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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 32 31 38
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 3.61% 1.13% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.70% 4.35% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 1
Average salary £33,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
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
73 46 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Farnborough 26.35% 25.99% 40.20%
Number of salaries quoted 64 43 75
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £39,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,100 £75,000
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
Salary Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Farnborough

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) LAN
2 15 (71.43%) VoIP
2 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 15 (71.43%) CCNA
2 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (57.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 12 (57.14%) Multicast
4 12 (57.14%) Product Management
4 12 (57.14%) Marketing
4 12 (57.14%) TETRA
4 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
4 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 12 (57.14%) PBX
5 7 (33.33%) Firewall
6 6 (28.57%) Linux
7 5 (23.81%) VMware
8 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
9 3 (14.29%) CCNP
9 3 (14.29%) MPLS
9 3 (14.29%) OSPF
9 3 (14.29%) McAfee
9 3 (14.29%) BGP
9 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
9 3 (14.29%) HSRP
10 2 (9.52%) Degree

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) LAN
1 15 (71.43%) VoIP
2 12 (57.14%) PBX
2 12 (57.14%) TETRA
2 12 (57.14%) Multicast
3 7 (33.33%) Firewall
4 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
5 3 (14.29%) MPLS
5 3 (14.29%) OSPF
5 3 (14.29%) BGP
5 3 (14.29%) HSRP
6 2 (9.52%) Network Security
6 2 (9.52%) SAN
7 1 (4.76%) VLAN
7 1 (4.76%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (57.14%) Telecoms
1 12 (57.14%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Product Manager
1 12 (57.14%) Portfolio Manager
2 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Support Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.76%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (4.76%) VMware Specialist
5 1 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
Operating Systems
1 18 (85.71%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Product Management
1 12 (57.14%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (9.52%) Data Management
2 2 (9.52%) UML
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) ITSM
3 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.76%) Service Management
3 1 (4.76%) Release Management
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 15 (71.43%) CCNA
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (71.43%) Cisco
2 12 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) VMware
4 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 3 (14.29%) McAfee
5 2 (9.52%) Novell
5 2 (9.52%) Apple