The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 16 8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool - 2.00% 10.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 20.00% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £25,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
WAN
Lancashire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Blackpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 8.33% 10.00% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £22,500 £25,000 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +31.57%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

The demand trend of job ads across the Blackpool region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

WAN
Salary Trend in Blackpool

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

WAN Salary Trend in Blackpool