Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 63 98 79
Rank change year-on-year +35 -19 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 67 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.29% 0.88% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.18% 5.48% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 67 13 23
Southampton median annual salary £37,000 £28,750 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.70% -27.22% -1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £19,450 £23,800
90th Percentile £43,750 £69,000 £43,750
Hampshire median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +14.29% -12.50%

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 289 219 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 18.51% 16.07% 15.95%
Number of salaries quoted 251 173 153
Southampton median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -5.06% -7.06%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,000 £53,750
Hampshire median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -1.23%

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 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram for WAN in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 October 2019, 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 60 (89.55%) LAN
2 51 (76.12%) Firewall
3 39 (58.21%) Windows
4 30 (44.78%) Cisco
4 30 (44.78%) Active Directory
5 27 (40.30%) Windows 10
6 24 (35.82%) TCP/IP
7 23 (34.33%) ITIL
8 21 (31.34%) HP
9 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
9 18 (26.87%) DNS
10 17 (25.37%) Palo Alto
11 16 (23.88%) Office 365
11 16 (23.88%) VMware
11 16 (23.88%) Cisco Certification
12 15 (22.39%) Windows 7
12 15 (22.39%) Aruba
12 15 (22.39%) Windows Server
13 14 (20.90%) SQL
13 14 (20.90%) DHCP
14 13 (19.40%) CCNP
14 13 (19.40%) VLAN
15 12 (17.91%) Problem Management
16 11 (16.42%) Hyper-V
16 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
17 10 (14.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 10 (14.93%) SAN
17 10 (14.93%) Wi-Fi
17 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
18 9 (13.43%) PCI DSS

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 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
1 3 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (23.88%) Office 365
2 8 (11.94%) Azure
3 3 (4.48%) IaaS
3 3 (4.48%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 60 (89.55%) LAN
2 51 (76.12%) Firewall
3 24 (35.82%) TCP/IP
4 18 (26.87%) DNS
5 14 (20.90%) DHCP
6 13 (19.40%) VLAN
7 10 (14.93%) SAN
7 10 (14.93%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (13.43%) VPN
9 7 (10.45%) MPLS
9 7 (10.45%) VoIP
10 5 (7.46%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (5.97%) BGP
11 4 (5.97%) DSL
11 4 (5.97%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (5.97%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (5.97%) SNMP
11 4 (5.97%) WLAN
12 3 (4.48%) iSCSI
12 3 (4.48%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.48%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (7.46%) Retail
2 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.49%) Public Sector
2 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (37.31%) Analyst
2 18 (26.87%) Support Engineer
3 16 (23.88%) Network Analyst
4 11 (16.42%) Infrastructure Support
4 11 (16.42%) Network Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) IT Engineer
5 10 (14.93%) IT Support
6 9 (13.43%) IT Support Engineer
7 8 (11.94%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 8 (11.94%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (10.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (8.96%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (7.46%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (7.46%) Technical Leader
11 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Specialist
11 4 (5.97%) Network Support
11 4 (5.97%) Network Support Engineer
11 4 (5.97%) Technical Specialist
11 4 (5.97%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.46%) EFT
3 4 (5.97%) FMCG
4 3 (4.48%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.49%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (58.21%) Windows
2 27 (40.30%) Windows 10
3 15 (22.39%) Windows 7
3 15 (22.39%) Windows Server
4 11 (16.42%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.97%) Linux
6 1 (1.49%) Check Point GAiA
6 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.33%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) Problem Management
3 10 (14.93%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (11.94%) Mentoring
4 8 (11.94%) Task Automation
5 6 (8.96%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.46%) Business Continuity
6 5 (7.46%) Migration
7 4 (5.97%) Capacity Management
7 4 (5.97%) Project Management
8 3 (4.48%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.48%) Proactive Maintenance
9 2 (2.99%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (2.99%) Patch Management
9 2 (2.99%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (2.99%) SIEM
10 1 (1.49%) High Availability
10 1 (1.49%) Server Management
10 1 (1.49%) Storage Management
10 1 (1.49%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.90%) SQL
2 9 (13.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (23.88%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (19.40%) CCNP
3 8 (11.94%) ACCA
3 8 (11.94%) CCDP
3 8 (11.94%) CCSP
3 8 (11.94%) HP ASE
4 6 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (5.97%) CCNA
6 3 (4.48%) CCA
6 3 (4.48%) Citrix Certification
6 3 (4.48%) Degree
6 3 (4.48%) MCITP
6 3 (4.48%) MCSE
6 3 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.49%) CCIE
7 1 (1.49%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.99%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.49%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (44.78%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.42%) Hyper-V
3 10 (14.93%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.46%) vSphere
5 4 (5.97%) XenDesktop
6 3 (4.48%) NFS
6 3 (4.48%) XenApp
7 2 (2.99%) Firmware
8 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (44.78%) Cisco
2 21 (31.34%) HP
3 18 (26.87%) Microsoft
4 17 (25.37%) Palo Alto
5 16 (23.88%) VMware
6 15 (22.39%) Aruba
7 9 (13.43%) Veeam
8 7 (10.45%) F5
9 4 (5.97%) CheckPoint
9 4 (5.97%) Citrix
9 4 (5.97%) NetApp
10 3 (4.48%) Dell
10 3 (4.48%) Juniper
10 3 (4.48%) Meraki
10 3 (4.48%) ProCurve
10 3 (4.48%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.99%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.49%) Panasonic
12 1 (1.49%) Riverbed
12 1 (1.49%) Samsung