The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 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 Somerset region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 65 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.02% 1.91% 4.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 15.28% 26.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 24
Average salary £42,500 £28,750 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.82% -12.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,250 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £38,250 £42,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
108 72 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 13.60% 12.48% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 105 61 83
Average salary £36,500 £31,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.87% -7.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £23,275
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,800 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
South West

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

WAN
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

WAN Salary Trend in Somerset

WAN
Salary Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Somerset

WAN
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 29 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
Bath -10 12 £36,500 +26.95% 4
Street -14 3 £48,000 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 20 (76.92%) LAN
2 18 (69.23%) Windows
3 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
4 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
5 13 (50.00%) SAN
6 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
6 12 (46.15%) VMware
7 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
8 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
8 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
9 6 (23.08%) DNS
9 6 (23.08%) Intranet
9 6 (23.08%) Internet
9 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
10 5 (19.23%) Fibre Channel
10 5 (19.23%) XenServer
10 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
10 5 (19.23%) Firewall
10 5 (19.23%) Citrix
10 5 (19.23%) HP
10 5 (19.23%) DHCP
10 5 (19.23%) IIS
10 5 (19.23%) SQL
10 5 (19.23%) Linux
11 4 (15.38%) AIX
11 4 (15.38%) UNIX
11 4 (15.38%) Cisco
11 4 (15.38%) VoIP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 14 (53.85%) MS Exchange
2 8 (30.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (26.92%) SharePoint
4 5 (19.23%) IIS
5 3 (11.54%) CMS
6 1 (3.85%) Joomla!
6 1 (3.85%) WordPress
6 1 (3.85%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.85%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 7 (26.92%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) LAN
2 13 (50.00%) SAN
3 6 (23.08%) Intranet
3 6 (23.08%) Internet
3 6 (23.08%) DNS
4 5 (19.23%) DHCP
4 5 (19.23%) Firewall
4 5 (19.23%) Fibre Channel
5 4 (15.38%) VoIP
6 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (11.54%) Games
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Consultant
1 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
1 7 (26.92%) Technical Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Support Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Administrator
2 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Technical Support Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Technical Support
2 6 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Technical Support Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Project Manager
4 3 (11.54%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Project Leader
5 2 (7.69%) Analyst
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Project Leader
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Tandem
1 1 (3.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows 8
3 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
4 4 (15.38%) AIX
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (15.38%) UNIX
4 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Software Deployment
2 3 (11.54%) PRINCE2
2 3 (11.54%) Project Management
2 3 (11.54%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (11.54%) Logistics
3 2 (7.69%) Resource Management
3 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management
4 1 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) Dell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
3 5 (19.23%) XenServer
4 1 (3.85%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) HP
4 4 (15.38%) NetApp
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) Lotus
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) Adobe
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