Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 109 80 70
Rank change year-on-year -29 -10 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 30 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.67% 2.24% 3.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.59% 13.82% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 7 29 43
Somerset median annual salary £27,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% -25.00% +27.39%
10th Percentile £20,900 £23,500 £31,856
90th Percentile £54,500 £49,777 £67,500
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 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 196 217 193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.63% 16.23% 15.61%
Number of salaries quoted 154 179 179
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £22,975 £23,500 £20,700
90th Percentile £53,200 £59,000 £63,750
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Somerset over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 22 November 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
Taunton +14 3 £22,000 -26.67%
Bath -18 3 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Clevedon -13 2 - -
Bridgwater - 1 £27,000 -
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
2 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
3 4 (44.44%) Office 365
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
4 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
4 3 (33.33%) Wireless
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) DNS
4 3 (33.33%) VLAN
4 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (22.22%) CentOS
5 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
5 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (22.22%) SaaS
5 2 (22.22%) PaaS
5 2 (22.22%) Waterfall

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 2 (22.22%) IIS
1 2 (22.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (22.22%) IaaS
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (22.22%) PaaS
2 2 (22.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) Firewall
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
1 6 (66.67%) SAN
1 6 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (33.33%) DNS
2 3 (33.33%) VLAN
2 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) SSL
3 2 (22.22%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) DB2
General
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) IT Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) IT Support
1 4 (44.44%) IT Support Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Cloud Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Support
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
1 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Windows 7
2 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (22.22%) CentOS
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Ubuntu
4 2 (22.22%) Windows 8
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (22.22%) Data Protection
2 2 (22.22%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (22.22%) SDLC
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery Management
2 2 (22.22%) Waterfall
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) MCSA
2 1 (11.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) PMO
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) Docker
3 2 (22.22%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
1 5 (55.56%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Apple
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix