The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 91 86 81
Rank change year-on-year -5 -5  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 16 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.18% 1.49% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.35% 6.48% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 16
Median salary £31,250 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -37.50% +29.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £60,000 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 107 247 200
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 12.65% 22.98% 19.70%
Number of salaries quoted 81 171 159
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +19.71%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

WAN
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for WAN in Gloucestershire

WAN
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +18 7 £32,500 -44.68% 1
Gloucester -8 2 £28,750 -42.50%
Cirencester - 1 - -
WAN
South West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 35 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (54.29%) Network Security
3 14 (40.00%) FortiGate
3 14 (40.00%) FTP
3 14 (40.00%) Windows
3 14 (40.00%) OSPF
3 14 (40.00%) BGP
3 14 (40.00%) NetScreen
4 13 (37.14%) Ethernet
5 12 (34.29%) Firewall
6 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 9 (25.71%) Juniper
8 8 (22.86%) Linux
8 8 (22.86%) Cisco
9 7 (20.00%) CCNP
9 7 (20.00%) Wireless
9 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
10 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
10 6 (17.14%) Visualisation
10 6 (17.14%) Big Data
11 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
11 5 (14.29%) VMware
11 5 (14.29%) SQL
11 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
11 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
11 5 (14.29%) Finance
11 5 (14.29%) Cybercrime
12 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
12 4 (11.43%) Windows Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 (5.71%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) MS Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (54.29%) Network Security
3 14 (40.00%) BGP
3 14 (40.00%) FTP
3 14 (40.00%) NetScreen
3 14 (40.00%) OSPF
4 13 (37.14%) Ethernet
5 12 (34.29%) Firewall
6 7 (20.00%) Wireless
7 4 (11.43%) HTTP
7 4 (11.43%) TCP/IP
8 3 (8.57%) Intrusion Detection
8 3 (8.57%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (8.57%) VPN
9 2 (5.71%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (5.71%) IMAP
9 2 (5.71%) Internet
9 2 (5.71%) POP3
9 2 (5.71%) SMTP
9 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.14%) Big Data
2 5 (14.29%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Advertising
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Consultant
2 6 (17.14%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (8.57%) Network Specialist
4 2 (5.71%) Developer
4 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
4 2 (5.71%) IT Support
4 2 (5.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.71%) Python Developer
4 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 1 (2.86%) Platform Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (2.86%) Voice Network Engineer
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) Ajax
1 2 (5.71%) CSS
1 2 (5.71%) Doctrine
1 2 (5.71%) HTML
1 2 (5.71%) Symfony
2 1 (2.86%) jQuery
2 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Cybercrime
2 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
3 1 (2.86%) IVR
3 1 (2.86%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 14 (40.00%) Windows
2 8 (22.86%) Linux
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.86%) Debian
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (17.14%) Visualisation
2 5 (14.29%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL
4 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.71%) Communications Security
4 2 (5.71%) MVC
4 2 (5.71%) OO
4 2 (5.71%) Separation of Concerns
5 1 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (2.86%) Case Management
5 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.86%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (2.86%) Network Design
5 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2
5 1 (2.86%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
2 2 (5.71%) Java
2 2 (5.71%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.71%) Python
3 1 (2.86%) PHP
3 1 (2.86%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CCNP
2 7 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 6 (17.14%) DV Cleared
4 4 (11.43%) CCNA
5 3 (8.57%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Juniper
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco
3 5 (14.29%) VMware
4 4 (11.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (11.43%) Radware
5 2 (5.71%) Fortinet
5 2 (5.71%) Meraki
5 2 (5.71%) Ubiquiti
6 1 (2.86%) Aruba
6 1 (2.86%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.86%) HP
6 1 (2.86%) Meru Networks
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + 5k Bonus, Pension, Car
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