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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 64 87 86
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 44 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.75% 2.56% 2.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.14% 15.60% 13.89%
Number of salaries quoted 21 30 29
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £28,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £35,000
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
185 282 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.19% 16.41% 16.05%
Number of salaries quoted 138 202 224
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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 9 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Chester +14 3 £75,000 +57.89%
Runcorn -5 3 - -
Alderley Edge - 3 £38,000 -
Wilmslow 0 1 £36,000 -11.11%
Northwich -6 1 £55,000 +96.42%
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 54 (83.08%) LAN
2 39 (60.00%) Cisco
3 28 (43.08%) VMware
4 23 (35.38%) Juniper
5 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
6 21 (32.31%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (32.31%) Windows
7 20 (30.77%) CCNA
8 18 (27.69%) CCNP
8 18 (27.69%) ITIL
9 17 (26.15%) Firewall
10 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
11 13 (20.00%) Project Management
11 13 (20.00%) Windows Server
12 12 (18.46%) VPN
13 11 (16.92%) DNS
13 11 (16.92%) DHCP
13 11 (16.92%) BGP
13 11 (16.92%) Network Security
13 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
14 10 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
14 10 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (15.38%) SLA
14 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
14 10 (15.38%) Broadband
14 10 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
15 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
15 9 (13.85%) VoIP
15 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
16 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012

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 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (4.62%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.08%) Apache
2 2 (3.08%) IIS
2 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.54%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.15%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Office 365
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 54 (83.08%) LAN
2 17 (26.15%) Firewall
3 12 (18.46%) VPN
4 11 (16.92%) BGP
4 11 (16.92%) DHCP
4 11 (16.92%) DNS
4 11 (16.92%) Network Security
5 10 (15.38%) Broadband
5 10 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (13.85%) VoIP
7 7 (10.77%) TCP/IP
7 7 (10.77%) Wireshark
8 6 (9.23%) OSPF
8 6 (9.23%) VLAN
9 5 (7.69%) DWDM
10 3 (4.62%) ADSL
10 3 (4.62%) MPLS
11 2 (3.08%) EIGRP
11 2 (3.08%) Intranet
11 2 (3.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Metasploit
General
1 9 (13.85%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 5 (7.69%) Back Office
4 3 (4.62%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.54%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Network Engineer
2 19 (29.23%) Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (13.85%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Cisco Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Network Analyst
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Support
6 5 (7.69%) Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Network Analyst
6 5 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.08%) .NET
1 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.08%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 3 (4.62%) EPoS
4 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.08%) Wiki
5 1 (1.54%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.54%) iPad
5 1 (1.54%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.31%) Windows
2 13 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.31%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (9.23%) Linux
4 6 (9.23%) Windows 10
4 6 (9.23%) Windows 8
5 5 (7.69%) Unix
5 5 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.69%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.69%) ITIL
2 13 (20.00%) Project Management
3 10 (15.38%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (10.77%) Network Design
4 7 (10.77%) Open Source
5 5 (7.69%) Network Optimisation
5 5 (7.69%) Risk Management
5 5 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (6.15%) E-Commerce
6 4 (6.15%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (4.62%) Business Continuity
7 3 (4.62%) Change Management
7 3 (4.62%) Data Validation
7 3 (4.62%) Mentoring
7 3 (4.62%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.62%) Validation
8 2 (3.08%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.08%) High Availability
8 2 (3.08%) Incident Management
8 2 (3.08%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.69%) Perl
1 5 (7.69%) Python
1 5 (7.69%) Shell Script
2 4 (6.15%) SQL
3 2 (3.08%) C#
3 2 (3.08%) PHP
3 2 (3.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (30.77%) CCNA
3 18 (27.69%) CCNP
4 10 (15.38%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (10.77%) CCIE
5 7 (10.77%) SC Cleared
5 7 (10.77%) Security Cleared
6 5 (7.69%) JNCIP
6 5 (7.69%) JNCIS
6 5 (7.69%) MCP
7 4 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (3.08%) CCENT
9 2 (3.08%) Degree
9 2 (3.08%) MCSE
10 1 (1.54%) APMP
10 1 (1.54%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.38%) SLA
2 6 (9.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (7.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.54%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.54%) QA
System Software
1 14 (21.54%) Active Directory
2 11 (16.92%) Hyper-V
3 9 (13.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.62%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.69%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (60.00%) Cisco
2 28 (43.08%) VMware
3 23 (35.38%) Juniper
4 22 (33.85%) Microsoft
5 8 (12.31%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.23%) Palo Alto
7 5 (7.69%) HP
8 4 (6.15%) Citrix
9 3 (4.62%) Dell
9 3 (4.62%) Samsung
10 2 (3.08%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (3.08%) F5
10 2 (3.08%) Intel Security
10 2 (3.08%) Meraki
10 2 (3.08%) Sophos
11 1 (1.54%) Avaya
11 1 (1.54%) Genesys
11 1 (1.54%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (1.54%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.54%) Veeam
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