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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 31 29 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 4.32% 6.75% 1.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.18% 37.93% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 10 4
Average salary £27,500 £28,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £27,850 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,900 £32,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
17 29 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 10.49% 17.79% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 26
Average salary £27,500 £29,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.77% +1.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,875 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Stockport

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 (86.36%) LAN
2 15 (68.18%) Cisco
3 12 (54.55%) Windows
4 11 (50.00%) VMware
5 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 7 (31.82%) McAfee
6 7 (31.82%) SQL
6 7 (31.82%) WLAN
6 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
6 7 (31.82%) McAfee ePO
7 6 (27.27%) Network Design
8 4 (18.18%) Internet
8 4 (18.18%) MPLS
8 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (18.18%) VPLS
8 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
8 4 (18.18%) Java
8 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) UNIX
8 4 (18.18%) Linux
8 4 (18.18%) Apache
8 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
8 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
8 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (18.18%) CCNP
8 4 (18.18%) CCDA
8 4 (18.18%) CCDP
9 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
9 3 (13.64%) Citrix

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
2 4 (18.18%) Apache
2 4 (18.18%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (9.09%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) LAN
2 7 (31.82%) WLAN
3 4 (18.18%) Ethernet
3 4 (18.18%) Internet
3 4 (18.18%) MPLS
3 4 (18.18%) VPLS
4 3 (13.64%) Firewall
4 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
5 2 (9.09%) SAN
5 2 (9.09%) Intranet
5 2 (9.09%) Wireless
5 2 (9.09%) VLAN
5 2 (9.09%) ADSL
General
1 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX Support
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Support
3 4 (18.18%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Linux Support Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX Engineer
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.55%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Architect
4 1 (4.55%) Cisco Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) Web Services
2 2 (9.09%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) NHS
2 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (18.18%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 2000
3 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
3 3 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (27.27%) Network Design
2 2 (9.09%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 2 (9.09%) Information Management
3 1 (4.55%) Security Management
3 1 (4.55%) IT Governance
3 1 (4.55%) Resource Management
3 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
3 1 (4.55%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 7 (31.82%) SQL
2 4 (18.18%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) CCNP
1 4 (18.18%) CCDA
1 4 (18.18%) CCDP
1 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (31.82%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 7 (31.82%) McAfee
4 4 (18.18%) Red Hat
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) Citrix
6 1 (4.55%) Apple