The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 84 75 86
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 26 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 2.43% 1.93% 1.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.07% 8.90% 8.02%
Number of salaries quoted 13 17 14
Median salary £39,550 £46,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.02% +39.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,000 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £57,500 £68,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
199 191 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.63% 21.70% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 163 156 165
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

WAN
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Gloucestershire region.

WAN Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

WAN
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +15 18 £55,000 +19.56%
Gloucester -13 5 £39,500 -28.18%
Cirencester - 1 £24,000 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 52 (98.11%) LAN
2 24 (45.28%) Windows
2 24 (45.28%) Security Cleared
3 21 (39.62%) DV Cleared
4 20 (37.74%) Linux
4 20 (37.74%) Network Security
5 18 (33.96%) TCP/IP
6 17 (32.08%) VMware
7 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (30.19%) Windows Server
8 15 (28.30%) Firewall
9 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
9 14 (26.42%) Cybercrime
9 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (24.53%) FortiGate
10 13 (24.53%) FTP
10 13 (24.53%) OSPF
10 13 (24.53%) BGP
10 13 (24.53%) NetScreen
11 12 (22.64%) Cisco
11 12 (22.64%) Ethernet
11 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
12 9 (16.98%) ITIL
13 8 (15.09%) VPN
13 8 (15.09%) Juniper
13 8 (15.09%) CCNP
13 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
13 8 (15.09%) VMware ESX

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.66%) MS Office
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (98.11%) LAN
2 20 (37.74%) Network Security
3 18 (33.96%) TCP/IP
4 15 (28.30%) Firewall
5 13 (24.53%) BGP
5 13 (24.53%) FTP
5 13 (24.53%) NetScreen
5 13 (24.53%) OSPF
6 12 (22.64%) Ethernet
7 8 (15.09%) VPN
8 4 (7.55%) Wireless
9 3 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (5.66%) HTTP
9 3 (5.66%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (5.66%) Spanning Tree
9 3 (5.66%) SSL
10 2 (3.77%) Cisco IOS
10 2 (3.77%) IPX
10 2 (3.77%) IPX/SPX
10 2 (3.77%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.21%) Big Data
2 6 (11.32%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.89%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) LoadRunner
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (7.55%) Advertising
1 4 (7.55%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Consultant
2 11 (20.75%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (11.32%) Network Engineer
4 5 (9.43%) Platform Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) IT Engineer
5 4 (7.55%) IT Support
5 4 (7.55%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 4 (7.55%) Software Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Software Test Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Software Tester
5 4 (7.55%) Test Analyst
5 4 (7.55%) Tester
6 3 (5.66%) IT Support Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Network Specialist
6 3 (5.66%) Security Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) Ajax
1 1 (1.89%) CSS
1 1 (1.89%) Doctrine
1 1 (1.89%) HTML
1 1 (1.89%) jQuery
1 1 (1.89%) Symfony
1 1 (1.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (26.42%) Cybercrime
2 7 (13.21%) Visualisation
3 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
3 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Clustering
4 1 (1.89%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.89%) IVR
4 1 (1.89%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 24 (45.28%) Windows
2 20 (37.74%) Linux
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (30.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (15.09%) CentOS
4 8 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (7.55%) Unix
6 2 (3.77%) Windows 8
6 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.98%) ITIL
2 5 (9.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.55%) ITIL V3
3 4 (7.55%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.55%) Performance Testing
3 4 (7.55%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (5.66%) Integration Testing
4 3 (5.66%) Migration
5 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
5 2 (3.77%) Communications Security
5 2 (3.77%) Infrastructure Management
5 2 (3.77%) Network Design
5 2 (3.77%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.77%) Presales
5 2 (3.77%) Project Management
5 2 (3.77%) Service Management
5 2 (3.77%) Social Engineering
5 2 (3.77%) Software Distribution
6 1 (1.89%) Case Management
6 1 (1.89%) Separation of Concerns
Programming Languages
1 6 (11.32%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) Java
3 4 (7.55%) C#
3 4 (7.55%) C++
3 4 (7.55%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 24 (45.28%) Security Cleared
2 21 (39.62%) DV Cleared
3 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
4 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (15.09%) CCNP
6 5 (9.43%) CCNA
7 4 (7.55%) Degree
7 4 (7.55%) ISEB
7 4 (7.55%) MCSE
7 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.77%) MCSA
8 2 (3.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.89%) VCAP
9 1 (1.89%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (26.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.98%) Active Directory
3 8 (15.09%) VMware ESX
4 4 (7.55%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.66%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (3.77%) vSphere
7 1 (1.89%) KVM
7 1 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.77%) WSUS
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 17 (32.08%) VMware
2 12 (22.64%) Cisco
3 8 (15.09%) Juniper
3 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
4 7 (13.21%) Microsoft
5 4 (7.55%) Radware
6 3 (5.66%) CheckPoint
6 3 (5.66%) HP
7 1 (1.89%) Aruba
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix
7 1 (1.89%) F5
7 1 (1.89%) IBM
7 1 (1.89%) Meraki
7 1 (1.89%) Meru Networks
7 1 (1.89%) Sage
7 1 (1.89%) Sophos
7 1 (1.89%) Tripwire