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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 31 45 -
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.89% 0.85% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.00% 5.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £75,000 £47,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+57.89% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
30 36 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 18.87% 15.25% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 37
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +5.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,041 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £50,000
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
Salary Histogram in Chester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Chester region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Chester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) ITIL
4 2 (33.33%) C#
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 2 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (33.33%) SLA
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Intranet
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (33.33%) Multicast
4 2 (33.33%) Network Security

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 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 4 (66.67%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Intranet
3 2 (33.33%) Multicast
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Development Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support Manager
1 2 (33.33%) LAN Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) Support Manager
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (33.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
4 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) BCP
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Sage
3 1 (16.67%) Veeam