The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Runcorn region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 July 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 Runcorn region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 10 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 7 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 7.14% 17.95% 6.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.86% 100.00% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 5
Average salary - £25,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -56.52%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Runcorn
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7 7 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Runcorn 16.67% 17.95% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 15
Average salary £32,500 £25,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -56.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £58,250 £29,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Cheshire

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Runcorn

WAN
Salary Trend in Runcorn

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

WAN Salary Trend in Runcorn

WAN
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Runcorn

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) HP
2 3 (75.00%) Dell
2 3 (75.00%) EPoS
2 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
2 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
2 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Runcorn by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Runcorn 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.

Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) Broadband
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
General
1 3 (75.00%) Pharmaceutical
1 3 (75.00%) Retail
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) HP
1 3 (75.00%) Dell