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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 50 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 33 25 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.06% 2.85% 3.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.23% 14.45% 12.38%
Number of salaries quoted 29 23 26
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £18,900 £21,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,700 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
181 173 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.29% 19.73% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 157 151 187
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,550 £57,500
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 19 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 58 (92.06%) LAN
2 38 (60.32%) Windows
3 34 (53.97%) TCP/IP
4 27 (42.86%) Firewall
5 25 (39.68%) Active Directory
6 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
7 21 (33.33%) Cisco
7 21 (33.33%) DNS
8 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (30.16%) MS Exchange
9 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (25.40%) ITIL
10 16 (25.40%) SAN
11 15 (23.81%) VLAN
11 15 (23.81%) VMware
12 14 (22.22%) HTTP
12 14 (22.22%) SC Cleared
12 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
13 13 (20.63%) Management Information System
14 12 (19.05%) Finance
15 11 (17.46%) LDAP
15 11 (17.46%) FTP
16 10 (15.87%) Internet
16 10 (15.87%) SMTP
16 10 (15.87%) VPN
16 10 (15.87%) CCNP
16 10 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
16 10 (15.87%) CheckPoint
16 10 (15.87%) Citrix

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (30.16%) MS Exchange
2 9 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (12.70%) SharePoint
4 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 9 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.94%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (9.52%) SalesLogix
2 4 (6.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (6.35%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 58 (92.06%) LAN
2 34 (53.97%) TCP/IP
3 27 (42.86%) Firewall
4 21 (33.33%) DNS
5 16 (25.40%) SAN
6 15 (23.81%) VLAN
7 14 (22.22%) HTTP
8 11 (17.46%) LDAP
8 11 (17.46%) FTP
9 10 (15.87%) SMTP
9 10 (15.87%) VPN
9 10 (15.87%) Internet
10 9 (14.29%) MPLS
10 9 (14.29%) OSPF
10 9 (14.29%) BGP
10 9 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (12.70%) Wireless
11 8 (12.70%) Network Security
12 7 (11.11%) tcpdump
12 7 (11.11%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2005
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.59%) Law
3 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (22.22%) Analyst
2 8 (12.70%) Technology Manager
3 7 (11.11%) Network Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Security Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Help Desk Support
4 5 (7.94%) Team Leader
4 5 (7.94%) IT Security Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (7.94%) Forensic Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Designer
5 4 (6.35%) Information Manager
5 4 (6.35%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Network Designer
5 4 (6.35%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Project Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (4.76%) Field Support Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Field Engineer
6 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Designer
7 2 (3.17%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.76%) WAP
1 3 (4.76%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.63%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.35%) PKI
2 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
2 4 (6.35%) iPhone
2 4 (6.35%) iPad
2 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.76%) Kindle
3 3 (4.76%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.59%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 38 (60.32%) Windows
2 19 (30.16%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (15.87%) Solaris
4 10 (15.87%) Linux
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Phone
6 3 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.40%) ITIL
2 10 (15.87%) SIEM
3 9 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (12.70%) CRM
4 8 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 7 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
6 6 (9.52%) Information Security
6 6 (9.52%) Computer Forensics
6 6 (9.52%) Ethical Hacking
6 6 (9.52%) Change Control
6 6 (9.52%) Information Assurance
6 6 (9.52%) Security Testing
7 5 (7.94%) Data Analysis
7 5 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (6.35%) Change Management
8 4 (6.35%) Stress Testing
8 4 (6.35%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 9 (14.29%) SQL
2 6 (9.52%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 14 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.87%) CCNP
2 10 (15.87%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (14.29%) DV Cleared
4 7 (11.11%) CCNA
5 6 (9.52%) GIAC
6 5 (7.94%) GCIA
6 5 (7.94%) GCIH
6 5 (7.94%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (6.35%) Degree
8 3 (4.76%) CCDE
8 3 (4.76%) CCIE
8 3 (4.76%) CCDP
9 2 (3.17%) MCP
9 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.59%) MCSE
10 1 (1.59%) CCSE
10 1 (1.59%) CEH
10 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.29%) SLA
2 7 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (39.68%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.70%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.11%) Snort
4 6 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Vendors
1 23 (36.51%) Microsoft
2 21 (33.33%) Cisco
3 15 (23.81%) VMware
4 10 (15.87%) CheckPoint
4 10 (15.87%) Citrix
5 9 (14.29%) Mitel
6 8 (12.70%) SonicWALL
7 6 (9.52%) Sourcefire
8 4 (6.35%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (6.35%) F5
8 4 (6.35%) Juniper
9 3 (4.76%) Oracle
9 3 (4.76%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.59%) Intel
10 1 (1.59%) Siemens
10 1 (1.59%) Pegasus
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