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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 80 50 41
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 1.08% 2.76% 4.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.90% 16.67% 23.66%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 20
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,850 £22,900 £24,450
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
116 96 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 15.70% 16.55% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 101 84 84
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -21 6 £58,750 +56.66%
Wareham - 1 £28,500 -
Weymouth - 1 £25,000 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 19 (86.36%) Windows
3 18 (81.82%) LAN
4 17 (77.27%) VMware
5 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
6 12 (54.55%) Citrix
6 12 (54.55%) SAN
6 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
8 10 (45.45%) MCSE
8 10 (45.45%) MCP
8 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (40.91%) VCP5
9 9 (40.91%) NetScaler
9 9 (40.91%) XenDesktop
9 9 (40.91%) VCP4
9 9 (40.91%) vSphere
9 9 (40.91%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (40.91%) Lync
9 9 (40.91%) CCEE
9 9 (40.91%) Project Management
9 9 (40.91%) AppSense
9 9 (40.91%) EMC
9 9 (40.91%) CCA
9 9 (40.91%) Citrix Certification
9 9 (40.91%) CCEA
9 9 (40.91%) MCSA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
2 9 (40.91%) Lync
3 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) LAN
2 12 (54.55%) SAN
3 9 (40.91%) NetScaler
4 7 (31.82%) Firewall
5 4 (18.18%) VoIP
5 4 (18.18%) MPLS
6 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
6 3 (13.64%) VPN
7 2 (9.09%) DMZ
7 2 (9.09%) VLAN
8 1 (4.55%) Internet
8 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 1 (4.55%) Advertising
1 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Consultant
2 9 (40.91%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 6 (27.27%) Support Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) IT Support
4 4 (18.18%) Security Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Security Solutions Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Architect
4 4 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Support
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) SCCM Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile Computing
2 1 (4.55%) EPoS
2 1 (4.55%) Handset
2 1 (4.55%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 19 (86.36%) Windows
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Vista
4 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Project Management
2 5 (22.73%) ITIL
3 4 (18.18%) TOGAF
3 4 (18.18%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Business Continuity
4 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (9.09%) ERP
6 1 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Password Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Asset Management
6 1 (4.55%) Software Asset Management
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) MCP
1 10 (45.45%) MCSE
1 10 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
1 10 (45.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 9 (40.91%) VCP4
2 9 (40.91%) CCEE
2 9 (40.91%) VCP5
2 9 (40.91%) MCSA
2 9 (40.91%) CCA
2 9 (40.91%) Citrix Certification
2 9 (40.91%) CCEA
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (27.27%) CCNA
5 4 (18.18%) JNCIA
6 1 (4.55%) Degree
6 1 (4.55%) CCDP
6 1 (4.55%) CCSP
6 1 (4.55%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (54.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (40.91%) XenDesktop
2 9 (40.91%) vSphere
2 9 (40.91%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
4 2 (9.09%) Terminal Server
5 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
5 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
1 1 (4.55%) SCVMM
1 1 (4.55%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 20 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 17 (77.27%) VMware
3 12 (54.55%) Citrix
4 9 (40.91%) AppSense
4 9 (40.91%) EMC
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco
6 5 (22.73%) HP
7 4 (18.18%) Juniper
8 1 (4.55%) Toshiba