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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 51 85 65
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 38 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 4.57% 1.66% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.71% 14.13% 7.41%
Number of salaries quoted 38 13 6
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
175 92 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 21.06% 11.78% 14.24%
Number of salaries quoted 149 80 65
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Poole +28 23 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Weymouth +4 7 £30,000 +20.00% 1
Bournemouth +1 4 £29,750 -60.33%
Ferndown - 3 £21,000 -
Dorchester - 1 £36,000 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 58 (95.08%) LAN
2 43 (70.49%) VLAN
3 38 (62.30%) VMware
4 23 (37.70%) Telecoms
4 23 (37.70%) MySQL
4 23 (37.70%) Linux
5 22 (36.07%) Windows
6 21 (34.43%) Perl
6 21 (34.43%) PHP
6 21 (34.43%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (32.79%) LAMP
8 19 (31.15%) Wi-Fi
8 19 (31.15%) Windows Server
9 18 (29.51%) Firewall
9 18 (29.51%) EIGRP
9 18 (29.51%) L2TP
9 18 (29.51%) MPLS
9 18 (29.51%) OSPF
9 18 (29.51%) BGP
9 18 (29.51%) SNMP
9 18 (29.51%) IPv4
9 18 (29.51%) IPv6
10 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
10 17 (27.87%) Apache
10 17 (27.87%) Presales
11 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 16 (26.23%) Hyper-V
11 16 (26.23%) Cisco
12 13 (21.31%) Windows 10

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 17 (27.87%) Apache
2 5 (8.20%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 58 (95.08%) LAN
2 43 (70.49%) VLAN
3 19 (31.15%) Wi-Fi
4 18 (29.51%) BGP
4 18 (29.51%) EIGRP
4 18 (29.51%) Firewall
4 18 (29.51%) IPv4
4 18 (29.51%) IPv6
4 18 (29.51%) L2TP
4 18 (29.51%) MPLS
4 18 (29.51%) OSPF
4 18 (29.51%) SNMP
5 9 (14.75%) VPN
6 5 (8.20%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (8.20%) Internet
6 5 (8.20%) Wireless
7 3 (4.92%) SAN
7 3 (4.92%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.28%) ADSL
8 2 (3.28%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.70%) MySQL
General
1 23 (37.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Administrator
1 21 (34.43%) Systems Administrator
2 15 (24.59%) Linux Administrator
2 15 (24.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 15 (24.59%) Telecoms Administrator
3 13 (21.31%) IT Support
3 13 (21.31%) IT Support Technician
3 13 (21.31%) IT Technician
3 13 (21.31%) Support Technician
4 11 (18.03%) Network Engineer
5 10 (16.39%) Analyst
6 7 (11.48%) Network Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Analyst
7 6 (9.84%) Senior Network Analyst
8 5 (8.20%) Senior Network Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) IT Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) Service Analyst
9 3 (4.92%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.64%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (37.70%) Linux
2 22 (36.07%) Windows
3 19 (31.15%) Windows Server
4 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (26.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
5 13 (21.31%) Windows 7
5 13 (21.31%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (27.87%) Presales
2 11 (18.03%) ITIL
3 3 (4.92%) Network Design
4 2 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (3.28%) Data Security
4 2 (3.28%) PRINCE2
4 2 (3.28%) Project Management
4 2 (3.28%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.64%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.64%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.64%) ITSM
5 1 (1.64%) Load Balancing
5 1 (1.64%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (1.64%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) Perl
1 21 (34.43%) PHP
2 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) CCNP
1 9 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (13.11%) CCNA
3 5 (8.20%) CCSA
4 4 (6.56%) CCSE
4 4 (6.56%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (3.28%) CCDP
6 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (34.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
3 16 (26.23%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.28%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.28%) XenApp
Vendors
1 38 (62.30%) VMware
2 16 (26.23%) Cisco
3 8 (13.11%) Citrix
3 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (9.84%) CheckPoint
4 6 (9.84%) Juniper
5 5 (8.20%) Nokia
5 5 (8.20%) SonicWALL
6 1 (1.64%) Avaya
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