The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Peterborough region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 45 46 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -25
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 7 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 1.89% 2.04% 7.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 10.77% 40.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 30
Average salary £38,750 £38,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.64% -6.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,100 £22,350
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £43,400 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
52 65 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 16.35% 18.95% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 46 59 75
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -21.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Cambridgeshire

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 18 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Peterborough

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 18 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) Wireless
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 6 (33.33%) CCNP
3 6 (33.33%) VPN
3 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (33.33%) VLAN
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) IP Telephony
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (27.78%) Citrix
4 5 (27.78%) SNMP
4 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
4 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 5 (27.78%) SLA
5 4 (22.22%) OSPF
5 4 (22.22%) BGP
5 4 (22.22%) DNS
5 4 (22.22%) DHCP
5 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
5 4 (22.22%) HP
5 4 (22.22%) Riverbed
5 4 (22.22%) Aruba
5 4 (22.22%) F5
5 4 (22.22%) Splunk

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 1 (5.56%) Lync
1 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (5.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (50.00%) Wireless
3 6 (33.33%) VPN
3 6 (33.33%) VLAN
4 5 (27.78%) IP Telephony
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (27.78%) SNMP
4 5 (27.78%) Ethernet
5 4 (22.22%) OSPF
5 4 (22.22%) BGP
5 4 (22.22%) DNS
5 4 (22.22%) DHCP
5 4 (22.22%) NetScaler
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 4 (22.22%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco IPT
6 3 (16.67%) Network Security
6 3 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (5.56%) RDBMS
1 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 2 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Retail
3 1 (5.56%) Billing
3 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Network Engineer
2 5 (27.78%) Analyst
3 4 (22.22%) NOC Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall Engineer
4 3 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) Architect
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Junior Architect
6 1 (5.56%) VoIP Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Network Specialist
6 1 (5.56%) Solutions Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Voice Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Desktop Support
6 1 (5.56%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (11.11%) NetWare
2 2 (11.11%) Windows XP
2 2 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
1 4 (22.22%) Problem Management
2 2 (11.11%) Network Management
3 1 (5.56%) WAN Optimisation
3 1 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (5.56%) Asset Management
3 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
3 1 (5.56%) ITIL
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 1 (5.56%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (5.56%) VB
2 1 (5.56%) VBA
2 1 (5.56%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) CCNP
1 6 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) Degree
3 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (5.56%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (22.22%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.56%) XenApp
3 1 (5.56%) ProxySG
3 1 (5.56%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.56%) NDS
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (22.22%) FortiGate
2 1 (5.56%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco
1 9 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (27.78%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) Juniper
4 4 (22.22%) HP
4 4 (22.22%) Riverbed
4 4 (22.22%) Aruba
4 4 (22.22%) F5
4 4 (22.22%) Splunk
4 4 (22.22%) Sourcefire
4 4 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 4 (22.22%) Polycom
5 3 (16.67%) Nortel
6 2 (11.11%) Avaya
7 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
7 1 (5.56%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.56%) Brocade
7 1 (5.56%) IronPort
7 1 (5.56%) Novell