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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West / Somerset
Rank 61 55 51
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.60% 2.32% 2.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.00% 15.05% 19.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 14 14
Median salary £38,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-40.76% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,450 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
60 93 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 10.68% 15.42% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 46 78 60
Median salary £38,500 £30,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,500 £45,250
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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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
Bath 0 5 £40,000 -38.46%
Taunton +2 1 £32,500 +30.00%
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 16 (80.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) SAN
3 9 (45.00%) VMware
4 8 (40.00%) Cisco
5 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (35.00%) Windows
5 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (35.00%) Degree
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
6 6 (30.00%) WLAN
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 5 (25.00%) DHCP
7 5 (25.00%) DNS
7 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
7 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (25.00%) NAS
8 4 (20.00%) Office 365
8 4 (20.00%) IaaS
8 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (20.00%) Network Security
8 4 (20.00%) WSUS
8 4 (20.00%) HP
9 3 (15.00%) CCNA
9 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
9 3 (15.00%) Citrix
9 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification

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 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (15.00%) IIS
3 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (5.00%) CloudStack
4 1 (5.00%) CMS
4 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) OpenStack
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (15.00%) MS Office
3 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) IaaS
1 4 (20.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
2 2 (10.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (80.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) Firewall
3 9 (45.00%) SAN
4 6 (30.00%) WLAN
5 5 (25.00%) DHCP
5 5 (25.00%) DNS
5 5 (25.00%) NAS
6 4 (20.00%) Network Security
7 3 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
7 3 (15.00%) VoIP
8 2 (10.00%) MPLS
8 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
9 1 (5.00%) BGP
9 1 (5.00%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (5.00%) OSPF
9 1 (5.00%) VPLS
9 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) MySQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 4 (20.00%) Network Analyst
1 4 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 2 (10.00%) Administrator
2 2 (10.00%) IT Support
2 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (10.00%) Network Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.00%) ICT Network Manager
3 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Network Administrator
3 1 (5.00%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Cybercrime
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (10.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
1 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) HPUX
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (15.00%) Coaching
2 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
2 3 (15.00%) Web Filtering
3 2 (10.00%) BCP
3 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
3 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) Office Automation
3 2 (10.00%) WFM
4 1 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (5.00%) DevOps
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
4 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (5.00%) Project Management
4 1 (5.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 3 (15.00%) CCNA
2 3 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (5.00%) CCNP
4 1 (5.00%) JNCIP
4 1 (5.00%) JNCIS
4 1 (5.00%) MCP
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
4 1 (5.00%) MCSE
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) PCI DSS
1 2 (10.00%) QA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (15.00%) Firmware
2 3 (15.00%) XenApp
2 3 (15.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) KVM
4 1 (5.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) Xen
4 1 (5.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) VMware
2 8 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (15.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.00%) Citrix
5 3 (15.00%) Dell
6 2 (10.00%) EMC
7 1 (5.00%) Brocade
7 1 (5.00%) BT
7 1 (5.00%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (5.00%) Intel Security
7 1 (5.00%) Juniper
7 1 (5.00%) Oracle
7 1 (5.00%) Veeam