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

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 62 33 51
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 1.02% 5.12% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.89% 23.81% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 4 15 1
Average salary £27,000 £33,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.40% -16.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
45 63 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.42% 21.50% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 39 56 44
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,250 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 10 (66.67%) LAN
2 9 (60.00%) Windows
2 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (53.33%) Service Delivery
4 6 (40.00%) Firewall
4 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 6 (40.00%) ITIL
4 6 (40.00%) VoIP
4 6 (40.00%) VPN
4 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (33.33%) DNS
5 5 (33.33%) MCP
5 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
5 5 (33.33%) MS Office
5 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
5 5 (33.33%) MCDST
5 5 (33.33%) MCTS
5 5 (33.33%) MCITP
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Vista
6 4 (26.67%) VLAN
6 4 (26.67%) SQL
6 4 (26.67%) SSL
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
6 4 (26.67%) Project Management
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) Windows 8

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 3 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (6.67%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (66.67%) LAN
2 6 (40.00%) VoIP
2 6 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (40.00%) VPN
3 5 (33.33%) DNS
4 4 (26.67%) SSL
4 4 (26.67%) VLAN
4 4 (26.67%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) IPsec
6 1 (6.67%) Ethereal
6 1 (6.67%) Wireshark
6 1 (6.67%) HSRP
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
6 1 (6.67%) RIP
6 1 (6.67%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) OSPF
6 1 (6.67%) BGP
6 1 (6.67%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) DB2
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Service Analyst
2 5 (33.33%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (26.67%) Support Technician
4 3 (20.00%) Technical Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support
5 2 (13.33%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Windows 7
2 5 (33.33%) Windows XP
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Vista
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Service Delivery
2 6 (40.00%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) Project Management
4 3 (20.00%) Change Management
4 3 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) MCP
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (33.33%) MCDST
2 5 (33.33%) MCTS
2 5 (33.33%) MCITP
3 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (13.33%) CCNA
5 1 (6.67%) CCIE
5 1 (6.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Intel
3 2 (13.33%) Juniper
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
4 1 (6.67%) HP
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 1 (6.67%) McAfee
4 1 (6.67%) VMware
4 1 (6.67%) Mitel
4 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
4 1 (6.67%) Fortinet
4 1 (6.67%) ProCurve
4 1 (6.67%) Aruba
4 1 (6.67%) F5
Portsmouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £45000.00 - £49000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 6 days ago