Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 78 66
Rank change year-on-year -18 -12 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 37 34 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.14% 2.71% 4.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.45% 11.81% 19.22%
Number of salaries quoted 39 34 54
Southampton median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -16.67% +20.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,750 £18,725
90th Percentile £42,150 £57,250 £68,125
Hampshire median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% - +20.00%

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 275 288 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 15.93% 22.98% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 251 267 288
Southampton median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +12.58%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £29,450
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £60,000
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

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 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for WAN.

1 34 (91.89%) LAN
2 32 (86.49%) Windows
3 31 (83.78%) ITIL
4 30 (81.08%) Windows Server
5 29 (78.38%) VMware
6 27 (72.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 25 (67.57%) MS Exchange
7 25 (67.57%) Cisco
7 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
8 24 (64.86%) Citrix
9 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (59.46%) VoIP
9 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (54.05%) MCSA
10 20 (54.05%) CCNA
10 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (54.05%) Driving Licence
11 19 (51.35%) CCA
11 19 (51.35%) Citrix Certification
11 19 (51.35%) PRINCE2
12 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
12 17 (45.95%) NetApp
13 11 (29.73%) Mentoring
14 10 (27.03%) Firewall
15 9 (24.32%) DNS
16 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
17 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
18 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
18 6 (16.22%) Service Management
18 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008

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 25 (67.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 34 (91.89%) LAN
2 22 (59.46%) VoIP
3 10 (27.03%) Firewall
4 9 (24.32%) DNS
5 8 (21.62%) TCP/IP
6 5 (13.51%) DHCP
6 5 (13.51%) SAN
6 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (13.51%) Wireless
7 4 (10.81%) Network Security
8 3 (8.11%) WLAN
9 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.70%) BGP
10 1 (2.70%) MPLS
10 1 (2.70%) VLAN
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (56.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (43.24%) IT Engineer
2 16 (43.24%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (35.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (35.14%) Senior IT Engineer
4 9 (24.32%) 3rd Line Support
5 6 (16.22%) Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Infrastructure Support
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 5 (13.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Citrix Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior Citrix Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Senior VMware Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (54.05%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (86.49%) Windows
2 30 (81.08%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (16.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.51%) Linux
5 5 (13.51%) SUSE
5 5 (13.51%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (83.78%) ITIL
2 22 (59.46%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (51.35%) PRINCE2
4 11 (29.73%) Mentoring
5 6 (16.22%) Service Management
6 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 2 (5.41%) Analytics
8 2 (5.41%) Network Management
8 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (5.41%) WAN Optimisation
9 1 (2.70%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 22 (59.46%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (54.05%) CCNA
2 20 (54.05%) MCSA
2 20 (54.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 19 (51.35%) CCA
3 19 (51.35%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (5.41%) CCNP
5 1 (2.70%) MCITP
5 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (72.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (45.95%) Active Directory
3 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 29 (78.38%) VMware
2 25 (67.57%) Cisco
2 25 (67.57%) Microsoft
3 24 (64.86%) Citrix
4 17 (45.95%) NetApp
5 4 (10.81%) CheckPoint
5 4 (10.81%) Sophos
6 2 (5.41%) Juniper
7 1 (2.70%) F5
7 1 (2.70%) SolarWinds