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

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 95 97 106
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 115 100 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 3.03% 2.59% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.10% 18.35% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 104 74 82
Median salary £40,000 £39,250 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.91% +18.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £19,500 £22,050
10% offered a salary of more than £51,820 £70,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
572 545 549
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.08% 14.13% 13.53%
Number of salaries quoted 503 420 470
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +4 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Stockport +5 9 £32,500 +1.56% 6
Salford +5 4 £32,500 -7.14%
Bolton -6 4 £32,250 -14.00% 1
Cheadle - 3 £41,000 - 1
Wigan -2 2 £40,000 +110.52%
Bury - 2 £22,500 -
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 26 September 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.

1 147 (77.78%) LAN
2 108 (57.14%) Cisco
3 89 (47.09%) Firewall
4 74 (39.15%) Active Directory
5 73 (38.62%) Cisco Certification
6 60 (31.75%) VMware
7 58 (30.69%) Windows
8 55 (29.10%) Microsoft
8 55 (29.10%) VPN
9 53 (28.04%) Telecoms
10 52 (27.51%) DNS
10 52 (27.51%) CCNP
11 46 (24.34%) CCNA
11 46 (24.34%) DHCP
11 46 (24.34%) VMware Infrastructure
12 40 (21.16%) Internet
13 37 (19.58%) Windows Server
14 35 (18.52%) Wireless
15 34 (17.99%) ITIL
16 33 (17.46%) TCP/IP
17 30 (15.87%) VoIP
17 30 (15.87%) VLAN
18 29 (15.34%) MS Exchange
18 29 (15.34%) Juniper
18 29 (15.34%) Network Management
19 28 (14.81%) High Availability
19 28 (14.81%) MPLS
19 28 (14.81%) HP
20 27 (14.29%) OSPF
20 27 (14.29%) BGP

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 29 (15.34%) MS Exchange
2 13 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.29%) IIS
4 6 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (3.17%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.65%) IBM Notes
6 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.53%) Apache
7 1 (0.53%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.53%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.12%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.88%) Office 365
2 8 (4.23%) IaaS
3 5 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.59%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.59%) Amazon S3
4 3 (1.59%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.59%) SaaS
5 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.06%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 147 (77.78%) LAN
2 89 (47.09%) Firewall
3 55 (29.10%) VPN
4 52 (27.51%) DNS
5 46 (24.34%) DHCP
6 40 (21.16%) Internet
7 35 (18.52%) Wireless
8 33 (17.46%) TCP/IP
9 30 (15.87%) VLAN
9 30 (15.87%) VoIP
10 28 (14.81%) MPLS
11 27 (14.29%) BGP
11 27 (14.29%) OSPF
12 26 (13.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 25 (13.23%) SAN
14 23 (12.17%) WLAN
15 21 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (9.52%) Ethernet
16 18 (9.52%) Network Security
17 17 (8.99%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.12%) MySQL
3 4 (2.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.53%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.17%) Git (software)
General
1 53 (28.04%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.23%) Legal
3 7 (3.70%) Finance
4 6 (3.17%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.12%) Retail
6 3 (1.59%) Electronics
6 3 (1.59%) Law
7 2 (1.06%) Back Office
7 2 (1.06%) Publishing
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
8 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 53 (28.04%) Network Engineer
2 45 (23.81%) Analyst
3 28 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 24 (12.70%) Cisco Engineer
5 20 (10.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 18 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (7.94%) IT Engineer
7 15 (7.94%) Network Analyst
8 11 (5.82%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 11 (5.82%) Cisco Analyst
8 11 (5.82%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 11 (5.82%) WAN Engineer
9 10 (5.29%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
9 10 (5.29%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (5.29%) Network Support
9 10 (5.29%) Wireless Engineer
9 10 (5.29%) Wireless Network Engineer
10 9 (4.76%) Server Analyst
10 9 (4.76%) Server Engineer
10 9 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.12%) WAP
1 4 (2.12%) Web Services
2 1 (0.53%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.53%) EDI
2 1 (0.53%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.64%) Data Centre
2 15 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.29%) NHS
4 9 (4.76%) HP StoreVirtual
4 9 (4.76%) RSA SecurID
5 7 (3.70%) FMCG
6 6 (3.17%) CCTV
6 6 (3.17%) Clustering
6 6 (3.17%) Driving Licence
6 6 (3.17%) iPad
7 4 (2.12%) AS400
7 4 (2.12%) iSeries
7 4 (2.12%) Management Information System
7 4 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.59%) Client/Server
8 3 (1.59%) Wiki
9 2 (1.06%) EMC VNX
9 2 (1.06%) FlexPod
9 2 (1.06%) IVR
10 1 (0.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 58 (30.69%) Windows
2 37 (19.58%) Windows Server
3 25 (13.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (10.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (7.94%) Linux
7 8 (4.23%) Windows 7
8 6 (3.17%) Unix
9 4 (2.12%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (2.12%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.06%) CentOS
10 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.53%) AIX
11 1 (0.53%) Solaris
11 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (17.99%) ITIL
2 29 (15.34%) Network Management
3 28 (14.81%) High Availability
4 24 (12.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 20 (10.58%) Performance Monitoring
5 20 (10.58%) PRINCE2
6 17 (8.99%) Asset Management
7 14 (7.41%) Service Management
8 13 (6.88%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (6.88%) Migration
8 13 (6.88%) Service Delivery
9 11 (5.82%) Configuration Management
10 8 (4.23%) Identity Access Management
10 8 (4.23%) Mentoring
10 8 (4.23%) Performance Management
10 8 (4.23%) Security Management
11 7 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (3.70%) Change Management
11 7 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
12 6 (3.17%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.99%) SQL
2 10 (5.29%) Perl
2 10 (5.29%) Python
3 9 (4.76%) VB
3 9 (4.76%) VBScript
4 7 (3.70%) PHP
4 7 (3.70%) PowerShell
5 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.53%) Java
Qualifications
1 73 (38.62%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (27.51%) CCNP
3 46 (24.34%) CCNA
4 26 (13.76%) Degree
4 26 (13.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (8.99%) MCSE
6 14 (7.41%) MCSA
7 9 (4.76%) CCIE
7 9 (4.76%) MCITP
8 6 (3.17%) JNCIP
9 5 (2.65%) Security Cleared
10 4 (2.12%) MCP
10 4 (2.12%) NCIE
10 4 (2.12%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.12%) PMP
10 4 (2.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.59%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.06%) CCSP
12 2 (1.06%) CISSP
12 2 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.52%) SLA
2 6 (3.17%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 74 (39.15%) Active Directory
2 46 (24.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (12.17%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.29%) vSphere
5 6 (3.17%) XenServer
6 2 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.53%) Firmware
7 1 (0.53%) iptables
7 1 (0.53%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.53%) XenApp
7 1 (0.53%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (7.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (6.88%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (6.88%) Nagios
3 12 (6.35%) OpenNMS
4 9 (4.76%) Puppet
4 9 (4.76%) ServiceCenter
5 7 (3.70%) SCCM
6 6 (3.17%) HP Data Protector
6 6 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
6 6 (3.17%) Norton AntiVirus
6 6 (3.17%) RANCID
7 4 (2.12%) McAfee ePO
8 3 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (1.06%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.06%) SCOM
9 2 (1.06%) WSUS
10 1 (0.53%) Backup Exec
10 1 (0.53%) Cacti
10 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.53%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 108 (57.14%) Cisco
2 60 (31.75%) VMware
3 55 (29.10%) Microsoft
4 29 (15.34%) Juniper
5 28 (14.81%) HP
6 15 (7.94%) 3PAR
7 14 (7.41%) CheckPoint
8 12 (6.35%) Brocade
8 12 (6.35%) Ericsson
8 12 (6.35%) Foundry
8 12 (6.35%) Huawei
8 12 (6.35%) ZyXEL
9 11 (5.82%) NetApp
10 9 (4.76%) Veeam
11 8 (4.23%) Nimble Storage
11 8 (4.23%) Symantec
12 7 (3.70%) F5
12 7 (3.70%) Riverbed
13 6 (3.17%) Citrix
13 6 (3.17%) Sophos
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum + Benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Pension & 28 days hols
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + flexi time
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Networking People
Salary: £18000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus on call and excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Salary: £24500 - £26500 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Freshfields
Posted: 17 days ago
Bolton
greywood
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-25000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Cheadle Hulme, Stockport
Recital Consulting Ltd
Salary: 20000-25000 Per Annum
Posted: 19 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago