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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 80 94 95
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 203 161 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.39% 2.65% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.09% 16.04% 15.80%
Number of salaries quoted 198 137 111
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,900 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
1122 1004 842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 18.76% 16.50% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 967 869 681
Average salary £38,250 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 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 August 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 +34 71 £34,250 -2.14% 12
Bristol +9 49 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Somerset +8 29 £62,500 +45.34% 1
Dorset -6 17 £32,500 +12.06% 2
Gloucestershire -21 16 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Cornwall -3 9 £21,000 -16.00%
Devon -27 7 £30,500 -7.57% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 327 (84.06%) LAN
2 177 (45.50%) Windows
3 147 (37.79%) Firewall
4 141 (36.25%) Cisco
5 131 (33.68%) Microsoft
6 127 (32.65%) VMware
7 119 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
8 97 (24.94%) Windows Server 2008
9 96 (24.68%) MS Exchange
10 95 (24.42%) CCNA
11 93 (23.91%) Active Directory
12 92 (23.65%) Windows Server 2003
13 85 (21.85%) TCP/IP
14 82 (21.08%) Windows Server 2012
15 80 (20.57%) ITIL
16 74 (19.02%) VPN
17 70 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure
18 68 (17.48%) Security Cleared
19 64 (16.45%) Microsoft Certification
20 54 (13.88%) Citrix
21 53 (13.62%) MS Excel
22 52 (13.37%) Data Centre
23 50 (12.85%) Exchange Server 2010
23 50 (12.85%) WLAN
23 50 (12.85%) MPLS
24 48 (12.34%) Juniper
24 48 (12.34%) SLA
24 48 (12.34%) CCNP
24 48 (12.34%) DNS
25 47 (12.08%) Linux

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 96 (24.68%) MS Exchange
2 50 (12.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 30 (7.71%) Apache
4 28 (7.20%) nginx
5 27 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 26 (6.68%) CMS
7 25 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 23 (5.91%) SharePoint
9 21 (5.40%) Lync
10 19 (4.88%) OpenStack
11 11 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
11 11 (2.83%) IIS
12 9 (2.31%) Confluence
12 9 (2.31%) MediaWiki
13 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.77%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.51%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
15 2 (0.51%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.51%) Documentum
16 1 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 53 (13.62%) MS Excel
2 36 (9.25%) MS Office
3 3 (0.77%) MS Project
3 3 (0.77%) PowerPivot
4 2 (0.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (4.37%) Office 365
3 9 (2.31%) SaaS
4 5 (1.29%) PaaS
5 2 (0.51%) Google Apps
5 2 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.26%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 327 (84.06%) LAN
2 147 (37.79%) Firewall
3 85 (21.85%) TCP/IP
4 74 (19.02%) VPN
5 50 (12.85%) WLAN
5 50 (12.85%) MPLS
6 48 (12.34%) DNS
7 46 (11.83%) Wireless
8 33 (8.48%) DHCP
8 33 (8.48%) BGP
9 31 (7.97%) VoIP
10 27 (6.94%) EIGRP
11 25 (6.43%) Network Security
12 22 (5.66%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (5.66%) SAN
12 22 (5.66%) Internet
12 22 (5.66%) ADSL
13 20 (5.14%) Cisco IOS
13 20 (5.14%) VLAN
14 19 (4.88%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (4.11%) SQL Server
1 16 (4.11%) Data Mining
2 12 (3.08%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.83%) MySQL
4 9 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle OLAP
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.77%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.77%) OLAP
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.77%) OLAP Cube
6 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.26%) Big Data
7 1 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 28 (7.20%) Git (software)
1 28 (7.20%) Hudson
1 28 (7.20%) Jenkins
2 13 (3.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (2.31%) Subversion
3 9 (2.31%) JIRA
4 3 (0.77%) Yeoman
General
1 29 (7.46%) Finance
2 21 (5.40%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.63%) Marketing
4 11 (2.83%) Law
5 5 (1.29%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.29%) Advertising
6 4 (1.03%) Back Office
7 2 (0.51%) Military
7 2 (0.51%) Retail
7 2 (0.51%) Legal
8 1 (0.26%) Electronics
8 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 90 (23.14%) Network Engineer
2 54 (13.88%) Analyst
3 45 (11.57%) Support Engineer
4 36 (9.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 32 (8.23%) Consultant
6 29 (7.46%) Support Technician
7 28 (7.20%) DevOps Engineer
8 27 (6.94%) Architect
9 26 (6.68%) Support Analyst
9 26 (6.68%) Linux DevOps Engineer
10 21 (5.40%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (5.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
12 19 (4.88%) Senior Network Engineer
13 17 (4.37%) Team Leader
13 17 (4.37%) IT Support
13 17 (4.37%) Network Team Leader
14 16 (4.11%) Network Analyst
15 15 (3.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 15 (3.86%) Infrastructure Consultant
16 14 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (6.94%) LAMP
2 6 (1.54%) Web Services
3 3 (0.77%) Middleware
3 3 (0.77%) WebCenter
4 2 (0.51%) .NET
4 2 (0.51%) COM
5 1 (0.26%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 52 (13.37%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
3 16 (4.11%) CMDB
4 9 (2.31%) Wiki
4 9 (2.31%) Clustering
5 8 (2.06%) Thin Client
5 8 (2.06%) Fat Client
6 6 (1.54%) Handset
7 5 (1.29%) PDA
7 5 (1.29%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.77%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.51%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.51%) EqualLogic
11 1 (0.26%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.26%) DTV
11 1 (0.26%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.26%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 177 (45.50%) Windows
2 97 (24.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 92 (23.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 82 (21.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 47 (12.08%) Linux
6 37 (9.51%) UNIX
7 31 (7.97%) Windows 7
8 28 (7.20%) Windows Vista
9 20 (5.14%) Windows XP
10 10 (2.57%) CentOS
10 10 (2.57%) Ubuntu
11 9 (2.31%) Debian
12 4 (1.03%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.03%) Solaris
12 4 (1.03%) Windows 8
13 3 (0.77%) AIX
13 3 (0.77%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.51%) Android
14 2 (0.51%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (20.57%) ITIL
2 41 (10.54%) Configuration Management
3 32 (8.23%) Service Management
4 29 (7.46%) Project Management
5 28 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
5 28 (7.20%) DevOps
6 26 (6.68%) Build Automation
7 23 (5.91%) Load Balancing
8 20 (5.14%) Service Delivery
8 20 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (5.14%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (5.14%) Network Monitoring
9 18 (4.63%) ITIL V3
10 17 (4.37%) Capacity Management
10 17 (4.37%) Incident Management
10 17 (4.37%) Security Patching
11 16 (4.11%) Validation
11 16 (4.11%) PRINCE2
12 15 (3.86%) CRM
12 15 (3.86%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 44 (11.31%) SQL
2 30 (7.71%) Perl
2 30 (7.71%) Bash Shell
3 28 (7.20%) Ruby
4 23 (5.91%) Python
5 13 (3.34%) Java
6 9 (2.31%) PHP
7 7 (1.80%) C
8 2 (0.51%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.26%) C++
9 1 (0.26%) VB
9 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 119 (30.59%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (24.42%) CCNA
3 68 (17.48%) Security Cleared
4 64 (16.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 48 (12.34%) CCNP
6 26 (6.68%) MCSA
7 25 (6.43%) MCSE
8 24 (6.17%) Network+ Certification
9 23 (5.91%) A+ Certification
10 22 (5.66%) SC Cleared
11 15 (3.86%) DV Cleared
12 11 (2.83%) MCITP
13 10 (2.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.54%) CCDP
15 5 (1.29%) Degree
16 3 (0.77%) JNCIA
16 3 (0.77%) CCSE
16 3 (0.77%) HP ASE
16 3 (0.77%) HP MASE
16 3 (0.77%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (12.34%) SLA
2 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.51%) QA
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 93 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 70 (17.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (7.97%) vSphere
4 16 (4.11%) Hyper-V
5 10 (2.57%) XenServer
5 10 (2.57%) iptables
6 9 (2.31%) Postfix
6 9 (2.31%) Terminal Services
6 9 (2.31%) Samba
7 7 (1.80%) VMware ESX
8 4 (1.03%) XenApp
8 4 (1.03%) Snort
9 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 3 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.51%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.51%) Microsoft App-V
10 2 (0.51%) Firmware
11 1 (0.26%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
11 1 (0.26%) NFS
Systems Management
1 29 (7.46%) Puppet
2 26 (6.68%) Opscode Chef
2 26 (6.68%) Salt
3 25 (6.43%) Ansible
4 22 (5.66%) SCCM
5 21 (5.40%) Nagios
6 13 (3.34%) SCOM
6 13 (3.34%) Cisco LMS
6 13 (3.34%) Opsview
7 9 (2.31%) ZABBIX
8 6 (1.54%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.77%) Backup Exec
10 2 (0.51%) WSUS
10 2 (0.51%) Norton AntiVirus
10 2 (0.51%) vMotion
11 1 (0.26%) OPNET
11 1 (0.26%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.26%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.26%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.26%) OpenView
Vendors
1 141 (36.25%) Cisco
2 131 (33.68%) Microsoft
3 127 (32.65%) VMware
4 54 (13.88%) Citrix
5 48 (12.34%) Juniper
6 26 (6.68%) Oracle
7 24 (6.17%) SonicWALL
8 23 (5.91%) CheckPoint
9 19 (4.88%) HP
9 19 (4.88%) Avaya
10 18 (4.63%) Symantec
11 13 (3.34%) Dell
12 10 (2.57%) Red Hat
12 10 (2.57%) Mitel
12 10 (2.57%) Riverbed
13 9 (2.31%) F5
14 8 (2.06%) IBM
15 7 (1.80%) Barracuda Networks
16 6 (1.54%) SolarWinds
17 5 (1.29%) 3PAR
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + training & benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £16000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £80000 - £105000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Professionals in Law
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 per annum + Company Car, Laptop and Phone
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil, Somerset
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £16000.00 - £22000.00 per annum + Bens + OT
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
National Trust
Posted: 9 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Swindon
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 13 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Flexible Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Wiltshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago