The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 84 70 70
Rank change year-on-year
-14 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.59% 1.71% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.63% 10.06% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 19
Average salary £31,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £19,800 £24,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,900 £41,600 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
WAN
South West

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
249 159 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.82% 17.02% 29.51%
Number of salaries quoted 198 138 218
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,500 £33,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

WAN
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham -4 9 £31,000 -24.39%
Gloucester +16 7 £62,750 +65.13% 1
Tewkesbury - 1 £19,000 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 30 (93.75%) LAN
2 16 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
4 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
4 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
5 10 (31.25%) Linux
5 10 (31.25%) Cisco
5 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 10 (31.25%) VMware
6 9 (28.13%) ITIL
6 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
6 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (25.00%) Firewall
7 8 (25.00%) Degree
7 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
8 7 (21.88%) DHCP
8 7 (21.88%) DNS
9 6 (18.75%) UNIX
9 6 (18.75%) VPN
9 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
9 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
10 5 (15.63%) ISEB
10 5 (15.63%) Citrix
10 5 (15.63%) SAN
10 5 (15.63%) LoadRunner
10 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
10 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
11 4 (12.50%) Java

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 (12.50%) IIS
2 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Lync
3 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
3 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) MS Office
2 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Office 365
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
1 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (93.75%) LAN
2 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
3 8 (25.00%) Firewall
4 7 (21.88%) DHCP
4 7 (21.88%) DNS
5 6 (18.75%) VPN
6 5 (15.63%) SAN
7 3 (9.38%) Network Security
7 3 (9.38%) Internet
7 3 (9.38%) MPLS
8 2 (6.25%) Wireless
8 2 (6.25%) OSPF
8 2 (6.25%) BGP
8 2 (6.25%) EIGRP
8 2 (6.25%) Ethernet
9 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (3.13%) NetScaler
9 1 (3.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (3.13%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (15.63%) LoadRunner
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
General
1 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (15.63%) Architect
2 4 (12.50%) Tester
3 3 (9.38%) Designer
3 3 (9.38%) Administrator
3 3 (9.38%) Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (9.38%) Technical Designer
3 3 (9.38%) Deployment Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Network Architect
4 2 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (6.25%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) Junior Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Junior IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) Web Services
1 1 (3.13%) HTML
1 1 (3.13%) J2EE
1 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Clustering
2 2 (6.25%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.13%) iPad
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 16 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (31.25%) Linux
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.75%) UNIX
5 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
2 6 (18.75%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (18.75%) Performance Testing
3 5 (15.63%) Penetration Testing
4 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 4 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (6.25%) Information Security
5 2 (6.25%) Network Design
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (6.25%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.25%) Software Deployment
5 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.13%) System Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.13%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.13%) Time Management
6 1 (3.13%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.13%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) Shell Script
2 4 (12.50%) Java
3 3 (9.38%) SQL
3 3 (9.38%) C#
3 3 (9.38%) C++
4 2 (6.25%) C
5 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (40.63%) Security Cleared
2 11 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) DV Cleared
3 8 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (15.63%) ISEB
5 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (9.38%) MCSE
6 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.25%) CCIE
7 2 (6.25%) MCP
8 1 (3.13%) MCTS
8 1 (3.13%) MCITP
8 1 (3.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (3.13%) HND
8 1 (3.13%) MCSA
8 1 (3.13%) CCNP
8 1 (3.13%) CCDA
8 1 (3.13%) CCA
8 1 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 6 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Squid
3 2 (6.25%) VMware ESX
3 2 (6.25%) Terminal Server
3 2 (6.25%) qmail
3 2 (6.25%) XenApp
3 2 (6.25%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.25%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.13%) WSUS
3 1 (3.13%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) SCVMM
3 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.13%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (31.25%) Cisco
1 10 (31.25%) VMware
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft
3 5 (15.63%) Citrix
4 3 (9.38%) HP
4 3 (9.38%) McAfee
5 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
5 2 (6.25%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) F5
6 1 (3.13%) Veeam
6 1 (3.13%) Apple
6 1 (3.13%) Juniper
6 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
6 1 (3.13%) Symantec
6 1 (3.13%) Websense
6 1 (3.13%) Fortinet
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