The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Knutsford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 2.34% - 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% - 17.02%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 8
Average salary - - £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 22 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 16.41% 12.09% 22.60%
Number of salaries quoted 14 22 47
Average salary £52,500 £53,500 £62,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.86% -13.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Cheshire

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Knutsford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) HP
3 6 (75.00%) Juniper
4 4 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (50.00%) Dell
4 4 (50.00%) Apple
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (50.00%) DHCP
4 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
4 4 (50.00%) IIS
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) ProCurve
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 4 (50.00%) F5
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (37.50%) NAS
5 3 (37.50%) EMC
5 3 (37.50%) SAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 4 (50.00%) IIS
2 2 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
1 8 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) NAS
4 3 (37.50%) SAN
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) 802.11
5 2 (25.00%) DWDM
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) IGRP
5 2 (25.00%) TACACS
5 2 (25.00%) NetScreen
5 2 (25.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (25.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support
2 3 (37.50%) Senior IT Support
2 3 (37.50%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Wireless Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (25.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows XP
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Network Design
2 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (25.00%) Network Management
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) CCNP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (25.00%) HP NNM
2 2 (25.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) HP
2 6 (75.00%) Juniper
3 4 (50.00%) Apple
3 4 (50.00%) Dell
3 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) ProCurve
3 4 (50.00%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) EMC
5 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (25.00%) Fortinet