The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Knutsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 31 27
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 6.47% 1.80% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 32.14% 12.00% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 1
Average salary £37,500 - £34,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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 Knutsford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
28 25 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 20.14% 14.97% 18.05%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 24
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £16,500 £29,000 £41,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,250 £58,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Knutsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Knutsford

WAN
Salary Trend in Knutsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Knutsford region.

WAN Salary Trend in Knutsford

WAN
Salary Histogram in Knutsford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Knutsford region over the 3 months to 27 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Knutsford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
3 6 (60.00%) MCSE
3 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (60.00%) ITIL
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (60.00%) Strategic Planning
3 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
4 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
4 4 (40.00%) Degree
4 4 (40.00%) WSUS
4 4 (40.00%) SCCM
4 4 (40.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) iSCSI
4 4 (40.00%) vSphere
4 4 (40.00%) Network Management
4 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (40.00%) vCloud
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) ProCurve
4 4 (40.00%) Patch Management
4 4 (40.00%) EMC VNX
4 4 (40.00%) Marketing
4 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
4 4 (40.00%) Symantec
4 4 (40.00%) Windows XP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Knutsford 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 6 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) iSCSI
3 4 (40.00%) DNS
3 4 (40.00%) SAN
3 4 (40.00%) DHCP
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (20.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
1 4 (40.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) IT Manager
1 4 (40.00%) Systems Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) EMC VNX
2 2 (20.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (20.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) ITIL
1 6 (60.00%) Strategic Planning
1 6 (60.00%) Problem Management
2 4 (40.00%) Network Management
2 4 (40.00%) Data Security
2 4 (40.00%) Risk Management
2 4 (40.00%) Migration
2 4 (40.00%) Project Planning
2 4 (40.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (20.00%) Change Management
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) MCSE
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (20.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) vSphere
1 4 (40.00%) VMware ESXi
1 4 (40.00%) vCloud
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (40.00%) WSUS
1 4 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) ProCurve
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) EMC
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Symantec