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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 31 74 56
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 27 6 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 7.09% 1.45% 2.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 45.00% 10.34% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 27 6 9
Average salary £26,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.22% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,500 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,500 £41,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
60 58 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.75% 14.01% 15.75%
Number of salaries quoted 58 42 56
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +14.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 39 (95.12%) LAN
2 29 (70.73%) Windows
3 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
4 25 (60.98%) MS Excel
5 24 (58.54%) Firewall
6 23 (56.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (53.66%) MS Office
8 20 (48.78%) ITIL
8 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
9 19 (46.34%) VMware
10 18 (43.90%) MCTS
10 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (43.90%) MCITP
10 18 (43.90%) MCP
10 18 (43.90%) SharePoint
11 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
12 15 (36.59%) Service Management
13 13 (31.71%) Cisco
13 13 (31.71%) Windows XP
13 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
13 13 (31.71%) TCP/IP
13 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
14 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
14 11 (26.83%) SharePoint Server
14 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
14 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
14 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
14 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
14 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (24.39%) CCNA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (43.90%) SharePoint
2 13 (31.71%) MS Exchange
3 11 (26.83%) SharePoint Server
3 11 (26.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.88%) Lync
5 2 (4.88%) Apache
6 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (60.98%) MS Excel
2 22 (53.66%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.44%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (95.12%) LAN
2 24 (58.54%) Firewall
3 13 (31.71%) TCP/IP
4 8 (19.51%) VoIP
5 7 (17.07%) Wireless
6 6 (14.63%) DNS
7 4 (9.76%) VPN
8 3 (7.32%) DHCP
8 3 (7.32%) Internet
9 2 (4.88%) VLAN
9 2 (4.88%) SSL
9 2 (4.88%) Telnet
9 2 (4.88%) Skype
10 1 (2.44%) IPsec
10 1 (2.44%) SAN
10 1 (2.44%) RIP
10 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.44%) HSRP
10 1 (2.44%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (31.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.32%) Back Office
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
4 1 (2.44%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.44%) Military
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Systems Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 4 (9.76%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Service Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.88%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Operations Manager
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Service Desk Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Services Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) IT Operations Manager
6 2 (4.88%) IT Support
6 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.44%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Network Analyst
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Thin Client
1 4 (9.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.88%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) SCADA
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (70.73%) Windows
2 13 (31.71%) Windows XP
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (26.83%) Windows 7
3 11 (26.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (9.76%) Windows 2000
5 3 (7.32%) Linux
6 2 (4.88%) CentOS
6 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (4.88%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.44%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (48.78%) ITIL
2 15 (36.59%) Service Management
3 9 (21.95%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (14.63%) Service Delivery
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL V2
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity Planning
6 2 (4.88%) Line Management
6 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
6 2 (4.88%) Patch Management
6 2 (4.88%) Change Management
6 2 (4.88%) Migration
6 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.88%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.88%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.88%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (4.88%) Performance Management
7 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) SQL
2 3 (7.32%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.88%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (56.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (48.78%) Security Cleared
3 18 (43.90%) MCP
3 18 (43.90%) MCTS
3 18 (43.90%) MCITP
4 11 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (24.39%) CCNA
5 10 (24.39%) MCSE
6 9 (21.95%) MCDST
7 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
8 3 (7.32%) DV Cleared
9 2 (4.88%) CCNP
10 1 (2.44%) Degree
10 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (2.44%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PMBOK
System Software
1 18 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (41.46%) Active Directory
3 11 (26.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.88%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 27 (65.85%) Microsoft
2 19 (46.34%) VMware
3 13 (31.71%) Cisco
4 9 (21.95%) HP
4 9 (21.95%) SonicWALL
5 8 (19.51%) F5
5 8 (19.51%) Juniper
6 7 (17.07%) Blue Coat
6 7 (17.07%) Fortinet
6 7 (17.07%) CheckPoint
6 7 (17.07%) McAfee
7 4 (9.76%) Citrix
7 4 (9.76%) Mitel
7 4 (9.76%) ProCurve
7 4 (9.76%) Aruba
8 3 (7.32%) Red Hat
9 2 (4.88%) Intel
10 1 (2.44%) Oracle
10 1 (2.44%) Dell
10 1 (2.44%) IBM
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