The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 27 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.98% 4.15% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 27.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 0
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
6 29 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 5.88% 15.03% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5 27 11
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +25.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £38,300 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Chester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (50.00%) XenApp
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (37.50%) CCNA
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (37.50%) IBM
5 3 (37.50%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
5 3 (37.50%) Finance
5 3 (37.50%) Office 365
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (25.00%) Line Management
6 2 (25.00%) Cisco
7 1 (12.50%) PBX
7 1 (12.50%) QSIG
7 1 (12.50%) DPNSS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (50.00%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) VPN
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) VLAN
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
6 1 (12.50%) DPNSS
6 1 (12.50%) PBX
6 1 (12.50%) QSIG
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Technical Project Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (12.50%) LAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Operations Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Solutions Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Voice Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Voice Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) WAN Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) PRINCE2
2 3 (37.50%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CCNA
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) XenApp
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Citrix
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (37.50%) IBM
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco
Chester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago