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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 76 66 55
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 12 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.16% 1.62% 4.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.85% 7.32% 17.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 49
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -1.40%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
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
146 164 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 16.88% 22.13% 24.83%
Number of salaries quoted 119 141 242
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £21,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £47,950
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
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 1 October 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
Gloucester +5 4 £38,000 +100.00%
Cheltenham -10 2 £35,000 +84.21%
Filton - 1 - -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 39 (97.50%) LAN
2 24 (60.00%) Windows
3 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 14 (35.00%) Linux
7 13 (32.50%) MS Office
7 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
8 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
9 11 (27.50%) Degree
9 11 (27.50%) Firewall
9 11 (27.50%) ITIL
10 9 (22.50%) IIS
10 9 (22.50%) DNS
10 9 (22.50%) UNIX
10 9 (22.50%) DHCP
10 9 (22.50%) ISEB
10 9 (22.50%) LoadRunner
10 9 (22.50%) Internet
10 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
10 9 (22.50%) Penetration Testing
10 9 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
10 9 (22.50%) Performance Testing
10 9 (22.50%) DV Cleared
11 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
11 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
11 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
11 8 (20.00%) SQL
12 7 (17.50%) VPN
12 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 9 (22.50%) IIS
2 8 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
3 3 (7.50%) Documentum
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (32.50%) MS Office
2 6 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (97.50%) LAN
2 15 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 11 (27.50%) Firewall
4 9 (22.50%) DNS
4 9 (22.50%) DHCP
4 9 (22.50%) Internet
5 7 (17.50%) VPN
6 5 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (7.50%) SAN
8 2 (5.00%) VoIP
9 1 (2.50%) IPv4
9 1 (2.50%) IPv6
9 1 (2.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (7.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (15.00%) French Language
1 6 (15.00%) German Language
1 6 (15.00%) Italian Language
1 6 (15.00%) Spanish Language
2 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (30.00%) Analyst
1 12 (30.00%) Support Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Tester
3 6 (15.00%) IT Support
4 5 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (12.50%) Deployment Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Support Technician
5 4 (10.00%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Graduate
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) IT Graduate
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Mathematics
2 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (5.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (5.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.50%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.50%) Handset
4 1 (2.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 24 (60.00%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (35.00%) Linux
4 9 (22.50%) UNIX
5 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
6 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (27.50%) ITIL
2 9 (22.50%) Penetration Testing
2 9 (22.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 9 (22.50%) Performance Testing
3 6 (15.00%) Time Management
4 4 (10.00%) Software Deployment
5 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (2.50%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.50%) Service Management
6 1 (2.50%) ITSM
6 1 (2.50%) Network Design
6 1 (2.50%) Requirements Engineering
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (2.50%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 9 (22.50%) Shell Script
2 8 (20.00%) SQL
3 5 (12.50%) C
4 4 (10.00%) Java
4 4 (10.00%) C#
4 4 (10.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (27.50%) Degree
3 9 (22.50%) ISEB
3 9 (22.50%) DV Cleared
4 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (15.00%) HND
6 1 (2.50%) CCDA
6 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (32.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) qmail
2 4 (10.00%) Squid
3 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.50%) XenApp
4 2 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.50%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.50%) WSUS
1 1 (2.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (15.00%) HP
3 5 (12.50%) VMware
4 4 (10.00%) Red Hat
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
5 3 (7.50%) Oracle
5 3 (7.50%) Primavera
6 2 (5.00%) Websense
7 1 (2.50%) McAfee
7 1 (2.50%) Apple
7 1 (2.50%) Vizioncore