Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 85 76
Rank change year-on-year -16 -9 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 33 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.97% 2.35% 2.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.91% 14.60% 12.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14 35 36
Southampton median annual salary £28,750 £38,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.81% +10.71% -22.22%
10th Percentile £19,719 £31,100 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,875 £42,950 £53,750
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% -5.56%

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 Southampton with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 220 226 314
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.45% 16.07% 23.42%
Number of salaries quoted 171 200 290
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% -7.06% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,850 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +7.59% -2.47% -4.71%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Southampton

WAN
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Southampton.

Salary trend for WAN in Southampton

WAN
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Southampton over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Southampton

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Southampton region with a requirement for WAN.

1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Office 365
4 8 (61.54%) VPN
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
5 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (38.46%) Firewall
6 5 (38.46%) VMware
7 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
7 4 (30.77%) Degree
7 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
7 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
7 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
8 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
8 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (23.08%) Software Asset Management
8 3 (23.08%) MCSA
8 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (23.08%) WSUS
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) Clustering
9 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
9 2 (15.38%) SAN
9 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
9 2 (15.38%) Unix
9 2 (15.38%) VoIP

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Office 365
2 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) VPN
3 5 (38.46%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) SAN
4 2 (15.38%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (7.69%) DNS
5 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (7.69%) IPsec
5 1 (7.69%) SSL
5 1 (7.69%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.69%) WLAN
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (23.08%) Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (23.08%) IT Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) IT Support
1 3 (23.08%) IT Systems Administrator
1 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (15.38%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (7.69%) Network Architect
3 1 (7.69%) Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (23.08%) Clustering
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Asset Management
2 3 (23.08%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (23.08%) Software Asset Management
3 2 (15.38%) Business Continuity
3 2 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.69%) CAD
4 1 (7.69%) Coaching
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (7.69%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.69%) Line Management
4 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.69%) Network Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Network Design
4 1 (7.69%) Network Virtualisation
4 1 (7.69%) Risk Management
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Software Licensing
4 1 (7.69%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) MCSA
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Government Security Classifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 1 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (7.69%) Avaya
3 1 (7.69%) Cisco
3 1 (7.69%) EMC
3 1 (7.69%) HP
3 1 (7.69%) ProCurve