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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 46 48 34
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 27 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.70% 3.51% 4.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.00% 23.16% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 25 22 23
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £29,050 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £49,750 £40,894
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
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
150 95 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 20.58% 15.18% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 126 89 72
Average salary £46,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £56,500
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 22 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Swindon

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 41 (89.13%) LAN
2 32 (69.57%) Cisco
3 30 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
4 22 (47.83%) MPLS
4 22 (47.83%) VoIP
4 22 (47.83%) Network Management
5 21 (45.65%) BGP
6 19 (41.30%) ITIL
7 18 (39.13%) CCNP
8 17 (36.96%) EIGRP
8 17 (36.96%) VLAN
9 14 (30.43%) Network Security
9 14 (30.43%) ITIL V3
10 13 (28.26%) Firewall
10 13 (28.26%) CCNA
11 12 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
12 11 (23.91%) Tandberg
12 11 (23.91%) Windows
13 10 (21.74%) H.323
14 9 (19.57%) Finance
14 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
15 8 (17.39%) Polycom
15 8 (17.39%) Cisco CUCM
15 8 (17.39%) Verint
15 8 (17.39%) Avaya
15 8 (17.39%) Genesys
16 7 (15.22%) Netcool
16 7 (15.22%) SCCP
16 7 (15.22%) Wireless

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.87%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 41 (89.13%) LAN
2 22 (47.83%) MPLS
2 22 (47.83%) VoIP
3 21 (45.65%) BGP
4 17 (36.96%) EIGRP
4 17 (36.96%) VLAN
5 14 (30.43%) Network Security
6 13 (28.26%) Firewall
7 10 (21.74%) H.323
8 7 (15.22%) SCCP
8 7 (15.22%) Wireless
8 7 (15.22%) VPN
9 6 (13.04%) IPv6
9 6 (13.04%) Ethernet
10 5 (10.87%) SAN
10 5 (10.87%) IPv4
10 5 (10.87%) IPsec
11 4 (8.70%) TCP/IP
11 4 (8.70%) OSPF
12 3 (6.52%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.70%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (19.57%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.17%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Network Specialist
2 7 (15.22%) Designer
3 6 (13.04%) Network Engineer
4 5 (10.87%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Security Designer
6 2 (4.35%) Service Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (4.35%) Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) Lead Designer
6 2 (4.35%) Architect
6 2 (4.35%) Network Designer
6 2 (4.35%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.17%) Desktop Support
7 1 (2.17%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (26.09%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.52%) Clustering
3 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.52%) EqualLogic
4 2 (4.35%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.17%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.91%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (10.87%) Windows 7
4 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 8
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) Network Management
2 19 (41.30%) ITIL
3 14 (30.43%) ITIL V3
4 7 (15.22%) Demand Forecasting
4 7 (15.22%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (13.04%) Service Management
6 3 (6.52%) Time Management
7 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
7 2 (4.35%) Migration
7 2 (4.35%) ITSM
8 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.17%) Service Delivery
8 1 (2.17%) Asset Management
8 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
8 1 (2.17%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.17%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (65.22%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (39.13%) CCNP
3 13 (28.26%) CCNA
4 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 7 (15.22%) SC Cleared
5 7 (15.22%) Degree
6 6 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (10.87%) JNCIS
8 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (6.52%) CCDA
9 2 (4.35%) CCIE
10 1 (2.17%) MCSE
10 1 (2.17%) HND
10 1 (2.17%) CCDP
10 1 (2.17%) JNCIA
10 1 (2.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.35%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (15.22%) Netcool
2 7 (15.22%) CiscoWorks
3 4 (8.70%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.17%) WSUS
4 1 (2.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Cisco
2 11 (23.91%) Tandberg
3 8 (17.39%) Polycom
3 8 (17.39%) Verint
3 8 (17.39%) Avaya
3 8 (17.39%) Genesys
4 7 (15.22%) Microsoft
5 6 (13.04%) VMware
5 6 (13.04%) CheckPoint
5 6 (13.04%) Juniper
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix
6 4 (8.70%) Symantec
7 3 (6.52%) Dell
8 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
8 2 (4.35%) BT
8 2 (4.35%) Apple
8 2 (4.35%) McAfee
9 1 (2.17%) TOWER Software
9 1 (2.17%) Sourcefire
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