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 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 96 82 103
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +21
Permanent jobs citing WAN 167 207 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.11% 3.50% 2.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.09% 17.29% 14.59%
Number of salaries quoted 156 190 125
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,733 £21,000 £23,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £65,000 £58,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
1038 1197 1028
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 19.35% 20.25% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 847 1029 845
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +24 50 £28,000 -42.56% 8
Wiltshire -7 49 £38,750 +12.72% 10
Gloucestershire +7 22 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Dorset +10 14 £37,500 +15.38%
Devon +4 10 £32,500 -4.41%
Somerset -42 9 £35,000 -44.00% 2
Cornwall -15 4 £29,000 +38.09% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 281 (80.52%) LAN
2 205 (58.74%) Cisco
3 169 (48.42%) Windows
4 152 (43.55%) Firewall
5 134 (38.40%) Microsoft
6 129 (36.96%) VMware
7 125 (35.82%) ITIL
8 123 (35.24%) TCP/IP
9 117 (33.52%) Active Directory
10 115 (32.95%) VPN
11 104 (29.80%) VMware Infrastructure
12 100 (28.65%) VoIP
13 89 (25.50%) Linux
14 88 (25.21%) Cisco Certification
15 84 (24.07%) Windows Server
16 79 (22.64%) MS Exchange
17 71 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
18 67 (19.20%) MS Excel
19 64 (18.34%) DNS
19 64 (18.34%) HP
19 64 (18.34%) VLAN
19 64 (18.34%) Windows Server 2012
20 63 (18.05%) Exchange Server 2010
21 62 (17.77%) CCNA
22 61 (17.48%) Data Centre
22 61 (17.48%) Windows 7
23 56 (16.05%) Cisco ASA
24 54 (15.47%) Juniper
25 53 (15.19%) MPLS
26 50 (14.33%) Service Delivery

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 79 (22.64%) MS Exchange
2 63 (18.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 38 (10.89%) Exchange Server 2013
4 25 (7.16%) SharePoint
5 21 (6.02%) Exchange Server 2007
5 21 (6.02%) IIS
6 10 (2.87%) Apache
7 9 (2.58%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.72%) CMS
8 6 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.72%) JBoss
8 6 (1.72%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.86%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.86%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.86%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 67 (19.20%) MS Excel
2 33 (9.46%) MS Office
3 21 (6.02%) MS Visio
4 12 (3.44%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.57%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.57%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 15 (4.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (5.44%) Office 365
2 15 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.01%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.01%) SaaS
5 2 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.29%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 281 (80.52%) LAN
2 152 (43.55%) Firewall
3 123 (35.24%) TCP/IP
4 115 (32.95%) VPN
5 100 (28.65%) VoIP
6 64 (18.34%) DNS
6 64 (18.34%) VLAN
7 56 (16.05%) Cisco ASA
8 53 (15.19%) MPLS
9 49 (14.04%) SAN
10 43 (12.32%) Network Security
10 43 (12.32%) Wireless
11 39 (11.17%) Internet
12 36 (10.32%) ADSL
13 34 (9.74%) DHCP
14 32 (9.17%) SSL
14 32 (9.17%) Wi-Fi
15 25 (7.16%) OSPF
16 22 (6.30%) IP Telephony
17 17 (4.87%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.72%) Apache Accumulo
2 6 (1.72%) Big Data
2 6 (1.72%) Hadoop
2 6 (1.72%) MySQL
3 5 (1.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (0.86%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (3.44%) LoadRunner
2 6 (1.72%) Cucumber
2 6 (1.72%) JIRA
2 6 (1.72%) JUnit
2 6 (1.72%) Selenium
2 6 (1.72%) SpecFlow
3 4 (1.15%) TestNG
4 1 (0.29%) MSI
General
1 41 (11.75%) Finance
2 32 (9.17%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.44%) Multimedia
4 9 (2.58%) Retail
5 7 (2.01%) Banking
6 5 (1.43%) Back Office
6 5 (1.43%) Front Office
6 5 (1.43%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.86%) Advertising
7 3 (0.86%) Legal
8 1 (0.29%) Automotive
8 1 (0.29%) Billing
8 1 (0.29%) Electronics
8 1 (0.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (22.64%) Network Engineer
2 63 (18.05%) Analyst
3 42 (12.03%) Support Engineer
4 37 (10.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 34 (9.74%) 2nd Line Support
6 27 (7.74%) Systems Engineer
7 22 (6.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 22 (6.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 20 (5.73%) Support Analyst
9 19 (5.44%) Senior Systems Engineer
10 16 (4.58%) Architect
10 16 (4.58%) Voice Engineer
11 14 (4.01%) Cisco Engineer
11 14 (4.01%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 12 (3.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
12 12 (3.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.44%) Software Tester
12 12 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
12 12 (3.44%) Test Analyst
12 12 (3.44%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.72%) ELK Stack
1 6 (1.72%) JDBC
1 6 (1.72%) Kafka
2 5 (1.43%) Web Services
3 4 (1.15%) LAMP
3 4 (1.15%) Spring
4 3 (0.86%) HTML
5 1 (0.29%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 61 (17.48%) Data Centre
2 24 (6.88%) IVR
3 23 (6.59%) Clustering
4 21 (6.02%) EqualLogic
5 20 (5.73%) Management Information System
6 19 (5.44%) Driving Licence
7 18 (5.16%) EPoS
7 18 (5.16%) Video Conferencing
8 16 (4.58%) Replication
9 14 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (3.15%) Handset
11 10 (2.87%) Computer Science
12 9 (2.58%) Blackberry
13 8 (2.29%) Security Operations Centre
14 6 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (1.72%) Fat Client
14 6 (1.72%) Hybrid Cloud
14 6 (1.72%) Thin Client
15 5 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 5 (1.43%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 169 (48.42%) Windows
2 89 (25.50%) Linux
3 84 (24.07%) Windows Server
4 71 (20.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 64 (18.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (17.48%) Windows 7
7 49 (14.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 32 (9.17%) Windows 8
9 28 (8.02%) Unix
10 15 (4.30%) Windows 10
10 15 (4.30%) Windows Vista
11 8 (2.29%) CentOS
12 6 (1.72%) Android
12 6 (1.72%) Windows XP
13 5 (1.43%) AIX
14 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.57%) Solaris
16 1 (0.29%) Debian
16 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (35.82%) ITIL
2 50 (14.33%) Service Delivery
3 40 (11.46%) PRINCE2
4 38 (10.89%) Load Balancing
5 36 (10.32%) Project Management
6 29 (8.31%) Disaster Recovery
7 24 (6.88%) Virtual Environments
8 22 (6.30%) ITIL V3
9 21 (6.02%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (6.02%) Problem Management
10 20 (5.73%) Capacity Planning
11 17 (4.87%) Business Continuity
11 17 (4.87%) Time Management
12 16 (4.58%) Mentoring
12 16 (4.58%) Network Design
13 15 (4.30%) Database Tuning
13 15 (4.30%) ERP
13 15 (4.30%) High Availability
13 15 (4.30%) Performance Monitoring
14 14 (4.01%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (13.47%) SQL
2 20 (5.73%) PowerShell
3 18 (5.16%) Java
4 14 (4.01%) C++
5 12 (3.44%) C#
6 7 (2.01%) Bash Shell
6 7 (2.01%) Perl
6 7 (2.01%) Ruby
7 6 (1.72%) PHP
7 6 (1.72%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.86%) Python
8 3 (0.86%) VB
9 2 (0.57%) C
9 2 (0.57%) VC++
Qualifications
1 88 (25.21%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (17.77%) CCNA
3 42 (12.03%) CCNP
3 42 (12.03%) Security Cleared
4 38 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 26 (7.45%) SC Cleared
6 21 (6.02%) Degree
7 20 (5.73%) MCSE
8 19 (5.44%) CCDP
9 17 (4.87%) DV Cleared
9 17 (4.87%) ITIL Certification
10 16 (4.58%) MCP
10 16 (4.58%) MCSA
11 14 (4.01%) A+ Certification
12 13 (3.72%) Network+ Certification
13 12 (3.44%) ISEB
13 12 (3.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 11 (3.15%) CCIE
15 10 (2.87%) MCITP
16 9 (2.58%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (13.47%) SLA
2 3 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.86%) QA
System Software
1 117 (33.52%) Active Directory
2 104 (29.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (9.74%) Hyper-V
4 32 (9.17%) XenApp
5 13 (3.72%) Terminal Services
6 12 (3.44%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.58%) Firmware
8 6 (1.72%) Apache Flume
8 6 (1.72%) ISA Server
8 6 (1.72%) vSphere
9 4 (1.15%) VMware ESX
10 3 (0.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.86%) NFS
10 3 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.57%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 1 (0.29%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.29%) vCloud
12 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (6.88%) SCOM
2 19 (5.44%) Foglight
3 14 (4.01%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (4.01%) Cisco UCCE
3 14 (4.01%) Cisco UCCX
3 14 (4.01%) Norton AntiVirus
4 11 (3.15%) SCCM
5 10 (2.87%) Backup Exec
6 8 (2.29%) Tivoli
7 6 (1.72%) FortiGate
7 6 (1.72%) Kibana
7 6 (1.72%) logstash
8 5 (1.43%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.86%) MOM
9 3 (0.86%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
10 2 (0.57%) Puppet
11 1 (0.29%) Ansible
11 1 (0.29%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 205 (58.74%) Cisco
2 134 (38.40%) Microsoft
3 129 (36.96%) VMware
4 64 (18.34%) HP
5 54 (15.47%) Juniper
6 46 (13.18%) Citrix
7 43 (12.32%) CheckPoint
8 41 (11.75%) Dell
8 41 (11.75%) WatchGuard
9 36 (10.32%) Veeam
10 34 (9.74%) EMC
11 32 (9.17%) NetApp
12 23 (6.59%) Avaya
12 23 (6.59%) Fortinet
12 23 (6.59%) Symantec
13 19 (5.44%) IBM
13 19 (5.44%) Kaseya
13 19 (5.44%) Kaspersky
14 15 (4.30%) Aruba
14 15 (4.30%) Intel
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