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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 12 30 38
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 8.64% 1.10% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.93% 3.23% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £28,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.43% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Knutsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 62 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Knutsford 33.33% 34.25% 20.79%
Number of salaries quoted 12 60 29
Average salary £50,000 £41,000 £58,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.95% -29.91%
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 18 April 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 32 (100.00%) LAN
2 26 (81.25%) Cisco
3 25 (78.13%) Finance
4 24 (75.00%) TCP/IP
5 21 (65.63%) Firewall
6 19 (59.38%) EIGRP
6 19 (59.38%) Internet
6 19 (59.38%) OSPF
6 19 (59.38%) BGP
6 19 (59.38%) CiscoWorks
6 19 (59.38%) F5
7 18 (56.25%) DNS
7 18 (56.25%) HP
7 18 (56.25%) Juniper
8 17 (53.13%) HTTP
8 17 (53.13%) IGRP
8 17 (53.13%) TACACS
8 17 (53.13%) SSL
8 17 (53.13%) SMTP
8 17 (53.13%) LDAP
8 17 (53.13%) SOAP
8 17 (53.13%) Capacity Management
8 17 (53.13%) Network Management
8 17 (53.13%) Network Design
8 17 (53.13%) HP NNM
8 17 (53.13%) Load Balancing
8 17 (53.13%) WebSphere
9 12 (37.50%) VLAN
10 11 (34.38%) DHCP
11 10 (31.25%) FIX Protocol

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Knutsford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 17 (53.13%) WebSphere
2 6 (18.75%) CMS
3 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) LAN
2 24 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 21 (65.63%) Firewall
4 19 (59.38%) EIGRP
4 19 (59.38%) Internet
4 19 (59.38%) OSPF
4 19 (59.38%) BGP
5 18 (56.25%) DNS
6 17 (53.13%) HTTP
6 17 (53.13%) IGRP
6 17 (53.13%) TACACS
6 17 (53.13%) SSL
6 17 (53.13%) SMTP
6 17 (53.13%) LDAP
7 12 (37.50%) VLAN
8 11 (34.38%) DHCP
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco ICM
9 6 (18.75%) DPNSS
9 6 (18.75%) PBX
9 6 (18.75%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.63%) SQL Server
General
1 25 (78.13%) Finance
2 6 (18.75%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.25%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Network Engineer
2 15 (46.88%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Voice Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Telecoms Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Development Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Security Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Wireless Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Data Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) IT Support
6 1 (3.13%) Senior IT Support
6 1 (3.13%) Avaya Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) SOAP
2 10 (31.25%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) iPhone
1 1 (3.13%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Capacity Management
1 17 (53.13%) Network Management
1 17 (53.13%) Network Design
1 17 (53.13%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.13%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) C#
1 4 (12.50%) Delphi
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
1 4 (12.50%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) CCNP
2 2 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 19 (59.38%) CiscoWorks
2 17 (53.13%) HP NNM
3 2 (6.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Cisco
2 19 (59.38%) F5
3 18 (56.25%) HP
3 18 (56.25%) Juniper
4 6 (18.75%) Verint
4 6 (18.75%) Nortel
4 6 (18.75%) Avaya
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (6.25%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.13%) ProCurve
7 1 (3.13%) Apple
7 1 (3.13%) Dell