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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 77 99 111
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 130 90 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.48% 2.55% 2.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.22% 16.64% 14.88%
Number of salaries quoted 115 77 85
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,200 £20,300 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £60,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
585 541 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.67% 15.35% 15.40%
Number of salaries quoted 512 430 551
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £52,000 £60,000
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 10 December 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 10 December 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
Rochdale 0 14 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Stockport +19 11 £25,500 -15.00% 2
Oldham +6 7 £22,500 -2.17%
Cheadle +23 4 £44,750 +11.87% 1
Ashton-under-Lyne - 3 £33,000 -
Salford -9 2 £22,000 -37.14%
Bolton -7 1 £37,000 +10.44%
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 172 (75.11%) LAN
2 121 (52.84%) Cisco
3 115 (50.22%) Active Directory
4 109 (47.60%) Firewall
5 90 (39.30%) Windows
6 82 (35.81%) DNS
6 82 (35.81%) VMware
7 75 (32.75%) DHCP
7 75 (32.75%) Cisco Certification
8 71 (31.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 66 (28.82%) CCNP
10 62 (27.07%) Microsoft
11 55 (24.02%) VPN
12 54 (23.58%) ITIL
13 51 (22.27%) Internet
13 51 (22.27%) TCP/IP
13 51 (22.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 48 (20.96%) Telecoms
15 47 (20.52%) VLAN
15 47 (20.52%) Hyper-V
16 46 (20.09%) Windows Server
17 41 (17.90%) Wireless
18 40 (17.47%) MS Exchange
19 38 (16.59%) Wi-Fi
19 38 (16.59%) Network Management
20 37 (16.16%) CCNA
21 36 (15.72%) WLAN
21 36 (15.72%) Juniper
22 35 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
22 35 (15.28%) Network Security

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 40 (17.47%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.11%) IIS
3 13 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (5.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (5.68%) SharePoint
4 11 (4.80%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.44%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.44%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 31 (13.54%) MS Excel
2 19 (8.30%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.73%) Office 365
2 11 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.37%) Amazon EC2
3 10 (4.37%) Amazon S3
3 10 (4.37%) AWS CloudFormation
4 4 (1.75%) Basecamp
5 2 (0.87%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.87%) SaaS
6 1 (0.44%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 172 (75.11%) LAN
2 109 (47.60%) Firewall
3 82 (35.81%) DNS
4 75 (32.75%) DHCP
5 55 (24.02%) VPN
6 51 (22.27%) Internet
6 51 (22.27%) TCP/IP
7 47 (20.52%) VLAN
8 41 (17.90%) Wireless
9 38 (16.59%) Wi-Fi
10 36 (15.72%) WLAN
11 35 (15.28%) Network Security
12 32 (13.97%) BGP
12 32 (13.97%) OSPF
13 31 (13.54%) VoIP
14 30 (13.10%) Cisco Nexus
15 26 (11.35%) MPLS
16 24 (10.48%) Cisco Wireless
17 21 (9.17%) Intrusion Detection
18 17 (7.42%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.37%) Git (software)
2 4 (1.75%) Bugzilla
2 4 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 4 (1.75%) JIRA
General
1 48 (20.96%) Telecoms
2 12 (5.24%) Finance
3 5 (2.18%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.31%) Electronics
5 2 (0.87%) Advertising
5 2 (0.87%) Law
6 1 (0.44%) Back Office
6 1 (0.44%) Legal
6 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 54 (23.58%) Network Engineer
2 48 (20.96%) Analyst
3 43 (18.78%) Support Engineer
4 28 (12.23%) IT Support
5 25 (10.92%) 2nd Line Support
6 23 (10.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (9.17%) Cisco Engineer
8 20 (8.73%) IT Engineer
9 17 (7.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 16 (6.99%) Network Analyst
10 16 (6.99%) Support Analyst
11 14 (6.11%) Cisco Analyst
11 14 (6.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 14 (6.11%) Infrastructure Support
11 14 (6.11%) IT Support Engineer
12 13 (5.68%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
12 13 (5.68%) Wireless Engineer
12 13 (5.68%) Wireless Network Engineer
13 12 (5.24%) IT Analyst
13 12 (5.24%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.37%) Web Services
2 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.44%) EDI
2 1 (0.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.85%) Data Centre
2 29 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (7.86%) NHS
4 10 (4.37%) HP StoreVirtual
4 10 (4.37%) RSA SecurID
4 10 (4.37%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (2.62%) Driving Licence
5 6 (2.62%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.18%) FlexPod
6 5 (2.18%) Wiki
7 4 (1.75%) iPad
8 3 (1.31%) CMDB
9 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.87%) IVR
9 2 (0.87%) Replication
10 1 (0.44%) Fintech
10 1 (0.44%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 90 (39.30%) Windows
2 51 (22.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (20.09%) Windows Server
4 29 (12.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (10.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 23 (10.04%) Linux
7 21 (9.17%) Windows 7
8 9 (3.93%) Data ONTAP
8 9 (3.93%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.31%) Unix
10 1 (0.44%) AIX
10 1 (0.44%) CentOS
10 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (23.58%) ITIL
2 38 (16.59%) Network Management
3 32 (13.97%) High Availability
4 26 (11.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (9.17%) Performance Monitoring
6 20 (8.73%) Configuration Management
7 19 (8.30%) PRINCE2
7 19 (8.30%) Service Management
8 18 (7.86%) Network Design
9 16 (6.99%) Capacity Planning
10 15 (6.55%) Mentoring
10 15 (6.55%) Migration
11 14 (6.11%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (6.11%) Asset Management
11 14 (6.11%) Change Management
11 14 (6.11%) Security Management
12 12 (5.24%) Business Continuity
12 12 (5.24%) Identity Access Management
13 11 (4.80%) Data Protection
13 11 (4.80%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.73%) Perl
1 20 (8.73%) Python
2 16 (6.99%) SQL
3 13 (5.68%) PowerShell
4 10 (4.37%) PHP
4 10 (4.37%) VB
4 10 (4.37%) VBScript
5 1 (0.44%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 75 (32.75%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (28.82%) CCNP
3 37 (16.16%) CCNA
4 35 (15.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (13.54%) Degree
6 26 (11.35%) MCSE
7 14 (6.11%) CCIE
7 14 (6.11%) MCSA
8 10 (4.37%) MCITP
9 9 (3.93%) MCP
9 9 (3.93%) NCIE
9 9 (3.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 6 (2.62%) JNCIP
11 4 (1.75%) Security Cleared
12 3 (1.31%) CCDP
12 3 (1.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 3 (1.31%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.31%) PMP
13 2 (0.87%) MOS
14 1 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (8.73%) SLA
2 10 (4.37%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 115 (50.22%) Active Directory
2 71 (31.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (20.52%) Hyper-V
4 14 (6.11%) vSphere
5 5 (2.18%) Virtual Desktop
6 3 (1.31%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.44%) Firmware
7 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.44%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.44%) XenApp
7 1 (0.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (6.99%) Cisco CUCM
1 16 (6.99%) Cisco Prime
1 16 (6.99%) Nagios
1 16 (6.99%) OpenNMS
2 14 (6.11%) Puppet
3 11 (4.80%) SCCM
4 10 (4.37%) RANCID
4 10 (4.37%) ServiceCenter
5 4 (1.75%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.87%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.87%) SCOM
6 2 (0.87%) WSUS
7 1 (0.44%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.44%) Simpana
7 1 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 121 (52.84%) Cisco
2 82 (35.81%) VMware
3 62 (27.07%) Microsoft
4 36 (15.72%) Juniper
5 27 (11.79%) HP
6 19 (8.30%) NetApp
7 16 (6.99%) Brocade
7 16 (6.99%) Ericsson
7 16 (6.99%) Foundry
7 16 (6.99%) Huawei
7 16 (6.99%) ZyXEL
8 15 (6.55%) Intel Security
9 13 (5.68%) Veeam
10 11 (4.80%) CheckPoint
10 11 (4.80%) F5
11 10 (4.37%) 3PAR
12 9 (3.93%) Dell
12 9 (3.93%) WatchGuard
13 8 (3.49%) Citrix
14 7 (3.06%) Riverbed
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