The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Rochdale region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 14 11 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 3.33% 6.45% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.00% 10.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £42,500 £23,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+84.78% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
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 Rochdale region.

Communications & Networking Category
Rochdale
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
25 20 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 83.33% 64.52% 60.42%
Number of salaries quoted 25 20 29
Average salary £33,750 £31,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,700 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Rochdale

WAN
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

WAN Salary Trend in Rochdale

WAN
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Lync
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Rochdale 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 1 (100.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Management
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (100.00%) Line Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix