The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 30 54
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +24
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 3.65% 4.87% 1.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.53% 28.30% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 4
Average salary £45,750 £31,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.58% -27.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,750 £28,000 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.97%
WAN
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
53 53 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 14.89% 17.21% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 38 44 48
Average salary £49,000 £31,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+58.06% -31.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £16,187 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

WAN
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

WAN Salary Trend in Peterborough

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 14 (70.00%) LAN
2 13 (65.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (30.00%) CCNP
5 6 (30.00%) HP
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (30.00%) VPN
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) OSPF
5 6 (30.00%) BGP
5 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
5 6 (30.00%) vSphere
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (30.00%) FortiGate
6 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (25.00%) Wireless
7 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) IPv6
8 3 (15.00%) Firewall
8 3 (15.00%) SAN
8 3 (15.00%) Finance
8 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
9 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (10.00%) Lync
9 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
9 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
9 2 (10.00%) Active Directory

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, IT jobs across the Peterborough 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (10.00%) Lync
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) LAN
2 6 (30.00%) OSPF
2 6 (30.00%) BGP
2 6 (30.00%) VPN
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 4 (20.00%) IPv6
5 3 (15.00%) SAN
5 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
7 1 (5.00%) MPLS
7 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
7 1 (5.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
1 6 (30.00%) Junior
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Junior Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Solutions Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Network Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Solutions Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Junior Technical Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) CCNP
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) vSphere
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (65.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (30.00%) HP
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco
4 4 (20.00%) Citrix
5 2 (10.00%) Avaya