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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 81 59 62
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.91% 3.29% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.00% 15.15% 11.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 23
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £20,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £53,600 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
200 198 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.21% 21.69% 23.69%
Number of salaries quoted 170 150 178
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 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 30 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 -8 6 £37,500 -21.46%
Cirencester - 5 £28,000 - 1
Cheltenham -6 4 £35,000 +48.93% 1
Stroud - 3 £37,500 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 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 31 (86.11%) LAN
2 25 (69.44%) VMware
3 22 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (55.56%) Firewall
4 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
5 19 (52.78%) Citrix
6 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
7 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
8 15 (41.67%) Windows
9 14 (38.89%) Cisco
10 12 (33.33%) DNS
10 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (33.33%) vSphere
10 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 12 (33.33%) Office 365
11 11 (30.56%) ITIL
12 10 (27.78%) VPN
12 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (25.00%) Network Security
14 8 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
14 8 (22.22%) HP
14 8 (22.22%) MPLS
15 7 (19.44%) Finance
15 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
15 7 (19.44%) SaaS
15 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
15 7 (19.44%) SCCM
16 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
16 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
16 6 (16.67%) Windows 7

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 16 (44.44%) MS Exchange
2 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (13.89%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (11.11%) Lync
4 4 (11.11%) IIS
5 2 (5.56%) Documentum
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Office
2 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Office 365
2 7 (19.44%) SaaS
3 5 (13.89%) PaaS
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) LAN
2 20 (55.56%) Firewall
3 12 (33.33%) DNS
4 10 (27.78%) VPN
5 9 (25.00%) Network Security
6 8 (22.22%) MPLS
7 7 (19.44%) TCP/IP
8 6 (16.67%) SAN
9 5 (13.89%) iSCSI
9 5 (13.89%) SSL
9 5 (13.89%) Wireless
10 4 (11.11%) VLAN
10 4 (11.11%) NetScaler
11 3 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (8.33%) BGP
11 3 (8.33%) DHCP
12 2 (5.56%) EIGRP
13 1 (2.78%) TACACS
13 1 (2.78%) Cisco PIX
13 1 (2.78%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
General
1 7 (19.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Advertising
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Support Engineer
1 7 (19.44%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (19.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Analyst
2 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) IT Support
4 4 (11.11%) Help Desk Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 3 (8.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 3 (8.33%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Documentum Support
6 2 (5.56%) Documentum Specialist
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.11%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Clustering
2 4 (11.11%) PDA
3 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.78%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.78%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (41.67%) Windows
2 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (19.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (13.89%) Linux
6 2 (5.56%) UNIX
7 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
4 5 (13.89%) Change Management
5 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.33%) Project Management
6 3 (8.33%) Service Management
6 3 (8.33%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.33%) Release Management
6 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.33%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.33%) Service Continuity Management
7 2 (5.56%) Network Design
8 1 (2.78%) Business Development
8 1 (2.78%) Network Management
8 1 (2.78%) High Availability
8 1 (2.78%) Change Control
8 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (11.11%) MCSE
4 4 (11.11%) CCA
4 4 (11.11%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (8.33%) CCNA
5 3 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.78%) Degree
6 1 (2.78%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (61.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
3 12 (33.33%) vSphere
4 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.89%) XenApp
5 4 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.78%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.78%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (19.44%) SCCM
2 5 (13.89%) SCOM
2 5 (13.89%) Backup Exec
3 4 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 4 (11.11%) vMotion
4 1 (2.78%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 25 (69.44%) VMware
2 20 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 19 (52.78%) Citrix
4 14 (38.89%) Cisco
5 8 (22.22%) HP
6 6 (16.67%) 3PAR
7 5 (13.89%) Veeam
7 5 (13.89%) Websense
8 4 (11.11%) Symantec
8 4 (11.11%) Oracle
9 2 (5.56%) Juniper
9 2 (5.56%) Nokia
9 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.78%) CA
10 1 (2.78%) Brocade
10 1 (2.78%) IronPort
10 1 (2.78%) Splunk
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Superdry
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cirencester
CPS Group
Salary: £28k per year + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 15 days ago