Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 105 80
Rank change year-on-year +17 -25 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 9 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.61% 0.70% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.77% 4.64% 16.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 31
Somerset median annual salary £31,000 £25,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.00% -33.33% -40.00%
10th Percentile £26,900 £20,900 £26,250
90th Percentile £41,500 £54,500 £43,750
South West median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -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 104 194 201
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 10.63% 15.06% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 72 152 173
Somerset median annual salary £50,000 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -2.60% +10.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,525 £23,500
90th Percentile £69,875 £52,500 £57,500
South West median annual salary £44,250 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.63% +10.67% -

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 4 £42,500 +9.68% 3
Taunton -5 1 £27,500 +25.00%
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) WLAN
3 4 (66.67%) SAN
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
4 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Server Management
4 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) Wireless
5 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (16.67%) ADSL
6 1 (16.67%) 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) SAN
2 4 (66.67%) WLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) ADSL
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Internet
4 1 (16.67%) Skype
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (16.67%) Marketing
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 4 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (16.67%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) Server Management
3 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
4 1 (16.67%) Network Management
4 1 (16.67%) Programme Management
4 1 (16.67%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
1 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Meraki
3 1 (16.67%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam
3 1 (16.67%) Wrike