The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 Portsmouth region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 30 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.41% 2.45% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 17.39% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 25 4 0
Average salary £39,000 £44,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.36% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
75 23 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 19.23% 14.11% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 60 22 30
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +34.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Hampshire

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 18 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) LAN
2 23 (60.53%) Change Management
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 15 (39.47%) Intel
4 15 (39.47%) UNIX
5 14 (36.84%) Incident Management
5 14 (36.84%) DB2
6 13 (34.21%) WebSphere
7 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
7 12 (31.58%) Windows
7 12 (31.58%) Service Delivery
8 11 (28.95%) ITIL
8 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
9 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared
9 10 (26.32%) ITIL V2
9 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
9 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
10 8 (21.05%) SQL
10 8 (21.05%) Service Management
10 8 (21.05%) VMware
10 8 (21.05%) Tivoli
10 8 (21.05%) Project Management
10 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (18.42%) Fat Client
11 7 (18.42%) IBM
11 7 (18.42%) WebSphere MQ
11 7 (18.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 7 (18.42%) Lotus
11 7 (18.42%) Thin Client
11 7 (18.42%) Maximo

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 13 (34.21%) WebSphere
2 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
3 7 (18.42%) IBM Notes
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (18.42%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Maximo
2 1 (2.63%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 38 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (7.89%) Firewall
2 3 (7.89%) Wireless
3 2 (5.26%) VoIP
3 2 (5.26%) SMTP
3 2 (5.26%) DHCP
3 2 (5.26%) HTTP
3 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.26%) SSH
4 1 (2.63%) WAAS
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco ISE
4 1 (2.63%) VPN
4 1 (2.63%) PBX
4 1 (2.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) DB2
General
1 2 (5.26%) Law
1 2 (5.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Technical Leader
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Desktop Engineer
4 4 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Service Desk Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Service Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Operations Support Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Services Analyst
4 4 (10.53%) IT Operations Analyst
5 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Server Technician
6 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.63%) Architect
6 1 (2.63%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (18.42%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Fat Client
1 7 (18.42%) Thin Client
2 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) AVVID
Operating Systems
1 15 (39.47%) UNIX
2 12 (31.58%) Windows
3 10 (26.32%) Windows XP
4 7 (18.42%) AIX
5 6 (15.79%) Windows 2000
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) Change Management
2 14 (36.84%) Incident Management
3 12 (31.58%) Service Delivery
4 11 (28.95%) ITIL
5 10 (26.32%) ITIL V2
6 8 (21.05%) Service Management
6 8 (21.05%) Project Management
7 2 (5.26%) DNA
8 1 (2.63%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.63%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.63%) WAN Optimisation
8 1 (2.63%) Software Distribution
8 1 (2.63%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (2.63%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.95%) SC Cleared
3 10 (26.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
4 1 (2.63%) MCP
4 1 (2.63%) CCIE
4 1 (2.63%) CCNP
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (18.42%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
3 3 (7.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) Tivoli
2 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) Intel
3 8 (21.05%) VMware
4 7 (18.42%) IBM
4 7 (18.42%) Lotus
5 6 (15.79%) Citrix
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco
7 2 (5.26%) NetApp
8 1 (2.63%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.63%) Aruba
8 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) BMC
8 1 (2.63%) Nokia
8 1 (2.63%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.63%) Remedy
8 1 (2.63%) McAfee
8 1 (2.63%) BT