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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 76 53 58
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 31 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.93% 3.33% 3.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.45% 15.74% 14.67%
Number of salaries quoted 17 25 32
Average salary £36,000 £30,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.03% -12.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £20,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £49,700 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
201 197 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 20.43% 21.18% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 174 144 201
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £21,500 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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
Gloucester -11 5 £35,000 -39.13%
Cheltenham -1 4 £35,000 +48.93% 1
Cirencester - 4 £28,000 -
Stroud - 4 £37,500 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 33 (80.49%) LAN
2 31 (75.61%) VMware
3 28 (68.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 23 (56.10%) Firewall
5 22 (53.66%) Windows
5 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
5 22 (53.66%) Citrix
6 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
7 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
7 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (41.46%) Cisco
9 14 (34.15%) VPN
9 14 (34.15%) DNS
9 14 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (34.15%) Office 365
10 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 13 (31.71%) SCCM
11 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (29.27%) vSphere
12 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
12 11 (26.83%) ITIL
13 10 (24.39%) SQL
13 10 (24.39%) SAN
13 10 (24.39%) Clustering
13 10 (24.39%) Hyper-V
14 9 (21.95%) Network Security
14 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (21.95%) SCOM
14 9 (21.95%) HP
14 9 (21.95%) SQL Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 18 (43.90%) MS Exchange
2 14 (34.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (19.51%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (17.07%) Lync
5 4 (9.76%) IIS
6 2 (4.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.44%) MediaWiki
7 1 (2.44%) Apache
7 1 (2.44%) Documentum
7 1 (2.44%) nginx
7 1 (2.44%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (19.51%) MS Office
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (34.15%) Office 365
2 7 (17.07%) SaaS
3 5 (12.20%) PaaS
4 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (80.49%) LAN
2 23 (56.10%) Firewall
3 14 (34.15%) VPN
3 14 (34.15%) DNS
4 11 (26.83%) TCP/IP
5 10 (24.39%) SAN
6 9 (21.95%) Network Security
7 8 (19.51%) MPLS
7 8 (19.51%) Wireless
8 7 (17.07%) VLAN
8 7 (17.07%) NetScaler
9 6 (14.63%) iSCSI
10 5 (12.20%) SSL
11 4 (9.76%) BGP
11 4 (9.76%) DHCP
12 3 (7.32%) EIGRP
12 3 (7.32%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (2.44%) VSAT
13 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
13 1 (2.44%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.44%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Subversion
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
1 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.44%) Hudson
1 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (17.07%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Advertising
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) IT Support
3 5 (12.20%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Help Desk Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Analyst
4 4 (9.76%) Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Service Manager
5 3 (7.32%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (7.32%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (7.32%) IT Services Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (24.39%) Clustering
2 6 (14.63%) PDA
3 4 (9.76%) Data Centre
4 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.88%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.44%) Wiki
6 1 (2.44%) Fat Client
6 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.44%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (53.66%) Windows
2 18 (43.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (29.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (14.63%) Linux
5 6 (14.63%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.88%) UNIX
7 1 (2.44%) CentOS
7 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.44%) Debian
7 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (26.83%) ITIL
2 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
2 7 (17.07%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (12.20%) Configuration Management
3 5 (12.20%) Service Delivery
3 5 (12.20%) Change Management
4 3 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.32%) Service Management
4 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
4 3 (7.32%) Release Management
4 3 (7.32%) Network Design
4 3 (7.32%) Incident Management
4 3 (7.32%) Service Continuity Management
4 3 (7.32%) Capacity Management
5 2 (4.88%) Patch Management
5 2 (4.88%) High Availability
5 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.88%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.44%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (24.39%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (17.07%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 7 (17.07%) MCSE
2 7 (17.07%) CCA
2 7 (17.07%) Citrix Certification
3 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.76%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.76%) CCNA
5 3 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (4.88%) Degree
7 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (68.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
3 12 (29.27%) vSphere
4 10 (24.39%) Hyper-V
5 8 (19.51%) XenApp
5 8 (19.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 7 (17.07%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (17.07%) VMware ESX
6 7 (17.07%) XenDesktop
7 3 (7.32%) XenServer
8 1 (2.44%) Postfix
8 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
8 1 (2.44%) Samba
8 1 (2.44%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (31.71%) SCCM
2 9 (21.95%) SCOM
3 8 (19.51%) Backup Exec
4 7 (17.07%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (17.07%) SCVMM
5 5 (12.20%) vMotion
6 1 (2.44%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (2.44%) ZABBIX
6 1 (2.44%) Puppet
Vendors
1 31 (75.61%) VMware
2 22 (53.66%) Microsoft
2 22 (53.66%) Citrix
3 17 (41.46%) Cisco
4 9 (21.95%) HP
5 8 (19.51%) Veeam
5 8 (19.51%) Websense
6 7 (17.07%) Symantec
7 6 (14.63%) 3PAR
8 3 (7.32%) Oracle
9 2 (4.88%) Juniper
9 2 (4.88%) Nokia
9 2 (4.88%) Brocade
9 2 (4.88%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.44%) AppSense
10 1 (2.44%) IronPort
10 1 (2.44%) Splunk
10 1 (2.44%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.44%) CA
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