Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 99 80
Rank change year-on-year -6 -19 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.92% 2.11% 2.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.69% 13.31% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 39 33
Southampton median annual salary £32,500 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.13% +3.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £25,625 £30,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £69,000 £42,150 £57,750
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -16.67% -

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 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 211 278 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.16% 15.88% 22.94%
Number of salaries quoted 160 253 268
Southampton median annual salary £38,750 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.13% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,350 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £54,125
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +1.19%

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 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for WAN in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) VMware
4 7 (58.33%) Office 365
5 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (50.00%) VPN
6 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
6 5 (41.67%) Clustering
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (33.33%) MCSA
7 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
7 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Degree
8 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (25.00%) SAN
8 3 (25.00%) WLAN
8 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (25.00%) Firewall
9 2 (16.67%) Cisco
9 2 (16.67%) DNS
9 2 (16.67%) Linux
9 2 (16.67%) SQL
9 2 (16.67%) vSphere
9 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
10 1 (8.33%) Government Security Classifications
10 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
10 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
10 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation

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 5 (41.67%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (8.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Office 365
2 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
3 3 (25.00%) WLAN
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) DHCP
5 1 (8.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (8.33%) IPsec
5 1 (8.33%) NAS
5 1 (8.33%) Network Security
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) VLAN
5 1 (8.33%) VoIP
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) IT Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) IT Systems Administrator
1 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Support
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Architect
3 1 (8.33%) AWS Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) CAD Manager
3 1 (8.33%) CAD Support
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (8.33%) IT Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Clustering
2 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (8.33%) PKI
2 1 (8.33%) Public Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 10
4 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) CAD
2 1 (8.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (8.33%) Coaching
2 1 (8.33%) High Availability
2 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (8.33%) IT Strategy
2 1 (8.33%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Line Management
2 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
2 1 (8.33%) Network Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) Network Design
2 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (8.33%) Network Virtualisation
2 1 (8.33%) PRINCE2
2 1 (8.33%) Problem Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Licensing
2 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
1 4 (33.33%) MCSA
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) CCIE
2 1 (8.33%) CCNA
2 1 (8.33%) CCNP
2 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Government Security Classifications
System Software
1 6 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (16.67%) vSphere
4 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (8.33%) XenApp
4 1 (8.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (8.33%) EMC NetWorker
1 1 (8.33%) SCCM
1 1 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) VMware
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (8.33%) Adobe
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Citrix
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Riverbed
4 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
4 1 (8.33%) Sophos