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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 91 86 81
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 19 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 1.59% 1.70% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.87% 8.44% 5.42%
Number of salaries quoted 11 16 9
Median salary £52,500 £42,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.52% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,750 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,750 £38,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
262 225 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 23.17% 20.11% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 192 189 175
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 6 May 2016.

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 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Gloucester +10 12 £51,250 +13.88%
Cheltenham -12 3 £58,750 +35.83% 3
Tewkesbury +9 1 £24,000 -40.00%
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 34 (97.14%) LAN
2 22 (62.86%) Cisco
3 18 (51.43%) Firewall
4 13 (37.14%) HP
4 13 (37.14%) Java
4 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
5 12 (34.29%) Linux
5 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
6 9 (25.71%) Windows
6 9 (25.71%) VMware
6 9 (25.71%) Network Security
7 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
7 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
7 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
8 7 (20.00%) ISEB
8 7 (20.00%) ITIL
8 7 (20.00%) C#
8 7 (20.00%) C++
8 7 (20.00%) SQL
8 7 (20.00%) MS Office
8 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner
8 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
8 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (20.00%) Ruby
8 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (20.00%) ITIL V3
8 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
8 7 (20.00%) Security Operations

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 6 (17.14%) Elasticsearch
1 6 (17.14%) JBoss
1 6 (17.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Excel
2 7 (20.00%) MS Office
3 6 (17.14%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (17.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (97.14%) LAN
2 18 (51.43%) Firewall
3 9 (25.71%) Network Security
4 6 (17.14%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (17.14%) SAN
5 5 (14.29%) Wireless
6 2 (5.71%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (5.71%) Ethernet
6 2 (5.71%) Internet
6 2 (5.71%) MPLS
6 2 (5.71%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (5.71%) TACACS
6 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
6 2 (5.71%) VPN
7 1 (2.86%) BIG-IP
7 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (2.86%) IP Telephony
7 1 (2.86%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
7 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Apache Accumulo
1 6 (17.14%) Big Data
1 6 (17.14%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (20.00%) LoadRunner
2 6 (17.14%) Cucumber
2 6 (17.14%) JIRA
2 6 (17.14%) JUnit
2 6 (17.14%) Selenium
2 6 (17.14%) SpecFlow
3 4 (11.43%) TestNG
General
1 1 (2.86%) Electronics
1 1 (2.86%) Finance
1 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Software Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Software Test Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Software Tester
3 7 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (20.00%) Tester
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
4 4 (11.43%) Network Technician
4 4 (11.43%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 3 (8.57%) IT Architect
5 3 (8.57%) IT Infrastructure Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.14%) ELK Stack
1 6 (17.14%) JDBC
1 6 (17.14%) Kafka
2 2 (5.71%) COM
3 1 (2.86%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (17.14%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (17.14%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (2.86%) Cybercrime
3 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 12 (34.29%) Linux
2 9 (25.71%) Windows
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (17.14%) CentOS
5 1 (2.86%) Debian
5 1 (2.86%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.86%) Unix
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
1 7 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL V3
1 7 (20.00%) Security Operations
1 7 (20.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 6 (17.14%) Configuration Management
2 6 (17.14%) Functional Testing
2 6 (17.14%) Non-Functional Testing
2 6 (17.14%) User Stories
3 5 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 4 (11.43%) Presales
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (5.71%) High Availability
6 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.71%) SIEM
7 1 (2.86%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.86%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (37.14%) Java
2 7 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 7 (20.00%) C#
2 7 (20.00%) C++
2 7 (20.00%) Ruby
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) DV Cleared
1 8 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) ISEB
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) CCNP
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (17.14%) ISTQB
4 4 (11.43%) CCNA
5 2 (5.71%) HP ASE
5 2 (5.71%) HP MASE
6 1 (2.86%) Degree
6 1 (2.86%) HND
6 1 (2.86%) VCAP
6 1 (2.86%) VCDX
6 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (17.14%) Apache Flume
2 6 (17.14%) Firmware
3 3 (8.57%) XenApp
4 2 (5.71%) vSphere
5 1 (2.86%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) FortiGate
1 6 (17.14%) Kibana
1 6 (17.14%) logstash
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (62.86%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) HP
3 12 (34.29%) Microsoft
4 9 (25.71%) VMware
5 6 (17.14%) Dell
5 6 (17.14%) EMC
5 6 (17.14%) Hortonworks
5 6 (17.14%) Intel
5 6 (17.14%) Red Hat
6 4 (11.43%) IBM
7 3 (8.57%) Citrix
7 3 (8.57%) NetApp
8 2 (5.71%) F5
8 2 (5.71%) IronPort
8 2 (5.71%) Meraki
8 2 (5.71%) NEC
8 2 (5.71%) ProCurve
8 2 (5.71%) Tripwire
9 1 (2.86%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.86%) Panasonic
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