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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 36 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 5.52% 1.46% 4.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.14% 6.00% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 14
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -8.45%
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
28 50 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucester 17.18% 24.39% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 13 41 69
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,450 £34,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Gloucester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Gloucester region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Gloucester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (41.67%) Windows
4 4 (33.33%) Clustering
4 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
4 4 (33.33%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) ISEB
4 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
4 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
4 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (33.33%) C#
4 4 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (33.33%) Java
4 4 (33.33%) IIS
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) UNIX
4 4 (33.33%) Squid
4 4 (33.33%) QA
4 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
4 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (33.33%) qmail
4 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (33.33%) IIS
2 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) Documentum
Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) LoadRunner
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Tester
1 4 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
1 4 (33.33%) Deployment Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Support Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 3 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (8.33%) Field Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Testing
1 4 (33.33%) Software Deployment
1 4 (33.33%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) Shell Script
1 4 (33.33%) C#
1 4 (33.33%) C++
1 4 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) ISEB
1 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) DV Cleared
1 4 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (33.33%) Squid
2 4 (33.33%) qmail
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) HP
2 4 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 3 (25.00%) Oracle
3 3 (25.00%) Primavera