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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 47 54 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.98% 1.84% 5.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.06% 15.79% 38.46%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 25
Average salary £47,500 £40,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.28% +15.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,400 £29,915
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £50,840
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
85 57 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 14.71% 11.66% 13.05%
Number of salaries quoted 61 49 60
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,350
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,450
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Swindon

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 38 (82.61%) LAN
2 28 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (56.52%) Cisco
4 23 (50.00%) Firewall
5 20 (43.48%) VPN
6 18 (39.13%) MPLS
7 17 (36.96%) Juniper
7 17 (36.96%) VoIP
7 17 (36.96%) Telecoms
8 15 (32.61%) CCNA
9 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
10 12 (26.09%) CCNP
10 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
11 11 (23.91%) MS Visio
11 11 (23.91%) Network Design
11 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
12 10 (21.74%) Network Security
13 9 (19.57%) CCTV
13 9 (19.57%) SDH
13 9 (19.57%) C
13 9 (19.57%) DWDM
13 9 (19.57%) Change Control
14 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
14 8 (17.39%) McAfee
14 8 (17.39%) Linux
14 8 (17.39%) ITIL
15 7 (15.22%) Ethernet
16 6 (13.04%) DNS
16 6 (13.04%) DHCP
16 6 (13.04%) SQL Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 3 (6.52%) IIS
2 1 (2.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Visio
2 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.52%) MS Office
4 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (82.61%) LAN
2 23 (50.00%) Firewall
3 20 (43.48%) VPN
4 18 (39.13%) MPLS
5 17 (36.96%) VoIP
6 10 (21.74%) Network Security
7 9 (19.57%) DWDM
7 9 (19.57%) SDH
8 7 (15.22%) Ethernet
9 6 (13.04%) DHCP
9 6 (13.04%) DNS
9 6 (13.04%) Wireless
10 4 (8.70%) IPsec
10 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (8.70%) ATM
10 4 (8.70%) WLAN
11 3 (6.52%) SNMP
11 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
11 3 (6.52%) SAN
11 3 (6.52%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (36.96%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.22%) Designer
3 6 (13.04%) Senior Designer
3 6 (13.04%) Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Network Consultant
4 4 (8.70%) Network Designer
4 4 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Network Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Designer
5 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.52%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Architect
5 3 (6.52%) Security Designer
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (19.57%) CCTV
2 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.17%) CMDB
5 1 (2.17%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (8.70%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.52%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) Solaris
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.91%) Network Design
2 9 (19.57%) Change Control
3 8 (17.39%) ITIL
4 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL V3
5 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (6.52%) Release Management
5 3 (6.52%) PRINCE2
5 3 (6.52%) Configuration Management
5 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.35%) ITSM
6 2 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (4.35%) TOGAF
6 2 (4.35%) Service Management
6 2 (4.35%) Service Delivery
6 2 (4.35%) Network Management
6 2 (4.35%) Cyber Security
6 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
6 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (60.87%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (32.61%) CCNA
3 12 (26.09%) CCNP
3 12 (26.09%) Security Cleared
4 11 (23.91%) SC Cleared
5 5 (10.87%) CCIE
5 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
6 4 (8.70%) JNCIS
7 3 (6.52%) JNCIA
7 3 (6.52%) MCP
8 2 (4.35%) MCSE
8 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.35%) Degree
8 2 (4.35%) HP ASE
8 2 (4.35%) HP MASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (6.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Cisco
2 17 (36.96%) Juniper
3 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
4 8 (17.39%) CheckPoint
4 8 (17.39%) McAfee
5 6 (13.04%) Sourcefire
6 4 (8.70%) VMware
7 3 (6.52%) Blue Coat
7 3 (6.52%) Polycom
7 3 (6.52%) Sun
7 3 (6.52%) Avaya
8 2 (4.35%) Nokia
8 2 (4.35%) HP
8 2 (4.35%) IronPort
8 2 (4.35%) Tripwire
8 2 (4.35%) ProCurve
8 2 (4.35%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.35%) Meraki
9 1 (2.17%) Verint
9 1 (2.17%) Tandberg
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