The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chippenham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 28 16
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 2.31% 4.67% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 20.00% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Average salary £39,500 £29,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.20% -27.50%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
WAN
Wiltshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Chippenham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chippenham 19.23% 23.33% 30.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22 35 18
Average salary £33,500 £29,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.51% -17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £41,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Chippenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Chippenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Chippenham

WAN
Salary Trend in Chippenham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Chippenham region.

WAN Salary Trend in Chippenham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chippenham

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chippenham 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 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) CCNA
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) Network Design
4 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) CCNP
5 2 (22.22%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) SDH
5 2 (22.22%) VoIP
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) DNS
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
6 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
6 1 (11.11%) Network Security
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
6 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
6 1 (11.11%) Network Management
6 1 (11.11%) F5

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Chippenham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Chippenham 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.

Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
2 4 (44.44%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (22.22%) SDH
4 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 2 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (22.22%) DNS
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 1 (11.11%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (11.11%) BIG-IP
5 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (11.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Time Management
2 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
2 1 (11.11%) Process Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNA
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) Check Point Certification
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware ESX
2 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 3 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Barracuda Networks
4 1 (11.11%) Riverbed
4 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
4 1 (11.11%) F5
4 1 (11.11%) Microsoft