The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 32 35 36
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 6.28% 4.62% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 48.15% 23.08% 21.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 7
Average salary £26,000 £26,750 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.80% -7.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £24,600 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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 Stockport region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 52 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 13.04% 20.00% 15.94%
Number of salaries quoted 24 25 32
Average salary £26,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

WAN
Salary Trend in Stockport

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

WAN Salary Trend in Stockport

WAN
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Stockport

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 19 (100.00%) LAN
2 18 (94.74%) Windows
3 16 (84.21%) TCP/IP
4 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
5 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
5 14 (73.68%) Firewall
5 14 (73.68%) DNS
5 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
6 11 (57.89%) DHCP
7 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
9 8 (42.11%) Windows 8
10 7 (36.84%) VLAN
10 7 (36.84%) SAN
10 7 (36.84%) MS Office
11 6 (31.58%) HP
11 6 (31.58%) Web Services
11 6 (31.58%) MCSE
11 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
11 6 (31.58%) Apple
11 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
11 6 (31.58%) iPhone
11 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
11 6 (31.58%) iPad
12 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
12 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
12 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
12 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
12 5 (26.32%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
2 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (31.58%) SharePoint
4 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (5.26%) Apache
6 1 (5.26%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (36.84%) MS Office
2 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.53%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) LAN
2 16 (84.21%) TCP/IP
3 14 (73.68%) DNS
3 14 (73.68%) Firewall
4 11 (57.89%) DHCP
5 7 (36.84%) VLAN
5 7 (36.84%) SAN
6 4 (21.05%) Wireshark
7 3 (15.79%) Internet
8 2 (10.53%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (10.53%) VoIP
9 1 (5.26%) VPN
9 1 (5.26%) Network Security
9 1 (5.26%) Cisco ASA
General
1 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (21.05%) Analyst
3 4 (21.05%) Support Analyst
4 3 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Network Support
4 3 (15.79%) IT Support
5 2 (10.53%) IT Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (10.53%) Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (10.53%) Network Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Support Technician
6 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (5.26%) Network Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) Network Support Analyst
6 1 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (31.58%) Blackberry
1 6 (31.58%) iPhone
1 6 (31.58%) iPad
2 4 (21.05%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.53%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 7
2 8 (42.11%) Windows 8
3 3 (15.79%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (5.26%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) Change Control
2 3 (15.79%) Coaching
3 2 (10.53%) ITIL
3 2 (10.53%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.26%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (31.58%) MCSE
3 4 (21.05%) CCENT
3 4 (21.05%) MCDST
4 1 (5.26%) MCTS
4 1 (5.26%) MCITP
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 6 (31.58%) Hyper-V
3 5 (26.32%) Terminal Services
4 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (26.32%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) HP
2 6 (31.58%) Apple
3 5 (26.32%) CheckPoint
3 5 (26.32%) Symantec
3 5 (26.32%) Wyse
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
3 5 (26.32%) 3PAR
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco
4 1 (5.26%) ProCurve
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