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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 10 31
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +21
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 22 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 4.58% 16.30% 4.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.50% 52.38% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 8
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
16 42 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Exeter 12.21% 31.11% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16 35 41
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
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 9 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Exeter

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Exeter

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 7 (70.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 6 (60.00%) .NET
3 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 6 (60.00%) DHCP
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
5 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
5 4 (40.00%) XenApp
5 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
5 4 (40.00%) Veeam
5 4 (40.00%) EqualLogic
5 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (40.00%) Replication
5 4 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (40.00%) Office 365
5 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 4 (40.00%) Sophos
5 4 (40.00%) Firewall
5 4 (40.00%) CCNA
5 4 (40.00%) SSL
5 4 (40.00%) PPP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Exeter by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) Apache
2 2 (20.00%) IIS
2 2 (20.00%) JBoss
2 2 (20.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) DHCP
2 6 (60.00%) DNS
2 6 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) PPP
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) SSL
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
4 3 (30.00%) Internet
4 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (20.00%) LDAP
6 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (40.00%) Systems Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support
3 2 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) Middleware
3 2 (20.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (40.00%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (40.00%) EqualLogic
1 4 (40.00%) Replication
1 4 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) High Availability
2 2 (20.00%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (40.00%) VB
3 2 (20.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) CCA
1 4 (40.00%) CCNA
1 4 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (40.00%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (20.00%) CCSA
2 2 (20.00%) MCSE
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) XenApp
3 4 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 2 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Dell
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) Sophos
3 4 (40.00%) Veeam
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco