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 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 23 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 17 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 10.18% 5.88% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.17% 20.00% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 2
Average salary £35,000 £39,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.39% +37.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £28,750 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £43,500 £29,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
47 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 28.14% 29.41% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 30 32 19
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £17,800
10% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £63,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Exeter

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 41 (100.00%) LAN
2 39 (95.12%) Cisco
3 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
3 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
3 23 (56.10%) TCP/IP
3 23 (56.10%) MS Exchange
4 22 (53.66%) Avaya
5 21 (51.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (51.22%) Migration
5 21 (51.22%) WLAN
5 21 (51.22%) MCITP
5 21 (51.22%) SCCM
5 21 (51.22%) Lync
6 20 (48.78%) vSphere
6 20 (48.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 20 (48.78%) VMware
7 18 (43.90%) CCNA
7 18 (43.90%) CheckPoint
7 18 (43.90%) Project Management
7 18 (43.90%) SSL
7 18 (43.90%) Windows
7 18 (43.90%) IIS
7 18 (43.90%) HP
7 18 (43.90%) Dell
7 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
7 18 (43.90%) IBM
8 17 (41.46%) Juniper
9 10 (24.39%) F5
10 9 (21.95%) CCNP
11 3 (7.32%) MS Project

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 23 (56.10%) MS Exchange
2 21 (51.22%) Lync
3 18 (43.90%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 41 (100.00%) LAN
2 23 (56.10%) TCP/IP
3 21 (51.22%) WLAN
4 18 (43.90%) SSL
5 1 (2.44%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 1 (2.44%) Firewall
5 1 (2.44%) BIG-IP
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Network Engineer
2 2 (4.88%) Consultant
2 2 (4.88%) Support Engineer
2 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (2.44%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (2.44%) Project Consultant
3 1 (2.44%) Field Engineer
3 1 (2.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (2.44%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (43.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Migration
2 18 (43.90%) Project Management
3 1 (2.44%) Load Balancing
3 1 (2.44%) Network Management
3 1 (2.44%) Process Management
3 1 (2.44%) Change Management
3 1 (2.44%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 21 (51.22%) MCITP
2 20 (48.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 18 (43.90%) CCNA
3 18 (43.90%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (21.95%) CCNP
5 1 (2.44%) CCDP
5 1 (2.44%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (56.10%) Active Directory
2 20 (48.78%) vSphere
3 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (51.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (95.12%) Cisco
2 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
3 22 (53.66%) Avaya
4 20 (48.78%) VMware
5 18 (43.90%) CheckPoint
5 18 (43.90%) HP
5 18 (43.90%) Dell
5 18 (43.90%) IBM
6 17 (41.46%) Juniper
7 10 (24.39%) F5
8 1 (2.44%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.44%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.44%) Barracuda Networks