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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 53 59 43
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 39 27 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 4.42% 2.98% 5.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.08% 15.43% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 37
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £20,750 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
185 175 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 20.98% 19.34% 28.39%
Number of salaries quoted 139 148 203
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,600 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Southampton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 59 (88.06%) LAN
2 36 (53.73%) Windows
3 33 (49.25%) TCP/IP
4 32 (47.76%) Firewall
5 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
6 23 (34.33%) Cisco
6 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
7 21 (31.34%) MS Exchange
8 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
9 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (20.90%) VMware
10 14 (20.90%) CheckPoint
10 14 (20.90%) DNS
11 13 (19.40%) HTTP
11 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
11 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
11 13 (19.40%) VLAN
12 12 (17.91%) DV Cleared
12 12 (17.91%) SIEM
12 12 (17.91%) SMTP
12 12 (17.91%) Internet
12 12 (17.91%) SAN
13 11 (16.42%) OSPF
13 11 (16.42%) VPN
13 11 (16.42%) Finance
14 10 (14.93%) ITIL
14 10 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
15 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2010

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (31.34%) MS Exchange
2 9 (13.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (11.94%) SharePoint
3 8 (11.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (10.45%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.96%) MS Office
3 2 (2.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (8.96%) SalesLogix
2 4 (5.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (5.97%) GoldMine
Communications & Networking
1 59 (88.06%) LAN
2 33 (49.25%) TCP/IP
3 32 (47.76%) Firewall
4 14 (20.90%) DNS
5 13 (19.40%) HTTP
5 13 (19.40%) VLAN
6 12 (17.91%) SMTP
6 12 (17.91%) Internet
6 12 (17.91%) SAN
7 11 (16.42%) OSPF
7 11 (16.42%) VPN
8 10 (14.93%) Cisco ASA
9 9 (13.43%) BGP
9 9 (13.43%) MPLS
10 8 (11.94%) Wi-Fi
10 8 (11.94%) Cisco Nexus
10 8 (11.94%) Network Security
11 7 (10.45%) LDAP
12 6 (8.96%) Cisco IOS
13 5 (7.46%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (13.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Law
2 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (22.39%) Analyst
2 14 (20.90%) Network Engineer
3 8 (11.94%) Technology Manager
4 7 (10.45%) Help Desk Support
5 5 (7.46%) Designer
5 5 (7.46%) Network Team Leader
5 5 (7.46%) Team Leader
5 5 (7.46%) Network Designer
5 5 (7.46%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) IT Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Security Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Information Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Designer
7 3 (4.48%) Forensic Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) IT Security Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Field Support Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.94%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.97%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.97%) iPad
2 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.97%) iPhone
3 3 (4.48%) Kindle
3 3 (4.48%) PKI
4 1 (1.49%) PDA
4 1 (1.49%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 36 (53.73%) Windows
2 19 (28.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (26.87%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (10.45%) Linux
5 4 (5.97%) Solaris
5 4 (5.97%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.97%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.91%) SIEM
2 10 (14.93%) ITIL
3 8 (11.94%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (11.94%) CRM
4 7 (10.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (7.46%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (5.97%) Information Security
6 4 (5.97%) Computer Forensics
6 4 (5.97%) Ethical Hacking
6 4 (5.97%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.97%) Information Assurance
6 4 (5.97%) Change Control
6 4 (5.97%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (5.97%) Performance Monitoring
6 4 (5.97%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (5.97%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.97%) Stress Testing
6 4 (5.97%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) SQL
2 6 (8.96%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (19.40%) SC Cleared
1 13 (19.40%) Security Cleared
2 12 (17.91%) DV Cleared
3 9 (13.43%) CCNP
3 9 (13.43%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (7.46%) CCIE
5 4 (5.97%) GIAC
6 3 (4.48%) CCDE
6 3 (4.48%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (4.48%) CCNA
6 3 (4.48%) CCDP
6 3 (4.48%) GCIA
6 3 (4.48%) GCIH
7 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.99%) MCP
8 1 (1.49%) Degree
8 1 (1.49%) VCP5
8 1 (1.49%) MCSE
8 1 (1.49%) JNCIS
8 1 (1.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) SLA
2 7 (10.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 24 (35.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
3 6 (8.96%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (5.97%) Snort
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (34.33%) Cisco
1 23 (34.33%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.90%) VMware
2 14 (20.90%) CheckPoint
3 9 (13.43%) Citrix
3 9 (13.43%) Mitel
4 8 (11.94%) F5
4 8 (11.94%) SonicWALL
5 5 (7.46%) Juniper
6 4 (5.97%) Sourcefire
6 4 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (2.99%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.49%) Siemens
8 1 (1.49%) Intel
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Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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