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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 57 59 61
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 30 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.29% 3.33% 2.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% 14.02% 12.23%
Number of salaries quoted 20 29 18
Average salary £38,750 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £18,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £58,500 £40,050
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
203 214 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 23.88% 23.75% 21.81%
Number of salaries quoted 179 209 161
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £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 22 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 23 (37.70%) TCP/IP
5 19 (31.15%) Active Directory
6 18 (29.51%) DNS
6 18 (29.51%) Microsoft
7 16 (26.23%) CCNA
7 16 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (26.23%) Firewall
8 15 (24.59%) VMware
8 15 (24.59%) SAN
8 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
8 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
9 14 (22.95%) CCNP
9 14 (22.95%) ITIL
9 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
10 13 (21.31%) Linux
10 13 (21.31%) FTP
10 13 (21.31%) HTTP
10 13 (21.31%) LDAP
11 12 (19.67%) Solaris
11 12 (19.67%) CheckPoint
12 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (18.03%) SQL
13 10 (16.39%) MCSE
13 10 (16.39%) SMTP
13 10 (16.39%) Citrix
13 10 (16.39%) Wireless
13 10 (16.39%) tcpdump

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
2 7 (11.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (11.48%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.28%) IIS
4 2 (3.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 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 23 (37.70%) TCP/IP
3 18 (29.51%) DNS
4 16 (26.23%) Firewall
5 15 (24.59%) SAN
6 13 (21.31%) FTP
6 13 (21.31%) HTTP
6 13 (21.31%) LDAP
7 10 (16.39%) SMTP
7 10 (16.39%) Wireless
7 10 (16.39%) tcpdump
8 9 (14.75%) Wireshark
9 8 (13.11%) DHCP
9 8 (13.11%) Internet
9 8 (13.11%) VPN
9 8 (13.11%) VLAN
10 7 (11.48%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (11.48%) MPLS
11 6 (9.84%) SSL
11 6 (9.84%) IPsec
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%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Banking
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (37.70%) Analyst
2 10 (16.39%) Security Analyst
3 8 (13.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 6 (9.84%) Network Engineer
4 6 (9.84%) IT Security Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Service Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
6 4 (6.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.56%) Team Leader
6 4 (6.56%) Network Analyst
6 4 (6.56%) Designer
6 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (6.56%) Network Team Leader
7 3 (4.92%) Forensic Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (4.92%) Sales Manager
7 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.28%) Architect
8 2 (3.28%) Project Manager
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%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (6.56%) PKI
3 3 (4.92%) CESG
4 2 (3.28%) Mainframe
4 2 (3.28%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.64%) Kindle
5 1 (1.64%) Clustering
5 1 (1.64%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.64%) DTV
5 1 (1.64%) PMI
5 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 34 (55.74%) Windows
2 13 (21.31%) Linux
3 12 (19.67%) Solaris
4 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (14.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (8.20%) UNIX
7 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
8 3 (4.92%) Windows 7
8 3 (4.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (22.95%) ITIL
2 10 (16.39%) SIEM
3 9 (14.75%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (13.11%) Incident Management
5 7 (11.48%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (9.84%) Information Security
6 6 (9.84%) Computer Forensics
6 6 (9.84%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (9.84%) Security Testing
6 6 (9.84%) Change Control
7 5 (8.20%) Technical Analysis
8 4 (6.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (4.92%) ITIL V3
9 3 (4.92%) Analytics
9 3 (4.92%) Capacity Management
9 3 (4.92%) Service Continuity Management
9 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis
9 3 (4.92%) Load Balancing
9 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
9 3 (4.92%) Information Assurance
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) SQL
2 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) CCNA
1 16 (26.23%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (24.59%) SC Cleared
2 15 (24.59%) Security Cleared
3 14 (22.95%) CCNP
4 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (16.39%) MCSE
6 8 (13.11%) GIAC
7 7 (11.48%) DV Cleared
8 5 (8.20%) MCITP
8 5 (8.20%) MCP
9 4 (6.56%) MCSA
9 4 (6.56%) GCIA
9 4 (6.56%) GCIH
9 4 (6.56%) Degree
9 4 (6.56%) CCSA
10 3 (4.92%) CEH
10 3 (4.92%) CCIE
10 3 (4.92%) CCDA
11 2 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.64%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 19 (31.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (16.39%) Snort
3 6 (9.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.84%) vSphere
4 5 (8.20%) Hyper-V
5 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
3 15 (24.59%) VMware
4 12 (19.67%) CheckPoint
5 10 (16.39%) Citrix
6 8 (13.11%) Sourcefire
7 3 (4.92%) LogRhythm
7 3 (4.92%) Oracle
7 3 (4.92%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.92%) Juniper
8 2 (3.28%) HP
9 1 (1.64%) F5
9 1 (1.64%) IronPort
9 1 (1.64%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.64%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.64%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.64%) Websense
9 1 (1.64%) SAP
9 1 (1.64%) Intel
9 1 (1.64%) Avaya
Southampton, Hampshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Ordnance Survey
Salary: From £32,173 to £39,509 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £39500 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £39500 per annum + exceptional pension, flexitime
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Interquest - Fulcrum Telecom
Salary: £40000 - £47500 per annum + bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Southampton
Fenwick Ryan Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 25 days ago