The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 33 64 61
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 35 6 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 6.42% 1.08% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.18% 5.00% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 6
Average salary £33,750 £25,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -35.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £23,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,800 £42,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
WAN
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Communications & Networking Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
151 120 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 27.71% 21.66% 33.79%
Number of salaries quoted 113 79 178
Average salary £38,500 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.05% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,200 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

WAN
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

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

WAN Salary Trend in Basingstoke

WAN
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 48 (70.59%) LAN
2 31 (45.59%) Firewall
2 31 (45.59%) VMware
3 29 (42.65%) Oracle
4 28 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 24 (35.29%) SQL
6 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
7 22 (32.35%) Windows
7 22 (32.35%) MS Excel
8 21 (30.88%) SSL
8 21 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (29.41%) Cisco
9 20 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
9 20 (29.41%) HTML
9 20 (29.41%) Java
9 20 (29.41%) Crystal Reports
9 20 (29.41%) IIS
9 20 (29.41%) .NET
9 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET
9 20 (29.41%) CSS
9 20 (29.41%) CMS
9 20 (29.41%) Ajax
10 18 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
11 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 17 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 17 (25.00%) Linux
12 15 (22.06%) T-SQL
13 13 (19.12%) Degree
13 13 (19.12%) SAN
14 12 (17.65%) Business Intelligence

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (29.41%) IIS
1 20 (29.41%) CMS
2 11 (16.18%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (1.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 22 (32.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (11.76%) MS Office
3 4 (5.88%) MS Project
3 4 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.88%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) SaaS
2 3 (4.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 48 (70.59%) LAN
2 31 (45.59%) Firewall
3 21 (30.88%) SSL
4 17 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 13 (19.12%) SAN
6 12 (17.65%) VLAN
6 12 (17.65%) NAS
7 11 (16.18%) Wireless
8 10 (14.71%) VPN
8 10 (14.71%) VoIP
9 9 (13.24%) Cisco PIX
10 7 (10.29%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (8.82%) Internet
11 6 (8.82%) IPsec
12 5 (7.35%) OSPF
12 5 (7.35%) Ethernet
13 4 (5.88%) DHCP
13 4 (5.88%) LDAP
13 4 (5.88%) DNS
13 4 (5.88%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 20 (29.41%) Crystal Reports
2 20 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (14.71%) Oracle Database
4 4 (5.88%) Data Mining
4 4 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) WinDbg
General
1 8 (11.76%) Electronics
2 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.94%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Publishing
2 2 (2.94%) Banking
2 2 (2.94%) French Language
2 2 (2.94%) German Language
2 2 (2.94%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 16 (23.53%) IT Support
2 14 (20.59%) 3rd Line Support
3 10 (14.71%) Support Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) Architect
5 6 (8.82%) Implementation Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) Software Consultant
5 6 (8.82%) Development Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Product Development Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Software Implementation Consultant
6 5 (7.35%) IT Support Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Network Support
7 4 (5.88%) IT Support Technician
7 4 (5.88%) Junior
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 4 (5.88%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.88%) Junior IT Support
7 4 (5.88%) Junior Support Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Help Desk Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (29.41%) HTML
1 20 (29.41%) .NET
1 20 (29.41%) ASP.NET
1 20 (29.41%) CSS
1 20 (29.41%) Ajax
2 3 (4.41%) WAP
3 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.29%) Fat Client
2 7 (10.29%) Thin Client
3 6 (8.82%) PKI
4 4 (5.88%) IPTV
5 3 (4.41%) Blackberry
6 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.47%) Open Source
7 1 (1.47%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.35%) Windows
2 17 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (11.76%) Windows XP
3 8 (11.76%) UNIX
4 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.41%) Windows 8
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Phone
7 2 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) ITIL
1 12 (17.65%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (10.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (8.82%) Benchmarking
3 6 (8.82%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (7.35%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.88%) Workflow
5 4 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 4 (5.88%) UML
6 3 (4.41%) Service Delivery
7 2 (2.94%) Cyber Security
8 1 (1.47%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.47%) DevOps
8 1 (1.47%) Line Management
8 1 (1.47%) Asset Management
8 1 (1.47%) Network Management
8 1 (1.47%) Change Control
8 1 (1.47%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.47%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (1.47%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 24 (35.29%) SQL
2 20 (29.41%) Java
3 15 (22.06%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (26.47%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (19.12%) Degree
3 11 (16.18%) CCNA
4 10 (14.71%) CCNP
5 9 (13.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (8.82%) CCDP
7 5 (7.35%) MCITP
8 4 (5.88%) HND
8 4 (5.88%) MCSE
9 1 (1.47%) MCSA
9 1 (1.47%) MCP
9 1 (1.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.47%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (33.82%) Active Directory
2 21 (30.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.94%) XenApp
4 1 (1.47%) vSphere
4 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.47%) VMware ESX
4 1 (1.47%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (1.47%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) WSUS
2 1 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (1.47%) DameWare
2 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 31 (45.59%) VMware
2 29 (42.65%) Oracle
3 20 (29.41%) Cisco
4 17 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (13.24%) Citrix
6 8 (11.76%) Sony
7 7 (10.29%) Juniper
8 6 (8.82%) IronPort
9 4 (5.88%) Software AG
9 4 (5.88%) webMethods
9 4 (5.88%) IBM
9 4 (5.88%) Progress
10 1 (1.47%) Symantec
10 1 (1.47%) McAfee
10 1 (1.47%) Sophos
10 1 (1.47%) AppSense
10 1 (1.47%) Aastra
10 1 (1.47%) Veeam
10 1 (1.47%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.47%) F5