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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 55 33
Rank change year-on-year -21 -22  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 23 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.57% 3.43% 6.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.71% 15.75% 32.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 33
Median salary £41,250 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.32% -24.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £23,450 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,625 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 70 146 116
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 10.01% 21.76% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 169 545 293
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -10.58%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,798 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £49,750 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Clevedon -4 1 £40,000 +12.67%
Bridgwater - 1 £27,000 -
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Aruba
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) FWSM
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (20.00%) HSRP
4 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (20.00%) Data Centre

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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) LAN
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
2 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) FWSM
4 1 (20.00%) HSRP
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) IP Telephony
4 1 (20.00%) MPLS
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
4 1 (20.00%) OSPF
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (20.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (40.00%) ITIL
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Aruba
1 3 (60.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) VMware