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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 66 79 56
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 12 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 1.88% 1.33% 3.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.15% 6.49% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 21
Average salary £31,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.05% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £36,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £47,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
142 185 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 20.49% 20.58% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 131 145 107
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,000 £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 22 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Guildford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 15 (71.43%) LAN
2 12 (57.14%) VPN
2 12 (57.14%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 7 (33.33%) DNS
4 7 (33.33%) VMware
5 6 (28.57%) Cisco
6 5 (23.81%) Citrix
6 5 (23.81%) DHCP
6 5 (23.81%) Windows
6 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
6 5 (23.81%) VLAN
6 5 (23.81%) F5
7 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 4 (19.05%) BIG-IP
7 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
7 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
7 4 (19.05%) Product Management
7 4 (19.05%) Wireless
7 4 (19.05%) IPsec
7 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
7 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
7 4 (19.05%) SMTP
7 4 (19.05%) UNIX
7 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
7 4 (19.05%) SSL
7 4 (19.05%) ATM

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2003
1 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (19.05%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) LAN
2 12 (57.14%) VPN
2 12 (57.14%) Firewall
3 9 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 7 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (23.81%) DHCP
5 5 (23.81%) VLAN
6 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 4 (19.05%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 4 (19.05%) BIG-IP
6 4 (19.05%) Wireless
6 4 (19.05%) IPsec
6 4 (19.05%) SMTP
6 4 (19.05%) SSL
6 4 (19.05%) ATM
7 3 (14.29%) SAN
8 2 (9.52%) MRTG
8 2 (9.52%) Internet
8 2 (9.52%) MPLS
9 1 (4.76%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Network Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Technical Manager
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Account Manager
2 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Network Support Analyst
2 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (14.29%) Network Support
2 3 (14.29%) Technical Account Manager
2 3 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) IT Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) Administrator
3 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) Graduate
4 1 (4.76%) Junior
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) iSeries
2 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
1 4 (19.05%) Product Management
1 4 (19.05%) Service Delivery
2 3 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Network Management
3 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (9.52%) Kanban
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (4.76%) Project Management
4 1 (4.76%) ITSM
4 1 (4.76%) Service Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Architecture
4 1 (4.76%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) CCNP
2 1 (4.76%) CCNA
2 1 (4.76%) MCP
2 1 (4.76%) Avaya Certification
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (4.76%) MCITP
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
1 4 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (4.76%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) SCCM
1 2 (9.52%) OpenView
2 1 (4.76%) NetBackup
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 7 (33.33%) VMware
3 6 (28.57%) Cisco
4 5 (23.81%) Citrix
4 5 (23.81%) F5
5 3 (14.29%) IBM
5 3 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.52%) HP
6 2 (9.52%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) Nortel
7 1 (4.76%) SunGard
7 1 (4.76%) Avaya
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.76%) Veeam