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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 75 67 53
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 14 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.33% 1.77% 4.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.07% 9.59% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5 9 43
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £19,000 £21,575
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £63,700 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
184 146 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 18.85% 18.41% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 144 119 208
Average salary £50,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,000 £31,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 24 October 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 24 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 +11 8 £44,000 +131.57% 5
Cheltenham -6 3 £40,500 -1.21% 1
Filton - 1 - -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 42 (97.67%) LAN
2 23 (53.49%) Windows
3 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
4 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
5 14 (32.56%) Linux
5 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
5 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
5 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (25.58%) Firewall
6 11 (25.58%) ITIL
7 10 (23.26%) IIS
7 10 (23.26%) MS Office
7 10 (23.26%) DNS
7 10 (23.26%) DHCP
8 9 (20.93%) UNIX
8 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
8 9 (20.93%) DV Cleared
9 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
9 8 (18.60%) Performance Testing
9 8 (18.60%) Penetration Testing
9 8 (18.60%) Cisco
9 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
9 8 (18.60%) LoadRunner
9 8 (18.60%) ISEB
9 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
10 7 (16.28%) Degree
11 6 (13.95%) VMware
11 6 (13.95%) HP
11 6 (13.95%) Internet
11 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 10 (23.26%) IIS
2 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.98%) Documentum
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (6.98%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (23.26%) MS Office
2 6 (13.95%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (97.67%) LAN
2 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
3 11 (25.58%) Firewall
4 10 (23.26%) DHCP
4 10 (23.26%) DNS
5 6 (13.95%) Internet
6 5 (11.63%) VPN
6 5 (11.63%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (6.98%) SAN
8 2 (4.65%) Network Security
8 2 (4.65%) VoIP
9 1 (2.33%) Ethernet
9 1 (2.33%) SSL
9 1 (2.33%) IPv4
9 1 (2.33%) IPv6
9 1 (2.33%) Wireless
9 1 (2.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
9 1 (2.33%) MPLS
9 1 (2.33%) OSPF
9 1 (2.33%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
1 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) French Language
2 3 (6.98%) German Language
2 3 (6.98%) Italian Language
2 3 (6.98%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (25.58%) Analyst
1 11 (25.58%) Support Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Tester
3 5 (11.63%) 1st Line Support
3 5 (11.63%) Deployment Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 5 (11.63%) IT Support
4 4 (9.30%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Graduate
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Support
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Designer
5 3 (6.98%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.95%) HTML
2 1 (2.33%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Clustering
1 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
1 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.65%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.33%) Handset
3 1 (2.33%) PKI
3 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Linux
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.93%) UNIX
4 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
5 5 (11.63%) Windows 7
6 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) ITIL
2 8 (18.60%) Penetration Testing
2 8 (18.60%) User Acceptance Testing
2 8 (18.60%) Performance Testing
3 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (9.30%) Software Deployment
3 4 (9.30%) Project Management
4 3 (6.98%) Time Management
5 1 (2.33%) Requirements Engineering
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.33%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.33%) Service Management
5 1 (2.33%) ITSM
5 1 (2.33%) Network Design
5 1 (2.33%) Load Balancing
5 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.60%) Shell Script
2 5 (11.63%) SQL
3 4 (9.30%) C
3 4 (9.30%) C#
3 4 (9.30%) C++
3 4 (9.30%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) Security Cleared
2 9 (20.93%) SC Cleared
2 9 (20.93%) DV Cleared
3 8 (18.60%) ISEB
4 7 (16.28%) Degree
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (6.98%) HND
6 2 (4.65%) CCIE
6 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.33%) MCP
7 1 (2.33%) CCNP
7 1 (2.33%) CCDA
7 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (32.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.30%) Squid
2 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) qmail
2 4 (9.30%) XenApp
3 3 (6.98%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.33%) ARCserve
1 1 (2.33%) WSUS
1 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.60%) Cisco
3 6 (13.95%) HP
3 6 (13.95%) VMware
4 5 (11.63%) Citrix
5 4 (9.30%) Red Hat
6 3 (6.98%) Oracle
6 3 (6.98%) Primavera
7 2 (4.65%) Websense
7 2 (4.65%) McAfee
8 1 (2.33%) Vizioncore
8 1 (2.33%) Apple
8 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.33%) Juniper
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £18000.0000 - £25000.0000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £7.5k Car Allowance + 10% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + £7.5k Car Allowance + 20% Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago