The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Gloucester region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 32 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 5.24% 4.42% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 16.33% 12.05%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 10
Average salary £47,750 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.92% -8.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £30,250 £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
45 49 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 23.56% 27.07% 25.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22 42 79
Average salary £38,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.58% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,800 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Gloucestershire

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
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Gloucester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 9 (69.23%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
3 5 (38.46%) ITIL
3 5 (38.46%) UNIX
3 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 5 (38.46%) ISEB
3 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
3 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
3 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
3 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (30.77%) qmail
4 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
4 4 (30.77%) QA
4 4 (30.77%) Clustering
4 4 (30.77%) Squid
4 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
4 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (30.77%) IIS
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) Java
4 4 (30.77%) HP
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (38.46%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (30.77%) Deployment Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (30.77%) Tester
1 4 (30.77%) Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (23.08%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Support Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Test Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Field Service Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Linux
2 5 (38.46%) UNIX
2 5 (38.46%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (38.46%) User Acceptance Testing
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Testing
2 4 (30.77%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) Shell Script
2 4 (30.77%) C#
2 4 (30.77%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) ISEB
1 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) QA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) Active Directory
2 4 (30.77%) qmail
2 4 (30.77%) Squid
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 4 (30.77%) Red Hat
2 4 (30.77%) HP
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle
3 3 (23.08%) Primavera