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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 33 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 6 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.39% 2.63% 5.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.03% 15.38% 21.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 12
Average salary £30,000 £77,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-61.29% +169.56%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
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
33 39 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.79% 17.11% 24.23%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 42
Average salary £38,500 £48,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.61% +67.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 October 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) Citrix
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Site Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Marketing
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Site Server
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Server Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
Chester, Cheshire
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Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago