Thank you for your insights.
I think I have a lot to think about. On a different note I was looking at RN website this morning re reading job roles etc... WS says up to 32k as you progress and only shows promotion up to LH and day one is at sea where as WS tactical or sonar says up to 48k, day one at Raleigh promotion up to P.O. can anyone explain this please?
Has anyone got any ideas on this or is the website just confusing me? Also does anyone have any ROUGH timescales for promotion in warfare branch just so I have a ball park idea where to aim for and what to expect.