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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 33 24 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 1.66% 5.06% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 25.71% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 6
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £34,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +15.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
23 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 12.71% 19.66% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23 21 16
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 29 April 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) CRM
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) PHP
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Sage

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) DHCP
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) VLAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Intranet
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) IT Manager
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support
1 2 (50.00%) IT Support Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Support Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Development Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) BCP
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) PHP
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) vSphere
3 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Sage
2 1 (25.00%) Veeam
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