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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 44 60
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 35 31 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 7.61% 4.06% 2.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.46% 13.14% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 23 22 8
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £35,250 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £62,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
96 236 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.87% 30.93% 32.17%
Number of salaries quoted 71 204 149
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% +1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 5 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 41 (82.00%) LAN
2 28 (56.00%) VPN
2 28 (56.00%) VMware
3 27 (54.00%) Firewall
3 27 (54.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 26 (52.00%) Windows
5 24 (48.00%) Cisco
6 23 (46.00%) ITIL
7 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
8 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
8 17 (34.00%) SAN
9 16 (32.00%) Citrix
9 16 (32.00%) Linux
9 16 (32.00%) MS Visio
10 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
11 14 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (24.00%) PRINCE2
12 12 (24.00%) Hyper-V
13 11 (22.00%) WLAN
13 11 (22.00%) Juniper
13 11 (22.00%) OSPF
14 10 (20.00%) BGP
14 10 (20.00%) CCNP
14 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
14 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
14 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
15 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
15 9 (18.00%) Project Management
16 8 (16.00%) Wireless

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 10 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 16 (32.00%) MS Visio
2 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 8 (16.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (14.00%) MS Office
5 1 (2.00%) MS Project
5 1 (2.00%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (82.00%) LAN
2 28 (56.00%) VPN
3 27 (54.00%) Firewall
4 17 (34.00%) SAN
5 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (22.00%) WLAN
6 11 (22.00%) OSPF
7 10 (20.00%) BGP
8 8 (16.00%) Wireless
8 8 (16.00%) Network Security
9 7 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (14.00%) VoIP
10 6 (12.00%) MPLS
11 5 (10.00%) DNS
11 5 (10.00%) DHCP
11 5 (10.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 4 (8.00%) BIG-IP
12 4 (8.00%) VLAN
12 4 (8.00%) Wireshark
12 4 (8.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (18.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.00%) Billing
3 3 (6.00%) Electronics
3 3 (6.00%) Banking
4 2 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (14.00%) Team Leader
2 7 (14.00%) Architect
2 7 (14.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 6 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
3 6 (12.00%) Design Engineer
4 5 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 5 (10.00%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.00%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Network Designer
5 4 (8.00%) Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) IT Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Designer
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Design Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Team Leader
6 3 (6.00%) Network Support
6 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Desktop Support
7 2 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) Web Services
2 3 (6.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (6.00%) Replication
2 3 (6.00%) PKI
2 3 (6.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (4.00%) EqualLogic
3 2 (4.00%) IPTV
3 2 (4.00%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 26 (52.00%) Windows
2 16 (32.00%) Linux
3 10 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
5 8 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (12.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (8.00%) Debian
7 4 (8.00%) Ubuntu
8 3 (6.00%) UNIX
9 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (18.00%) Project Management
4 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
4 7 (14.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (12.00%) Validation
6 4 (8.00%) Business Continuity
6 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.00%) Network Design
6 4 (8.00%) Open Source
6 4 (8.00%) Line Management
6 4 (8.00%) Software Licensing
7 3 (6.00%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (6.00%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (6.00%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (6.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
8 2 (4.00%) Risk Analysis
8 2 (4.00%) Workflow
8 2 (4.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (20.00%) CCNP
3 8 (16.00%) CCDP
4 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
5 6 (12.00%) Degree
6 5 (10.00%) CCNA
7 4 (8.00%) CCDA
7 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (8.00%) DV Cleared
7 4 (8.00%) CCIE
7 4 (8.00%) JNCIA
8 3 (6.00%) JNCIP
8 3 (6.00%) CCDE
8 3 (6.00%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (6.00%) CCSE
8 3 (6.00%) OSCP
9 1 (2.00%) HND
9 1 (2.00%) MCSE
9 1 (2.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (54.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (34.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (24.00%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.00%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.00%) Terminal Server
5 3 (6.00%) ISA Server
5 3 (6.00%) DFS Replication
6 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.00%) XenApp
7 1 (2.00%) XenServer
7 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (6.00%) WSUS
1 3 (6.00%) vMotion
2 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 28 (56.00%) VMware
2 24 (48.00%) Cisco
3 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (32.00%) Citrix
5 11 (22.00%) Juniper
6 8 (16.00%) F5
7 6 (12.00%) HP
8 4 (8.00%) Aruba
9 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
9 3 (6.00%) BT
9 3 (6.00%) 3Com
10 2 (4.00%) webMethods
10 2 (4.00%) Software AG
10 2 (4.00%) Dell
10 2 (4.00%) EMC
10 2 (4.00%) Oracle
10 2 (4.00%) Sony
10 2 (4.00%) Riverbed
11 1 (2.00%) Progress
11 1 (2.00%) IBM