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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 46 47 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 0.57% 0.34% 4.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 1.37% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 14
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +31.03%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
40 73 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 11.49% 24.66% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 60 66
Average salary £47,500 £42,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.09% +23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
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 5 March 2015, 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 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 9 (60.00%) LAN
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) CCNP
3 6 (40.00%) HP
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (40.00%) BGP
3 6 (40.00%) OSPF
3 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (40.00%) vSphere
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (40.00%) FortiGate
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (26.67%) IPv6
5 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (26.67%) Wireless
6 3 (20.00%) Citrix
7 2 (13.33%) SAN
7 2 (13.33%) Firewall
8 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
8 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
8 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (6.67%) Service Management
8 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
8 1 (6.67%) Remedy

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) BGP
2 6 (40.00%) OSPF
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 4 (26.67%) IPv6
3 4 (26.67%) Wireless
4 2 (13.33%) SAN
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Consultant
2 5 (33.33%) Network Consultant
3 4 (26.67%) Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Junior
3 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (26.67%) Junior Architect
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Solutions Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (6.67%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (6.67%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCNP
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) vSphere
2 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 6 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.67%) Remedy
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya