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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 76 99 102
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 208 160 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.55% 2.61% 2.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.85% 15.27% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 194 134 106
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £24,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1165 1048 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.88% 17.10% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 875 696
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 2015.

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 28 July 2015. 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 +20 69 £34,375 -16.15% 9
Bristol -1 50 £47,500 +26.66% 7
Somerset +38 39 £62,500 +56.25% 1
Gloucestershire -21 18 £35,000 - 3
Cornwall +3 14 £21,000 -6.66%
Dorset -10 11 £32,500 -1.51% 2
Devon -14 8 £33,500 +7.20% 3
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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.

1 335 (85.03%) LAN
2 201 (51.02%) Windows
3 166 (42.13%) Firewall
4 147 (37.31%) Cisco
5 137 (34.77%) Microsoft
6 132 (33.50%) Cisco Certification
7 130 (32.99%) VMware
8 111 (28.17%) CCNA
9 104 (26.40%) Windows Server 2008
10 103 (26.14%) Active Directory
11 99 (25.13%) MS Exchange
12 97 (24.62%) TCP/IP
13 96 (24.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 90 (22.84%) Windows Server 2012
15 78 (19.80%) Microsoft Certification
16 77 (19.54%) ITIL
17 73 (18.53%) VPN
18 71 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
19 57 (14.47%) Citrix
20 55 (13.96%) Security Cleared
21 54 (13.71%) Juniper
22 53 (13.45%) MPLS
22 53 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2010
23 52 (13.20%) WLAN
23 52 (13.20%) Linux
24 49 (12.44%) Data Centre
25 48 (12.18%) SQL
26 47 (11.93%) MS Excel
27 46 (11.68%) Wireless
28 45 (11.42%) DNS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 99 (25.13%) MS Exchange
2 53 (13.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (9.39%) Apache
4 35 (8.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 33 (8.38%) nginx
6 29 (7.36%) Lync
7 27 (6.85%) Exchange Server 2013
8 21 (5.33%) SharePoint
9 20 (5.08%) CMS
10 19 (4.82%) OpenStack
10 19 (4.82%) IIS
11 9 (2.28%) Exchange Server 2003
12 8 (2.03%) MediaWiki
12 8 (2.03%) Confluence
13 3 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
13 3 (0.76%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.51%) Documentum
14 2 (0.51%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
15 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 47 (11.93%) MS Excel
2 40 (10.15%) MS Office
3 7 (1.78%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.76%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
1 24 (6.09%) Office 365
2 8 (2.03%) SaaS
3 5 (1.27%) PaaS
4 3 (0.76%) Google Apps
4 3 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 335 (85.03%) LAN
2 166 (42.13%) Firewall
3 97 (24.62%) TCP/IP
4 73 (18.53%) VPN
5 53 (13.45%) MPLS
6 52 (13.20%) WLAN
7 46 (11.68%) Wireless
8 45 (11.42%) DNS
9 36 (9.14%) VoIP
10 32 (8.12%) DHCP
11 30 (7.61%) Network Security
12 28 (7.11%) SAN
13 25 (6.35%) ADSL
13 25 (6.35%) VLAN
14 24 (6.09%) Cisco ASA
15 22 (5.58%) SSL
15 22 (5.58%) BGP
16 20 (5.08%) Internet
17 19 (4.82%) EIGRP
18 18 (4.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.05%) Data Mining
2 12 (3.05%) MySQL
3 11 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 8 (2.03%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.76%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.76%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.76%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.25%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) Oracle OLAP
7 1 (0.25%) OLAP
7 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (8.63%) Jenkins
2 33 (8.38%) Hudson
3 27 (6.85%) Git (software)
4 9 (2.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (2.03%) JIRA
5 8 (2.03%) Subversion
General
1 29 (7.36%) Finance
2 26 (6.60%) Telecoms
3 15 (3.81%) Marketing
4 6 (1.52%) Advertising
5 4 (1.02%) Back Office
5 4 (1.02%) Law
6 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.51%) Military
8 1 (0.25%) Legal
8 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.25%) Electronics
8 1 (0.25%) Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 90 (22.84%) Network Engineer
2 53 (13.45%) Support Engineer
3 52 (13.20%) Analyst
4 43 (10.91%) 2nd Line Support
5 33 (8.38%) DevOps Engineer
6 31 (7.87%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 29 (7.36%) Support Analyst
8 27 (6.85%) Consultant
9 25 (6.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 22 (5.58%) Architect
11 21 (5.33%) 3rd Line Support
12 19 (4.82%) Support Technician
13 18 (4.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (4.31%) Network Team Leader
14 17 (4.31%) Team Leader
15 16 (4.06%) IT Support
16 15 (3.81%) Infrastructure Analyst
16 15 (3.81%) Senior Network Engineer
17 13 (3.30%) Network Analyst
17 13 (3.30%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.60%) LAMP
2 5 (1.27%) .NET
2 5 (1.27%) Web Services
3 4 (1.02%) Middleware
4 3 (0.76%) WebCenter
4 3 (0.76%) COM
5 2 (0.51%) HTML
6 1 (0.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (12.44%) Data Centre
2 20 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (3.05%) Clustering
3 12 (3.05%) CMDB
4 8 (2.03%) PDA
4 8 (2.03%) Wiki
5 7 (1.78%) Fat Client
5 7 (1.78%) Thin Client
6 6 (1.52%) Handset
7 4 (1.02%) CCTV
7 4 (1.02%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.76%) EqualLogic
8 3 (0.76%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.51%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.51%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.51%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.25%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.25%) Physics
10 1 (0.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 201 (51.02%) Windows
2 104 (26.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 96 (24.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 90 (22.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 52 (13.20%) Linux
6 42 (10.66%) UNIX
7 29 (7.36%) Windows Vista
8 28 (7.11%) Windows 7
9 16 (4.06%) Ubuntu
9 16 (4.06%) CentOS
10 15 (3.81%) Debian
11 13 (3.30%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.02%) Solaris
14 3 (0.76%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.76%) Windows 2000
14 3 (0.76%) AIX
15 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
16 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (19.54%) ITIL
2 44 (11.17%) Configuration Management
3 34 (8.63%) DevOps
4 33 (8.38%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (7.61%) Project Management
6 27 (6.85%) Service Management
7 25 (6.35%) Build Automation
7 25 (6.35%) Network Design
8 22 (5.58%) Load Balancing
8 22 (5.58%) Migration
9 21 (5.33%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (5.08%) Service Delivery
11 19 (4.82%) Network Monitoring
12 18 (4.57%) ITIL V3
13 16 (4.06%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (3.55%) Business Continuity
15 13 (3.30%) Capacity Management
15 13 (3.30%) Capacity Planning
15 13 (3.30%) Security Patching
15 13 (3.30%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 48 (12.18%) SQL
2 37 (9.39%) Bash Shell
3 35 (8.88%) Perl
4 33 (8.38%) Ruby
5 30 (7.61%) Python
6 14 (3.55%) PHP
6 14 (3.55%) Java
7 9 (2.28%) C
8 2 (0.51%) VB
8 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.25%) VBA
9 1 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 132 (33.50%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (28.17%) CCNA
3 78 (19.80%) Microsoft Certification
4 55 (13.96%) Security Cleared
5 40 (10.15%) CCNP
6 30 (7.61%) MCSA
7 28 (7.11%) MCSE
8 26 (6.60%) Network+ Certification
8 26 (6.60%) A+ Certification
9 23 (5.84%) SC Cleared
10 18 (4.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 17 (4.31%) MCITP
12 9 (2.28%) DV Cleared
13 6 (1.52%) CCDP
14 5 (1.27%) Degree
14 5 (1.27%) JNCIA
14 5 (1.27%) CCA
14 5 (1.27%) Citrix Certification
15 4 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (1.02%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (10.41%) SLA
2 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.76%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.51%) QA
System Software
1 103 (26.14%) Active Directory
2 71 (18.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (9.90%) vSphere
4 19 (4.82%) Hyper-V
5 14 (3.55%) Samba
6 10 (2.54%) VMware ESX
7 9 (2.28%) XenServer
7 9 (2.28%) iptables
7 9 (2.28%) Terminal Services
8 8 (2.03%) Postfix
9 7 (1.78%) XenApp
10 6 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (1.27%) XenDesktop
12 4 (1.02%) Snort
13 2 (0.51%) Firmware
14 1 (0.25%) StorNext
14 1 (0.25%) Forefront TMG
14 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 35 (8.88%) Puppet
1 35 (8.88%) SCCM
2 31 (7.87%) Opscode Chef
2 31 (7.87%) Salt
3 29 (7.36%) Ansible
4 21 (5.33%) Nagios
5 20 (5.08%) SCOM
6 9 (2.28%) SCVMM
6 9 (2.28%) Cisco LMS
6 9 (2.28%) Opsview
7 8 (2.03%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.52%) Backup Exec
9 5 (1.27%) vMotion
9 5 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.51%) WSUS
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.25%) OPNET
11 1 (0.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 147 (37.31%) Cisco
2 137 (34.77%) Microsoft
3 130 (32.99%) VMware
4 57 (14.47%) Citrix
5 54 (13.71%) Juniper
6 30 (7.61%) CheckPoint
7 28 (7.11%) HP
8 24 (6.09%) Avaya
9 23 (5.84%) Oracle
10 19 (4.82%) SonicWALL
10 19 (4.82%) Dell
11 17 (4.31%) Symantec
12 14 (3.55%) F5
13 13 (3.30%) IBM
14 12 (3.05%) Riverbed
15 10 (2.54%) Red Hat
16 7 (1.78%) Barracuda Networks
16 7 (1.78%) Mitel
17 6 (1.52%) Websense
17 6 (1.52%) CA
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £46000 - £49000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CGI
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Superdry
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Chippenham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Chippenham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £54000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cirencester
CPS Group
Salary: £28k per year + Bonus, Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £38500 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol, Avon
GE Capital
Salary: Unspecified £Competitive Salary & Great Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Salisbury
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £18000.00 - £20000.00 per annum + Car + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago