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

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 44 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 3.76% 3.85% 1.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.35% 22.58% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 9
Average salary £24,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
113 93 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 18.46% 17.03% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 106 80 63
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £28,850 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 7 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Swindon

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 43 (93.48%) LAN
2 21 (45.65%) Cisco
3 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
4 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
4 16 (34.78%) MPLS
5 15 (32.61%) Firewall
5 15 (32.61%) SLA
6 14 (30.43%) DNS
6 14 (30.43%) DHCP
7 13 (28.26%) Finance
7 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (28.26%) WLAN
7 13 (28.26%) Windows
7 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
7 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
8 12 (26.09%) VPN
9 11 (23.91%) CCNA
9 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
9 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
9 11 (23.91%) Marketing
10 10 (21.74%) Internet
10 10 (21.74%) CCNP
10 10 (21.74%) VoIP
11 8 (17.39%) Juniper
11 8 (17.39%) Network Design
12 7 (15.22%) CCTV
12 7 (15.22%) DWDM
12 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 12 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 43 (93.48%) LAN
2 16 (34.78%) MPLS
3 15 (32.61%) Firewall
4 14 (30.43%) DHCP
4 14 (30.43%) DNS
5 13 (28.26%) WLAN
6 12 (26.09%) VPN
7 10 (21.74%) Internet
7 10 (21.74%) VoIP
8 7 (15.22%) SDH
8 7 (15.22%) DWDM
8 7 (15.22%) Wireless
9 6 (13.04%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (8.70%) Unified Communications
10 4 (8.70%) IPsec
10 4 (8.70%) ATM
10 4 (8.70%) Ethernet
11 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
11 3 (6.52%) Frame Relay
11 3 (6.52%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 11 (23.91%) Marketing
2 11 (23.91%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 10 (21.74%) Support Technician
3 7 (15.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (15.22%) Consultant
4 6 (13.04%) Network Consultant
5 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support Technician
6 3 (6.52%) Designer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Designer
6 3 (6.52%) Network Designer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Designer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Service Desk Technician
8 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications Manager
8 1 (2.17%) Administrator
8 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) CCTV
2 4 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) Windows
1 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2003
1 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
1 13 (28.26%) Windows 7
1 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (6.52%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.39%) Network Design
2 5 (10.87%) ITIL
3 4 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.35%) Change Management
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.35%) Application Performance Monitoring
5 2 (4.35%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.17%) Test Management
6 1 (2.17%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.17%) Change Control
6 1 (2.17%) Test Strategy
6 1 (2.17%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (23.91%) CCNA
3 10 (21.74%) CCNP
4 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) HP ASE
5 3 (6.52%) HP MASE
5 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.52%) JNCIA
6 2 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.17%) CCSE
7 1 (2.17%) JNCIS
7 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
7 1 (2.17%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (32.61%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 11 (23.91%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 21 (45.65%) Cisco
2 16 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 8 (17.39%) Juniper
4 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
5 4 (8.70%) VMware
6 3 (6.52%) Tripwire
6 3 (6.52%) IronPort
6 3 (6.52%) ProCurve
6 3 (6.52%) HP
6 3 (6.52%) Riverbed
6 3 (6.52%) Meraki
7 2 (4.35%) Nokia
7 2 (4.35%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (2.17%) Red Hat
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