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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 79 85 80
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 22 46 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.88% 2.76% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.43% 15.70% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 16 38 38
Median salary £38,250 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,750 £27,970 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £46,000 £41,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
211 293 300
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.07% 17.58% 15.49%
Number of salaries quoted 163 242 237
Median salary £35,000 £47,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.31% +37.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £80,000
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 27 September 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 27 September 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 6 £55,000 +37.50%
Chester +15 3 £75,000 +100.00%
Crewe -3 2 £34,500 -10.96% 1
Macclesfield - 2 £53,750 -
Alderley Edge - 1 £23,500 -
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 53 (86.89%) LAN
2 44 (72.13%) Cisco
3 26 (42.62%) Cisco Certification
4 23 (37.70%) Firewall
4 23 (37.70%) CCNA
5 21 (34.43%) Juniper
6 20 (32.79%) ITIL
7 18 (29.51%) BGP
8 17 (27.87%) CCNP
8 17 (27.87%) VMware
9 16 (26.23%) Windows
10 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
11 14 (22.95%) SLA
11 14 (22.95%) OSPF
11 14 (22.95%) VoIP
12 13 (21.31%) DNS
12 13 (21.31%) Network Monitoring
12 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
13 12 (19.67%) Network Security
14 11 (18.03%) DHCP
15 9 (14.75%) Project Management
15 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
15 9 (14.75%) CCIE
15 9 (14.75%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (14.75%) MPLS
15 9 (14.75%) Hyper-V
16 8 (13.11%) CheckPoint
16 8 (13.11%) VPN
16 8 (13.11%) Broadband
16 8 (13.11%) Management Information System

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 (4.92%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.28%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) IIS
2 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (14.75%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.84%) Office 365
2 4 (6.56%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 53 (86.89%) LAN
2 23 (37.70%) Firewall
3 18 (29.51%) BGP
4 14 (22.95%) OSPF
4 14 (22.95%) VoIP
5 13 (21.31%) DNS
6 12 (19.67%) Network Security
7 11 (18.03%) DHCP
8 9 (14.75%) MPLS
9 8 (13.11%) Broadband
9 8 (13.11%) VPN
10 7 (11.48%) EIGRP
10 7 (11.48%) SNMP
10 7 (11.48%) TCP/IP
10 7 (11.48%) Wireshark
11 6 (9.84%) VLAN
12 5 (8.20%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (8.20%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (6.56%) DWDM
13 4 (6.56%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Metasploit
2 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
1 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (39.34%) Network Engineer
2 11 (18.03%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (14.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Cisco Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Network Analyst
6 6 (9.84%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Technical Support
7 5 (8.20%) Network Support
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Cisco Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Senior Network Analyst
8 4 (6.56%) LAN Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) Web Services
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
2 2 (3.28%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Management Information System
2 6 (9.84%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (8.20%) Wiki
4 4 (6.56%) Data Centre
5 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.92%) Computer Science
5 3 (4.92%) EPoS
6 2 (3.28%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.64%) iPad
7 1 (1.64%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 13 (21.31%) Windows Server
3 7 (11.48%) Linux
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (4.92%) Windows 8
5 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (4.92%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.28%) Unix
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (32.79%) ITIL
2 13 (21.31%) Network Monitoring
3 9 (14.75%) Project Management
4 7 (11.48%) Change Management
5 6 (9.84%) Business Continuity
5 6 (9.84%) Network Design
5 6 (9.84%) Open Source
6 5 (8.20%) Data Validation
6 5 (8.20%) Information Security
6 5 (8.20%) Network Management
6 5 (8.20%) Ticket Management
6 5 (8.20%) Validation
7 4 (6.56%) High Availability
7 4 (6.56%) Network Optimisation
7 4 (6.56%) Process Improvement
8 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.92%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (4.92%) Security Patching
8 3 (4.92%) Software Deployment
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.56%) Perl
1 4 (6.56%) Python
1 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
2 2 (3.28%) C#
2 2 (3.28%) PHP
2 2 (3.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (42.62%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (37.70%) CCNA
3 17 (27.87%) CCNP
4 9 (14.75%) CCIE
4 9 (14.75%) ITIL Certification
5 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
5 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
6 5 (8.20%) Degree
7 3 (4.92%) A+ Certification
7 3 (4.92%) JNCIP
7 3 (4.92%) JNCIS
7 3 (4.92%) MCP
7 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.92%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.28%) CCENT
8 2 (3.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (22.95%) SLA
2 3 (4.92%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.28%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.75%) Hyper-V
2 7 (11.48%) Active Directory
3 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.92%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.28%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (3.28%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.28%) Puppet
2 2 (3.28%) SCCM
3 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 44 (72.13%) Cisco
2 21 (34.43%) Juniper
3 17 (27.87%) VMware
4 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
5 8 (13.11%) CheckPoint
6 7 (11.48%) Avaya
7 6 (9.84%) Palo Alto
8 5 (8.20%) Extreme Networks
8 5 (8.20%) HP
9 3 (4.92%) Dell
9 3 (4.92%) Samsung
10 2 (3.28%) arcserve
10 2 (3.28%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.28%) Meraki
10 2 (3.28%) NICE Systems
10 2 (3.28%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (3.28%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.28%) Sophos
10 2 (3.28%) Symantec
11 1 (1.64%) Genesys
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum
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