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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 23 65 76
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 56 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 8.68% 1.83% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.15% 8.11% 6.63%
Number of salaries quoted 47 8 7
Average salary £38,500 £30,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.33% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £19,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £41,250 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
WAN
Surrey

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

Communications & Networking Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
164 148 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 25.43% 22.63% 19.37%
Number of salaries quoted 146 134 130
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,550 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

WAN
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

WAN Salary Trend in Guildford

WAN
Salary Histogram in Guildford

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

WAN Salary Histogram in Guildford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 93 (91.18%) LAN
2 75 (73.53%) Cisco
3 73 (71.57%) Firewall
4 45 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (39.22%) CCNP
6 39 (38.24%) VPN
7 34 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 32 (31.37%) VoIP
9 30 (29.41%) Windows
10 27 (26.47%) DNS
10 27 (26.47%) CheckPoint
11 26 (25.49%) Juniper
12 25 (24.51%) Active Directory
13 24 (23.53%) Telecoms
13 24 (23.53%) Hyper-V
14 23 (22.55%) VMware
15 22 (21.57%) VLAN
16 21 (20.59%) Wireless
17 20 (19.61%) MS Excel
18 19 (18.63%) MS Exchange
18 19 (18.63%) ITIL
18 19 (18.63%) Ethical Hacking
18 19 (18.63%) Penetration Testing
18 19 (18.63%) Wireless Security
18 19 (18.63%) Cloud Computing
18 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2012
18 19 (18.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
18 19 (18.63%) Security Hardening
18 19 (18.63%) Data Centre
18 19 (18.63%) 802.1X

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 19 (18.63%) MS Exchange
2 17 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (10.78%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 20 (19.61%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.82%) MS Office
3 6 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (3.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 19 (18.63%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (8.82%) Office 365
3 1 (0.98%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 93 (91.18%) LAN
2 73 (71.57%) Firewall
3 39 (38.24%) VPN
4 32 (31.37%) VoIP
5 27 (26.47%) DNS
6 22 (21.57%) VLAN
7 21 (20.59%) Wireless
8 19 (18.63%) Wireless Security
9 18 (17.65%) TCP/IP
10 15 (14.71%) IPsec
11 14 (13.73%) RTP
11 14 (13.73%) SSH
11 14 (13.73%) Asterisk PBX
11 14 (13.73%) HTTP
11 14 (13.73%) HTTPS
11 14 (13.73%) PBX
11 14 (13.73%) LDAP
12 13 (12.75%) ISDN
12 13 (12.75%) CTI
12 13 (12.75%) Q.931
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.96%) MySQL
General
1 24 (23.53%) Telecoms
2 11 (10.78%) Finance
3 6 (5.88%) Banking
4 4 (3.92%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.92%) Electronics
4 4 (3.92%) Marketing
5 1 (0.98%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 33 (32.35%) Architect
3 26 (25.49%) Senior Network Engineer
4 19 (18.63%) Network Architect
5 17 (16.67%) Security Engineer
5 17 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
5 17 (16.67%) Senior Security Engineer
5 17 (16.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 16 (15.69%) Senior Security Architect
6 16 (15.69%) Senior Network Architect
6 16 (15.69%) Senior Architect
6 16 (15.69%) Network Security Architect
6 16 (15.69%) Security Architect
7 14 (13.73%) Technical Architect
8 13 (12.75%) 3rd Line Support
9 12 (11.76%) Support Engineer
10 10 (9.80%) Systems Engineer
11 9 (8.82%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 8 (7.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (5.88%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.63%) 802.1X
2 14 (13.73%) HTML
2 14 (13.73%) Ajax
3 13 (12.75%) TAPI
3 13 (12.75%) CCXML
3 13 (12.75%) VXML
3 13 (12.75%) JTAPI
3 13 (12.75%) .NET
3 13 (12.75%) Web Services
4 2 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 19 (18.63%) Data Centre
2 15 (14.71%) PKI
3 13 (12.75%) IVR
4 4 (3.92%) DTV
5 3 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.94%) Tandem
6 1 (0.98%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.41%) Windows
2 19 (18.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (12.75%) Windows 8
5 11 (10.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (7.84%) Linux
7 7 (6.86%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.88%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.96%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.63%) ITIL
1 19 (18.63%) Ethical Hacking
1 19 (18.63%) Penetration Testing
1 19 (18.63%) Security Hardening
2 13 (12.75%) CRM
3 9 (8.82%) Project Management
4 7 (6.86%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (4.90%) Security Management
6 5 (4.90%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.92%) Programme Management
7 4 (3.92%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.92%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (3.92%) Process Management
8 3 (2.94%) Cyber Security
8 3 (2.94%) Integration Testing
8 3 (2.94%) Information Architecture
9 2 (1.96%) Change Control
9 2 (1.96%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (14.71%) Java
2 14 (13.73%) JavaScript
3 5 (4.90%) SQL
4 2 (1.96%) Python
4 2 (1.96%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.96%) C
4 2 (1.96%) C#
4 2 (1.96%) C++
4 2 (1.96%) Perl
4 2 (1.96%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (39.22%) CCNP
3 16 (15.69%) CCIE
4 13 (12.75%) CCNA
5 8 (7.84%) CCDA
5 8 (7.84%) SC Cleared
5 8 (7.84%) Security Cleared
6 6 (5.88%) CCDP
6 6 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (4.90%) JNCIA
8 4 (3.92%) CCSA
8 4 (3.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (3.92%) Degree
9 3 (2.94%) MCITP
9 3 (2.94%) MCSE
10 2 (1.96%) MCSA
10 2 (1.96%) MCP
10 2 (1.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.96%) JNCIP
11 1 (0.98%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (13.73%) PCI DSS
2 5 (4.90%) SLA
3 2 (1.96%) HL7
3 2 (1.96%) DICOM
System Software
1 25 (24.51%) Active Directory
2 24 (23.53%) Hyper-V
3 13 (12.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.96%) vSphere
4 2 (1.96%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.96%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (15.69%) FortiGate
2 11 (10.78%) SCCM
3 2 (1.96%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.98%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.98%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 75 (73.53%) Cisco
2 34 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 27 (26.47%) CheckPoint
4 26 (25.49%) Juniper
5 23 (22.55%) VMware
6 16 (15.69%) Fortinet
7 13 (12.75%) Genesys
7 13 (12.75%) Nortel
7 13 (12.75%) Avaya
8 9 (8.82%) HP
9 8 (7.84%) Blue Coat
10 6 (5.88%) Adobe
11 4 (3.92%) SAP
12 2 (1.96%) Oracle
12 2 (1.96%) F5
12 2 (1.96%) Symantec
12 2 (1.96%) McAfee
13 1 (0.98%) Mitel
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