Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 62 51
Rank change year-on-year +35 -11 +50
Permanent jobs citing WAN 71 8 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 10.27% 1.21% 4.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 52.21% 7.92% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 77 8 35
Portsmouth median annual salary £28,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.85% +18.18% -29.49%
10th Percentile £22,750 £27,475 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £38,225 £43,750
Hampshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% -5.56% +5.88%

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 Portsmouth with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 136 101 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 19.68% 15.23% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 124 98 103
Portsmouth median annual salary £28,250 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.62% -3.75% +2.56%
10th Percentile £22,575 £27,850 £24,200
90th Percentile £53,750 £54,125 £54,300
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -3.61% -1.19% +2.44%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Portsmouth

WAN
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for WAN in Portsmouth

WAN
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

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

Salary histogram for WAN in Portsmouth

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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for WAN.

1 68 (95.77%) LAN
2 51 (71.83%) Windows
2 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
2 51 (71.83%) Active Directory
3 48 (67.61%) Security Cleared
4 45 (63.38%) SC Cleared
5 43 (60.56%) ITIL
6 36 (50.70%) Windows 7
7 33 (46.48%) DV Cleared
8 31 (43.66%) Firewall
9 29 (40.85%) Cisco
10 26 (36.62%) Microsoft Certification
10 26 (36.62%) Microsoft Office
10 26 (36.62%) MCP
10 26 (36.62%) MCDST
10 26 (36.62%) MCTS
10 26 (36.62%) MCITP
10 26 (36.62%) Driving Licence
11 25 (35.21%) VMware
12 24 (33.80%) Windows 10
13 23 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (32.39%) MS Exchange
14 21 (29.58%) TCP/IP
14 21 (29.58%) VPN
14 21 (29.58%) Service Delivery
15 19 (26.76%) Wireless
16 18 (25.35%) VoIP
17 15 (21.13%) Cisco Certification
17 15 (21.13%) Windows Server
18 14 (19.72%) DHCP

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 23 (32.39%) MS Exchange
2 10 (14.08%) SharePoint
2 10 (14.08%) SharePoint 2010
2 10 (14.08%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (5.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 26 (36.62%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 68 (95.77%) LAN
2 31 (43.66%) Firewall
3 21 (29.58%) TCP/IP
3 21 (29.58%) VPN
4 19 (26.76%) Wireless
5 18 (25.35%) VoIP
6 14 (19.72%) DHCP
6 14 (19.72%) DNS
7 13 (18.31%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (9.86%) IP Telephony
9 6 (8.45%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (8.45%) NetScaler
9 6 (8.45%) Network Security
10 4 (5.63%) BGP
10 4 (5.63%) EIGRP
10 4 (5.63%) Ethernet
10 4 (5.63%) MPLS
10 4 (5.63%) OSPF
10 4 (5.63%) Unified Communications
11 2 (2.82%) Internet
General
1 13 (18.31%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Manufacturing
3 4 (5.63%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Automotive
4 2 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (52.11%) Analyst
2 26 (36.62%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
2 26 (36.62%) Service Analyst
2 26 (36.62%) Service Desk Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 10 (14.08%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (14.08%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Support Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Network Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Firewall Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Head of Networks
7 3 (4.23%) DV Cleared Network Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Field Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) IT Support
7 3 (4.23%) Network Field Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (2.82%) Consultant
8 2 (2.82%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 26 (36.62%) Driving Licence
2 10 (14.08%) Fat Client
2 10 (14.08%) Thin Client
3 7 (9.86%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.82%) Handset
4 2 (2.82%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 51 (71.83%) Windows
2 36 (50.70%) Windows 7
3 24 (33.80%) Windows 10
4 15 (21.13%) Windows Server
5 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (19.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.23%) Windows XP
7 2 (2.82%) Linux
8 1 (1.41%) SUSE
8 1 (1.41%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) ITIL
2 21 (29.58%) Service Delivery
3 10 (14.08%) Customer Requirements
3 10 (14.08%) Infrastructure Management
3 10 (14.08%) Service Management
4 5 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.63%) Business Continuity
5 4 (5.63%) Collaborative Working
5 4 (5.63%) Demand Management
5 4 (5.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (5.63%) Fault Management
5 4 (5.63%) Incident Management
5 4 (5.63%) ITSM
5 4 (5.63%) Network Design
5 4 (5.63%) Network Management
5 4 (5.63%) Performance Management
5 4 (5.63%) Procure-to-Pay
5 4 (5.63%) Risk Management
5 4 (5.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (4.23%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 48 (67.61%) Security Cleared
2 45 (63.38%) SC Cleared
3 33 (46.48%) DV Cleared
4 26 (36.62%) MCDST
4 26 (36.62%) MCITP
4 26 (36.62%) MCP
4 26 (36.62%) MCTS
4 26 (36.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (21.13%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (12.68%) CCNA
7 6 (8.45%) CCNP
8 4 (5.63%) CCDP
8 4 (5.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (71.83%) Active Directory
2 23 (32.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 51 (71.83%) Microsoft
2 29 (40.85%) Cisco
3 25 (35.21%) VMware
4 10 (14.08%) Citrix
5 8 (11.27%) Palo Alto
6 6 (8.45%) F5
7 5 (7.04%) Juniper
8 4 (5.63%) Aerohive Networks
8 4 (5.63%) Avaya
9 2 (2.82%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.82%) Remedy
10 1 (1.41%) Meraki
10 1 (1.41%) Veeam