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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 95 87 78
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 170 140 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.73% 2.75% 3.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.60% 16.75% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 148 115 170
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,200 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £50,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
1024 836 1198
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.47% 16.43% 20.93%
Number of salaries quoted 884 658 995
Average salary £35,000 £37,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.04% +6.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 -8 39 £38,500 +22.22% 7
Devon +12 36 £30,000 -25.00% 5
Somerset +2 28 £45,000 -10.00% 5
Bristol -27 24 £27,500 -12.00% 4
Dorset +4 20 £29,500 -30.58% 2
Gloucestershire -2 13 £38,000 +8.57% 1
Cornwall - 8 £25,000 - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 261 (82.08%) LAN
2 183 (57.55%) Windows
3 137 (43.08%) Cisco
4 119 (37.42%) Microsoft
5 113 (35.53%) Active Directory
5 113 (35.53%) Firewall
6 107 (33.65%) VMware
7 93 (29.25%) MS Exchange
8 82 (25.79%) TCP/IP
9 77 (24.21%) ITIL
10 67 (21.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 62 (19.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 57 (17.92%) Cisco Certification
13 56 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
14 54 (16.98%) Linux
15 52 (16.35%) SQL Server
16 51 (16.04%) VoIP
16 51 (16.04%) SAN
17 46 (14.47%) VPN
18 45 (14.15%) DNS
19 43 (13.52%) Avaya
20 41 (12.89%) DHCP
21 40 (12.58%) Windows Server 2003
22 39 (12.26%) MS Office
22 39 (12.26%) MCITP
22 39 (12.26%) Windows 7
23 38 (11.95%) Lync
23 38 (11.95%) Security Cleared
24 36 (11.32%) WLAN
24 36 (11.32%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 93 (29.25%) MS Exchange
2 38 (11.95%) Lync
3 31 (9.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (9.43%) IIS
5 22 (6.92%) SharePoint
6 16 (5.03%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (3.46%) CMS
8 11 (3.46%) Apache
9 8 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 6 (1.89%) Tomcat
11 5 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (1.26%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.26%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (1.26%) Documentum
13 3 (0.94%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.31%) Commerce Server
14 1 (0.31%) MediaWiki
14 1 (0.31%) WordPress
14 1 (0.31%) nginx
Applications
1 39 (12.26%) MS Office
2 36 (11.32%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.26%) AWD
2 3 (0.94%) Visualfiles
3 2 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.31%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.20%) Google Apps
2 6 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (1.26%) Office 365
4 1 (0.31%) IaaS
4 1 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.31%) SaaS
4 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 261 (82.08%) LAN
2 113 (35.53%) Firewall
3 82 (25.79%) TCP/IP
4 51 (16.04%) VoIP
4 51 (16.04%) SAN
5 46 (14.47%) VPN
6 45 (14.15%) DNS
7 41 (12.89%) DHCP
8 36 (11.32%) WLAN
9 35 (11.01%) Internet
10 34 (10.69%) MPLS
11 30 (9.43%) VLAN
12 24 (7.55%) BGP
13 22 (6.92%) Wireless
14 18 (5.66%) Network Security
14 18 (5.66%) EIGRP
15 15 (4.72%) Cisco ASA
16 13 (4.09%) IPv6
17 12 (3.77%) IPv4
17 12 (3.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (16.35%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
4 7 (2.20%) MySQL
5 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
6 4 (1.26%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (2.83%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.31%) Subversion
2 1 (0.31%) JIRA
2 1 (0.31%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.31%) Hudson
2 1 (0.31%) Jenkins
General
1 20 (6.29%) Finance
2 17 (5.35%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.89%) French Language
3 6 (1.89%) German Language
3 6 (1.89%) Italian Language
3 6 (1.89%) Spanish Language
4 4 (1.26%) Electronics
5 3 (0.94%) Advertising
5 3 (0.94%) Games
6 2 (0.63%) Banking
6 2 (0.63%) Retail
6 2 (0.63%) Law
6 2 (0.63%) Marketing
7 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 44 (13.84%) Support Engineer
2 31 (9.75%) Analyst
3 29 (9.12%) Network Engineer
4 25 (7.86%) Project Engineer
5 24 (7.55%) Consultant
5 24 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 21 (6.60%) Support Analyst
7 20 (6.29%) Technical Support
7 20 (6.29%) 3rd Line Support
8 19 (5.97%) IT Support
9 17 (5.35%) Network Specialist
10 15 (4.72%) Administrator
11 13 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
11 13 (4.09%) Team Leader
12 12 (3.77%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (3.46%) Architect
13 11 (3.46%) Systems Engineer
13 11 (3.46%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
14 10 (3.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
14 10 (3.14%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (3.77%) HTML
2 7 (2.20%) Middleware
3 6 (1.89%) Application Packaging
3 6 (1.89%) Web Services
4 2 (0.63%) Ajax
5 1 (0.31%) JSON
5 1 (0.31%) Silverlight
5 1 (0.31%) LAMP
5 1 (0.31%) .NET
5 1 (0.31%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (3.46%) Blackberry
4 10 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 7 (2.20%) Clustering
6 6 (1.89%) Open Source
6 6 (1.89%) Xbox
7 5 (1.57%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.57%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.57%) Replication
8 4 (1.26%) PDA
8 4 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.94%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.63%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.63%) User Experience
10 2 (0.63%) Thin Client
10 2 (0.63%) Cryptography
10 2 (0.63%) EPoS
11 1 (0.31%) NHS
11 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 183 (57.55%) Windows
2 62 (19.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 54 (16.98%) Linux
4 40 (12.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 39 (12.26%) Windows 7
6 30 (9.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (8.81%) Windows XP
8 18 (5.66%) UNIX
9 13 (4.09%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.83%) Windows Vista
11 7 (2.20%) Mac OS X
12 5 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.26%) CentOS
14 2 (0.63%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.63%) AIX
15 1 (0.31%) Debian
15 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (24.21%) ITIL
2 23 (7.23%) Network Management
3 19 (5.97%) Project Management
4 17 (5.35%) Network Design
4 17 (5.35%) ITIL V3
5 13 (4.09%) Service Management
6 12 (3.77%) Service Delivery
6 12 (3.77%) PRINCE2
7 11 (3.46%) Penetration Testing
7 11 (3.46%) Time Management
7 11 (3.46%) Software Deployment
7 11 (3.46%) Line Management
8 9 (2.83%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (2.83%) Technical Architecture
8 9 (2.83%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (2.83%) Performance Testing
8 9 (2.83%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (2.52%) Problem Management
9 8 (2.52%) Performance Management
9 8 (2.52%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (11.01%) SQL
2 15 (4.72%) Java
3 13 (4.09%) Python
4 11 (3.46%) C
5 10 (3.14%) Shell Script
6 9 (2.83%) C++
7 8 (2.52%) C#
7 8 (2.52%) Perl
8 7 (2.20%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.20%) Bash Shell
9 6 (1.89%) VB
10 5 (1.57%) Embedded C
11 2 (0.63%) PHP
12 1 (0.31%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.31%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.31%) Embedded C++
12 1 (0.31%) AWK
12 1 (0.31%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (21.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (17.92%) Cisco Certification
3 39 (12.26%) MCITP
4 38 (11.95%) Security Cleared
5 35 (11.01%) Degree
6 33 (10.38%) CCNP
7 31 (9.75%) CCNA
8 17 (5.35%) MCSA
8 17 (5.35%) SC Cleared
9 13 (4.09%) MCSE
10 10 (3.14%) DV Cleared
10 10 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (2.83%) MCP
11 9 (2.83%) ISEB
12 8 (2.52%) CCDP
12 8 (2.52%) Network+ Certification
12 8 (2.52%) A+ Certification
13 7 (2.20%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.89%) HND
15 5 (1.57%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.55%) SLA
2 4 (1.26%) QA
3 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) HL7
System Software
1 113 (35.53%) Active Directory
2 56 (17.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (5.66%) Hyper-V
3 18 (5.66%) VMware ESX
4 16 (5.03%) Terminal Services
5 15 (4.72%) vSphere
6 7 (2.20%) XenServer
7 4 (1.26%) qmail
7 4 (1.26%) Squid
8 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.94%) BlackBerry Internet Service
8 3 (0.94%) ProxySG
8 3 (0.94%) XenApp
9 1 (0.31%) Samba
9 1 (0.31%) Xen
9 1 (0.31%) Postfix
9 1 (0.31%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (4.09%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (3.46%) Backup Exec
3 10 (3.14%) SCCM
4 8 (2.52%) CiscoWorks
5 7 (2.20%) Netcool
6 6 (1.89%) Nagios
6 6 (1.89%) OpenView
6 6 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
6 6 (1.89%) OPNET
6 6 (1.89%) CA Spectrum
7 4 (1.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 4 (1.26%) MAILsweeper
7 4 (1.26%) WSUS
8 2 (0.63%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (0.63%) SCOM
9 1 (0.31%) ZABBIX
9 1 (0.31%) Puppet
9 1 (0.31%) ARCserve
9 1 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 137 (43.08%) Cisco
2 119 (37.42%) Microsoft
3 107 (33.65%) VMware
4 43 (13.52%) Avaya
5 35 (11.01%) HP
5 35 (11.01%) Citrix
6 19 (5.97%) Juniper
7 18 (5.66%) CheckPoint
8 16 (5.03%) NetApp
9 15 (4.72%) Dell
10 11 (3.46%) Tandberg
11 10 (3.14%) Symantec
12 9 (2.83%) Oracle
12 9 (2.83%) Genesys
13 8 (2.52%) Polycom
13 8 (2.52%) Verint
14 7 (2.20%) SolarWinds
14 7 (2.20%) F5
14 7 (2.20%) IBM
14 7 (2.20%) Google
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