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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 16 19 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 2.94% 2.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.88% 2.38% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £31,500 £24,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
17 42 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Rochdale 50.00% 91.30% 64.71%
Number of salaries quoted 17 42 11
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,550 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £45,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 Related IT Skills in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (66.67%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Rochdale by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 2 (66.67%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
1 1 (33.33%) XenDesktop
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
1 1 (33.33%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft