The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 36 36 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 5.32% 4.59% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.08% 27.69% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 4
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -11.36%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
WAN
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
65 65 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 23.05% 16.58% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 58 51 23
Average salary £44,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.82% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

WAN
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Portsmouth region.

WAN Salary Trend in Portsmouth

WAN
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 4 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 19 (95.00%) LAN
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (70.00%) Cisco
4 11 (55.00%) ITIL
4 11 (55.00%) CCNA
5 10 (50.00%) Firewall
5 10 (50.00%) Juniper
6 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
6 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
7 8 (40.00%) F5
8 7 (35.00%) HP
8 7 (35.00%) Fortinet
8 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
8 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
8 7 (35.00%) McAfee
8 7 (35.00%) Wireless
8 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
9 6 (30.00%) MPLS
9 6 (30.00%) OSPF
9 6 (30.00%) Windows
10 5 (25.00%) VoIP
10 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
10 5 (25.00%) CCNP
10 5 (25.00%) Mitel
10 5 (25.00%) ProCurve
10 5 (25.00%) Aruba
11 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (20.00%) VMware
11 4 (20.00%) SS7
12 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, IT jobs across the Portsmouth 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 (5.00%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (35.00%) Wireless
4 6 (30.00%) MPLS
4 6 (30.00%) OSPF
5 5 (25.00%) VoIP
5 5 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (20.00%) SS7
7 3 (15.00%) IPsec
7 3 (15.00%) BGP
7 3 (15.00%) BGP-4
7 3 (15.00%) RIP
7 3 (15.00%) ADSL2+
7 3 (15.00%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (10.00%) HSRP
8 2 (10.00%) L2TP
8 2 (10.00%) DNS
8 2 (10.00%) SAN
9 1 (5.00%) Internet
9 1 (5.00%) VPN
General
1 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 4 (20.00%) Designer
2 4 (20.00%) Network Designer
2 4 (20.00%) Solutions Designer
2 4 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Services Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (15.00%) B2B
2 3 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Network Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (55.00%) CCNA
3 9 (45.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (45.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (15.00%) CCDP
5 3 (15.00%) CCIE
6 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
6 2 (10.00%) Degree
6 2 (10.00%) MCDST
6 2 (10.00%) MCTS
6 2 (10.00%) MCITP
6 2 (10.00%) MCP
6 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) PMBOK
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) Juniper
3 8 (40.00%) F5
4 7 (35.00%) HP
4 7 (35.00%) Fortinet
4 7 (35.00%) Blue Coat
4 7 (35.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (35.00%) McAfee
5 5 (25.00%) Mitel
5 5 (25.00%) ProCurve
5 5 (25.00%) Aruba
6 4 (20.00%) VMware
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 11 days ago
Portsmouth
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 27 days ago