Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 77 59
Rank change year-on-year -11 -18 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 31 40 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 2.15% 2.96% 4.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.19% 12.58% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 33 37 54
Southampton median annual salary £38,750 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% -22.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £24,750 £17,750
90th Percentile £41,750 £53,750 £63,750
Hampshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +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 235 318 336
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.31% 23.52% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 207 294 291
Southampton median annual salary £39,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.06% - +13.33%
10th Percentile £22,900 £24,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,500 £53,375 £61,250
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,250 £42,000
% change year-on-year -3.03% -1.79% +2.44%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, 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 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 29 (93.55%) LAN
3 28 (90.32%) ITIL
4 25 (80.65%) Windows Server
5 24 (77.42%) VMware
6 23 (74.19%) MS Exchange
6 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
7 22 (70.97%) VMware Infrastructure
8 21 (67.74%) Cisco
8 21 (67.74%) Citrix
9 18 (58.06%) VoIP
9 18 (58.06%) MCSA
9 18 (58.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (58.06%) Driving Licence
10 17 (54.84%) CCNA
10 17 (54.84%) PRINCE2
10 17 (54.84%) CCA
10 17 (54.84%) Citrix Certification
10 17 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
12 14 (45.16%) NetApp
13 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
14 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
14 6 (19.35%) Firewall
15 5 (16.13%) DNS
15 5 (16.13%) SLA
15 5 (16.13%) DHCP
15 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
16 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis

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 23 (74.19%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) LAN
2 18 (58.06%) VoIP
3 6 (19.35%) Firewall
3 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
4 5 (16.13%) DHCP
4 5 (16.13%) DNS
5 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
6 1 (3.23%) SAN
General
1 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) IT Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (41.94%) Senior IT Engineer
3 7 (22.58%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (16.13%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (12.90%) Project Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Project Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (58.06%) Driving Licence
2 3 (9.68%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (96.77%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Windows Server
3 5 (16.13%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.68%) Linux
5 3 (9.68%) SUSE
5 3 (9.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) ITIL
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (54.84%) PRINCE2
3 11 (35.48%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.90%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (12.90%) Service Management
5 3 (9.68%) Case Management
5 3 (9.68%) Kalman Filter
5 3 (9.68%) Line Management
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.68%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (58.06%) MCSA
1 18 (58.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (54.84%) CCA
2 17 (54.84%) CCNA
2 17 (54.84%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (54.84%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (3.23%) MCITP
3 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (70.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
3 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 24 (77.42%) VMware
2 23 (74.19%) Microsoft
3 21 (67.74%) Cisco
3 21 (67.74%) Citrix
4 14 (45.16%) NetApp
5 4 (12.90%) Sophos
6 3 (9.68%) Remedy
7 2 (6.45%) Juniper
8 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.23%) F5
8 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds