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

Location
3 months to
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 62 43
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 4.27% 1.11% 3.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.32% 8.22% 24.44%
Number of salaries quoted 21 6 19
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,907 £23,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £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
112 73 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 19.11% 13.49% 15.85%
Number of salaries quoted 76 51 77
Average salary £44,500 £40,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% +21.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,300
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 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Swindon

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 35 (71.43%) LAN
2 33 (67.35%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (61.22%) Cisco
4 22 (44.90%) Firewall
5 20 (40.82%) VPN
6 19 (38.78%) Juniper
6 19 (38.78%) CCNP
6 19 (38.78%) Network Security
7 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
7 18 (36.73%) MPLS
7 18 (36.73%) VoIP
8 17 (34.69%) SC Cleared
8 17 (34.69%) Network Management
9 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
9 16 (32.65%) ITIL
9 16 (32.65%) CCNA
10 14 (28.57%) BGP
11 12 (24.49%) ITIL V3
12 10 (20.41%) Video Conferencing
12 10 (20.41%) McAfee
12 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
12 10 (20.41%) Ethernet
13 9 (18.37%) Windows
13 9 (18.37%) EIGRP
13 9 (18.37%) JNCIS
13 9 (18.37%) VLAN
14 8 (16.33%) Finance
14 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
14 8 (16.33%) Change Control
15 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 (6.12%) IIS
1 3 (6.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) CMS
2 1 (2.04%) Lync
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (16.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (14.29%) MS Office
3 5 (10.20%) MS Visio
4 4 (8.16%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (71.43%) LAN
2 22 (44.90%) Firewall
3 20 (40.82%) VPN
4 19 (38.78%) Network Security
5 18 (36.73%) MPLS
5 18 (36.73%) VoIP
6 14 (28.57%) BGP
7 10 (20.41%) Ethernet
8 9 (18.37%) EIGRP
8 9 (18.37%) VLAN
9 7 (14.29%) H.323
9 7 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 7 (14.29%) IPv6
10 6 (12.24%) IPv4
10 6 (12.24%) IPsec
11 5 (10.20%) OSPF
12 4 (8.16%) Unified Communications
12 4 (8.16%) DNS
12 4 (8.16%) DHCP
13 3 (6.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 6 (12.24%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.08%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Billing
Job Titles
1 13 (26.53%) Designer
2 8 (16.33%) Network Specialist
2 8 (16.33%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Security Designer
4 4 (8.16%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Architect
4 4 (8.16%) Analyst
4 4 (8.16%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.12%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.12%) Network Designer
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) Security Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.12%) Network Security Specialist
5 3 (6.12%) Lead Designer
5 3 (6.12%) Senior Designer
5 3 (6.12%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.08%) 1st Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) .NET
2 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (6.12%) Blackberry
4 3 (6.12%) Cryptography
5 1 (2.04%) CCTV
5 1 (2.04%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.37%) Windows
2 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 7 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (12.24%) Windows XP
3 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 8
5 3 (6.12%) UNIX
5 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.12%) Solaris
6 2 (4.08%) Windows 2000
6 2 (4.08%) Android
7 1 (2.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (34.69%) Network Management
2 16 (32.65%) ITIL
3 12 (24.49%) ITIL V3
4 8 (16.33%) Change Control
5 5 (10.20%) Service Management
6 4 (8.16%) ITSM
6 4 (8.16%) Configuration Management
6 4 (8.16%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (8.16%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.16%) Demand Forecasting
7 3 (6.12%) Release Management
7 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (6.12%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (6.12%) Network Design
7 3 (6.12%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.12%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.12%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.08%) TOGAF
8 2 (4.08%) Supplier Management
8 2 (4.08%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 33 (67.35%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (38.78%) CCNP
3 18 (36.73%) Security Cleared
4 17 (34.69%) SC Cleared
5 16 (32.65%) CCNA
6 9 (18.37%) JNCIS
7 7 (14.29%) Degree
7 7 (14.29%) CCIE
8 6 (12.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (8.16%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (8.16%) CCDA
10 3 (6.12%) MCSE
10 3 (6.12%) MCP
11 1 (2.04%) HND
11 1 (2.04%) CCDP
11 1 (2.04%) JNCIA
11 1 (2.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.08%) SLA
2 1 (2.04%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.41%) Active Directory
2 4 (8.16%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.04%) ProxySG
4 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 4 (8.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (6.12%) CiscoWorks
2 3 (6.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.12%) Netcool
2 3 (6.12%) NetBackup
3 1 (2.04%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.04%) WSUS
3 1 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 30 (61.22%) Cisco
2 19 (38.78%) Juniper
3 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
4 10 (20.41%) McAfee
5 7 (14.29%) Sourcefire
5 7 (14.29%) Tandberg
6 6 (12.24%) Polycom
6 6 (12.24%) CheckPoint
6 6 (12.24%) Avaya
7 5 (10.20%) VMware
8 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
8 4 (8.16%) Genesys
8 4 (8.16%) Verint
9 3 (6.12%) Sun
10 2 (4.08%) Apple
11 1 (2.04%) NetApp
11 1 (2.04%) Citrix
11 1 (2.04%) Symantec
11 1 (2.04%) BT