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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 38 43 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.94% 0.89% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.16% 8.57% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 4
Average salary £29,000 £47,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.94% +31.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £47,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
38 35 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 14.73% 10.39% 29.11%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 64
Average salary £40,000 £45,250 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.60% +7.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Peterborough

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 16 (88.89%) LAN
2 7 (38.89%) Wireless
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco
4 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) CCNP
5 4 (22.22%) CCNA
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 4 (22.22%) Firewall
6 3 (16.67%) LabVIEW
6 3 (16.67%) Firmware
6 3 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
6 3 (16.67%) SLA
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) VoIP
6 3 (16.67%) C
6 3 (16.67%) C++
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
6 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
7 2 (11.11%) Telepresence
7 2 (11.11%) Video on Demand
7 2 (11.11%) Network Management
7 2 (11.11%) Multicast
7 2 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (11.11%) ITIL
7 2 (11.11%) Windows
7 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) MS Excel
1 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (88.89%) LAN
2 7 (38.89%) Wireless
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 3 (16.67%) VoIP
5 2 (11.11%) BGP
5 2 (11.11%) EIGRP
5 2 (11.11%) Multicast
5 2 (11.11%) OSPF
5 2 (11.11%) RIP
5 2 (11.11%) Telepresence
5 2 (11.11%) Wireless Security
6 1 (5.56%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (22.22%) Network Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (11.11%) Network Analyst
3 2 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.56%) Junior
4 1 (5.56%) Service Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) MPEG
2 2 (11.11%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 3 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL
2 2 (11.11%) Multithreading
2 2 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (5.56%) Change Control
3 1 (5.56%) Change Management
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (5.56%) Line Management
3 1 (5.56%) Network Design
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) Pair Programming
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) Project Management
3 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.56%) Software Licensing
3 1 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (16.67%) C
1 3 (16.67%) C++
1 3 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) CCNA
1 4 (22.22%) CCNP
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (16.67%) Firmware
3 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (16.67%) Citrix
4 2 (11.11%) Avaya
4 2 (11.11%) Cramer
4 2 (11.11%) Remedy
4 2 (11.11%) Tandberg
4 2 (11.11%) VMware