The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 62 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 45 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.05% 5.75% 4.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.02% 25.71% 23.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 45 27
Median salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £25,000 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
118 175 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 18.58% 22.38% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 115 173 137
Median salary £42,500 £47,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% +17.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £37,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for WAN.

1 31 (91.18%) LAN
2 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
3 20 (58.82%) Windows Server
4 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (55.88%) VMware
5 15 (44.12%) Windows 7
5 15 (44.12%) Hyper-V
5 15 (44.12%) Windows 8
5 15 (44.12%) Windows 10
6 14 (41.18%) Cisco
6 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
7 13 (38.24%) CCNP
7 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
7 13 (38.24%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (38.24%) VLAN
8 9 (26.47%) MPLS
8 9 (26.47%) VPN
9 8 (23.53%) CCNA
10 7 (20.59%) CCIE
10 7 (20.59%) Office 365
11 6 (17.65%) Cisco UCCE
11 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 6 (17.65%) VoIP
11 6 (17.65%) IP Telephony
11 6 (17.65%) Firewall
12 5 (14.71%) DNS
12 5 (14.71%) Network Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
2 1 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Office 365
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (91.18%) LAN
2 14 (41.18%) TCP/IP
3 13 (38.24%) VLAN
3 13 (38.24%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (26.47%) MPLS
4 9 (26.47%) VPN
5 6 (17.65%) Firewall
5 6 (17.65%) IP Telephony
5 6 (17.65%) VoIP
6 5 (14.71%) DNS
6 5 (14.71%) Network Security
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (8.82%) BGP
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco ISE
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (8.82%) Cisco Wireless
8 3 (8.82%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 3 (8.82%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (11.76%) Banking
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) IT Support
1 13 (38.24%) IT Support Technician
1 13 (38.24%) IT Technician
1 13 (38.24%) Support Technician
2 4 (11.76%) IT Manager
2 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Network Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Network Security Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Network Support
3 3 (8.82%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) Security Consultant
3 3 (8.82%) Support Engineer
3 3 (8.82%) VoIP Engineer
4 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (2.94%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Service Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.94%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 20 (58.82%) Windows Server
3 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (55.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (44.12%) Windows 10
4 15 (44.12%) Windows 7
4 15 (44.12%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) CRM
1 4 (11.76%) Data Protection
1 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
2 3 (8.82%) Network Architecture
2 3 (8.82%) Network Design
2 3 (8.82%) Presales
3 2 (5.88%) Change Management
3 2 (5.88%) ITIL
3 2 (5.88%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
1 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
2 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) CCNP
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (23.53%) CCNA
3 7 (20.59%) CCIE
4 3 (8.82%) CCSE
5 2 (5.88%) CCDP
5 2 (5.88%) CCNP Voice
System Software
1 21 (61.76%) Active Directory
2 19 (55.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (44.12%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.88%) HP SIM
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (55.88%) VMware
2 14 (41.18%) Cisco
3 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.76%) F5
4 4 (11.76%) Infor
4 4 (11.76%) Mitel
4 4 (11.76%) SonicWALL
5 3 (8.82%) CheckPoint
5 3 (8.82%) Fortinet
5 3 (8.82%) Palo Alto
6 2 (5.88%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix