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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 31 39 49
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.25% 2.67% 2.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.82% 20.69% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Average salary £30,000 £100,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-70.00% +247.82%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
39 29 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 17.57% 12.89% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 32 21 30
Average salary £55,000 £49,608 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.87% +65.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £37,250 £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 21 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) vSphere
4 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (20.00%) Marketing
5 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) SAN
3 2 (40.00%) VPN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) vSphere
2 2 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
Chester, Cheshire
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