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

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 27 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.26% 3.04% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 25.71% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 1
Median salary £75,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+100.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
31 35 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 23.31% 11.82% 13.67%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 22
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (33.33%) Multicast
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL
3 2 (33.33%) Windows
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Avaya
3 2 (33.33%) Intranet
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
3 2 (33.33%) SLA

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 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) DHCP
2 4 (66.67%) DNS
2 4 (66.67%) VLAN
3 2 (33.33%) BGP
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 2 (33.33%) Intranet
3 2 (33.33%) Multicast
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
3 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) LAN Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 4 (66.67%) WAN Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Development Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Operations Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Security Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Business Continuity
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
1 2 (33.33%) Feasibility Study
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL
1 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) NICE Systems
2 2 (33.33%) VMware