Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 115 111
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 53 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 1.97% 2.37% 1.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.29% 12.10% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 19 42 37
Gloucestershire median annual salary £39,000 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.24% -22.73% +57.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,400 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,750 £66,125 £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 272 438 418
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 19.17% 19.60% 20.99%
Number of salaries quoted 231 358 339
Gloucestershire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,250 £77,500
South West median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +10.67% - -

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 16 January 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 16 January 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 +29 14 £42,500 +6.25%
Cheltenham 0 6 £44,250 -19.55%
Cirencester -11 6 £35,750 +43.00% 1
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 28 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 19 (67.86%) Cisco
2 19 (67.86%) Firewall
3 16 (57.14%) Windows Server
4 12 (42.86%) VMware
4 12 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
5 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
6 9 (32.14%) VPN
6 9 (32.14%) ITIL
6 9 (32.14%) Citrix
6 9 (32.14%) Meraki
6 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
7 8 (28.57%) Load Balancing
7 8 (28.57%) Office 365
7 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 8 (28.57%) C
7 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 8 (28.57%) DNS
7 8 (28.57%) Information Security
7 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (25.00%) Wireless
8 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 7 (25.00%) Avaya
8 7 (25.00%) NetScaler
8 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
8 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013

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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 12 (42.86%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (28.57%) Office 365
3 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (17.86%) IBM Cloud
4 5 (17.86%) SoftLayer
4 5 (17.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) LAN
2 19 (67.86%) Firewall
3 11 (39.29%) TCP/IP
4 9 (32.14%) VPN
5 8 (28.57%) DNS
5 8 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (25.00%) NetScaler
6 7 (25.00%) Wireless
7 6 (21.43%) DHCP
7 6 (21.43%) IPv4
7 6 (21.43%) IPv6
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (10.71%) Network Security
10 2 (7.14%) NAS
10 2 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (7.14%) SAN
10 2 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (7.14%) Big Data
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Advertising
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (25.00%) IT Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Customer Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) LAN Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior IP Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior LAN/WAN Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Network Field Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (17.86%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (10.71%) Cybercrime
4 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
5 1 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (28.57%) Linux
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) ITIL
2 8 (28.57%) Information Security
2 8 (28.57%) Load Balancing
3 6 (21.43%) Change Management
3 6 (21.43%) Presales
3 6 (21.43%) Security Hardening
4 5 (17.86%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (17.86%) IT Strategy
4 5 (17.86%) Kalman Filter
4 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 5 (17.86%) Network Virtualisation
5 4 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (7.14%) Project Management
7 2 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (7.14%) Visualisation
8 1 (3.57%) ITSM
8 1 (3.57%) Scrum
8 1 (3.57%) Service Management
8 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C
2 3 (10.71%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.14%) Korn
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (17.86%) CCNA
2 5 (17.86%) CCNP
3 3 (10.71%) DV Cleared
3 3 (10.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
2 8 (28.57%) Active Directory
3 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) VMware
3 9 (32.14%) Citrix
3 9 (32.14%) Meraki
4 8 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 7 (25.00%) Aruba
5 7 (25.00%) Avaya
6 5 (17.86%) Apple
6 5 (17.86%) AVG
6 5 (17.86%) Sophos
7 2 (7.14%) 3PAR
7 2 (7.14%) EqualLogic
7 2 (7.14%) HP
7 2 (7.14%) SonicWALL
8 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.57%) Remedy