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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 76 101 92
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 209 155 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 3.55% 2.54% 2.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.55% 15.12% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 184 133 119
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,050 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
1191 1025 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.22% 16.80% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1007 817 730
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% -3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +13 70 £35,250 -16.07% 12
Bristol -1 50 £60,000 +60.00% 4
Somerset +33 38 £50,000 +36.98%
Gloucestershire -13 19 £36,000 +18.03% 2
Cornwall +8 17 £21,000 -6.66%
Devon -12 11 £34,500 -4.82% 1
Dorset -5 9 £32,500 -9.09% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 340 (85.43%) LAN
2 207 (52.01%) Windows
3 168 (42.21%) Firewall
4 158 (39.70%) Cisco
5 142 (35.68%) Cisco Certification
6 140 (35.18%) Microsoft
7 127 (31.91%) VMware
8 120 (30.15%) CCNA
9 109 (27.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 108 (27.14%) Active Directory
11 101 (25.38%) TCP/IP
12 96 (24.12%) MS Exchange
13 93 (23.37%) Windows Server 2003
14 91 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
15 85 (21.36%) Microsoft Certification
16 75 (18.84%) VPN
17 74 (18.59%) ITIL
18 72 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
19 58 (14.57%) Security Cleared
19 58 (14.57%) Juniper
19 58 (14.57%) MPLS
20 56 (14.07%) Citrix
21 52 (13.07%) SQL
21 52 (13.07%) WLAN
21 52 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2010
22 51 (12.81%) Linux
23 46 (11.56%) Data Centre
24 45 (11.31%) SCCM
24 45 (11.31%) DNS
24 45 (11.31%) Configuration Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 96 (24.12%) MS Exchange
2 52 (13.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
4 36 (9.05%) Apache
5 33 (8.29%) Lync
6 32 (8.04%) nginx
7 27 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 24 (6.03%) SharePoint
9 20 (5.03%) IIS
10 19 (4.77%) OpenStack
11 15 (3.77%) CMS
12 11 (2.76%) Exchange Server 2003
13 7 (1.76%) Confluence
13 7 (1.76%) MediaWiki
14 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.75%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.50%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
15 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
16 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 40 (10.05%) MS Office
1 40 (10.05%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.51%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (6.78%) Office 365
2 24 (6.03%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.01%) SaaS
4 5 (1.26%) PaaS
5 3 (0.75%) Google Apps
5 3 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 340 (85.43%) LAN
2 168 (42.21%) Firewall
3 101 (25.38%) TCP/IP
4 75 (18.84%) VPN
5 58 (14.57%) MPLS
6 52 (13.07%) WLAN
7 45 (11.31%) DNS
7 45 (11.31%) Wireless
8 39 (9.80%) VoIP
9 34 (8.54%) Network Security
10 32 (8.04%) SAN
11 31 (7.79%) DHCP
12 30 (7.54%) VLAN
13 26 (6.53%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (6.28%) ADSL
15 24 (6.03%) SSL
16 19 (4.77%) Internet
16 19 (4.77%) BGP
17 17 (4.27%) EIGRP
18 16 (4.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (8.29%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.76%) Data Mining
2 11 (2.76%) MySQL
3 9 (2.26%) Relational Database
4 7 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.26%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.75%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (0.75%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (8.54%) Jenkins
2 33 (8.29%) Hudson
3 26 (6.53%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (1.76%) Subversion
5 7 (1.76%) JIRA
General
1 35 (8.79%) Telecoms
2 34 (8.54%) Finance
3 13 (3.27%) Marketing
4 6 (1.51%) Advertising
5 4 (1.01%) Back Office
6 3 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.50%) Law
7 2 (0.50%) Military
8 1 (0.25%) Banking
8 1 (0.25%) Retail
8 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 93 (23.37%) Network Engineer
2 55 (13.82%) Support Engineer
3 43 (10.80%) 2nd Line Support
4 41 (10.30%) Analyst
5 32 (8.04%) DevOps Engineer
6 29 (7.29%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 24 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 24 (6.03%) Consultant
8 23 (5.78%) Support Analyst
9 22 (5.53%) Architect
10 21 (5.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (4.77%) IT Support
12 17 (4.27%) 3rd Line Support
13 16 (4.02%) Support Technician
13 16 (4.02%) Team Leader
13 16 (4.02%) Network Team Leader
14 14 (3.52%) Senior Network Engineer
14 14 (3.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 13 (3.27%) Administrator
15 13 (3.27%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (6.03%) LAMP
2 5 (1.26%) Web Services
3 4 (1.01%) .NET
4 3 (0.75%) COM
4 3 (0.75%) Middleware
4 3 (0.75%) WebCenter
5 2 (0.50%) HTML
6 1 (0.25%) Ajax
6 1 (0.25%) JSON
6 1 (0.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 46 (11.56%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.77%) Video Conferencing
3 16 (4.02%) Clustering
4 11 (2.76%) CMDB
5 8 (2.01%) PDA
6 7 (1.76%) CCTV
6 7 (1.76%) Wiki
6 7 (1.76%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.26%) Handset
7 5 (1.26%) Fat Client
7 5 (1.26%) Thin Client
8 4 (1.01%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.75%) Statistics
9 3 (0.75%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.75%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.50%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.50%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.25%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.25%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 207 (52.01%) Windows
2 109 (27.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (23.37%) Windows Server 2003
4 91 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 51 (12.81%) Linux
6 40 (10.05%) UNIX
7 30 (7.54%) Windows 7
8 29 (7.29%) Windows Vista
9 15 (3.77%) CentOS
9 15 (3.77%) Ubuntu
10 14 (3.52%) Debian
11 7 (1.76%) Windows XP
12 6 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.01%) Solaris
14 3 (0.75%) AIX
14 3 (0.75%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.50%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000
16 1 (0.25%) Android
16 1 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (18.59%) ITIL
2 45 (11.31%) Configuration Management
3 34 (8.54%) DevOps
4 33 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
5 31 (7.79%) Project Management
6 30 (7.54%) Network Design
7 26 (6.53%) Service Management
8 25 (6.28%) Migration
9 24 (6.03%) Build Automation
10 21 (5.28%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (5.28%) Load Balancing
11 20 (5.03%) ITIL V3
11 20 (5.03%) Network Monitoring
12 18 (4.52%) Service Delivery
13 15 (3.77%) Disaster Recovery
13 15 (3.77%) Business Continuity
14 14 (3.52%) CRM
15 13 (3.27%) Change Control
16 12 (3.02%) Capacity Management
16 12 (3.02%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (13.07%) SQL
2 36 (9.05%) Bash Shell
3 35 (8.79%) Perl
4 32 (8.04%) Ruby
4 32 (8.04%) Python
5 13 (3.27%) PHP
5 13 (3.27%) C
6 11 (2.76%) Java
7 2 (0.50%) C++
7 2 (0.50%) VB
7 2 (0.50%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.25%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.25%) Embedded C++
8 1 (0.25%) AWK
8 1 (0.25%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 142 (35.68%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (30.15%) CCNA
3 85 (21.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (14.57%) Security Cleared
5 40 (10.05%) CCNP
6 31 (7.79%) MCSE
7 28 (7.04%) MCSA
8 26 (6.53%) SC Cleared
9 24 (6.03%) A+ Certification
9 24 (6.03%) Network+ Certification
10 23 (5.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 22 (5.53%) MCITP
12 12 (3.02%) DV Cleared
13 10 (2.51%) Degree
14 9 (2.26%) JNCIA
15 7 (1.76%) MCP
15 7 (1.76%) CCA
15 7 (1.76%) Citrix Certification
16 6 (1.51%) CCDP
17 5 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (9.80%) SLA
2 5 (1.26%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.50%) QA
System Software
1 108 (27.14%) Active Directory
2 72 (18.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 39 (9.80%) vSphere
4 25 (6.28%) Hyper-V
5 13 (3.27%) Samba
5 13 (3.27%) VMware ESX
6 11 (2.76%) XenApp
7 9 (2.26%) XenServer
8 8 (2.01%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.01%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 8 (2.01%) iptables
9 7 (1.76%) Terminal Services
9 7 (1.76%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.76%) Postfix
10 3 (0.75%) Snort
11 2 (0.50%) Firmware
12 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.25%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.25%) VMware Server
12 1 (0.25%) StorNext
Systems Management
1 45 (11.31%) SCCM
2 35 (8.79%) Puppet
3 30 (7.54%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (7.54%) Salt
4 28 (7.04%) Ansible
5 26 (6.53%) SCOM
6 21 (5.28%) Nagios
7 14 (3.52%) SCVMM
8 8 (2.01%) Backup Exec
8 8 (2.01%) Opsview
8 8 (2.01%) Cisco LMS
9 7 (1.76%) ZABBIX
9 7 (1.76%) Norton AntiVirus
10 5 (1.26%) vMotion
11 1 (0.25%) OPNET
11 1 (0.25%) CA Single Sign-On
11 1 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.25%) OpenView
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco Prime
11 1 (0.25%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 158 (39.70%) Cisco
2 140 (35.18%) Microsoft
3 127 (31.91%) VMware
4 58 (14.57%) Juniper
5 56 (14.07%) Citrix
6 34 (8.54%) HP
7 29 (7.29%) CheckPoint
8 23 (5.78%) Avaya
9 21 (5.28%) Dell
9 21 (5.28%) Oracle
10 18 (4.52%) Symantec
11 17 (4.27%) SonicWALL
12 15 (3.77%) IBM
13 14 (3.52%) F5
14 11 (2.76%) Riverbed
15 9 (2.26%) Red Hat
16 8 (2.01%) Websense
16 8 (2.01%) CA
16 8 (2.01%) Veeam
17 7 (1.76%) Barracuda Networks
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