Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 102 109 109
Rank change year-on-year +7 0 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 36 56 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 2.42% 2.50% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.08% 11.64% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27 53 39
Gloucestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% -15.00% +31.58%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,050 £31,600
90th Percentile £51,600 £65,000 £104,250
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 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 298 481 448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 20.01% 21.48% 21.73%
Number of salaries quoted 247 397 369
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,875 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,750 £65,500 £66,250
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 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
Gloucester +18 13 £42,500 +3.03%
Cirencester -5 10 £37,500 +3.45%
Cheltenham -6 7 £44,250 +4.12% 1
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 20 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 34 (94.44%) LAN
2 23 (63.89%) Cisco
3 20 (55.56%) Windows
3 20 (55.56%) Firewall
4 16 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
6 13 (36.11%) VMware
7 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (33.33%) ITIL
8 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
8 11 (30.56%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
9 10 (27.78%) Information Security
9 10 (27.78%) Citrix
10 9 (25.00%) VPN
10 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
10 9 (25.00%) Presales
11 8 (22.22%) DNS
11 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
11 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
11 8 (22.22%) Aruba
11 8 (22.22%) Office 365
11 8 (22.22%) Meraki
12 7 (19.44%) NetScaler
12 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (19.44%) Avaya
12 7 (19.44%) C
12 7 (19.44%) Linux
12 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.56%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (22.22%) Office 365
3 7 (19.44%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (13.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 4 (11.11%) IBM Cloud
5 4 (11.11%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 34 (94.44%) LAN
2 20 (55.56%) Firewall
3 14 (38.89%) TCP/IP
4 11 (30.56%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (25.00%) VPN
6 8 (22.22%) DNS
7 7 (19.44%) NetScaler
8 6 (16.67%) DHCP
8 6 (16.67%) IPv4
8 6 (16.67%) IPv6
8 6 (16.67%) Wireless
9 5 (13.89%) VLAN
10 4 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 3 (8.33%) NAS
11 3 (8.33%) Network Security
11 3 (8.33%) SAN
11 3 (8.33%) VoIP
12 2 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (5.56%) Big Data
2 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (16.67%) Finance
1 6 (16.67%) Marketing
2 3 (8.33%) Advertising
2 3 (8.33%) Electronics
2 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) IT Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Consultant
3 3 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (8.33%) IT Support
3 3 (8.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Field Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Presales Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Sales Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Senior IP Network Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Senior Sales Engineer
4 2 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 5 (13.89%) Driving Licence
4 4 (11.11%) Mobile Computing
5 3 (8.33%) Cybercrime
5 3 (8.33%) PMI
6 1 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.78%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.78%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 16 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 7 (19.44%) Linux
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 6 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (33.33%) ITIL
2 10 (27.78%) Information Security
3 9 (25.00%) Presales
4 8 (22.22%) Load Balancing
5 6 (16.67%) Change Management
5 6 (16.67%) Project Management
5 6 (16.67%) Security Hardening
6 5 (13.89%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (13.89%) IT Strategy
6 5 (13.89%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (11.11%) Migration
7 4 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (11.11%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
8 3 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) C
2 3 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (5.56%) Bash Shell
3 2 (5.56%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) CCNA
2 5 (13.89%) CCNP
3 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) DV Cleared
4 3 (8.33%) PMI Certification
4 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (30.56%) Hyper-V
2 8 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 7 (19.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 23 (63.89%) Cisco
2 13 (36.11%) VMware
3 11 (30.56%) Microsoft
4 10 (27.78%) Citrix
5 8 (22.22%) Aruba
5 8 (22.22%) Meraki
6 7 (19.44%) Avaya
7 5 (13.89%) Sophos
8 4 (11.11%) Apple
8 4 (11.11%) AVG
9 3 (8.33%) 3PAR
9 3 (8.33%) EqualLogic
9 3 (8.33%) HP
9 3 (8.33%) SAP
9 3 (8.33%) SonicWALL
10 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
10 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
10 1 (2.78%) Juniper
10 1 (2.78%) Remedy