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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 49 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 11 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.51% 2.20% 4.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.75% 17.46% 31.65%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 25
Average salary £41,500 £43,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.48% +22.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £32,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £50,840
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
80 63 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 14.76% 12.57% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 62 54 74
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Swindon

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (90.70%) LAN
2 25 (58.14%) Cisco Certification
3 23 (53.49%) Cisco
4 20 (46.51%) MPLS
4 20 (46.51%) Firewall
5 17 (39.53%) Telecoms
5 17 (39.53%) VPN
6 16 (37.21%) CCNA
7 15 (34.88%) VoIP
8 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
9 13 (30.23%) CCNP
10 11 (25.58%) Juniper
10 11 (25.58%) MS Visio
10 11 (25.58%) Network Design
11 9 (20.93%) CCTV
11 9 (20.93%) SDH
11 9 (20.93%) C
11 9 (20.93%) DWDM
12 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
12 8 (18.60%) Wireless
13 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
13 7 (16.28%) ITIL
13 7 (16.28%) Linux
13 7 (16.28%) Ethernet
14 6 (13.95%) DNS
14 6 (13.95%) DHCP
14 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
14 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (13.95%) Finance
14 6 (13.95%) Change Control

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (6.98%) IIS
2 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (25.58%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.30%) MS Office
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.65%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (90.70%) LAN
2 20 (46.51%) MPLS
2 20 (46.51%) Firewall
3 17 (39.53%) VPN
4 15 (34.88%) VoIP
5 9 (20.93%) SDH
5 9 (20.93%) DWDM
6 8 (18.60%) Wireless
7 7 (16.28%) Ethernet
8 6 (13.95%) DHCP
8 6 (13.95%) DNS
8 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (11.63%) Network Security
9 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
10 4 (9.30%) ATM
10 4 (9.30%) WLAN
10 4 (9.30%) IPsec
10 4 (9.30%) IP Telephony
11 3 (6.98%) Frame Relay
11 3 (6.98%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (39.53%) Telecoms
2 6 (13.95%) Finance
3 2 (4.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Network Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Network Consultant
4 4 (9.30%) Designer
4 4 (9.30%) Senior Designer
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Designer
5 3 (6.98%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Security Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (6.98%) Network Designer
5 3 (6.98%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) 1st Line Support
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) CCTV
2 2 (4.65%) Blackberry
2 2 (4.65%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.33%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.33%) BYOD
3 1 (2.33%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) UNIX
3 3 (6.98%) Solaris
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
4 2 (4.65%) Windows XP
4 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.58%) Network Design
2 7 (16.28%) ITIL
3 6 (13.95%) Change Control
4 5 (11.63%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (9.30%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.98%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.98%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
6 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.65%) ITSM
7 2 (4.65%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.65%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.65%) Service Management
7 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Change Management
7 2 (4.65%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (4.65%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.65%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (58.14%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (37.21%) CCNA
3 13 (30.23%) CCNP
4 8 (18.60%) Security Cleared
5 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
6 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
8 3 (6.98%) HP ASE
8 3 (6.98%) HP MASE
8 3 (6.98%) JNCIA
8 3 (6.98%) MCP
9 2 (4.65%) MCSE
9 2 (4.65%) CCIE
9 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (4.65%) Degree
10 1 (2.33%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (6.98%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Cisco
2 14 (32.56%) Microsoft
3 11 (25.58%) Juniper
4 5 (11.63%) VMware
5 4 (9.30%) CheckPoint
5 4 (9.30%) McAfee
6 3 (6.98%) Sun
6 3 (6.98%) HP
6 3 (6.98%) Tripwire
6 3 (6.98%) IronPort
6 3 (6.98%) ProCurve
6 3 (6.98%) Meraki
7 2 (4.65%) Nokia
7 2 (4.65%) Barracuda Networks
7 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.65%) Polycom
7 2 (4.65%) Sourcefire
7 2 (4.65%) Avaya
8 1 (2.33%) NetApp
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