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 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 71 67 45
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.65% 1.96% 3.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.25% 12.17% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 20
Average salary £29,250 £35,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.42% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,650 £23,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £41,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
123 115 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 20.13% 16.11% 19.32%
Number of salaries quoted 96 100 104
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -10 4 £29,250 -22.00%
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) LAN
4 9 (60.00%) VMware
5 8 (53.33%) Firewall
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco
6 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (40.00%) CCNA
8 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 5 (33.33%) HP
8 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
8 5 (33.33%) Citrix
8 5 (33.33%) ITIL
9 4 (26.67%) VoIP
9 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
9 4 (26.67%) Juniper
9 4 (26.67%) SAN
9 4 (26.67%) MPLS
9 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
9 4 (26.67%) JNCIA
9 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
9 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
9 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
10 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (20.00%) VPN
10 3 (20.00%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (6.67%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (20.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) VoIP
3 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (26.67%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) MPLS
4 3 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (13.33%) DMZ
5 2 (13.33%) VLAN
6 1 (6.67%) NetScaler
6 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Advertising
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (26.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Security Architect
3 4 (26.67%) IT Support
3 4 (26.67%) Security Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Network Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support
5 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (6.67%) PDA
2 1 (6.67%) Handset
2 1 (6.67%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows XP
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
4 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (26.67%) TOGAF
2 4 (26.67%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (20.00%) Business Continuity
3 3 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (13.33%) ERP
5 1 (6.67%) Software Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.67%) Password Management
5 1 (6.67%) Project Management
5 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
5 1 (6.67%) CRM
5 1 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 7 (46.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (40.00%) CCNA
3 4 (26.67%) JNCIA
4 2 (13.33%) MCP
4 2 (13.33%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (6.67%) CCEE
5 1 (6.67%) VCP5
5 1 (6.67%) VCP4
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) CCA
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (6.67%) CCEA
5 1 (6.67%) CCSP
5 1 (6.67%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) CCDP
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (13.33%) Terminal Server
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (6.67%) XenApp
4 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCDPM
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) SCOM
1 1 (6.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 7 (46.67%) Cisco
4 5 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (33.33%) Citrix
5 4 (26.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) Toshiba
6 1 (6.67%) AppSense
6 1 (6.67%) EMC