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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 73 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
0 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 30 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.54% 2.29% 3.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.35% 15.71% 17.90%
Number of salaries quoted 16 26 53
Median salary £46,250 £40,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £30,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
141 191 352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 13.57% 14.57% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 82 160 298
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £67,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +4 6 £75,000 +66.66%
Chester +7 4 £36,000 -10.00% 4
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 39 (90.70%) LAN
2 30 (69.77%) Cisco
3 20 (46.51%) Firewall
4 19 (44.19%) OSPF
4 19 (44.19%) BGP
5 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
6 16 (37.21%) VoIP
7 14 (32.56%) MPLS
8 13 (30.23%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (27.91%) CCNA
9 12 (27.91%) ITIL
9 12 (27.91%) Management Information System
10 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
10 11 (25.58%) Avaya
10 11 (25.58%) EIGRP
11 10 (23.26%) SLA
12 9 (20.93%) Information Security
12 9 (20.93%) Network Security
13 8 (18.60%) VLAN
13 8 (18.60%) Juniper
14 7 (16.28%) DNS
14 7 (16.28%) SNMP
14 7 (16.28%) Windows
14 7 (16.28%) VPLS
14 7 (16.28%) Degree
14 7 (16.28%) Cisco Nexus
15 6 (13.95%) Software Deployment
15 6 (13.95%) Security Patching
15 6 (13.95%) Network Management
15 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis

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 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (9.30%) Office 365
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 39 (90.70%) LAN
2 20 (46.51%) Firewall
3 19 (44.19%) BGP
3 19 (44.19%) OSPF
4 16 (37.21%) VoIP
5 14 (32.56%) MPLS
6 11 (25.58%) EIGRP
6 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
7 9 (20.93%) Network Security
8 8 (18.60%) VLAN
9 7 (16.28%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (16.28%) DNS
9 7 (16.28%) SNMP
9 7 (16.28%) VPLS
10 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (11.63%) DWDM
11 5 (11.63%) Ethernet
11 5 (11.63%) IGRP
11 5 (11.63%) Wireless
12 4 (9.30%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (13.95%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Games
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (44.19%) Network Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (11.63%) Network Support
4 4 (9.30%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (9.30%) IT Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (6.98%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) LAN Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Senior IT Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Voice Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) WAN Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
6 2 (4.65%) Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.98%) Web Services
2 2 (4.65%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.33%) .NET
3 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (27.91%) Management Information System
2 6 (13.95%) Computer Science
3 5 (11.63%) Wiki
4 3 (6.98%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.33%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.33%) Replication
5 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (16.28%) Windows
2 4 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.98%) Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.65%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Network Monitoring
2 12 (27.91%) ITIL
3 9 (20.93%) Information Security
4 6 (13.95%) Change Management
4 6 (13.95%) Network Management
4 6 (13.95%) Project Management
4 6 (13.95%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (13.95%) Security Patching
4 6 (13.95%) Software Deployment
5 5 (11.63%) Business Continuity
5 5 (11.63%) Data Validation
5 5 (11.63%) Network Design
5 5 (11.63%) Network Optimisation
5 5 (11.63%) Ticket Management
5 5 (11.63%) Validation
6 4 (9.30%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (9.30%) High Availability
6 4 (9.30%) Presales
6 4 (9.30%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 3 (6.98%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) C#
2 1 (2.33%) PHP
2 1 (2.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (39.53%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (27.91%) CCNA
3 7 (16.28%) Degree
4 6 (13.95%) A+ Certification
4 6 (13.95%) CCNP
4 6 (13.95%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (4.65%) CCIE
5 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (11.63%) Active Directory
1 5 (11.63%) Hyper-V
2 3 (6.98%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (6.98%) Virtual Servers
2 3 (6.98%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (6.98%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
2 2 (4.65%) FortiGate
2 2 (4.65%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 30 (69.77%) Cisco
2 11 (25.58%) Avaya
3 8 (18.60%) Juniper
4 5 (11.63%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (9.30%) Microsoft
6 3 (6.98%) arcserve
6 3 (6.98%) Aruba
6 3 (6.98%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (6.98%) SonicWALL
6 3 (6.98%) Sophos
6 3 (6.98%) Symantec
6 3 (6.98%) VMware
7 2 (4.65%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.65%) NICE Systems
8 1 (2.33%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.33%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.33%) F5
8 1 (2.33%) Google
8 1 (2.33%) ServiceNow
8 1 (2.33%) Splunk
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