Period
to 22 July 2018

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 6 months to 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 119 123 113
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 11 23 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.66% 1.34% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.15% 10.22% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 16 33
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% +13.33%
10th Percentile £36,250 £26,375 £24,350
90th Percentile £54,500 £49,250 £62,500
South West median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 265 225 493
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 15.87% 13.13% 23.49%
Number of salaries quoted 203 166 375
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £30,000 £21,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £66,000 £56,250 £63,750
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 Gloucestershire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 22 July 2018.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 22 July 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
Gloucester +13 7 £45,000 +50.00%
Cheltenham -7 3 £32,500 - 1
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) Wireless
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (54.55%) CCNP
4 6 (54.55%) CCNA
5 5 (45.45%) Python
5 5 (45.45%) Huawei
5 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
6 4 (36.36%) Citrix
6 4 (36.36%) Cisco
6 4 (36.36%) SAN
7 3 (27.27%) VMware
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
7 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) VPN
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
7 3 (27.27%) Windows
7 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) VLAN
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 3 (27.27%) Office 365
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
8 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (18.18%) Meraki
8 2 (18.18%) Aruba
8 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (18.18%) DBS Check

WAN
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 8 (72.73%) Wireless
3 4 (36.36%) SAN
4 3 (27.27%) TCP/IP
4 3 (27.27%) VLAN
4 3 (27.27%) VPN
5 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
5 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (9.09%) BGP
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (9.09%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
6 1 (9.09%) FTP
6 1 (9.09%) NAS
6 1 (9.09%) OSPF
6 1 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Network Manager
1 5 (45.45%) Network Support
1 5 (45.45%) Support Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Presales Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Solutions Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Support Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Presales Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Firewall Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Clustering
3 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
3 1 (9.09%) Fintech
3 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
1 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Migration
1 2 (18.18%) Presales
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Change Control
2 1 (9.09%) Commercial Awareness
2 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
2 1 (9.09%) Network Management
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) CCNA
2 6 (54.55%) CCNP
3 2 (18.18%) DBS Check
4 1 (9.09%) MCSE
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
1 3 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (18.18%) XenApp
2 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Huawei
2 4 (36.36%) Cisco
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Aruba
4 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
4 2 (18.18%) Meraki
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) Veeam
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) Radware
5 1 (9.09%) Verint