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

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / South West
Rank 96 112 104
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 154 148 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.09% 2.70% 2.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.85% 14.90% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 121 145 150
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,250 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,250 £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 South West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
817 993 996
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.38% 18.14% 16.55%
Number of salaries quoted 653 869 844
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,862 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 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
Bristol +27 46 £41,250 -6.25% 5
Wiltshire +14 38 £32,750 -3.67% 4
Gloucestershire -9 26 £39,550 -14.02%
Devon +12 22 £37,500 - 1
Dorset -1 10 £28,500 -28.75% 2
Somerset 0 9 £38,500 -24.13%
Cornwall -5 3 - -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 16 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 South West region with a requirement for WAN.

1 331 (93.24%) LAN
2 199 (56.06%) Windows
3 147 (41.41%) Cisco
4 140 (39.44%) Firewall
5 138 (38.87%) VMware
6 136 (38.31%) Active Directory
7 118 (33.24%) Microsoft
8 117 (32.96%) ITIL
9 113 (31.83%) Windows Server
10 97 (27.32%) VMware Infrastructure
11 95 (26.76%) MS Exchange
12 88 (24.79%) Cisco Certification
13 87 (24.51%) TCP/IP
14 85 (23.94%) Linux
15 79 (22.25%) VPN
16 73 (20.56%) MS Excel
17 70 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
18 67 (18.87%) SQL Server
19 66 (18.59%) Windows Server 2008
19 66 (18.59%) Network Security
20 65 (18.31%) CCNA
21 62 (17.46%) Security Cleared
22 61 (17.18%) DNS
23 56 (15.77%) DHCP
24 54 (15.21%) Microsoft Certification
25 51 (14.37%) VLAN
26 49 (13.80%) VoIP
26 49 (13.80%) Wi-Fi
27 45 (12.68%) Windows 8
27 45 (12.68%) Data Centre

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 95 (26.76%) MS Exchange
2 40 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (8.45%) IIS
4 25 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (6.76%) SharePoint
6 23 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (5.35%) Apache
8 11 (3.10%) Tomcat
9 8 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
10 7 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2003
10 7 (1.97%) Skype for Business
11 3 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.28%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.28%) CMS
12 1 (0.28%) IBM Domino
12 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.28%) Moodle
12 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
Applications
1 73 (20.56%) MS Excel
2 44 (12.39%) MS Office
3 10 (2.82%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.56%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.41%) OpenText MBPM
1 5 (1.41%) Visualfiles
2 3 (0.85%) Infor CRM
2 3 (0.85%) Line 500
2 3 (0.85%) Sage 1000
3 2 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.10%) Office 365
2 7 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.13%) IaaS
4 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.56%) PaaS
4 2 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 331 (93.24%) LAN
2 140 (39.44%) Firewall
3 87 (24.51%) TCP/IP
4 79 (22.25%) VPN
5 66 (18.59%) Network Security
6 61 (17.18%) DNS
7 56 (15.77%) DHCP
8 51 (14.37%) VLAN
9 49 (13.80%) VoIP
9 49 (13.80%) Wi-Fi
10 36 (10.14%) Cisco ASA
11 35 (9.86%) Internet
11 35 (9.86%) WLAN
12 30 (8.45%) Ethernet
12 30 (8.45%) Wireless
13 29 (8.17%) SAN
14 27 (7.61%) MPLS
15 24 (6.76%) ADSL
16 22 (6.20%) OSPF
17 21 (5.92%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.97%) Big Data
4 6 (1.69%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.41%) MySQL
5 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.85%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 3 (0.85%) IDOL
8 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.28%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (1.13%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.85%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.28%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 34 (9.58%) Finance
2 21 (5.92%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.54%) Retail
4 6 (1.69%) Automotive
4 6 (1.69%) Legal
5 5 (1.41%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.13%) Advertising
6 4 (1.13%) Back Office
6 4 (1.13%) Military
7 2 (0.56%) Electronics
7 2 (0.56%) Law
7 2 (0.56%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 67 (18.87%) Support Engineer
2 55 (15.49%) Network Engineer
3 47 (13.24%) IT Support
4 41 (11.55%) Analyst
5 39 (10.99%) 2nd Line Support
6 35 (9.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 31 (8.73%) IT Engineer
8 27 (7.61%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 27 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 27 (7.61%) IT Support Engineer
9 26 (7.32%) Support Analyst
10 22 (6.20%) IT Technician
11 20 (5.63%) Desktop Engineer
12 19 (5.35%) 3rd Line Support
12 19 (5.35%) Consultant
12 19 (5.35%) Network Support
13 18 (5.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 18 (5.07%) IT Support Technician
13 18 (5.07%) Support Technician
13 18 (5.07%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.79%) .NET
2 5 (1.41%) MAPI
3 4 (1.13%) ASP.NET
4 3 (0.85%) CAdES
4 3 (0.85%) PAdES
4 3 (0.85%) RabbitMQ
4 3 (0.85%) XAdES
5 2 (0.56%) CSS
6 1 (0.28%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.28%) Ajax
6 1 (0.28%) Doctrine
6 1 (0.28%) HTML
6 1 (0.28%) jQuery
6 1 (0.28%) LAMP
6 1 (0.28%) Symfony
6 1 (0.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.68%) Data Centre
2 40 (11.27%) Driving Licence
3 18 (5.07%) Cybercrime
4 16 (4.51%) Replication
5 13 (3.66%) Clustering
5 13 (3.66%) EPoS
5 13 (3.66%) NHS
5 13 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
6 11 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (2.54%) Statistics
8 7 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.97%) Fat Client
8 7 (1.97%) Thin Client
8 7 (1.97%) Visualisation
9 5 (1.41%) iPad
9 5 (1.41%) Management Information System
10 4 (1.13%) IVR
11 3 (0.85%) CESG
11 3 (0.85%) Handset
11 3 (0.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 199 (56.06%) Windows
2 113 (31.83%) Windows Server
3 85 (23.94%) Linux
4 70 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 66 (18.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (12.68%) Windows 8
7 44 (12.39%) Windows 7
8 34 (9.58%) Windows 10
8 34 (9.58%) Windows Server 2003
9 30 (8.45%) Unix
10 16 (4.51%) Windows XP
11 15 (4.23%) Windows Vista
12 11 (3.10%) CentOS
13 9 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (1.69%) Windows 2000
15 3 (0.85%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.56%) AIX
16 2 (0.56%) Android
17 1 (0.28%) HPUX
17 1 (0.28%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (32.96%) ITIL
2 45 (12.68%) Service Management
3 36 (10.14%) Service Delivery
4 31 (8.73%) Project Management
5 28 (7.89%) PRINCE2
6 24 (6.76%) Problem Management
7 22 (6.20%) Load Balancing
8 20 (5.63%) Migration
9 19 (5.35%) Disaster Recovery
10 18 (5.07%) Business Continuity
10 18 (5.07%) Coaching
11 17 (4.79%) DevOps
11 17 (4.79%) Infrastructure Management
12 15 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (3.94%) Network Management
14 12 (3.38%) ITIL V3
14 12 (3.38%) ITSM
15 11 (3.10%) High Availability
15 11 (3.10%) Kalman Filter
16 10 (2.82%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 34 (9.58%) SQL
2 18 (5.07%) Java
3 12 (3.38%) C#
3 12 (3.38%) PowerShell
3 12 (3.38%) Python
4 11 (3.10%) Perl
5 7 (1.97%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.13%) C++
6 4 (1.13%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.56%) C
8 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 88 (24.79%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (18.31%) CCNA
3 62 (17.46%) Security Cleared
4 54 (15.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 45 (12.68%) CCNP
6 41 (11.55%) SC Cleared
7 31 (8.73%) MCP
8 30 (8.45%) DV Cleared
9 26 (7.32%) Degree
9 26 (7.32%) MCSE
10 23 (6.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (4.51%) MCITP
11 16 (4.51%) MCSA
12 10 (2.82%) CCIE
12 10 (2.82%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
13 8 (2.25%) A+ Certification
13 8 (2.25%) Network+ Certification
14 7 (1.97%) CCDP
14 7 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (1.69%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.92%) SLA
2 4 (1.13%) QA
3 3 (0.85%) BS7799
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 136 (38.31%) Active Directory
2 97 (27.32%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (9.01%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.63%) VMware ESX
5 10 (2.82%) Terminal Services
6 9 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.25%) Virtual Servers
8 6 (1.69%) Firmware
8 6 (1.69%) KVM
8 6 (1.69%) vSphere
9 4 (1.13%) XenApp
10 3 (0.85%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.56%) DFS Replication
11 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.56%) Snort
12 1 (0.28%) NFS
12 1 (0.28%) Xen
12 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (3.94%) FortiGate
2 13 (3.66%) Backup Exec
3 9 (2.54%) Tivoli
4 8 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.97%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (1.69%) WSUS
7 5 (1.41%) SCCM
8 3 (0.85%) Puppet
8 3 (0.85%) Rundeck
8 3 (0.85%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.56%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 2 (0.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.56%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCX
10 1 (0.28%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.28%) OpenNebula
Vendors
1 147 (41.41%) Cisco
2 138 (38.87%) VMware
3 118 (33.24%) Microsoft
4 31 (8.73%) Citrix
5 30 (8.45%) HP
6 28 (7.89%) Juniper
7 24 (6.76%) WatchGuard
8 22 (6.20%) CheckPoint
8 22 (6.20%) Symantec
8 22 (6.20%) Veeam
9 13 (3.66%) Brocade
9 13 (3.66%) Dell
10 12 (3.38%) IBM
11 11 (3.10%) Avaya
11 11 (3.10%) ProCurve
12 10 (2.82%) Draytek
12 10 (2.82%) EMC
12 10 (2.82%) SolarWinds
12 10 (2.82%) SonicWALL
12 10 (2.82%) ZyXEL
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