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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 68 41
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -27
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 4.17% 1.48% 3.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.06% 10.58% 25.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 20
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £18,000 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
85 104 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 15.43% 14.04% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 68 86 87
Average salary £35,000 £33,300 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.10% -21.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +22 10 £62,500 +56.25%
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (68.75%) LAN
2 20 (62.50%) Windows
3 16 (50.00%) Firewall
4 13 (40.63%) Telecoms
4 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
5 12 (37.50%) VPN
5 12 (37.50%) Wireless
6 11 (34.38%) VMware
6 11 (34.38%) Cisco
6 11 (34.38%) CCNA
6 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 10 (31.25%) CMS
8 9 (28.13%) SonicWALL
8 9 (28.13%) Video Conferencing
8 9 (28.13%) MCSE
8 9 (28.13%) WLAN
8 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (28.13%) Juniper
8 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (28.13%) MPLS
8 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (21.88%) SAN
9 7 (21.88%) SQL
10 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
10 6 (18.75%) MS Office
11 4 (12.50%) Citrix
11 4 (12.50%) SMTP
11 4 (12.50%) Ethernet

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 10 (31.25%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 6 (18.75%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (68.75%) LAN
2 16 (50.00%) Firewall
3 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
4 12 (37.50%) VPN
4 12 (37.50%) Wireless
5 9 (28.13%) WLAN
5 9 (28.13%) MPLS
6 7 (21.88%) SAN
7 4 (12.50%) SMTP
7 4 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 4 (12.50%) VoIP
7 4 (12.50%) QSIG
7 4 (12.50%) Wireshark
7 4 (12.50%) Unified Communications
8 2 (6.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 13 (40.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Team Leader
2 9 (28.13%) Network Team Leader
3 7 (21.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 7 (21.88%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Support
4 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Systems Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Network Support
5 3 (9.38%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Field Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (6.25%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 20 (62.50%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Memory Management
2 2 (6.25%) Time Management
2 2 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (21.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) CCNA
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (28.13%) MCSE
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (12.50%) Terminal Services
1 4 (12.50%) vSphere
2 3 (9.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (12.50%) SCCM
1 4 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (34.38%) VMware
1 11 (34.38%) Cisco
2 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
3 9 (28.13%) SonicWALL
3 9 (28.13%) Juniper
4 4 (12.50%) Citrix
4 4 (12.50%) Siemens
5 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.25%) Avaya
5 2 (6.25%) NetScout
5 2 (6.25%) F5
5 2 (6.25%) Riverbed
Somerset
Logic Engagements Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Old Street, London, South East
Morningstar Europe Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago