The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West / Bristol
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 84 95
Rank change year-on-year -18 +11  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 40 36 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.17% 2.24% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.21% 12.08% 12.26%
Number of salaries quoted 29 36 36
Median salary £36,500 £30,250 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.66% -58.27%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bristol
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 263 298 359
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 14.29% 18.57% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 215 243 317
Median salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% -16.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Bristol

WAN
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

Salary trend for WAN in Bristol

WAN
Salary Histogram in Bristol

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Bristol over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Bristol

WAN
Job Locations in Bristol

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Bristol region over the 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 £22,500 -
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for WAN.

1 80 (88.89%) LAN
2 63 (70.00%) Cisco
3 52 (57.78%) Windows
4 44 (48.89%) Firewall
5 41 (45.56%) Windows Server
6 39 (43.33%) Active Directory
7 38 (42.22%) Microsoft
7 38 (42.22%) VMware
8 36 (40.00%) TCP/IP
8 36 (40.00%) VPN
9 30 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (27.78%) CCNA
10 25 (27.78%) ITIL
11 22 (24.44%) Network Security
12 21 (23.33%) Microsoft Office
12 21 (23.33%) CCNP
12 21 (23.33%) Data Centre
13 20 (22.22%) DHCP
14 19 (21.11%) MS Exchange
15 17 (18.89%) MPLS
15 17 (18.89%) Office 365
16 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
17 15 (16.67%) Juniper
17 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (15.56%) DNS
19 12 (13.33%) VoIP
19 12 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
19 12 (13.33%) Wireless
19 12 (13.33%) VLAN
20 11 (12.22%) ISO/IEC 27001

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (21.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.78%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.56%) Skype for Business
4 3 (3.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (23.33%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.11%) GoldMine
Cloud Services
1 17 (18.89%) Office 365
2 2 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 80 (88.89%) LAN
2 44 (48.89%) Firewall
3 36 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 36 (40.00%) VPN
4 22 (24.44%) Network Security
5 20 (22.22%) DHCP
6 17 (18.89%) MPLS
7 14 (15.56%) DNS
8 12 (13.33%) VLAN
8 12 (13.33%) VoIP
8 12 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (13.33%) Wireless
9 11 (12.22%) HTTP
9 11 (12.22%) HTTPS
9 11 (12.22%) SMTP
10 9 (10.00%) IP Telephony
10 9 (10.00%) Unified Communications
11 8 (8.89%) EIGRP
11 8 (8.89%) SSL
12 7 (7.78%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 11 (12.22%) Finance
2 5 (5.56%) Manufacturing
2 5 (5.56%) Marketing
2 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 4 (4.44%) Electronics
4 3 (3.33%) Retail
5 2 (2.22%) Advertising
5 2 (2.22%) Aerospace
5 2 (2.22%) Front Office
6 1 (1.11%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (28.89%) Network Engineer
2 17 (18.89%) Analyst
3 15 (16.67%) Service Desk Engineer
4 12 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 9 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) 1st Line Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Cybersecurity Analyst
6 7 (7.78%) Security Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) IT Support
8 5 (5.56%) Network Support
8 5 (5.56%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 4 (4.44%) 1st Line Support
9 4 (4.44%) 1st Line Support Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Cisco Specialist
9 4 (4.44%) Head of Infrastructure
9 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.44%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) .NET
1 1 (1.11%) 802.1X
1 1 (1.11%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.11%) Middleware
1 1 (1.11%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 8 (8.89%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.33%) BBC
4 3 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.33%) BYOD
4 3 (3.33%) Cyberthreat
4 3 (3.33%) iPhone
4 3 (3.33%) Security Operations Centre
4 3 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.22%) PMI
6 1 (1.11%) CCTV
6 1 (1.11%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.11%) EMC VNX
6 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) IPTV
6 1 (1.11%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 52 (57.78%) Windows
2 41 (45.56%) Windows Server
3 15 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (8.89%) Linux
5 8 (8.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (7.78%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.22%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.22%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.11%) Android
9 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.11%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (27.78%) ITIL
2 10 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
3 9 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
4 7 (7.78%) Ethical Hacking
4 7 (7.78%) IT Strategy
4 7 (7.78%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (7.78%) Network Architecture
4 7 (7.78%) Server Virtualisation
4 7 (7.78%) Test Management
5 6 (6.67%) Migration
5 6 (6.67%) Network Management
5 6 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (6.67%) Security Patching
5 6 (6.67%) Service Management
5 6 (6.67%) Technical Analysis
6 5 (5.56%) Change Control
6 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
6 5 (5.56%) Process Improvement
6 5 (5.56%) Project Management
6 5 (5.56%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.56%) Perl
1 5 (5.56%) PowerShell
1 5 (5.56%) Python
2 2 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 30 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (27.78%) CCNA
3 21 (23.33%) CCNP
4 16 (17.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (11.11%) MCSE
6 8 (8.89%) MCP
7 7 (7.78%) CISSP
7 7 (7.78%) MCITP
7 7 (7.78%) MCSA
8 6 (6.67%) CISM
8 6 (6.67%) CNA
8 6 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (6.67%) Novell Certification
8 6 (6.67%) SANS
8 6 (6.67%) SSCP
8 6 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (5.56%) CCIE
9 5 (5.56%) MCTS
10 4 (4.44%) SC Cleared
10 4 (4.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (7.78%) PCI DSS
2 7 (7.78%) SLA
System Software
1 39 (43.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.78%) Hyper-V
3 7 (7.78%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (7.78%) vSphere
4 5 (5.56%) Snort
5 2 (2.22%) NFS
6 1 (1.11%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (7.78%) SCCM
2 5 (5.56%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 5 (5.56%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 4 (4.44%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (3.33%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (1.11%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.11%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.11%) Iperf
5 1 (1.11%) OpenNebula
5 1 (1.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (70.00%) Cisco
2 38 (42.22%) Microsoft
2 38 (42.22%) VMware
3 15 (16.67%) Juniper
4 8 (8.89%) Aruba
4 8 (8.89%) Avaya
4 8 (8.89%) Dell
5 7 (7.78%) CheckPoint
5 7 (7.78%) SonicWALL
6 6 (6.67%) F5
6 6 (6.67%) Riverbed
7 5 (5.56%) SAP
7 5 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 4 (4.44%) Brocade
9 3 (3.33%) Apple
10 2 (2.22%) Citrix
10 2 (2.22%) McAfee
10 2 (2.22%) Palo Alto
10 2 (2.22%) WatchGuard
11 1 (1.11%) Verint
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hargreaves Lansdown
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago