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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
North West / Lancashire
Rank 44 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.39% 1.70% 1.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.73% 27.27% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 6
Median salary £25,000 £29,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% +7.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £32,500 £29,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
66 22 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 14.90% 6.25% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 57 20 42
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £24,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £55,000 £37,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 24 February 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 24 February 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 - 11 £25,000 - 2
Blackburn +6 4 £17,500 -30.00%
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 25 (80.65%) LAN
2 22 (70.97%) Firewall
3 21 (67.74%) Cisco
3 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
4 16 (51.61%) VMware
5 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
5 15 (48.39%) Solaris
6 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
7 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
7 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (35.48%) Disaster Recovery
7 11 (35.48%) Oracle
7 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
7 11 (35.48%) SQL
7 11 (35.48%) Unix
7 11 (35.48%) Windows
8 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
9 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
9 8 (25.81%) Linux
9 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
10 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (22.58%) CCNP
10 7 (22.58%) Network Security
11 6 (19.35%) Intrusion Detection
11 6 (19.35%) Threat Analysis
11 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
11 6 (19.35%) Sendmail
11 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
11 6 (19.35%) VPN
11 6 (19.35%) SMTP

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 6 (19.35%) IBM Notes
3 4 (12.90%) Confluence
4 1 (3.23%) Apache
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) Office 365
1 4 (12.90%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (80.65%) LAN
2 22 (70.97%) Firewall
3 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
4 7 (22.58%) Network Security
5 6 (19.35%) FTP
5 6 (19.35%) HTTP
5 6 (19.35%) Internet
5 6 (19.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (19.35%) SMTP
5 6 (19.35%) VPN
6 5 (16.13%) BGP
6 5 (16.13%) MPLS
6 5 (16.13%) OSPF
7 4 (12.90%) DECT
7 4 (12.90%) Unified Communications
8 3 (9.68%) WLAN
9 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (3.23%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (3.23%) DHCP
10 1 (3.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database
1 11 (35.48%) Oracle Database 11g
1 11 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (12.90%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.23%) Retail
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Analyst
1 12 (38.71%) Support Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) IT Analyst
2 11 (35.48%) IT Support
2 11 (35.48%) IT Support Analyst
3 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) 1st Line Support
4 5 (16.13%) Lead Network Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) Desktop Support
5 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (9.68%) 1st/2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (6.45%) Network Team Leader
7 2 (6.45%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Team Leader
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Client/Server
2 4 (12.90%) Fat Client
2 4 (12.90%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (48.39%) Solaris
2 11 (35.48%) Unix
2 11 (35.48%) Windows
3 8 (25.81%) Linux
4 6 (19.35%) Windows Server
5 4 (12.90%) CentOS
6 2 (6.45%) AIX
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.23%) Android
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
2 6 (19.35%) Threat Analysis
3 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
4 4 (12.90%) Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) CRM
4 4 (12.90%) Data Analytics
4 4 (12.90%) ERP
4 4 (12.90%) Information Security
5 3 (9.68%) Network Design
5 3 (9.68%) Network Management
6 2 (6.45%) Validation
7 1 (3.23%) Data Security
7 1 (3.23%) ITIL
7 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 11 (35.48%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) CCNP
1 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (16.13%) MCSE
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.90%) CISSP
3 4 (12.90%) JNCIP
3 4 (12.90%) RHCE
3 4 (12.90%) SCNA
3 4 (12.90%) SCSA
3 4 (12.90%) Sun Certification
4 2 (6.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
3 6 (19.35%) Sendmail
4 2 (6.45%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (6.45%) FortiGate
3 1 (3.23%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco
1 21 (67.74%) Microsoft
2 16 (51.61%) VMware
3 11 (35.48%) Oracle
4 8 (25.81%) CheckPoint
5 6 (19.35%) Lotus
6 4 (12.90%) Canon
6 4 (12.90%) NetApp
6 4 (12.90%) Wyse
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix
7 2 (6.45%) Juniper
7 2 (6.45%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.23%) Dell
8 1 (3.23%) Intel Security
8 1 (3.23%) Mitel
8 1 (3.23%) Panasonic
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