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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 87 95
Rank change year-on-year
+39 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 38 36 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.00% 2.13% 1.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.49% 12.72% 10.74%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 26
Median salary £43,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £35,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £50,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
169 283 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.81% 16.71% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 129 193 225
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,544 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £59,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +16 13 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Chester 0 3 £27,500 -37.14%
Runcorn -5 3 - -
Wilmslow +3 2 £36,000 -12.19%
Alderley Edge - 2 £52,500 -
Northwich - 2 £55,000 -
Knutsford +14 1 - -
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 (84.29%) LAN
2 40 (57.14%) Cisco
3 32 (45.71%) VMware
4 24 (34.29%) Windows
5 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
5 23 (32.86%) Juniper
6 20 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (27.14%) CCNA
8 17 (24.29%) Firewall
8 17 (24.29%) CCNP
8 17 (24.29%) ITIL
9 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
10 13 (18.57%) Project Management
10 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
11 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 12 (17.14%) Wi-Fi
11 12 (17.14%) VPN
11 12 (17.14%) VoIP
11 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
12 11 (15.71%) Network Security
12 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (15.71%) Hyper-V
13 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
13 10 (14.29%) Broadband
13 10 (14.29%) DNS
13 10 (14.29%) DHCP
13 10 (14.29%) SLA
13 10 (14.29%) BGP
14 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
14 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP

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 7 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (4.29%) JBoss
3 3 (4.29%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.86%) Apache
4 2 (2.86%) IIS
4 2 (2.86%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (17.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.57%) Office 365
2 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.29%) PaaS
2 3 (4.29%) SaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (84.29%) LAN
2 17 (24.29%) Firewall
3 12 (17.14%) VoIP
3 12 (17.14%) VPN
3 12 (17.14%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (15.71%) Network Security
5 10 (14.29%) BGP
5 10 (14.29%) Broadband
5 10 (14.29%) DHCP
5 10 (14.29%) DNS
6 9 (12.86%) TCP/IP
7 6 (8.57%) VLAN
7 6 (8.57%) Wireshark
8 5 (7.14%) DWDM
8 5 (7.14%) OSPF
9 3 (4.29%) ADSL
9 3 (4.29%) CTI
9 3 (4.29%) H.323
9 3 (4.29%) MPLS
10 2 (2.86%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (12.86%) Telecoms
2 8 (11.43%) Finance
3 6 (8.57%) Back Office
4 3 (4.29%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.43%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (32.86%) Network Engineer
2 19 (27.14%) Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (12.86%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (11.43%) Consultant
4 8 (11.43%) Technical Support
5 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 7 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
6 6 (8.57%) Cisco Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Network Analyst
6 6 (8.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Senior Network Analyst
7 5 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.71%) Web Services
2 3 (4.29%) Middleware
3 2 (2.86%) .NET
3 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (8.57%) Driving Licence
2 6 (8.57%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.29%) EPoS
3 3 (4.29%) IVR
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.86%) Social Media
4 2 (2.86%) Wiki
5 1 (1.43%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 24 (34.29%) Windows
2 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
3 12 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (12.86%) Linux
4 9 (12.86%) Unix
4 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.00%) Windows 10
6 6 (8.57%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.57%) Windows 8
7 5 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.29%) ITIL
2 13 (18.57%) Project Management
3 9 (12.86%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (10.00%) Network Design
4 7 (10.00%) Open Source
5 5 (7.14%) Network Optimisation
5 5 (7.14%) Risk Management
5 5 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.71%) E-Commerce
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (4.29%) Change Management
7 3 (4.29%) Data Validation
7 3 (4.29%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.29%) Validation
8 2 (2.86%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.86%) High Availability
8 2 (2.86%) Network Management
8 2 (2.86%) Process Improvement
8 2 (2.86%) Scrum
8 2 (2.86%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.14%) Perl
1 5 (7.14%) Python
1 5 (7.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (5.71%) SQL
3 2 (2.86%) C#
3 2 (2.86%) PHP
3 2 (2.86%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.43%) PL/1
Qualifications
1 20 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (27.14%) CCNA
3 17 (24.29%) CCNP
4 9 (12.86%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (10.00%) CCIE
5 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (8.57%) MCP
7 5 (7.14%) Degree
7 5 (7.14%) JNCIP
7 5 (7.14%) JNCIS
8 4 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.86%) CCENT
10 2 (2.86%) MCSE
11 1 (1.43%) APMP
11 1 (1.43%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.29%) SLA
2 6 (8.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.43%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.43%) QA
System Software
1 16 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.71%) Hyper-V
2 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (4.29%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.86%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 40 (57.14%) Cisco
2 32 (45.71%) VMware
3 23 (32.86%) Juniper
3 23 (32.86%) Microsoft
4 8 (11.43%) CheckPoint
5 6 (8.57%) Palo Alto
6 5 (7.14%) Citrix
7 4 (5.71%) HP
8 3 (4.29%) Avaya
8 3 (4.29%) Cognizant
8 3 (4.29%) Dell
8 3 (4.29%) Genesys
8 3 (4.29%) Intel Security
8 3 (4.29%) Oracle
8 3 (4.29%) Samsung
8 3 (4.29%) Sophos
9 2 (2.86%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (2.86%) F5
10 1 (1.43%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (1.43%) Veeam
Warrington, Cheshire
X4 Group
Salary: £22k - 25k per year
Posted: 5 days ago