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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 67 47 55
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 11 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 2.81% 2.99% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.97% 17.91% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 11 12 8
Average salary £39,000 £32,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.08% -18.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
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
58 67 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 14.80% 16.71% 34.09%
Number of salaries quoted 41 56 102
Average salary £38,250 £39,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.92% -29.09%
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 22 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 15 (88.24%) LAN
2 9 (52.94%) Service Delivery
3 8 (47.06%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) VPN
4 7 (41.18%) Windows
4 7 (41.18%) Firewall
5 6 (35.29%) VoIP
6 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
6 5 (29.41%) UNIX
6 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
6 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
6 5 (29.41%) Intel
6 5 (29.41%) Change Management
6 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
6 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
6 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
7 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
7 4 (23.53%) Cisco
7 4 (23.53%) DB2
8 3 (17.65%) MS Office
8 3 (17.65%) MCP
8 3 (17.65%) CCIE
8 3 (17.65%) CCNP
8 3 (17.65%) Internet
8 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (17.65%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (88.24%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) VPN
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) VoIP
4 3 (17.65%) Internet
4 3 (17.65%) IPsec
5 2 (11.76%) VLAN
5 2 (11.76%) TCP/IP
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
5 2 (11.76%) SSL
6 1 (5.88%) PBX
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) DB2
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Technical Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) UNIX
2 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Vista
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 8
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Service Delivery
2 8 (47.06%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
3 5 (29.41%) Change Management
4 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL V2
6 1 (5.88%) WAN Optimisation
6 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.88%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) MCP
2 3 (17.65%) CCIE
2 3 (17.65%) CCNP
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (17.65%) MCDST
2 3 (17.65%) MCTS
2 3 (17.65%) MCITP
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
1 5 (29.41%) Intel
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 1 (5.88%) Aruba
4 1 (5.88%) HP
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + including shift allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago