The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Preston region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 26 32
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 1.61% 0.96% 1.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 9.09% 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Average salary £17,500 £28,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.59% -26.92%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
11 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 8.87% 10.58% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 3
Average salary £37,123 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.99% -21.42%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
WAN
Lancashire

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) MS Access
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Nortel
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
1 1 (33.33%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Vista
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) A+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) XenApp
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Terminal Services
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Nortel
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
Preston, Lancashire
One Connect Limited
Salary: From £34,894 to £39,351 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago