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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 92 115 91
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -24
Permanent jobs citing WAN 166 117 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.80% 2.13% 2.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.55% 12.65% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 150 88 138
Average salary £35,250 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.23% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £19,000 £24,850
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,200 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
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
946 925 1179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 15.96% 16.86% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 821 700 996
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,650 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 January 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 29 January 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
Devon +28 42 £35,000 -10.25% 6
Wiltshire +16 39 £37,500 - 7
Bristol -24 30 £40,750 +25.38% 7
Gloucestershire -6 18 £33,750 -10.00% 9
Dorset -10 16 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Somerset +9 10 £62,500 +15.74% 2
Cornwall - 10 £35,000 - 3
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

1 284 (82.80%) LAN
2 204 (59.48%) Windows
3 160 (46.65%) Cisco
4 145 (42.27%) Microsoft
5 131 (38.19%) Firewall
6 119 (34.69%) Active Directory
7 107 (31.20%) VMware
8 105 (30.61%) MS Exchange
9 103 (30.03%) Cisco Certification
9 103 (30.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 82 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 79 (23.03%) CCNA
12 75 (21.87%) TCP/IP
13 73 (21.28%) ITIL
14 70 (20.41%) VPN
15 69 (20.12%) Lync
16 64 (18.66%) VMware Infrastructure
17 60 (17.49%) Security Cleared
17 60 (17.49%) Avaya
18 56 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
19 55 (16.03%) Juniper
20 54 (15.74%) MCITP
21 51 (14.87%) Windows Server 2012
22 50 (14.58%) CheckPoint
23 49 (14.29%) MS Excel
24 48 (13.99%) MS Office
24 48 (13.99%) SQL
25 47 (13.70%) Citrix
25 47 (13.70%) SC Cleared
26 46 (13.41%) WLAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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
1 105 (30.61%) MS Exchange
2 69 (20.12%) Lync
3 33 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (5.83%) Exchange Server 2007
5 19 (5.54%) CMS
6 17 (4.96%) IIS
6 17 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (4.08%) SharePoint
8 10 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (2.04%) nginx
10 7 (2.04%) Confluence
10 7 (2.04%) MediaWiki
10 7 (2.04%) Apache
11 2 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.29%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.29%) WordPress
12 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 49 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 48 (13.99%) MS Office
3 7 (2.04%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.29%) Magento
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.92%) Office 365
2 2 (0.58%) SaaS
3 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 284 (82.80%) LAN
2 131 (38.19%) Firewall
3 75 (21.87%) TCP/IP
4 70 (20.41%) VPN
5 46 (13.41%) WLAN
6 45 (13.12%) Network Security
7 42 (12.24%) SAN
8 40 (11.66%) MPLS
9 37 (10.79%) VoIP
9 37 (10.79%) DHCP
10 31 (9.04%) DNS
11 23 (6.71%) Internet
12 22 (6.41%) BGP
12 22 (6.41%) VLAN
13 19 (5.54%) Wireless
14 17 (4.96%) EIGRP
14 17 (4.96%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (4.66%) Unified Communications
15 16 (4.66%) NetScaler
15 16 (4.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.37%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.21%) MySQL
4 9 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (1.75%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (3.79%) Jenkins
1 13 (3.79%) Hudson
2 10 (2.92%) Rational Performance Tester
3 7 (2.04%) JIRA
3 7 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 7 (2.04%) Subversion
4 2 (0.58%) LoadRunner
5 1 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
General
1 40 (11.66%) Finance
2 28 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 12 (3.50%) Banking
4 8 (2.33%) Advertising
5 2 (0.58%) Electronics
5 2 (0.58%) Law
5 2 (0.58%) Billing
6 1 (0.29%) Retail
6 1 (0.29%) Marketing
6 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 51 (14.87%) Support Engineer
2 42 (12.24%) Network Engineer
3 34 (9.91%) Project Engineer
4 33 (9.62%) Consultant
5 26 (7.58%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 24 (7.00%) Analyst
7 20 (5.83%) IT Support
7 20 (5.83%) Architect
7 20 (5.83%) Technical Support
7 20 (5.83%) 2nd Line Support
7 20 (5.83%) Technical Engineer
8 19 (5.54%) Designer
9 16 (4.66%) Administrator
10 15 (4.37%) Support Analyst
11 13 (3.79%) DevOps Engineer
11 13 (3.79%) Field Engineer
12 12 (3.50%) Technical Analyst
12 12 (3.50%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (3.21%) IT Support Engineer
13 11 (3.21%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.75%) LAMP
2 5 (1.46%) .NET
3 4 (1.17%) HTML
4 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.58%) Middleware
4 2 (0.58%) Ajax
4 2 (0.58%) JSON
5 1 (0.29%) J2EE
5 1 (0.29%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (3.21%) Computer Science
1 11 (3.21%) Blackberry
2 8 (2.33%) Statistics
2 8 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (2.04%) Wiki
4 6 (1.75%) Clustering
4 6 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.46%) CCTV
6 4 (1.17%) Replication
7 3 (0.87%) PDA
7 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.58%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.58%) Open Source
9 1 (0.29%) Mobile Computing
9 1 (0.29%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.29%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.29%) CMDB
9 1 (0.29%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.29%) PKI
9 1 (0.29%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 204 (59.48%) Windows
2 82 (23.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 56 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 51 (14.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 35 (10.20%) Linux
6 28 (8.16%) Windows 7
7 17 (4.96%) Windows Vista
8 15 (4.37%) Windows XP
9 9 (2.62%) UNIX
9 9 (2.62%) Mac OS X
10 7 (2.04%) CentOS
10 7 (2.04%) Ubuntu
10 7 (2.04%) Debian
11 5 (1.46%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.87%) Solaris
13 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000
13 2 (0.58%) Android
13 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (21.28%) ITIL
2 29 (8.45%) Project Management
3 22 (6.41%) Network Design
3 22 (6.41%) Network Management
4 20 (5.83%) Load Balancing
5 19 (5.54%) ITIL V3
6 18 (5.25%) Configuration Management
7 15 (4.37%) Service Delivery
8 14 (4.08%) Service Management
8 14 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (4.08%) Capacity Planning
8 14 (4.08%) DevOps
8 14 (4.08%) Time Management
9 13 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (3.79%) Change Control
9 13 (3.79%) Change Management
9 13 (3.79%) Migration
10 10 (2.92%) Line Management
10 10 (2.92%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (2.33%) Database Tuning
Programming Languages
1 48 (13.99%) SQL
2 16 (4.66%) Perl
3 15 (4.37%) PHP
4 12 (3.50%) Bash Shell
4 12 (3.50%) Ruby
5 11 (3.21%) Java
6 10 (2.92%) Python
7 9 (2.62%) C
8 4 (1.17%) C#
8 4 (1.17%) C++
8 4 (1.17%) JavaScript
8 4 (1.17%) PowerShell
9 3 (0.87%) Embedded C
9 3 (0.87%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.58%) VB
10 2 (0.58%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.58%) AWK
Qualifications
1 103 (30.03%) Cisco Certification
1 103 (30.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 79 (23.03%) CCNA
3 60 (17.49%) Security Cleared
4 54 (15.74%) MCITP
5 47 (13.70%) SC Cleared
6 43 (12.54%) CCNP
7 33 (9.62%) MCP
8 31 (9.04%) Degree
8 31 (9.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 28 (8.16%) MCSE
10 26 (7.58%) MCSA
11 16 (4.66%) CCA
11 16 (4.66%) Citrix Certification
12 12 (3.50%) CCEA
12 12 (3.50%) A+ Certification
12 12 (3.50%) Network+ Certification
12 12 (3.50%) VCP5
12 12 (3.50%) CCEE
12 12 (3.50%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.54%) SLA
2 3 (0.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) QA
3 1 (0.29%) HL7
System Software
1 119 (34.69%) Active Directory
2 64 (18.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (8.45%) vSphere
4 19 (5.54%) Hyper-V
5 18 (5.25%) XenDesktop
6 17 (4.96%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (2.92%) XenApp
8 8 (2.33%) XenServer
9 7 (2.04%) Postfix
9 7 (2.04%) Samba
9 7 (2.04%) VMware ESX
10 6 (1.75%) Firmware
11 5 (1.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 3 (0.87%) Terminal Server
13 2 (0.58%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.29%) Xen
14 1 (0.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 34 (9.91%) SCCM
2 17 (4.96%) SCOM
3 13 (3.79%) Puppet
4 12 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (3.50%) Salt
4 12 (3.50%) SCVMM
5 7 (2.04%) ZABBIX
5 7 (2.04%) Backup Exec
6 6 (1.75%) Ansible
7 4 (1.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 4 (1.17%) CiscoWorks
7 4 (1.17%) WSUS
7 4 (1.17%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (0.87%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.87%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 3 (0.87%) Netcool
9 2 (0.58%) Nagios
9 2 (0.58%) OpenView
9 2 (0.58%) OPNET
9 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 160 (46.65%) Cisco
2 145 (42.27%) Microsoft
3 107 (31.20%) VMware
4 60 (17.49%) Avaya
5 55 (16.03%) Juniper
6 50 (14.58%) CheckPoint
7 47 (13.70%) Citrix
8 23 (6.71%) HP
9 22 (6.41%) F5
10 19 (5.54%) Riverbed
11 16 (4.66%) Dell
12 15 (4.37%) McAfee
13 13 (3.79%) AppSense
13 13 (3.79%) EMC
14 12 (3.50%) IBM
15 11 (3.21%) NetScout
16 9 (2.62%) SolarWinds
16 9 (2.62%) Symantec
17 8 (2.33%) Sourcefire
18 7 (2.04%) Red Hat
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