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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 54 57 55
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 29 32 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.67% 4.08% 4.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.29% 16.67% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 27 30 29
Average salary £38,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,600 £24,350 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £65,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
178 192 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.50% 24.46% 24.35%
Number of salaries quoted 163 186 161
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £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 24 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 55 (91.67%) LAN
2 32 (53.33%) Windows
3 31 (51.67%) TCP/IP
4 29 (48.33%) Cisco
5 23 (38.33%) Firewall
6 22 (36.67%) DNS
6 22 (36.67%) Active Directory
7 20 (33.33%) VMware
8 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
9 17 (28.33%) SAN
10 16 (26.67%) MS Exchange
10 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 15 (25.00%) VLAN
11 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 14 (23.33%) Citrix
13 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
13 13 (21.67%) Wireless
14 12 (20.00%) CCNP
14 12 (20.00%) CheckPoint
14 12 (20.00%) ITIL
15 11 (18.33%) LDAP
15 11 (18.33%) FTP
15 11 (18.33%) HTTP
15 11 (18.33%) CCNA
15 11 (18.33%) Management Information System
15 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
15 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
16 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
16 10 (16.67%) DHCP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 10 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.33%) SharePoint
5 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
3 1 (1.67%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.67%) SalesLogix
2 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.33%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 55 (91.67%) LAN
2 31 (51.67%) TCP/IP
3 23 (38.33%) Firewall
4 22 (36.67%) DNS
5 17 (28.33%) SAN
6 15 (25.00%) VLAN
7 13 (21.67%) Wireless
8 11 (18.33%) FTP
8 11 (18.33%) HTTP
8 11 (18.33%) LDAP
9 10 (16.67%) DHCP
10 9 (15.00%) VPN
10 9 (15.00%) MPLS
11 8 (13.33%) OSPF
11 8 (13.33%) BGP
12 7 (11.67%) Internet
12 7 (11.67%) SMTP
12 7 (11.67%) tcpdump
12 7 (11.67%) Intrusion Detection
13 6 (10.00%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (28.33%) Analyst
2 7 (11.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (11.67%) Security Analyst
2 7 (11.67%) Help Desk Support
3 5 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 5 (8.33%) IT Security Analyst
3 5 (8.33%) Forensic Analyst
4 4 (6.67%) Network Team Leader
4 4 (6.67%) Team Leader
4 4 (6.67%) Technology Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Designer
5 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Service Analyst
5 3 (5.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (3.33%) Architect
6 2 (3.33%) IT Manager
6 2 (3.33%) Network Designer
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.67%) PKI
3 3 (5.00%) Mainframe
3 3 (5.00%) Kindle
4 2 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.33%) iPhone
4 2 (3.33%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 32 (53.33%) Windows
2 16 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (16.67%) Solaris
4 10 (16.67%) Linux
5 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 3 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (20.00%) ITIL
2 9 (15.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (11.67%) SIEM
3 7 (11.67%) Incident Management
3 7 (11.67%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (11.67%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (10.00%) Change Control
4 6 (10.00%) Computer Forensics
4 6 (10.00%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (10.00%) Information Security
4 6 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 5 (8.33%) Information Assurance
5 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (8.33%) Data Analysis
5 5 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 5 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (6.67%) People Management
6 4 (6.67%) CRM
6 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (21.67%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (20.00%) CCNP
3 11 (18.33%) CCNA
3 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.33%) Security Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 6 (10.00%) GIAC
5 5 (8.33%) GCIA
5 5 (8.33%) GCIH
6 4 (6.67%) Degree
7 3 (5.00%) CCIE
7 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.33%) CCDP
8 2 (3.33%) MCSE
8 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.33%) CCDE
9 1 (1.67%) CCSA
9 1 (1.67%) VCP5
9 1 (1.67%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (15.00%) SLA
2 5 (8.33%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.67%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 22 (36.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.67%) Snort
4 6 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (8.33%) vSphere
Vendors
1 29 (48.33%) Cisco
2 20 (33.33%) VMware
3 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
4 14 (23.33%) Citrix
5 12 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.33%) Sourcefire
7 4 (6.67%) SonicWALL
7 4 (6.67%) Mitel
8 3 (5.00%) Juniper
8 3 (5.00%) Oracle
8 3 (5.00%) Red Hat
9 2 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (3.33%) F5
10 1 (1.67%) Intel
10 1 (1.67%) Genesys
10 1 (1.67%) Pegasus
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Posted: 8 days ago
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