The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 32 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 2.41% 2.26% 2.16%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.26% 16.67% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 5
Average salary £40,000 £41,250 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.03% +7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +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 Farnborough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
39 24 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 23.49% 13.56% 24.68%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 55
Average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

WAN
Salary Trend in Farnborough

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

WAN Salary Trend in Farnborough

WAN
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
3 13 (86.67%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (86.67%) VMware
4 12 (80.00%) HSRP
4 12 (80.00%) CheckPoint
4 12 (80.00%) MPLS
4 12 (80.00%) OSPF
4 12 (80.00%) McAfee
4 12 (80.00%) BGP
4 12 (80.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (80.00%) CCNP
4 12 (80.00%) CCNA
4 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco
5 2 (13.33%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) VoIP
5 2 (13.33%) Novell
5 2 (13.33%) Apple
5 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 1 (6.67%) SAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Farnborough 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.

Cloud Services
1 13 (86.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
2 12 (80.00%) HSRP
2 12 (80.00%) MPLS
2 12 (80.00%) OSPF
2 12 (80.00%) BGP
2 12 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) VoIP
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 14 (93.33%) Network Engineer
2 13 (86.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Support Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 14 (93.33%) Windows
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) CCNP
1 12 (80.00%) CCNA
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 12 (80.00%) McAfee
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Novell
3 2 (13.33%) Apple