The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 57 64 66
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 31 28 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.62% 3.22% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.83% 13.53% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 23 27 25
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,500 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,500 £41,100
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WAN
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
209 207 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 24.42% 23.79% 23.36%
Number of salaries quoted 183 203 170
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

WAN
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Southampton region.

WAN Salary Trend in Southampton

WAN
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 59 (96.72%) LAN
2 34 (55.74%) Windows
3 32 (52.46%) Cisco
4 22 (36.07%) TCP/IP
5 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
6 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
6 18 (29.51%) VMware
7 17 (27.87%) Firewall
7 17 (27.87%) DNS
7 17 (27.87%) CCNA
7 17 (27.87%) Cisco Certification
7 17 (27.87%) SAN
8 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
9 15 (24.59%) ITIL
9 15 (24.59%) CCNP
10 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
10 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
11 12 (19.67%) CheckPoint
12 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
12 11 (18.03%) Citrix
12 11 (18.03%) Solaris
12 11 (18.03%) Linux
12 11 (18.03%) LDAP
12 11 (18.03%) FTP
12 11 (18.03%) HTTP
12 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (16.39%) SQL
13 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (16.39%) Wireless

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 16 (26.23%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.28%) IIS
7 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.64%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 59 (96.72%) LAN
2 22 (36.07%) TCP/IP
3 17 (27.87%) SAN
3 17 (27.87%) DNS
3 17 (27.87%) Firewall
4 11 (18.03%) LDAP
4 11 (18.03%) FTP
4 11 (18.03%) HTTP
5 10 (16.39%) Wireless
6 9 (14.75%) VLAN
7 8 (13.11%) SMTP
7 8 (13.11%) DHCP
7 8 (13.11%) Internet
7 8 (13.11%) VPN
7 8 (13.11%) tcpdump
8 7 (11.48%) MPLS
8 7 (11.48%) Wireshark
8 7 (11.48%) Intrusion Detection
9 6 (9.84%) IPsec
9 6 (9.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Law
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 8 (13.11%) Security Analyst
3 7 (11.48%) Network Engineer
4 5 (8.20%) Service Analyst
4 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (6.56%) Network Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Team Leader
5 4 (6.56%) Network Team Leader
5 4 (6.56%) IT Security Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Infrastructure Designer
6 3 (4.92%) Sales Manager
6 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (4.92%) Architect
6 3 (4.92%) Designer
6 3 (4.92%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (4.92%) Forensic Analyst
7 2 (3.28%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.92%) Middleware
2 1 (1.64%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.75%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.56%) PKI
3 3 (4.92%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.28%) Kindle
4 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) CESG
5 1 (1.64%) PMI
5 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) Windows
2 11 (18.03%) Solaris
2 11 (18.03%) Linux
2 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (16.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
5 3 (4.92%) UNIX
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (13.11%) Incident Management
3 8 (13.11%) SIEM
4 7 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
5 6 (9.84%) Computer Forensics
5 6 (9.84%) Ethical Hacking
5 6 (9.84%) Information Security
5 6 (9.84%) Change Control
5 6 (9.84%) Security Testing
6 5 (8.20%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (8.20%) Technical Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) Service Continuity Management
7 3 (4.92%) Capacity Management
7 3 (4.92%) Information Assurance
7 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
7 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
7 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis
7 3 (4.92%) Change Management
7 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.39%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) VBScript
2 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (27.87%) CCNA
2 15 (24.59%) CCNP
3 13 (21.31%) SC Cleared
3 13 (21.31%) Security Cleared
4 10 (16.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (14.75%) MCSE
6 6 (9.84%) GIAC
7 5 (8.20%) Degree
7 5 (8.20%) DV Cleared
8 4 (6.56%) MCITP
8 4 (6.56%) MCSA
8 4 (6.56%) MCP
8 4 (6.56%) GCIA
8 4 (6.56%) GCIH
9 3 (4.92%) CEH
9 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.92%) CCDA
9 3 (4.92%) CCIE
9 3 (4.92%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.64%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.11%) Snort
2 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
3 6 (9.84%) vSphere
4 1 (1.64%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) SCCM
1 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (52.46%) Cisco
2 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.51%) VMware
3 12 (19.67%) CheckPoint
4 11 (18.03%) Citrix
5 6 (9.84%) Sourcefire
6 3 (4.92%) Juniper
6 3 (4.92%) Oracle
6 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
7 2 (3.28%) HP
7 2 (3.28%) Intel
8 1 (1.64%) SAP
8 1 (1.64%) Avaya
8 1 (1.64%) Genesys
8 1 (1.64%) Nokia
8 1 (1.64%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.64%) Websense
8 1 (1.64%) IronPort
8 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
8 1 (1.64%) 3PAR
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