The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Exeter region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 1.29% 5.26% 1.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 25.00% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 1
Average salary £27,500 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.71%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
WAN
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Exeter region.

Communications & Networking Category
Exeter
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
30 36 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 12.88% 21.05% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 34 9
Average salary £30,000 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.80% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £25,000 £26,989
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Exeter region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Exeter

WAN
Salary Trend in Exeter

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Exeter region.

WAN Salary Trend in Exeter

WAN
Salary Histogram in Exeter

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Exeter region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Exeter

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 18 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (77.78%) Cisco
3 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
4 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
4 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (50.00%) Avaya
5 9 (50.00%) WLAN
5 9 (50.00%) Migration
5 9 (50.00%) vSphere
5 9 (50.00%) Lync
5 9 (50.00%) SCCM
5 9 (50.00%) MCITP
6 8 (44.44%) VMware
6 8 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (44.44%) Windows
7 7 (38.89%) IIS
7 7 (38.89%) SSL
7 7 (38.89%) IBM
7 7 (38.89%) HP
7 7 (38.89%) Dell
7 7 (38.89%) Project Management
8 6 (33.33%) CCNA
8 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (27.78%) Juniper
9 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint
9 5 (27.78%) F5
10 2 (11.11%) MS Project
11 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Exeter 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 10 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (50.00%) Lync
3 7 (38.89%) IIS
4 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
3 9 (50.00%) WLAN
4 7 (38.89%) SSL
5 1 (5.56%) SAN
5 1 (5.56%) Firewall
5 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (5.56%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (11.11%) Project Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.56%) Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Consultant
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.56%) Clustering
1 1 (5.56%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (50.00%) Migration
2 7 (38.89%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.56%) Server Hardening
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (50.00%) MCITP
2 8 (44.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 6 (33.33%) CCNA
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.56%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (5.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (77.78%) Cisco
2 10 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 9 (50.00%) Avaya
4 8 (44.44%) VMware
5 7 (38.89%) HP
5 7 (38.89%) Dell
5 7 (38.89%) IBM
6 5 (27.78%) F5
6 5 (27.78%) Juniper
6 5 (27.78%) CheckPoint