The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 39 58
Rank change year-on-year -39 +19  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 38 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.16% 5.94% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.32% 34.86% 12.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1 38 5
Median salary £60,000 £34,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +76.47% +30.76%  
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 Somerset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 76 109 54
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 11.99% 17.03% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 44 105 50
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% +6.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 Somerset

WAN
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for WAN in Somerset

WAN
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Street +7 1 £60,000 +76.47%
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 30 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 Somerset region with a requirement for WAN.

1 18 (81.82%) LAN
2 11 (50.00%) Cisco
3 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
3 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 9 (40.91%) VMware
4 9 (40.91%) Brocade
4 9 (40.91%) Degree
4 9 (40.91%) Time Management
5 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
5 8 (36.36%) MS Office
5 8 (36.36%) VoIP
5 8 (36.36%) Juniper
5 8 (36.36%) Firewall
6 7 (31.82%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
7 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
8 5 (22.73%) MCP
8 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
8 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (22.73%) Project Management
8 5 (22.73%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (18.18%) JNCIP
9 4 (18.18%) WSUS
9 4 (18.18%) Network Security
9 4 (18.18%) SAN
9 4 (18.18%) MPLS
9 4 (18.18%) Service Management

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.64%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) CMS
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Office
2 4 (18.18%) MS Excel
3 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) LAN
2 8 (36.36%) Firewall
2 8 (36.36%) VoIP
3 4 (18.18%) DHCP
3 4 (18.18%) DNS
3 4 (18.18%) MPLS
3 4 (18.18%) Network Security
3 4 (18.18%) SAN
3 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.64%) VPLS
5 2 (9.09%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (9.09%) WLAN
6 1 (4.55%) BGP
6 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
6 1 (4.55%) Internet
6 1 (4.55%) Intranet
6 1 (4.55%) OSPF
6 1 (4.55%) RIP
6 1 (4.55%) SSL
6 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Network Specialist
2 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) IT Support
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Administrator
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) IT Support Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Network Manager
5 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.64%) Cybercrime
2 3 (13.64%) Virtual Team
3 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
1 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
2 4 (18.18%) Unix
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 10
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
2 9 (40.91%) Time Management
3 7 (31.82%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 5 (22.73%) Virtual Environments
5 4 (18.18%) Service Management
6 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.64%) Web Filtering
7 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (9.09%) Migration
7 2 (9.09%) Network Management
7 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.55%) ITIL
8 1 (4.55%) Network Design
8 1 (4.55%) Operations Management
8 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
8 1 (4.55%) Service Design
8 1 (4.55%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) MCP
3 4 (18.18%) CCNP
3 4 (18.18%) JNCIP
4 3 (13.64%) CCNA
5 2 (9.09%) MCSE
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.55%) CCENT
6 1 (4.55%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.55%) MCSA
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
4 3 (13.64%) Firmware
4 3 (13.64%) XenApp
4 3 (13.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (18.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) Brocade
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) Juniper
4 3 (13.64%) Citrix
5 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (4.55%) BT
6 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.55%) Veeam