Period
to 15 August 2018

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 6 months to 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 107 73
Rank change year-on-year +35 -34 -25
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 5 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.16% 0.38% 3.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.10% 2.89% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 46
Somerset median annual salary £32,500 £43,750 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.71% +28.68% -26.49%
10th Percentile £30,375 £32,250 £25,024
90th Percentile £40,575 £65,000 £57,500
South West median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -6.67%

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 Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 105 173 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 11.93% 13.07% 19.60%
Number of salaries quoted 87 120 228
Somerset median annual salary £35,691 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.77% +5.26% +8.57%
10th Percentile £26,400 £27,450 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

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 6 months to 15 August 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
Bath - 19 £32,500 -
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 15 August 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for WAN.

1 19 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (89.47%) Data Centre
3 15 (78.95%) Cisco
4 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
4 14 (73.68%) WLAN
4 14 (73.68%) Windows
4 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
4 14 (73.68%) VMware
4 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (68.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (68.42%) SAN
6 12 (63.16%) CheckPoint
6 12 (63.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 12 (63.16%) Finance
6 12 (63.16%) Network Monitoring
6 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
6 12 (63.16%) Server Management
6 12 (63.16%) Incident Management
7 6 (31.58%) Firewall
8 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (21.05%) DNS
9 3 (15.79%) DHCP
9 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
10 2 (10.53%) Juniper
10 2 (10.53%) OSPF
10 2 (10.53%) BGP
10 2 (10.53%) Spanning Tree
11 1 (5.26%) VLAN

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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (73.68%) WLAN
3 13 (68.42%) SAN
4 6 (31.58%) Firewall
5 4 (21.05%) DNS
5 4 (21.05%) TCP/IP
6 3 (15.79%) DHCP
7 2 (10.53%) BGP
7 2 (10.53%) OSPF
7 2 (10.53%) Spanning Tree
8 1 (5.26%) Ethernet
8 1 (5.26%) VLAN
8 1 (5.26%) VoIP
8 1 (5.26%) Wireless
General
1 12 (63.16%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Infrastructure Support
2 12 (63.16%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 12 (63.16%) Support Engineer
3 5 (26.32%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Junior
4 1 (5.26%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
Miscellaneous
1 17 (89.47%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (73.68%) Windows
1 14 (73.68%) Windows Server
1 14 (73.68%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (68.42%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.26%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (63.16%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (63.16%) Incident Management
2 12 (63.16%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (63.16%) Server Management
3 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) SQL
System Software
1 13 (68.42%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Cisco
2 14 (73.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (73.68%) VMware
3 12 (63.16%) CheckPoint
4 2 (10.53%) Juniper
5 1 (5.26%) Citrix
5 1 (5.26%) NetApp
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec