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

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 63 54
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 2.17% 1.25% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.65% 8.33% 10.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 5
Median salary £32,500 £53,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.67% +20.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £19,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £46,100
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
51 84 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 12.29% 15.00% 10.50%
Number of salaries quoted 41 83 45
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £18,000 £16,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £44,000 £46,900
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 July 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 24 July 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 - 4 £43,750 -
Preston +3 2 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £24,000 -
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) VMware
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 4 (28.57%) VLAN
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (28.57%) Office 365
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
6 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (21.43%) FortiGate
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
6 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
6 3 (21.43%) HP SIM
6 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
6 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
6 3 (21.43%) HP
6 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
6 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
6 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 3 (21.43%) DNS
6 3 (21.43%) Juniper
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (14.29%) MPLS

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 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) Skype for Business
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) VLAN
4 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
5 2 (14.29%) HTTP
5 2 (14.29%) IMAP
5 2 (14.29%) MPLS
5 2 (14.29%) SMTP
5 2 (14.29%) VoIP
5 2 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (7.14%) DHCP
6 1 (7.14%) Frame Relay
6 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database 11g
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) IT Support
2 2 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Server Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Server Support
3 1 (7.14%) Server Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Support Specialist
3 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
3 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.14%) Replication
3 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
5 1 (7.14%) Solaris
5 1 (7.14%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (14.29%) Capacity Management
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) High Availability
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (14.29%) Logistics
2 2 (14.29%) Migration
2 2 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (7.14%) Data Protection
3 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
3 1 (7.14%) Security Architecture
3 1 (7.14%) Security Management
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (14.29%) MCP
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) CCNP
2 1 (7.14%) CISM
2 1 (7.14%) CISSP
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
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
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) FortiGate
1 3 (21.43%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Juniper
4 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
5 2 (14.29%) Intel
6 1 (7.14%) arcserve
6 1 (7.14%) Citrix
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Mitel
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) ProCurve
6 1 (7.14%) Sophos
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Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: 35,000
Posted: 5 days ago
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