Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Devon 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West > Devon
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 63 68
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 -32
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 18 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 2.63% 2.63% 1.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.85% 13.43% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 8
Devon median annual salary £28,000 £26,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -22.96% +2.27%
10th Percentile £19,650 £20,500 £17,250
90th Percentile £37,750 £38,816 £35,000
South West median annual salary £38,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +16.92% -7.14% -6.67%

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 Devon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Devon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 129 134 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Devon 24.25% 19.59% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 97 118 61
Devon median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +20.69% -9.38%
10th Percentile £18,500 £21,925 £20,750
90th Percentile £48,000 £53,750 £45,000
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Devon

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Devon

WAN
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Salary trend for WAN in Devon

WAN
Salary Histogram in Devon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Devon over the 6 months to 24 June 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Devon

WAN
Job Locations in Devon

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Devon region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Exeter +21 10 £28,000 -21.46%
Plymouth -3 3 £22,500 -8.16%
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Devon region with a requirement for WAN.

1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) Windows
3 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (35.71%) Proactive Management
4 5 (35.71%) Office 365
4 5 (35.71%) VPN
4 5 (35.71%) SLA
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (35.71%) Unix
4 5 (35.71%) DSL
4 5 (35.71%) Internet
4 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
5 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (28.57%) Software Licensing
5 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (21.43%) LAN
7 2 (14.29%) Active Directory

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Devon 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 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Firewall
1 7 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (35.71%) DSL
2 5 (35.71%) Internet
2 5 (35.71%) VPN
3 3 (21.43%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Mercurial
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) IT Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) IT Support
1 6 (42.86%) IT Support Engineer
1 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Support
3 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Advisor
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Support Advisor
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
5 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (28.57%) Driving Licence
3 2 (14.29%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (7.14%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 5 (35.71%) Unix
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Proactive Management
2 4 (28.57%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (28.57%) Software Licensing
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (7.14%) Data Extraction
3 1 (7.14%) Data Security
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) Facilities Management
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Integration Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Presales
3 1 (7.14%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) AWK
1 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
1 1 (7.14%) C
1 1 (7.14%) C++
1 1 (7.14%) Perl
1 1 (7.14%) Python
1 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
2 1 (7.14%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.14%) Firmware
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Citrix