The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 75 93 101
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 218 175 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.86% 2.94% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.60% 15.67% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 199 169 145
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £51,050 £65,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
WAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1058 1117 1035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.75% 18.78% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 891 985 885
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

WAN
Salary Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the South West region.

WAN Salary Trend in the South West

WAN
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in the South West

WAN
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Wiltshire +5 65 £35,000 +2.18% 2
Bristol +14 55 £40,750 +8.66% 2
Gloucestershire +4 29 £42,500 -56.85% 2
Cornwall -2 20 £24,500 +4.25% 3
Dorset +15 18 £28,000 -13.84% 1
Devon +12 16 £29,750 +11.21% 1
Somerset -8 12 £33,750 -46.00% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 South West region with a requirement for WAN.

1 325 (86.90%) LAN
2 214 (57.22%) Cisco
3 194 (51.87%) Windows
4 163 (43.58%) Firewall
5 146 (39.04%) VMware
6 130 (34.76%) Microsoft
7 128 (34.22%) TCP/IP
8 126 (33.69%) Active Directory
9 123 (32.89%) ITIL
10 122 (32.62%) VMware Infrastructure
11 116 (31.02%) Linux
12 114 (30.48%) VPN
13 107 (28.61%) Windows Server
14 96 (25.67%) Cisco Certification
15 88 (23.53%) VoIP
16 78 (20.86%) MS Exchange
17 76 (20.32%) Security Cleared
18 75 (20.05%) Windows Server 2008
19 72 (19.25%) DNS
20 71 (18.98%) CCNA
21 70 (18.72%) Windows Server 2012
22 69 (18.45%) Data Centre
23 68 (18.18%) MS Excel
24 60 (16.04%) Cisco ASA
25 56 (14.97%) HP
25 56 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
26 55 (14.71%) VLAN
27 53 (14.17%) SQL Server
28 52 (13.90%) DHCP
29 50 (13.37%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 78 (20.86%) MS Exchange
2 45 (12.03%) Exchange Server 2010
3 35 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (8.02%) IIS
5 28 (7.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 19 (5.08%) SharePoint
7 12 (3.21%) Apache
8 7 (1.87%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.80%) Office Communications Server
10 3 (0.80%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.53%) JBoss
11 2 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.27%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.27%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 68 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 44 (11.76%) MS Office
3 17 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 10 (2.67%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.07%) MS Project
6 2 (0.53%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.80%) Infor CRM
2 3 (0.80%) Line 500
2 3 (0.80%) Sage 1000
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (6.15%) Office 365
2 9 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.60%) SaaS
4 5 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.34%) IaaS
5 2 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 325 (86.90%) LAN
2 163 (43.58%) Firewall
3 128 (34.22%) TCP/IP
4 114 (30.48%) VPN
5 88 (23.53%) VoIP
6 72 (19.25%) DNS
7 60 (16.04%) Cisco ASA
8 55 (14.71%) VLAN
9 52 (13.90%) DHCP
10 50 (13.37%) MPLS
10 50 (13.37%) Network Security
11 40 (10.70%) ADSL
11 40 (10.70%) Internet
12 36 (9.63%) SAN
13 35 (9.36%) Wireless
14 31 (8.29%) WLAN
15 28 (7.49%) Wi-Fi
16 25 (6.68%) SMTP
17 24 (6.42%) OSPF
17 24 (6.42%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.60%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.07%) Big Data
4 4 (1.07%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.80%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.53%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.27%) MySQL
7 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 10 (2.67%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.27%) JIRA
3 1 (0.27%) JUnit
3 1 (0.27%) Selenium
3 1 (0.27%) SpecFlow
General
1 24 (6.42%) Telecoms
2 22 (5.88%) Finance
3 7 (1.87%) Back Office
3 7 (1.87%) Banking
3 7 (1.87%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.60%) Advertising
4 6 (1.60%) Automotive
4 6 (1.60%) Front Office
5 4 (1.07%) Retail
6 3 (0.80%) Legal
7 2 (0.53%) Law
7 2 (0.53%) Military
8 1 (0.27%) Billing
8 1 (0.27%) Marketing
8 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 84 (22.46%) Network Engineer
2 68 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 57 (15.24%) Analyst
4 44 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
5 41 (10.96%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 35 (9.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 33 (8.82%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 27 (7.22%) Cisco Engineer
8 27 (7.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 27 (7.22%) Support Analyst
9 20 (5.35%) Consultant
9 20 (5.35%) IT Support
10 18 (4.81%) IT Engineer
10 18 (4.81%) Technical Consultant
11 17 (4.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 17 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
11 17 (4.55%) Network Manager
12 15 (4.01%) Infrastructure Support
13 14 (3.74%) Desktop Support
14 13 (3.48%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.80%) .NET
1 3 (0.80%) ASP.NET
1 3 (0.80%) HTML
2 2 (0.53%) ELK Stack
2 2 (0.53%) Kafka
2 2 (0.53%) Web Services
3 1 (0.27%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.27%) CSS
3 1 (0.27%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 69 (18.45%) Data Centre
2 42 (11.23%) Driving Licence
3 26 (6.95%) Clustering
4 23 (6.15%) Replication
4 23 (6.15%) Video Conferencing
5 17 (4.55%) Management Information System
6 14 (3.74%) IVR
7 12 (3.21%) Cybercrime
7 12 (3.21%) Fat Client
7 12 (3.21%) Statistics
7 12 (3.21%) Thin Client
8 11 (2.94%) EPoS
8 11 (2.94%) Handset
9 9 (2.41%) Computer Science
9 9 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (2.41%) NHS
10 7 (1.87%) Blackberry
11 6 (1.60%) ASIC
11 6 (1.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 194 (51.87%) Windows
2 116 (31.02%) Linux
3 107 (28.61%) Windows Server
4 75 (20.05%) Windows Server 2008
5 70 (18.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 49 (13.10%) Windows 7
7 43 (11.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (10.43%) Unix
9 38 (10.16%) Windows 8
10 28 (7.49%) Windows 10
11 19 (5.08%) Windows Vista
12 14 (3.74%) Windows XP
13 11 (2.94%) CentOS
14 9 (2.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 8 (2.14%) Android
16 6 (1.60%) AIX
16 6 (1.60%) Windows 2000
17 1 (0.27%) HPUX
17 1 (0.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (32.89%) ITIL
2 44 (11.76%) Project Management
2 44 (11.76%) Service Delivery
3 40 (10.70%) PRINCE2
4 37 (9.89%) Service Management
5 36 (9.63%) Load Balancing
6 30 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 29 (7.75%) Business Continuity
8 25 (6.68%) ITIL V3
9 19 (5.08%) Migration
10 17 (4.55%) Infrastructure Management
10 17 (4.55%) Problem Management
11 16 (4.28%) High Availability
12 15 (4.01%) Integration Testing
12 15 (4.01%) Network Management
13 14 (3.74%) Data Security
13 14 (3.74%) Server Building
14 13 (3.48%) Capacity Management
15 12 (3.21%) Identity Access Management
15 12 (3.21%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 29 (7.75%) SQL
2 20 (5.35%) PowerShell
3 15 (4.01%) Java
4 13 (3.48%) C#
5 10 (2.67%) C++
6 9 (2.41%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.80%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.53%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.27%) Perl
9 1 (0.27%) Python
9 1 (0.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 96 (25.67%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (20.32%) Security Cleared
3 71 (18.98%) CCNA
4 56 (14.97%) Microsoft Certification
5 47 (12.57%) CCNP
6 43 (11.50%) SC Cleared
7 35 (9.36%) DV Cleared
8 28 (7.49%) MCSE
9 23 (6.15%) MCP
9 23 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 18 (4.81%) MCSA
11 17 (4.55%) Degree
12 16 (4.28%) MCITP
13 15 (4.01%) A+ Certification
13 15 (4.01%) CCIE
14 14 (3.74%) Network+ Certification
14 14 (3.74%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 12 (3.21%) CCDP
16 10 (2.67%) ISEB
17 7 (1.87%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (12.03%) SLA
2 7 (1.87%) QA
3 3 (0.80%) BS7799
3 3 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.80%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 126 (33.69%) Active Directory
2 122 (32.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (5.35%) Hyper-V
4 15 (4.01%) VMware ESXi
5 14 (3.74%) Terminal Services
6 13 (3.48%) VMware ESX
7 10 (2.67%) vSphere
7 10 (2.67%) XenApp
8 6 (1.60%) Firmware
9 4 (1.07%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.53%) Apache Flume
10 2 (0.53%) KVM
10 2 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.27%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.27%) vCloud
11 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.27%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (4.01%) Backup Exec
2 14 (3.74%) Tivoli
3 12 (3.21%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (1.87%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (1.87%) SCOM
5 6 (1.60%) Foglight
6 5 (1.34%) SCCM
7 4 (1.07%) Cisco CUCM
7 4 (1.07%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (1.07%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.80%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.80%) FortiGate
9 2 (0.53%) Kibana
9 2 (0.53%) logstash
9 2 (0.53%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.53%) WSUS
10 1 (0.27%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.27%) MOM
10 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 214 (57.22%) Cisco
2 146 (39.04%) VMware
3 130 (34.76%) Microsoft
4 56 (14.97%) HP
5 44 (11.76%) Juniper
6 43 (11.50%) CheckPoint
7 37 (9.89%) Veeam
7 37 (9.89%) WatchGuard
8 30 (8.02%) Dell
9 26 (6.95%) Symantec
10 25 (6.68%) Citrix
10 25 (6.68%) IBM
11 24 (6.42%) EMC
12 21 (5.61%) Avaya
13 19 (5.08%) Mitel
14 17 (4.55%) SonicWALL
15 15 (4.01%) Brocade
15 15 (4.01%) ProCurve
15 15 (4.01%) Veritas
16 14 (3.74%) Draytek
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