Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West > Dorset
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 76 86
Rank change year-on-year -9 +10 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 17 28 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 1.54% 2.60% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.24% 17.72% 12.77%
Number of salaries quoted 17 37 35
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £28,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.93% -13.85% -4.41%
10th Percentile £30,736 £26,750 £27,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £36,750
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 Dorset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Dorset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 184 158 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 16.64% 14.66% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 166 147 231
Dorset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,000 £26,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £47,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

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

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

WAN
Salary Histogram in Dorset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Dorset over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Dorset

WAN
Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Dorset region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Bournemouth +10 13 £37,500 +31.58%
Poole - 3 £31,320 -
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 18 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 Dorset region with a requirement for WAN.

1 14 (82.35%) LAN
2 9 (52.94%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) CCNP
3 8 (47.06%) VoIP
3 8 (47.06%) ITIL
3 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (47.06%) EIGRP
3 8 (47.06%) Spanning Tree
3 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
4 6 (35.29%) Finance
4 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 6 (35.29%) CCNA
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix
6 3 (17.65%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (17.65%) CCEA
6 3 (17.65%) SAN
6 3 (17.65%) VMware
6 3 (17.65%) Firewall
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) Office 365
6 3 (17.65%) VCP5
6 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
6 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
6 3 (17.65%) vSphere
6 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi

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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) LAN
2 8 (47.06%) EIGRP
2 8 (47.06%) Spanning Tree
2 8 (47.06%) VoIP
3 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 3 (17.65%) Firewall
4 3 (17.65%) NetScaler
4 3 (17.65%) SAN
5 2 (11.76%) BGP
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 2 (11.76%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (11.76%) Intranet
5 2 (11.76%) MPLS
5 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (5.88%) Internet
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) IT Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) LAN Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) WAN Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Network Support
3 3 (17.65%) Network Support Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Network Technician
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Support Technician
4 2 (11.76%) IT Manager
4 2 (11.76%) IT Support
4 2 (11.76%) Support Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (11.76%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
2 3 (17.65%) Presales
2 3 (17.65%) Project Management
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
3 2 (11.76%) Business Continuity
3 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
3 2 (11.76%) Change Management
3 2 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (11.76%) Incident Management
3 2 (11.76%) Line Management
3 2 (11.76%) Load Balancing
3 2 (11.76%) Security Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Network Planning
Qualifications
1 8 (47.06%) CCNP
1 8 (47.06%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCNA
3 3 (17.65%) CCEA
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix Certification
3 3 (17.65%) VCP5
3 3 (17.65%) VCP6
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (17.65%) vSphere
1 3 (17.65%) XenDesktop
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Citrix
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) F5
4 2 (11.76%) Meraki
5 1 (5.88%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) MikroTik
5 1 (5.88%) Ubiquiti