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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 57 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 30 34 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.53% 4.14% 4.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.54% 15.96% 18.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22 34 32
Average salary £38,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £18,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £58,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
193 213 204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.71% 25.94% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 168 211 171
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 19 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 60 (96.77%) LAN
2 34 (54.84%) Windows
3 32 (51.61%) Cisco
4 26 (41.94%) TCP/IP
5 22 (35.48%) VMware
6 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
7 20 (32.26%) SAN
8 18 (29.03%) Firewall
8 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
9 17 (27.42%) DNS
9 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
10 16 (25.81%) CCNA
10 16 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
11 15 (24.19%) CCNP
11 15 (24.19%) ITIL
12 14 (22.58%) Citrix
12 14 (22.58%) VLAN
13 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
14 12 (19.35%) CheckPoint
14 12 (19.35%) Wireless
14 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
14 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
14 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2010
15 11 (17.74%) LDAP
15 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
15 11 (17.74%) FTP
15 11 (17.74%) HTTP
16 10 (16.13%) Solaris

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (27.42%) MS Exchange
2 11 (17.74%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (12.90%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
5 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.61%) Lync
6 1 (1.61%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (17.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.84%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 60 (96.77%) LAN
2 26 (41.94%) TCP/IP
3 20 (32.26%) SAN
4 18 (29.03%) Firewall
5 17 (27.42%) DNS
6 14 (22.58%) VLAN
7 12 (19.35%) Wireless
8 11 (17.74%) FTP
8 11 (17.74%) HTTP
8 11 (17.74%) LDAP
9 9 (14.52%) DHCP
9 9 (14.52%) MPLS
10 7 (11.29%) Internet
10 7 (11.29%) SMTP
10 7 (11.29%) VPN
10 7 (11.29%) Intrusion Detection
10 7 (11.29%) tcpdump
11 6 (9.68%) Wireshark
11 6 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (9.68%) DMVPN
General
1 8 (12.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.23%) Law
3 2 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.61%) Banking
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
4 1 (1.61%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (30.65%) Analyst
2 8 (12.90%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 7 (11.29%) Security Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Help Desk Support
4 4 (6.45%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Network Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Service Analyst
4 4 (6.45%) Team Leader
4 4 (6.45%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (4.84%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Forensic Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) Sales Manager
5 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (4.84%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (4.84%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (4.84%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.84%) Architect
5 3 (4.84%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (3.23%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.84%) Middleware
2 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (14.52%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.45%) PKI
3 3 (4.84%) Mainframe
3 3 (4.84%) Kindle
4 2 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.61%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.61%) PMI
5 1 (1.61%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.61%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.61%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 34 (54.84%) Windows
2 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (20.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (19.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (16.13%) Solaris
4 10 (16.13%) Linux
5 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.84%) UNIX
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.19%) ITIL
2 8 (12.90%) Kalman Filter
3 7 (11.29%) Penetration Testing
3 7 (11.29%) Incident Management
3 7 (11.29%) Root Cause Analysis
3 7 (11.29%) SIEM
4 6 (9.68%) Change Control
4 6 (9.68%) Security Testing
4 6 (9.68%) Computer Forensics
4 6 (9.68%) Ethical Hacking
4 6 (9.68%) Information Security
5 5 (8.06%) Technical Analysis
6 4 (6.45%) People Management
6 4 (6.45%) ITIL V3
6 4 (6.45%) Data Analysis
6 4 (6.45%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (4.84%) Scrum
7 3 (4.84%) Change Management
7 3 (4.84%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (4.84%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.90%) SQL
2 1 (1.61%) VBScript
2 1 (1.61%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (25.81%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (25.81%) CCNA
2 15 (24.19%) CCNP
3 12 (19.35%) SC Cleared
3 12 (19.35%) Security Cleared
4 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (9.68%) MCSE
5 6 (9.68%) GIAC
6 5 (8.06%) Degree
7 4 (6.45%) DV Cleared
8 3 (4.84%) MCSA
8 3 (4.84%) CCIE
8 3 (4.84%) MCP
8 3 (4.84%) CCDA
8 3 (4.84%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (4.84%) GCIA
8 3 (4.84%) GCIH
8 3 (4.84%) CEH
8 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.84%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.61%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 21 (33.87%) Active Directory
2 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (12.90%) Hyper-V
4 7 (11.29%) Snort
5 6 (9.68%) vSphere
6 1 (1.61%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) SCCM
1 1 (1.61%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (51.61%) Cisco
2 22 (35.48%) VMware
3 18 (29.03%) Microsoft
4 14 (22.58%) Citrix
5 12 (19.35%) CheckPoint
6 5 (8.06%) Sourcefire
7 3 (4.84%) Red Hat
7 3 (4.84%) Juniper
7 3 (4.84%) Oracle
8 2 (3.23%) Intel
9 1 (1.61%) TIBCO
9 1 (1.61%) Websense
9 1 (1.61%) IronPort
9 1 (1.61%) Sitecore
9 1 (1.61%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.61%) F5
9 1 (1.61%) SAP
9 1 (1.61%) HP
9 1 (1.61%) Genesys
9 1 (1.61%) Nokia
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Posted: Yesterday
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