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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 83 82 94
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 47 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.26% 2.73% 2.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.33% 15.72% 13.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 38 26
Median salary £41,000 £36,250 £30,800
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.10% +17.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £27,955 £20,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £46,500 £37,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
191 299 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.15% 17.36% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 147 229 240
Median salary £35,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.25% +11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +6 4 £43,000 +22.85% 2
Chester +19 3 £75,000 +100.00%
Alderley Edge - 1 £23,500 -
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 51 (85.00%) LAN
2 37 (61.67%) Cisco
3 22 (36.67%) VMware
4 21 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (35.00%) Juniper
5 20 (33.33%) CCNA
5 20 (33.33%) Firewall
6 19 (31.67%) ITIL
7 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 18 (30.00%) CCNP
8 17 (28.33%) Windows
9 13 (21.67%) DHCP
9 13 (21.67%) DNS
9 13 (21.67%) Windows Server
10 11 (18.33%) Network Monitoring
10 11 (18.33%) VPN
10 11 (18.33%) BGP
11 10 (16.67%) SLA
11 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 10 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (16.67%) Project Management
11 10 (16.67%) Network Security
12 9 (15.00%) Broadband
13 8 (13.33%) VoIP
13 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
13 8 (13.33%) CheckPoint
13 8 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
13 8 (13.33%) Finance
13 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V

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 2 (3.33%) Apache
1 2 (3.33%) IIS
1 2 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 51 (85.00%) LAN
2 20 (33.33%) Firewall
3 13 (21.67%) DHCP
3 13 (21.67%) DNS
4 11 (18.33%) BGP
4 11 (18.33%) VPN
5 10 (16.67%) Network Security
6 9 (15.00%) Broadband
7 8 (13.33%) VoIP
7 8 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (11.67%) OSPF
8 7 (11.67%) TCP/IP
8 7 (11.67%) Wireshark
9 6 (10.00%) VLAN
10 4 (6.67%) DWDM
10 4 (6.67%) WLAN
11 3 (5.00%) ADSL
11 3 (5.00%) MPLS
11 3 (5.00%) SNMP
12 2 (3.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (10.00%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (13.33%) Finance
1 8 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.33%) Back Office
3 3 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Analyst
3 9 (15.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Cisco Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 6 (10.00%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 5 (8.33%) Consultant
6 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) IT Support
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) .NET
1 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET
1 2 (3.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (6.67%) Data Centre
3 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.00%) EPoS
3 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.00%) Wiki
4 1 (1.67%) Data Extraction
4 1 (1.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.67%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 17 (28.33%) Windows
2 13 (21.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.00%) Linux
3 6 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (8.33%) Unix
5 4 (6.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (5.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.67%) ITIL
2 11 (18.33%) Network Monitoring
3 10 (16.67%) Project Management
4 7 (11.67%) Open Source
5 6 (10.00%) Network Design
6 5 (8.33%) Change Management
7 4 (6.67%) Business Continuity
7 4 (6.67%) E-Commerce
7 4 (6.67%) Network Optimisation
7 4 (6.67%) Process Improvement
7 4 (6.67%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (5.00%) Data Validation
8 3 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.00%) Migration
8 3 (5.00%) Ticket Management
8 3 (5.00%) Validation
9 2 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.33%) High Availability
9 2 (3.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.67%) Perl
1 4 (6.67%) Python
1 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.33%) C#
2 2 (3.33%) PHP
2 2 (3.33%) SQL
2 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (35.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (33.33%) CCNA
3 18 (30.00%) CCNP
4 10 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (11.67%) CCIE
5 7 (11.67%) SC Cleared
5 7 (11.67%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.67%) JNCIP
6 4 (6.67%) JNCIS
6 4 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.00%) MCP
7 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (3.33%) CCENT
8 2 (3.33%) Degree
8 2 (3.33%) MCSE
9 1 (1.67%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) SLA
2 6 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (8.33%) ISO 9001
4 2 (3.33%) QA
5 1 (1.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (11.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) SCCM
2 2 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 37 (61.67%) Cisco
2 22 (36.67%) VMware
3 21 (35.00%) Juniper
4 18 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 6 (10.00%) Palo Alto
7 5 (8.33%) HP
8 3 (5.00%) Dell
8 3 (5.00%) Extreme Networks
8 3 (5.00%) Samsung
9 2 (3.33%) Avaya
9 2 (3.33%) F5
9 2 (3.33%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.33%) Meraki
10 1 (1.67%) Citrix
10 1 (1.67%) Cognizant
10 1 (1.67%) Genesys
10 1 (1.67%) Sage
10 1 (1.67%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.67%) Veeam
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Posted: 4 hours ago
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Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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