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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 80 70 59
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 41 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.58% 2.92% 3.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.98% 20.81% 20.73%
Number of salaries quoted 17 37 61
Median salary £47,500 £41,250 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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
164 197 357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 14.39% 14.04% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 121 170 302
Median salary £36,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.88% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £66,000 £80,000
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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +5 10 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Crewe -3 3 £36,500 -23.15%
Chester +1 2 £21,750 -45.62%
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 35 (89.74%) LAN
2 27 (69.23%) Cisco
3 21 (53.85%) Firewall
4 16 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (38.46%) OSPF
5 15 (38.46%) BGP
5 15 (38.46%) VoIP
5 15 (38.46%) ITIL
6 14 (35.90%) CCNA
7 13 (33.33%) SLA
7 13 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (30.77%) MPLS
8 12 (30.77%) Management Information System
9 10 (25.64%) Network Security
9 10 (25.64%) Avaya
10 9 (23.08%) DNS
10 9 (23.08%) Information Security
11 8 (20.51%) EIGRP
11 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 7 (17.95%) Juniper
12 7 (17.95%) Change Management
12 7 (17.95%) SNMP
12 7 (17.95%) Windows
12 7 (17.95%) Business Continuity
12 7 (17.95%) VPLS
12 7 (17.95%) Degree
13 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
13 6 (15.38%) Network+ Certification
13 6 (15.38%) DHCP
13 6 (15.38%) A+ Certification

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 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
1 4 (10.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.82%) Office 365
2 3 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (89.74%) LAN
2 21 (53.85%) Firewall
3 15 (38.46%) BGP
3 15 (38.46%) OSPF
3 15 (38.46%) VoIP
4 12 (30.77%) MPLS
5 10 (25.64%) Network Security
6 9 (23.08%) DNS
7 8 (20.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 8 (20.51%) EIGRP
8 7 (17.95%) SNMP
8 7 (17.95%) VPLS
9 6 (15.38%) DHCP
10 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
10 5 (12.82%) VLAN
11 3 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
11 3 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
11 3 (7.69%) DWDM
11 3 (7.69%) NAS
11 3 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.56%) Metasploit
General
1 4 (10.26%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (41.03%) Network Engineer
2 9 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (12.82%) Network Support
4 4 (10.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (10.26%) IT Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) LAN Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
4 4 (10.26%) WAN Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) Web Services
2 2 (5.13%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Management Information System
2 6 (15.38%) Computer Science
3 5 (12.82%) Wiki
4 3 (7.69%) Private Cloud
5 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.56%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.56%) Data Extraction
6 1 (2.56%) iPad
6 1 (2.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.95%) Windows
2 4 (10.26%) Windows Server
3 3 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (38.46%) ITIL
2 13 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (23.08%) Information Security
4 7 (17.95%) Business Continuity
4 7 (17.95%) Change Management
5 6 (15.38%) Network Management
5 6 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (15.38%) Security Patching
5 6 (15.38%) Software Deployment
6 5 (12.82%) Data Validation
6 5 (12.82%) Ticket Management
6 5 (12.82%) Validation
7 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.26%) Process Improvement
7 4 (10.26%) Project Management
7 4 (10.26%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 3 (7.69%) Business Continuity Management
8 3 (7.69%) High Availability
8 3 (7.69%) Network Optimisation
8 3 (7.69%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.26%) SQL
2 1 (2.56%) C#
2 1 (2.56%) PHP
2 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (41.03%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (35.90%) CCNA
3 7 (17.95%) Degree
4 6 (15.38%) A+ Certification
4 6 (15.38%) Network+ Certification
5 5 (12.82%) CCNP
6 3 (7.69%) CCIE
6 3 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (33.33%) SLA
2 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 3 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
3 3 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (7.69%) Puppet
2 1 (2.56%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (69.23%) Cisco
2 10 (25.64%) Avaya
3 7 (17.95%) Juniper
4 5 (12.82%) Extreme Networks
4 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
5 4 (10.26%) VMware
6 3 (7.69%) arcserve
6 3 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.69%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (7.69%) SonicWALL
6 3 (7.69%) Sophos
6 3 (7.69%) Symantec
7 2 (5.13%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.13%) NICE Systems
8 1 (2.56%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.56%) HP
8 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.56%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.56%) Splunk
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