Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 31 47
Rank change year-on-year -11 +16 +13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 46 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 3.92% 5.67% 4.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.56% 27.38% 23.98%
Number of salaries quoted 27 42 42
Swindon median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +8.53% -32.11%
10th Percentile £21,250 £20,575 £19,500
90th Percentile £46,000 £51,625 £55,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £36,000 £35,000 £34,375
% change year-on-year +2.86% +1.82% -25.27%

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 Swindon with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Swindon
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 114 168 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 15.97% 20.72% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 103 144 178
Swindon median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.43% -9.09% -14.44%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £52,500 £58,500
Wiltshire median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +8.57% -6.67% -

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Swindon.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Swindon

WAN
Salary Trend in Swindon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Swindon.

Salary trend for WAN in Swindon

WAN
Salary Histogram in Swindon

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Swindon over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 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 Swindon region with a requirement for WAN.

1 24 (85.71%) LAN
2 16 (57.14%) Cisco
3 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (39.29%) CCNA
6 10 (35.71%) Firewall
6 10 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (32.14%) Wireless
7 9 (32.14%) Windows
8 8 (28.57%) VPN
9 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 7 (25.00%) Wireless Security
9 7 (25.00%) PCI DSS
9 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
11 4 (14.29%) Change Management
11 4 (14.29%) Military
11 4 (14.29%) SAN
11 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
11 4 (14.29%) HTTP
11 4 (14.29%) WLAN
11 4 (14.29%) DNS
11 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
11 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
12 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
12 3 (10.71%) VLAN
12 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
12 3 (10.71%) IP Telephony

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Swindon 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 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (85.71%) LAN
2 10 (35.71%) Firewall
2 10 (35.71%) Wi-Fi
3 9 (32.14%) Wireless
4 8 (28.57%) VPN
5 7 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (25.00%) Wireless Security
6 4 (14.29%) DNS
6 4 (14.29%) HTTP
6 4 (14.29%) SAN
6 4 (14.29%) WLAN
7 3 (10.71%) DHCP
7 3 (10.71%) HTTPS
7 3 (10.71%) IP Telephony
7 3 (10.71%) MPLS
7 3 (10.71%) SMTP
7 3 (10.71%) VLAN
8 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (7.14%) VoIP
9 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 1 (3.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Support Analyst
3 5 (17.86%) IT Support
4 4 (14.29%) Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) IT Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) IT Supervisor
4 4 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Network Administrator
4 4 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Network Support
4 4 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Network Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Network Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
1 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
1 2 (7.14%) PMI
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (14.29%) Change Management
1 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 3 (10.71%) ITIL
2 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2
3 2 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
3 2 (7.14%) PRINCE
3 2 (7.14%) Project Management
3 2 (7.14%) Risk Management
3 2 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
4 1 (3.57%) Network Design
4 1 (3.57%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.57%) Waterfall
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (39.29%) CCNA
3 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
5 3 (10.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (7.14%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco
2 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.14%) HP
5 2 (7.14%) Juniper
6 1 (3.57%) Aruba
6 1 (3.57%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.57%) IBM
6 1 (3.57%) McAfee
6 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.57%) VMware