The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Southampton region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 54 60 73
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 31 31 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 3.61% 3.40% 1.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.23% 14.69% 9.44%
Number of salaries quoted 23 29 16
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +28.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £58,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
191 211 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 22.26% 23.16% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 166 204 171
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £21,650
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
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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 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 75 (97.40%) LAN
2 41 (53.25%) Windows
3 35 (45.45%) Cisco
4 26 (33.77%) TCP/IP
5 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
6 22 (28.57%) DNS
7 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
8 19 (24.68%) Cisco Certification
9 18 (23.38%) CCNA
9 18 (23.38%) SQL
9 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
10 17 (22.08%) LDAP
10 17 (22.08%) Linux
10 17 (22.08%) FTP
10 17 (22.08%) HTTP
10 17 (22.08%) SAN
10 17 (22.08%) Firewall
11 16 (20.78%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (20.78%) CCNP
11 16 (20.78%) MS Exchange
11 16 (20.78%) Solaris
11 16 (20.78%) ITIL
11 16 (20.78%) SC Cleared
12 15 (19.48%) MCSE
12 15 (19.48%) VMware
13 14 (18.18%) Internet
13 14 (18.18%) SMTP
13 14 (18.18%) Snort
13 14 (18.18%) tcpdump
13 14 (18.18%) SIEM

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 16 (20.78%) MS Exchange
2 11 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 7 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (5.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.90%) IIS
7 2 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (1.30%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 75 (97.40%) LAN
2 26 (33.77%) TCP/IP
3 22 (28.57%) DNS
4 17 (22.08%) LDAP
4 17 (22.08%) FTP
4 17 (22.08%) HTTP
4 17 (22.08%) SAN
4 17 (22.08%) Firewall
5 14 (18.18%) Internet
5 14 (18.18%) SMTP
5 14 (18.18%) tcpdump
6 13 (16.88%) Wireshark
7 10 (12.99%) Wireless
7 10 (12.99%) Intrusion Detection
8 9 (11.69%) VPN
9 8 (10.39%) DHCP
10 7 (9.09%) VLAN
10 7 (9.09%) Network Security
10 7 (9.09%) IPsec
10 7 (9.09%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (3.90%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (3.90%) Cognos Impromptu
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 7 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.19%) Law
4 1 (1.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.30%) Banking
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
4 1 (1.30%) Electronics
4 1 (1.30%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Analyst
2 12 (15.58%) Security Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (10.39%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Service Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.79%) Service Desk Analyst
5 6 (7.79%) Designer
6 5 (6.49%) IT Security Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Infrastructure Designer
6 5 (6.49%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Team Leader
7 4 (5.19%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Network Team Leader
8 3 (3.90%) Business Project Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Business Manager
8 3 (3.90%) Business Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.90%) Middleware
1 3 (3.90%) EDI
2 1 (1.30%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (5.19%) PKI
3 4 (5.19%) CESG
4 3 (3.90%) Cryptography
5 2 (2.60%) Mainframe
5 2 (2.60%) Clustering
6 1 (1.30%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.30%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.30%) DTV
6 1 (1.30%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 41 (53.25%) Windows
2 17 (22.08%) Linux
3 16 (20.78%) Solaris
4 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (11.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (10.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (7.79%) UNIX
8 5 (6.49%) Windows 7
8 5 (6.49%) Windows XP
9 3 (3.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.78%) ITIL
2 14 (18.18%) SIEM
3 11 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 10 (12.99%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (11.69%) Computer Forensics
5 9 (11.69%) Change Control
6 8 (10.39%) Information Security
6 8 (10.39%) Security Testing
6 8 (10.39%) Ethical Hacking
7 5 (6.49%) Load Balancing
7 5 (6.49%) Technical Analysis
7 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2
8 4 (5.19%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (5.19%) Analytics
9 3 (3.90%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.90%) Data Analysis
9 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.90%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.38%) SQL
2 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (23.38%) CCNA
2 18 (23.38%) Security Cleared
3 16 (20.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (20.78%) CCNP
3 16 (20.78%) SC Cleared
4 15 (19.48%) MCSE
5 11 (14.29%) GIAC
6 8 (10.39%) MCP
7 7 (9.09%) DV Cleared
8 6 (7.79%) MCSA
8 6 (7.79%) MCITP
8 6 (7.79%) CEH
9 5 (6.49%) CCSA
9 5 (6.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (5.19%) Degree
11 3 (3.90%) GCIA
11 3 (3.90%) GCIH
11 3 (3.90%) CCIE
11 3 (3.90%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
1 4 (5.19%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.30%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 21 (27.27%) Active Directory
2 14 (18.18%) Snort
3 7 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.79%) vSphere
5 5 (6.49%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.30%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) SCCM
1 1 (1.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 35 (45.45%) Cisco
2 25 (32.47%) Microsoft
3 15 (19.48%) VMware
4 13 (16.88%) CheckPoint
5 12 (15.58%) Sourcefire
6 9 (11.69%) Citrix
7 4 (5.19%) Intel
7 4 (5.19%) Juniper
7 4 (5.19%) LogRhythm
8 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
8 3 (3.90%) Oracle
8 3 (3.90%) Cognos
8 3 (3.90%) HP
9 2 (2.60%) F5
10 1 (1.30%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.30%) IronPort
10 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.30%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.30%) TIBCO
10 1 (1.30%) Websense
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