The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 61 67
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 27 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 2.20% 3.11% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.10% 19.29% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 13
Average salary £32,500 £29,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.06% -27.50%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
WAN
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
124 140 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 18.21% 16.13% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 96 116 83
Average salary £32,500 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

WAN
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

WAN Salary Trend in Dorset

WAN
Salary Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Dorset

WAN
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015. 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
Bournemouth +1 14 £32,500 +8.33% 2
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 18 (94.74%) LAN
2 16 (84.21%) VMware
3 15 (78.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (73.68%) Firewall
5 13 (68.42%) Cisco
6 12 (63.16%) Wireless
7 11 (57.89%) SonicWALL
7 11 (57.89%) Juniper
8 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
9 8 (42.11%) Windows
10 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
11 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
12 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
12 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
12 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 3 (15.79%) Citrix
12 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (15.79%) VoIP
13 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
13 2 (10.53%) MS Exchange
13 2 (10.53%) MS Office
13 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
13 2 (10.53%) SAN
13 2 (10.53%) CCNP
13 2 (10.53%) CCNA
13 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (10.53%) VLAN
13 2 (10.53%) Windows 8

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Dorset 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 (10.53%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
1 2 (10.53%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (94.74%) LAN
2 14 (73.68%) Firewall
3 12 (63.16%) Wireless
4 3 (15.79%) VoIP
5 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (10.53%) SAN
5 2 (10.53%) VLAN
6 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
6 1 (5.26%) PABX
6 1 (5.26%) DMZ
6 1 (5.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.26%) VPN
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Network Engineer
1 11 (57.89%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) IT Support
3 3 (15.79%) IT Support Technician
3 3 (15.79%) Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Architect
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Network Manager
5 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Lead Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Design Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Technical Design Leader
5 1 (5.26%) ICT Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) ICT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) Handset
2 1 (5.26%) PDA
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (15.79%) Windows 7
2 3 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.53%) Windows 8
3 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (5.26%) Business Continuity
2 1 (5.26%) ITIL
2 1 (5.26%) PRINCE2
2 1 (5.26%) CRM
2 1 (5.26%) Project Management
2 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.53%) CCNP
2 2 (10.53%) CCNA
3 1 (5.26%) CCDA
3 1 (5.26%) CCDP
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (5.26%) MCSE
3 1 (5.26%) MCSA
3 1 (5.26%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (78.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (26.32%) Active Directory
3 3 (15.79%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) Terminal Server
Vendors
1 16 (84.21%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Cisco
3 11 (57.89%) Juniper
3 11 (57.89%) SonicWALL
4 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
5 3 (15.79%) Citrix
6 1 (5.26%) Toshiba
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago