The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West / Dorset
Rank 58 50 82
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +32
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 38 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.40% 4.60% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.84% 21.97% 13.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6 38 12
Median salary £28,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.75% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
61 173 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 14.19% 20.94% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 52 146 77
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +13.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +37 6 £28,500 -9.52%
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 Dorset region with a requirement for WAN.

1 15 (100.00%) Windows
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 15 (100.00%) VLAN
2 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (93.33%) Hyper-V
2 14 (93.33%) Windows 7
2 14 (93.33%) Wi-Fi
2 14 (93.33%) Windows 8
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 14 (93.33%) Windows 10
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server
2 14 (93.33%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) MCSE
3 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
1 15 (100.00%) VLAN
2 14 (93.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) IT Support
1 14 (93.33%) IT Support Technician
1 14 (93.33%) IT Technician
1 14 (93.33%) Support Technician
2 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (6.67%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Server Support
2 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Server Support
2 1 (6.67%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Windows
2 14 (93.33%) Windows 10
2 14 (93.33%) Windows 7
2 14 (93.33%) Windows 8
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (93.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) MCSE
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (93.33%) Hyper-V
2 14 (93.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft