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 3 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 55 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 38 34 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.24% 2.01% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.54% 9.42% 14.25%
Number of salaries quoted 24 29 45
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £34,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
205 361 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.49% 21.35% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 158 227 259
Median salary £34,000 £38,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 3 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 3 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 +15 13 £23,500 -37.33% 2
Wilmslow +2 5 £36,000 +4.34% 1
Northwich -5 4 £55,000 +46.66%
Chester -10 3 £32,500 -18.75%
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Macclesfield +5 1 - -
Runcorn -3 1 - -
Knutsford - 1 - -
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 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 50 (83.33%) LAN
2 33 (55.00%) VMware
3 32 (53.33%) Cisco
4 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 20 (33.33%) Windows
5 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
6 17 (28.33%) ITIL
7 16 (26.67%) VoIP
8 15 (25.00%) Juniper
9 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
10 12 (20.00%) Firewall
10 12 (20.00%) Citrix
10 12 (20.00%) Hyper-V
11 11 (18.33%) SCCM
11 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
11 11 (18.33%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 10 (16.67%) VPN
12 10 (16.67%) DNS
12 10 (16.67%) Project Management
13 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
13 9 (15.00%) Unix
13 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
13 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
14 8 (13.33%) IIS
14 8 (13.33%) CCNA
15 7 (11.67%) SharePoint

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 11 (18.33%) MS Exchange
2 8 (13.33%) IIS
3 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (6.67%) JBoss
4 4 (6.67%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Office 365
2 4 (6.67%) PaaS
2 4 (6.67%) SaaS
3 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (83.33%) LAN
2 16 (26.67%) VoIP
3 12 (20.00%) Firewall
4 11 (18.33%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (16.67%) DNS
5 10 (16.67%) VPN
6 9 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (10.00%) BGP
7 6 (10.00%) Network Security
7 6 (10.00%) VLAN
8 5 (8.33%) Broadband
8 5 (8.33%) DWDM
8 5 (8.33%) Wireless
9 3 (5.00%) CTI
9 3 (5.00%) DHCP
9 3 (5.00%) H.323
9 3 (5.00%) SAN
10 2 (3.33%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (3.33%) Ethernet
11 1 (1.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Back Office
2 5 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (21.67%) Analyst
2 12 (20.00%) Network Engineer
3 8 (13.33%) Consultant
3 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (11.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (11.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 7 (11.67%) Technical Support
5 6 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Digital Design Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) IT Technician
7 4 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Support Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Support Consultant
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) Middleware
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) .NET
3 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.67%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) IVR
4 2 (3.33%) Social Media
5 1 (1.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.67%) EPoS
5 1 (1.67%) iPad
5 1 (1.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.67%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 20 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (15.00%) Unix
2 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (11.67%) Windows 10
3 7 (11.67%) Windows 7
3 7 (11.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (10.00%) Linux
5 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.33%) ITIL
2 10 (16.67%) Project Management
3 7 (11.67%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (8.33%) Network Design
4 5 (8.33%) Network Optimisation
5 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
5 4 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (5.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (3.33%) Data Validation
7 2 (3.33%) Open Source
7 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.33%) Scrum
7 2 (3.33%) SDLC
7 2 (3.33%) SOA
7 2 (3.33%) TOGAF
7 2 (3.33%) Validation
8 1 (1.67%) Change Management
8 1 (1.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) Python
2 5 (8.33%) Perl
2 5 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (8.33%) SQL
3 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.67%) C#
4 1 (1.67%) PHP
4 1 (1.67%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 9 (15.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (13.33%) CCNA
3 7 (11.67%) CCNP
4 5 (8.33%) Degree
4 5 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (6.67%) JNCIP
5 4 (6.67%) JNCIS
5 4 (6.67%) MCP
6 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.33%) CCIE
8 1 (1.67%) APMP
8 1 (1.67%) CISSP
8 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) SLA
2 5 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.67%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.00%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.33%) vSphere
5 1 (1.67%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 11 (18.33%) SCCM
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 33 (55.00%) VMware
2 32 (53.33%) Cisco
3 19 (31.67%) Microsoft
4 15 (25.00%) Juniper
5 12 (20.00%) Citrix
6 4 (6.67%) Oracle
7 3 (5.00%) Avaya
7 3 (5.00%) Cognizant
7 3 (5.00%) Genesys
7 3 (5.00%) Intel Security
7 3 (5.00%) Sophos
8 2 (3.33%) F5
8 2 (3.33%) HP
8 2 (3.33%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.67%) Apple
9 1 (1.67%) Dell
9 1 (1.67%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (1.67%) Meraki
9 1 (1.67%) Palo Alto
9 1 (1.67%) Veeam
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