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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 35 55 43
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 53 33 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.68% 3.56% 4.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.65% 17.37% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 27 33 38
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,750 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,100 £55,000 £54,350
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
234 190 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 29.47% 20.47% 22.81%
Number of salaries quoted 151 165 174
Average salary £44,375 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.53% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 90 (90.00%) LAN
2 54 (54.00%) Cisco
3 53 (53.00%) Firewall
4 37 (37.00%) Security Cleared
5 36 (36.00%) TCP/IP
6 35 (35.00%) SC Cleared
7 31 (31.00%) CheckPoint
8 27 (27.00%) Cisco ASA
9 23 (23.00%) Internet
9 23 (23.00%) HTTP
9 23 (23.00%) SMTP
9 23 (23.00%) SIEM
10 21 (21.00%) VoIP
11 20 (20.00%) Wireless
11 20 (20.00%) Windows
11 20 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
11 20 (20.00%) DV Cleared
12 17 (17.00%) VPN
12 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
13 16 (16.00%) ITIL
14 15 (15.00%) OSPF
14 15 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
14 15 (15.00%) F5
15 14 (14.00%) BGP
16 12 (12.00%) CCNA
16 12 (12.00%) Active Directory
16 12 (12.00%) Linux
16 12 (12.00%) MPLS
17 11 (11.00%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (11.00%) Network Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 7 (7.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.00%) Lync
3 3 (3.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (1.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (90.00%) LAN
2 53 (53.00%) Firewall
3 36 (36.00%) TCP/IP
4 27 (27.00%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (23.00%) Internet
5 23 (23.00%) HTTP
5 23 (23.00%) SMTP
6 21 (21.00%) VoIP
7 20 (20.00%) Wireless
8 17 (17.00%) VPN
9 15 (15.00%) OSPF
9 15 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
10 14 (14.00%) BGP
11 12 (12.00%) MPLS
12 11 (11.00%) Cisco Nexus
12 11 (11.00%) Network Security
13 9 (9.00%) IPsec
13 9 (9.00%) EIGRP
14 8 (8.00%) SSL
14 8 (8.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (6.00%) Finance
2 3 (3.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.00%) Local Government
4 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (46.00%) Network Engineer
2 24 (24.00%) Analyst
3 21 (21.00%) Network Team Leader
3 21 (21.00%) Team Leader
4 10 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Architect
7 5 (5.00%) Support Engineer
8 4 (4.00%) Network Designer
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (4.00%) Designer
8 4 (4.00%) Infrastructure Designer
9 3 (3.00%) Field Support Engineer
9 3 (3.00%) Field Engineer
10 2 (2.00%) Junior
10 2 (2.00%) 1st Line Support
10 2 (2.00%) Network Architect
10 2 (2.00%) Technical Design Authority
10 2 (2.00%) Voice Engineer
10 2 (2.00%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.00%) PKI
2 5 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.00%) PDA
5 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.00%) CESG
5 1 (1.00%) Clustering
5 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 20 (20.00%) Windows
2 12 (12.00%) Linux
3 5 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.00%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.00%) Solaris
6 1 (1.00%) UNIX
6 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.00%) SIEM
2 16 (16.00%) ITIL
3 8 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.00%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (4.00%) Change Control
5 4 (4.00%) Fault Management
6 3 (3.00%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (3.00%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (3.00%) Network Design
6 3 (3.00%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (3.00%) Security Testing
6 3 (3.00%) Data Protection
6 3 (3.00%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (3.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.00%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.00%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (3.00%) Information Security
6 3 (3.00%) Change Management
6 3 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.00%) SQL
2 1 (1.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (37.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 20 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (20.00%) DV Cleared
4 12 (12.00%) CCNA
5 6 (6.00%) CCIE
5 6 (6.00%) CCNP
6 4 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.00%) Degree
7 3 (3.00%) CEH
7 3 (3.00%) GIAC
8 2 (2.00%) MCP
8 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.00%) MCITP
9 1 (1.00%) CCDE
9 1 (1.00%) RHCE
9 1 (1.00%) CCDP
9 1 (1.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.00%) SLA
2 3 (3.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (12.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.00%) Snort
3 3 (3.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.00%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 54 (54.00%) Cisco
2 31 (31.00%) CheckPoint
3 17 (17.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (15.00%) F5
5 10 (10.00%) VMware
6 9 (9.00%) Juniper
7 5 (5.00%) Citrix
8 4 (4.00%) Mitel
9 2 (2.00%) Avaya
9 2 (2.00%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (2.00%) Sourcefire
10 1 (1.00%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.00%) IronPort
10 1 (1.00%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.00%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.00%) Infoblox
10 1 (1.00%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.00%) Websense
10 1 (1.00%) HP
10 1 (1.00%) Dell
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Southampton
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Southampton
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 days ago
Southampton
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago