The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 97 97 116
Rank change year-on-year
0 +19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 149 132 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 2.46% 2.51% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.86% 15.53% 11.08%
Number of salaries quoted 126 117 85
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +7.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £44,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1003 850 957
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.56% 16.19% 17.47%
Number of salaries quoted 819 730 807
Average salary £36,500 £38,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.57% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
England

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 11 July 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 11 July 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 +3 40 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Bristol -1 30 £39,500 +2.59% 8
Gloucestershire +1 29 £35,000 - 1
Dorset -3 23 £34,000 -11.68% 11
Somerset -25 14 £36,500 -2.66% 2
Devon -9 8 £33,000 +10.00% 1
Cornwall - 1 £22,500 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 11 July 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.

1 223 (80.80%) LAN
2 132 (47.83%) Windows
3 128 (46.38%) Cisco
4 101 (36.59%) Microsoft
5 90 (32.61%) Firewall
6 89 (32.25%) VMware
7 74 (26.81%) Active Directory
8 70 (25.36%) ITIL
9 64 (23.19%) Linux
9 64 (23.19%) VoIP
10 63 (22.83%) TCP/IP
11 55 (19.93%) Cisco Certification
12 53 (19.20%) MS Excel
13 51 (18.48%) MS Exchange
14 49 (17.75%) SQL Server
15 48 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
16 47 (17.03%) DNS
17 46 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 42 (15.22%) MS Office
19 41 (14.86%) SAN
20 40 (14.49%) CCNP
21 37 (13.41%) UNIX
22 36 (13.04%) SQL
22 36 (13.04%) MPLS
22 36 (13.04%) Windows 7
22 36 (13.04%) Security Cleared
22 36 (13.04%) Degree
23 35 (12.68%) Internet
23 35 (12.68%) DHCP
24 32 (11.59%) HP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 51 (18.48%) MS Exchange
2 28 (10.14%) IIS
3 23 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 22 (7.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (6.88%) Apache
6 12 (4.35%) Tomcat
6 12 (4.35%) Lync
7 7 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (2.54%) IBM Notes
7 7 (2.54%) Lotus Domino
7 7 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (1.45%) Documentum
8 4 (1.45%) CMS
8 4 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.09%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.36%) Commerce Server
10 1 (0.36%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.36%) WordPress
10 1 (0.36%) nginx
Applications
1 53 (19.20%) MS Excel
2 42 (15.22%) MS Office
3 4 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Visualfiles
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.36%) AWD
Cloud Services
1 12 (4.35%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (4.35%) Google Apps
2 4 (1.45%) PaaS
3 3 (1.09%) Office 365
3 3 (1.09%) SaaS
4 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 223 (80.80%) LAN
2 90 (32.61%) Firewall
3 64 (23.19%) VoIP
4 63 (22.83%) TCP/IP
5 47 (17.03%) DNS
6 41 (14.86%) SAN
7 36 (13.04%) MPLS
8 35 (12.68%) Internet
8 35 (12.68%) DHCP
9 30 (10.87%) VPN
10 29 (10.51%) VLAN
11 25 (9.06%) Network Security
12 22 (7.97%) Wireless
13 19 (6.88%) BGP
14 17 (6.16%) EIGRP
14 17 (6.16%) IPv6
15 16 (5.80%) IPv4
16 15 (5.43%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (5.07%) WLAN
18 12 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.52%) MySQL
3 5 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (3.99%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.36%) Subversion
2 1 (0.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.36%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.36%) Hudson
2 1 (0.36%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (5.80%) Telecoms
2 15 (5.43%) Finance
3 9 (3.26%) Advertising
4 6 (2.17%) French Language
4 6 (2.17%) German Language
4 6 (2.17%) Italian Language
4 6 (2.17%) Spanish Language
5 3 (1.09%) Games
6 2 (0.72%) Retail
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Military
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Law
7 1 (0.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 41 (14.86%) Network Engineer
2 40 (14.49%) Analyst
3 34 (12.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 28 (10.14%) Consultant
5 24 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 22 (7.97%) Support Analyst
7 21 (7.61%) Administrator
8 18 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
9 14 (5.07%) Network Specialist
9 14 (5.07%) IT Support
10 12 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
10 12 (4.35%) Service Analyst
11 10 (3.62%) 1st Line Support
11 10 (3.62%) Network Consultant
12 9 (3.26%) Tester
12 9 (3.26%) Technical Support
12 9 (3.26%) Systems Engineer
13 8 (2.90%) Architect
13 8 (2.90%) Project Manager
13 8 (2.90%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.71%) Middleware
2 11 (3.99%) HTML
3 6 (2.17%) Application Packaging
4 3 (1.09%) COM+
5 2 (0.72%) Web Services
6 1 (0.36%) .NET
6 1 (0.36%) COM
6 1 (0.36%) Silverlight
6 1 (0.36%) LAMP
6 1 (0.36%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.71%) Open Source
2 11 (3.99%) Computer Science
3 9 (3.26%) Clustering
3 9 (3.26%) Blackberry
3 9 (3.26%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
3 9 (3.26%) Xbox
4 6 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.17%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.17%) PDA
5 5 (1.81%) Digital Media
6 3 (1.09%) EqualLogic
6 3 (1.09%) EPoS
7 2 (0.72%) NHS
7 2 (0.72%) Thin Client
7 2 (0.72%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.36%) iPad
8 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.36%) PMI
8 1 (0.36%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 132 (47.83%) Windows
2 64 (23.19%) Linux
3 48 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 37 (13.41%) UNIX
5 36 (13.04%) Windows 7
6 24 (8.70%) Windows XP
6 24 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 21 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (4.71%) Windows 8
9 4 (1.45%) CentOS
9 4 (1.45%) AIX
10 2 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.36%) Debian
11 1 (0.36%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.36%) ITIL
2 17 (6.16%) Network Management
3 16 (5.80%) Project Management
4 15 (5.43%) Capacity Planning
5 14 (5.07%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (5.07%) Incident Management
6 13 (4.71%) Service Management
6 13 (4.71%) PRINCE2
7 12 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 12 (4.35%) Network Design
7 12 (4.35%) ITIL V3
8 11 (3.99%) Software Deployment
8 11 (3.99%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (3.99%) Performance Testing
8 11 (3.99%) Penetration Testing
9 10 (3.62%) Time Management
10 9 (3.26%) Contact Management
10 9 (3.26%) Migration
11 8 (2.90%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (2.54%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 36 (13.04%) SQL
2 18 (6.52%) Python
3 13 (4.71%) Bash Shell
4 12 (4.35%) Shell Script
4 12 (4.35%) Java
5 9 (3.26%) Perl
6 7 (2.54%) C
6 7 (2.54%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.17%) VB
8 5 (1.81%) C#
8 5 (1.81%) C++
9 3 (1.09%) PHP
9 3 (1.09%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.36%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.36%) Ruby
10 1 (0.36%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 55 (19.93%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (14.49%) CCNP
3 36 (13.04%) Degree
3 36 (13.04%) Security Cleared
4 28 (10.14%) CCNA
4 28 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (5.07%) MCP
6 13 (4.71%) SC Cleared
6 13 (4.71%) DV Cleared
7 12 (4.35%) MCITP
7 12 (4.35%) MCSA
7 12 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 11 (3.99%) ISEB
9 9 (3.26%) MCSE
10 7 (2.54%) CCDP
11 6 (2.17%) HND
12 5 (1.81%) CCIE
12 5 (1.81%) CCSP
13 4 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.09%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.97%) SLA
2 4 (1.45%) QA
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (26.81%) Active Directory
2 46 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (7.97%) Hyper-V
4 21 (7.61%) VMware ESX
5 18 (6.52%) Terminal Services
6 14 (5.07%) vSphere
7 7 (2.54%) XenServer
8 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.45%) Squid
9 4 (1.45%) qmail
10 3 (1.09%) ProxySG
10 3 (1.09%) XenApp
10 3 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.72%) BlackBerry Internet Service
12 1 (0.36%) Samba
12 1 (0.36%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 15 (5.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (4.71%) Backup Exec
3 8 (2.90%) CiscoWorks
3 8 (2.90%) Nagios
4 7 (2.54%) OPNET
4 7 (2.54%) Netcool
4 7 (2.54%) SCCM
5 6 (2.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (2.17%) CA Spectrum
5 6 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
5 6 (2.17%) OpenView
5 6 (2.17%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (0.72%) Cacti
7 1 (0.36%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.36%) Puppet
7 1 (0.36%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 128 (46.38%) Cisco
2 101 (36.59%) Microsoft
3 89 (32.25%) VMware
4 32 (11.59%) HP
5 31 (11.23%) Citrix
6 18 (6.52%) Juniper
7 16 (5.80%) Avaya
8 14 (5.07%) NetApp
8 14 (5.07%) CheckPoint
9 12 (4.35%) Google
9 12 (4.35%) Dell
10 11 (3.99%) SolarWinds
11 10 (3.62%) Facebook
11 10 (3.62%) Symantec
12 9 (3.26%) Oracle
12 9 (3.26%) F5
13 8 (2.90%) Tandberg
13 8 (2.90%) Riverbed
14 7 (2.54%) Genesys
14 7 (2.54%) Lotus
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