Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 82 76
Rank change year-on-year -18 -6 -29
Permanent jobs citing WAN 11 22 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.79% 2.00% 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.02% 13.17% 14.02%
Number of salaries quoted 10 22 43
Southampton median annual salary £29,750 £37,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.19% -5.63% -11.11%
10th Percentile £19,063 £22,900 £27,000
90th Percentile £50,500 £43,625 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -5.88%

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 219 167 328
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 15.79% 15.20% 23.10%
Number of salaries quoted 180 146 305
Southampton median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.06% -7.06% -
10th Percentile £23,175 £25,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.72%

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 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) Windows
3 6 (54.55%) VPN
3 6 (54.55%) Firewall
3 6 (54.55%) Office 365
4 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
4 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
4 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
5 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (36.36%) Software Asset Management
5 4 (36.36%) WSUS
5 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
6 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
6 3 (27.27%) Unix
7 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) VoIP
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
7 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
8 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 1 (9.09%) Email Filtering
8 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
8 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 1 (9.09%) VMware
8 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
8 1 (9.09%) VLAN

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 1 (9.09%) IIS
1 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) AutoCAD
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (54.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) Firewall
2 6 (54.55%) VPN
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 2 (18.18%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) IT Support
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 3 (27.27%) Project Manager
3 2 (18.18%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) IT Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) CAD Manager
4 1 (9.09%) CAD Support
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (9.09%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
2 4 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 5 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (36.36%) Windows 10
3 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
5 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (36.36%) Asset Management
2 4 (36.36%) Software Asset Management
3 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
4 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
4 1 (9.09%) CAD
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (9.09%) Email Filtering
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (9.09%) IT Strategy
4 1 (9.09%) ITIL
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) SIEM
4 1 (9.09%) Software Licensing
4 1 (9.09%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (36.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Adobe
2 1 (9.09%) Apple
2 1 (9.09%) Avaya
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco
2 1 (9.09%) EMC
2 1 (9.09%) HP
2 1 (9.09%) ProCurve
2 1 (9.09%) VMware