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

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 105 123 117
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 75 63 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.15% 1.87% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.86% 12.88% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 65 49 64
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £19,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £45,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
541 489 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.51% 14.52% 14.27%
Number of salaries quoted 476 416 490
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 July 2016.

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 1 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
Bury - 4 £37,500 -
Stockport +8 3 £32,500 +25.00% 3
Sale - 3 £32,500 -
Cheadle - 2 £27,750 - 1
Wigan - 2 £41,250 - 1
Salford +9 1 £35,000 +70.73%
Bolton +3 1 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Rochdale -2 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Oldham -8 1 £20,000 -11.11%
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 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 Manchester region with a requirement for WAN.

1 122 (78.71%) LAN
2 82 (52.90%) Cisco
3 54 (34.84%) Windows
4 53 (34.19%) Firewall
5 51 (32.90%) Microsoft
6 50 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
7 49 (31.61%) VPN
8 46 (29.68%) Active Directory
8 46 (29.68%) VMware
9 40 (25.81%) CCNA
10 34 (21.94%) ITIL
11 33 (21.29%) TCP/IP
12 32 (20.65%) Windows Server
13 30 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
14 28 (18.06%) CCNP
15 27 (17.42%) MS Exchange
15 27 (17.42%) Telecoms
16 23 (14.84%) SLA
16 23 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
16 23 (14.84%) Data Centre
17 22 (14.19%) HP
17 22 (14.19%) SAN
17 22 (14.19%) DHCP
18 21 (13.55%) DNS
18 21 (13.55%) BGP
18 21 (13.55%) Wireless
19 20 (12.90%) Juniper
19 20 (12.90%) MPLS
19 20 (12.90%) OSPF
19 20 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012

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 27 (17.42%) MS Exchange
2 13 (8.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (5.81%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.23%) IIS
5 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (2.58%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.58%) Skype for Business
6 3 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.29%) Apache
8 1 (0.65%) CMS
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (12.26%) MS Office
2 17 (10.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.65%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.61%) Office 365
2 11 (7.10%) IaaS
3 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.58%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 122 (78.71%) LAN
2 53 (34.19%) Firewall
3 49 (31.61%) VPN
4 33 (21.29%) TCP/IP
5 22 (14.19%) DHCP
5 22 (14.19%) SAN
6 21 (13.55%) BGP
6 21 (13.55%) DNS
6 21 (13.55%) Wireless
7 20 (12.90%) MPLS
7 20 (12.90%) OSPF
8 18 (11.61%) Internet
9 16 (10.32%) Ethernet
9 16 (10.32%) VLAN
9 16 (10.32%) VoIP
10 14 (9.03%) IP Telephony
10 14 (9.03%) Network Security
10 14 (9.03%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (7.10%) Cisco ASA
11 11 (7.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.29%) MySQL
4 1 (0.65%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Ant
General
1 27 (17.42%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.74%) Finance
3 7 (4.52%) Legal
4 4 (2.58%) Retail
5 3 (1.94%) Law
5 3 (1.94%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.29%) Back Office
6 2 (1.29%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (20.65%) Analyst
2 30 (19.35%) Network Engineer
3 18 (11.61%) Support Engineer
4 17 (10.97%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (9.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 14 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.39%) IT Engineer
7 11 (7.10%) Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (6.45%) Project Manager
9 9 (5.81%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 9 (5.81%) Architect
9 9 (5.81%) IT Support
9 9 (5.81%) Network Support
10 8 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (5.16%) Administrator
10 8 (5.16%) Cisco Support
10 8 (5.16%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 8 (5.16%) Service Analyst
10 8 (5.16%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.58%) WAP
2 3 (1.94%) XMPP
3 2 (1.29%) COM
4 1 (0.65%) .NET
4 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.65%) EDI
4 1 (0.65%) LAMP
4 1 (0.65%) Web Services
4 1 (0.65%) XML
4 1 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.84%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 9 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.87%) CCTV
5 6 (3.87%) Client/Server
5 6 (3.87%) Clustering
5 6 (3.87%) FMCG
6 5 (3.23%) iPad
6 5 (3.23%) Wiki
7 4 (2.58%) AS400
7 4 (2.58%) HP StoreVirtual
7 4 (2.58%) iSeries
7 4 (2.58%) RSA SecurID
7 4 (2.58%) STB
8 2 (1.29%) CMDB
8 2 (1.29%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.65%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 54 (34.84%) Windows
2 32 (20.65%) Windows Server
3 20 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (10.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (9.03%) Windows 7
6 6 (3.87%) Data ONTAP
6 6 (3.87%) Linux
7 4 (2.58%) Unix
7 4 (2.58%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.94%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.29%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.65%) Android
10 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
10 1 (0.65%) CentOS
10 1 (0.65%) Solaris
10 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (21.94%) ITIL
2 19 (12.26%) PRINCE2
3 17 (10.97%) Disaster Recovery
4 15 (9.68%) High Availability
4 15 (9.68%) Migration
5 11 (7.10%) Service Delivery
6 10 (6.45%) Performance Monitoring
7 8 (5.16%) Network Monitoring
7 8 (5.16%) Presales
7 8 (5.16%) Project Management
8 7 (4.52%) Email Filtering
8 7 (4.52%) Kalman Filter
8 7 (4.52%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (4.52%) Server Virtualisation
8 7 (4.52%) Service Management
8 7 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (4.52%) Supplier Management
8 7 (4.52%) Validation
9 6 (3.87%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (3.87%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.81%) SQL
2 5 (3.23%) C
2 5 (3.23%) VBScript
3 4 (2.58%) VB
4 2 (1.29%) PHP
4 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.65%) C#
5 1 (0.65%) Java
5 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.65%) Perl
5 1 (0.65%) Python
5 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 50 (32.26%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (25.81%) CCNA
3 28 (18.06%) CCNP
4 23 (14.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (10.97%) Degree
6 13 (8.39%) MCSE
7 8 (5.16%) MCP
8 7 (4.52%) MCSA
8 7 (4.52%) MCTS
8 7 (4.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 6 (3.87%) PMI Certification
9 6 (3.87%) PMP
9 6 (3.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (3.23%) CCIE
10 5 (3.23%) MCITP
10 5 (3.23%) NCDA
11 4 (2.58%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.94%) CCSP
12 3 (1.94%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (14.84%) SLA
2 4 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 46 (29.68%) Active Directory
2 30 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.74%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.87%) XenServer
5 5 (3.23%) vSphere
6 2 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.29%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.65%) Firmware
7 1 (0.65%) iptables
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (3.87%) HP Data Protector
1 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Clustering
1 6 (3.87%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (2.58%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.58%) ServiceCenter
3 3 (1.94%) SCCM
4 2 (1.29%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.65%) Cacti
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.65%) Nagios
5 1 (0.65%) SCOM
5 1 (0.65%) SmokePing
5 1 (0.65%) SnapMirror
5 1 (0.65%) SnapVault
5 1 (0.65%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.65%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 82 (52.90%) Cisco
2 51 (32.90%) Microsoft
3 46 (29.68%) VMware
4 22 (14.19%) HP
5 20 (12.90%) Juniper
6 12 (7.74%) CheckPoint
6 12 (7.74%) Citrix
7 11 (7.10%) Symantec
8 10 (6.45%) 3PAR
8 10 (6.45%) Veeam
9 9 (5.81%) NetApp
10 8 (5.16%) Dell
10 8 (5.16%) Intel Security
10 8 (5.16%) Riverbed
11 7 (4.52%) Nimble Storage
12 6 (3.87%) Sophos
13 5 (3.23%) Extreme Networks
13 5 (3.23%) F5
14 4 (2.58%) Lotus
14 4 (2.58%) ScanSafe
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