The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 39 42 69
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +27
Permanent jobs citing WAN 48 46 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.01% 5.58% 2.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.12% 23.96% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 47 44 23
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £30,450 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
199 192 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.75% 23.27% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 174 171 180
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Hampshire

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 16 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 63 (95.45%) LAN
2 43 (65.15%) Windows
3 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
4 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 20 (30.30%) Linux
6 19 (28.79%) MS Exchange
6 19 (28.79%) Active Directory
7 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (25.76%) FTP
7 17 (25.76%) HTTP
7 17 (25.76%) SMTP
7 17 (25.76%) LDAP
7 17 (25.76%) Internet
7 17 (25.76%) tcpdump
8 16 (24.24%) MCSE
9 15 (22.73%) Solaris
9 15 (22.73%) DNS
9 15 (22.73%) Firewall
9 15 (22.73%) Sourcefire
9 15 (22.73%) Snort
9 15 (22.73%) Wireshark
9 15 (22.73%) SIEM
10 14 (21.21%) SQL
11 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
11 13 (19.70%) Cisco
11 13 (19.70%) SAN
12 12 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (18.18%) ITIL
12 12 (18.18%) Incident Management
12 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 19 (28.79%) MS Exchange
2 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (16.67%) SharePoint
3 7 (10.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (4.55%) IIS
5 3 (4.55%) WebSphere
5 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 13 (19.70%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 63 (95.45%) LAN
2 22 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 17 (25.76%) FTP
3 17 (25.76%) HTTP
3 17 (25.76%) SMTP
3 17 (25.76%) LDAP
3 17 (25.76%) Internet
3 17 (25.76%) tcpdump
4 15 (22.73%) DNS
4 15 (22.73%) Firewall
4 15 (22.73%) Wireshark
5 13 (19.70%) SAN
6 9 (13.64%) Intrusion Detection
7 6 (9.09%) Network Security
8 5 (7.58%) IPsec
8 5 (7.58%) VPN
8 5 (7.58%) VLAN
9 3 (4.55%) SSL
9 3 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (4.55%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.55%) DataStage
2 3 (4.55%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (4.55%) Cognos Impromptu
2 3 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (4.55%) SAP Data Services
3 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
General
1 6 (9.09%) Finance
1 6 (9.09%) Law
2 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 1 (1.52%) Electronics
3 1 (1.52%) Banking
3 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (43.94%) Analyst
2 13 (19.70%) Security Analyst
3 12 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Service Analyst
4 9 (13.64%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (7.58%) Network Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (7.58%) IT Support Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) IT Support
7 4 (6.06%) Designer
7 4 (6.06%) Security Operations Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) Operations Analyst
7 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Architect
8 3 (4.55%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.55%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.55%) Business Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.55%) SAP XI
1 3 (4.55%) .NET
1 3 (4.55%) J2EE
1 3 (4.55%) EDI
1 3 (4.55%) WebSphere Message Broker
1 3 (4.55%) SAP PI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.09%) CESG
3 5 (7.58%) Cryptography
4 3 (4.55%) Clustering
4 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.55%) DataPower
5 2 (3.03%) iPhone
5 2 (3.03%) iPad
5 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.03%) Firmware
5 2 (3.03%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.52%) DTV
6 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.52%) PKI
6 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (65.15%) Windows
2 20 (30.30%) Linux
3 15 (22.73%) Solaris
4 11 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 10 (15.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (10.61%) UNIX
8 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (7.58%) Windows 7
9 3 (4.55%) AIX
9 3 (4.55%) Windows 8
10 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (22.73%) SIEM
2 12 (18.18%) ITIL
2 12 (18.18%) Incident Management
3 11 (16.67%) Change Control
4 9 (13.64%) Penetration Testing
4 9 (13.64%) Computer Forensics
5 8 (12.12%) Security Testing
5 8 (12.12%) Information Security
6 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 6 (9.09%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (9.09%) Analytics
6 6 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 6 (9.09%) ETL
7 5 (7.58%) Migration
8 4 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (4.55%) Project Management
9 3 (4.55%) Business Analysis
9 3 (4.55%) Business Process Improvement
9 3 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.55%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (21.21%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) Java
3 2 (3.03%) PHP
3 2 (3.03%) C
3 2 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (24.24%) MCSE
3 12 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 11 (16.67%) MCP
4 11 (16.67%) GIAC
5 9 (13.64%) CCNA
5 9 (13.64%) SC Cleared
6 8 (12.12%) CCNP
6 8 (12.12%) MCSA
7 6 (9.09%) DV Cleared
7 6 (9.09%) CEH
8 4 (6.06%) MCITP
8 4 (6.06%) CCIE
9 3 (4.55%) CCSA
9 3 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (3.03%) CCDA
10 2 (3.03%) GCIA
11 1 (1.52%) GCIH
11 1 (1.52%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.09%) SLA
2 5 (7.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (28.79%) Active Directory
2 15 (22.73%) Snort
3 7 (10.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.58%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.03%) XenApp
5 2 (3.03%) vSphere
5 2 (3.03%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (3.03%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (43.94%) Microsoft
2 15 (22.73%) Sourcefire
3 13 (19.70%) Cisco
4 9 (13.64%) VMware
5 6 (9.09%) LogRhythm
6 5 (7.58%) Citrix
7 4 (6.06%) SAP
7 4 (6.06%) HP
7 4 (6.06%) Juniper
8 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 3 (4.55%) Intel
8 3 (4.55%) Business Objects
8 3 (4.55%) Cognos
8 3 (4.55%) F5
9 2 (3.03%) WatchGuard
9 2 (3.03%) Dell
9 2 (3.03%) Apple
9 2 (3.03%) Mitel
9 2 (3.03%) Symantec
10 1 (1.52%) TIBCO
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