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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 50 48 42
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 42 48 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.03% 5.32% 4.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.56% 20.78% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 46
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £37,500 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £53,650 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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
171 231 208
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.48% 25.58% 22.17%
Number of salaries quoted 152 152 183
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 60 (75.95%) Cisco
1 60 (75.95%) Firewall
2 52 (65.82%) Cisco Certification
3 50 (63.29%) LAN
4 44 (55.70%) Network Security
5 38 (48.10%) CCNP
6 36 (45.57%) VoIP
6 36 (45.57%) Cisco ASA
7 31 (39.24%) CCIE
8 28 (35.44%) F5
9 24 (30.38%) Wireless
10 22 (27.85%) Network Design
11 20 (25.32%) Blue Coat
11 20 (25.32%) MPLS
11 20 (25.32%) Riverbed
11 20 (25.32%) Skype
12 19 (24.05%) CCNA
13 18 (22.78%) Windows
13 18 (22.78%) IP Telephony
14 16 (20.25%) SC Cleared
14 16 (20.25%) Security Cleared
14 16 (20.25%) SLA
15 15 (18.99%) Active Directory
16 14 (17.72%) Windows Server
16 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
16 14 (17.72%) Palo Alto
16 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
16 14 (17.72%) MS Exchange
16 14 (17.72%) Project Management
16 14 (17.72%) Telecoms

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 14 (17.72%) MS Exchange
2 9 (11.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (7.59%) IIS
4 4 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.53%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.86%) MS Office
3 1 (1.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (75.95%) Firewall
2 50 (63.29%) LAN
3 44 (55.70%) Network Security
4 36 (45.57%) Cisco ASA
4 36 (45.57%) VoIP
5 24 (30.38%) Wireless
6 20 (25.32%) MPLS
6 20 (25.32%) Skype
7 18 (22.78%) IP Telephony
8 11 (13.92%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (13.92%) Cisco Wireless
8 11 (13.92%) DNS
8 11 (13.92%) VPN
9 10 (12.66%) DHCP
10 8 (10.13%) SAN
11 4 (5.06%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
12 3 (3.80%) WLAN
13 2 (2.53%) NAS
General
1 14 (17.72%) Telecoms
2 9 (11.39%) Pharmaceutical
3 6 (7.59%) Retail
4 3 (3.80%) Finance
5 2 (2.53%) Electronics
5 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 44 (55.70%) Network Engineer
2 28 (35.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (31.65%) Cisco Engineer
4 24 (30.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 23 (29.11%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 23 (29.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (18.99%) IT Engineer
7 11 (13.92%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 11 (13.92%) Wireless Engineer
7 11 (13.92%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 10 (12.66%) Analyst
8 10 (12.66%) Firewall Engineer
9 8 (10.13%) Senior IT Engineer
10 7 (8.86%) Network Security Engineer
10 7 (8.86%) Security Engineer
11 6 (7.59%) Blue Coat Engineer
11 6 (7.59%) IT Security Engineer
11 6 (7.59%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
12 5 (6.33%) Support Engineer
12 5 (6.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.33%) Web Services
2 1 (1.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.72%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.33%) EPoS
3 3 (3.80%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.27%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 18 (22.78%) Windows
2 14 (17.72%) Windows Server
3 12 (15.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (10.13%) Linux
6 5 (6.33%) Unix
6 5 (6.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (6.33%) Windows 8
7 3 (3.80%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) Network Design
2 14 (17.72%) Project Management
3 13 (16.46%) Fault Management
4 12 (15.19%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (12.66%) Network Architecture
6 6 (7.59%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (7.59%) ERP
7 5 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (6.33%) CRM
7 5 (6.33%) DevOps
7 5 (6.33%) ITIL
7 5 (6.33%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.80%) Logistics
9 2 (2.53%) Analytics
9 2 (2.53%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (2.53%) Customer Analytics
9 2 (2.53%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (2.53%) People Management
9 2 (2.53%) Programme Management
9 2 (2.53%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.27%) C#
1 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 52 (65.82%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (48.10%) CCNP
3 31 (39.24%) CCIE
4 19 (24.05%) CCNA
5 16 (20.25%) SC Cleared
5 16 (20.25%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.53%) CISSP
7 1 (1.27%) Degree
7 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.25%) SLA
2 12 (15.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 8 (10.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (18.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) vSphere
2 2 (2.53%) XenApp
2 2 (2.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (15.19%) CiscoWorks
2 11 (13.92%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.27%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.27%) vRealize
3 1 (1.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 60 (75.95%) Cisco
2 28 (35.44%) F5
3 20 (25.32%) Blue Coat
3 20 (25.32%) Riverbed
4 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
4 14 (17.72%) Palo Alto
5 12 (15.19%) SolarWinds
6 9 (11.39%) CA
7 8 (10.13%) Barracuda Networks
7 8 (10.13%) SAP
7 8 (10.13%) Stonesoft
8 6 (7.59%) VMware
9 3 (3.80%) Citrix
10 2 (2.53%) CheckPoint
11 1 (1.27%) BMC
11 1 (1.27%) HP
11 1 (1.27%) IBM
11 1 (1.27%) NetApp
11 1 (1.27%) Symantec
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