The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 64 65 103
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +38
Permanent jobs citing WAN 56 52 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 3.09% 3.24% 1.96%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.57% 19.26% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 47 48 30
Average salary £35,000 £44,750 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.78% +40.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £21,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £44,850
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
338 270 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.67% 16.84% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 282 246 290
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Cheshire

WAN
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +20 20 £27,500 -38.20%
Wilmslow +3 11 £34,000 +4.61% 2
Chester - 7 £40,000 -
Runcorn - 3 - -
Macclesfield - 2 £60,000 -
Crewe +20 1 £45,000 -
Daresbury - 1 £18,500 -
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 107 (92.24%) LAN
2 69 (59.48%) Windows
3 52 (44.83%) Microsoft
4 44 (37.93%) Finance
5 41 (35.34%) TCP/IP
6 40 (34.48%) Active Directory
7 34 (29.31%) Cisco
7 34 (29.31%) VMware
8 33 (28.45%) UNIX
9 28 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (22.41%) Firewall
11 25 (21.55%) VPN
11 25 (21.55%) Windows Server 2008
12 23 (19.83%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (18.97%) Windows 7
14 21 (18.10%) SLA
15 19 (16.38%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (15.52%) Back Office
17 16 (13.79%) ITIL
18 14 (12.07%) DNS
18 14 (12.07%) DHCP
18 14 (12.07%) Citrix
18 14 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
18 14 (12.07%) Risk Assessment
19 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
20 12 (10.34%) Windows 8
21 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
21 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
21 11 (9.48%) MS Exchange
22 10 (8.62%) Windows XP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (9.48%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.31%) IBM Notes
2 5 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.72%) IIS
3 2 (1.72%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.86%) Lync
4 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (7.76%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.17%) MS Office
3 1 (0.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.17%) SaaS
2 1 (0.86%) PaaS
2 1 (0.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 107 (92.24%) LAN
2 41 (35.34%) TCP/IP
3 26 (22.41%) Firewall
4 25 (21.55%) VPN
5 23 (19.83%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (12.07%) DNS
6 14 (12.07%) DHCP
7 10 (8.62%) Network Security
8 9 (7.76%) SAN
9 8 (6.90%) Wireless
10 5 (4.31%) Internet
10 5 (4.31%) SSL
11 4 (3.45%) VoIP
11 4 (3.45%) MPLS
11 4 (3.45%) OSPF
11 4 (3.45%) BGP
11 4 (3.45%) EIGRP
12 3 (2.59%) IGRP
12 3 (2.59%) RIP
12 3 (2.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.03%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (4.31%) LoadRunner
2 4 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (2.59%) Metasploit
General
1 44 (37.93%) Finance
2 18 (15.52%) Back Office
3 3 (2.59%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.72%) Legal
4 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.86%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (29.31%) Analyst
2 25 (21.55%) Administrator
3 20 (17.24%) Systems Administrator
4 14 (12.07%) IT Support
5 13 (11.21%) Network Engineer
5 13 (11.21%) Support Analyst
6 10 (8.62%) Support Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) Technical Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (6.90%) IT Support Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) Architect
9 7 (6.03%) 1st Line Support
10 6 (5.17%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (5.17%) Infrastructure Architect
11 5 (4.31%) Service Desk Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Performance Test Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 5 (4.31%) Performance Analyst
11 5 (4.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 5 (4.31%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.72%) Web Services
2 1 (0.86%) jQuery
2 1 (0.86%) HTML
2 1 (0.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.17%) Thin Client
1 6 (5.17%) Fat Client
2 5 (4.31%) CMDB
3 4 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.59%) Open Source
4 3 (2.59%) EPoS
4 3 (2.59%) RMADS
4 3 (2.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.86%) Clustering
5 1 (0.86%) CCTV
5 1 (0.86%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 69 (59.48%) Windows
2 33 (28.45%) UNIX
3 25 (21.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (18.97%) Windows 7
5 12 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 10 (8.62%) Windows XP
6 10 (8.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (7.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (3.45%) Linux
9 1 (0.86%) AIX
9 1 (0.86%) HPUX
9 1 (0.86%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (16.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (13.79%) ITIL
3 14 (12.07%) Risk Assessment
4 10 (8.62%) Test Scripting
5 9 (7.76%) Test Automation
6 7 (6.03%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.17%) Project Management
7 6 (5.17%) CRM
7 6 (5.17%) Migration
7 6 (5.17%) Load Balancing
7 6 (5.17%) Coaching
8 5 (4.31%) Infrastructure Management
8 5 (4.31%) Technical Analysis
8 5 (4.31%) Asset Management
8 5 (4.31%) Technical Architecture
8 5 (4.31%) Security Management
8 5 (4.31%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.31%) Regression Testing
9 4 (3.45%) Information Security
9 4 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.62%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.17%) SQL
3 4 (3.45%) VBScript
4 1 (0.86%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (12.07%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (11.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (9.48%) SC Cleared
3 11 (9.48%) Security Cleared
4 9 (7.76%) CCNP
4 9 (7.76%) CCNA
4 9 (7.76%) MCSE
5 8 (6.90%) MCSA
6 7 (6.03%) CCIE
7 5 (4.31%) ISEB
7 5 (4.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (4.31%) ISTQB
8 4 (3.45%) Degree
9 3 (2.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (2.59%) HND
10 2 (1.72%) MCP
10 2 (1.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.72%) MCITP
11 1 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (18.10%) SLA
2 9 (7.76%) QA
3 2 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.72%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.86%) COBIT
4 1 (0.86%) JSP 440
System Software
1 40 (34.48%) Active Directory
2 28 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.45%) Terminal Server
3 4 (3.45%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (2.59%) XenApp
4 3 (2.59%) vSphere
4 3 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.72%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.72%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.86%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.86%) UAG
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.72%) Backup Exec
2 2 (1.72%) WSUS
3 1 (0.86%) Cacti
3 1 (0.86%) Puppet
3 1 (0.86%) nmon
Vendors
1 52 (44.83%) Microsoft
2 34 (29.31%) Cisco
2 34 (29.31%) VMware
3 14 (12.07%) Citrix
4 8 (6.90%) Juniper
4 8 (6.90%) Dell
5 7 (6.03%) Symantec
6 6 (5.17%) CheckPoint
6 6 (5.17%) HP
7 5 (4.31%) Oracle
7 5 (4.31%) NetApp
7 5 (4.31%) Lotus
8 3 (2.59%) Fortinet
8 3 (2.59%) McAfee
9 2 (1.72%) EMC
9 2 (1.72%) IBM
10 1 (0.86%) Sun
10 1 (0.86%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.86%) 3PAR
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Resource Management
Salary: £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago