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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 94 127 87
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -40
Permanent jobs citing WAN 167 121 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.63% 2.05% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.20% 12.86% 14.54%
Number of salaries quoted 149 97 150
Average salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,300 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
1031 941 1197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.26% 15.92% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 881 720 1026
Average salary £39,500 £38,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the South West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 December 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. 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
Devon +21 41 £35,000 -10.25% 5
Wiltshire +11 35 £40,000 +18.51% 5
Bristol -19 29 £35,000 -11.39% 2
Somerset +14 20 £37,500 -30.55%
Gloucestershire -12 18 £31,000 -17.33% 3
Dorset -6 15 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Cornwall - 8 £22,500 - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 279 (83.53%) LAN
2 192 (57.49%) Windows
3 150 (44.91%) Cisco
4 141 (42.22%) Microsoft
5 120 (35.93%) Active Directory
6 117 (35.03%) Firewall
7 105 (31.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 105 (31.44%) MS Exchange
8 102 (30.54%) VMware
9 87 (26.05%) Cisco Certification
10 80 (23.95%) TCP/IP
11 73 (21.86%) ITIL
11 73 (21.86%) Windows Server 2008
12 68 (20.36%) Lync
13 64 (19.16%) Avaya
14 63 (18.86%) VPN
15 61 (18.26%) CCNA
15 61 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
16 58 (17.37%) MCITP
17 55 (16.47%) Security Cleared
18 54 (16.17%) MS Excel
19 49 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
20 48 (14.37%) WLAN
20 48 (14.37%) Windows Server 2003
21 47 (14.07%) SAN
21 47 (14.07%) Citrix
21 47 (14.07%) SC Cleared
22 46 (13.77%) Juniper
22 46 (13.77%) MS Office
23 44 (13.17%) CheckPoint

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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
1 105 (31.44%) MS Exchange
2 68 (20.36%) Lync
3 31 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (5.99%) CMS
5 19 (5.69%) IIS
6 17 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (5.09%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (3.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 10 (2.99%) SharePoint
9 9 (2.69%) Apache
10 6 (1.80%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (1.20%) MediaWiki
11 4 (1.20%) nginx
11 4 (1.20%) Confluence
11 4 (1.20%) JBoss
12 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 54 (16.17%) MS Excel
2 46 (13.77%) MS Office
3 7 (2.10%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.20%) AWD
2 3 (0.90%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.30%) Magento
3 1 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.20%) Office 365
2 2 (0.60%) SaaS
2 2 (0.60%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 279 (83.53%) LAN
2 117 (35.03%) Firewall
3 80 (23.95%) TCP/IP
4 63 (18.86%) VPN
5 48 (14.37%) WLAN
6 47 (14.07%) SAN
7 35 (10.48%) DHCP
7 35 (10.48%) VoIP
7 35 (10.48%) Network Security
8 33 (9.88%) MPLS
9 27 (8.08%) DNS
10 26 (7.78%) Internet
11 22 (6.59%) BGP
12 19 (5.69%) VLAN
13 18 (5.39%) Unified Communications
14 16 (4.79%) Wireless
14 16 (4.79%) ADSL
15 15 (4.49%) OSPF
15 15 (4.49%) EIGRP
16 14 (4.19%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.68%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 9 (2.69%) MySQL
5 5 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (2.99%) Rational Performance Tester
2 7 (2.10%) Hudson
2 7 (2.10%) Jenkins
3 5 (1.50%) LoadRunner
4 4 (1.20%) Subversion
4 4 (1.20%) JIRA
4 4 (1.20%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 36 (10.78%) Finance
2 19 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.89%) Banking
4 5 (1.50%) Advertising
4 5 (1.50%) Electronics
5 2 (0.60%) Law
5 2 (0.60%) Billing
6 1 (0.30%) Marketing
6 1 (0.30%) Games
6 1 (0.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (15.57%) Support Engineer
2 37 (11.08%) Project Engineer
3 31 (9.28%) Consultant
4 30 (8.98%) Network Engineer
5 27 (8.08%) Analyst
6 25 (7.49%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 23 (6.89%) Technical Support
8 21 (6.29%) Technical Engineer
8 21 (6.29%) 2nd Line Support
9 20 (5.99%) Designer
10 18 (5.39%) IT Support
10 18 (5.39%) Architect
11 16 (4.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 15 (4.49%) Support Analyst
13 14 (4.19%) Field Engineer
14 13 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
15 12 (3.59%) Technical Analyst
15 12 (3.59%) Infrastructure Architect
15 12 (3.59%) Team Leader
15 12 (3.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.80%) Web Services
2 5 (1.50%) .NET
3 4 (1.20%) LAMP
3 4 (1.20%) HTML
4 3 (0.90%) Middleware
5 2 (0.60%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.30%) CSS
6 1 (0.30%) J2EE
6 1 (0.30%) Ajax
6 1 (0.30%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (3.89%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (3.29%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.29%) Blackberry
3 9 (2.69%) Computer Science
4 8 (2.40%) Replication
5 5 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.20%) Wiki
7 3 (0.90%) Open Source
7 3 (0.90%) Statistics
7 3 (0.90%) Clustering
7 3 (0.90%) Cryptography
8 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.60%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.30%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.30%) PMI
9 1 (0.30%) EPoS
9 1 (0.30%) NHS
9 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.30%) CMDB
9 1 (0.30%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 192 (57.49%) Windows
2 73 (21.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (14.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 48 (14.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (10.78%) Linux
6 26 (7.78%) Windows 7
7 17 (5.09%) Windows XP
8 15 (4.49%) Windows Vista
9 13 (3.89%) UNIX
10 10 (2.99%) Mac OS X
11 7 (2.10%) Windows 8
12 4 (1.20%) Debian
12 4 (1.20%) Ubuntu
12 4 (1.20%) CentOS
12 4 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.90%) Solaris
14 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.60%) Android
15 1 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (21.86%) ITIL
2 29 (8.68%) Project Management
3 27 (8.08%) Network Management
4 19 (5.69%) Service Delivery
4 19 (5.69%) Load Balancing
5 16 (4.79%) Network Design
5 16 (4.79%) Time Management
6 14 (4.19%) ITIL V3
6 14 (4.19%) Configuration Management
7 13 (3.89%) Change Management
8 12 (3.59%) Service Management
9 11 (3.29%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (3.29%) Line Management
10 10 (2.99%) Change Control
11 9 (2.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (2.69%) Migration
12 8 (2.40%) PRINCE2
12 8 (2.40%) DevOps
13 7 (2.10%) ITSM
13 7 (2.10%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (8.98%) SQL
2 14 (4.19%) Java
3 10 (2.99%) Perl
3 10 (2.99%) PHP
4 9 (2.69%) C#
5 8 (2.40%) C++
5 8 (2.40%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.10%) C
6 7 (2.10%) Ruby
6 7 (2.10%) Python
7 6 (1.80%) Shell Script
8 5 (1.50%) Embedded C
9 4 (1.20%) PowerShell
10 3 (0.90%) JavaScript
11 2 (0.60%) VB
12 1 (0.30%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.30%) AWK
Qualifications
1 105 (31.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 87 (26.05%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (18.26%) CCNA
4 58 (17.37%) MCITP
5 55 (16.47%) Security Cleared
6 47 (14.07%) SC Cleared
7 40 (11.98%) CCNP
8 32 (9.58%) MCP
8 32 (9.58%) Degree
9 30 (8.98%) MCSA
10 28 (8.38%) MCSE
11 25 (7.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 13 (3.89%) Network+ Certification
12 13 (3.89%) A+ Certification
12 13 (3.89%) CCA
12 13 (3.89%) Citrix Certification
13 12 (3.59%) CCEA
13 12 (3.59%) VCP4
13 12 (3.59%) CCEE
13 12 (3.59%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (11.98%) SLA
2 2 (0.60%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) HL7
3 1 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 120 (35.93%) Active Directory
2 61 (18.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 26 (7.78%) vSphere
4 15 (4.49%) XenDesktop
5 14 (4.19%) VMware ESXi
6 11 (3.29%) Hyper-V
7 6 (1.80%) Firmware
8 5 (1.50%) XenApp
9 4 (1.20%) XenServer
9 4 (1.20%) Postfix
9 4 (1.20%) Samba
10 3 (0.90%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.90%) Terminal Server
10 3 (0.90%) BlackBerry Internet Service
11 2 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.30%) ProxySG
12 1 (0.30%) Squid
12 1 (0.30%) Xen
12 1 (0.30%) qmail
Systems Management
1 20 (5.99%) SCCM
2 7 (2.10%) SCOM
2 7 (2.10%) Puppet
2 7 (2.10%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.10%) Salt
3 6 (1.80%) WSUS
4 5 (1.50%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.50%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.20%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.20%) CiscoWorks
6 3 (0.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.90%) Netcool
6 3 (0.90%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (0.90%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.90%) SCVMM
6 3 (0.90%) Ansible
7 2 (0.60%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.60%) Nagios
7 2 (0.60%) OpenView
Vendors
1 150 (44.91%) Cisco
2 141 (42.22%) Microsoft
3 102 (30.54%) VMware
4 64 (19.16%) Avaya
5 47 (14.07%) Citrix
6 46 (13.77%) Juniper
7 44 (13.17%) CheckPoint
8 21 (6.29%) F5
9 19 (5.69%) HP
9 19 (5.69%) Riverbed
10 17 (5.09%) McAfee
11 15 (4.49%) Dell
12 13 (3.89%) EMC
13 12 (3.59%) AppSense
14 11 (3.29%) NetScout
15 10 (2.99%) IBM
16 9 (2.69%) NetApp
16 9 (2.69%) SolarWinds
17 7 (2.10%) Tandberg
17 7 (2.10%) Sourcefire
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £32,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Microsoft Certs
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £28000.00 - £32000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £53000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + training, holiday, pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Exeter
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + 20% shift allowance
Posted: 10 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Trowbridge, Wiltshire
Alertsystems.co.uk
Salary: From £16,000 to £21,000 per annum Workplace Pension
Posted: 14 days ago
Wiltshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Car Allowance
Posted: 21 days ago
Plymouth
Land Registry
Salary: £35k - 41k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bournemouth
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £18000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago