The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Plymouth 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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Devon / Plymouth
Rank 21 - 16
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Plymouth 3.77% - 8.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% - 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 6
Median salary £24,500 - £32,250
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 Plymouth with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Plymouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 19 14 13
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Plymouth 35.85% 22.95% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 10
Median salary £37,500 £29,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.31% -7.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £14,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £33,000 £29,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Plymouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Plymouth 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 Plymouth

WAN
Salary Trend in Plymouth

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

Salary trend for WAN in Plymouth

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Plymouth

For the 6 months to 26 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 Plymouth region with a requirement for WAN.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) Military
3 2 (40.00%) MODAF
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) MS Office
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 1 (20.00%) ITSM
4 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Data Security
4 1 (20.00%) Security Management
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) SUSE
4 1 (20.00%) Symantec
4 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Plymouth 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 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) SNMP
3 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Principal Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Principal Systems Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Requirements Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) CGI
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) SUSE
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MODAF
2 1 (20.00%) Data Security
2 1 (20.00%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security
2 1 (20.00%) Information Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) IT Strategy
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) ITSM
2 1 (20.00%) Security Management
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Social Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) Python
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (20.00%) ISO22301
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) VMware ESX
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Sophos
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec