Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 111 111
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 -20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 29 49 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.77% 2.33% 1.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.55% 10.38% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22 46 31
Gloucestershire median annual salary £38,250 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +6.25% +32.23%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £49,000 £64,375 £104,250
South West median annual salary £37,500 £34,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +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 275 472 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 16.82% 22.41% 20.76%
Number of salaries quoted 220 366 363
Gloucestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +13.33% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £56,375 £63,125 £58,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Cirencester -13 10 £37,500 +3.45%
Cheltenham +1 8 £43,500 +2.35%
Gloucester +3 6 £42,500 -
Moreton-in-Marsh - 1 £30,000 -
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 27 (93.10%) LAN
2 22 (75.86%) Cisco
3 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 15 (51.72%) Windows
4 14 (48.28%) Citrix
4 14 (48.28%) Firewall
4 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
5 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
6 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (41.38%) Aruba
7 11 (37.93%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (37.93%) VMware
8 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
9 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
9 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
9 8 (27.59%) Presales
9 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
9 8 (27.59%) VPN
9 8 (27.59%) DNS
10 7 (24.14%) HP
10 7 (24.14%) Avaya
10 7 (24.14%) SAN
10 7 (24.14%) Advertising
10 7 (24.14%) SonicWALL
10 7 (24.14%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (24.14%) NAS
10 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (24.14%) EqualLogic
10 7 (24.14%) 3PAR

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 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (41.38%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (24.14%) Office 365
3 5 (17.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (93.10%) LAN
2 14 (48.28%) Firewall
3 13 (44.83%) TCP/IP
4 11 (37.93%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (27.59%) DNS
5 8 (27.59%) VPN
6 7 (24.14%) NAS
6 7 (24.14%) NetScaler
6 7 (24.14%) SAN
7 6 (20.69%) DHCP
7 6 (20.69%) IPv4
7 6 (20.69%) IPv6
8 5 (17.24%) VLAN
9 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (10.34%) VoIP
10 2 (6.90%) Network Security
11 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
General
1 7 (24.14%) Advertising
2 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 5 (17.24%) Marketing
3 3 (10.34%) Electronics
3 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Network Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Implementation Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Presales Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Presales Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Sales Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior IP Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Presales Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Sales Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.24%) Driving Licence
3 4 (13.79%) Management Information System
4 3 (10.34%) PMI
5 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.45%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Windows
2 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Load Balancing
1 8 (27.59%) Presales
2 7 (24.14%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (20.69%) Change Management
3 6 (20.69%) Security Hardening
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (17.24%) IT Strategy
4 5 (17.24%) ITIL
4 5 (17.24%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (17.24%) Project Management
4 5 (17.24%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 3 (10.34%) Information Security
5 3 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2
5 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
5 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) CCNP
1 4 (13.79%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.34%) CCNA
2 3 (10.34%) PMI Certification
2 3 (10.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) Hyper-V
2 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
3 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
3 14 (48.28%) Citrix
4 12 (41.38%) Aruba
5 11 (37.93%) VMware
6 7 (24.14%) 3PAR
6 7 (24.14%) Avaya
6 7 (24.14%) EqualLogic
6 7 (24.14%) HP
6 7 (24.14%) SonicWALL
7 5 (17.24%) Sophos
8 3 (10.34%) Meraki
8 3 (10.34%) SAP
9 1 (3.45%) Fortinet
9 1 (3.45%) Juniper