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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 92 90 122
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +32
Permanent jobs citing WAN 151 183 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.86% 3.15% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.18% 16.87% 12.18%
Number of salaries quoted 134 148 114
Median salary £35,000 £38,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.49% +2.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +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
1065 1085 1018
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.15% 18.70% 17.34%
Number of salaries quoted 896 910 799
Median salary £38,000 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 25 May 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 25 May 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
Somerset +5 33 £37,500 -11.76%
Bristol -12 29 £45,000 -21.05% 9
Wiltshire -19 24 £34,000 -18.07% 2
Cornwall -4 23 £32,500 +54.76%
Gloucestershire +4 22 £42,500 +2.40% 5
Dorset +14 9 £37,500 +28.20% 1
Devon -12 6 £17,500 -46.96% 2
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 263 (79.46%) LAN
2 175 (52.87%) Cisco
3 154 (46.53%) Firewall
4 150 (45.32%) Windows
5 126 (38.07%) ITIL
5 126 (38.07%) VMware
6 124 (37.46%) Microsoft
7 107 (32.33%) Active Directory
8 104 (31.42%) TCP/IP
9 89 (26.89%) VMware Infrastructure
10 87 (26.28%) VPN
10 87 (26.28%) MS Exchange
11 82 (24.77%) Windows Server
12 80 (24.17%) VLAN
13 77 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
14 73 (22.05%) Linux
15 70 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2010
16 68 (20.54%) VoIP
17 63 (19.03%) Windows Server 2008
18 62 (18.73%) Windows 7
19 61 (18.43%) MS Excel
20 60 (18.13%) Citrix
21 58 (17.52%) HP
22 57 (17.22%) CCNA
23 56 (16.92%) SAN
24 53 (16.01%) DNS
24 53 (16.01%) Windows Server 2012
25 52 (15.71%) SQL Server
26 51 (15.41%) SQL
27 49 (14.80%) Finance

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 87 (26.28%) MS Exchange
2 70 (21.15%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (11.18%) SharePoint
5 24 (7.25%) Apache
6 13 (3.93%) CMS
6 13 (3.93%) Tomcat
7 12 (3.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.81%) IBM Notes
8 6 (1.81%) JBoss
9 5 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (1.51%) IBM Domino
10 4 (1.21%) IIS
10 4 (1.21%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.21%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 61 (18.43%) MS Excel
2 25 (7.55%) MS Office
3 18 (5.44%) MS Visio
4 6 (1.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.60%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 20 (6.04%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (6.04%) Office 365
2 13 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (3.63%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (2.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 263 (79.46%) LAN
2 154 (46.53%) Firewall
3 104 (31.42%) TCP/IP
4 87 (26.28%) VPN
5 80 (24.17%) VLAN
6 68 (20.54%) VoIP
7 56 (16.92%) SAN
8 53 (16.01%) DNS
9 47 (14.20%) MPLS
10 45 (13.60%) Wireless
11 41 (12.39%) Wi-Fi
12 38 (11.48%) Cisco ASA
13 36 (10.88%) Network Security
14 32 (9.67%) Internet
15 31 (9.37%) OSPF
16 29 (8.76%) DHCP
16 29 (8.76%) IP Telephony
17 28 (8.46%) SSL
18 27 (8.16%) EIGRP
19 26 (7.85%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (15.71%) SQL Server
2 23 (6.95%) MySQL
3 6 (1.81%) Apache Accumulo
3 6 (1.81%) Big Data
3 6 (1.81%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.60%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (2.11%) LoadRunner
2 6 (1.81%) Cucumber
2 6 (1.81%) JIRA
2 6 (1.81%) JUnit
2 6 (1.81%) Selenium
2 6 (1.81%) SpecFlow
3 4 (1.21%) TestNG
4 1 (0.30%) MSI
General
1 49 (14.80%) Finance
2 40 (12.08%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.63%) Multimedia
4 9 (2.72%) Retail
5 6 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.21%) Advertising
7 3 (0.91%) Banking
8 1 (0.30%) Automotive
8 1 (0.30%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
8 1 (0.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 64 (19.34%) Network Engineer
2 57 (17.22%) Analyst
3 35 (10.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 33 (9.97%) Systems Engineer
5 32 (9.67%) Support Engineer
6 30 (9.06%) 2nd Line Support
7 29 (8.76%) Administrator
8 25 (7.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 22 (6.65%) Systems Administrator
10 19 (5.74%) Architect
10 19 (5.74%) Solutions Architect
11 17 (5.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 16 (4.83%) Linux Administrator
12 16 (4.83%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 15 (4.53%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 15 (4.53%) IT Engineer
13 15 (4.53%) Telecoms Administrator
14 14 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 14 (4.23%) Network Analyst
14 14 (4.23%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (5.44%) LAMP
2 6 (1.81%) ELK Stack
2 6 (1.81%) JDBC
2 6 (1.81%) Kafka
2 6 (1.81%) Web Services
3 4 (1.21%) Spring
4 3 (0.91%) .NET
4 3 (0.91%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.30%) COM
5 1 (0.30%) HTML
5 1 (0.30%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.90%) Data Centre
2 30 (9.06%) EqualLogic
3 20 (6.04%) EPoS
3 20 (6.04%) IVR
3 20 (6.04%) Management Information System
4 17 (5.14%) Driving Licence
5 16 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (3.63%) Video Conferencing
7 8 (2.42%) Replication
7 8 (2.42%) Security Operations Centre
8 7 (2.11%) Clustering
8 7 (2.11%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.81%) Blackberry
9 6 (1.81%) Cyberthreat
9 6 (1.81%) Fat Client
9 6 (1.81%) Handset
9 6 (1.81%) Thin Client
10 5 (1.51%) Wiki
11 3 (0.91%) Internet of Things
11 3 (0.91%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 150 (45.32%) Windows
2 82 (24.77%) Windows Server
3 73 (22.05%) Linux
4 63 (19.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (18.73%) Windows 7
6 53 (16.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 45 (13.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 31 (9.37%) Windows 8
9 22 (6.65%) Unix
10 15 (4.53%) Windows 10
11 14 (4.23%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.81%) CentOS
13 5 (1.51%) Windows XP
14 4 (1.21%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.60%) Solaris
16 1 (0.30%) Debian
16 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
16 1 (0.30%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (38.07%) ITIL
2 45 (13.60%) Service Delivery
3 37 (11.18%) PRINCE2
3 37 (11.18%) Project Management
4 27 (8.16%) Continuous Improvement
5 23 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 23 (6.95%) Problem Management
6 22 (6.65%) Load Balancing
6 22 (6.65%) Time Management
7 20 (6.04%) Database Tuning
7 20 (6.04%) ERP
7 20 (6.04%) Performance Monitoring
8 19 (5.74%) Presales
9 18 (5.44%) Capacity Planning
10 16 (4.83%) Mentoring
11 15 (4.53%) Network Design
12 12 (3.63%) Configuration Management
12 12 (3.63%) Validation
13 11 (3.32%) ITIL V3
14 10 (3.02%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.41%) SQL
2 22 (6.65%) Perl
3 21 (6.34%) PHP
4 13 (3.93%) Java
5 12 (3.63%) PowerShell
6 9 (2.72%) C++
7 7 (2.11%) Bash Shell
7 7 (2.11%) C#
7 7 (2.11%) Ruby
8 6 (1.81%) VB
9 3 (0.91%) Python
10 2 (0.60%) C
10 2 (0.60%) VC++
11 1 (0.30%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 77 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (17.22%) CCNA
3 45 (13.60%) CCNP
4 30 (9.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (7.55%) ITIL Certification
6 21 (6.34%) Security Cleared
7 17 (5.14%) Degree
7 17 (5.14%) MCSA
8 15 (4.53%) SC Cleared
9 14 (4.23%) A+ Certification
9 14 (4.23%) CCDP
10 13 (3.93%) Network+ Certification
11 8 (2.42%) CCSA
11 8 (2.42%) DV Cleared
11 8 (2.42%) MCSE
12 7 (2.11%) CCSE
12 7 (2.11%) CCVP
12 7 (2.11%) ISEB
13 6 (1.81%) CCDA
13 6 (1.81%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (11.78%) SLA
2 5 (1.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.30%) QA
System Software
1 107 (32.33%) Active Directory
2 89 (26.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (13.90%) Hyper-V
4 44 (13.29%) XenApp
5 12 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (2.42%) Firmware
7 7 (2.11%) vSphere
8 6 (1.81%) Apache Flume
8 6 (1.81%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.51%) ISA Server
10 4 (1.21%) NFS
11 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 3 (0.91%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.91%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.30%) iptables
12 1 (0.30%) Squid
12 1 (0.30%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.30%) Xen
Systems Management
1 31 (9.37%) SCOM
2 25 (7.55%) Foglight
3 14 (4.23%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (4.23%) Cisco UCCE
3 14 (4.23%) Cisco UCCX
4 11 (3.32%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (3.32%) SCCM
5 6 (1.81%) FortiGate
5 6 (1.81%) Kibana
5 6 (1.81%) logstash
6 3 (0.91%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.91%) MOM
6 3 (0.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.60%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.60%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.60%) Puppet
8 1 (0.30%) Ansible
8 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.30%) cPanel
8 1 (0.30%) WSUS
Vendors
1 175 (52.87%) Cisco
2 126 (38.07%) VMware
3 124 (37.46%) Microsoft
4 60 (18.13%) Citrix
5 58 (17.52%) HP
6 42 (12.69%) NetApp
7 40 (12.08%) Dell
8 38 (11.48%) WatchGuard
9 37 (11.18%) EMC
9 37 (11.18%) Juniper
10 30 (9.06%) Veeam
11 29 (8.76%) CheckPoint
12 25 (7.55%) Fortinet
12 25 (7.55%) Kaseya
12 25 (7.55%) Kaspersky
13 15 (4.53%) Aruba
13 15 (4.53%) Intel
14 13 (3.93%) Avaya
14 13 (3.93%) Nokia
14 13 (3.93%) Symantec
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