The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 20 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 8.54% 2.86% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 63.64% 33.33% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 0
Median salary £33,654 £25,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.28% -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
WAN
Lancashire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 13.41% 8.57% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 11 8 6
Median salary £33,654 £25,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,000 £20,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

WAN
Salary Trend in Preston

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

WAN Salary Trend in Preston

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 Preston region with a requirement for WAN.

1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) BT
2 4 (50.00%) Broadband
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) Apache
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (12.50%) Information Security
5 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
5 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
5 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
5 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (12.50%) Degree
5 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
5 1 (12.50%) Data Protection

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 2 (25.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (50.00%) Broadband
2 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Designer
1 4 (50.00%) ICT Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Solutions Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Security Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
1 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
1 1 (12.50%) Feasibility Study
1 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (12.50%) Information Security
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 1 (12.50%) Security Architecture
1 1 (12.50%) Security Management
1 1 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) CISM
1 1 (12.50%) CISSP
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
1 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (12.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) BT
2 2 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) VMware