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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 37 20
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.33% 0.57% 6.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 4.00% 40.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 9
Average salary £38,750 £22,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.13% -6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £22,000 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £22,000 £25,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 Bolton region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 10.67% 14.37% 16.79%
Number of salaries quoted 16 24 22
Average salary £26,500 £30,750 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.82% +20.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

WAN
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

WAN Salary Trend in Bolton

WAN
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 28 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bolton

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SLA
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Legal
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bolton 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
1 1 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp