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

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 45 60 46
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.35% 1.02% 2.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.81% 7.35% 23.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 14
Average salary £44,500 £27,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+64.81% -19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £27,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £43,200 £42,050
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
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
105 68 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 18.26% 13.85% 12.06%
Number of salaries quoted 75 52 61
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £49,000
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 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Swindon

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (76.00%) LAN
2 32 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (62.00%) Cisco
4 24 (48.00%) Firewall
5 23 (46.00%) VoIP
6 22 (44.00%) MPLS
7 21 (42.00%) VPN
8 18 (36.00%) Juniper
8 18 (36.00%) CCNA
8 18 (36.00%) Network Security
8 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
9 17 (34.00%) CCNP
10 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
11 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
11 14 (28.00%) ITIL
11 14 (28.00%) Telecoms
12 11 (22.00%) Network Management
12 11 (22.00%) ITIL V3
12 11 (22.00%) Ethernet
12 11 (22.00%) BGP
13 10 (20.00%) Finance
14 9 (18.00%) McAfee
15 8 (16.00%) EIGRP
15 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
15 8 (16.00%) Linux
15 8 (16.00%) VLAN
15 8 (16.00%) Change Control
16 7 (14.00%) Network Design
16 7 (14.00%) Sourcefire
16 7 (14.00%) JNCIS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 (6.00%) IIS
1 3 (6.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.00%) Lync
2 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (14.00%) MS Visio
2 6 (12.00%) MS Excel
3 5 (10.00%) MS Office
4 2 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (76.00%) LAN
2 24 (48.00%) Firewall
3 23 (46.00%) VoIP
4 22 (44.00%) MPLS
5 21 (42.00%) VPN
6 18 (36.00%) Network Security
7 11 (22.00%) Ethernet
7 11 (22.00%) BGP
8 8 (16.00%) EIGRP
8 8 (16.00%) VLAN
9 7 (14.00%) IPsec
10 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (12.00%) ATM
11 5 (10.00%) DHCP
11 5 (10.00%) SDH
11 5 (10.00%) DNS
11 5 (10.00%) DWDM
12 4 (8.00%) H.323
12 4 (8.00%) IPv6
12 4 (8.00%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (28.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.00%) Network Engineer
2 12 (24.00%) Designer
3 8 (16.00%) Network Specialist
4 6 (12.00%) Network Designer
4 6 (12.00%) Security Designer
4 6 (12.00%) Senior Designer
5 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Security Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Network Security Specialist
6 3 (6.00%) Senior Network Designer
6 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.00%) Service Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (4.00%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.00%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.00%) CCTV
3 3 (6.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.00%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Linux
2 6 (12.00%) Windows
3 4 (8.00%) Windows XP
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.00%) Solaris
4 3 (6.00%) UNIX
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 2000
5 2 (4.00%) Android
5 2 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.00%) Network Management
2 11 (22.00%) ITIL V3
3 8 (16.00%) Change Control
4 7 (14.00%) Network Design
5 4 (8.00%) Configuration Management
5 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (8.00%) Demand Forecasting
6 3 (6.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (6.00%) Release Management
6 3 (6.00%) Service Management
6 3 (6.00%) Service Delivery
6 3 (6.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (6.00%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.00%) ITSM
7 2 (4.00%) Time Management
7 2 (4.00%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.00%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.00%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 32 (64.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (36.00%) CCNA
2 18 (36.00%) Security Cleared
3 17 (34.00%) CCNP
4 16 (32.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (14.00%) JNCIS
5 7 (14.00%) Degree
5 7 (14.00%) CCIE
6 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (10.00%) DV Cleared
7 5 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (8.00%) JNCIA
9 3 (6.00%) MCSE
9 3 (6.00%) MCP
10 2 (4.00%) CCDA
11 1 (2.00%) HND
11 1 (2.00%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.00%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (6.00%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (6.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.00%) Netcool
3 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (62.00%) Cisco
2 18 (36.00%) Juniper
3 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
4 9 (18.00%) McAfee
5 7 (14.00%) Sourcefire
5 7 (14.00%) CheckPoint
6 5 (10.00%) Polycom
6 5 (10.00%) VMware
6 5 (10.00%) Avaya
7 4 (8.00%) Blue Coat
8 3 (6.00%) Verint
8 3 (6.00%) Tandberg
8 3 (6.00%) Sun
8 3 (6.00%) Genesys
9 2 (4.00%) Apple
10 1 (2.00%) BT
10 1 (2.00%) NetApp
10 1 (2.00%) Nokia
10 1 (2.00%) Symantec
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
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Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago