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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 64 44 54
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.40% 2.96% 1.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.64% 14.71% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 14 7
Average salary £13,250 £26,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% -24.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £9,450 £24,500 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £17,050 £50,800 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
55 102 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 10.87% 20.16% 13.57%
Number of salaries quoted 50 97 63
Average salary £28,000 £30,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £11,450 £18,000 £22,650
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £41,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
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 29 August 2014. 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
Blackburn +5 2 £13,250 -22.05% 1
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 15 (65.22%) Cisco
3 14 (60.87%) LAN
3 14 (60.87%) Windows
3 14 (60.87%) VMware
4 11 (47.83%) Citrix
5 10 (43.48%) SAN
6 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (34.78%) VPN
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
7 7 (30.43%) CCNP
7 7 (30.43%) CCNA
8 6 (26.09%) Terminal Services
8 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (26.09%) Project Management
8 6 (26.09%) iPhone
9 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (21.74%) VoIP
9 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
10 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
10 4 (17.39%) CCIE
10 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (17.39%) VLAN
10 4 (17.39%) Degree
10 4 (17.39%) Mac OS
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
11 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
11 3 (13.04%) Migration
11 3 (13.04%) Windows XP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) LAN
3 10 (43.48%) SAN
4 8 (34.78%) VPN
5 5 (21.74%) VoIP
6 4 (17.39%) VLAN
6 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (8.70%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.35%) Wireless
8 1 (4.35%) Network Security
8 1 (4.35%) MPLS
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
1 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (52.17%) Consultant
2 10 (43.48%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (26.09%) Network Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Installations Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Server Support
6 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (4.35%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Network Support
6 1 (4.35%) IT Director
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) iPhone
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
2 1 (4.35%) Replication
2 1 (4.35%) CCTV
2 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 14 (60.87%) Windows
2 6 (26.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (21.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (17.39%) Mac OS
4 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (13.04%) Windows XP
5 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.70%) Linux
6 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Project Management
2 3 (13.04%) Migration
3 2 (8.70%) Time Management
3 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
4 1 (4.35%) ITIL
4 1 (4.35%) Change Management
4 1 (4.35%) Data Migration
4 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCNP
2 7 (30.43%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) CCIE
3 4 (17.39%) Degree
4 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCSE
System Software
1 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (26.09%) Terminal Services
3 3 (13.04%) Active Directory
4 2 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
5 1 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (4.35%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 15 (65.22%) Cisco
2 14 (60.87%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) Citrix
4 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.70%) HP
5 2 (8.70%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Intel
6 1 (4.35%) IBM
6 1 (4.35%) Mitel
6 1 (4.35%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.35%) ProCurve
6 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
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