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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 97 94 80
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 161 133 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.64% 2.63% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.23% 15.80% 15.19%
Number of salaries quoted 137 111 153
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 £23,500 £22,125
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
992 842 1132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.28% 16.63% 20.03%
Number of salaries quoted 861 681 959
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 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 28 August 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
Devon +14 29 £33,000 -17.50% 2
Wiltshire -22 28 £35,000 +12.90% 6
Dorset +7 27 £29,000 -27.50%
Somerset -7 26 £43,000 -14.00% 3
Gloucestershire +6 21 £38,000 +8.57% 4
Bristol -29 21 £32,500 - 10
Cornwall - 6 £25,000 - 3
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 240 (82.47%) LAN
2 166 (57.04%) Windows
3 127 (43.64%) Cisco
4 107 (36.77%) VMware
5 106 (36.43%) Microsoft
6 99 (34.02%) Active Directory
7 97 (33.33%) Firewall
8 80 (27.49%) TCP/IP
9 76 (26.12%) MS Exchange
10 63 (21.65%) ITIL
11 57 (19.59%) Microsoft Certification
11 57 (19.59%) Windows Server 2008
12 55 (18.90%) Linux
12 55 (18.90%) SQL Server
13 52 (17.87%) VMware Infrastructure
14 50 (17.18%) Cisco Certification
15 47 (16.15%) VoIP
16 46 (15.81%) SAN
17 44 (15.12%) DNS
18 38 (13.06%) MS Excel
19 37 (12.71%) DHCP
20 36 (12.37%) Citrix
20 36 (12.37%) Degree
21 35 (12.03%) Windows Server 2003
21 35 (12.03%) Internet
21 35 (12.03%) MS Office
22 34 (11.68%) Avaya
22 34 (11.68%) HP
22 34 (11.68%) Security Cleared
23 32 (11.00%) Windows 7

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 76 (26.12%) MS Exchange
2 30 (10.31%) IIS
3 26 (8.93%) Lync
3 26 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 22 (7.56%) SharePoint
5 13 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (4.12%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (3.78%) Apache
8 6 (2.06%) CMS
8 6 (2.06%) Tomcat
8 6 (2.06%) IBM Notes
8 6 (2.06%) Lotus Domino
9 5 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (1.37%) Documentum
11 3 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.34%) Commerce Server
12 1 (0.34%) MediaWiki
12 1 (0.34%) Confluence
12 1 (0.34%) nginx
Applications
1 38 (13.06%) MS Excel
2 35 (12.03%) MS Office
3 5 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) AWD
2 3 (1.03%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.41%) Google Apps
2 6 (2.06%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.37%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) IaaS
4 1 (0.34%) SaaS
4 1 (0.34%) PaaS
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 240 (82.47%) LAN
2 97 (33.33%) Firewall
3 80 (27.49%) TCP/IP
4 47 (16.15%) VoIP
5 46 (15.81%) SAN
6 44 (15.12%) DNS
7 37 (12.71%) DHCP
8 35 (12.03%) Internet
9 30 (10.31%) VPN
10 28 (9.62%) WLAN
11 26 (8.93%) VLAN
12 25 (8.59%) MPLS
13 19 (6.53%) Wireless
14 17 (5.84%) BGP
15 15 (5.15%) Cisco ASA
15 15 (5.15%) Network Security
16 13 (4.47%) EIGRP
17 12 (4.12%) IPv6
18 11 (3.78%) IPv4
18 11 (3.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (18.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.09%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (3.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.41%) MySQL
4 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
5 4 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (3.44%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.34%) Subversion
2 1 (0.34%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.34%) Hudson
2 1 (0.34%) JIRA
2 1 (0.34%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (5.84%) Finance
2 15 (5.15%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.06%) French Language
3 6 (2.06%) German Language
3 6 (2.06%) Italian Language
3 6 (2.06%) Spanish Language
4 4 (1.37%) Electronics
5 3 (1.03%) Advertising
5 3 (1.03%) Games
6 2 (0.69%) Marketing
6 2 (0.69%) Banking
6 2 (0.69%) Retail
6 2 (0.69%) Law
7 1 (0.34%) Billing
Job Titles
1 37 (12.71%) Support Engineer
2 30 (10.31%) Network Engineer
2 30 (10.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 24 (8.25%) Consultant
3 24 (8.25%) Analyst
4 20 (6.87%) 3rd Line Support
5 18 (6.19%) Support Analyst
5 18 (6.19%) Technical Support
6 17 (5.84%) Project Engineer
7 15 (5.15%) IT Support
8 14 (4.81%) Administrator
9 13 (4.47%) Team Leader
10 12 (4.12%) Network Specialist
10 12 (4.12%) 2nd Line Support
10 12 (4.12%) Systems Administrator
11 11 (3.78%) Systems Engineer
12 10 (3.44%) Tester
13 9 (3.09%) Architect
13 9 (3.09%) Support Team Leader
13 9 (3.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (3.78%) HTML
2 6 (2.06%) Application Packaging
2 6 (2.06%) Middleware
2 6 (2.06%) Web Services
3 2 (0.69%) Ajax
4 1 (0.34%) .NET
4 1 (0.34%) LAMP
4 1 (0.34%) JSON
4 1 (0.34%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.78%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.44%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (3.09%) Blackberry
4 7 (2.41%) Clustering
5 6 (2.06%) PDA
5 6 (2.06%) Xbox
5 6 (2.06%) Open Source
6 5 (1.72%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.72%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.37%) Replication
8 3 (1.03%) EPoS
8 3 (1.03%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.69%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.69%) Cryptography
9 2 (0.69%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.34%) NHS
10 1 (0.34%) PMI
10 1 (0.34%) PACS
Operating Systems
1 166 (57.04%) Windows
2 57 (19.59%) Windows Server 2008
3 55 (18.90%) Linux
4 35 (12.03%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (11.00%) Windows 7
6 25 (8.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (7.90%) Windows XP
7 23 (7.90%) UNIX
8 12 (4.12%) Windows 8
9 6 (2.06%) Windows Vista
10 5 (1.72%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.37%) CentOS
11 4 (1.37%) AIX
12 2 (0.69%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.34%) Debian
13 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (21.65%) ITIL
2 18 (6.19%) Network Management
2 18 (6.19%) Project Management
3 15 (5.15%) Network Design
4 12 (4.12%) ITIL V3
4 12 (4.12%) Penetration Testing
4 12 (4.12%) Service Management
4 12 (4.12%) PRINCE2
5 11 (3.78%) Service Delivery
5 11 (3.78%) Time Management
5 11 (3.78%) Software Deployment
6 10 (3.44%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (3.44%) User Acceptance Testing
6 10 (3.44%) Performance Testing
7 9 (3.09%) Migration
8 8 (2.75%) Performance Management
8 8 (2.75%) Problem Management
8 8 (2.75%) Technical Architecture
8 8 (2.75%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (2.41%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (11.00%) SQL
2 15 (5.15%) Java
3 13 (4.47%) Python
4 11 (3.78%) C
4 11 (3.78%) Shell Script
5 9 (3.09%) C++
6 8 (2.75%) C#
6 8 (2.75%) Perl
7 7 (2.41%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.41%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.06%) VB
9 5 (1.72%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.34%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.34%) PHP
10 1 (0.34%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.34%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.34%) AWK
10 1 (0.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 57 (19.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 50 (17.18%) Cisco Certification
3 36 (12.37%) Degree
4 34 (11.68%) Security Cleared
5 29 (9.97%) CCNA
5 29 (9.97%) MCITP
6 28 (9.62%) CCNP
7 16 (5.50%) MCSA
8 14 (4.81%) SC Cleared
8 14 (4.81%) MCSE
9 10 (3.44%) DV Cleared
9 10 (3.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (3.44%) ISEB
10 8 (2.75%) MCP
11 7 (2.41%) CCDP
12 6 (2.06%) HND
13 5 (1.72%) CCSP
13 5 (1.72%) A+ Certification
13 5 (1.72%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.87%) SLA
2 4 (1.37%) QA
3 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 99 (34.02%) Active Directory
2 52 (17.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.53%) VMware ESX
3 19 (6.53%) Hyper-V
4 18 (6.19%) Terminal Services
5 15 (5.15%) vSphere
6 7 (2.41%) XenServer
7 4 (1.37%) qmail
7 4 (1.37%) Squid
8 3 (1.03%) ProxySG
8 3 (1.03%) BlackBerry Internet Service
8 3 (1.03%) XenApp
9 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.34%) Samba
10 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.34%) Xen
10 1 (0.34%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.34%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (4.47%) Backup Exec
2 11 (3.78%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (2.75%) SCCM
4 7 (2.41%) CiscoWorks
5 6 (2.06%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (2.06%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (2.06%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (2.06%) OPNET
5 6 (2.06%) MAILsweeper
5 6 (2.06%) OpenView
5 6 (2.06%) Nagios
5 6 (2.06%) Netcool
6 2 (0.69%) WSUS
6 2 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.34%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.34%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.34%) Puppet
7 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 127 (43.64%) Cisco
2 107 (36.77%) VMware
3 106 (36.43%) Microsoft
4 36 (12.37%) Citrix
5 34 (11.68%) Avaya
5 34 (11.68%) HP
6 20 (6.87%) NetApp
7 13 (4.47%) Juniper
7 13 (4.47%) Dell
8 11 (3.78%) CheckPoint
9 10 (3.44%) Symantec
10 9 (3.09%) Oracle
10 9 (3.09%) Tandberg
11 8 (2.75%) SolarWinds
12 7 (2.41%) Genesys
12 7 (2.41%) F5
12 7 (2.41%) Google
12 7 (2.41%) Riverbed
13 6 (2.06%) Panasonic
13 6 (2.06%) Polycom
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Redruth, Cornwall
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Exeter
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 100k OTE
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lechlade, Gloucestershire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £23-25,000
Posted: Yesterday
Frome, Somerset
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £25-26,000 + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Yoh Company
Salary: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cornwall
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Redruth, Cornwall
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bath, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £24000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
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Chippenham
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Salary: Excellent Benefits
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