The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 32 37 23
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 1 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 2.74% 0.51% 9.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 1.89% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 27
Average salary £38,000 £19,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -46.47%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
WAN
Gloucestershire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 53 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 10.96% 26.90% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10 36 56
Average salary £38,000 £41,250 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.87% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,250 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

WAN
Salary Trend in Gloucester

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

WAN Salary Trend in Gloucester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) Linux
3 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
3 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) qmail
4 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
4 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
4 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Squid
4 4 (30.77%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 4 (30.77%) Clustering
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
4 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) ISEB
4 4 (30.77%) LoadRunner
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) IIS
4 4 (30.77%) ITIL
4 4 (30.77%) UNIX

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucester 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 (30.77%) IIS
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 3 (23.08%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Deployment Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Tester
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Designer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Designer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Linux
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (30.77%) UNIX
2 4 (30.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
1 4 (30.77%) Penetration Testing
1 4 (30.77%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (30.77%) Performance Testing
1 4 (30.77%) ITIL
2 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (15.38%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
1 4 (30.77%) C#
1 4 (30.77%) C++
1 4 (30.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) DV Cleared
2 4 (30.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) qmail
1 4 (30.77%) Squid
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
1 4 (30.77%) HP
1 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 3 (23.08%) Oracle
2 3 (23.08%) Primavera