The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 49 53 46
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 6 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.98% 1.30% 4.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.88% 11.54% 39.34%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 12
Median salary £42,500 £31,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.92% +14.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £29,000 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,750 £31,450
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
WAN
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
67 52 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.48% 11.30% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 52 39 47
Median salary £35,000 £30,500 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.75% -3.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £18,500 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

WAN
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

WAN Salary Trend in Lancashire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Lancashire

WAN
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chorley - 7 £42,500 - 4
Blackburn +4 5 £45,000 +63.63%
Preston -14 1 £23,500 -25.39%
Accrington - 1 £14,000 -
Burnley - 1 £17,000 -
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 28 (90.32%) LAN
2 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 16 (51.61%) VMware
4 14 (45.16%) Cisco
5 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
6 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
6 10 (32.26%) Firewall
7 9 (29.03%) MCSE
7 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
7 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (25.81%) SQL
8 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (22.58%) Linux
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
10 6 (19.35%) Solaris
10 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
10 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (19.35%) Thin Client
10 6 (19.35%) Fat Client
11 5 (16.13%) VLAN
11 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
11 5 (16.13%) XenApp
11 5 (16.13%) Wireless
11 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (12.90%) Canon
12 4 (12.90%) FortiGate
12 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Application Platforms
1 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 4 (12.90%) Confluence
3 3 (9.68%) IBM Notes
4 2 (6.45%) Apache
5 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (90.32%) LAN
2 10 (32.26%) Firewall
3 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
4 5 (16.13%) VLAN
4 5 (16.13%) Wireless
5 4 (12.90%) Broadband
5 4 (12.90%) DECT
5 4 (12.90%) HTTP
5 4 (12.90%) Network Security
5 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
5 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (9.68%) BGP
6 3 (9.68%) FTP
6 3 (9.68%) Internet
6 3 (9.68%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (9.68%) MPLS
6 3 (9.68%) OSPF
6 3 (9.68%) SMTP
6 3 (9.68%) VPN
7 2 (6.45%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (25.81%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (16.13%) 1st Line Support
2 4 (12.90%) Analyst
2 4 (12.90%) Designer
2 4 (12.90%) ICT Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (12.90%) IT Support
2 4 (12.90%) Lead Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Network Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Server Support
2 4 (12.90%) Solutions Designer
2 4 (12.90%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Desktop Support
3 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server Support
4 2 (6.45%) Network Support
4 2 (6.45%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Server Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Fat Client
1 6 (19.35%) Thin Client
2 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
4 2 (6.45%) Replication
5 1 (3.23%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (22.58%) Linux
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (19.35%) Solaris
6 4 (12.90%) CentOS
7 3 (9.68%) Unix
7 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (6.45%) AIX
9 1 (3.23%) Android
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.90%) CRM
1 4 (12.90%) ERP
1 4 (12.90%) Information Security
1 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
2 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
2 3 (9.68%) Threat Analysis
3 2 (6.45%) Analytics
3 2 (6.45%) Data Analytics
3 2 (6.45%) Logistics
3 2 (6.45%) Network Design
3 2 (6.45%) Network Management
4 1 (3.23%) Data Security
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
4 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) SQL
2 2 (6.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) MCSE
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (12.90%) CCNP
4 3 (9.68%) CISSP
4 3 (9.68%) RHCE
4 3 (9.68%) SCNA
4 3 (9.68%) SCSA
4 3 (9.68%) Sun Certification
5 2 (6.45%) CCNA
5 2 (6.45%) Degree
6 1 (3.23%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (29.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.13%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (16.13%) XenApp
3 3 (9.68%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (12.90%) FortiGate
1 4 (12.90%) HP SIM
2 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) VMware
3 14 (45.16%) Cisco
4 4 (12.90%) BT
4 4 (12.90%) Canon
4 4 (12.90%) HP
4 4 (12.90%) Juniper
4 4 (12.90%) NetApp
4 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
4 4 (12.90%) Wyse
5 3 (9.68%) CheckPoint
5 3 (9.68%) Citrix
5 3 (9.68%) Lotus
5 3 (9.68%) Mitel
5 3 (9.68%) Oracle
6 2 (6.45%) arcserve
6 2 (6.45%) IBM
6 2 (6.45%) Intel
6 2 (6.45%) ProCurve
6 2 (6.45%) Sophos
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