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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 56 46 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 16 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 2.23% 2.86% 4.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% 23.19% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15 16 24
Average salary £35,000 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £28,750 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £38,030
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
132 69 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 18.44% 12.32% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 112 68 83
Average salary £45,000 £41,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.75% +17.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Swindon

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 33 (94.29%) LAN
2 24 (68.57%) Cisco
3 21 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (45.71%) Network Management
5 15 (42.86%) VoIP
6 14 (40.00%) ITIL
6 14 (40.00%) MPLS
6 14 (40.00%) BGP
7 12 (34.29%) CCNP
8 11 (31.43%) EIGRP
8 11 (31.43%) VLAN
9 10 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
9 10 (28.57%) Windows
10 9 (25.71%) Tandberg
11 8 (22.86%) ITIL V3
11 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (22.86%) Network Security
11 8 (22.86%) CCNA
11 8 (22.86%) H.323
11 8 (22.86%) Firewall
12 6 (17.14%) Wireless
12 6 (17.14%) Finance
12 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
12 6 (17.14%) Avaya
12 6 (17.14%) Genesys
12 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
12 6 (17.14%) Service Management
12 6 (17.14%) Polycom
12 6 (17.14%) Technical Architecture
12 6 (17.14%) Verint

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) MS Office
3 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 33 (94.29%) LAN
2 15 (42.86%) VoIP
3 14 (40.00%) MPLS
3 14 (40.00%) BGP
4 11 (31.43%) EIGRP
4 11 (31.43%) VLAN
5 8 (22.86%) Network Security
5 8 (22.86%) H.323
5 8 (22.86%) Firewall
6 6 (17.14%) Wireless
7 5 (14.29%) SCCP
7 5 (14.29%) SAN
8 4 (11.43%) VPN
8 4 (11.43%) IPv4
8 4 (11.43%) IPv6
9 3 (8.57%) Ethernet
9 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
9 3 (8.57%) OSPF
9 3 (8.57%) IPsec
9 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.43%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (17.14%) Network Engineer
1 6 (17.14%) Network Specialist
2 5 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Designer
4 3 (8.57%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) Lead Designer
5 2 (5.71%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.71%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.71%) Service Manager
5 2 (5.71%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (2.86%) Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support
6 1 (2.86%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.86%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (8.57%) EqualLogic
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 10 (28.57%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (11.43%) Windows XP
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) Network Management
2 14 (40.00%) ITIL
3 8 (22.86%) ITIL V3
4 6 (17.14%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (17.14%) Service Management
5 5 (14.29%) Demand Forecasting
6 2 (5.71%) Time Management
6 2 (5.71%) ITSM
6 2 (5.71%) Migration
6 2 (5.71%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.86%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (34.29%) CCNP
3 8 (22.86%) CCNA
4 4 (11.43%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (8.57%) JNCIS
5 3 (8.57%) Degree
6 2 (5.71%) CCDA
6 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) ProxySG
2 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) CiscoWorks
1 5 (14.29%) Netcool
1 5 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (8.57%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.86%) WSUS
3 1 (2.86%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 24 (68.57%) Cisco
2 9 (25.71%) Tandberg
3 6 (17.14%) Verint
3 6 (17.14%) Polycom
3 6 (17.14%) Genesys
3 6 (17.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (17.14%) Avaya
4 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 5 (14.29%) VMware
5 4 (11.43%) Citrix
6 3 (8.57%) Symantec
6 3 (8.57%) Juniper
6 3 (8.57%) Dell
7 2 (5.71%) Blue Coat
7 2 (5.71%) Apple
8 1 (2.86%) McAfee
8 1 (2.86%) BT
8 1 (2.86%) TOWER Software
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