The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oldham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 8 - 28
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 13.04% - 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.15% - 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £22,500 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
WAN
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oldham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Oldham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 13 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oldham 28.26% 32.50% 24.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 13 29
Average salary £22,500 £32,500 £26,222
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.76% +23.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Oldham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Oldham

WAN
Salary Trend in Oldham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Oldham region.

WAN Salary Trend in Oldham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oldham

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) WLAN
2 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) Android
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Oldham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the Oldham region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 6 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2007
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 5 (83.33%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) WLAN
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2005
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (83.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) IT Support
1 5 (83.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Support Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) Desktop Support
2 4 (66.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows 8
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (16.67%) vSphere
3 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) NetApp