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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 36 43 30
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.87% 0.60% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.81% 8.33% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £32,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.09% -
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
21 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 12.07% 7.14% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 11
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) BGP
4 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (62.50%) Retail
4 5 (62.50%) VPLS
4 5 (62.50%) Linux
4 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
4 5 (62.50%) ISDN
4 5 (62.50%) PSTN
4 5 (62.50%) VoIP
4 5 (62.50%) WLAN
4 5 (62.50%) CCNP
4 5 (62.50%) CCNA
4 5 (62.50%) VB
4 5 (62.50%) VPN
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) Office 365
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (62.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) DNS
2 7 (87.50%) MPLS
2 7 (87.50%) DHCP
3 6 (75.00%) SAN
4 5 (62.50%) VPN
4 5 (62.50%) ISDN
4 5 (62.50%) PSTN
4 5 (62.50%) VoIP
4 5 (62.50%) WLAN
4 5 (62.50%) BGP
4 5 (62.50%) VPLS
5 3 (37.50%) LAN
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 5 (62.50%) Retail
2 2 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
2 5 (62.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Vulnerability Management
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) VB
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) CCNP
1 5 (62.50%) CCNA
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 2 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) NetApp