The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 46 85 92
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 45 36 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.16% 2.22% 1.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.61% 11.15% 11.34%
Number of salaries quoted 29 27 29
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £34,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
WAN
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
199 323 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.39% 19.91% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 147 210 207
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

WAN Salary Trend in Cheshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cheshire

WAN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +12 11 £45,000 +20.00%
Wilmslow +1 5 £36,000 -
Northwich -4 5 £55,000 +46.66%
Chester -10 4 £30,000 -36.17% 1
Runcorn -4 3 - -
Alderley Edge - 3 £52,500 -
Knutsford - 1 - -
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 59 (83.10%) LAN
2 38 (53.52%) Cisco
3 34 (47.89%) VMware
4 26 (36.62%) Windows
5 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
6 20 (28.17%) Juniper
7 19 (26.76%) Active Directory
8 18 (25.35%) Cisco Certification
9 17 (23.94%) CCNA
9 17 (23.94%) ITIL
10 15 (21.13%) CCNP
11 14 (19.72%) Firewall
11 14 (19.72%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (18.31%) Project Management
12 13 (18.31%) VPN
12 13 (18.31%) VoIP
12 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
12 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (18.31%) Windows Server
13 12 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (15.49%) Hyper-V
14 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
14 11 (15.49%) Linux
15 10 (14.08%) Unix
15 10 (14.08%) Broadband
15 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
16 9 (12.68%) Network Security
16 9 (12.68%) DNS
16 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
16 9 (12.68%) BGP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (11.27%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (5.63%) IIS
2 4 (5.63%) JBoss
2 4 (5.63%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.82%) Apache
3 2 (2.82%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Office 365
2 4 (5.63%) PaaS
2 4 (5.63%) SaaS
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (83.10%) LAN
2 14 (19.72%) Firewall
2 14 (19.72%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (18.31%) VoIP
3 13 (18.31%) VPN
4 10 (14.08%) Broadband
5 9 (12.68%) BGP
5 9 (12.68%) DNS
5 9 (12.68%) Network Security
5 9 (12.68%) TCP/IP
6 8 (11.27%) DHCP
7 7 (9.86%) VLAN
8 5 (7.04%) DWDM
9 4 (5.63%) OSPF
9 4 (5.63%) Wireshark
10 3 (4.23%) CTI
10 3 (4.23%) H.323
11 2 (2.82%) EIGRP
11 2 (2.82%) Intranet
11 2 (2.82%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.86%) Finance
3 6 (8.45%) Back Office
4 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.41%) Marketing
5 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Analyst
1 18 (25.35%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) Technical Support
3 9 (12.68%) Consultant
3 9 (12.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Support
4 8 (11.27%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) IT Support
7 4 (5.63%) Cisco Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
7 4 (5.63%) IT Technician
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (5.63%) Senior Network Analyst
7 4 (5.63%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.63%) Middleware
1 4 (5.63%) Web Services
2 2 (2.82%) .NET
2 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.86%) Driving Licence
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (4.23%) EPoS
5 3 (4.23%) IVR
6 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.82%) Social Media
6 2 (2.82%) Wiki
7 1 (1.41%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.41%) Data Extraction
7 1 (1.41%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.62%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) Windows Server
2 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (15.49%) Linux
4 10 (14.08%) Unix
4 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (9.86%) Windows 10
5 7 (9.86%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.45%) Windows 8
7 5 (7.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.94%) ITIL
2 13 (18.31%) Project Management
3 8 (11.27%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (9.86%) Network Design
5 5 (7.04%) Network Optimisation
5 5 (7.04%) Open Source
5 5 (7.04%) Risk Management
5 5 (7.04%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (4.23%) Data Validation
7 3 (4.23%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.23%) Validation
8 2 (2.82%) Change Management
8 2 (2.82%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.82%) Network Management
8 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.82%) Scrum
8 2 (2.82%) SOA
8 2 (2.82%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) Python
2 5 (7.04%) Perl
2 5 (7.04%) Shell Script
2 5 (7.04%) SQL
3 2 (2.82%) C#
3 2 (2.82%) PHP
3 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.41%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.41%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 18 (25.35%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (23.94%) CCNA
3 15 (21.13%) CCNP
4 7 (9.86%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (8.45%) Degree
5 6 (8.45%) MCP
6 5 (7.04%) CCIE
6 5 (7.04%) JNCIP
6 5 (7.04%) JNCIS
7 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
7 4 (5.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (2.82%) CCENT
9 2 (2.82%) MCSE
10 1 (1.41%) APMP
10 1 (1.41%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.27%) SLA
2 6 (8.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.04%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (26.76%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (15.49%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.23%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (8.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 38 (53.52%) Cisco
2 34 (47.89%) VMware
3 25 (35.21%) Microsoft
4 20 (28.17%) Juniper
5 6 (8.45%) Citrix
6 4 (5.63%) CheckPoint
6 4 (5.63%) HP
6 4 (5.63%) Oracle
6 4 (5.63%) Palo Alto
7 3 (4.23%) Avaya
7 3 (4.23%) Cognizant
7 3 (4.23%) Dell
7 3 (4.23%) Genesys
7 3 (4.23%) Intel Security
7 3 (4.23%) Sophos
8 2 (2.82%) Extreme Networks
8 2 (2.82%) F5
8 2 (2.82%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.41%) Meraki
9 1 (1.41%) Veeam
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