The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 29 47 -
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.17% 2.62% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 17.95% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 0
Median salary £75,000 £37,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
WAN
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Chester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
29 39 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 21.01% 14.61% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 19 23 31
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £30,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

The demand trend of job ads across the Chester region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

WAN
Salary Trend in Chester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Chester region.

WAN Salary Trend in Chester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 25 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 Chester region with a requirement for WAN.

1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) VLAN
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
6 2 (28.57%) Feasibility Study
6 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (28.57%) Multicast
6 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
6 2 (28.57%) vSphere
6 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
6 2 (28.57%) Network Security
6 2 (28.57%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 2 (28.57%) ITIL
6 2 (28.57%) C#
6 2 (28.57%) PHP
6 2 (28.57%) SQL
6 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
6 2 (28.57%) .NET

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) DHCP
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) VLAN
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 4 (57.14%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) BGP
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) Intranet
5 2 (28.57%) Multicast
5 2 (28.57%) Network Security
5 2 (28.57%) OSPF
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) LAN Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) WAN Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Development Analyst
2 2 (28.57%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support
2 2 (28.57%) IT Support Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Security Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Support Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
3 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) E-Commerce
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Feasibility Study
2 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Process Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) BCP
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) C#
1 2 (28.57%) PHP
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
1 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) vSphere
3 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) NICE Systems
3 1 (14.29%) Sage
3 1 (14.29%) Veeam