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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 57 73 53
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 6 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.68% 0.94% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.25% 6.32% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15 5 23
Median salary £38,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,600 £21,100 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £65,000 £62,500
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
79 95 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 13.26% 14.91% 12.11%
Number of salaries quoted 58 81 75
Median salary £38,500 £36,500 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.47% +17.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £21,750 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 7 December 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 7 December 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
Bath +10 9 £40,000 -38.46%
Taunton +2 4 £31,250 +43.67%
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 16 (76.19%) LAN
2 12 (57.14%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) SAN
3 9 (42.86%) VMware
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
4 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
5 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) Degree
6 6 (28.57%) WLAN
6 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
7 5 (23.81%) DHCP
7 5 (23.81%) DNS
7 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
7 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (23.81%) NAS
8 4 (19.05%) IaaS
8 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (19.05%) Network Security
8 4 (19.05%) WSUS
8 4 (19.05%) HP
9 3 (14.29%) Dell
9 3 (14.29%) SQL
9 3 (14.29%) IIS
9 3 (14.29%) MS Project
9 3 (14.29%) MS Office
9 3 (14.29%) CCNA

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 7 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (14.29%) IIS
3 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.76%) CloudStack
4 1 (4.76%) CMS
4 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (38.10%) MS Excel
2 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 3 (14.29%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) IaaS
2 3 (14.29%) Office 365
3 2 (9.52%) PaaS
3 2 (9.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (76.19%) LAN
2 12 (57.14%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) SAN
4 6 (28.57%) WLAN
5 5 (23.81%) DHCP
5 5 (23.81%) DNS
5 5 (23.81%) NAS
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security
7 3 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (14.29%) Internet
8 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications
8 2 (9.52%) VoIP
9 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (4.76%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (4.76%) iSCSI
9 1 (4.76%) SSL
9 1 (4.76%) VPLS
9 1 (4.76%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Manager
1 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 5 (23.81%) Project Manager
2 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 4 (19.05%) Network Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) IT Support
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Network Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Cybercrime
1 3 (14.29%) Driving Licence
2 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 2 (9.52%) SCADA
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
1 8 (38.10%) Windows Server
2 2 (9.52%) Linux
2 2 (9.52%) Windows 8
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) AIX
3 1 (4.76%) HPUX
3 1 (4.76%) Solaris
3 1 (4.76%) Unix
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.76%) Windows Vista
3 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) PRINCE2
2 3 (14.29%) Coaching
2 3 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 3 (14.29%) Web Filtering
3 2 (9.52%) BCP
3 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
3 2 (9.52%) Incident Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Office Automation
3 2 (9.52%) WFM
4 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.76%) Logistics
4 1 (4.76%) Migration
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Software Distribution
4 1 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) CCNA
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (4.76%) APMP
4 1 (4.76%) CCNP
4 1 (4.76%) JNCIP
4 1 (4.76%) JNCIS
4 1 (4.76%) MCP
4 1 (4.76%) MCSA
4 1 (4.76%) MCSE
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) PCI DSS
1 2 (9.52%) QA
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Active Directory
1 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) Firmware
2 3 (14.29%) XenApp
2 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.76%) KVM
4 1 (4.76%) vSphere
4 1 (4.76%) Xen
4 1 (4.76%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) VMware
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (19.05%) HP
5 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 3 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (14.29%) Dell
6 2 (9.52%) EMC
7 1 (4.76%) Brocade
7 1 (4.76%) BT
7 1 (4.76%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (4.76%) Intel Security
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) Oracle
7 1 (4.76%) Veeam
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