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

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 113 113 123
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 75 69 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.08% 1.93% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.86% 13.64% 13.39%
Number of salaries quoted 62 51 65
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,800 £26,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £70,000 £51,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
541 506 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 15.01% 14.15% 13.94%
Number of salaries quoted 472 427 495
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £20,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £58,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 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 30 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 - 5 £22,500 -
Stockport 0 3 £32,500 +25.00% 2
Bolton -1 3 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Rochdale -1 3 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Sale - 3 £32,500 - 1
Wigan - 3 £45,000 -
Salford +13 1 £35,000 +70.73% 1
Cheadle - 1 £35,000 -
WAN
North West

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 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 85 (54.84%) Cisco
3 60 (38.71%) Firewall
4 56 (36.13%) Cisco Certification
5 47 (30.32%) VPN
6 45 (29.03%) Microsoft
7 43 (27.74%) CCNA
8 41 (26.45%) Windows
8 41 (26.45%) VMware
9 37 (23.87%) Active Directory
10 34 (21.94%) CCNP
11 32 (20.65%) Telecoms
12 29 (18.71%) TCP/IP
12 29 (18.71%) ITIL
13 27 (17.42%) Windows Server
14 26 (16.77%) BGP
15 25 (16.13%) OSPF
15 25 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (15.48%) MPLS
16 24 (15.48%) DNS
17 23 (14.84%) Wireless
18 22 (14.19%) SLA
19 21 (13.55%) MS Exchange
19 21 (13.55%) Juniper
19 21 (13.55%) Data Centre
20 20 (12.90%) HP
20 20 (12.90%) VoIP
20 20 (12.90%) DHCP
21 19 (12.26%) SAN
22 18 (11.61%) Internet

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 21 (13.55%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (5.16%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.23%) Skype for Business
5 4 (2.58%) IBM Notes
5 4 (2.58%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) Apache
6 1 (0.65%) CMS
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (9.68%) MS Excel
1 15 (9.68%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Infor M3
2 1 (0.65%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 15 (9.68%) Office 365
2 11 (7.10%) IaaS
3 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.94%) SaaS
4 2 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 122 (78.71%) LAN
2 60 (38.71%) Firewall
3 47 (30.32%) VPN
4 29 (18.71%) TCP/IP
5 26 (16.77%) BGP
6 25 (16.13%) OSPF
7 24 (15.48%) DNS
7 24 (15.48%) MPLS
8 23 (14.84%) Wireless
9 20 (12.90%) DHCP
9 20 (12.90%) VoIP
10 19 (12.26%) SAN
11 18 (11.61%) Ethernet
11 18 (11.61%) Internet
12 17 (10.97%) VLAN
13 16 (10.32%) Cisco Nexus
14 14 (9.03%) IP Telephony
15 13 (8.39%) Cisco ASA
16 12 (7.74%) Network Security
17 11 (7.10%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.81%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.65%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.65%) MySQL
3 1 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Ant
1 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
General
1 32 (20.65%) Telecoms
2 11 (7.10%) Finance
3 7 (4.52%) Legal
4 6 (3.87%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.58%) Law
5 4 (2.58%) Retail
6 2 (1.29%) Back Office
6 2 (1.29%) Publishing
7 1 (0.65%) Automotive
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (23.87%) Network Engineer
2 34 (21.94%) Analyst
3 18 (11.61%) Cisco Engineer
4 16 (10.32%) Support Engineer
5 15 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 14 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (8.39%) IT Engineer
8 12 (7.74%) Infrastructure Manager
9 10 (6.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 9 (5.81%) Architect
10 9 (5.81%) Network Support
11 8 (5.16%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 8 (5.16%) 3rd Line Support
11 8 (5.16%) Cisco Support
11 8 (5.16%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 8 (5.16%) Project Manager
11 8 (5.16%) Service Analyst
11 8 (5.16%) Service Desk Analyst
11 8 (5.16%) Support Analyst
11 8 (5.16%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.58%) WAP
2 3 (1.94%) XMPP
3 1 (0.65%) .NET
3 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.65%) ASP.NET
3 1 (0.65%) COM
3 1 (0.65%) EDI
3 1 (0.65%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) XML
3 1 (0.65%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 21 (13.55%) Data Centre
2 10 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 6 (3.87%) CCTV
3 6 (3.87%) Clustering
3 6 (3.87%) FMCG
3 6 (3.87%) iPad
4 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 5 (3.23%) Wiki
5 4 (2.58%) AS400
5 4 (2.58%) iSeries
5 4 (2.58%) STB
6 3 (1.94%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.94%) CMDB
7 2 (1.29%) EMC VNX
7 2 (1.29%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (1.29%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.65%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (0.65%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 41 (26.45%) Windows
2 27 (17.42%) Windows Server
3 14 (9.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (7.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (7.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.52%) Linux
5 7 (4.52%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.58%) Unix
7 3 (1.94%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (1.94%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.29%) CentOS
8 2 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.65%) AIX
9 1 (0.65%) Solaris
9 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.71%) ITIL
2 17 (10.97%) PRINCE2
3 15 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
4 14 (9.03%) High Availability
5 13 (8.39%) Service Delivery
6 12 (7.74%) Performance Monitoring
7 11 (7.10%) Migration
8 9 (5.81%) Asset Management
9 8 (5.16%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (5.16%) Project Management
10 7 (4.52%) Network Management
10 7 (4.52%) Presales
10 7 (4.52%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (4.52%) Supplier Management
11 6 (3.87%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (3.87%) Change Management
11 6 (3.87%) Email Filtering
11 6 (3.87%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (3.87%) Mobile Device Management
11 6 (3.87%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.45%) SQL
2 3 (1.94%) C
2 3 (1.94%) PowerShell
2 3 (1.94%) VBScript
3 2 (1.29%) Perl
3 2 (1.29%) PHP
3 2 (1.29%) Python
3 2 (1.29%) VB
4 1 (0.65%) C#
4 1 (0.65%) Java
4 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.65%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 56 (36.13%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (27.74%) CCNA
3 34 (21.94%) CCNP
4 16 (10.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (6.45%) Degree
6 8 (5.16%) MCSE
7 5 (3.23%) CCIE
7 5 (3.23%) MCSA
7 5 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 5 (3.23%) Security Cleared
8 4 (2.58%) PMI Certification
8 4 (2.58%) PMP
9 3 (1.94%) CCSP
9 3 (1.94%) JNCIP
9 3 (1.94%) MCITP
9 3 (1.94%) MCP
9 3 (1.94%) MCTS
9 3 (1.94%) NCDA
9 3 (1.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.29%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (14.19%) SLA
2 4 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.65%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.65%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 37 (23.87%) Active Directory
2 25 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (5.16%) Hyper-V
4 6 (3.87%) XenServer
5 3 (1.94%) vSphere
5 3 (1.94%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (1.29%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.65%) iptables
7 1 (0.65%) XenApp
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%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.58%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (2.58%) Nagios
3 3 (1.94%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.94%) OpenNMS
4 2 (1.29%) SCCM
4 2 (1.29%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (1.29%) XenMobile
5 1 (0.65%) Cacti
5 1 (0.65%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.65%) Puppet
5 1 (0.65%) RANCID
5 1 (0.65%) SmokePing
5 1 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.65%) WSUS
5 1 (0.65%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 85 (54.84%) Cisco
2 45 (29.03%) Microsoft
3 41 (26.45%) VMware
4 21 (13.55%) Juniper
5 20 (12.90%) HP
6 12 (7.74%) Citrix
7 11 (7.10%) CheckPoint
8 9 (5.81%) Symantec
9 8 (5.16%) 3PAR
9 8 (5.16%) NetApp
9 8 (5.16%) Riverbed
9 8 (5.16%) Veeam
10 7 (4.52%) Nimble Storage
11 6 (3.87%) Sophos
12 5 (3.23%) Dell
12 5 (3.23%) Extreme Networks
12 5 (3.23%) IBM
13 4 (2.58%) Infor
13 4 (2.58%) IronPort
13 4 (2.58%) ScanSafe
Manchester, Lancashire
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + generous employee benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £20000.00 - £27500.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens & training
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £20k plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 Car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary with additional NCC Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Addleshaw Goddard
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + generous package
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 13 days ago
Sale
Foresight Solutions
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Car
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago