The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 89 99 103
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 162 127 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.65% 2.42% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.67% 15.10% 11.99%
Number of salaries quoted 136 107 108
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1034 841 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.93% 16.06% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 869 704 896
Average salary £35,000 £38,472 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.02% +9.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
England

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 25 July 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 25 July 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
Wiltshire +9 40 £42,000 -6.66% 3
Gloucestershire +6 30 £35,000 - 3
Bristol -11 29 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Dorset +8 27 £31,500 -21.25% 6
Devon +5 15 £31,250 +4.16% 1
Somerset -20 15 £40,000 +39.13% 2
Cornwall - 2 £23,750 - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 231 (81.91%) LAN
2 139 (49.29%) Windows
3 127 (45.04%) Cisco
4 104 (36.88%) Microsoft
5 92 (32.62%) Firewall
5 92 (32.62%) VMware
6 80 (28.37%) Active Directory
7 69 (24.47%) ITIL
8 68 (24.11%) TCP/IP
9 60 (21.28%) Linux
10 59 (20.92%) VoIP
11 56 (19.86%) MS Exchange
11 56 (19.86%) Cisco Certification
12 52 (18.44%) SQL Server
13 51 (18.09%) MS Excel
14 49 (17.38%) Windows Server 2008
15 48 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
16 45 (15.96%) DNS
17 44 (15.60%) SAN
18 41 (14.54%) MS Office
19 40 (14.18%) CCNP
20 38 (13.48%) Security Cleared
21 37 (13.12%) Degree
22 36 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
22 36 (12.77%) UNIX
23 34 (12.06%) DHCP
23 34 (12.06%) Internet
23 34 (12.06%) MPLS
23 34 (12.06%) Windows 7
24 33 (11.70%) Citrix

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 56 (19.86%) MS Exchange
2 29 (10.28%) IIS
3 23 (8.16%) SharePoint
3 23 (8.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 17 (6.03%) Apache
5 15 (5.32%) Lync
6 9 (3.19%) Tomcat
7 8 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (2.48%) IBM Notes
8 7 (2.48%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (1.42%) CMS
9 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.42%) Documentum
10 3 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.35%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.35%) WordPress
11 1 (0.35%) nginx
11 1 (0.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 51 (18.09%) MS Excel
2 41 (14.54%) MS Office
3 5 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.71%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Visualfiles
1 3 (1.06%) AWD
2 2 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.55%) Google Apps
2 9 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (1.06%) SaaS
3 3 (1.06%) PaaS
3 3 (1.06%) Office 365
4 2 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.35%) IaaS
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 231 (81.91%) LAN
2 92 (32.62%) Firewall
3 68 (24.11%) TCP/IP
4 59 (20.92%) VoIP
5 45 (15.96%) DNS
6 44 (15.60%) SAN
7 34 (12.06%) Internet
7 34 (12.06%) MPLS
7 34 (12.06%) DHCP
8 32 (11.35%) VPN
9 31 (10.99%) VLAN
10 22 (7.80%) Wireless
11 21 (7.45%) Network Security
12 20 (7.09%) BGP
13 17 (6.03%) EIGRP
13 17 (6.03%) WLAN
14 16 (5.67%) IPv6
14 16 (5.67%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (5.32%) IPv4
16 10 (3.55%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (18.44%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.96%) MySQL
3 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.42%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.90%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.35%) Subversion
2 1 (0.35%) JIRA
2 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.35%) Hudson
2 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (6.03%) Telecoms
1 17 (6.03%) Finance
2 6 (2.13%) French Language
2 6 (2.13%) German Language
2 6 (2.13%) Italian Language
2 6 (2.13%) Spanish Language
3 3 (1.06%) Advertising
3 3 (1.06%) Games
4 2 (0.71%) Retail
4 2 (0.71%) Electronics
5 1 (0.35%) Marketing
5 1 (0.35%) Military
5 1 (0.35%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (14.54%) Network Engineer
2 39 (13.83%) Analyst
3 32 (11.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (9.93%) Support Engineer
5 24 (8.51%) Consultant
6 20 (7.09%) Support Analyst
7 18 (6.38%) Administrator
8 15 (5.32%) Systems Administrator
8 15 (5.32%) IT Support
9 14 (4.96%) 3rd Line Support
10 13 (4.61%) Network Specialist
11 12 (4.26%) Service Analyst
11 12 (4.26%) Technical Support
12 11 (3.90%) Systems Engineer
13 10 (3.55%) Tester
14 9 (3.19%) Project Manager
15 8 (2.84%) Architect
15 8 (2.84%) 1st Line Support
15 8 (2.84%) Customer Analyst
16 7 (2.48%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.90%) HTML
2 10 (3.55%) Middleware
3 6 (2.13%) Application Packaging
4 5 (1.77%) Web Services
5 1 (0.35%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.35%) LAMP
5 1 (0.35%) Ajax
5 1 (0.35%) .NET
5 1 (0.35%) COM
5 1 (0.35%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.90%) Open Source
2 10 (3.55%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (3.55%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.19%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.19%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.19%) Clustering
4 8 (2.84%) Xbox
5 7 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.13%) Mathematics
6 6 (2.13%) PDA
7 5 (1.77%) Digital Media
8 3 (1.06%) EqualLogic
8 3 (1.06%) Replication
8 3 (1.06%) EPoS
9 2 (0.71%) NHS
9 2 (0.71%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.71%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.71%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.35%) iPad
10 1 (0.35%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 139 (49.29%) Windows
2 60 (21.28%) Linux
3 49 (17.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (12.77%) UNIX
5 34 (12.06%) Windows 7
6 24 (8.51%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (7.80%) Windows XP
7 22 (7.80%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.61%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.42%) CentOS
9 4 (1.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.42%) AIX
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.35%) Debian
11 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.35%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (24.47%) ITIL
2 19 (6.74%) Network Management
3 17 (6.03%) Project Management
4 14 (4.96%) Incident Management
5 13 (4.61%) Service Management
5 13 (4.61%) Service Delivery
5 13 (4.61%) PRINCE2
5 13 (4.61%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (4.26%) ITIL V3
6 12 (4.26%) Network Design
7 11 (3.90%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (3.90%) Software Deployment
7 11 (3.90%) User Acceptance Testing
7 11 (3.90%) Performance Testing
7 11 (3.90%) Time Management
7 11 (3.90%) Capacity Planning
8 9 (3.19%) Contact Management
8 9 (3.19%) Migration
9 7 (2.48%) Problem Management
9 7 (2.48%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.35%) SQL
2 15 (5.32%) Python
3 13 (4.61%) Java
4 12 (4.26%) Shell Script
5 10 (3.55%) Bash Shell
6 9 (3.19%) Perl
7 8 (2.84%) C
8 7 (2.48%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.13%) VB
9 6 (2.13%) C#
9 6 (2.13%) C++
10 3 (1.06%) PHP
11 2 (0.71%) Embedded C
12 1 (0.35%) Ruby
12 1 (0.35%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 56 (19.86%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (14.18%) CCNP
3 38 (13.48%) Security Cleared
4 37 (13.12%) Degree
5 36 (12.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 31 (10.99%) CCNA
7 17 (6.03%) MCITP
8 16 (5.67%) SC Cleared
8 16 (5.67%) MCP
9 13 (4.61%) MCSA
9 13 (4.61%) DV Cleared
10 11 (3.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 11 (3.90%) MCSE
10 11 (3.90%) ISEB
11 7 (2.48%) CCDP
12 6 (2.13%) HND
13 5 (1.77%) CCSP
14 4 (1.42%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.06%) PMI Certification
15 3 (1.06%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.16%) SLA
2 4 (1.42%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 80 (28.37%) Active Directory
2 48 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (7.45%) Hyper-V
4 20 (7.09%) VMware ESX
5 18 (6.38%) Terminal Services
6 13 (4.61%) vSphere
7 7 (2.48%) XenServer
8 4 (1.42%) Squid
8 4 (1.42%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 4 (1.42%) qmail
9 3 (1.06%) ProxySG
9 3 (1.06%) BlackBerry Internet Service
9 3 (1.06%) XenApp
10 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.35%) Samba
11 1 (0.35%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 14 (4.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (4.61%) Backup Exec
3 8 (2.84%) CiscoWorks
3 8 (2.84%) Nagios
4 7 (2.48%) Netcool
4 7 (2.48%) SCCM
5 6 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (2.13%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (2.13%) OpenView
5 6 (2.13%) MAILsweeper
5 6 (2.13%) OPNET
6 2 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (0.71%) WSUS
6 2 (0.71%) Cacti
7 1 (0.35%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.35%) Puppet
7 1 (0.35%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 127 (45.04%) Cisco
2 104 (36.88%) Microsoft
3 92 (32.62%) VMware
4 33 (11.70%) HP
4 33 (11.70%) Citrix
5 21 (7.45%) Avaya
6 17 (6.03%) Juniper
7 14 (4.96%) NetApp
8 13 (4.61%) CheckPoint
9 12 (4.26%) Dell
10 10 (3.55%) Symantec
10 10 (3.55%) Google
10 10 (3.55%) SolarWinds
11 9 (3.19%) F5
11 9 (3.19%) Tandberg
11 9 (3.19%) Oracle
12 8 (2.84%) Facebook
13 7 (2.48%) Riverbed
13 7 (2.48%) Genesys
13 7 (2.48%) Lotus
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
BAE Systems
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Somerset
Accudo Contract Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £43000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Chippenham, Bath, Swindon, Melksham, Malmesbury,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £23-25,000
Posted: 9 days ago
Wimborne, Dorset
Teachers Building Society
Salary: From £19,000 to £23,000 per annum + excellent bens.
Posted: 11 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Harding Retail
Salary: Up to £41,000 per annum plus benefits (depending upon experience)
Posted: 21 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
PruHealth
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 24 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Prolinx
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Bristol, Avon
ADP Dealer Services
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago