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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 92 81 113
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +32
Permanent jobs citing WAN 161 204 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.08% 3.43% 2.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.16% 16.59% 14.46%
Number of salaries quoted 146 174 133
Median salary £33,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.45% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,000 £22,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £72,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
1062 1230 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.32% 20.66% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 871 1032 825
Median salary £35,000 £37,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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
Bristol +10 41 £32,500 -53.57% 6
Wiltshire -17 32 £33,500 -6.94% 4
Somerset -19 23 £34,000 -30.25% 1
Gloucestershire +4 20 £40,000 +11.11% 2
Cornwall -13 13 £32,500 +54.76%
Dorset +16 11 £37,500 +15.38% 3
Devon -4 11 £35,000 +1.44%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 278 (79.66%) LAN
2 193 (55.30%) Cisco
3 165 (47.28%) Windows
4 156 (44.70%) Firewall
5 132 (37.82%) Microsoft
6 127 (36.39%) ITIL
7 126 (36.10%) VMware
8 115 (32.95%) Active Directory
9 113 (32.38%) TCP/IP
10 105 (30.09%) VPN
11 95 (27.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 85 (24.36%) VoIP
12 85 (24.36%) MS Exchange
13 83 (23.78%) Cisco Certification
14 82 (23.50%) Windows Server
15 77 (22.06%) Linux
16 76 (21.78%) VLAN
17 69 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
17 69 (19.77%) Windows 7
17 69 (19.77%) Exchange Server 2010
18 65 (18.62%) MS Excel
19 59 (16.91%) CCNA
19 59 (16.91%) Windows Server 2012
20 58 (16.62%) DNS
21 56 (16.05%) Citrix
22 54 (15.47%) HP
23 53 (15.19%) MPLS
23 53 (15.19%) SQL
23 53 (15.19%) Data Centre
24 52 (14.90%) SLA

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 85 (24.36%) MS Exchange
2 69 (19.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (10.60%) Exchange Server 2013
4 35 (10.03%) SharePoint
5 14 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (3.72%) Apache
7 10 (2.87%) CMS
8 8 (2.29%) IIS
8 8 (2.29%) Tomcat
9 7 (2.01%) Skype for Business
10 6 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (1.72%) JBoss
11 5 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 5 (1.43%) IBM Domino
11 5 (1.43%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.15%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 65 (18.62%) MS Excel
2 29 (8.31%) MS Office
3 20 (5.73%) MS Visio
4 11 (3.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.57%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (5.73%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.44%) Office 365
2 15 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.72%) SaaS
5 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 278 (79.66%) LAN
2 156 (44.70%) Firewall
3 113 (32.38%) TCP/IP
4 105 (30.09%) VPN
5 85 (24.36%) VoIP
6 76 (21.78%) VLAN
7 58 (16.62%) DNS
8 53 (15.19%) MPLS
9 51 (14.61%) SAN
10 47 (13.47%) Cisco ASA
11 46 (13.18%) Wireless
12 41 (11.75%) Internet
13 38 (10.89%) Network Security
13 38 (10.89%) Wi-Fi
14 31 (8.88%) ADSL
14 31 (8.88%) OSPF
15 29 (8.31%) DHCP
16 27 (7.74%) SSL
17 24 (6.88%) IP Telephony
18 22 (6.30%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.01%) MySQL
3 6 (1.72%) Apache Accumulo
3 6 (1.72%) Big Data
3 6 (1.72%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.57%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 9 (2.58%) LoadRunner
2 6 (1.72%) Cucumber
2 6 (1.72%) JIRA
2 6 (1.72%) JUnit
2 6 (1.72%) Selenium
2 6 (1.72%) SpecFlow
3 4 (1.15%) TestNG
4 1 (0.29%) MSI
General
1 45 (12.89%) Finance
2 37 (10.60%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.44%) Multimedia
4 9 (2.58%) Retail
5 7 (2.01%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.72%) Banking
7 4 (1.15%) Advertising
8 3 (0.86%) Back Office
8 3 (0.86%) Front Office
8 3 (0.86%) Legal
9 1 (0.29%) Automotive
9 1 (0.29%) Electronics
9 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (21.78%) Network Engineer
2 67 (19.20%) Analyst
3 40 (11.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 36 (10.32%) Support Engineer
5 32 (9.17%) Systems Engineer
6 31 (8.88%) 2nd Line Support
7 25 (7.16%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 19 (5.44%) Support Analyst
9 18 (5.16%) Administrator
9 18 (5.16%) Architect
10 17 (4.87%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 17 (4.87%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 16 (4.58%) Solutions Architect
12 15 (4.30%) Network Analyst
12 15 (4.30%) Voice Engineer
13 14 (4.01%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 14 (4.01%) Systems Administrator
14 13 (3.72%) Help Desk Analyst
14 13 (3.72%) Senior Analyst
14 13 (3.72%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.15%) LAMP
2 6 (1.72%) ELK Stack
2 6 (1.72%) JDBC
2 6 (1.72%) Kafka
2 6 (1.72%) Web Services
3 4 (1.15%) Spring
4 3 (0.86%) HTML
5 1 (0.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 53 (15.19%) Data Centre
2 27 (7.74%) EqualLogic
3 23 (6.59%) IVR
4 22 (6.30%) EPoS
5 19 (5.44%) Management Information System
6 18 (5.16%) Driving Licence
7 16 (4.58%) Video Conferencing
8 13 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (3.72%) Clustering
9 10 (2.87%) Computer Science
9 10 (2.87%) Handset
10 9 (2.58%) Replication
11 8 (2.29%) Blackberry
11 8 (2.29%) Security Operations Centre
12 6 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (1.72%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.72%) Thin Client
13 5 (1.43%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (1.43%) Wiki
14 4 (1.15%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 165 (47.28%) Windows
2 82 (23.50%) Windows Server
3 77 (22.06%) Linux
4 69 (19.77%) Windows 7
4 69 (19.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 59 (16.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (13.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 34 (9.74%) Windows 8
8 24 (6.88%) Unix
9 15 (4.30%) Windows 10
9 15 (4.30%) Windows Vista
10 6 (1.72%) CentOS
10 6 (1.72%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.43%) Android
12 4 (1.15%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.57%) AIX
13 2 (0.57%) Solaris
14 1 (0.29%) Debian
14 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (36.39%) ITIL
2 45 (12.89%) Service Delivery
3 36 (10.32%) Project Management
4 35 (10.03%) PRINCE2
5 32 (9.17%) Virtual Environments
6 28 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (8.02%) Load Balancing
7 24 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
8 22 (6.30%) Problem Management
8 22 (6.30%) Time Management
9 20 (5.73%) Capacity Planning
9 20 (5.73%) Database Tuning
9 20 (5.73%) ERP
9 20 (5.73%) Performance Monitoring
10 16 (4.58%) Network Design
11 15 (4.30%) ITIL V3
11 15 (4.30%) Mentoring
12 12 (3.44%) Capacity Management
12 12 (3.44%) Service Management
12 12 (3.44%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.19%) SQL
2 15 (4.30%) Java
2 15 (4.30%) Perl
3 14 (4.01%) PHP
3 14 (4.01%) PowerShell
4 11 (3.15%) C++
5 9 (2.58%) C#
6 7 (2.01%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.01%) Ruby
7 3 (0.86%) Python
7 3 (0.86%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.86%) VB
8 2 (0.57%) C
8 2 (0.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 83 (23.78%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (16.91%) CCNA
3 45 (12.89%) CCNP
4 33 (9.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 30 (8.60%) Security Cleared
6 24 (6.88%) ITIL Certification
7 20 (5.73%) Degree
8 19 (5.44%) SC Cleared
9 17 (4.87%) CCDP
9 17 (4.87%) MCSA
10 14 (4.01%) A+ Certification
11 13 (3.72%) Network+ Certification
12 11 (3.15%) DV Cleared
12 11 (3.15%) MCSE
13 9 (2.58%) CCSA
13 9 (2.58%) ISEB
14 8 (2.29%) CCDA
14 8 (2.29%) CCSE
15 7 (2.01%) CCVP
16 6 (1.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (14.90%) SLA
2 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 115 (32.95%) Active Directory
2 95 (27.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 44 (12.61%) Hyper-V
4 42 (12.03%) XenApp
5 12 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (2.58%) Firmware
7 8 (2.29%) Terminal Services
8 7 (2.01%) ISA Server
9 6 (1.72%) Apache Flume
10 5 (1.43%) vSphere
11 4 (1.15%) NFS
12 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.57%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 1 (0.29%) iptables
14 1 (0.29%) Squid
14 1 (0.29%) vCloud
14 1 (0.29%) Xen
14 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 32 (9.17%) SCOM
2 25 (7.16%) Foglight
3 14 (4.01%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (4.01%) Cisco UCCE
3 14 (4.01%) Cisco UCCX
4 13 (3.72%) SCCM
5 11 (3.15%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (1.72%) FortiGate
6 6 (1.72%) Kibana
6 6 (1.72%) logstash
7 5 (1.43%) AirWatch
8 4 (1.15%) Backup Exec
8 4 (1.15%) MOM
8 4 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.57%) Puppet
10 1 (0.29%) Ansible
10 1 (0.29%) cPanel
10 1 (0.29%) vMotion
Vendors
1 193 (55.30%) Cisco
2 132 (37.82%) Microsoft
3 126 (36.10%) VMware
4 56 (16.05%) Citrix
5 54 (15.47%) HP
6 47 (13.47%) Juniper
7 42 (12.03%) NetApp
8 41 (11.75%) CheckPoint
9 40 (11.46%) WatchGuard
10 39 (11.17%) Dell
11 35 (10.03%) EMC
12 29 (8.31%) Fortinet
12 29 (8.31%) Veeam
13 25 (7.16%) Kaseya
13 25 (7.16%) Kaspersky
14 20 (5.73%) Avaya
15 15 (4.30%) Aruba
15 15 (4.30%) Intel
16 14 (4.01%) Symantec
17 13 (3.72%) Intel Security
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