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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 51 65 45
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 11 9 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.44% 1.52% 2.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.64% 10.11% 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 11
Median salary £27,000 £39,250 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.21% +37.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £21,150 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
56 89 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.44% 15.06% 12.78%
Number of salaries quoted 43 87 54
Median salary £27,500 £35,000 £29,339
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +19.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £18,000 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 - 3 £55,000 - 2
Preston -2 2 £47,500 -10.37% 1
Blackburn - 2 £26,000 -
Accrington - 1 £37,500 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £24,000 -
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 12 (85.71%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Firewall
4 6 (42.86%) Windows
4 6 (42.86%) Office 365
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
6 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 4 (28.57%) DNS
6 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
6 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 3 (21.43%) Cisco
7 3 (21.43%) VPN
7 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 3 (21.43%) MPLS
7 3 (21.43%) MCP
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
8 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
8 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Mac OS
8 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) High Availability

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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
1 4 (28.57%) Skype for Business
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) LAN
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) DNS
3 4 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) MPLS
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) DHCP
5 2 (14.29%) HTTP
5 2 (14.29%) IMAP
5 2 (14.29%) SMTP
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (7.14%) Frame Relay
6 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
1 4 (28.57%) IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) IT Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Technician
4 1 (7.14%) Server Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Server Support
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
4 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server
2 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Mac OS
4 1 (7.14%) Solaris
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
1 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (14.29%) High Availability
1 2 (14.29%) ITIL
1 2 (14.29%) Migration
1 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
2 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
2 1 (7.14%) Information Security
2 1 (7.14%) Logistics
2 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
2 1 (7.14%) Security Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) MCP
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CISM
3 1 (7.14%) CISSP
3 1 (7.14%) Degree
3 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) FortiGate
1 1 (7.14%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Intel
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
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