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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 45 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 47 44 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.54% 4.53% 4.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.43% 20.85% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21 44 38
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
230 211 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 27.12% 21.71% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 151 187 169
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £25,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 7 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 81 (90.00%) LAN
2 45 (50.00%) Firewall
3 42 (46.67%) Cisco
4 34 (37.78%) Security Cleared
5 33 (36.67%) TCP/IP
6 32 (35.56%) SC Cleared
7 27 (30.00%) CheckPoint
8 24 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (24.44%) SIEM
9 22 (24.44%) Internet
9 22 (24.44%) HTTP
9 22 (24.44%) SMTP
9 22 (24.44%) Windows
10 20 (22.22%) DV Cleared
11 17 (18.89%) VoIP
11 17 (18.89%) ITIL
12 16 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
12 16 (17.78%) Wireless
13 15 (16.67%) VPN
14 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
14 14 (15.56%) Active Directory
15 13 (14.44%) OSPF
16 12 (13.33%) F5
17 11 (12.22%) Network Security
17 11 (12.22%) BGP
18 10 (11.11%) CCNA
18 10 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (11.11%) MPLS
18 10 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
19 9 (10.00%) DNS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 9 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (3.33%) Lync
5 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.44%) MS Office
2 2 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.22%) Infor CRM
1 2 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (2.22%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 81 (90.00%) LAN
2 45 (50.00%) Firewall
3 33 (36.67%) TCP/IP
4 24 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
5 22 (24.44%) Internet
5 22 (24.44%) HTTP
5 22 (24.44%) SMTP
6 17 (18.89%) VoIP
7 16 (17.78%) Wireless
8 15 (16.67%) VPN
9 13 (14.44%) OSPF
10 11 (12.22%) Network Security
10 11 (12.22%) BGP
11 10 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (11.11%) MPLS
11 10 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (10.00%) DNS
13 7 (7.78%) LDAP
14 6 (6.67%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (6.67%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.11%) MySQL
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (7.78%) Finance
2 2 (2.22%) Local Government
2 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.11%) Law
3 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (42.22%) Network Engineer
2 25 (27.78%) Analyst
3 18 (20.00%) Network Team Leader
3 18 (20.00%) Team Leader
4 9 (10.00%) Firewall Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
5 5 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (4.44%) Designer
6 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Designer
6 4 (4.44%) Technology Manager
6 4 (4.44%) Architect
6 4 (4.44%) Network Designer
7 3 (3.33%) Service Analyst
7 3 (3.33%) Field Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Field Support Engineer
7 3 (3.33%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.22%) Technical Design Authority
8 2 (2.22%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (2.22%) Network Specialist
8 2 (2.22%) Information Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.44%) PKI
2 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.44%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.22%) iPad
3 2 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (1.11%) Clustering
4 1 (1.11%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.44%) Windows
2 9 (10.00%) Linux
3 6 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (4.44%) Windows Phone
6 3 (3.33%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.33%) Solaris
7 1 (1.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (24.44%) SIEM
2 17 (18.89%) ITIL
3 7 (7.78%) Load Balancing
4 5 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (4.44%) Incident Management
5 4 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (4.44%) Change Control
5 4 (4.44%) Change Management
5 4 (4.44%) CRM
6 3 (3.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.33%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (3.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (3.33%) Information Security
6 3 (3.33%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (3.33%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (3.33%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (3.33%) Security Testing
6 3 (3.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.78%) SQL
2 2 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (37.78%) Security Cleared
2 32 (35.56%) SC Cleared
3 20 (22.22%) DV Cleared
4 16 (17.78%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (11.11%) CCNA
6 6 (6.67%) CCNP
7 4 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (4.44%) CCIE
8 3 (3.33%) CEH
8 3 (3.33%) GIAC
9 2 (2.22%) Degree
9 2 (2.22%) MCP
9 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.11%) CCDP
10 1 (1.11%) RHCE
10 1 (1.11%) MCSE
10 1 (1.11%) MCITP
10 1 (1.11%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.56%) SLA
1 5 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.33%) Snort
4 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 42 (46.67%) Cisco
2 27 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 14 (15.56%) Microsoft
4 12 (13.33%) F5
5 8 (8.89%) Juniper
6 7 (7.78%) Mitel
7 5 (5.56%) VMware
8 4 (4.44%) SonicWALL
9 3 (3.33%) Sourcefire
10 2 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.11%) Intel
11 1 (1.11%) Avaya
11 1 (1.11%) Nokia
11 1 (1.11%) Siemens
11 1 (1.11%) Pegasus
11 1 (1.11%) Oracle
11 1 (1.11%) Websense
11 1 (1.11%) Aerohive Networks
11 1 (1.11%) IronPort
11 1 (1.11%) Blue Coat
Southampton, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £17,000 - £28,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago