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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 53 68 68
Rank change year-on-year
+15 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 2.26% 1.75% 1.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 8.82% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 9
Average salary £32,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.98% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £41,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
144 136 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 21.72% 19.88% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 131 117 118
Average salary £43,000 £47,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.47% +31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 3 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Guildford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 21 (87.50%) LAN
2 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (54.17%) Cisco
4 10 (41.67%) Firewall
4 10 (41.67%) CCNP
5 9 (37.50%) VPN
5 9 (37.50%) Windows
6 8 (33.33%) ITIL
7 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
7 7 (29.17%) SAN
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 6 (25.00%) VoIP
8 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (20.83%) Network Security
9 5 (20.83%) Polycom
9 5 (20.83%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (20.83%) FWSM
9 5 (20.83%) Server Monitoring
9 5 (20.83%) WLAN
9 5 (20.83%) SSL
9 5 (20.83%) Siemens
9 5 (20.83%) Service Management
9 5 (20.83%) IPsec
9 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
9 5 (20.83%) Wireless
10 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
10 4 (16.67%) Juniper
10 4 (16.67%) CCIP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 3 (12.50%) Lync
2 2 (8.33%) IIS
2 2 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 21 (87.50%) LAN
2 10 (41.67%) Firewall
3 9 (37.50%) VPN
4 7 (29.17%) SAN
5 6 (25.00%) VoIP
5 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (20.83%) FWSM
6 5 (20.83%) WLAN
6 5 (20.83%) Wireless
6 5 (20.83%) IPsec
6 5 (20.83%) SSL
6 5 (20.83%) Network Security
7 2 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
7 2 (8.33%) Wireshark
7 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (8.33%) Internet
7 2 (8.33%) MPLS
7 2 (8.33%) MRTG
8 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) Big Data
General
1 7 (29.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Network Designer
2 4 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Designer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Account Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Server Support
4 2 (8.33%) Project Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Account Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Field Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Server Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Field Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.33%) Clustering
3 2 (8.33%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Service Management
2 5 (20.83%) Risk Management
2 5 (20.83%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 5 (20.83%) Server Monitoring
3 4 (16.67%) Network Design
3 4 (16.67%) Network Management
4 2 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 2 (8.33%) System Testing
4 2 (8.33%) Network Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Validation
5 1 (4.17%) SIEM
5 1 (4.17%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) C++
1 2 (8.33%) VB
1 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (41.67%) CCNP
3 4 (16.67%) CCIP
3 4 (16.67%) CCNA
3 4 (16.67%) CCDA
3 4 (16.67%) CCDP
3 4 (16.67%) CCIE
3 4 (16.67%) VCDX
3 4 (16.67%) VCAP
4 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (8.33%) MCITP
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) CCSP
5 1 (4.17%) CISSP
5 1 (4.17%) CISM
5 1 (4.17%) CCSA
5 1 (4.17%) JNCIA
5 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (8.33%) vCloud
2 1 (4.17%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) OpenView
Vendors
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco
2 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) Siemens
3 5 (20.83%) Polycom
4 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
4 4 (16.67%) Juniper
5 2 (8.33%) Citrix
5 2 (8.33%) BT
5 2 (8.33%) Mitel
5 2 (8.33%) Altiris
5 2 (8.33%) Riverbed
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) F5
6 1 (4.17%) Sourcefire
6 1 (4.17%) HP
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