The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Woking region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 27 55
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +28
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 22 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 1.81% 7.97% 1.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.58% 25.00% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 7
Average salary £29,500 £22,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.09% -61.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £20,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £54,750 £61,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
WAN
Surrey

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Woking region.

Communications & Networking Category
Woking
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
66 88 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Woking 23.91% 31.88% 22.47%
Number of salaries quoted 64 82 86
Average salary £41,250 £34,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.32% -32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £20,500 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £72,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Woking region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Woking

WAN
Salary Trend in Woking

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Woking region.

WAN Salary Trend in Woking

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Woking

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Woking 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 (82.35%) LAN
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (76.47%) Firewall
3 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) VMware
5 8 (47.06%) Windows
6 7 (41.18%) Citrix
6 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
6 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (35.29%) Backup Exec
7 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 6 (35.29%) VPN
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
8 5 (29.41%) Russian Language
8 5 (29.41%) Network Security
9 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
9 4 (23.53%) Android
9 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (23.53%) Symantec
9 4 (23.53%) Intel Security
9 4 (23.53%) Norton AntiVirus
9 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
9 4 (23.53%) MCP
9 4 (23.53%) MS Office
9 4 (23.53%) Windows XP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Woking by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Woking 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 11 (64.71%) MS Exchange
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2003
2 7 (41.18%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) MS Excel
2 4 (23.53%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) LAN
2 13 (76.47%) Firewall
3 6 (35.29%) TCP/IP
3 6 (35.29%) VPN
4 5 (29.41%) Network Security
5 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (17.65%) Ethernet
6 3 (17.65%) VoIP
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco ISE
7 1 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (29.41%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (29.41%) Active Directory Support
2 5 (29.41%) Exchange Support
2 5 (29.41%) Server Support
3 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Hardware Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Hardware Support Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Security Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Support Analyst
4 3 (17.65%) Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix Support
5 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) Service Desk Manager
6 1 (5.88%) Service Support Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
2 3 (17.65%) CESG
2 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 3 (17.65%) Replication
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Android
2 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Vista
2 4 (23.53%) Windows XP
3 3 (17.65%) Unix
3 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
1 3 (17.65%) High Availability
1 3 (17.65%) Low Latency
1 3 (17.65%) Network Management
1 3 (17.65%) Penetration Testing
1 3 (17.65%) SIEM
1 3 (17.65%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (11.76%) ITIL
2 2 (11.76%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
2 2 (11.76%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) MCP
2 3 (17.65%) CCNA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (17.65%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 7 (41.18%) Hyper-V
3 3 (17.65%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (11.76%) XenApp
4 2 (11.76%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Backup Exec
2 4 (23.53%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 10 (58.82%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Intel Security
4 4 (23.53%) Symantec
5 3 (17.65%) Avaya
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 3 (17.65%) Juniper
5 3 (17.65%) SolarWinds