The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 55 50
Rank change year-on-year +11 -5  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 4 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 2.47% 0.80% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 3.08% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 4
Median salary £32,500 £60,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -45.83% +38.72%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -1.23% -2.40%  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheltenham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 36 130 94
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 14.81% 26.05% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 25 103 81
Median salary £37,500 £46,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.47% +31.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

WAN
Salary Trend in Cheltenham

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

Salary trend for WAN in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for WAN.

1 21 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (61.90%) Network Security
3 12 (57.14%) FortiGate
3 12 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 12 (57.14%) FTP
3 12 (57.14%) OSPF
3 12 (57.14%) BGP
3 12 (57.14%) NetScreen
4 8 (38.10%) Windows
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco
5 6 (28.57%) Advertising
6 4 (19.05%) VMware
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (19.05%) Juniper
6 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
6 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
7 3 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (14.29%) SonicWALL
7 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
7 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (14.29%) EqualLogic
7 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
7 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (14.29%) NAS
7 3 (14.29%) Aruba
7 3 (14.29%) 3PAR

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (61.90%) Network Security
3 12 (57.14%) BGP
3 12 (57.14%) Ethernet
3 12 (57.14%) FTP
3 12 (57.14%) NetScreen
3 12 (57.14%) OSPF
4 3 (14.29%) Firewall
4 3 (14.29%) NAS
4 3 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (9.52%) HTTP
5 2 (9.52%) HTTPS
5 2 (9.52%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (9.52%) Wireless
6 1 (4.76%) Internet
6 1 (4.76%) Multicast
6 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (9.52%) Hadoop
General
1 6 (28.57%) Advertising
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Implementation Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) IT Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Cybercrime
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 3 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
1 3 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (14.29%) Visualisation
2 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.76%) Network Design
3 1 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) DV Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) CCNA
3 2 (9.52%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (57.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco
2 4 (19.05%) Juniper
2 4 (19.05%) VMware
3 3 (14.29%) 3PAR
3 3 (14.29%) Aruba
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) EqualLogic
3 3 (14.29%) HP
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) SonicWALL
4 2 (9.52%) Fortinet
4 2 (9.52%) Meraki
4 2 (9.52%) Radware
4 2 (9.52%) Ubiquiti
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + 5k Bonus, Pension, Car
Posted: 7 hours ago