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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 79 51 34
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.03% 2.08% 5.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.79% 14.67% 30.95%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 24
Average salary £56,250 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £24,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £43,250 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
91 75 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 11.67% 14.18% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 79 64 72
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -33 5 £75,000 +76.47% 3
Wareham - 1 £28,500 -
Weymouth - 1 £25,000 - 1
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 21 (91.30%) Windows
3 19 (82.61%) LAN
4 18 (78.26%) VMware
5 16 (69.57%) MS Exchange
6 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (60.87%) Citrix
7 14 (60.87%) SAN
8 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (56.52%) MCSE
8 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
8 13 (56.52%) MCP
8 13 (56.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2012
9 12 (52.17%) NetScaler
9 12 (52.17%) VCP4
9 12 (52.17%) vSphere
9 12 (52.17%) VMware ESXi
9 12 (52.17%) Lync
9 12 (52.17%) CCEE
9 12 (52.17%) VCP5
9 12 (52.17%) XenDesktop
9 12 (52.17%) AppSense
9 12 (52.17%) Project Management
9 12 (52.17%) MCSA
9 12 (52.17%) CCA
9 12 (52.17%) Citrix Certification
9 12 (52.17%) CCEA
9 12 (52.17%) EMC

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 16 (69.57%) MS Exchange
2 12 (52.17%) Lync
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (56.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) LAN
2 14 (60.87%) SAN
3 12 (52.17%) NetScaler
4 6 (26.09%) Firewall
5 4 (17.39%) MPLS
6 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
7 2 (8.70%) VPN
7 2 (8.70%) VoIP
7 2 (8.70%) VLAN
8 1 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.35%) Internet
8 1 (4.35%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.35%) Retail
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Consultant
2 12 (52.17%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) IT Support
3 4 (17.39%) Security Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Security Solutions Architect
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Support
5 1 (4.35%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Network Support
5 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (4.35%) Mobile Computing
1 1 (4.35%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
2 15 (65.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Project Management
2 4 (17.39%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) TOGAF
2 4 (17.39%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.70%) ERP
4 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (4.35%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) Password Management
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) CRM
Qualifications
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft Certification
1 13 (56.52%) MCSE
1 13 (56.52%) MCP
1 13 (56.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 12 (52.17%) VCP4
2 12 (52.17%) CCEE
2 12 (52.17%) VCP5
2 12 (52.17%) MCSA
2 12 (52.17%) CCA
2 12 (52.17%) Citrix Certification
2 12 (52.17%) CCEA
3 6 (26.09%) CCNA
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (17.39%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (52.17%) vSphere
2 12 (52.17%) VMware ESXi
2 12 (52.17%) XenDesktop
3 4 (17.39%) Active Directory
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) XenApp
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
4 1 (4.35%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) SCCM
1 1 (4.35%) SCOM
1 1 (4.35%) SCVMM
1 1 (4.35%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 18 (78.26%) VMware
3 14 (60.87%) Citrix
4 12 (52.17%) AppSense
4 12 (52.17%) EMC
5 5 (21.74%) HP
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco
6 4 (17.39%) Juniper
7 2 (8.70%) Toshiba
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Weymouth
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Vitality
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + Excellent benefits & bonus
Posted: 26 days ago