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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 35 54 61
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 44 31 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 6.20% 3.61% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.91% 16.23% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35 23 29
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £22,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
221 191 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 31.13% 22.26% 23.16%
Number of salaries quoted 175 166 204
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 82 (88.17%) LAN
2 52 (55.91%) Cisco
2 52 (55.91%) Firewall
3 32 (34.41%) Security Cleared
4 31 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 30 (32.26%) SC Cleared
6 28 (30.11%) CheckPoint
7 24 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
9 22 (23.66%) VoIP
9 22 (23.66%) Wireless
10 19 (20.43%) Cisco Certification
11 18 (19.35%) VMware
12 17 (18.28%) Windows
13 16 (17.20%) ITIL
13 16 (17.20%) SAN
14 15 (16.13%) Internet
14 15 (16.13%) CCNA
14 15 (16.13%) Active Directory
14 15 (16.13%) SMTP
14 15 (16.13%) HTTP
14 15 (16.13%) SIEM
15 14 (15.05%) Linux
15 14 (15.05%) Citrix
16 12 (12.90%) VPN
16 12 (12.90%) MS Exchange
16 12 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (12.90%) DV Cleared
17 11 (11.83%) Network Security
17 11 (11.83%) F5

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 12 (12.90%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.60%) Lync
3 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (3.23%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.08%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (10.75%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 1 (1.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.08%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.30%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 82 (88.17%) LAN
2 52 (55.91%) Firewall
3 31 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 24 (25.81%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (23.66%) Wireless
5 22 (23.66%) VoIP
6 16 (17.20%) SAN
7 15 (16.13%) Internet
7 15 (16.13%) HTTP
7 15 (16.13%) SMTP
8 12 (12.90%) VPN
8 12 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (11.83%) Network Security
10 10 (10.75%) BGP
10 10 (10.75%) DNS
11 9 (9.68%) OSPF
11 9 (9.68%) IPsec
12 8 (8.60%) MPLS
13 7 (7.53%) EIGRP
13 7 (7.53%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.08%) DB2
2 1 (1.08%) SQLPlus
2 1 (1.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.08%) MySQL
General
1 5 (5.38%) Finance
2 3 (3.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.15%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.15%) Retail
3 2 (2.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 43 (46.24%) Network Engineer
2 21 (22.58%) Analyst
2 21 (22.58%) Team Leader
2 21 (22.58%) Network Team Leader
3 13 (13.98%) Firewall Engineer
4 9 (9.68%) Architect
5 7 (7.53%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (5.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (5.38%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (4.30%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (3.23%) Coordinator
8 3 (3.23%) Technical Architect
8 3 (3.23%) Infrastructure Designer
8 3 (3.23%) Designer
8 3 (3.23%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
9 2 (2.15%) Technical Design Authority
9 2 (2.15%) Voice Engineer
9 2 (2.15%) Network Architect
9 2 (2.15%) Service Analyst
9 2 (2.15%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.15%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.30%) PKI
3 2 (2.15%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.15%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.08%) Clustering
4 1 (1.08%) CESG
4 1 (1.08%) Cryptography
4 1 (1.08%) FMCG
4 1 (1.08%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.08%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (18.28%) Windows
2 14 (15.05%) Linux
3 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (3.23%) Windows Phone
5 3 (3.23%) Solaris
6 2 (2.15%) Android
6 2 (2.15%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.08%) UNIX
7 1 (1.08%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.20%) ITIL
2 15 (16.13%) SIEM
3 7 (7.53%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.38%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.30%) Fault Management
5 4 (4.30%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (4.30%) Change Control
5 4 (4.30%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.23%) Time Management
6 3 (3.23%) Data Protection
6 3 (3.23%) Security Testing
6 3 (3.23%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.23%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (3.23%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (3.23%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (3.23%) Network Design
6 3 (3.23%) Information Security
6 3 (3.23%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.23%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.75%) SQL
2 1 (1.08%) VBScript
2 1 (1.08%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (34.41%) Security Cleared
2 30 (32.26%) SC Cleared
3 19 (20.43%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (16.13%) CCNA
5 12 (12.90%) DV Cleared
6 8 (8.60%) Degree
7 5 (5.38%) CCNP
7 5 (5.38%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.23%) GIAC
8 3 (3.23%) CEH
8 3 (3.23%) CCIE
9 1 (1.08%) MCSE
9 1 (1.08%) MCITP
9 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.08%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.75%) SLA
2 3 (3.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (16.13%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.45%) vSphere
4 5 (5.38%) Hyper-V
5 4 (4.30%) XenApp
6 3 (3.23%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.23%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.08%) SCOM
1 1 (1.08%) vMotion
Vendors
1 52 (55.91%) Cisco
2 28 (30.11%) CheckPoint
3 23 (24.73%) Microsoft
4 18 (19.35%) VMware
5 14 (15.05%) Citrix
6 11 (11.83%) F5
7 8 (8.60%) Juniper
8 2 (2.15%) Nokia
8 2 (2.15%) Websense
8 2 (2.15%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (2.15%) Avaya
8 2 (2.15%) SAP
8 2 (2.15%) HP
8 2 (2.15%) Dell
8 2 (2.15%) Mitel
8 2 (2.15%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.15%) Sourcefire
8 2 (2.15%) Google
8 2 (2.15%) IronPort
9 1 (1.08%) Riverbed
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