The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Altrincham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 27 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 1.94% 0.99% 2.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 7.14% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 1
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +43.93%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +1.31%
WAN
Manchester

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

Communications & Networking Category
Altrincham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 14 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Altrincham 15.53% 13.86% 26.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16 14 21
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £38,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Altrincham

WAN
Salary Trend in Altrincham

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

WAN Salary Trend in Altrincham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Altrincham

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Altrincham 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) Symantec
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
2 2 (66.67%) ProCurve
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (66.67%) vCloud
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) VMware

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Altrincham by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Altrincham 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 1 (33.33%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Strategic Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (66.67%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Backup Exec
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Citrix
1 2 (66.67%) Symantec
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) ProCurve