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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 105 92 93
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 73 94 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.13% 2.86% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.26% 17.94% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 64 78 81
Median salary £40,000 £44,500 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.11% +53.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £21,050 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,500 £45,000
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
512 524 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.97% 15.97% 14.49%
Number of salaries quoted 445 426 444
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +6 4 £50,000 +58.73%
Cheadle +3 4 £20,500 -59.00% 1
Sale - 2 £32,500 - 1
Wigan - 2 £41,250 -
Stockport +9 1 £30,500 +17.30% 1
Bolton +5 1 £45,000 +16.12% 2
Oldham -9 1 £20,000 -11.11%
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 141 (81.03%) LAN
2 89 (51.15%) Cisco
3 82 (47.13%) Windows
4 69 (39.66%) Active Directory
5 68 (39.08%) Microsoft
6 66 (37.93%) VPN
7 61 (35.06%) Cisco Certification
8 60 (34.48%) Firewall
9 56 (32.18%) VMware
10 52 (29.89%) CCNA
10 52 (29.89%) ITIL
10 52 (29.89%) Windows Server
11 41 (23.56%) TCP/IP
12 37 (21.26%) CCNP
13 34 (19.54%) MS Exchange
13 34 (19.54%) Data Centre
13 34 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (18.97%) Windows 7
15 32 (18.39%) MS Office
15 32 (18.39%) Microsoft Certification
15 32 (18.39%) VLAN
16 31 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
17 30 (17.24%) Office 365
17 30 (17.24%) SQL Server
18 29 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
19 28 (16.09%) MS Excel
19 28 (16.09%) Degree
20 27 (15.52%) Telecoms
20 27 (15.52%) DHCP
20 27 (15.52%) Juniper

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 34 (19.54%) MS Exchange
2 14 (8.05%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (4.02%) IIS
4 7 (4.02%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (3.45%) Skype for Business
6 5 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (2.87%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.15%) Apache
7 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.57%) CMS
8 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (18.39%) MS Office
2 28 (16.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.30%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.57%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 30 (17.24%) Office 365
2 17 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (9.20%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (5.75%) IaaS
5 2 (1.15%) SaaS
6 1 (0.57%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 141 (81.03%) LAN
2 66 (37.93%) VPN
3 60 (34.48%) Firewall
4 41 (23.56%) TCP/IP
5 32 (18.39%) VLAN
6 27 (15.52%) DHCP
6 27 (15.52%) Internet
7 25 (14.37%) SAN
8 24 (13.79%) Wireless
9 22 (12.64%) BGP
9 22 (12.64%) DNS
10 21 (12.07%) OSPF
11 18 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (9.77%) MPLS
13 14 (8.05%) Ethernet
13 14 (8.05%) Network Security
13 14 (8.05%) VoIP
14 12 (6.90%) IP Telephony
14 12 (6.90%) IPsec
14 12 (6.90%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.15%) MySQL
4 1 (0.57%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.57%) Ant
General
1 27 (15.52%) Telecoms
2 17 (9.77%) Finance
3 7 (4.02%) Legal
4 2 (1.15%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Automotive
5 1 (0.57%) Back Office
5 1 (0.57%) Billing
5 1 (0.57%) Law
5 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (23.56%) Analyst
2 32 (18.39%) Network Engineer
3 20 (11.49%) IT Support
4 19 (10.92%) Support Engineer
5 18 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
6 15 (8.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (8.62%) Support Technician
7 14 (8.05%) IT Support Technician
7 14 (8.05%) IT Technician
8 13 (7.47%) IT Engineer
9 12 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 12 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 12 (6.90%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 12 (6.90%) Project Manager
10 11 (6.32%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (6.32%) Server Engineer
11 10 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (5.75%) Infrastructure Manager
11 10 (5.75%) Network Support
12 9 (5.17%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.30%) WAP
1 4 (2.30%) XMPP
2 2 (1.15%) COM
3 1 (0.57%) .NET
3 1 (0.57%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.57%) EDI
3 1 (0.57%) LAMP
3 1 (0.57%) Web Services
3 1 (0.57%) XML
3 1 (0.57%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.54%) Data Centre
2 17 (9.77%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.32%) Driving Licence
4 8 (4.60%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.60%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.45%) CCTV
5 6 (3.45%) Clustering
5 6 (3.45%) FMCG
5 6 (3.45%) HP StoreVirtual
5 6 (3.45%) RSA SecurID
6 5 (2.87%) Wiki
7 4 (2.30%) AS400
7 4 (2.30%) iSeries
7 4 (2.30%) STB
8 2 (1.15%) CMDB
8 2 (1.15%) iPad
9 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.57%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.57%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.57%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 82 (47.13%) Windows
2 52 (29.89%) Windows Server
3 33 (18.97%) Windows 7
4 31 (17.82%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (11.49%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (9.77%) Windows 8
8 13 (7.47%) Windows 10
9 8 (4.60%) Windows XP
10 7 (4.02%) Data ONTAP
11 5 (2.87%) Linux
11 5 (2.87%) Unix
12 2 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.57%) Android
13 1 (0.57%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.57%) CentOS
13 1 (0.57%) Solaris
13 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (29.89%) ITIL
2 20 (11.49%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (10.92%) Migration
4 18 (10.34%) PRINCE2
4 18 (10.34%) Server Virtualisation
5 15 (8.62%) High Availability
6 8 (4.60%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (4.60%) Project Management
6 8 (4.60%) Service Management
7 7 (4.02%) Capacity Planning
7 7 (4.02%) Incident Management
7 7 (4.02%) Line Management
7 7 (4.02%) Network Management
7 7 (4.02%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (4.02%) Validation
8 6 (3.45%) Asset Management
8 6 (3.45%) Change Management
8 6 (3.45%) Presales
8 6 (3.45%) TOGAF
9 5 (2.87%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.75%) SQL
2 7 (4.02%) VBScript
3 6 (3.45%) C
3 6 (3.45%) VB
4 2 (1.15%) PHP
5 1 (0.57%) C#
5 1 (0.57%) Java
5 1 (0.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.57%) Perl
5 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.57%) Python
5 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (35.06%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (29.89%) CCNA
3 37 (21.26%) CCNP
4 32 (18.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (16.09%) Degree
6 18 (10.34%) MCSE
7 14 (8.05%) MCP
8 12 (6.90%) MCSA
9 11 (6.32%) MCTS
10 8 (4.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 7 (4.02%) MCITP
11 7 (4.02%) PMI Certification
11 7 (4.02%) PMP
11 7 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 6 (3.45%) CCIE
12 6 (3.45%) NCDA
13 4 (2.30%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.72%) CCSP
15 2 (1.15%) CISSP
15 2 (1.15%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.79%) SLA
2 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 69 (39.66%) Active Directory
2 34 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.45%) vSphere
4 6 (3.45%) XenServer
5 2 (1.15%) XenApp
5 2 (1.15%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.57%) Firmware
6 1 (0.57%) iptables
6 1 (0.57%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (5.17%) SCCM
2 6 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
2 6 (3.45%) ServiceCenter
3 5 (2.87%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (2.30%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (2.30%) SCOM
5 2 (1.15%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.15%) SnapMirror
5 2 (1.15%) SnapVault
5 2 (1.15%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.57%) Cacti
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.57%) Nagios
6 1 (0.57%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.57%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.57%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.57%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 89 (51.15%) Cisco
2 68 (39.08%) Microsoft
3 56 (32.18%) VMware
4 27 (15.52%) Juniper
5 25 (14.37%) HP
6 15 (8.62%) Citrix
6 15 (8.62%) Dell
7 13 (7.47%) Intel Security
8 12 (6.90%) 3PAR
8 12 (6.90%) CheckPoint
8 12 (6.90%) Veeam
9 9 (5.17%) NetApp
9 9 (5.17%) Symantec
10 7 (4.02%) Riverbed
10 7 (4.02%) SYSPRO
11 6 (3.45%) F5
12 5 (2.87%) Extreme Networks
12 5 (2.87%) IronPort
12 5 (2.87%) Lotus
13 4 (2.30%) IBM
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