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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 54 58 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 12 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 1.99% 1.97% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.08% 12.24% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 16
Average salary £62,500 £54,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.74% +66.15%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
71 98 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 14.14% 16.12% 21.93%
Number of salaries quoted 59 77 139
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £55,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 0 7 £62,500 +15.74% 1
Yeovil - 3 £37,500 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (55.81%) LAN
2 17 (39.53%) Cisco
2 17 (39.53%) CheckPoint
2 17 (39.53%) CMS
3 15 (34.88%) VMware
3 15 (34.88%) SLA
3 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
4 14 (32.56%) Windows
5 13 (30.23%) ITIL
6 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
8 10 (23.26%) MS Office
8 10 (23.26%) CCNA
8 10 (23.26%) Finance
8 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
8 10 (23.26%) Avaya
8 10 (23.26%) Rational Performance Tester
8 10 (23.26%) NetScout
8 10 (23.26%) Time Management
8 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
8 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
8 10 (23.26%) Riverbed
8 10 (23.26%) Banking
8 10 (23.26%) F5
9 7 (16.28%) Juniper
9 7 (16.28%) SAN
9 7 (16.28%) Change Management
9 7 (16.28%) Firewall
9 7 (16.28%) DHCP
9 7 (16.28%) VPN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (39.53%) CMS
2 7 (16.28%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Excel
2 10 (23.26%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (55.81%) LAN
2 7 (16.28%) SAN
2 7 (16.28%) Firewall
2 7 (16.28%) DHCP
2 7 (16.28%) VPN
2 7 (16.28%) DNS
3 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Rational Performance Tester
General
1 10 (23.26%) Finance
1 10 (23.26%) Banking
2 3 (6.98%) Advertising
3 2 (4.65%) Law
4 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Consultant
1 12 (27.91%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 10 (23.26%) Field Engineer
2 10 (23.26%) Technical Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Senior Support Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) IT Support
3 7 (16.28%) Senior IT Support
3 7 (16.28%) Support Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Team Leader
5 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (11.63%) Support Team Leader
5 5 (11.63%) Architect
6 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Network Support
7 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Support Team Leader
7 2 (4.65%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
8 1 (2.33%) Installations Engineer
Operating Systems
1 14 (32.56%) Windows
2 3 (6.98%) UNIX
2 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) ITIL
2 10 (23.26%) Time Management
3 7 (16.28%) Change Management
4 6 (13.95%) Line Management
5 4 (9.30%) Performance Management
6 2 (4.65%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
7 1 (2.33%) People Management
7 1 (2.33%) Revenue Management
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) CCNA
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (23.26%) SC Cleared
1 10 (23.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (34.88%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.33%) Xen
3 1 (2.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 17 (39.53%) Cisco
1 17 (39.53%) CheckPoint
2 15 (34.88%) VMware
2 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
3 10 (23.26%) Avaya
3 10 (23.26%) NetScout
3 10 (23.26%) Riverbed
3 10 (23.26%) F5
4 7 (16.28%) Juniper
5 6 (13.95%) NetApp
6 2 (4.65%) Citrix
7 1 (2.33%) Veeam