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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 29 32
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.54% 5.15% 4.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.41% 21.74% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 8
Average salary £40,000 £47,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.23% +46.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £38,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £57,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
54 46 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 20.85% 23.71% 27.32%
Number of salaries quoted 50 23 43
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £32,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Gloucester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Citrix
3 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
3 4 (44.44%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) IIS
3 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
4 3 (33.33%) vSphere
4 3 (33.33%) SaaS
4 3 (33.33%) PaaS
4 3 (33.33%) Office 365
4 3 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Documentum
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 4 (44.44%) IIS
1 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 3 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (22.22%) Documentum
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) SaaS
1 3 (33.33%) PaaS
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (88.89%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) SSL
4 3 (33.33%) Network Security
5 1 (11.11%) iSCSI
5 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (11.11%) Structured Cabling
5 1 (11.11%) SAN
5 1 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (11.11%) VoIP
5 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Documentum Support
2 2 (22.22%) Documentum Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Support Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Support Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
2 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
2 1 (11.11%) Network Management
2 1 (11.11%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 4 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) CCNA
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) XenApp
3 1 (11.11%) XenServer
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (11.11%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
1 4 (44.44%) VMware
1 4 (44.44%) Citrix
2 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) HP
3 1 (11.11%) IronPort
3 1 (11.11%) Veeam
3 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
3 1 (11.11%) Websense