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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 62 62 65
Rank change year-on-year
0 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.07% 1.72% 2.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 8.72% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 19
Average salary £31,000 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £45,000 £32,300
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £60,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
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
116 149 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 19.97% 19.76% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 107 125 119
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Guildford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 16 (66.67%) LAN
2 14 (58.33%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) VPN
4 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 7 (29.17%) Citrix
6 7 (29.17%) DNS
6 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 6 (25.00%) VMware
7 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 5 (20.83%) F5
8 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
8 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
8 5 (20.83%) DHCP
8 5 (20.83%) Cisco
8 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
8 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
9 4 (16.67%) SAN
9 4 (16.67%) SSL
9 4 (16.67%) SMTP
9 4 (16.67%) ATM
9 4 (16.67%) UNIX
9 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
9 4 (16.67%) ITIL
9 4 (16.67%) Wireless
9 4 (16.67%) IPsec
9 4 (16.67%) BIG-IP
9 4 (16.67%) VLAN
9 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
9 4 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, 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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (8.33%) Lync
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) LAN
2 14 (58.33%) Firewall
3 12 (50.00%) VPN
4 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
5 7 (29.17%) DNS
6 5 (20.83%) DHCP
7 4 (16.67%) SMTP
7 4 (16.67%) SSL
7 4 (16.67%) ATM
7 4 (16.67%) SAN
7 4 (16.67%) Wireless
7 4 (16.67%) IPsec
7 4 (16.67%) BIG-IP
7 4 (16.67%) VLAN
7 4 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (16.67%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
8 2 (8.33%) MRTG
8 2 (8.33%) Internet
8 2 (8.33%) MPLS
9 1 (4.17%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.17%) Big Data
General
1 5 (20.83%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (16.67%) Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 4 (16.67%) Network Analyst
1 4 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Network Support
2 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Technical Account Manager
2 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
2 3 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
2 3 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (12.50%) Account Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Graduate
3 2 (8.33%) IT Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) IT Administrator
3 2 (8.33%) Project Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Junior Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) iSeries
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 4 (16.67%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
2 4 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (16.67%) Product Management
2 4 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
3 2 (8.33%) System Testing
3 2 (8.33%) Kanban
3 2 (8.33%) Network Management
3 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
3 2 (8.33%) CRM
3 2 (8.33%) Change Management
3 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Network Design
4 1 (4.17%) ITSM
4 1 (4.17%) Service Management
4 1 (4.17%) SIEM
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C++
1 2 (8.33%) VB
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) CCNA
1 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.50%) MCITP
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) MCSA
2 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (4.17%) Avaya Certification
3 1 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.17%) Degree
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.17%) MCP
System Software
1 6 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (20.83%) Active Directory
3 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (8.33%) OpenView
3 1 (4.17%) NetBackup
3 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (29.17%) Citrix
3 6 (25.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco
4 5 (20.83%) F5
5 3 (12.50%) IBM
5 3 (12.50%) Juniper
6 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
6 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.33%) Mitel
6 2 (8.33%) Altiris
6 2 (8.33%) HP
6 2 (8.33%) BT
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) Nortel
7 1 (4.17%) Avaya
7 1 (4.17%) SunGard
7 1 (4.17%) Veeam
7 1 (4.17%) Red Hat