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 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 37 43 50
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.39% 2.15% 4.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.48% 9.59% 24.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 9
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +72.61%
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
61 73 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 20.82% 22.39% 16.43%
Number of salaries quoted 57 55 42
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,900 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £66,000
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 22 August 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 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) VPN
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
6 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 3 (23.08%) Wireless
6 3 (23.08%) Finance
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
7 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) Avaya
7 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
7 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 2 (15.38%) MS Office
7 2 (15.38%) XenApp
7 2 (15.38%) Lync
7 2 (15.38%) VLAN
7 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (15.38%) MS Excel
1 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (30.77%) VPN
3 3 (23.08%) Firewall
3 3 (23.08%) Wireless
4 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
4 2 (15.38%) VLAN
5 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Analyst
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
2 4 (30.77%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (30.77%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Junior Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Junior
4 2 (15.38%) Desktop Support
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (15.38%) Solutions Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Solutions Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Business Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Junior Technical Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Business Architect
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Blackberry
1 2 (15.38%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (15.38%) Windows XP
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (7.69%) WAN Optimisation
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
1 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (15.38%) XenApp
2 2 (15.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) VMware
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Citrix
4 2 (15.38%) Avaya
5 1 (7.69%) Brocade