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 28 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 33 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.69% 1.64% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.54% 8.82% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Median salary £27,500 £43,750 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.14% +62.03%
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
26 34 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 14.61% 18.58% 17.94%
Number of salaries quoted 23 19 36
Median salary £32,000 £33,750 £33,852
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.18% -0.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 28 June 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Chester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
4 2 (40.00%) Intranet
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) PHP
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
5 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (20.00%) Multicast
5 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (20.00%) 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 5 (100.00%) DHCP
1 5 (100.00%) DNS
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) VLAN
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
3 3 (60.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Intranet
5 1 (20.00%) BGP
5 1 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (20.00%) Multicast
5 1 (20.00%) Network Security
5 1 (20.00%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Development Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Support Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) LAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) LAN/WAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) BCP
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) PHP
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
1 2 (40.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) Veeam