The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West / Dorset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 54 71
Rank change year-on-year -9 +17  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.42% 2.09% 1.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.78% 14.29% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 7
Median salary £65,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +73.33% +15.38%  
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 Dorset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 72 77 132
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 15.16% 14.64% 21.71%
Number of salaries quoted 66 73 93
Median salary £41,250 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.15% +35.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,901 £30,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

WAN
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for WAN in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 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 Dorset region with a requirement for WAN.

1 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
2 4 (50.00%) SLA
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (37.50%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) Network Design
3 3 (37.50%) Network Planning
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Ubiquiti
3 3 (37.50%) MikroTik
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
4 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (25.00%) Infor M3
4 2 (25.00%) Office 365
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (25.00%) FMCG
4 2 (25.00%) Infor
4 2 (25.00%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 1 (12.50%) SSL
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Network Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Administrator
1 2 (25.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
1 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support
2 1 (12.50%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Network Designer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (25.00%) FMCG
2 1 (12.50%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (25.00%) Android
2 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Network Design
1 3 (37.50%) Network Planning
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Migration
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (12.50%) Network Architecture
3 1 (12.50%) People Management
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) AirWatch
1 1 (12.50%) MobiControl
1 1 (12.50%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Juniper
2 3 (37.50%) MikroTik
2 3 (37.50%) Ubiquiti
3 2 (25.00%) Infor
4 1 (12.50%) SOTI
4 1 (12.50%) VMware
Bournemouth, Dorset
Bluetownonline
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas (Uk) Ltd
Salary: c. £43,000 plus flexible benefit options
Posted: 4 days ago