The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 45 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 20 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.98% 3.73% 1.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.83% 24.68% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 17 19 7
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £32,500 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £62,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
WAN
Wiltshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
96 77 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.09% 15.13% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 84 65 58
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,100 £27,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

WAN
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

WAN Salary Trend in Swindon

WAN
Salary Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Swindon

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 42 (91.30%) LAN
2 23 (50.00%) Cisco
3 22 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (43.48%) MPLS
5 18 (39.13%) Firewall
6 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
6 14 (30.43%) CCNA
6 14 (30.43%) VPN
6 14 (30.43%) VoIP
7 11 (23.91%) MS Visio
7 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
7 11 (23.91%) Juniper
8 10 (21.74%) CCNP
8 10 (21.74%) Network Design
9 9 (19.57%) Wireless
9 9 (19.57%) CCTV
9 9 (19.57%) DWDM
9 9 (19.57%) SDH
9 9 (19.57%) C
10 8 (17.39%) Windows
10 8 (17.39%) WLAN
10 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
10 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 7 (15.22%) Finance
11 7 (15.22%) DNS
11 7 (15.22%) DHCP
11 7 (15.22%) SLA
12 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
12 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (13.04%) Active Directory

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.70%) MS Office
3 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
4 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (91.30%) LAN
2 20 (43.48%) MPLS
3 18 (39.13%) Firewall
4 14 (30.43%) VPN
4 14 (30.43%) VoIP
5 9 (19.57%) Wireless
5 9 (19.57%) DWDM
5 9 (19.57%) SDH
6 8 (17.39%) WLAN
7 7 (15.22%) DNS
7 7 (15.22%) DHCP
8 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (8.70%) Internet
9 4 (8.70%) ATM
9 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
9 4 (8.70%) IPsec
9 4 (8.70%) IP Telephony
9 4 (8.70%) Unified Communications
10 3 (6.52%) Software-Defined Networking
10 3 (6.52%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.22%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Consultant
3 6 (13.04%) Network Consultant
4 5 (10.87%) Support Technician
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Designer
6 3 (6.52%) Designer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Designer
6 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (6.52%) Network Designer
6 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.35%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) CCTV
2 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.17%) BYOD
4 1 (2.17%) CMDB
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
1 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.52%) Linux
4 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Network Design
2 6 (13.04%) ITIL
3 5 (10.87%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (6.52%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
5 2 (4.35%) ITSM
5 2 (4.35%) Service Management
5 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.35%) Change Management
5 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.35%) Change Control
5 2 (4.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 1 (2.17%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.17%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Management
6 1 (2.17%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Coaching
6 1 (2.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) C
Qualifications
1 22 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (30.43%) CCNA
3 10 (21.74%) CCNP
4 5 (10.87%) Security Cleared
5 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
6 3 (6.52%) JNCIA
6 3 (6.52%) HP ASE
6 3 (6.52%) HP MASE
7 2 (4.35%) MCSE
7 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.35%) Degree
8 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
8 1 (2.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
2 2 (4.35%) QA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 23 (50.00%) Cisco
2 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) Juniper
3 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
4 4 (8.70%) VMware
5 3 (6.52%) Riverbed
5 3 (6.52%) Meraki
5 3 (6.52%) Tripwire
5 3 (6.52%) ProCurve
5 3 (6.52%) IronPort
5 3 (6.52%) HP
5 3 (6.52%) McAfee
6 2 (4.35%) Nokia
6 2 (4.35%) Avaya
6 2 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
6 2 (4.35%) Polycom
7 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
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