Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 108 50
Rank change year-on-year +39 -58 +18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 26 11 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 2.63% 0.84% 4.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.47% 7.38% 25.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 64
Somerset median annual salary £32,500 £39,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +14.71% -20.00%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £22,850
90th Percentile £44,625 £65,000 £67,500
South West median annual salary £38,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +16.92% -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 127 149 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 12.84% 11.44% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 103 106 212
Somerset median annual salary £34,000 £41,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.07% +18.57% -
10th Percentile £23,225 £26,000 £21,125
90th Percentile £53,250 £52,500 £64,625
South West median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.68% +3.33% +1.35%

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 May 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 22 May 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 +30 22 £32,500 -15.58% 3
Street +2 2 £40,000 -33.33%
Portishead -4 2 £39,931 +22.86%
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 22 (84.62%) LAN
2 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
3 20 (76.92%) VMware
4 19 (73.08%) SAN
5 18 (69.23%) Windows
5 18 (69.23%) Cisco
5 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
6 15 (57.69%) Data Centre
6 15 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (57.69%) Firewall
6 15 (57.69%) WLAN
7 13 (50.00%) Finance
8 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
9 11 (42.31%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (42.31%) Network Monitoring
9 11 (42.31%) DNS
10 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
10 10 (38.46%) Citrix
10 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
10 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
11 8 (30.77%) DHCP
11 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
12 7 (26.92%) NetApp
12 7 (26.92%) SQL
12 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
13 6 (23.08%) Linux
13 6 (23.08%) VLAN
14 5 (19.23%) Wireless

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 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
3 1 (3.85%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (19.23%) SaaS
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) LAN
2 19 (73.08%) SAN
3 15 (57.69%) Firewall
3 15 (57.69%) WLAN
4 11 (42.31%) DNS
5 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 8 (30.77%) DHCP
7 6 (23.08%) VLAN
8 5 (19.23%) Ethernet
8 5 (19.23%) VoIP
8 5 (19.23%) Wireless
9 2 (7.69%) Skype
9 2 (7.69%) VPN
10 1 (3.85%) BGP
10 1 (3.85%) Internet
10 1 (3.85%) OSPF
10 1 (3.85%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (3.85%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) Sybase ASE
General
1 13 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Banking
2 1 (3.85%) Billing
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Infrastructure Support
2 10 (38.46%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Support Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Administrator
3 6 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Systems Support
5 2 (7.69%) ICT Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (7.69%) ICT Manager
5 2 (7.69%) Infrastructure Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Client Services Manager
6 1 (3.85%) IT Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) IT Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.85%) Managed Services Manager
6 1 (3.85%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) HTML
1 1 (3.85%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 15 (57.69%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 2 (7.69%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
1 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (57.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (23.08%) Linux
4 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) Disaster Recovery
1 11 (42.31%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (38.46%) Incident Management
3 5 (19.23%) WAN Optimisation
4 4 (15.38%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 2 (7.69%) ITIL
5 2 (7.69%) Network Management
5 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.85%) Business Development
6 1 (3.85%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.85%) Computer Security
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (46.15%) PowerShell
2 7 (26.92%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (3.85%) MCSE
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (15.38%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Server
4 2 (7.69%) XenApp
4 2 (7.69%) XenServer
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (80.77%) Microsoft
2 20 (76.92%) VMware
3 18 (69.23%) Cisco
4 10 (38.46%) CheckPoint
4 10 (38.46%) Citrix
5 7 (26.92%) NetApp
6 5 (19.23%) Oracle
6 5 (19.23%) Riverbed
6 5 (19.23%) Symantec
7 2 (7.69%) HP
7 2 (7.69%) Nimble Storage
8 1 (3.85%) Juniper
8 1 (3.85%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.85%) SAP