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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 32 51 60
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 54 33 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 7.08% 3.80% 3.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.68% 17.01% 16.04%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 28
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £21,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £55,000 £57,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
228 194 187
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 29.88% 22.32% 21.27%
Number of salaries quoted 164 172 177
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 93 (87.74%) LAN
2 60 (56.60%) Cisco
3 59 (55.66%) Firewall
4 36 (33.96%) Security Cleared
5 35 (33.02%) TCP/IP
6 34 (32.08%) CheckPoint
6 34 (32.08%) SC Cleared
7 30 (28.30%) Cisco ASA
8 23 (21.70%) Wireless
8 23 (21.70%) VoIP
9 22 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
11 20 (18.87%) Windows
12 19 (17.92%) SMTP
12 19 (17.92%) HTTP
12 19 (17.92%) Internet
12 19 (17.92%) SIEM
13 17 (16.04%) VPN
14 16 (15.09%) VMware
14 16 (15.09%) DV Cleared
15 15 (14.15%) F5
15 15 (14.15%) CCNA
15 15 (14.15%) ITIL
15 15 (14.15%) Linux
16 14 (13.21%) OSPF
17 13 (12.26%) BGP
17 13 (12.26%) SAN
17 13 (12.26%) Active Directory
17 13 (12.26%) Wi-Fi
18 12 (11.32%) Network Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 11 (10.38%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.66%) Lync
3 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.83%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.94%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (9.43%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.60%) MS Office
3 1 (0.94%) MS Project
3 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.94%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.94%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (87.74%) LAN
2 59 (55.66%) Firewall
3 35 (33.02%) TCP/IP
4 30 (28.30%) Cisco ASA
5 23 (21.70%) VoIP
5 23 (21.70%) Wireless
6 19 (17.92%) Internet
6 19 (17.92%) SMTP
6 19 (17.92%) HTTP
7 17 (16.04%) VPN
8 14 (13.21%) OSPF
9 13 (12.26%) BGP
9 13 (12.26%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (12.26%) SAN
10 12 (11.32%) Network Security
11 11 (10.38%) MPLS
12 10 (9.43%) IPsec
12 10 (9.43%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (8.49%) VLAN
13 9 (8.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
2 1 (0.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (5.66%) Finance
2 3 (2.83%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.89%) Retail
3 2 (1.89%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (48.11%) Network Engineer
2 24 (22.64%) Team Leader
2 24 (22.64%) Network Team Leader
3 23 (21.70%) Analyst
4 13 (12.26%) Firewall Engineer
5 8 (7.55%) Architect
5 8 (7.55%) Senior Network Engineer
6 6 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (3.77%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (3.77%) Infrastructure Designer
7 4 (3.77%) Designer
8 3 (2.83%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (2.83%) Technical Architect
8 3 (2.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 2 (1.89%) Network Designer
9 2 (1.89%) Coordinator
9 2 (1.89%) Junior
9 2 (1.89%) Support Engineer
9 2 (1.89%) Service Desk Analyst
9 2 (1.89%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.66%) PKI
2 5 (4.72%) Data Centre
3 2 (1.89%) Smartphone
3 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.94%) Clustering
4 1 (0.94%) CESG
4 1 (0.94%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.87%) Windows
2 15 (14.15%) Linux
3 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.83%) Solaris
7 2 (1.89%) Android
7 2 (1.89%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.89%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.94%) UNIX
8 1 (0.94%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (17.92%) SIEM
2 15 (14.15%) ITIL
3 8 (7.55%) Load Balancing
4 5 (4.72%) Incident Management
5 4 (3.77%) Fault Management
5 4 (3.77%) Change Control
5 4 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (3.77%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (3.77%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (2.83%) Malware Analysis
6 3 (2.83%) Security Testing
6 3 (2.83%) Time Management
6 3 (2.83%) Data Protection
6 3 (2.83%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.83%) Service Delivery
6 3 (2.83%) Change Management
6 3 (2.83%) Computer Forensics
6 3 (2.83%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (2.83%) Network Design
6 3 (2.83%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.49%) SQL
2 1 (0.94%) VBScript
2 1 (0.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 36 (33.96%) Security Cleared
2 34 (32.08%) SC Cleared
3 22 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (15.09%) DV Cleared
5 15 (14.15%) CCNA
6 8 (7.55%) CCNP
7 7 (6.60%) Degree
8 5 (4.72%) CCIE
9 4 (3.77%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.83%) GIAC
10 3 (2.83%) CEH
11 1 (0.94%) MCITP
11 1 (0.94%) MCSE
11 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.94%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.43%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (12.26%) Active Directory
2 7 (6.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.72%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.77%) vSphere
5 3 (2.83%) Snort
6 2 (1.89%) XenApp
7 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (0.94%) CiscoWorks
1 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
1 1 (0.94%) SCOM
1 1 (0.94%) vMotion
Vendors
1 60 (56.60%) Cisco
2 34 (32.08%) CheckPoint
3 21 (19.81%) Microsoft
4 16 (15.09%) VMware
5 15 (14.15%) F5
6 11 (10.38%) Citrix
7 9 (8.49%) Juniper
8 2 (1.89%) Nokia
8 2 (1.89%) Websense
8 2 (1.89%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (1.89%) Avaya
8 2 (1.89%) HP
8 2 (1.89%) Dell
8 2 (1.89%) Mitel
8 2 (1.89%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.89%) Sourcefire
8 2 (1.89%) Google
8 2 (1.89%) IronPort
9 1 (0.94%) Riverbed
9 1 (0.94%) SolarWinds
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