The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Street region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 9 25 13
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 7.14% 4.41% 2.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 13.64% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £47,500 £48,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.04% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
WAN
Somerset

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Street region.

Communications & Networking Category
Street
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
8 22 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Street 28.57% 32.35% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 0
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Street

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Street region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Street

WAN
Salary Trend in Street

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Street region.

WAN Salary Trend in Street

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Street

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Street 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Market Research
2 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) PABX
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) StorNext
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
2 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Street by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Street 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 1 (50.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Network Security
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) iSCSI
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) FCoE
2 1 (50.00%) PABX
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Head of IT
1 1 (50.00%) Architecture Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Architecture
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Handset
1 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Market Research
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
1 1 (50.00%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) StorNext
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
1 1 (50.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco