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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 90 91 117
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +26
Permanent jobs citing WAN 176 183 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.11% 2.99% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.37% 16.67% 11.94%
Number of salaries quoted 164 149 113
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,837 £75,000 £57,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
1145 1098 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.23% 17.93% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 981 917 777
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,800
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -9.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -18 39 £33,250 -16.87% 6
Somerset +18 37 £34,000 +30.76% 4
Bristol -22 29 £45,000 -10.00% 9
Cornwall -2 27 £32,500 +54.76% 2
Gloucestershire +11 19 £52,500 +23.52% 3
Dorset +23 16 £38,500 +21.25% 1
Devon -23 5 £17,500 -46.96% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 April 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.

1 255 (78.46%) LAN
2 167 (51.38%) Cisco
3 149 (45.85%) Firewall
4 136 (41.85%) Windows
5 124 (38.15%) VMware
6 123 (37.85%) Microsoft
7 119 (36.62%) ITIL
8 105 (32.31%) Active Directory
9 99 (30.46%) TCP/IP
10 87 (26.77%) VMware Infrastructure
11 81 (24.92%) VLAN
11 81 (24.92%) VPN
12 79 (24.31%) MS Exchange
13 76 (23.38%) Windows Server
14 74 (22.77%) Cisco Certification
15 66 (20.31%) VoIP
16 64 (19.69%) Linux
17 62 (19.08%) Windows 7
17 62 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2010
18 60 (18.46%) MS Excel
19 59 (18.15%) HP
19 59 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
20 58 (17.85%) Citrix
21 54 (16.62%) CCNA
21 54 (16.62%) SAN
22 53 (16.31%) SQL
23 50 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
24 49 (15.08%) Wireless
24 49 (15.08%) SQL Server
25 48 (14.77%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (24.31%) MS Exchange
2 62 (19.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (11.69%) SharePoint
4 33 (10.15%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (8.31%) Apache
6 14 (4.31%) CMS
7 13 (4.00%) Tomcat
8 11 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.85%) IBM Notes
9 6 (1.85%) JBoss
10 5 (1.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.54%) IBM Domino
11 4 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
11 4 (1.23%) Skype for Business
12 3 (0.92%) IIS
13 1 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2003
13 1 (0.31%) nginx
13 1 (0.31%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 60 (18.46%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.00%) MS Office
3 18 (5.54%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (5.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.15%) Office 365
2 14 (4.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.15%) SaaS
5 1 (0.31%) IaaS
5 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 255 (78.46%) LAN
2 149 (45.85%) Firewall
3 99 (30.46%) TCP/IP
4 81 (24.92%) VLAN
4 81 (24.92%) VPN
5 66 (20.31%) VoIP
6 54 (16.62%) SAN
7 49 (15.08%) Wireless
8 48 (14.77%) MPLS
9 46 (14.15%) DNS
9 46 (14.15%) Wi-Fi
10 37 (11.38%) Cisco ASA
11 33 (10.15%) Network Security
12 31 (9.54%) Internet
12 31 (9.54%) IP Telephony
13 29 (8.92%) EIGRP
14 28 (8.62%) DHCP
14 28 (8.62%) OSPF
14 28 (8.62%) SSL
15 24 (7.38%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.08%) SQL Server
2 27 (8.31%) MySQL
3 6 (1.85%) Apache Accumulo
3 6 (1.85%) Big Data
3 6 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.62%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.31%) OLAP
5 1 (0.31%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (0.31%) Oracle OLAP
5 1 (0.31%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 6 (1.85%) Cucumber
1 6 (1.85%) JIRA
1 6 (1.85%) JUnit
1 6 (1.85%) LoadRunner
1 6 (1.85%) Selenium
1 6 (1.85%) SpecFlow
2 4 (1.23%) TestNG
3 1 (0.31%) MSI
General
1 47 (14.46%) Telecoms
2 46 (14.15%) Finance
3 11 (3.38%) Multimedia
4 9 (2.77%) Retail
5 3 (0.92%) Advertising
5 3 (0.92%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.31%) Automotive
6 1 (0.31%) Electronics
6 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 58 (17.85%) Network Engineer
2 52 (16.00%) Analyst
3 35 (10.77%) Support Engineer
4 34 (10.46%) Systems Engineer
5 32 (9.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (9.54%) Administrator
7 29 (8.92%) 2nd Line Support
8 24 (7.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 24 (7.38%) Systems Administrator
9 22 (6.77%) IT Engineer
10 19 (5.85%) Architect
10 19 (5.85%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (5.23%) Linux Administrator
11 17 (5.23%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 16 (4.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 16 (4.92%) Telecoms Administrator
13 15 (4.62%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 14 (4.31%) Cloud Architect
14 14 (4.31%) Cloud Solutions Architect
15 13 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (6.46%) LAMP
2 7 (2.15%) Web Services
3 6 (1.85%) ELK Stack
3 6 (1.85%) JDBC
3 6 (1.85%) Kafka
4 5 (1.54%) .NET
5 4 (1.23%) .NET Framework
5 4 (1.23%) Spring
6 2 (0.62%) COM
7 1 (0.31%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 44 (13.54%) Data Centre
2 29 (8.92%) EqualLogic
3 22 (6.77%) IVR
4 19 (5.85%) Driving Licence
4 19 (5.85%) EPoS
5 15 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (4.62%) Management Information System
6 12 (3.69%) Video Conferencing
7 9 (2.77%) Replication
8 8 (2.46%) Security Operations Centre
9 6 (1.85%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.85%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.54%) Clustering
10 5 (1.54%) Fat Client
10 5 (1.54%) Handset
10 5 (1.54%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.54%) Wiki
11 4 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
12 3 (0.92%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 136 (41.85%) Windows
2 76 (23.38%) Windows Server
3 64 (19.69%) Linux
4 62 (19.08%) Windows 7
5 59 (18.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 50 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (12.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 30 (9.23%) Windows 8
9 19 (5.85%) Unix
10 17 (5.23%) Windows 10
11 11 (3.38%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.85%) CentOS
13 4 (1.23%) Apple iOS
13 4 (1.23%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.62%) Solaris
15 1 (0.31%) Debian
15 1 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
15 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (36.62%) ITIL
2 42 (12.92%) Service Delivery
3 34 (10.46%) PRINCE2
4 33 (10.15%) Project Management
5 26 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 23 (7.08%) Presales
6 23 (7.08%) Problem Management
7 22 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (6.46%) Time Management
9 20 (6.15%) Performance Monitoring
10 19 (5.85%) Database Tuning
10 19 (5.85%) ERP
10 19 (5.85%) Load Balancing
11 15 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (4.62%) Mentoring
12 14 (4.31%) Network Design
13 13 (4.00%) Configuration Management
14 12 (3.69%) Business Continuity
14 12 (3.69%) Validation
15 10 (3.08%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 53 (16.31%) SQL
2 25 (7.69%) Perl
2 25 (7.69%) PHP
3 13 (4.00%) Java
3 13 (4.00%) PowerShell
4 8 (2.46%) C++
5 7 (2.15%) Bash Shell
5 7 (2.15%) Ruby
5 7 (2.15%) VB
6 6 (1.85%) C#
7 3 (0.92%) Python
8 2 (0.62%) C
8 2 (0.62%) VC++
Qualifications
1 74 (22.77%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (16.62%) CCNA
3 45 (13.85%) CCNP
4 27 (8.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (7.38%) ITIL Certification
6 19 (5.85%) Security Cleared
7 15 (4.62%) MCSA
8 13 (4.00%) CCDP
8 13 (4.00%) SC Cleared
9 12 (3.69%) A+ Certification
10 11 (3.38%) Degree
10 11 (3.38%) Network+ Certification
11 9 (2.77%) MCP
12 7 (2.15%) CCVP
12 7 (2.15%) DV Cleared
12 7 (2.15%) MCSE
13 6 (1.85%) CCDA
13 6 (1.85%) CCSA
13 6 (1.85%) ISEB
13 6 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (10.15%) SLA
2 3 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 105 (32.31%) Active Directory
2 87 (26.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (14.46%) Hyper-V
4 44 (13.54%) XenApp
5 10 (3.08%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.46%) Firmware
6 8 (2.46%) vSphere
7 6 (1.85%) Apache Flume
7 6 (1.85%) Terminal Services
8 4 (1.23%) ISA Server
8 4 (1.23%) NFS
8 4 (1.23%) XenDesktop
9 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.92%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.31%) iptables
10 1 (0.31%) KVM
10 1 (0.31%) Squid
10 1 (0.31%) Terminal Server
10 1 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (9.23%) SCOM
2 24 (7.38%) Foglight
3 14 (4.31%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (4.31%) Cisco UCCE
3 14 (4.31%) Cisco UCCX
4 11 (3.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 10 (3.08%) SCCM
6 6 (1.85%) FortiGate
6 6 (1.85%) Kibana
6 6 (1.85%) logstash
7 4 (1.23%) MOM
7 4 (1.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.92%) AirWatch
9 2 (0.62%) Puppet
10 1 (0.31%) Ansible
10 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.31%) CiscoWorks
10 1 (0.31%) cPanel
10 1 (0.31%) WSUS
Vendors
1 167 (51.38%) Cisco
2 124 (38.15%) VMware
3 123 (37.85%) Microsoft
4 59 (18.15%) HP
5 58 (17.85%) Citrix
6 40 (12.31%) NetApp
7 39 (12.00%) Dell
8 35 (10.77%) EMC
8 35 (10.77%) Juniper
8 35 (10.77%) WatchGuard
9 28 (8.62%) Veeam
10 25 (7.69%) CheckPoint
11 24 (7.38%) Fortinet
11 24 (7.38%) Kaseya
11 24 (7.38%) Kaspersky
12 15 (4.62%) Intel
13 14 (4.31%) Aruba
13 14 (4.31%) Symantec
14 13 (4.00%) Intel Security
15 12 (3.69%) Avaya
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Posted: Yesterday
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