The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 35 41
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 22 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.66% 5.06% 4.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.79% 34.92% 24.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 20
Average salary £27,500 £32,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.06% +0.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £18,700 £20,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
87 63 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 19.29% 14.48% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 84 53 74
Average salary £33,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.66% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £54,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Lancashire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Lancashire

WAN
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +10 9 £38,000 +117.14%
Blackpool -9 1 £25,000 +31.57%
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 19 (65.52%) MS Exchange
2 19 (65.52%) LAN
3 15 (51.72%) VMware
4 14 (48.28%) Change Management
4 14 (48.28%) Project Management
5 12 (41.38%) Windows
6 10 (34.48%) Linux
6 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
6 10 (34.48%) CCNA
6 10 (34.48%) HP
6 10 (34.48%) MPLS
6 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (34.48%) Juniper
6 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (31.03%) OSPF
7 9 (31.03%) BGP
7 9 (31.03%) RIP
7 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
8 8 (27.59%) SQL
8 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
8 8 (27.59%) NetApp
8 8 (27.59%) Firewall
8 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (24.14%) Ubuntu
9 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
9 7 (24.14%) Internet
9 7 (24.14%) DHCP
10 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
10 6 (20.69%) DNS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Lancashire 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 19 (65.52%) MS Exchange
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (20.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (3.45%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
2 1 (3.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (20.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) LAN
2 10 (34.48%) TCP/IP
2 10 (34.48%) MPLS
3 9 (31.03%) OSPF
3 9 (31.03%) BGP
3 9 (31.03%) RIP
4 8 (27.59%) Firewall
5 7 (24.14%) Internet
5 7 (24.14%) DHCP
6 6 (20.69%) DNS
7 5 (17.24%) Junos
8 3 (10.34%) Broadband
9 2 (6.90%) VPN
10 1 (3.45%) WLAN
10 1 (3.45%) Structured Cabling
10 1 (3.45%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (20.69%) Retail
2 3 (10.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 7 (24.14%) Network Engineer
1 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Network Support Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Network Support
4 3 (10.34%) Technical Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Network Manager
4 3 (10.34%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) IT Support
4 3 (10.34%) Network Operations Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Operations Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Services Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) .NET
1 1 (3.45%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Client/Server
1 5 (17.24%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Windows
2 10 (34.48%) Linux
3 7 (24.14%) Ubuntu
4 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.45%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Project Management
1 14 (48.28%) Change Management
2 6 (20.69%) Service Management
3 5 (17.24%) ITIL
3 5 (17.24%) Business Continuity
4 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.45%) ERP
6 1 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.45%) People Management
6 1 (3.45%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.45%) Web Development
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
6 1 (3.45%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 8 (27.59%) SQL
2 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
3 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
4 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) CCNA
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.69%) JNCIA
2 6 (20.69%) LPIC
3 1 (3.45%) Degree
3 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) MCSE
3 1 (3.45%) MCSA
System Software
1 10 (34.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
3 5 (17.24%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) WMI
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 24 (82.76%) Cisco
2 15 (51.72%) VMware
3 10 (34.48%) HP
3 10 (34.48%) Juniper
4 8 (27.59%) NetApp
5 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
6 5 (17.24%) Sophos
6 5 (17.24%) EMC
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
6 5 (17.24%) WatchGuard
6 5 (17.24%) Veeam
7 1 (3.45%) Epicor
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