The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bolton region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 45 31 18
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 0.56% 1.72% 11.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 8.33% 38.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 13
Average salary £52,500 - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20 24 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 11.30% 20.69% 30.91%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 34
Average salary £25,000 £25,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.91% -31.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £20,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £33,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Manchester

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 16 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Intel
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
3 1 (33.33%) FMCG
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) NAS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Implementation
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) SAP
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Intel
1 1 (33.33%) Citrix
1 1 (33.33%) VMware