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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
North West / Manchester
Rank 100 91 106
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 94 89 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.59% 2.75% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.41% 17.69% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 70 84 91
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
540 503 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.90% 15.56% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 438 431 521
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 £22,500 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 January 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 January 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 13 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Stockport +12 6 £32,500 -13.33%
Oldham - 6 £23,750 -
Altrincham -5 3 - -
Cheadle +19 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Salford -7 1 £22,000 +10.00% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 1 £33,000 -
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 163 (71.81%) LAN
2 127 (55.95%) Cisco
3 118 (51.98%) Active Directory
4 115 (50.66%) Firewall
5 93 (40.97%) Windows
6 85 (37.44%) DNS
7 82 (36.12%) VMware
8 78 (34.36%) DHCP
9 75 (33.04%) Cisco Certification
10 72 (31.72%) VMware Infrastructure
11 66 (29.07%) CCNP
12 61 (26.87%) Microsoft
13 55 (24.23%) Internet
14 54 (23.79%) TCP/IP
15 53 (23.35%) ITIL
16 52 (22.91%) VPN
17 49 (21.59%) Hyper-V
18 48 (21.15%) Wireless
19 47 (20.70%) Windows Server 2008
20 46 (20.26%) Telecoms
20 46 (20.26%) VLAN
21 43 (18.94%) Windows Server
22 41 (18.06%) Data Centre
22 41 (18.06%) Network Security
23 40 (17.62%) Network Management
24 38 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
25 37 (16.30%) Wi-Fi
25 37 (16.30%) BGP
26 36 (15.86%) WLAN
27 35 (15.42%) MS Exchange

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 35 (15.42%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (5.73%) IIS
4 12 (5.29%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (4.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (4.85%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.44%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 31 (13.66%) MS Excel
2 20 (8.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 21 (9.25%) Office 365
2 17 (7.49%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.73%) Amazon EC2
3 13 (5.73%) Amazon S3
3 13 (5.73%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (2.20%) SaaS
5 4 (1.76%) Basecamp
6 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 163 (71.81%) LAN
2 115 (50.66%) Firewall
3 85 (37.44%) DNS
4 78 (34.36%) DHCP
5 55 (24.23%) Internet
6 54 (23.79%) TCP/IP
7 52 (22.91%) VPN
8 48 (21.15%) Wireless
9 46 (20.26%) VLAN
10 41 (18.06%) Network Security
11 37 (16.30%) BGP
11 37 (16.30%) Wi-Fi
12 36 (15.86%) WLAN
13 34 (14.98%) VoIP
14 33 (14.54%) OSPF
15 29 (12.78%) Cisco Nexus
16 28 (12.33%) MPLS
17 24 (10.57%) Cisco Wireless
18 22 (9.69%) Ethernet
18 22 (9.69%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 11 (4.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.76%) MySQL
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (5.73%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.76%) Bugzilla
2 4 (1.76%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.76%) JIRA
General
1 46 (20.26%) Telecoms
2 16 (7.05%) Finance
3 5 (2.20%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.32%) Electronics
5 2 (0.88%) Advertising
5 2 (0.88%) Law
5 2 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 51 (22.47%) Network Engineer
2 48 (21.15%) Support Engineer
3 47 (20.70%) Analyst
4 27 (11.89%) IT Support
5 24 (10.57%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (9.25%) IT Engineer
8 17 (7.49%) Cisco Engineer
8 17 (7.49%) Support Analyst
9 16 (7.05%) Network Analyst
10 15 (6.61%) Linux Engineer
11 14 (6.17%) Infrastructure Support
11 14 (6.17%) IT Support Engineer
12 13 (5.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 13 (5.73%) Designer
12 13 (5.73%) Linux Support Engineer
12 13 (5.73%) Senior Support Engineer
12 13 (5.73%) Senior Windows Engineer
12 13 (5.73%) Windows Engineer
12 13 (5.73%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (5.73%) Web Services
2 1 (0.44%) EDI
2 1 (0.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 41 (18.06%) Data Centre
2 38 (16.74%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.93%) NHS
4 11 (4.85%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (4.41%) HP StoreVirtual
5 10 (4.41%) RSA SecurID
6 8 (3.52%) Driving Licence
7 7 (3.08%) Management Information System
8 5 (2.20%) FlexPod
8 5 (2.20%) Wiki
9 3 (1.32%) Life Science
10 2 (0.88%) CMDB
10 2 (0.88%) IVR
10 2 (0.88%) Replication
11 1 (0.44%) Fintech
11 1 (0.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 93 (40.97%) Windows
2 47 (20.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 43 (18.94%) Windows Server
4 27 (11.89%) Linux
4 27 (11.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (10.13%) Windows 7
6 19 (8.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.96%) Data ONTAP
8 7 (3.08%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.76%) Unix
10 3 (1.32%) CentOS
10 3 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (23.35%) ITIL
2 40 (17.62%) Network Management
3 33 (14.54%) High Availability
4 30 (13.22%) Network Design
5 27 (11.89%) Configuration Management
6 25 (11.01%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (8.37%) Service Management
8 18 (7.93%) Change Management
8 18 (7.93%) Mentoring
9 17 (7.49%) Migration
9 17 (7.49%) PRINCE2
10 16 (7.05%) Capacity Planning
10 16 (7.05%) Performance Monitoring
11 15 (6.61%) Load Balancing
12 14 (6.17%) Security Management
13 13 (5.73%) Capacity Management
13 13 (5.73%) Load Testing
13 13 (5.73%) Network Planning
13 13 (5.73%) Performance Analysis
14 12 (5.29%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (11.45%) Perl
1 26 (11.45%) Python
2 19 (8.37%) SQL
3 15 (6.61%) PowerShell
4 13 (5.73%) PHP
5 10 (4.41%) VB
5 10 (4.41%) VBScript
6 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (33.04%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (29.07%) CCNP
3 34 (14.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 33 (14.54%) Degree
5 32 (14.10%) CCNA
6 25 (11.01%) MCSE
7 17 (7.49%) CCIE
8 14 (6.17%) MCSA
9 10 (4.41%) MCITP
10 9 (3.96%) NCIE
10 9 (3.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (3.52%) MCP
12 6 (2.64%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 3 (1.32%) PMI Certification
13 3 (1.32%) PMP
14 2 (0.88%) CCDP
15 1 (0.44%) CCA
15 1 (0.44%) Citrix Certification
15 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.81%) SLA
2 15 (6.61%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 118 (51.98%) Active Directory
2 72 (31.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 49 (21.59%) Hyper-V
4 15 (6.61%) vSphere
5 5 (2.20%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.44%) Firmware
6 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (7.93%) Nagios
1 18 (7.93%) OpenNMS
2 17 (7.49%) Puppet
3 16 (7.05%) Cisco CUCM
3 16 (7.05%) Cisco Prime
4 14 (6.17%) SCCM
5 13 (5.73%) RANCID
6 10 (4.41%) ServiceCenter
7 4 (1.76%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.88%) SCOM
8 2 (0.88%) WSUS
9 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.44%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.44%) Simpana
Vendors
1 127 (55.95%) Cisco
2 82 (36.12%) VMware
3 61 (26.87%) Microsoft
4 33 (14.54%) Juniper
5 31 (13.66%) HP
6 18 (7.93%) Brocade
6 18 (7.93%) Ericsson
6 18 (7.93%) Foundry
6 18 (7.93%) Huawei
6 18 (7.93%) NetApp
6 18 (7.93%) ZyXEL
7 15 (6.61%) CheckPoint
7 15 (6.61%) F5
7 15 (6.61%) Intel Security
8 12 (5.29%) Veeam
9 11 (4.85%) Fortinet
10 10 (4.41%) 3PAR
10 10 (4.41%) Dell
11 9 (3.96%) SolarWinds
11 9 (3.96%) WatchGuard
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