The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Plymouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 10 - 22
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 10.20% - 1.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 55.56% - 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £33,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
WAN
Devon

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Plymouth region.

Communications & Networking Category
Plymouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
9 5 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Plymouth 18.37% 7.14% 23.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 12
Average salary £33,000 £26,125 £27,127
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% -3.69%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Plymouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Plymouth

WAN
Salary Trend in Plymouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Plymouth region.

WAN Salary Trend in Plymouth

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
4 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) Firewall
6 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
6 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
6 5 (45.45%) Citrix
7 4 (36.36%) Project Management
7 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
7 4 (36.36%) VPN
7 4 (36.36%) Windows
7 4 (36.36%) Back Office
7 4 (36.36%) Handset
7 4 (36.36%) Clustering
7 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
7 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
8 3 (27.27%) Office 365
8 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (27.27%) MCDST
8 3 (27.27%) MCITP
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
8 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (27.27%) SQL
8 3 (27.27%) MCP
8 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Plymouth 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 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (72.73%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) TCP/IP
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
4 4 (36.36%) VPN
5 3 (27.27%) MPLS
6 2 (18.18%) OSPF
6 2 (18.18%) Telnet
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (18.18%) FTP
6 2 (18.18%) SNMP
7 1 (9.09%) ADSL
7 1 (9.09%) ISDN
7 1 (9.09%) SAN
7 1 (9.09%) Intranet
7 1 (9.09%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (36.36%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Analyst
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Designer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Designer
3 2 (18.18%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Desktop Support
3 2 (18.18%) Network Designer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Thin Client
1 4 (36.36%) Handset
1 4 (36.36%) Clustering
1 4 (36.36%) Fat Client
2 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Vista
2 3 (27.27%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (27.27%) MCP
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (27.27%) MCDST
1 3 (27.27%) MCITP
2 2 (18.18%) CCIE
2 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
4 1 (9.09%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
3 5 (45.45%) Citrix
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper