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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 51 50 43
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 47 31 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.77% 3.52% 5.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.48% 18.79% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 28 30 36
Average salary £45,000 £40,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.42% +5.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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
192 165 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.49% 18.73% 27.12%
Number of salaries quoted 141 144 189
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £22,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 27 February 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 67 (88.16%) LAN
2 38 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 36 (47.37%) Firewall
4 34 (44.74%) Windows
5 29 (38.16%) Cisco
6 23 (30.26%) Active Directory
7 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
8 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
9 18 (23.68%) CheckPoint
9 18 (23.68%) MS Exchange
9 18 (23.68%) HTTP
9 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
10 17 (22.37%) SIEM
10 17 (22.37%) SMTP
10 17 (22.37%) Internet
11 16 (21.05%) DNS
11 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (19.74%) DV Cleared
12 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
12 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (17.11%) OSPF
14 13 (17.11%) VPN
15 12 (15.79%) Finance
15 12 (15.79%) VLAN
16 11 (14.47%) VMware
16 11 (14.47%) BGP
16 11 (14.47%) MPLS
16 11 (14.47%) ITIL
17 10 (13.16%) Linux

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 18 (23.68%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.84%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.21%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.89%) MS Office
3 2 (2.63%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (7.89%) SalesLogix
2 4 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.26%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 67 (88.16%) LAN
2 38 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 36 (47.37%) Firewall
4 18 (23.68%) HTTP
5 17 (22.37%) SMTP
5 17 (22.37%) Internet
6 16 (21.05%) DNS
7 14 (18.42%) Cisco ASA
8 13 (17.11%) VPN
8 13 (17.11%) OSPF
9 12 (15.79%) VLAN
10 11 (14.47%) MPLS
10 11 (14.47%) BGP
11 10 (13.16%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (11.84%) Network Security
12 9 (11.84%) SAN
12 9 (11.84%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (11.84%) LDAP
13 8 (10.53%) VoIP
13 8 (10.53%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server
1 9 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (15.79%) Finance
2 1 (1.32%) Law
2 1 (1.32%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.32%) Retail
2 1 (1.32%) Local Government
2 1 (1.32%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (26.32%) Analyst
2 19 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 8 (10.53%) Team Leader
3 8 (10.53%) Network Team Leader
3 8 (10.53%) Technology Manager
4 6 (7.89%) Designer
4 6 (7.89%) Help Desk Support
4 6 (7.89%) Network Designer
5 5 (6.58%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (5.26%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (5.26%) Information Manager
7 3 (3.95%) Field Support Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.95%) Field Engineer
7 3 (3.95%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.95%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.84%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.26%) PKI
2 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.26%) iPhone
2 4 (5.26%) iPad
2 4 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.32%) Kindle
3 1 (1.32%) Mainframe
3 1 (1.32%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 34 (44.74%) Windows
2 16 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (19.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (13.16%) Linux
5 5 (6.58%) Solaris
6 4 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 4 (5.26%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.37%) SIEM
2 11 (14.47%) ITIL
3 8 (10.53%) CRM
3 8 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (7.89%) Load Balancing
4 6 (7.89%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (6.58%) Incident Management
5 5 (6.58%) Security Testing
5 5 (6.58%) Information Security
5 5 (6.58%) Computer Forensics
5 5 (6.58%) Ethical Hacking
5 5 (6.58%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (6.58%) PRINCE2
5 5 (6.58%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (6.58%) Change Control
6 4 (5.26%) Data Analysis
6 4 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.26%) Stress Testing
6 4 (5.26%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.84%) SQL
2 6 (7.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 18 (23.68%) SC Cleared
3 15 (19.74%) DV Cleared
4 10 (13.16%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (10.53%) CCNP
6 5 (6.58%) CCIE
6 5 (6.58%) GIAC
7 3 (3.95%) CCNA
7 3 (3.95%) CCDP
7 3 (3.95%) CEH
7 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.95%) CCDE
8 2 (2.63%) MCP
8 2 (2.63%) GCIA
8 2 (2.63%) GCIH
9 1 (1.32%) CCSE
9 1 (1.32%) JNCIS
9 1 (1.32%) Degree
9 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.21%) SLA
2 5 (6.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 23 (30.26%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.58%) Snort
3 5 (6.58%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 29 (38.16%) Cisco
2 22 (28.95%) Microsoft
3 18 (23.68%) CheckPoint
4 11 (14.47%) VMware
5 10 (13.16%) F5
6 9 (11.84%) Mitel
7 8 (10.53%) SonicWALL
8 7 (9.21%) Citrix
8 7 (9.21%) Juniper
9 5 (6.58%) Sourcefire
10 4 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (2.63%) Pegasus
12 1 (1.32%) Siemens
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago