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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 80 83 73
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 18 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.74% 1.79% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.77% 9.18% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 16 17
Average salary £46,000 £33,750 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.29% -6.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £18,400
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £72,750 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
206 196 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.37% 19.46% 20.92%
Number of salaries quoted 155 157 166
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 4 £48,000 +51.18% 1
Tewkesbury +12 3 £36,500 +92.10% 1
Gloucester 0 2 £48,750 -35.43% 1
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 32 (96.97%) LAN
2 22 (66.67%) Cisco
3 20 (60.61%) Firewall
4 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (27.27%) CCNP
5 9 (27.27%) VMware
5 9 (27.27%) DV Cleared
5 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
5 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (21.21%) HP
6 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
6 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
7 6 (18.18%) Presales
7 6 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
7 6 (18.18%) Programme Management
7 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (18.18%) Analytics
7 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
7 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 6 (18.18%) VPN
7 6 (18.18%) C
7 6 (18.18%) UML
7 6 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (18.18%) OO
7 6 (18.18%) Law
7 6 (18.18%) Wireless
8 5 (15.15%) CCNA
9 4 (12.12%) MPLS
9 4 (12.12%) TACACS
9 4 (12.12%) ProCurve

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Applications
1 2 (6.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (96.97%) LAN
2 20 (60.61%) Firewall
3 9 (27.27%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (18.18%) VPN
4 6 (18.18%) Wireless
5 4 (12.12%) MPLS
5 4 (12.12%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (12.12%) TACACS
6 3 (9.09%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (9.09%) Network Security
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (6.06%) Ethernet
7 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.03%) ADSL
8 1 (3.03%) BGP
8 1 (3.03%) BIG-IP
8 1 (3.03%) IPv6
8 1 (3.03%) OSPF
8 1 (3.03%) Structured Cabling
8 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Cucumber
1 2 (6.06%) JIRA
1 2 (6.06%) JUnit
1 2 (6.06%) LoadRunner
1 2 (6.06%) Selenium
1 2 (6.06%) SpecFlow
1 2 (6.06%) TestNG
General
1 6 (18.18%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (24.24%) Architect
1 8 (24.24%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Network Consultant
4 4 (12.12%) Network Technician
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Software Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Software Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Software Tester
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Test Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Tester
6 1 (3.03%) IT Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.03%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) COM
1 2 (6.06%) JDBC
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.03%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Technical Architecture
2 6 (18.18%) Analytics
2 6 (18.18%) Cybersecurity
2 6 (18.18%) OO
2 6 (18.18%) OOA/OOD
2 6 (18.18%) Presales
2 6 (18.18%) Programme Management
2 6 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (6.06%) Functional Testing
3 2 (6.06%) High Availability
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL
3 2 (6.06%) ITIL V3
3 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
3 2 (6.06%) Non-Functional Testing
3 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Testing
3 2 (6.06%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (6.06%) User Stories
4 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) C
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 2 (6.06%) C#
3 2 (6.06%) C++
3 2 (6.06%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (27.27%) CCNP
2 9 (27.27%) DV Cleared
2 9 (27.27%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) CCNA
4 4 (12.12%) HP ASE
4 4 (12.12%) HP MASE
5 2 (6.06%) ISEB
5 2 (6.06%) ISTQB
5 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) HND
6 1 (3.03%) VCAP
6 1 (3.03%) VCDX
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.06%) vSphere
3 1 (3.03%) KVM
3 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Cisco
2 9 (27.27%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) HP
4 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.12%) IronPort
5 4 (12.12%) Meraki
5 4 (12.12%) ProCurve
5 4 (12.12%) Tripwire
6 3 (9.09%) F5
7 2 (6.06%) IBM
7 2 (6.06%) NEC
8 1 (3.03%) Citrix
8 1 (3.03%) Juniper
8 1 (3.03%) Mitel
8 1 (3.03%) NetApp
8 1 (3.03%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.03%) Panasonic
8 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (3.03%) SAP
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £22000 - £26000 per annum + Company Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago