Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West > Bristol
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 87 113
Rank change year-on-year -63 +26 +18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 55 99 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 1.44% 3.12% 2.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.53% 21.20% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 49 96 87
Bristol median annual salary £40,000 £40,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.84% -4.12% +34.92%
10th Percentile £31,000 £21,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £62,356 £52,500 £75,000
South West median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +7.14%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bristol
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 577 467 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bristol 15.06% 14.71% 18.22%
Number of salaries quoted 457 387 630
Bristol median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +6.58%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £25,450
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bristol.

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 51 (92.73%) LAN
2 30 (54.55%) Windows
3 28 (50.91%) Cisco
3 28 (50.91%) Firewall
4 25 (45.45%) VPN
5 22 (40.00%) VMware
6 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 20 (36.36%) Windows Server
7 19 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (34.55%) Linux
8 17 (30.91%) DHCP
9 15 (27.27%) CCNP
9 15 (27.27%) CCNA
10 14 (25.45%) ITIL
10 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (23.64%) Network Security
11 13 (23.64%) vSphere
11 13 (23.64%) DNS
12 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
12 12 (21.82%) PCI DSS
13 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
14 9 (16.36%) Dell
14 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
14 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
15 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
15 8 (14.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
15 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP

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 6 (10.91%) SharePoint
2 5 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 5 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 4 (7.27%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) Houdini
1 5 (9.09%) Maya
1 5 (9.09%) NUKE
1 5 (9.09%) Photoshop
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.09%) Office 365
3 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (92.73%) LAN
2 28 (50.91%) Firewall
3 25 (45.45%) VPN
4 17 (30.91%) DHCP
5 13 (23.64%) DNS
5 13 (23.64%) Network Security
6 8 (14.55%) TCP/IP
7 7 (12.73%) MPLS
7 7 (12.73%) Software-Defined Networking
7 7 (12.73%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (9.09%) Unified Communications
8 5 (9.09%) VoIP
9 4 (7.27%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (7.27%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (7.27%) IP Telephony
9 4 (7.27%) Skype
9 4 (7.27%) WLAN
10 3 (5.45%) ADSL
10 3 (5.45%) NAS
10 3 (5.45%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 8 (14.55%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Marketing
3 3 (5.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.64%) Advertising
4 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.64%) Electronics
4 2 (3.64%) Games
4 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.82%) Back Office
5 1 (1.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 11 (20.00%) Analyst
1 11 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
1 11 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 11 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (12.73%) Cybersecurity Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Network Analyst
2 7 (12.73%) Security Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) IT Support
3 6 (10.91%) Windows Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) IT Engineer
4 5 (9.09%) Linux Support
5 4 (7.27%) Architect
5 4 (7.27%) Information Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Information Security Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) IT Support Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Linux Support Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Network Security Analyst
5 4 (7.27%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (7.27%) Technical Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) Web Services
2 1 (1.82%) .NET
2 1 (1.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.09%) Animation
4 2 (3.64%) CLARiiON
4 2 (3.64%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.64%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.82%) BBC
5 1 (1.82%) CCTV
5 1 (1.82%) Clustering
5 1 (1.82%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.82%) IVR
5 1 (1.82%) PMI
5 1 (1.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 30 (54.55%) Windows
2 20 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 19 (34.55%) Linux
4 9 (16.36%) Windows 7
5 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (14.55%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (9.09%) CentOS
7 4 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (25.45%) ITIL
2 7 (12.73%) Cybersecurity
2 7 (12.73%) Ethical Hacking
2 7 (12.73%) IT Strategy
2 7 (12.73%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (12.73%) Server Virtualisation
2 7 (12.73%) Test Management
3 6 (10.91%) Information Security
4 5 (9.09%) 3D Animation
4 5 (9.09%) 3D Rendering
4 5 (9.09%) DevOps
4 5 (9.09%) Security Monitoring
4 5 (9.09%) Visual Effects
5 3 (5.45%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.45%) Load Balancing
5 3 (5.45%) Matrix Management
5 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.45%) Security Patching
5 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.45%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.27%) SQL
2 2 (3.64%) C
3 1 (1.82%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (27.27%) CCNA
2 15 (27.27%) CCNP
3 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (14.55%) CISSP
5 7 (12.73%) CISM
5 7 (12.73%) Network+ Certification
5 7 (12.73%) Novell Certification
5 7 (12.73%) SANS
5 7 (12.73%) SSCP
5 7 (12.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (7.27%) MCITP
6 4 (7.27%) MCSA
7 3 (5.45%) CCIE
7 3 (5.45%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.45%) MCSE
7 3 (5.45%) MCTS
8 2 (3.64%) CCVP
9 1 (1.82%) CCSP
9 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.82%) PCI DSS
2 8 (14.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.64%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 14 (25.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (23.64%) vSphere
4 7 (12.73%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (9.09%) Firmware
5 5 (9.09%) NFS
5 5 (9.09%) Samba
6 1 (1.82%) Docker
6 1 (1.82%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Puppet
1 5 (9.09%) WSUS
2 3 (5.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.64%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.82%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.82%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.82%) SCCM
4 1 (1.82%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Cisco
2 22 (40.00%) VMware
3 20 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 9 (16.36%) Dell
5 7 (12.73%) CheckPoint
5 7 (12.73%) Oracle
5 7 (12.73%) SonicWALL
6 5 (9.09%) HP
6 5 (9.09%) IBM
6 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 4 (7.27%) Avaya
7 4 (7.27%) F5
7 4 (7.27%) Juniper
7 4 (7.27%) SolarWinds
8 3 (5.45%) SAP
9 2 (3.64%) Aruba
9 2 (3.64%) Blue Coat
9 2 (3.64%) EMC
9 2 (3.64%) IronPort
9 2 (3.64%) Palo Alto