The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 July 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 Devon region.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 36 45
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 3.89% 1.36% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.43% 7.84% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 1
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +57.89%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
97 51 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 26.94% 17.35% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 93 35 22
Average salary £33,027 £32,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.62% +13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,800 £35,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
South West

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

WAN
Salary Trend in Devon

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

WAN Salary Trend in Devon

WAN
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Devon region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +1 9 £32,750 +35.05%
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 29 (100.00%) LAN
2 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
3 23 (79.31%) Cisco
4 12 (41.38%) SLA
5 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (37.93%) ITIL
5 11 (37.93%) MCP
5 11 (37.93%) Windows
5 11 (37.93%) MCITP
6 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
6 10 (34.48%) UNIX
6 10 (34.48%) MS Office
6 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
6 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
6 10 (34.48%) Lync
7 9 (31.03%) Avaya
7 9 (31.03%) Incident Management
7 9 (31.03%) Contact Management
7 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
8 8 (27.59%) VMware
8 8 (27.59%) WLAN
8 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
8 8 (27.59%) vSphere
9 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (20.69%) SSL
9 6 (20.69%) IIS
9 6 (20.69%) SCCM
9 6 (20.69%) Migration
10 5 (17.24%) Project Management
10 5 (17.24%) HP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT jobs across the Devon 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 10 (34.48%) MS Exchange
1 10 (34.48%) Lync
2 6 (20.69%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (34.48%) MS Excel
1 10 (34.48%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (27.59%) WLAN
2 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.69%) SSL
4 4 (13.79%) MPLS
5 3 (10.34%) Internet
6 2 (6.90%) SAN
6 2 (6.90%) VPN
7 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.45%) Firewall
7 1 (3.45%) Network Security
7 1 (3.45%) VoIP
7 1 (3.45%) Fibre Channel
Job Titles
1 10 (34.48%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Service Analyst
3 8 (27.59%) Customer Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Project Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) IT Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Support Consultant
8 1 (3.45%) Network Architect
8 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 11 (37.93%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) UNIX
3 2 (6.90%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) ITIL
2 9 (31.03%) Incident Management
2 9 (31.03%) Contact Management
3 6 (20.69%) Migration
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.45%) Network Design
5 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (37.93%) MCP
1 11 (37.93%) MCITP
2 6 (20.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (13.79%) CCNP
4 3 (10.34%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (3.45%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (41.38%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) vSphere
3 2 (6.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 23 (79.31%) Cisco
3 9 (31.03%) Avaya
4 8 (27.59%) VMware
5 5 (17.24%) HP
6 4 (13.79%) Dell
6 4 (13.79%) IBM
7 1 (3.45%) SolarWinds