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

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 51 22 41
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 25 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.64% 8.42% 1.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.31% 36.23% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 8 25 3
Average salary £49,250 £33,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.01% -23.86%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
52 69 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.25% 23.23% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 49 59 34
Average salary £48,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,250 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £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 3 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 14 (73.68%) LAN
2 10 (52.63%) Windows
3 9 (47.37%) ITIL
4 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
4 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
4 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
5 7 (36.84%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (26.32%) MPLS
7 5 (26.32%) OSPF
7 5 (26.32%) VPN
7 5 (26.32%) DNS
7 5 (26.32%) VoIP
7 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
7 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
8 4 (21.05%) MCDST
8 4 (21.05%) MCTS
8 4 (21.05%) MCITP
8 4 (21.05%) VLAN
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
8 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (21.05%) SS7
8 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
8 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
8 4 (21.05%) MCP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 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 (15.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.26%) Lync
Applications
1 4 (21.05%) MS Office
1 4 (21.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) LAN
2 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
3 7 (36.84%) Firewall
4 5 (26.32%) VPN
4 5 (26.32%) DNS
4 5 (26.32%) VoIP
4 5 (26.32%) MPLS
4 5 (26.32%) OSPF
5 4 (21.05%) SSL
5 4 (21.05%) SS7
5 4 (21.05%) VLAN
6 3 (15.79%) BGP-4
6 3 (15.79%) ADSL2+
6 3 (15.79%) Structured Cabling
7 2 (10.53%) IPsec
7 2 (10.53%) SAN
7 2 (10.53%) BGP
7 2 (10.53%) RIP
8 1 (5.26%) Ethereal
8 1 (5.26%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) DB2
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.26%) Aerospace
1 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Network Designer
2 4 (21.05%) Support Technician
2 4 (21.05%) Service Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Solutions Designer
2 4 (21.05%) Service Desk Analyst
2 4 (21.05%) Designer
3 3 (15.79%) Technical Leader
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Services Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support
4 2 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Architect
5 1 (5.26%) Help Desk Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
3 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (21.05%) Windows XP
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Vista
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (15.79%) UNIX
5 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.79%) Change Management
3 3 (15.79%) Incident Management
3 3 (15.79%) B2B
3 3 (15.79%) Project Management
3 3 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (5.26%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (5.26%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (26.32%) SC Cleared
2 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) DV Cleared
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (21.05%) MCDST
3 4 (21.05%) MCTS
3 4 (21.05%) MCITP
3 4 (21.05%) MCP
4 3 (15.79%) CCIE
4 3 (15.79%) CCNP
4 3 (15.79%) CCNA
4 3 (15.79%) CCDP
5 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Cisco
2 4 (21.05%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Intel
3 3 (15.79%) Juniper
3 3 (15.79%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Mitel
4 1 (5.26%) Blue Coat
4 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.26%) ProCurve
4 1 (5.26%) Aruba
4 1 (5.26%) F5
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) McAfee
4 1 (5.26%) HP
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