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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 35 49
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 4.97% 3.39% 3.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.88% 19.61% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 5
Average salary £42,500 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.09% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,400 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £38,450 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
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
67 51 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 20.81% 17.29% 18.80%
Number of salaries quoted 55 41 50
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £16,187 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Peterborough

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco
4 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (30.00%) CCNP
4 6 (30.00%) HP
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (30.00%) OSPF
4 6 (30.00%) BGP
4 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
4 6 (30.00%) vSphere
4 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (30.00%) FortiGate
5 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (20.00%) IPv6
6 4 (20.00%) Citrix
6 4 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (20.00%) Firewall
6 4 (20.00%) Wireless
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (15.00%) SAN
8 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (10.00%) Avaya
8 2 (10.00%) MS Exchange
8 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
8 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) LAN
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 6 (30.00%) OSPF
2 6 (30.00%) BGP
3 5 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (20.00%) IPv6
4 4 (20.00%) Firewall
4 4 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (15.00%) SAN
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%) Analyst
1 6 (30.00%) Consultant
1 6 (30.00%) Technical Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Junior
2 5 (25.00%) Network Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) Solutions Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Junior Architect
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Junior Technical Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
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 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Citrix
4 2 (10.00%) Avaya