The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
North West / Manchester
Rank 111 88 94
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 96 95 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.55% 2.91% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.45% 19.55% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 65 84 99
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
550 486 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.63% 14.86% 15.77%
Number of salaries quoted 424 422 498
Median salary £40,000 £40,375 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.92% +15.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £23,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

WAN
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Manchester region.

WAN Salary Trend in Manchester

WAN
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Manchester

WAN
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 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
Rochdale -2 12 £45,500 -9.00% 1
Salford -2 6 £37,747 +88.73%
Stockport +7 4 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Altrincham -7 3 - - 1
Wigan -11 2 £22,750 -20.86% 1
Cheadle +10 1 £32,500 +7.43%
Oldham - 1 £25,000 -
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WAN.

1 174 (72.20%) LAN
2 125 (51.87%) Cisco
3 124 (51.45%) Firewall
4 119 (49.38%) Active Directory
5 98 (40.66%) Windows
6 81 (33.61%) DNS
6 81 (33.61%) VMware
7 76 (31.54%) Cisco Certification
8 72 (29.88%) DHCP
8 72 (29.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 69 (28.63%) Microsoft
10 66 (27.39%) CCNP
11 58 (24.07%) TCP/IP
12 54 (22.41%) VPN
12 54 (22.41%) ITIL
13 52 (21.58%) Internet
14 51 (21.16%) Wireless
15 50 (20.75%) Hyper-V
16 46 (19.09%) Data Centre
17 45 (18.67%) Network Security
18 44 (18.26%) VLAN
18 44 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
18 44 (18.26%) Windows Server 2008
19 40 (16.60%) Windows Server
19 40 (16.60%) Telecoms
19 40 (16.60%) BGP
20 38 (15.77%) Network Management
21 37 (15.35%) WLAN
21 37 (15.35%) Network Design
22 36 (14.94%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 32 (13.28%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (5.39%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (4.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (4.56%) IIS
5 4 (1.66%) Confluence
5 4 (1.66%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.41%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 36 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 21 (8.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 28 (11.62%) Office 365
2 22 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.81%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (5.81%) Amazon S3
4 13 (5.39%) AWS CloudFormation
5 8 (3.32%) SaaS
6 7 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (1.66%) Basecamp
7 4 (1.66%) IaaS
8 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.41%) PaaS
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 174 (72.20%) LAN
2 124 (51.45%) Firewall
3 81 (33.61%) DNS
4 72 (29.88%) DHCP
5 58 (24.07%) TCP/IP
6 54 (22.41%) VPN
7 52 (21.58%) Internet
8 51 (21.16%) Wireless
9 45 (18.67%) Network Security
10 44 (18.26%) VLAN
11 40 (16.60%) BGP
12 37 (15.35%) WLAN
13 35 (14.52%) Wi-Fi
14 34 (14.11%) VoIP
15 33 (13.69%) OSPF
16 30 (12.45%) Cisco Nexus
16 30 (12.45%) MPLS
17 23 (9.54%) Cisco Wireless
18 22 (9.13%) Cisco IOS
18 22 (9.13%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (12.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.66%) MySQL
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.15%) Git (software)
2 8 (3.32%) JIRA
3 4 (1.66%) Bugzilla
3 4 (1.66%) Jenkins
General
1 40 (16.60%) Telecoms
2 20 (8.30%) Finance
3 8 (3.32%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.24%) Legal
5 2 (0.83%) Advertising
5 2 (0.83%) Electronics
5 2 (0.83%) Games
5 2 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 53 (21.99%) Network Engineer
2 51 (21.16%) Analyst
3 48 (19.92%) Support Engineer
4 29 (12.03%) IT Support
5 24 (9.96%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (9.54%) Support Analyst
7 22 (9.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 21 (8.71%) IT Engineer
9 18 (7.47%) Infrastructure Support
10 17 (7.05%) Network Analyst
11 15 (6.22%) Linux Engineer
12 14 (5.81%) IT Analyst
12 14 (5.81%) IT Support Analyst
12 14 (5.81%) IT Support Engineer
13 13 (5.39%) Cisco Engineer
13 13 (5.39%) Linux Support Engineer
13 13 (5.39%) Senior Support Engineer
13 13 (5.39%) Senior Windows Engineer
13 13 (5.39%) Windows Engineer
13 13 (5.39%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.39%) Web Services
2 2 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (0.41%) EDI
3 1 (0.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 46 (19.09%) Data Centre
2 44 (18.26%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.47%) NHS
4 12 (4.98%) Driving Licence
5 11 (4.56%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (3.73%) Management Information System
7 7 (2.90%) Life Science
8 6 (2.49%) FlexPod
8 6 (2.49%) HP StoreVirtual
8 6 (2.49%) RSA SecurID
9 5 (2.07%) Wiki
10 2 (0.83%) Clustering
10 2 (0.83%) CMDB
10 2 (0.83%) Cyber Attack
10 2 (0.83%) Replication
10 2 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.41%) Fintech
11 1 (0.41%) FMCG
11 1 (0.41%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 98 (40.66%) Windows
2 44 (18.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (16.60%) Windows Server
4 30 (12.45%) Linux
5 26 (10.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (9.54%) Windows 7
7 15 (6.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (3.73%) Data ONTAP
9 6 (2.49%) Windows XP
10 5 (2.07%) Unix
11 2 (0.83%) CentOS
11 2 (0.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.83%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.83%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.41%) ITIL
2 38 (15.77%) Network Management
3 37 (15.35%) Network Design
4 34 (14.11%) High Availability
5 27 (11.20%) Configuration Management
6 25 (10.37%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (9.13%) Migration
8 20 (8.30%) Change Management
9 19 (7.88%) Service Management
10 17 (7.05%) Capacity Planning
10 17 (7.05%) Load Balancing
10 17 (7.05%) Mentoring
10 17 (7.05%) Performance Monitoring
10 17 (7.05%) PRINCE2
11 14 (5.81%) Security Management
12 13 (5.39%) Capacity Management
12 13 (5.39%) Load Testing
12 13 (5.39%) Performance Analysis
13 12 (4.98%) Data Protection
13 12 (4.98%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.54%) Perl
1 23 (9.54%) Python
2 17 (7.05%) SQL
3 16 (6.64%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.15%) PHP
5 8 (3.32%) VBScript
6 6 (2.49%) VB
7 1 (0.41%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 76 (31.54%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (27.39%) CCNP
3 33 (13.69%) CCNA
4 32 (13.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (12.86%) Degree
6 26 (10.79%) MCSE
7 19 (7.88%) CCIE
8 11 (4.56%) MCP
9 10 (4.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (3.73%) NCIE
11 7 (2.90%) MCSA
12 6 (2.49%) MCITP
13 4 (1.66%) JNCIP
13 4 (1.66%) PMI Certification
13 4 (1.66%) PMP
14 2 (0.83%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 1 (0.41%) CCA
15 1 (0.41%) CCDP
15 1 (0.41%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (10.37%) SLA
2 14 (5.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 119 (49.38%) Active Directory
2 72 (29.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (20.75%) Hyper-V
4 16 (6.64%) vSphere
5 6 (2.49%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.41%) Firmware
6 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.41%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (7.05%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (6.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 15 (6.22%) Nagios
3 15 (6.22%) OpenNMS
4 14 (5.81%) Puppet
5 12 (4.98%) SCCM
6 10 (4.15%) RANCID
7 6 (2.49%) ServiceCenter
8 4 (1.66%) HockeyApp
8 4 (1.66%) McAfee ePO
8 4 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (1.24%) WSUS
10 2 (0.83%) Nessus
10 2 (0.83%) Nexpose
10 2 (0.83%) Nmap
10 2 (0.83%) QRadar
11 1 (0.41%) Backup Exec
11 1 (0.41%) SCOM
11 1 (0.41%) Simpana
Vendors
1 125 (51.87%) Cisco
2 81 (33.61%) VMware
3 69 (28.63%) Microsoft
4 30 (12.45%) HP
5 29 (12.03%) Juniper
6 19 (7.88%) CheckPoint
7 18 (7.47%) F5
7 18 (7.47%) NetApp
8 17 (7.05%) Intel Security
9 15 (6.22%) Fortinet
10 14 (5.81%) SolarWinds
11 13 (5.39%) Brocade
11 13 (5.39%) Ericsson
11 13 (5.39%) Foundry
11 13 (5.39%) Huawei
11 13 (5.39%) Veeam
11 13 (5.39%) ZyXEL
12 11 (4.56%) Dell
13 8 (3.32%) WatchGuard
14 7 (2.90%) Citrix
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