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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 45 55 60
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 34 32 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.99% 3.79% 3.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.50% 14.95% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 29
Average salary £45,000 £39,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% +3.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
206 214 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 30.21% 25.33% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 178 189 206
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £24,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 71 (84.52%) LAN
2 51 (60.71%) Cisco
3 47 (55.95%) Firewall
4 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 26 (30.95%) TCP/IP
5 26 (30.95%) CheckPoint
6 22 (26.19%) SC Cleared
6 22 (26.19%) Security Cleared
7 21 (25.00%) VoIP
8 20 (23.81%) Active Directory
8 20 (23.81%) VMware
9 19 (22.62%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (21.43%) Citrix
10 18 (21.43%) SAN
10 18 (21.43%) MS Exchange
11 17 (20.24%) Wireless
12 16 (19.05%) ITIL
13 15 (17.86%) Windows
13 15 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
14 13 (15.48%) VPN
14 13 (15.48%) SQL
15 12 (14.29%) CCNA
15 12 (14.29%) Lync
15 12 (14.29%) F5
16 11 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (13.10%) BGP
16 11 (13.10%) DNS
16 11 (13.10%) Linux
16 11 (13.10%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (11.90%) WLAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 12 (14.29%) Lync
3 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (2.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) MS Office
1 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (84.52%) LAN
2 47 (55.95%) Firewall
3 26 (30.95%) TCP/IP
4 21 (25.00%) VoIP
5 19 (22.62%) Cisco ASA
6 18 (21.43%) SAN
7 17 (20.24%) Wireless
8 13 (15.48%) VPN
9 11 (13.10%) DNS
9 11 (13.10%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (13.10%) BGP
10 10 (11.90%) OSPF
10 10 (11.90%) WLAN
10 10 (11.90%) DHCP
10 10 (11.90%) Network Security
11 9 (10.71%) MPLS
12 8 (9.52%) Internet
12 8 (9.52%) IPsec
12 8 (9.52%) SMTP
12 8 (9.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.19%) DB2
2 1 (1.19%) SQLPlus
2 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.19%) MySQL
General
1 7 (8.33%) Finance
2 3 (3.57%) Retail
2 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.19%) Local Government
4 1 (1.19%) French Language
Job Titles
1 35 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 20 (23.81%) Analyst
3 17 (20.24%) Team Leader
3 17 (20.24%) Network Team Leader
4 11 (13.10%) Architect
5 10 (11.90%) Firewall Engineer
6 9 (10.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Network Architect
8 5 (5.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) Service Analyst
10 3 (3.57%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
10 3 (3.57%) Coordinator
10 3 (3.57%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.38%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.95%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.57%) PKI
3 2 (2.38%) Smartphone
3 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.19%) FMCG
4 1 (1.19%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.19%) EPoS
4 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.19%) Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) CESG
4 1 (1.19%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Linux
3 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Phone
6 2 (2.38%) Android
7 1 (1.19%) AIX
7 1 (1.19%) Solaris
7 1 (1.19%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (19.05%) ITIL
2 9 (10.71%) Load Balancing
3 8 (9.52%) SIEM
4 4 (4.76%) Fault Management
4 4 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.57%) Network Design
5 3 (3.57%) Network Architecture
6 2 (2.38%) Operations Management
6 2 (2.38%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.38%) Change Management
6 2 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.38%) ITSM
6 2 (2.38%) Risk Management
6 2 (2.38%) Migration
6 2 (2.38%) Network Management
6 2 (2.38%) People Management
6 2 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.48%) SQL
2 1 (1.19%) VBScript
2 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 22 (26.19%) SC Cleared
1 22 (26.19%) Security Cleared
2 15 (17.86%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (14.29%) CCNA
4 7 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 7 (8.33%) Degree
5 5 (5.95%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.76%) CCNP
7 3 (3.57%) CCIE
8 1 (1.19%) MCSE
8 1 (1.19%) GIAC
8 1 (1.19%) CEH
8 1 (1.19%) MCITP
8 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.19%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.90%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (23.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (13.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (11.90%) vSphere
4 8 (9.52%) XenApp
5 7 (8.33%) XenDesktop
6 5 (5.95%) Hyper-V
7 1 (1.19%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (1.19%) SCOM
1 1 (1.19%) vMotion
Vendors
1 51 (60.71%) Cisco
2 28 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 26 (30.95%) CheckPoint
4 20 (23.81%) VMware
5 18 (21.43%) Citrix
6 12 (14.29%) F5
7 9 (10.71%) Juniper
8 2 (2.38%) Nokia
8 2 (2.38%) Websense
8 2 (2.38%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (2.38%) Avaya
8 2 (2.38%) SAP
8 2 (2.38%) HP
8 2 (2.38%) Dell
8 2 (2.38%) Mitel
8 2 (2.38%) Blue Coat
8 2 (2.38%) Google
8 2 (2.38%) IronPort
9 1 (1.19%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.19%) SolarWinds
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago