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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 66 49
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 71 31 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 6.33% 2.55% 4.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.83% 12.65% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 67 28 39
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +12.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,800 £70,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
238 245 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wiltshire 21.21% 20.15% 15.20%
Number of salaries quoted 219 214 133
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 2015. 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
Salisbury +11 29 £32,000 +33.33% 6
Swindon +13 25 £27,250 -32.71% 2
Chippenham +8 13 £39,750 +65.62%
Corsham - 1 £38,500 -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

1 111 (87.40%) LAN
2 64 (50.39%) Cisco
3 62 (48.82%) Cisco Certification
4 50 (39.37%) Windows
5 49 (38.58%) Microsoft
6 45 (35.43%) CCNA
7 42 (33.07%) VPN
8 40 (31.50%) Firewall
9 39 (30.71%) WLAN
9 39 (30.71%) Windows Server 2008
10 38 (29.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 37 (29.13%) SLA
11 37 (29.13%) ITIL
11 37 (29.13%) Security Cleared
12 36 (28.35%) Windows Server 2012
13 35 (27.56%) CCNP
14 32 (25.20%) Active Directory
15 31 (24.41%) TCP/IP
16 30 (23.62%) MPLS
17 29 (22.83%) DNS
18 27 (21.26%) MS Excel
19 26 (20.47%) Service Management
20 23 (18.11%) DHCP
20 23 (18.11%) Juniper
21 22 (17.32%) MS Exchange
21 22 (17.32%) Wireless
22 21 (16.54%) BGP
23 19 (14.96%) VMware
23 19 (14.96%) ITIL V3
23 19 (14.96%) Windows 7

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 22 (17.32%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.51%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.57%) Lync
5 1 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 27 (21.26%) MS Excel
2 9 (7.09%) MS Office
3 3 (2.36%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 111 (87.40%) LAN
2 42 (33.07%) VPN
3 40 (31.50%) Firewall
4 39 (30.71%) WLAN
5 31 (24.41%) TCP/IP
6 30 (23.62%) MPLS
7 29 (22.83%) DNS
8 23 (18.11%) DHCP
9 22 (17.32%) Wireless
10 21 (16.54%) BGP
11 16 (12.60%) EIGRP
11 16 (12.60%) Internet
12 15 (11.81%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (11.02%) Cisco Nexus
14 13 (10.24%) Wireshark
15 12 (9.45%) Cisco ASA
16 9 (7.09%) VLAN
16 9 (7.09%) VoIP
17 6 (4.72%) SSL
18 4 (3.15%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.39%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.36%) OLAP
2 3 (2.36%) Oracle OLAP
2 3 (2.36%) Big Data
2 3 (2.36%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (10.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.36%) Yeoman
General
1 15 (11.81%) Marketing
2 14 (11.02%) Finance
3 12 (9.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.15%) Advertising
5 3 (2.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (34.65%) Network Engineer
2 19 (14.96%) Support Technician
3 17 (13.39%) Team Leader
3 17 (13.39%) Network Team Leader
4 13 (10.24%) Analyst
5 10 (7.87%) Consultant
5 10 (7.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 9 (7.09%) Support Engineer
6 9 (7.09%) Network Consultant
6 9 (7.09%) Network Analyst
7 8 (6.30%) Service Manager
7 8 (6.30%) Configuration Manager
8 7 (5.51%) Desktop Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Coordinator
9 6 (4.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) IT Support
10 5 (3.94%) 2nd Line Support Technician
11 4 (3.15%) Desktop Support Engineer
11 4 (3.15%) IT Support Technician
11 4 (3.15%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.94%) Web Services
2 1 (0.79%) LAMP
2 1 (0.79%) HTML
2 1 (0.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.39%) CMDB
2 15 (11.81%) Video Conferencing
2 15 (11.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.36%) Fat Client
3 3 (2.36%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (0.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 50 (39.37%) Windows
2 39 (30.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (29.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (28.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (14.96%) Windows 7
6 8 (6.30%) Windows XP
7 5 (3.94%) Linux
8 4 (3.15%) Windows Vista
9 3 (2.36%) Windows 2000
10 1 (0.79%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.79%) Android
10 1 (0.79%) CentOS
10 1 (0.79%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (29.13%) ITIL
2 26 (20.47%) Service Management
3 19 (14.96%) ITIL V3
4 17 (13.39%) Configuration Management
4 17 (13.39%) Validation
5 14 (11.02%) CRM
6 13 (10.24%) Root Cause Analysis
6 13 (10.24%) Capacity Management
6 13 (10.24%) Incident Management
6 13 (10.24%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (10.24%) Security Patching
7 11 (8.66%) Load Balancing
7 11 (8.66%) PRINCE2
7 11 (8.66%) Project Management
8 10 (7.87%) Asset Management
9 9 (7.09%) Business Continuity
10 8 (6.30%) Network Design
10 8 (6.30%) Service Delivery
10 8 (6.30%) People Management
11 5 (3.94%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.30%) SQL
2 1 (0.79%) VB
2 1 (0.79%) Python
2 1 (0.79%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.79%) Java
2 1 (0.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 62 (48.82%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (35.43%) CCNA
3 37 (29.13%) Security Cleared
4 35 (27.56%) CCNP
5 17 (13.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (12.60%) MCSE
7 3 (2.36%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (2.36%) CCSE
8 2 (1.57%) MCP
8 2 (1.57%) HP ASE
8 2 (1.57%) HP MASE
9 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.79%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 1 (0.79%) CCDP
9 1 (0.79%) MCDST
9 1 (0.79%) MCTS
9 1 (0.79%) MCITP
9 1 (0.79%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (29.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.79%) QA
System Software
1 32 (25.20%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.94%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.57%) vSphere
5 1 (0.79%) iptables
5 1 (0.79%) Firmware
5 1 (0.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (10.24%) Cisco LMS
1 13 (10.24%) Opsview
2 2 (1.57%) Nagios
3 1 (0.79%) OPNET
3 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.79%) Puppet
3 1 (0.79%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.79%) OpenView
Vendors
1 64 (50.39%) Cisco
2 49 (38.58%) Microsoft
3 23 (18.11%) Juniper
4 19 (14.96%) VMware
5 17 (13.39%) Oracle
5 17 (13.39%) Symantec
6 11 (8.66%) SonicWALL
7 8 (6.30%) Citrix
8 7 (5.51%) Riverbed
9 6 (4.72%) CheckPoint
9 6 (4.72%) Barracuda Networks
10 4 (3.15%) McAfee
10 4 (3.15%) Toshiba
11 3 (2.36%) BT
11 3 (2.36%) HP
11 3 (2.36%) Dell
12 2 (1.57%) Tripwire
12 2 (1.57%) IronPort
12 2 (1.57%) ProCurve
12 2 (1.57%) SolarWinds
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