Period
to 17 June 2019

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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 63 115
Rank change year-on-year -25 +52 -61
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 28 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.34% 2.81% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.42% 20.90% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 23 6
Somerset median annual salary £55,000 £32,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +69.23% -25.71% +28.68%
10th Percentile £36,200 £22,500 £32,250
90th Percentile £71,000 £44,250 £65,000
South West median annual salary £41,000 £38,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.89% +16.92% -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 124 134 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.19% 13.43% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 100 115 94
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £34,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -19.05% +12.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £23,700 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £52,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% 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
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Somerset over the 6 months to 17 June 2019.

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 17 June 2019. 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 -12 2 £62,500 +92.31%
Portishead +7 1 £33,000 -17.36%
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 17 June 2019, 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) SaaS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (33.33%) Analytics
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) Meraki
3 1 (33.33%) User Experience
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) CCNP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) BGP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 1 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Multicast
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) RIP
3 1 (33.33%) Spanning Tree
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support
2 1 (33.33%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Presales Solution Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) Brocade
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) Meraki