The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 42 74
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +32
Permanent jobs citing WAN 33 27 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 5.52% 4.80% 1.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.98% 28.72% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 12
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,597 £26,000 £18,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £47,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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 Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
127 94 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 21.24% 16.73% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 120 77 93
Median salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,597 £26,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Somerset

WAN
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 28 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
Street - 8 £34,000 -
Bath -5 6 £58,250 -6.80%
Clevedon - 5 £40,000 -
Yeovil - 2 £23,500 -
Taunton - 1 £37,500 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 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 Somerset region with a requirement for WAN.

1 31 (55.36%) LAN
2 29 (51.79%) TCP/IP
3 27 (48.21%) Cisco
3 27 (48.21%) Firewall
4 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
5 22 (39.29%) VPN
5 22 (39.29%) VoIP
5 22 (39.29%) Internet
5 22 (39.29%) Network Security
6 21 (37.50%) Wireless
7 19 (33.93%) Windows
8 17 (30.36%) Capacity Planning
8 17 (30.36%) VMware
8 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
9 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (28.57%) PRINCE2
9 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (26.79%) CCNP
10 15 (26.79%) CCNA
10 15 (26.79%) Juniper
10 15 (26.79%) ITIL
10 15 (26.79%) Service Delivery
10 15 (26.79%) IVR
11 14 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (25.00%) IP Telephony
11 14 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
11 14 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (25.00%) Aruba
11 14 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
11 14 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 13 (23.21%) CMS
2 11 (19.64%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 11 (19.64%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Office 365
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (55.36%) LAN
2 29 (51.79%) TCP/IP
3 27 (48.21%) Firewall
4 22 (39.29%) Internet
4 22 (39.29%) Network Security
4 22 (39.29%) VoIP
4 22 (39.29%) VPN
5 21 (37.50%) Wireless
6 14 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 14 (25.00%) Cisco IPT
6 14 (25.00%) IP Telephony
6 14 (25.00%) MGCP
6 14 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (23.21%) VLAN
8 12 (21.43%) MPLS
9 11 (19.64%) DNS
10 9 (16.07%) SSL
11 8 (14.29%) DHCP
11 8 (14.29%) Structured Cabling
12 7 (12.50%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Banking
3 2 (3.57%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.79%) Advertising
4 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Architect
2 13 (23.21%) Cloud Architect
2 13 (23.21%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 13 (23.21%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Technical Leader
3 7 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) 1st Line Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) 1st Line Support
4 6 (10.71%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) First Line Help Desk Support
5 5 (8.93%) Help Desk Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (8.93%) Help Desk Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) ICT Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Network Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 4 (7.14%) Help Desk Technician
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) IVR
2 11 (19.64%) Data Centre
3 9 (16.07%) Management Information System
4 5 (8.93%) Wiki
5 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
5 3 (5.36%) Driving Licence
5 3 (5.36%) Internet of Things
5 3 (5.36%) PKI
6 2 (3.57%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.57%) Fat Client
6 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.57%) PMI
6 2 (3.57%) Replication
6 2 (3.57%) Thin Client
6 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.79%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.93%) Windows
2 17 (30.36%) Windows Server
3 7 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.36%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Unix
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Vista
5 2 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.36%) Capacity Planning
2 16 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 15 (26.79%) ITIL
3 15 (26.79%) Service Delivery
4 14 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (17.86%) Project Management
6 7 (12.50%) Computer Security
7 6 (10.71%) High Availability
8 3 (5.36%) DevOps
8 3 (5.36%) Identity Access Management
8 3 (5.36%) Information Security
8 3 (5.36%) Load Balancing
9 2 (3.57%) Logistics
9 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
9 2 (3.57%) Service Management
10 1 (1.79%) Capacity Management
10 1 (1.79%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 16 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (26.79%) CCNA
2 15 (26.79%) CCNP
3 7 (12.50%) CCVP
4 5 (8.93%) JNCIA
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
6 2 (3.57%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (16.07%) Active Directory
3 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (10.71%) Terminal Services
4 6 (10.71%) XenApp
5 2 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 14 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 14 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 8 (14.29%) SCCM
3 6 (10.71%) SCOM
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Cisco
2 23 (41.07%) Microsoft
3 17 (30.36%) VMware
4 15 (26.79%) Juniper
5 14 (25.00%) Aruba
6 7 (12.50%) CheckPoint
6 7 (12.50%) Citrix
7 6 (10.71%) NetApp
7 6 (10.71%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.57%) Apple
8 2 (3.57%) Fujitsu
8 2 (3.57%) HP
8 2 (3.57%) SonicWALL
9 1 (1.79%) Acronis
9 1 (1.79%) BT
9 1 (1.79%) Siemens