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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 32 35 51
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 1.71% 8.06% 1.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 22.92% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 1
Average salary £35,500 £46,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.82% +27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 96 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 12.00% 35.16% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 20 59 59
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £46,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (75.00%) UNIX
2 6 (75.00%) ISEB
2 6 (75.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
2 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 6 (75.00%) DV Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) C#
3 5 (62.50%) C++
3 5 (62.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) IIS
4 1 (12.50%) MS Office
4 1 (12.50%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
4 1 (12.50%) EPoS
4 1 (12.50%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) WSUS
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (12.50%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Test Consultant
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Field Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) EPoS
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) UNIX
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) ITIL
1 6 (75.00%) Penetration Testing
1 6 (75.00%) User Acceptance Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 5 (62.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) ISEB
1 6 (75.00%) DV Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) VMware
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft