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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 24 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 3.01% 0.78% 3.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 20.00% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 5
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £40,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £40,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
28 5 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 21.05% 3.91% 19.50%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 35
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 16 January 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Chester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) OSPF
3 3 (37.50%) BGP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) VLAN
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (37.50%) Aruba
4 2 (25.00%) HAProxy
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (25.00%) nginx
4 2 (25.00%) Finance
4 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Avaya
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper
4 2 (25.00%) Service Management
4 2 (25.00%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) NICE Systems
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
5 1 (12.50%) Data Security
5 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (12.50%) Intranet
5 1 (12.50%) SLA
5 1 (12.50%) Project Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (37.50%) BGP
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (37.50%) OSPF
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) VLAN
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 2 (25.00%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) Intranet
4 1 (12.50%) Multicast
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
General
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) LAN Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) WAN Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Operations Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Deskside Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Deskside Support
4 1 (12.50%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Business Continuity
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (12.50%) High Availability
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Process Improvement
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) PHP
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (25.00%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Aruba
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) NICE Systems
4 1 (12.50%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
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