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 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 62 49 35
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 41 52 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 3.17% 4.88% 5.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.83% 30.77% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 36 47 62
Average salary £43,500 £31,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.32% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £50,000 £39,694
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
259 169 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 20.03% 15.85% 28.28%
Number of salaries quoted 221 151 297
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £46,500 £55,250
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 22 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 22 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 27 £47,500 +35.71% 3
Chippenham -14 9 £24,000 -58.26% 2
Melksham - 1 £32,500 - 2
Salisbury - 1 £24,000 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 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 65 (77.38%) LAN
2 49 (58.33%) Cisco
3 35 (41.67%) ITIL
3 35 (41.67%) Firewall
4 34 (40.48%) Windows
4 34 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (34.52%) VoIP
6 26 (30.95%) VMware
7 25 (29.76%) Network Management
8 23 (27.38%) MPLS
9 22 (26.19%) BGP
10 21 (25.00%) CCNP
11 20 (23.81%) VLAN
12 19 (22.62%) Security Cleared
13 18 (21.43%) EIGRP
14 17 (20.24%) CCNA
14 17 (20.24%) ITIL V3
14 17 (20.24%) Network Security
15 14 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
16 13 (15.48%) Degree
16 13 (15.48%) Active Directory
16 13 (15.48%) Juniper
16 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
17 12 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
18 11 (13.10%) Tandberg
18 11 (13.10%) SC Cleared
18 11 (13.10%) SLA
18 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
18 11 (13.10%) SAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.38%) Lync
3 1 (1.19%) CMS
3 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) MS Office
1 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (2.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 65 (77.38%) LAN
2 35 (41.67%) Firewall
3 29 (34.52%) VoIP
4 23 (27.38%) MPLS
5 22 (26.19%) BGP
6 20 (23.81%) VLAN
7 18 (21.43%) EIGRP
8 17 (20.24%) Network Security
9 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
9 11 (13.10%) SAN
9 11 (13.10%) H.323
10 10 (11.90%) Wireless
11 8 (9.52%) SCCP
11 8 (9.52%) VPN
12 6 (7.14%) IP Telephony
12 6 (7.14%) NAS
12 6 (7.14%) Unified Communications
12 6 (7.14%) IPv6
12 6 (7.14%) Ethernet
13 5 (5.95%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 11 (13.10%) Finance
2 5 (5.95%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.38%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (13.10%) Network Specialist
2 9 (10.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (10.71%) Consultant
3 8 (9.52%) Designer
4 7 (8.33%) Network Engineer
4 7 (8.33%) Technical Support
5 5 (5.95%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (5.95%) Architect
5 5 (5.95%) Network Consultant
5 5 (5.95%) Capacity Planning Consultant
6 4 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.57%) Network Designer
7 3 (3.57%) Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
7 3 (3.57%) Service Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Technical Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Security Designer
8 2 (2.38%) Server Engineer
8 2 (2.38%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) HTML
2 6 (7.14%) Application Packaging
3 1 (1.19%) CSS
3 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.57%) Clustering
4 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.57%) EqualLogic
5 2 (2.38%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.19%) NHS
6 1 (1.19%) PACS
6 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 34 (40.48%) Windows
2 14 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.95%) Windows XP
5 3 (3.57%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.38%) Linux
6 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.67%) ITIL
2 25 (29.76%) Network Management
3 17 (20.24%) ITIL V3
4 11 (13.10%) Service Management
5 9 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
6 8 (9.52%) Demand Forecasting
7 7 (8.33%) Problem Management
8 6 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
8 6 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
9 5 (5.95%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (4.76%) Build Automation
10 4 (4.76%) Project Management
11 3 (3.57%) PRINCE2
11 3 (3.57%) Time Management
12 2 (2.38%) Incident Management
12 2 (2.38%) Kalman Filter
12 2 (2.38%) Migration
12 2 (2.38%) ITSM
12 2 (2.38%) Service Delivery
12 2 (2.38%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.90%) SQL
2 6 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.14%) Java
2 6 (7.14%) Perl
2 6 (7.14%) VB
2 6 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (1.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 34 (40.48%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (25.00%) CCNP
3 19 (22.62%) Security Cleared
4 17 (20.24%) CCNA
5 13 (15.48%) Degree
6 11 (13.10%) SC Cleared
7 8 (9.52%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (5.95%) JNCIS
9 3 (3.57%) CCDA
9 3 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.38%) CCIE
10 2 (2.38%) CCDP
11 1 (1.19%) MCSE
11 1 (1.19%) HND
11 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.19%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.19%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (13.10%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.19%) HL7
System Software
1 14 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (15.48%) Active Directory
3 8 (9.52%) Terminal Services
4 6 (7.14%) VMware ESX
5 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
6 3 (3.57%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (10.71%) CiscoWorks
1 9 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (9.52%) Netcool
3 6 (7.14%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (7.14%) CA Spectrum
3 6 (7.14%) Nagios
3 6 (7.14%) Backup Exec
3 6 (7.14%) OPNET
3 6 (7.14%) OpenView
4 1 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.19%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (58.33%) Cisco
2 26 (30.95%) VMware
3 13 (15.48%) Juniper
4 11 (13.10%) Tandberg
5 9 (10.71%) Microsoft
6 8 (9.52%) Polycom
6 8 (9.52%) Verint
6 8 (9.52%) Avaya
6 8 (9.52%) Genesys
6 8 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 7 (8.33%) HP
7 7 (8.33%) SolarWinds
8 6 (7.14%) Riverbed
8 6 (7.14%) F5
8 6 (7.14%) Citrix
8 6 (7.14%) CA
9 4 (4.76%) Symantec
10 3 (3.57%) Apple
10 3 (3.57%) Dell
10 3 (3.57%) Blue Coat
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