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

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 40 32 34
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.15% 2.92% 6.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.00% 15.15% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 13
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -17.39%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
50 33 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 19.08% 19.30% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 38 32 49
Average salary £34,000 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.04% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £46,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 2015, 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 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (55.56%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 2 (22.22%) Oracle
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) IIS
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) CCIE
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (11.11%) ITIL
6 1 (11.11%) MCP
6 1 (11.11%) Windows
6 1 (11.11%) MCSE
6 1 (11.11%) DHCP
6 1 (11.11%) Ethernet
6 1 (11.11%) DNS
6 1 (11.11%) SSL
6 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
6 1 (11.11%) CCNP
6 1 (11.11%) CCNA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, 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 2 (22.22%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
4 1 (11.11%) VRRP
4 1 (11.11%) DNS
4 1 (11.11%) SSL
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) Internet
4 1 (11.11%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (11.11%) HSRP
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) PKI
1 1 (11.11%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Project Management
1 2 (22.22%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
2 1 (11.11%) Cyber Security
2 1 (11.11%) Information Security
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 5 (55.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (22.22%) CCIE
5 1 (11.11%) CCNP
5 1 (11.11%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) MCP
5 1 (11.11%) MCSE
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) Oracle
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) VMware