The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Blackpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 3.33% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £28,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
13 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Blackpool 21.67% 12.50% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 11
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Blackpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Blackpool region as a proportion of the total demand within 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

WAN
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Blackpool

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (66.67%) WSUS
2 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
3 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Blackpool by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs across the Blackpool 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 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) DSL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) 2nd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft