The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 23 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 84 85 77
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 17 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.89% 1.50% 2.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.59% 6.54% 9.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8 14 17
Median salary £32,500 £41,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.68% +16.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,450 £31,500 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £38,100 £57,500 £72,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
135 214 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 15.00% 22.94% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 102 162 162
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,100 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of job ads across the Gloucestershire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 February 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

WAN
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 23 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +16 12 £32,500 -43.47%
Gloucester -9 4 £33,750 -30.76%
Cirencester - 1 £24,000 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 42 (100.00%) LAN
2 21 (50.00%) Network Security
3 17 (40.48%) Windows
4 14 (33.33%) FTP
4 14 (33.33%) OSPF
4 14 (33.33%) BGP
4 14 (33.33%) NetScreen
4 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
4 14 (33.33%) FortiGate
5 13 (30.95%) Firewall
5 13 (30.95%) Ethernet
6 11 (26.19%) Linux
6 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
7 10 (23.81%) Cisco
7 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
8 9 (21.43%) Juniper
8 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
9 8 (19.05%) VMware
9 8 (19.05%) Cybercrime
10 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (16.67%) Big Data
10 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
10 7 (16.67%) Visualisation
10 7 (16.67%) CCNP
11 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 6 (14.29%) SQL
11 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
11 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
11 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (100.00%) LAN
2 21 (50.00%) Network Security
3 14 (33.33%) BGP
3 14 (33.33%) FTP
3 14 (33.33%) NetScreen
3 14 (33.33%) OSPF
4 13 (30.95%) Ethernet
4 13 (30.95%) Firewall
5 9 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 6 (14.29%) Wireless
7 5 (11.90%) VPN
8 4 (9.52%) HTTP
9 3 (7.14%) Intrusion Detection
9 3 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (4.76%) HTTPS
10 2 (4.76%) IMAP
10 2 (4.76%) SSL
10 2 (4.76%) VoIP
10 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.67%) Big Data
2 6 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 2 (4.76%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.38%) CouchDB
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (9.52%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (21.43%) Consultant
1 9 (21.43%) Technical Consultant
2 8 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) IT Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) IT Support
3 3 (7.14%) Network Specialist
3 3 (7.14%) Security Engineer
3 3 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (4.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (4.76%) Python Developer
4 2 (4.76%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (4.76%) Senior Technical Consultant
5 1 (2.38%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Ajax
1 2 (4.76%) CSS
1 2 (4.76%) Doctrine
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
1 2 (4.76%) Symfony
2 1 (2.38%) jQuery
2 1 (2.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.05%) Cybercrime
2 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.38%) IVR
3 1 (2.38%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 17 (40.48%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Linux
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 7 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.76%) CentOS
5 2 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.38%) Debian
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 4 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 3 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
4 2 (4.76%) Communications Security
4 2 (4.76%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (4.76%) MVC
4 2 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (4.76%) OO
4 2 (4.76%) Project Management
4 2 (4.76%) Separation of Concerns
4 2 (4.76%) Service Management
4 2 (4.76%) Social Engineering
5 1 (2.38%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.38%) Case Management
5 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.38%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.38%) SIEM
5 1 (2.38%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (4.76%) Java
2 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (4.76%) Python
3 1 (2.38%) PHP
3 1 (2.38%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (26.19%) DV Cleared
3 10 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (23.81%) SC Cleared
4 7 (16.67%) CCNP
5 4 (9.52%) CCNA
6 3 (7.14%) Degree
7 1 (2.38%) MCSA
7 1 (2.38%) MCSE
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.76%) VMware ESX
3 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (23.81%) Cisco
2 9 (21.43%) Juniper
3 8 (19.05%) VMware
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
4 4 (9.52%) Radware
5 3 (7.14%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
6 2 (4.76%) Meraki
6 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (4.76%) Ubiquiti
7 1 (2.38%) Aruba
7 1 (2.38%) HP
7 1 (2.38%) Meru Networks