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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 36 44 43
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 7 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 5.04% 1.98% 4.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 30.86% 22.58% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 9
Median salary £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £23,000 £27,200
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,500 £31,600
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
81 31 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 16.33% 8.78% 11.26%
Number of salaries quoted 69 29 43
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £38,835
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -16.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £40,000
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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017. 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 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 - 15 £25,000 -
Blackburn +2 6 £31,500 +26.00% 1
Preston -11 1 £23,500 -27.69%
Accrington - 1 £14,000 -
Burnley - 1 £17,000 -
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 33 (86.84%) LAN
2 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
3 21 (55.26%) Cisco
4 20 (52.63%) Firewall
5 19 (50.00%) VMware
6 17 (44.74%) Windows
7 14 (36.84%) SQL
7 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
7 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
8 13 (34.21%) Solaris
9 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
10 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
10 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
11 10 (26.32%) MCSE
11 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (23.68%) Oracle
12 9 (23.68%) Unix
12 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database 11g
12 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
12 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
13 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (21.05%) Linux
14 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
14 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
14 7 (18.42%) CCNP
14 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (15.79%) Fat Client
15 6 (15.79%) Network Security
15 6 (15.79%) Thin Client

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 12 (31.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (13.16%) IBM Notes
3 4 (10.53%) Confluence
4 2 (5.26%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.53%) Office 365
1 4 (10.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (86.84%) LAN
2 20 (52.63%) Firewall
3 7 (18.42%) TCP/IP
4 6 (15.79%) Network Security
5 5 (13.16%) BGP
5 5 (13.16%) FTP
5 5 (13.16%) HTTP
5 5 (13.16%) Internet
5 5 (13.16%) Intrusion Detection
5 5 (13.16%) MPLS
5 5 (13.16%) OSPF
5 5 (13.16%) SMTP
5 5 (13.16%) VPN
5 5 (13.16%) Wireless
6 4 (10.53%) Broadband
6 4 (10.53%) DECT
6 4 (10.53%) Unified Communications
6 4 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
7 3 (7.89%) VLAN
7 3 (7.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database
2 9 (23.68%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (5.26%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.63%) Retail
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
1 10 (26.32%) Support Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) IT Analyst
2 9 (23.68%) IT Support
2 9 (23.68%) IT Support Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (13.16%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Designer
5 4 (10.53%) Desktop Support
5 4 (10.53%) ICT Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.53%) Solutions Designer
6 3 (7.89%) Server Support
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server Support
7 2 (5.26%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (5.26%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Server Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Fat Client
1 6 (15.79%) Thin Client
2 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.16%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
4 1 (2.63%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 13 (34.21%) Solaris
3 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
4 9 (23.68%) Unix
5 8 (21.05%) Linux
5 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (18.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (10.53%) CentOS
8 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (5.26%) AIX
10 1 (2.63%) Android
10 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
10 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
10 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (13.16%) Mentoring
2 5 (13.16%) Test Automation
2 5 (13.16%) Threat Analysis
3 4 (10.53%) Analytics
3 4 (10.53%) CRM
3 4 (10.53%) Data Analytics
3 4 (10.53%) ERP
3 4 (10.53%) Information Security
4 3 (7.89%) Network Design
4 3 (7.89%) Network Management
5 2 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) Data Security
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL
6 1 (2.63%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (2.63%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 2 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) MCSE
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (23.68%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (18.42%) CCNP
4 4 (10.53%) CISSP
4 4 (10.53%) JNCIP
4 4 (10.53%) RHCE
4 4 (10.53%) SCNA
4 4 (10.53%) SCSA
4 4 (10.53%) Sun Certification
5 2 (5.26%) CCNA
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (28.95%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.16%) Sendmail
3 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (13.16%) XenApp
4 1 (2.63%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (10.53%) FortiGate
2 2 (5.26%) HP SIM
3 1 (2.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 21 (55.26%) Cisco
3 19 (50.00%) VMware
4 9 (23.68%) Oracle
5 7 (18.42%) CheckPoint
6 5 (13.16%) Lotus
7 4 (10.53%) BT
7 4 (10.53%) Canon
7 4 (10.53%) Juniper
7 4 (10.53%) NetApp
7 4 (10.53%) Wyse
8 3 (7.89%) Citrix
8 3 (7.89%) Mitel
9 2 (5.26%) arcserve
9 2 (5.26%) HP
9 2 (5.26%) IBM
9 2 (5.26%) Palo Alto
9 2 (5.26%) ProCurve
9 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
9 2 (5.26%) Sophos
Blackburn, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago