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

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 88 117 83
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -34
Permanent jobs citing WAN 191 127 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.10% 2.19% 3.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.98% 12.74% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 159 118 138
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,500 £24,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £50,000 £57,450
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1062 997 1062
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.23% 17.21% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 897 780 900
Average salary £37,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £27,127
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +31 51 £39,000 -0.63% 8
Bristol +10 48 £45,000 +38.46% 4
Devon +9 38 £33,000 +78.37% 3
Gloucestershire -6 22 £42,500 +34.92% 2
Cornwall - 15 £21,000 - 2
Somerset +7 11 £26,000 -35.00% 1
Dorset -30 8 £35,500 +1.42%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 306 (85.96%) LAN
2 207 (58.15%) Windows
3 165 (46.35%) Cisco
4 151 (42.42%) Firewall
5 146 (41.01%) Microsoft
6 131 (36.80%) Cisco Certification
7 116 (32.58%) VMware
8 115 (32.30%) Active Directory
9 110 (30.90%) CCNA
10 101 (28.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 99 (27.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 93 (26.12%) TCP/IP
13 86 (24.16%) MS Exchange
14 78 (21.91%) Windows Server 2012
15 70 (19.66%) VPN
16 69 (19.38%) VMware Infrastructure
17 67 (18.82%) Juniper
18 66 (18.54%) Windows Server 2003
19 60 (16.85%) Citrix
20 57 (16.01%) ITIL
21 56 (15.73%) Security Cleared
21 56 (15.73%) Lync
22 54 (15.17%) SQL
23 52 (14.61%) MPLS
24 50 (14.04%) MS Excel
25 49 (13.76%) SCCM
26 48 (13.48%) WLAN
26 48 (13.48%) MS Office
27 44 (12.36%) SQL Server
28 43 (12.08%) CheckPoint

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 86 (24.16%) MS Exchange
2 56 (15.73%) Lync
3 35 (9.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (8.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 27 (7.58%) IIS
6 24 (6.74%) Apache
7 23 (6.46%) SharePoint
8 20 (5.62%) nginx
9 18 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (2.53%) CMS
12 8 (2.25%) MediaWiki
12 8 (2.25%) Confluence
13 6 (1.69%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.84%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.56%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
15 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 50 (14.04%) MS Excel
2 48 (13.48%) MS Office
3 13 (3.65%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.84%) MS Project
5 2 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.34%) Office 365
2 10 (2.81%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.84%) Google Apps
4 2 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 306 (85.96%) LAN
2 151 (42.42%) Firewall
3 93 (26.12%) TCP/IP
4 70 (19.66%) VPN
5 52 (14.61%) MPLS
6 48 (13.48%) WLAN
7 39 (10.96%) Network Security
8 38 (10.67%) SAN
9 36 (10.11%) VoIP
10 31 (8.71%) DHCP
11 30 (8.43%) DNS
11 30 (8.43%) Wireless
12 29 (8.15%) VLAN
13 27 (7.58%) Cisco ASA
14 23 (6.46%) SSL
15 19 (5.34%) ADSL
16 17 (4.78%) Internet
16 17 (4.78%) NetScaler
17 15 (4.21%) BGP
17 15 (4.21%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (12.36%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (3.93%) MySQL
4 9 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
6 7 (1.97%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 27 (7.58%) Jenkins
2 26 (7.30%) Hudson
3 14 (3.93%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.25%) Subversion
4 8 (2.25%) JIRA
5 5 (1.40%) Rational Performance Tester
6 1 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.28%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.28%) LoadRunner
General
1 35 (9.83%) Telecoms
2 29 (8.15%) Finance
3 8 (2.25%) Advertising
4 6 (1.69%) Banking
5 4 (1.12%) Back Office
6 2 (0.56%) Military
7 1 (0.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.28%) Retail
7 1 (0.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 78 (21.91%) Network Engineer
2 49 (13.76%) Support Engineer
3 31 (8.71%) Consultant
4 29 (8.15%) 2nd Line Support
5 26 (7.30%) DevOps Engineer
6 22 (6.18%) Analyst
7 21 (5.90%) IT Support
8 20 (5.62%) Administrator
9 18 (5.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 17 (4.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
10 17 (4.78%) Architect
11 16 (4.49%) Linux DevOps Engineer
12 15 (4.21%) Support Analyst
12 15 (4.21%) Project Engineer
13 14 (3.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 13 (3.65%) 3rd Line Support
15 11 (3.09%) IT Support Engineer
16 10 (2.81%) SQL DBA
16 10 (2.81%) DBA
16 10 (2.81%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (3.65%) LAMP
2 8 (2.25%) .NET
3 4 (1.12%) HTML
3 4 (1.12%) Middleware
4 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.56%) COM
5 1 (0.28%) CSS
5 1 (0.28%) J2EE
5 1 (0.28%) Ajax
5 1 (0.28%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (4.49%) Clustering
2 15 (4.21%) Video Conferencing
3 12 (3.37%) Computer Science
4 9 (2.53%) PDA
4 9 (2.53%) CCTV
5 8 (2.25%) Statistics
5 8 (2.25%) Wiki
6 5 (1.40%) Fat Client
6 5 (1.40%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.40%) Handset
6 5 (1.40%) Thin Client
7 3 (0.84%) Blackberry
7 3 (0.84%) Mathematics
7 3 (0.84%) EqualLogic
7 3 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.56%) Open Source
8 2 (0.56%) CMDB
9 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.28%) EPoS
9 1 (0.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 207 (58.15%) Windows
2 99 (27.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 78 (21.91%) Windows Server 2012
4 66 (18.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 42 (11.80%) Linux
6 28 (7.87%) Windows 7
7 25 (7.02%) UNIX
8 21 (5.90%) Windows Vista
9 15 (4.21%) Debian
9 15 (4.21%) Ubuntu
9 15 (4.21%) CentOS
10 7 (1.97%) Solaris
11 6 (1.69%) Windows XP
11 6 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 5 (1.40%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.12%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.84%) AIX
15 2 (0.56%) Android
15 2 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (16.01%) ITIL
2 37 (10.39%) Project Management
3 29 (8.15%) Migration
4 28 (7.87%) Network Design
4 28 (7.87%) DevOps
5 27 (7.58%) Configuration Management
6 26 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (6.74%) Load Balancing
8 20 (5.62%) Change Control
9 18 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (4.78%) Service Delivery
11 16 (4.49%) Service Management
11 16 (4.49%) ITIL V3
12 14 (3.93%) Build Automation
12 14 (3.93%) Network Monitoring
13 12 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
14 11 (3.09%) Business Continuity
15 10 (2.81%) Change Management
16 9 (2.53%) PRINCE2
16 9 (2.53%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 54 (15.17%) SQL
2 29 (8.15%) Perl
2 29 (8.15%) Bash Shell
3 25 (7.02%) Ruby
3 25 (7.02%) Python
4 21 (5.90%) PHP
5 14 (3.93%) C
6 12 (3.37%) Java
7 5 (1.40%) PowerShell
8 3 (0.84%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.84%) VB
9 2 (0.56%) C#
9 2 (0.56%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.28%) AWK
10 1 (0.28%) Embedded C
10 1 (0.28%) Embedded C++
10 1 (0.28%) C++
Qualifications
1 131 (36.80%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (30.90%) CCNA
3 101 (28.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 56 (15.73%) Security Cleared
5 42 (11.80%) CCNP
6 39 (10.96%) MCITP
6 39 (10.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 38 (10.67%) SC Cleared
8 36 (10.11%) MCSE
9 27 (7.58%) MCSA
10 26 (7.30%) Degree
11 25 (7.02%) MCP
12 17 (4.78%) CCA
12 17 (4.78%) Citrix Certification
13 15 (4.21%) A+ Certification
13 15 (4.21%) Network+ Certification
14 13 (3.65%) DV Cleared
15 9 (2.53%) CCEA
15 9 (2.53%) VCP4
15 9 (2.53%) CCEE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.02%) SLA
2 4 (1.12%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 115 (32.30%) Active Directory
2 69 (19.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 37 (10.39%) vSphere
4 27 (7.58%) Hyper-V
5 17 (4.78%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (4.78%) XenDesktop
6 14 (3.93%) Samba
7 13 (3.65%) XenApp
8 10 (2.81%) VMware ESX
9 9 (2.53%) XenServer
10 8 (2.25%) Postfix
10 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 8 (2.25%) iptables
11 7 (1.97%) Firmware
12 6 (1.69%) Terminal Services
13 4 (1.12%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 49 (13.76%) SCCM
2 27 (7.58%) Puppet
3 25 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (7.02%) Salt
4 22 (6.18%) SCOM
5 19 (5.34%) SCVMM
6 18 (5.06%) Ansible
7 9 (2.53%) Backup Exec
7 9 (2.53%) Nagios
8 8 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (2.25%) ZABBIX
9 5 (1.40%) vMotion
10 3 (0.84%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 2 (0.56%) OpenView
11 2 (0.56%) OPNET
11 2 (0.56%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.56%) CA Spectrum
12 1 (0.28%) SCDPM
12 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 165 (46.35%) Cisco
2 146 (41.01%) Microsoft
3 116 (32.58%) VMware
4 67 (18.82%) Juniper
5 60 (16.85%) Citrix
6 43 (12.08%) CheckPoint
7 41 (11.52%) Avaya
8 38 (10.67%) HP
9 26 (7.30%) F5
10 23 (6.46%) Dell
11 20 (5.62%) Riverbed
12 18 (5.06%) IBM
13 13 (3.65%) McAfee
14 10 (2.81%) AppSense
14 10 (2.81%) Barracuda Networks
15 9 (2.53%) SolarWinds
15 9 (2.53%) Symantec
15 9 (2.53%) Red Hat
15 9 (2.53%) EMC
16 8 (2.25%) CA
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