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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 35 32 37
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 3.11% 4.37% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.61% 18.64% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 4
Average salary £39,250 £55,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.63% +83.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,650 £42,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,850 £60,000 £31,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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 Farnborough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Farnborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 59 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 29.33% 23.41% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 57 46 40
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 9 (75.00%) CCNP
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
3 6 (50.00%) Linux
3 6 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (41.67%) Network Security
4 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (41.67%) HSRP
4 5 (41.67%) CCNA
4 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 5 (41.67%) MPLS
4 5 (41.67%) OSPF
4 5 (41.67%) McAfee
4 5 (41.67%) BGP
5 4 (33.33%) CCDA
5 4 (33.33%) CCDP
6 2 (16.67%) DNS
7 1 (8.33%) Sun
7 1 (8.33%) CCIE
7 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 1 (8.33%) HP
7 1 (8.33%) Python
7 1 (8.33%) NFS
7 1 (8.33%) Perl
7 1 (8.33%) VBScript
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) MPLS
3 5 (41.67%) OSPF
3 5 (41.67%) BGP
3 5 (41.67%) Network Security
3 5 (41.67%) HSRP
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) JIRA
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Gerrit
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
1 5 (41.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Architect
2 4 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 3 (25.00%) Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Designer
4 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Network Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) IT Manager
4 1 (8.33%) Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Linux Support
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Linux Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
1 1 (8.33%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
1 6 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) SUSE
2 1 (8.33%) Ubuntu
2 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (8.33%) Migration
1 1 (8.33%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) Perl
1 1 (8.33%) VBScript
1 1 (8.33%) Python
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CCNP
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 4 (33.33%) CCDA
3 4 (33.33%) CCDP
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) NFS
1 1 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (41.67%) McAfee
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Juniper
3 1 (8.33%) NetApp
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat