The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Gloucestershire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 58 59 76
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 29 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.17% 2.69% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.72% 11.64% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 22 24
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,550 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
197 189 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 21.53% 23.11% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 149 173 280
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
South West

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 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 30 July 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 +1 10 £47,750 +46.92%
Cheltenham -8 7 £23,500 -30.37% 2
Tewkesbury - 1 £22,500 -
Filton - 1 - - 1
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 41 (97.62%) LAN
2 27 (64.29%) Windows
3 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
4 18 (42.86%) Linux
5 17 (40.48%) TCP/IP
6 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
6 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (35.71%) MS Office
7 15 (35.71%) ITIL
8 12 (28.57%) Degree
9 11 (26.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 11 (26.19%) Performance Testing
9 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
9 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
9 11 (26.19%) Penetration Testing
9 11 (26.19%) Shell Script
9 11 (26.19%) ISEB
9 11 (26.19%) LoadRunner
9 11 (26.19%) IIS
9 11 (26.19%) UNIX
9 11 (26.19%) DNS
9 11 (26.19%) DHCP
10 10 (23.81%) Firewall
11 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
11 9 (21.43%) Windows XP
11 9 (21.43%) SQL
11 9 (21.43%) Internet
12 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
13 7 (16.67%) VPN
14 6 (14.29%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 11 (26.19%) IIS
2 8 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.14%) Documentum
5 2 (4.76%) Lync
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.76%) Apache
5 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 15 (35.71%) MS Office
2 6 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) PaaS
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (97.62%) LAN
2 17 (40.48%) TCP/IP
3 11 (26.19%) DNS
3 11 (26.19%) DHCP
4 10 (23.81%) Firewall
5 9 (21.43%) Internet
6 7 (16.67%) VPN
7 5 (11.90%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (4.76%) SAN
8 2 (4.76%) VLAN
9 1 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.38%) Network Security
9 1 (2.38%) IPv4
9 1 (2.38%) IPv6
9 1 (2.38%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) LoadRunner
General
1 6 (14.29%) French Language
1 6 (14.29%) German Language
1 6 (14.29%) Italian Language
1 6 (14.29%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 13 (30.95%) Analyst
1 13 (30.95%) Support Analyst
2 10 (23.81%) Tester
3 7 (16.67%) IT Support
4 5 (11.90%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (11.90%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (11.90%) Deployment Engineer
4 5 (11.90%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 4 (9.52%) Graduate
5 4 (9.52%) Consultant
5 4 (9.52%) Linux Engineer
5 4 (9.52%) Support Technician
6 3 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Applications Support
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) IT Graduate
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Support Analyst
6 3 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (7.14%) Graduate IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.90%) HTML
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 4 (9.52%) Clustering
3 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
3 2 (4.76%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.38%) Handset
4 1 (2.38%) Smartphone
4 1 (2.38%) iPad
4 1 (2.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 27 (64.29%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Linux
3 16 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (26.19%) UNIX
5 9 (21.43%) Windows 7
5 9 (21.43%) Windows XP
6 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (35.71%) ITIL
2 11 (26.19%) User Acceptance Testing
2 11 (26.19%) Performance Testing
2 11 (26.19%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (14.29%) Time Management
4 4 (9.52%) Software Deployment
5 1 (2.38%) Service Management
5 1 (2.38%) ITSM
5 1 (2.38%) Network Design
5 1 (2.38%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (2.38%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.38%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) Shell Script
2 9 (21.43%) SQL
3 5 (11.90%) C
4 4 (9.52%) Java
4 4 (9.52%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (28.57%) Degree
2 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) ISEB
3 6 (14.29%) HND
4 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.76%) MCSA
5 2 (4.76%) MCP
5 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.76%) MCITP
6 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.38%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.52%) QA
2 1 (2.38%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 5 (11.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (9.52%) qmail
3 4 (9.52%) Squid
4 3 (7.14%) XenApp
5 2 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.76%) vSphere
5 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.38%) WSUS
1 1 (2.38%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
1 1 (2.38%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 22 (52.38%) Microsoft
2 6 (14.29%) Citrix
2 6 (14.29%) HP
2 6 (14.29%) VMware
3 4 (9.52%) Red Hat
4 3 (7.14%) Primavera
4 3 (7.14%) Oracle
5 2 (4.76%) Cisco
5 2 (4.76%) Websense
6 1 (2.38%) Vizioncore
6 1 (2.38%) McAfee
6 1 (2.38%) Apple
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Salary: £240 - £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Filton, Gloucestershire
BAE - AMS
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Posted: 5 days ago