Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 82 73
Rank change year-on-year -5 -9 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 31 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.85% 2.48% 2.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 21.23% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 22 29 31
Somerset median annual salary £32,500 £38,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.58% +14.93% -25.56%
10th Percentile £21,150 £25,700 £16,500
90th Percentile £51,750 £43,750 £67,500
South West median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +4.17%

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 184 146 190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 14.83% 11.66% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 141 125 167
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £34,712
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% +13.79% +2.09%
10th Percentile £22,000 £22,450 £18,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £60,000 £63,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.58% +0.67% -

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 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 -13 14 £32,500 -18.75% 1
Taunton +15 3 £22,000 -26.67% 1
Portishead -9 2 £39,931 +2.39%
Clevedon - 2 - -
Street - 2 £40,000 -
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
1 17 (73.91%) SAN
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 16 (69.57%) LAN
3 14 (60.87%) Windows
4 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
4 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
5 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
6 11 (47.83%) Citrix
7 10 (43.48%) DNS
7 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (39.13%) Cisco
8 9 (39.13%) SQL
9 8 (34.78%) WLAN
9 8 (34.78%) DHCP
9 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
9 8 (34.78%) VLAN
9 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (30.43%) Office 365
10 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
10 7 (30.43%) Linux
10 7 (30.43%) Wireless
10 7 (30.43%) Finance
11 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
11 6 (26.09%) VoIP
11 6 (26.09%) NetApp
11 6 (26.09%) SaaS
12 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure

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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 2 (8.70%) OpenStack
2 2 (8.70%) Skype for Business
3 1 (4.35%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (8.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
2 6 (26.09%) SaaS
3 5 (21.74%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (17.39%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (8.70%) IaaS
5 2 (8.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) SAN
2 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 16 (69.57%) LAN
3 13 (56.52%) TCP/IP
4 10 (43.48%) DNS
5 8 (34.78%) DHCP
5 8 (34.78%) VLAN
5 8 (34.78%) WLAN
6 7 (30.43%) Wireless
7 6 (26.09%) VoIP
8 4 (17.39%) Ethernet
9 2 (8.70%) Skype
9 2 (8.70%) SSL
9 2 (8.70%) VPN
10 1 (4.35%) Internet
10 1 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) DB2
2 1 (4.35%) Sybase ASE
General
1 7 (30.43%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Billing
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Support Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (21.74%) Administrator
2 5 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (17.39%) Systems Support
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) IT Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support
4 3 (13.04%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Cloud Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) ICT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.70%) ICT Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.35%) Client Services Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Public Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.70%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.35%) Replication
4 1 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 13 (56.52%) Windows Server
3 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (34.78%) Windows 7
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (30.43%) Linux
6 3 (13.04%) Windows 10
7 2 (8.70%) CentOS
7 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
7 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (17.39%) WAN Optimisation
2 3 (13.04%) Incident Management
3 2 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
3 2 (8.70%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
3 2 (8.70%) ITIL
3 2 (8.70%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (8.70%) Network Management
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.70%) Project Management
3 2 (8.70%) SDLC
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
3 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery Management
3 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.35%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) SLA
2 2 (8.70%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (17.39%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (8.70%) Docker
4 2 (8.70%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Server
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) XenServer
5 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) Kubernetes
2 1 (4.35%) Nagios
2 1 (4.35%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Microsoft
1 17 (73.91%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) Citrix
3 9 (39.13%) Cisco
4 6 (26.09%) NetApp
5 4 (17.39%) Oracle
5 4 (17.39%) Riverbed
5 4 (17.39%) Symantec
6 3 (13.04%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.70%) Apple
7 2 (8.70%) HP
7 2 (8.70%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.35%) SAP