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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 43 43 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 5.52% 4.57% 3.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.43% 22.16% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 31
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £21,300 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +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
176 194 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.59% 20.62% 19.34%
Number of salaries quoted 171 144 150
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,950 £29,500 £22,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 10 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 51 (73.91%) Cisco
2 42 (60.87%) Firewall
3 39 (56.52%) LAN
4 33 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
5 28 (40.58%) VoIP
6 27 (39.13%) Network Security
7 26 (37.68%) CCNP
8 23 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (30.43%) F5
10 20 (28.99%) MPLS
10 20 (28.99%) CCIE
11 18 (26.09%) SAN
12 16 (23.19%) Active Directory
12 16 (23.19%) Wireless
13 15 (21.74%) IP Telephony
13 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
13 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
14 13 (18.84%) Blue Coat
14 13 (18.84%) Finance
15 12 (17.39%) Telecoms
15 12 (17.39%) VMware
15 12 (17.39%) Network Design
15 12 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (17.39%) Riverbed
15 12 (17.39%) Skype
16 11 (15.94%) Network Monitoring
16 11 (15.94%) Project Management
16 11 (15.94%) Citrix
16 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
16 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 15 (21.74%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.49%) Skype for Business
3 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (13.04%) MS Office
2 3 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 42 (60.87%) Firewall
2 39 (56.52%) LAN
3 28 (40.58%) VoIP
4 27 (39.13%) Network Security
5 23 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 20 (28.99%) MPLS
7 18 (26.09%) SAN
8 16 (23.19%) Wireless
9 15 (21.74%) IP Telephony
10 12 (17.39%) Skype
11 10 (14.49%) TCP/IP
11 10 (14.49%) WLAN
12 9 (13.04%) DHCP
12 9 (13.04%) DNS
12 9 (13.04%) NAS
12 9 (13.04%) VPN
13 8 (11.59%) BGP
13 8 (11.59%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (11.59%) OSPF
14 4 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
General
1 13 (18.84%) Finance
2 12 (17.39%) Pharmaceutical
2 12 (17.39%) Telecoms
3 9 (13.04%) Retail
4 2 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 20 (28.99%) Analyst
3 16 (23.19%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (20.29%) Architect
4 14 (20.29%) Network Architect
5 11 (15.94%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 11 (15.94%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 10 (14.49%) Firewall Engineer
6 10 (14.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 10 (14.49%) Senior Analyst
7 8 (11.59%) Firewall Architect
7 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) IT Engineer
7 8 (11.59%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 7 (10.14%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 7 (10.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (10.14%) Senior IT Engineer
8 7 (10.14%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.25%) Web Services
2 3 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) EPoS
2 4 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.04%) Linux
1 9 (13.04%) Windows
2 5 (7.25%) Unix
2 5 (7.25%) Windows XP
3 3 (4.35%) AIX
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.45%) Solaris
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.39%) Network Design
2 11 (15.94%) Network Monitoring
2 11 (15.94%) Project Management
3 9 (13.04%) Fault Management
3 9 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 8 (11.59%) ERP
4 8 (11.59%) Network Architecture
4 8 (11.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (10.14%) ITIL
6 5 (7.25%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (7.25%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (7.25%) CRM
6 5 (7.25%) DevOps
6 5 (7.25%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.35%) SDLC
7 3 (4.35%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.45%) Digital Marketing
8 1 (1.45%) Logistics
8 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.14%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) C#
2 3 (4.35%) Java
3 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (37.68%) CCNP
3 20 (28.99%) CCIE
4 11 (15.94%) SC Cleared
4 11 (15.94%) Security Cleared
5 10 (14.49%) CCNA
6 3 (4.35%) Degree
7 1 (1.45%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 10 (14.49%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (23.19%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (14.49%) vSphere
2 10 (14.49%) XenApp
3 9 (13.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (14.49%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.45%) SCCM
2 1 (1.45%) SCOM
2 1 (1.45%) vMotion
Vendors
1 51 (73.91%) Cisco
2 21 (30.43%) F5
3 15 (21.74%) Microsoft
4 13 (18.84%) Blue Coat
5 12 (17.39%) Riverbed
5 12 (17.39%) VMware
6 11 (15.94%) Citrix
7 10 (14.49%) CheckPoint
7 10 (14.49%) Palo Alto
7 10 (14.49%) SolarWinds
8 9 (13.04%) Juniper
8 9 (13.04%) SAP
9 1 (1.45%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.45%) Avaya
9 1 (1.45%) Forcepoint
9 1 (1.45%) HP
9 1 (1.45%) IronPort
9 1 (1.45%) Nokia
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