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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 102 99 121
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 167 168 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.92% 2.80% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.35% 17.28% 13.56%
Number of salaries quoted 165 153 95
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,853
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,574 £64,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
1088 972 922
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.05% 16.22% 16.89%
Number of salaries quoted 918 840 705
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(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 +7 48 £34,000 -9.33% 5
Dorset +29 38 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Bristol -5 23 £44,000 +17.33% 5
Somerset +7 22 £35,000 -44.00% 2
Gloucestershire +2 16 £46,000 +36.29% 4
Cornwall -6 10 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Devon -28 7 £40,000 +14.28%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

1 274 (80.83%) LAN
2 133 (39.23%) Windows
3 132 (38.94%) Cisco
4 123 (36.28%) Active Directory
5 122 (35.99%) VMware
6 118 (34.81%) Firewall
7 117 (34.51%) Microsoft
8 105 (30.97%) ITIL
9 79 (23.30%) MS Exchange
10 76 (22.42%) TCP/IP
11 72 (21.24%) Windows Server
12 69 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 68 (20.06%) Citrix
14 65 (19.17%) Cisco Certification
14 65 (19.17%) VPN
15 64 (18.88%) VLAN
16 53 (15.63%) SQL
17 52 (15.34%) Windows Server 2008
18 51 (15.04%) Finance
19 49 (14.45%) MS Excel
19 49 (14.45%) CCNA
19 49 (14.45%) MPLS
20 48 (14.16%) DNS
20 48 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2010
21 47 (13.86%) Wireless
22 46 (13.57%) Linux
23 45 (13.27%) CCNP
24 43 (12.68%) HP
24 43 (12.68%) Telecoms
25 41 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 79 (23.30%) MS Exchange
2 48 (14.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (10.03%) Apache
4 29 (8.55%) SharePoint
5 20 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (4.13%) CMS
7 12 (3.54%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (3.54%) Tomcat
8 11 (3.24%) Skype for Business
9 5 (1.47%) IBM Notes
10 4 (1.18%) IBM Domino
10 4 (1.18%) IIS
10 4 (1.18%) nginx
10 4 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
11 2 (0.59%) JBoss
12 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 49 (14.45%) MS Excel
2 27 (7.96%) MS Office
3 2 (0.59%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.29%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.42%) Office 365
2 12 (3.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.24%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (2.65%) SaaS
5 5 (1.47%) IaaS
6 4 (1.18%) PaaS
7 3 (0.88%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 274 (80.83%) LAN
2 118 (34.81%) Firewall
3 76 (22.42%) TCP/IP
4 65 (19.17%) VPN
5 64 (18.88%) VLAN
6 49 (14.45%) MPLS
7 48 (14.16%) DNS
8 47 (13.86%) Wireless
9 39 (11.50%) Wi-Fi
10 36 (10.62%) VoIP
11 32 (9.44%) BGP
12 31 (9.14%) Internet
13 30 (8.85%) DHCP
14 28 (8.26%) OSPF
14 28 (8.26%) SAN
15 27 (7.96%) EIGRP
16 23 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
17 20 (5.90%) SNMP
18 19 (5.60%) IPv6
19 18 (5.31%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.26%) MySQL
3 15 (4.42%) Data Mining
4 9 (2.65%) OLAP
4 9 (2.65%) OLAP Cube
4 9 (2.65%) Oracle OLAP
4 9 (2.65%) PowerPivot
5 4 (1.18%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.88%) Big Data
7 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (0.88%) Yeoman
2 2 (0.59%) Cucumber
2 2 (0.59%) JIRA
2 2 (0.59%) JUnit
2 2 (0.59%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.59%) Selenium
2 2 (0.59%) SpecFlow
2 2 (0.59%) TestNG
2 2 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 51 (15.04%) Finance
2 43 (12.68%) Telecoms
3 10 (2.95%) Law
3 10 (2.95%) Marketing
4 7 (2.06%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.06%) Retail
5 5 (1.47%) Electronics
6 4 (1.18%) Advertising
6 4 (1.18%) Multimedia
7 3 (0.88%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 56 (16.52%) Network Engineer
2 39 (11.50%) Analyst
3 36 (10.62%) Support Engineer
4 32 (9.44%) Administrator
4 32 (9.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 30 (8.85%) Support Technician
6 28 (8.26%) IT Support
7 22 (6.49%) Architect
7 22 (6.49%) Systems Administrator
7 22 (6.49%) Systems Engineer
8 20 (5.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 20 (5.90%) IT Engineer
9 17 (5.01%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (5.01%) Consultant
10 16 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 16 (4.72%) IT Support Technician
10 16 (4.72%) IT Technician
10 16 (4.72%) Linux Administrator
10 16 (4.72%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 15 (4.42%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (5.90%) LAMP
2 10 (2.95%) .NET
3 7 (2.06%) Web Services
4 4 (1.18%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.88%) Middleware
6 2 (0.59%) COM
6 2 (0.59%) JDBC
6 2 (0.59%) Silverlight
6 2 (0.59%) Spring
7 1 (0.29%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 35 (10.32%) Data Centre
2 15 (4.42%) CMDB
3 14 (4.13%) EqualLogic
4 9 (2.65%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.65%) Clustering
4 9 (2.65%) Driving Licence
4 9 (2.65%) IVR
5 8 (2.36%) EPoS
6 7 (2.06%) Replication
7 6 (1.77%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (1.18%) Enterprise Storage
10 3 (0.88%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.59%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.29%) Handset
12 1 (0.29%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 133 (39.23%) Windows
2 72 (21.24%) Windows Server
3 52 (15.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (13.57%) Linux
5 41 (12.09%) Windows 7
5 41 (12.09%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (7.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (5.90%) Windows 8
8 14 (4.13%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.36%) Unix
10 7 (2.06%) Windows Mobile
10 7 (2.06%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.47%) Apple iOS
12 4 (1.18%) Android
12 4 (1.18%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.29%) CentOS
13 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (30.97%) ITIL
2 32 (9.44%) Presales
3 25 (7.37%) Project Management
4 24 (7.08%) ITIL V3
4 24 (7.08%) Service Delivery
5 23 (6.78%) Business Continuity
6 20 (5.90%) Configuration Management
7 19 (5.60%) PRINCE2
7 19 (5.60%) Validation
8 18 (5.31%) Load Balancing
9 17 (5.01%) Problem Management
10 16 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (4.72%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (4.13%) Programme Management
12 13 (3.83%) Mentoring
13 12 (3.54%) High Availability
13 12 (3.54%) Incident Management
14 11 (3.24%) Performance Monitoring
14 11 (3.24%) Service Management
15 10 (2.95%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 53 (15.63%) SQL
2 25 (7.37%) PHP
3 23 (6.78%) Perl
4 14 (4.13%) PowerShell
5 8 (2.36%) Java
6 7 (2.06%) C
7 5 (1.47%) VB
8 2 (0.59%) C#
8 2 (0.59%) C++
8 2 (0.59%) Python
8 2 (0.59%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 65 (19.17%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (14.45%) CCNA
3 45 (13.27%) CCNP
4 39 (11.50%) Security Cleared
5 32 (9.44%) ITIL Certification
6 13 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (3.54%) DV Cleared
8 11 (3.24%) SC Cleared
9 9 (2.65%) Degree
9 9 (2.65%) MCP
10 7 (2.06%) CCSA
10 7 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.77%) CCDP
11 6 (1.77%) VCP5
12 4 (1.18%) CCA
12 4 (1.18%) CCSE
12 4 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (1.18%) HP ASE
12 4 (1.18%) MCSE
12 4 (1.18%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (10.03%) SLA
2 8 (2.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.18%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 123 (36.28%) Active Directory
2 69 (20.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 41 (12.09%) XenApp
4 39 (11.50%) Hyper-V
5 18 (5.31%) Terminal Services
6 6 (1.77%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (1.18%) NFS
7 4 (1.18%) VMware Server
7 4 (1.18%) vSphere
7 4 (1.18%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.88%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.59%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.29%) Firmware
10 1 (0.29%) iptables
10 1 (0.29%) KVM
10 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.29%) Snort
10 1 (0.29%) Squid
10 1 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.29%) Xen
Systems Management
1 20 (5.90%) SCOM
2 14 (4.13%) SCCM
3 10 (2.95%) Foglight
3 10 (2.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (1.18%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.88%) AirWatch
5 3 (0.88%) MOM
5 3 (0.88%) SCVMM
5 3 (0.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (0.59%) Cisco LMS
6 2 (0.59%) cPanel
6 2 (0.59%) Opsview
6 2 (0.59%) Puppet
7 1 (0.29%) CiscoWorks
7 1 (0.29%) Windows Intune
7 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 132 (38.94%) Cisco
2 122 (35.99%) VMware
3 117 (34.51%) Microsoft
4 68 (20.06%) Citrix
5 43 (12.68%) HP
6 28 (8.26%) NetApp
6 28 (8.26%) Symantec
7 24 (7.08%) Dell
8 22 (6.49%) Juniper
9 18 (5.31%) Oracle
10 15 (4.42%) Veeam
10 15 (4.42%) WatchGuard
11 13 (3.83%) CheckPoint
11 13 (3.83%) EMC
12 11 (3.24%) F5
12 11 (3.24%) SonicWALL
12 11 (3.24%) Sophos
13 10 (2.95%) Fortinet
13 10 (2.95%) Kaseya
13 10 (2.95%) Kaspersky
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: Salary + car + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + relocation, pension, gym + others
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + pension, flexitime, 28 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Connectus
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
greywood
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Gloucestershire
greywood
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 20 days ago
Swindon
Nationwide Building Society
Posted: 20 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago