The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wiltshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 66 45 42
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 40 55 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.16% 5.05% 5.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.06% 32.35% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35 48 57
Average salary £46,000 £30,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.06% +0.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £50,000 £42,100
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
WAN
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wiltshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
249 170 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 19.65% 15.61% 27.26%
Number of salaries quoted 212 147 284
Average salary £41,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.57% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £46,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Wiltshire region.

WAN Salary Trend in Wiltshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

WAN
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +2 26 £48,750 +39.28% 1
Chippenham -18 9 £24,000 -58.26% 4
Melksham - 1 £32,500 - 1
Salisbury - 1 £24,000 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 61 (75.31%) LAN
2 47 (58.02%) Cisco
3 35 (43.21%) Firewall
4 34 (41.98%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (40.74%) ITIL
6 32 (39.51%) Windows
7 27 (33.33%) VoIP
8 25 (30.86%) VMware
8 25 (30.86%) Network Management
9 22 (27.16%) MPLS
10 21 (25.93%) BGP
10 21 (25.93%) CCNP
10 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
11 17 (20.99%) VLAN
12 16 (19.75%) Network Security
12 16 (19.75%) ITIL V3
12 16 (19.75%) CCNA
12 16 (19.75%) EIGRP
13 14 (17.28%) Juniper
14 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
14 13 (16.05%) Video Conferencing
14 13 (16.05%) Degree
15 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
15 12 (14.81%) Active Directory
16 11 (13.58%) SLA
16 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP
16 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
16 11 (13.58%) Service Management
16 11 (13.58%) Tandberg

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wiltshire 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 7 (8.64%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.47%) Lync
3 1 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Office
2 5 (6.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.47%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 61 (75.31%) LAN
2 35 (43.21%) Firewall
3 27 (33.33%) VoIP
4 22 (27.16%) MPLS
5 21 (25.93%) BGP
6 17 (20.99%) VLAN
7 16 (19.75%) Network Security
7 16 (19.75%) EIGRP
8 11 (13.58%) TCP/IP
9 10 (12.35%) SAN
9 10 (12.35%) H.323
10 9 (11.11%) Wireless
10 9 (11.11%) VPN
11 7 (8.64%) Ethernet
11 7 (8.64%) IPv6
11 7 (8.64%) Unified Communications
12 6 (7.41%) NAS
12 6 (7.41%) IPsec
12 6 (7.41%) IPv4
12 6 (7.41%) SCCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 5 (6.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (12.35%) Designer
2 9 (11.11%) Network Specialist
2 9 (11.11%) Consultant
3 7 (8.64%) Network Engineer
3 7 (8.64%) Technical Support
3 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (6.17%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (6.17%) Network Consultant
4 5 (6.17%) Capacity Planning Consultant
5 4 (4.94%) Architect
6 3 (3.70%) Lead Designer
6 3 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (3.70%) Network Designer
6 3 (3.70%) Service Manager
6 3 (3.70%) Technical Manager
6 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (3.70%) Security Designer
6 3 (3.70%) Analyst
7 2 (2.47%) 3rd Line Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.64%) HTML
2 6 (7.41%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.23%) CSS
3 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (7.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.17%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.70%) Cryptography
5 3 (3.70%) EqualLogic
5 3 (3.70%) Clustering
6 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.23%) NHS
7 1 (1.23%) PACS
7 1 (1.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (39.51%) Windows
2 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.17%) Windows 7
3 5 (6.17%) Windows XP
4 4 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (3.70%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.47%) Linux
6 2 (2.47%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (40.74%) ITIL
2 25 (30.86%) Network Management
3 16 (19.75%) ITIL V3
4 11 (13.58%) Service Management
5 9 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (7.41%) Problem Management
6 6 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
6 6 (7.41%) Demand Forecasting
6 6 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (6.17%) Network Monitoring
8 4 (4.94%) Build Automation
8 4 (4.94%) Project Management
9 3 (3.70%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.70%) Time Management
10 2 (2.47%) PRINCE
10 2 (2.47%) Incident Management
10 2 (2.47%) Service Delivery
10 2 (2.47%) ITSM
11 1 (1.23%) Risk Management
11 1 (1.23%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.35%) SQL
2 6 (7.41%) VB
2 6 (7.41%) Python
2 6 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.41%) Java
2 6 (7.41%) Perl
3 1 (1.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (41.98%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (25.93%) CCNP
2 21 (25.93%) Security Cleared
3 16 (19.75%) CCNA
4 13 (16.05%) Degree
4 13 (16.05%) SC Cleared
5 8 (9.88%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (7.41%) JNCIS
7 4 (4.94%) CCDA
8 2 (2.47%) CCDP
8 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (2.47%) CCIE
9 1 (1.23%) DV Cleared
9 1 (1.23%) CCSE
9 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.23%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.23%) HND
9 1 (1.23%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.58%) SLA
2 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.23%) HL7
System Software
1 13 (16.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (14.81%) Active Directory
3 7 (8.64%) Terminal Services
4 5 (6.17%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.94%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.47%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) CiscoWorks
1 7 (8.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (7.41%) CA Spectrum
2 6 (7.41%) SolarWinds Orion
2 6 (7.41%) Netcool
2 6 (7.41%) Nagios
2 6 (7.41%) OPNET
2 6 (7.41%) OpenView
3 5 (6.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.23%) WSUS
4 1 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 47 (58.02%) Cisco
2 25 (30.86%) VMware
3 14 (17.28%) Juniper
4 11 (13.58%) Tandberg
5 8 (9.88%) Polycom
5 8 (9.88%) Verint
5 8 (9.88%) Genesys
5 8 (9.88%) Avaya
5 8 (9.88%) Microsoft
6 7 (8.64%) HP
6 7 (8.64%) CheckPoint
6 7 (8.64%) SolarWinds
7 6 (7.41%) F5
7 6 (7.41%) Riverbed
7 6 (7.41%) CA
7 6 (7.41%) Citrix
8 4 (4.94%) Symantec
9 3 (3.70%) Dell
9 3 (3.70%) Apple
10 2 (2.47%) BT
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