The table below looks at the statistics 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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 31 70 42
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -28
Permanent jobs citing WAN 38 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 6.44% 1.79% 3.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.85% 13.04% 22.99%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 18
Average salary £50,000 £36,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.98% -11.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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 Somerset region.

Communications & Networking Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
106 115 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 17.97% 13.76% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 89 103 81
Average salary £42,500 £36,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.43% -10.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £24,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015. 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 +24 15 £62,500 +71.23%
Yeovil -2 2 £50,000 +177.77%
Street +15 1 £47,500 -1.04%
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 32 (68.09%) LAN
2 30 (63.83%) Windows
3 23 (48.94%) Firewall
4 16 (34.04%) VMware
5 15 (31.91%) CMS
5 15 (31.91%) Telecoms
5 15 (31.91%) TCP/IP
5 15 (31.91%) VPN
6 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
6 14 (29.79%) Wireless
7 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (27.66%) Cisco
8 12 (25.53%) SQL
8 12 (25.53%) CCNA
8 12 (25.53%) SAN
8 12 (25.53%) MPLS
9 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (23.40%) Juniper
9 11 (23.40%) MCSE
9 11 (23.40%) WLAN
9 11 (23.40%) SonicWALL
9 11 (23.40%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (19.15%) vSphere
10 9 (19.15%) SCCM
10 9 (19.15%) SCOM
11 4 (8.51%) QSIG
11 4 (8.51%) Wireshark

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 15 (31.91%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.51%) MS Office
1 4 (8.51%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (68.09%) LAN
2 23 (48.94%) Firewall
3 15 (31.91%) TCP/IP
3 15 (31.91%) VPN
4 14 (29.79%) Wireless
5 12 (25.53%) SAN
5 12 (25.53%) MPLS
6 11 (23.40%) WLAN
7 4 (8.51%) SMTP
7 4 (8.51%) Ethernet
7 4 (8.51%) VoIP
7 4 (8.51%) Wireshark
7 4 (8.51%) Unified Communications
7 4 (8.51%) QSIG
8 2 (4.26%) VLAN
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (2.13%) Network Security
9 1 (2.13%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.13%) FTP
9 1 (2.13%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (31.91%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (34.04%) Network Engineer
2 11 (23.40%) Team Leader
2 11 (23.40%) Network Team Leader
3 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Support Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (19.15%) Analyst
4 8 (17.02%) Consultant
4 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 7 (14.89%) Architect
5 7 (14.89%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (12.77%) Systems Support
6 6 (12.77%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Systems Support Analyst
6 6 (12.77%) Infrastructure Manager
7 5 (10.64%) Network Support
7 5 (10.64%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (10.64%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Project Manager
8 3 (6.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.40%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (23.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.38%) UNIX
4 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (8.51%) Memory Management
2 3 (6.38%) PRINCE2
3 2 (4.26%) Software Delivery
4 1 (2.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (2.13%) Network Design
4 1 (2.13%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 12 (25.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (25.53%) CCNA
3 11 (23.40%) MCSE
3 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.26%) Degree
System Software
1 9 (19.15%) vSphere
2 4 (8.51%) Terminal Services
3 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.38%) Active Directory
4 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.13%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) SCCM
1 9 (19.15%) SCOM
Vendors
1 16 (34.04%) VMware
2 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
3 13 (27.66%) Cisco
4 11 (23.40%) SonicWALL
4 11 (23.40%) Juniper
5 4 (8.51%) Siemens
5 4 (8.51%) Citrix
6 1 (2.13%) CheckPoint
Taunton, Somerset
Sanderson
Salary: £19000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
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