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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 27 65 46
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 20 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.92% 1.27% 1.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.74% 12.77% 8.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 3
Average salary £32,500 £41,250 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +71.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £25,000 £23,200
10% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £47,500 £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
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
53 47 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 18.34% 9.96% 15.91%
Number of salaries quoted 48 35 51
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,450 £45,000 £49,750
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 26 (92.86%) LAN
2 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 15 (53.57%) Firewall
3 14 (50.00%) ITIL
3 14 (50.00%) Cisco
3 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
5 10 (35.71%) CCNA
5 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
6 9 (32.14%) Juniper
6 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
6 9 (32.14%) VMware
7 8 (28.57%) F5
7 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
7 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
8 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 7 (25.00%) HP
8 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 7 (25.00%) McAfee
8 7 (25.00%) Wireless
8 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 7 (25.00%) Blue Coat
8 7 (25.00%) Fortinet
9 6 (21.43%) MCTS
9 6 (21.43%) MCITP
9 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
9 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (21.43%) VoIP
9 6 (21.43%) Windows XP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 8 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 5 (17.86%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint Server
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 6 (21.43%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 26 (92.86%) LAN
2 15 (53.57%) Firewall
3 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
4 7 (25.00%) Wireless
5 6 (21.43%) VoIP
6 5 (17.86%) MPLS
6 5 (17.86%) OSPF
7 4 (14.29%) SS7
8 3 (10.71%) BGP-4
8 3 (10.71%) DNS
8 3 (10.71%) ADSL2+
8 3 (10.71%) Internet
8 3 (10.71%) Structured Cabling
9 2 (7.14%) SSL
9 2 (7.14%) BGP
9 2 (7.14%) RIP
9 2 (7.14%) VPN
9 2 (7.14%) Telnet
9 2 (7.14%) IPsec
9 2 (7.14%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.57%) Military
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Network Engineer
2 4 (14.29%) Analyst
2 4 (14.29%) Solutions Designer
2 4 (14.29%) Network Designer
2 4 (14.29%) Designer
3 3 (10.71%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Services Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Service Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Technical Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (10.71%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (7.14%) IT Support
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Service Desk Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Telecoms Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Thin Client
1 3 (10.71%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (53.57%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows XP
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 2000
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (21.43%) Service Delivery
3 4 (14.29%) Service Management
4 3 (10.71%) B2B
4 3 (10.71%) Load Balancing
4 3 (10.71%) ITIL V2
5 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (3.57%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
1 2 (7.14%) VBScript
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.57%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (46.43%) Security Cleared
3 10 (35.71%) CCNA
4 9 (32.14%) SC Cleared
5 6 (21.43%) MCP
5 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (21.43%) MCTS
5 6 (21.43%) MCITP
6 5 (17.86%) DV Cleared
6 5 (17.86%) CCNP
7 3 (10.71%) MCDST
7 3 (10.71%) MCSE
7 3 (10.71%) CCIE
7 3 (10.71%) CCDP
8 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) PMBOK
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.14%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Cisco
2 9 (32.14%) Juniper
2 9 (32.14%) VMware
3 8 (28.57%) F5
4 7 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 7 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 7 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 7 (25.00%) McAfee
4 7 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (14.29%) Mitel
5 4 (14.29%) ProCurve
5 4 (14.29%) Aruba
6 3 (10.71%) SonicWALL
6 3 (10.71%) Citrix