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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 65 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 11 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 3.13% 4.19% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.19% 21.74% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 5
Average salary £24,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.00% -6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.89%
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
42 69 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.93% 19.27% 27.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31 56 72
Average salary £27,500 £35,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -36.36%
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 21 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 13 (76.47%) LAN
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Service Delivery
3 8 (47.06%) Firewall
3 8 (47.06%) VPN
4 7 (41.18%) VoIP
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Project Management
4 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
5 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
5 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
5 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
5 5 (29.41%) ITIL
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) DB2
6 4 (23.53%) UNIX
6 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 4 (23.53%) SSL
6 4 (23.53%) Cisco
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 4 (23.53%) Intel
6 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
6 4 (23.53%) VLAN
6 4 (23.53%) WebSphere
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
6 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (23.53%) Change Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 13 (76.47%) LAN
2 8 (47.06%) Firewall
2 8 (47.06%) VPN
3 7 (41.18%) VoIP
4 4 (23.53%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) SSL
4 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
4 4 (23.53%) VLAN
5 3 (17.65%) IPsec
5 3 (17.65%) Internet
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) DB2
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 4 (23.53%) Network Engineer
1 4 (23.53%) Support Technician
1 4 (23.53%) Technical Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Service Desk Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Service Analyst
2 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Thin Client
2 2 (11.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Windows 7
3 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
4 4 (23.53%) UNIX
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (23.53%) Windows 8
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.76%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Service Delivery
2 7 (41.18%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) ITIL
4 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
4 4 (23.53%) Change Management
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL V2
5 2 (11.76%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (23.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) DV Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) MCDST
2 3 (17.65%) MCTS
2 3 (17.65%) MCITP
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%) MCP
System Software
1 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Intel
3 2 (11.76%) Citrix
3 2 (11.76%) VMware
4 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
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