Period
to 22 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 45 41
Rank change year-on-year -5 -4 +20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 77 94 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.53% 5.81% 5.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.81% 22.71% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 67 85 79
Wiltshire median annual salary £49,000 £39,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.05% +31.67% -11.76%
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,750 £39,600
South West median annual salary £41,000 £38,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +7.89% +16.92% -13.33%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wiltshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 370 414 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 21.78% 25.60% 19.41%
Number of salaries quoted 301 349 253
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,125 £21,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £52,500
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +8.97% +4.00%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Wiltshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Wiltshire

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

Salary trend for WAN in Wiltshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Wiltshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 22 April 2019.

Salary histogram for WAN in Wiltshire

WAN
Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 22 April 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon +7 32 £38,750 -22.50%
Salisbury -10 26 £60,000 +57.89%
Corsham -19 1 - -
Chippenham -26 1 £52,500 +42.86%
WAN
South West

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 Wiltshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 68 (88.31%) Cisco
2 54 (70.13%) LAN
3 49 (63.64%) Security Cleared
4 39 (50.65%) Firewall
5 32 (41.56%) Windows
6 28 (36.36%) DV Cleared
7 27 (35.06%) Cisco Certification
7 27 (35.06%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (33.77%) Linux
9 24 (31.17%) Active Directory
9 24 (31.17%) SLA
10 23 (29.87%) Wireless
11 22 (28.57%) SCCM
12 21 (27.27%) Juniper
12 21 (27.27%) VPN
12 21 (27.27%) Windows Server
13 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (25.97%) Unified Communications
13 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
13 20 (25.97%) CCNP
13 20 (25.97%) Service Management
13 20 (25.97%) CheckPoint
14 19 (24.68%) MPLS
14 19 (24.68%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (23.38%) VMware
16 17 (22.08%) BGP
16 17 (22.08%) EIGRP
16 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
16 17 (22.08%) Network Design

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.90%) Apache
2 3 (3.90%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.30%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 54 (70.13%) LAN
2 39 (50.65%) Firewall
3 27 (35.06%) Cisco Nexus
4 23 (29.87%) Wireless
5 21 (27.27%) VPN
6 20 (25.97%) Unified Communications
7 19 (24.68%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (24.68%) MPLS
8 17 (22.08%) BGP
8 17 (22.08%) EIGRP
9 16 (20.78%) Intrusion Detection
10 14 (18.18%) VoIP
11 13 (16.88%) TCP/IP
12 12 (15.58%) Cisco Wireless
12 12 (15.58%) IPsec
12 12 (15.58%) OSPF
12 12 (15.58%) SSL
12 12 (15.58%) VPLS
13 10 (12.99%) Cisco PIX
14 9 (11.69%) WLAN
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (10.39%) Finance
2 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (49.35%) Network Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) Design Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 14 (18.18%) Network Design Engineer
3 11 (14.29%) Analyst
4 10 (12.99%) Linux Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Linux Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Consultant
5 6 (7.79%) IT Support
5 6 (7.79%) Junior
5 6 (7.79%) Junior Network Engineer
5 6 (7.79%) Support Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Network Analyst
6 5 (6.49%) Presales Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) IT Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Network Consultant
7 4 (5.19%) Senior Network Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.60%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.88%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.60%) Social Media
4 2 (2.60%) Wiki
5 1 (1.30%) CMDB
5 1 (1.30%) Handset
5 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.56%) Windows
2 26 (33.77%) Linux
3 21 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 20 (25.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (12.99%) CentOS
6 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.90%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.60%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Service Management
2 17 (22.08%) Mentoring
2 17 (22.08%) Network Design
3 16 (20.78%) Data Protection
3 16 (20.78%) Security Monitoring
4 15 (19.48%) Capacity Management
5 14 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (18.18%) Presales
5 14 (18.18%) Software Architecture
5 14 (18.18%) Technical Leadership
6 7 (9.09%) Compliance Audit
6 7 (9.09%) ITIL
6 7 (9.09%) ITSM
6 7 (9.09%) Network Architecture
6 7 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (7.79%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.49%) Incident Management
8 5 (6.49%) Security Patching
9 4 (5.19%) Customer Requirements
9 4 (5.19%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (5.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 49 (63.64%) Security Cleared
2 28 (36.36%) DV Cleared
3 27 (35.06%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (25.97%) CCNP
5 14 (18.18%) SC Cleared
6 7 (9.09%) CCNA
7 4 (5.19%) Degree
8 3 (3.90%) MCSE
8 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.60%) MCP
9 2 (2.60%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (31.17%) SLA
2 7 (9.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 24 (31.17%) Active Directory
2 18 (23.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (12.99%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 22 (28.57%) SCCM
2 16 (20.78%) SCOM
3 5 (6.49%) Cisco LMS
3 5 (6.49%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (6.49%) Opsview
3 5 (6.49%) Puppet
4 4 (5.19%) Nagios
Vendors
1 68 (88.31%) Cisco
2 21 (27.27%) Juniper
3 20 (25.97%) CheckPoint
3 20 (25.97%) Microsoft
4 18 (23.38%) VMware
5 14 (18.18%) Fortinet
6 10 (12.99%) Red Hat
7 4 (5.19%) SolarWinds
8 2 (2.60%) Meraki
9 1 (1.30%) Ivanti
9 1 (1.30%) Nokia