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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 17 30
Permanent jobs citing WAN 0 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston - 9.17% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 71.43% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 1
Median salary - £32,000 £17,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +82.85%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
7 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 9.21% 12.84% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 9
Median salary £23,500 £42,500 £37,123
Median salary % change year-on-year
-44.70% +14.48%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 2 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 Preston region with a requirement for WAN.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Broadband
1 3 (100.00%) PBX
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) Lotus
1 3 (100.00%) Sage
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) BT
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Document Management
1 3 (100.00%) Supplier Management
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management

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 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Broadband
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Internet
1 3 (100.00%) PBX
1 3 (100.00%) SAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Change Management
1 3 (100.00%) Document Management
1 3 (100.00%) ERP
1 3 (100.00%) Incident Management
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security
1 3 (100.00%) Information Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Portfolio Management
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Security Management
1 3 (100.00%) Service Continuity Management
1 3 (100.00%) Software Licensing
1 3 (100.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) BT
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) Dell
1 3 (100.00%) Lotus
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Sage
1 3 (100.00%) SonicWALL
1 3 (100.00%) VMware