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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 32 69 52
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 22 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 6.61% 1.31% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.14% 10.53% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 6
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 £32,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £47,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
51 57 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 15.32% 12.45% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 49 42 62
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +14.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
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 31 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 31 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 35 (94.59%) LAN
2 22 (59.46%) Firewall
3 21 (56.76%) Windows
4 19 (51.35%) ITIL
5 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
6 17 (45.95%) Cisco
6 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
7 15 (40.54%) MS Office
7 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (40.54%) VMware
7 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
7 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
8 14 (37.84%) SharePoint
8 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
9 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
10 12 (32.43%) MCTS
10 12 (32.43%) MCITP
10 12 (32.43%) MCP
11 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
12 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
12 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
12 10 (27.03%) Service Management
13 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (24.32%) CCNA
13 9 (24.32%) Juniper
13 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
14 8 (21.62%) F5
14 8 (21.62%) HP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 14 (37.84%) SharePoint
2 10 (27.03%) MS Exchange
3 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (21.62%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.41%) Apache
6 2 (5.41%) Lync
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) MS Excel
2 15 (40.54%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.70%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (94.59%) LAN
2 22 (59.46%) Firewall
3 14 (37.84%) TCP/IP
4 8 (21.62%) VoIP
5 7 (18.92%) Wireless
6 5 (13.51%) DNS
7 4 (10.81%) SS7
7 4 (10.81%) MPLS
7 4 (10.81%) OSPF
8 3 (8.11%) BGP-4
8 3 (8.11%) VPN
8 3 (8.11%) ADSL2+
8 3 (8.11%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (8.11%) Internet
9 2 (5.41%) Skype
9 2 (5.41%) VLAN
9 2 (5.41%) SSL
9 2 (5.41%) SAN
9 2 (5.41%) DHCP
9 2 (5.41%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Back Office
3 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Finance
4 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.70%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Network Engineer
2 7 (18.92%) Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Solutions Designer
3 4 (10.81%) Network Designer
3 4 (10.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Designer
4 3 (8.11%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Service Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) Operations Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Services Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (5.41%) IT Operations Manager
5 2 (5.41%) IT Support
6 1 (2.70%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.11%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.70%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Thin Client
1 3 (8.11%) Fat Client
2 2 (5.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) SCADA
3 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (21.62%) Windows XP
4 7 (18.92%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.81%) Linux
6 3 (8.11%) Windows 2000
7 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.41%) CentOS
7 2 (5.41%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.70%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (51.35%) ITIL
2 10 (27.03%) Service Management
3 6 (16.22%) Service Delivery
3 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (8.11%) B2B
4 3 (8.11%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.11%) ITIL V2
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity Planning
5 2 (5.41%) Line Management
5 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (5.41%) Patch Management
5 2 (5.41%) Business Continuity
5 2 (5.41%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (5.41%) Performance Management
5 2 (5.41%) Asset Management
5 2 (5.41%) Software Engineering
5 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.41%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) VBScript
2 2 (5.41%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.70%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
1 15 (40.54%) Security Cleared
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (32.43%) MCP
3 12 (32.43%) MCTS
3 12 (32.43%) MCITP
4 9 (24.32%) CCNA
5 7 (18.92%) MCSE
5 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
6 5 (13.51%) CCNP
6 5 (13.51%) MCDST
7 3 (8.11%) CCIE
7 3 (8.11%) CCDP
7 3 (8.11%) DV Cleared
8 2 (5.41%) Degree
9 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) PMBOK
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (29.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) Cisco
3 15 (40.54%) VMware
4 9 (24.32%) Juniper
5 8 (21.62%) HP
5 8 (21.62%) F5
6 7 (18.92%) McAfee
6 7 (18.92%) CheckPoint
6 7 (18.92%) Blue Coat
6 7 (18.92%) Fortinet
6 7 (18.92%) SonicWALL
7 4 (10.81%) ProCurve
7 4 (10.81%) Aruba
7 4 (10.81%) Mitel
8 3 (8.11%) Citrix
9 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
10 1 (2.70%) Oracle
10 1 (2.70%) Intel
10 1 (2.70%) IBM
10 1 (2.70%) webMethods