Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 67 82
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15 +14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 261 283 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 4.06% 4.13% 3.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.79% 18.44% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 243 249 217
Hampshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £59,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.98% -4.44% +12.50%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hampshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1097 1535 1461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 17.06% 22.39% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 891 1262 1216
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -1.19% +2.44%
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Hampshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for WAN in Hampshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Hampshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Hampshire

WAN
Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +3 89 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Portsmouth +35 71 £28,000 -13.85% 1
Southampton -16 31 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Farnborough +14 27 £42,000 +44.83%
Fareham -22 11 £33,500 -36.19%
Eastleigh -1 9 £26,500 -41.11% 2
Ringwood -1 5 £24,500 -18.33%
Havant -1 4 £45,000 +55.17%
Winchester -6 4 £22,500 +7.14%
Southsea - 2 £18,000 -
Fleet +16 1 - -
Andover - 1 £25,000 -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 189 (72.41%) LAN
2 153 (58.62%) Windows
3 132 (50.57%) Microsoft
4 119 (45.59%) Firewall
5 117 (44.83%) Active Directory
6 115 (44.06%) Cisco
7 107 (41.00%) VMware
8 100 (38.31%) ITIL
9 93 (35.63%) VMware Infrastructure
10 86 (32.95%) Cisco Certification
11 80 (30.65%) VoIP
12 75 (28.74%) Security Cleared
13 73 (27.97%) DNS
14 72 (27.59%) Windows Server
15 70 (26.82%) Microsoft Certification
16 69 (26.44%) VPN
16 69 (26.44%) SC Cleared
17 62 (23.75%) Juniper
18 61 (23.37%) MS Exchange
19 57 (21.84%) CCNA
20 53 (20.31%) DHCP
21 51 (19.54%) Linux
22 49 (18.77%) TCP/IP
22 49 (18.77%) Windows 7
23 48 (18.39%) Driving Licence
24 46 (17.62%) Windows Server 2012
24 46 (17.62%) MPLS
25 45 (17.24%) DV Cleared
26 44 (16.86%) Windows Server 2008
27 42 (16.09%) MCITP

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 61 (23.37%) MS Exchange
2 15 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (5.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 14 (5.36%) IIS
4 11 (4.21%) SharePoint
5 10 (3.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 10 (3.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.53%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.38%) JBoss
7 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
Applications
1 27 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Maximo
2 1 (0.38%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 16 (6.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.68%) Office 365
3 6 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.15%) IaaS
4 3 (1.15%) PaaS
4 3 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 189 (72.41%) LAN
2 119 (45.59%) Firewall
3 80 (30.65%) VoIP
4 73 (27.97%) DNS
5 69 (26.44%) VPN
6 53 (20.31%) DHCP
7 49 (18.77%) TCP/IP
8 46 (17.62%) MPLS
9 40 (15.33%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (13.79%) BGP
11 35 (13.41%) OSPF
12 28 (10.73%) Wireless
13 27 (10.34%) SSL
14 25 (9.58%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (8.43%) RTP
15 22 (8.43%) Wireshark
16 21 (8.05%) VLAN
17 18 (6.90%) Ethernet
18 16 (6.13%) WLAN
19 14 (5.36%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
1 1 (0.38%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 26 (9.96%) Telecoms
2 16 (6.13%) Finance
3 7 (2.68%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.30%) Retail
5 5 (1.92%) Automotive
6 4 (1.53%) Marketing
7 2 (0.77%) Banking
7 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.38%) Games
8 1 (0.38%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 63 (24.14%) Analyst
2 54 (20.69%) Network Engineer
3 35 (13.41%) Service Analyst
3 35 (13.41%) Service Desk Analyst
4 27 (10.34%) Consultant
5 26 (9.96%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 26 (9.96%) Support Analyst
6 25 (9.58%) Architect
6 25 (9.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (9.58%) Support Engineer
7 18 (6.90%) IT Engineer
7 18 (6.90%) Network Support
8 17 (6.51%) 2nd Line Support
8 17 (6.51%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 17 (6.51%) Network Architect
9 16 (6.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 15 (5.75%) Network Support Engineer
10 15 (5.75%) Technical Consultant
11 14 (5.36%) IT Consultant
11 14 (5.36%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.38%) COM
1 1 (0.38%) Elastic Stack
1 1 (0.38%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 48 (18.39%) Driving Licence
2 30 (11.49%) Data Centre
3 26 (9.96%) Clustering
4 18 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (5.36%) Replication
6 10 (3.83%) Fat Client
6 10 (3.83%) Thin Client
7 7 (2.68%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (2.30%) Cyberthreat
9 4 (1.53%) CMDB
9 4 (1.53%) Public Cloud
10 3 (1.15%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.77%) Handset
11 2 (0.77%) Internet of Things
11 2 (0.77%) User Experience
12 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
12 1 (0.38%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 153 (58.62%) Windows
2 72 (27.59%) Windows Server
3 51 (19.54%) Linux
4 49 (18.77%) Windows 7
5 46 (17.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (16.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 31 (11.88%) Windows 10
8 30 (11.49%) CentOS
9 14 (5.36%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (3.45%) Windows 8
11 7 (2.68%) Unix
12 4 (1.53%) SUSE
13 3 (1.15%) Android
13 3 (1.15%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (38.31%) ITIL
2 40 (15.33%) Service Delivery
3 36 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 30 (11.49%) Migration
5 26 (9.96%) High Availability
6 23 (8.81%) Open Source
7 20 (7.66%) Presales
8 19 (7.28%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (7.28%) PRINCE2
9 17 (6.51%) Problem Management
10 15 (5.75%) Customer Requirements
10 15 (5.75%) Service Management
11 14 (5.36%) Integration Testing
11 14 (5.36%) Mentoring
11 14 (5.36%) Server Building
12 13 (4.98%) Root Cause Analysis
13 12 (4.60%) Network Design
13 12 (4.60%) Task Automation
14 11 (4.21%) Infrastructure Management
14 11 (4.21%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (14.56%) Bash Shell
2 26 (9.96%) PowerShell
3 22 (8.43%) Lua
4 18 (6.90%) Python
5 13 (4.98%) Perl
5 13 (4.98%) SQL
6 3 (1.15%) C
6 3 (1.15%) Java
7 1 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 86 (32.95%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (28.74%) Security Cleared
3 70 (26.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 69 (26.44%) SC Cleared
5 57 (21.84%) CCNA
6 45 (17.24%) DV Cleared
7 42 (16.09%) MCITP
8 41 (15.71%) MCP
9 34 (13.03%) CCNP
10 27 (10.34%) MCTS
11 26 (9.96%) MCDST
11 26 (9.96%) MCSA
12 19 (7.28%) MCSE
13 17 (6.51%) CCA
13 17 (6.51%) Citrix Certification
14 16 (6.13%) CCIE
14 16 (6.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 14 (5.36%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
16 12 (4.60%) JNCIP
17 10 (3.83%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.81%) PCI DSS
2 19 (7.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (6.13%) SLA
4 12 (4.60%) HIPAA
5 6 (2.30%) NIST 800
System Software
1 117 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 93 (35.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (8.43%) Hyper-V
3 22 (8.43%) Kamailio
4 14 (5.36%) Terminal Services
5 10 (3.83%) Virtual Servers
6 7 (2.68%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.38%) Docker
8 1 (0.38%) KVM
8 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (5.75%) Backup Exec
1 15 (5.75%) vCenter Server
2 13 (4.98%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (4.60%) Terraform
4 6 (2.30%) Ansible
5 4 (1.53%) Puppet
6 3 (1.15%) SCCM
7 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.38%) Grafana
7 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.38%) logstash
7 1 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 132 (50.57%) Microsoft
2 115 (44.06%) Cisco
3 107 (41.00%) VMware
4 62 (23.75%) Juniper
5 39 (14.94%) Citrix
6 25 (9.58%) Dell
6 25 (9.58%) Palo Alto
7 21 (8.05%) NetApp
8 18 (6.90%) HP
9 17 (6.51%) Veeam
10 14 (5.36%) Draytek
10 14 (5.36%) ProCurve
10 14 (5.36%) SonicWALL
10 14 (5.36%) Symantec
10 14 (5.36%) Veritas
10 14 (5.36%) WatchGuard
10 14 (5.36%) ZyXEL
11 13 (4.98%) F5
12 11 (4.21%) Brocade
12 11 (4.21%) Red Hat