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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 90 117 106
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 172 147 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.29% 2.56% 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.66% 13.59% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 141 137 152
Median salary £34,500 £37,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +4.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,550 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
922 1082 1100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.63% 18.83% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 758 954 926
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £55,450
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South West region over the 3 months to 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol +17 46 £42,500 -1.16% 7
Wiltshire +2 32 £28,000 -13.84% 2
Devon +2 27 £37,500 +7.14%
Gloucestershire -11 24 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Somerset +7 16 £38,500 +5.47% 3
Cornwall +2 13 £24,750 +5.31%
Dorset +10 12 £28,500 -12.30% 2
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South West region with a requirement for WAN.

1 348 (90.86%) LAN
2 215 (56.14%) Windows
3 177 (46.21%) Cisco
4 154 (40.21%) Firewall
5 147 (38.38%) VMware
6 143 (37.34%) Active Directory
7 122 (31.85%) Microsoft
8 120 (31.33%) ITIL
9 116 (30.29%) Windows Server
10 113 (29.50%) VMware Infrastructure
11 103 (26.89%) Linux
12 102 (26.63%) TCP/IP
13 101 (26.37%) VPN
14 90 (23.50%) Cisco Certification
15 88 (22.98%) MS Exchange
16 82 (21.41%) MS Excel
17 79 (20.63%) Security Cleared
18 76 (19.84%) Windows Server 2012
19 72 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
20 69 (18.02%) SQL Server
21 68 (17.75%) VoIP
22 65 (16.97%) DNS
23 62 (16.19%) CCNA
23 62 (16.19%) Network Security
24 61 (15.93%) Data Centre
25 57 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
26 55 (14.36%) DHCP
27 53 (13.84%) VLAN
28 49 (12.79%) SC Cleared
29 48 (12.53%) Cisco ASA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 88 (22.98%) MS Exchange
2 41 (10.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 41 (10.70%) IIS
3 28 (7.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 27 (7.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 22 (5.74%) SharePoint
6 21 (5.48%) Apache
7 9 (2.35%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (1.83%) Skype for Business
9 6 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.26%) CloudStack
11 1 (0.26%) CMS
11 1 (0.26%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.26%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.26%) Moodle
11 1 (0.26%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (0.26%) OpenStack
Applications
1 82 (21.41%) MS Excel
2 46 (12.01%) MS Office
3 12 (3.13%) MS Visio
4 8 (2.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (1.04%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.31%) OpenText MBPM
1 5 (1.31%) Visualfiles
2 3 (0.78%) Infor CRM
2 3 (0.78%) Line 500
2 3 (0.78%) Sage 1000
3 2 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.87%) Office 365
2 7 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (1.04%) IaaS
3 4 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.78%) SaaS
5 2 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 348 (90.86%) LAN
2 154 (40.21%) Firewall
3 102 (26.63%) TCP/IP
4 101 (26.37%) VPN
5 68 (17.75%) VoIP
6 65 (16.97%) DNS
7 62 (16.19%) Network Security
8 55 (14.36%) DHCP
9 53 (13.84%) VLAN
10 48 (12.53%) Cisco ASA
11 39 (10.18%) MPLS
12 38 (9.92%) Internet
12 38 (9.92%) WLAN
13 33 (8.62%) Wi-Fi
14 31 (8.09%) Ethernet
14 31 (8.09%) Wireless
15 30 (7.83%) ADSL
15 30 (7.83%) SAN
16 24 (6.27%) SMTP
16 24 (6.27%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (18.02%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (1.83%) Big Data
4 6 (1.57%) Hadoop
4 6 (1.57%) Relational Database
4 6 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.31%) MySQL
6 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 4 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (1.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (0.78%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
7 3 (0.78%) IDOL
8 1 (0.26%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (1.83%) LoadRunner
2 3 (0.78%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.52%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.26%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 27 (7.05%) Finance
2 25 (6.53%) Telecoms
3 9 (2.35%) Retail
4 8 (2.09%) Back Office
5 6 (1.57%) Automotive
5 6 (1.57%) Front Office
5 6 (1.57%) Legal
5 6 (1.57%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.04%) Advertising
6 4 (1.04%) Military
7 2 (0.52%) Electronics
7 2 (0.52%) Law
7 2 (0.52%) Marketing
8 1 (0.26%) Banking
8 1 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 73 (19.06%) Support Engineer
2 72 (18.80%) Network Engineer
3 43 (11.23%) Analyst
4 41 (10.70%) IT Support
5 40 (10.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 39 (10.18%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 35 (9.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 31 (8.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 30 (7.83%) Cisco Engineer
9 30 (7.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 29 (7.57%) IT Engineer
11 25 (6.53%) Consultant
11 25 (6.53%) Support Analyst
12 24 (6.27%) IT Support Engineer
12 24 (6.27%) Technical Consultant
13 21 (5.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 19 (4.96%) IT Technician
14 19 (4.96%) Network Manager
15 18 (4.70%) Desktop Engineer
16 17 (4.44%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (4.44%) .NET
2 4 (1.04%) ASP.NET
3 3 (0.78%) CAdES
3 3 (0.78%) PAdES
3 3 (0.78%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (0.78%) XAdES
4 2 (0.52%) CSS
4 2 (0.52%) MAPI
5 1 (0.26%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.26%) Ajax
5 1 (0.26%) Doctrine
5 1 (0.26%) HTML
5 1 (0.26%) jQuery
5 1 (0.26%) LAMP
5 1 (0.26%) Symfony
5 1 (0.26%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 61 (15.93%) Data Centre
2 39 (10.18%) Driving Licence
3 24 (6.27%) Clustering
4 23 (6.01%) Replication
5 19 (4.96%) Cybercrime
5 19 (4.96%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (3.39%) NHS
7 12 (3.13%) Statistics
8 11 (2.87%) EPoS
9 9 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (1.83%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.83%) Thin Client
10 7 (1.83%) Visualisation
11 6 (1.57%) ASIC
11 6 (1.57%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 6 (1.57%) Handset
11 6 (1.57%) IVR
12 5 (1.31%) Management Information System
13 3 (0.78%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 215 (56.14%) Windows
2 116 (30.29%) Windows Server
3 103 (26.89%) Linux
4 76 (19.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 72 (18.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 48 (12.53%) Windows 7
7 42 (10.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (10.70%) Windows 8
9 31 (8.09%) Unix
9 31 (8.09%) Windows 10
10 16 (4.18%) Windows XP
11 15 (3.92%) Windows Vista
12 12 (3.13%) CentOS
13 10 (2.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (2.09%) Android
15 6 (1.57%) Windows 2000
16 4 (1.04%) AIX
17 3 (0.78%) Ubuntu
18 1 (0.26%) HPUX
18 1 (0.26%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (31.33%) ITIL
2 43 (11.23%) Service Delivery
3 38 (9.92%) Load Balancing
4 37 (9.66%) Service Management
5 32 (8.36%) PRINCE2
5 32 (8.36%) Project Management
6 26 (6.79%) Business Continuity
6 26 (6.79%) Problem Management
7 25 (6.53%) Migration
8 23 (6.01%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (4.96%) High Availability
9 19 (4.96%) ITIL V3
10 18 (4.70%) Network Management
11 17 (4.44%) DevOps
11 17 (4.44%) Infrastructure Management
11 17 (4.44%) Server Building
12 15 (3.92%) Integration Testing
13 14 (3.66%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (3.39%) Data Security
15 12 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 33 (8.62%) SQL
2 21 (5.48%) Java
2 21 (5.48%) PowerShell
3 15 (3.92%) C#
4 10 (2.61%) Python
4 10 (2.61%) Shell Script
5 9 (2.35%) Perl
6 7 (1.83%) C++
7 4 (1.04%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.52%) C
9 1 (0.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 90 (23.50%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (20.63%) Security Cleared
3 62 (16.19%) CCNA
4 57 (14.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 49 (12.79%) SC Cleared
6 48 (12.53%) CCNP
7 37 (9.66%) DV Cleared
8 33 (8.62%) MCP
9 29 (7.57%) MCSE
10 28 (7.31%) Degree
11 25 (6.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 21 (5.48%) MCITP
13 18 (4.70%) CCIE
14 17 (4.44%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
15 16 (4.18%) MCSA
16 10 (2.61%) CCDP
17 8 (2.09%) A+ Certification
17 8 (2.09%) Network+ Certification
18 7 (1.83%) CCSP
18 7 (1.83%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.09%) SLA
2 6 (1.57%) QA
3 3 (0.78%) BS7799
4 2 (0.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 143 (37.34%) Active Directory
2 113 (29.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (7.05%) Hyper-V
4 19 (4.96%) VMware ESX
5 17 (4.44%) Terminal Services
6 9 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.09%) Virtual Servers
7 8 (2.09%) XenApp
8 7 (1.83%) Firmware
8 7 (1.83%) vSphere
9 5 (1.31%) KVM
10 3 (0.78%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.26%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.26%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.26%) NFS
12 1 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.26%) Xen
12 1 (0.26%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (5.48%) Backup Exec
2 14 (3.66%) Tivoli
3 12 (3.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 8 (2.09%) FortiGate
5 7 (1.83%) Cisco Prime
6 6 (1.57%) WSUS
7 5 (1.31%) SCCM
8 3 (0.78%) Puppet
8 3 (0.78%) Rundeck
8 3 (0.78%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.52%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.26%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.26%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.26%) HP SIM
10 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.26%) MOM
10 1 (0.26%) SCOM
10 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 177 (46.21%) Cisco
2 147 (38.38%) VMware
3 122 (31.85%) Microsoft
4 46 (12.01%) HP
5 44 (11.49%) Juniper
6 33 (8.62%) Veeam
7 31 (8.09%) CheckPoint
7 31 (8.09%) WatchGuard
8 29 (7.57%) Symantec
9 28 (7.31%) Citrix
10 23 (6.01%) Dell
11 19 (4.96%) IBM
12 18 (4.70%) Brocade
12 18 (4.70%) ProCurve
12 18 (4.70%) Veritas
13 17 (4.44%) Draytek
13 17 (4.44%) SonicWALL
13 17 (4.44%) ZyXEL
14 15 (3.92%) Avaya
15 14 (3.66%) EMC
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