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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 58 66
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 3.13% 1.16% 0.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.53% 9.09% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 4
Median salary £35,000 £27,500 £19,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% +44.73%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
49 66 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 11.81% 12.74% 10.06%
Number of salaries quoted 45 57 43
Median salary £33,654 £27,500 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.37% -1.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £17,500 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 27 September 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
Preston -1 6 £33,654 +22.37% 1
Chorley - 2 £32,500 -
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 21 (91.30%) LAN
2 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
3 11 (47.83%) Windows
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
5 9 (39.13%) VMware
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
7 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (30.43%) Firewall
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (26.09%) MCSE
8 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
8 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (21.74%) XenApp
9 5 (21.74%) VLAN
9 5 (21.74%) SQL
9 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
9 5 (21.74%) DNS
9 5 (21.74%) Cisco
9 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (17.39%) Wireless
10 4 (17.39%) BT
10 4 (17.39%) Juniper
10 4 (17.39%) HP
10 4 (17.39%) Broadband
10 4 (17.39%) FortiGate
10 4 (17.39%) Office 365
10 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds

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 6 (26.09%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (13.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.70%) Apache
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (91.30%) LAN
2 7 (30.43%) Firewall
3 5 (21.74%) DNS
3 5 (21.74%) VLAN
3 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (17.39%) Broadband
4 4 (17.39%) Wireless
5 3 (13.04%) DHCP
5 3 (13.04%) TCP/IP
5 3 (13.04%) VoIP
6 2 (8.70%) HTTP
6 2 (8.70%) IMAP
6 2 (8.70%) MPLS
6 2 (8.70%) SMTP
6 2 (8.70%) VPN
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.35%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (17.39%) Designer
1 4 (17.39%) ICT Engineer
1 4 (17.39%) Server Support
1 4 (17.39%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (13.04%) Windows Server Support
3 2 (8.70%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) IT Support
3 2 (8.70%) Network Support
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Server Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (4.35%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (13.04%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.70%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.70%) iPad
3 2 (8.70%) Replication
3 2 (8.70%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
4 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (47.83%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server
3 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
6 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (8.70%) Capacity Management
2 2 (8.70%) High Availability
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Logistics
2 2 (8.70%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.35%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
3 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.35%) Feasibility Study
3 1 (4.35%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (4.35%) Information Security
3 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) Security Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) Security Management
3 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.35%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) MCSE
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) MCP
3 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) CCNP
4 1 (4.35%) CISM
4 1 (4.35%) CISSP
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
4 1 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (4.35%) PCI DSS
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (21.74%) XenApp
4 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) FortiGate
1 4 (17.39%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (39.13%) VMware
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco
4 4 (17.39%) BT
4 4 (17.39%) HP
4 4 (17.39%) Juniper
4 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds
5 3 (13.04%) Citrix
6 2 (8.70%) arcserve
6 2 (8.70%) IBM
6 2 (8.70%) Intel
6 2 (8.70%) Mitel
6 2 (8.70%) ProCurve
6 2 (8.70%) Sophos
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