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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 34 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.83% 1.34% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.53% 12.50% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +76.13%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
19 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 17.43% 10.74% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 24
Average salary £37,500 £26,500 £30,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.50% -13.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £17,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 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 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Lync
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (25.00%) ISDN
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (25.00%) PSTN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) BGP
3 1 (25.00%) Incident Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (50.00%) Lync
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
1 3 (75.00%) DHCP
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) VPN
2 1 (25.00%) ISDN
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) BGP
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) VPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security
2 1 (25.00%) PSTN
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Network Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Network Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VB
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (25.00%) CCSA
2 1 (25.00%) CCSE
2 1 (25.00%) CCNA
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
Bolton, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago