNA
5 2 (6.25%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) MCSE
5 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) VMware ESX
3 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (40.63%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) VMware
2 7 (21.88%) Red Hat
3 4 (12.50%) Juniper
3 4 (12.50%) Radware
4 3 (9.38%) Cisco
5 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) Citrix
6 1 (3.13%) Microsoft