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 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 40 37 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 2.55% 1.86% 3.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.75% 30.00% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 6 3 6
Average salary £40,000 £25,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -13.79%
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 Stockport region.

Communications & Networking Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 13.62% 6.21% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 25 10 16
Average salary £39,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £39,500 £47,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (82.35%) Windows
3 12 (70.59%) DNS
3 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 11 (64.71%) HP
4 11 (64.71%) Cisco
4 11 (64.71%) Firewall
5 10 (58.82%) VMware
6 9 (52.94%) VPN
7 8 (47.06%) VLAN
7 8 (47.06%) Network Security
7 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (47.06%) ProCurve
7 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
9 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 5 (29.41%) Migration
9 5 (29.41%) Wireless
9 5 (29.41%) Project Planning
9 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
10 4 (23.53%) DHCP
10 4 (23.53%) Web Services
10 4 (23.53%) SAN
11 3 (17.65%) NetApp
11 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
11 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
11 3 (17.65%) Symantec
11 3 (17.65%) MCSE
11 3 (17.65%) SharePoint

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 6 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.88%) Apache
4 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) DNS
3 11 (64.71%) Firewall
4 9 (52.94%) VPN
5 8 (47.06%) VLAN
5 8 (47.06%) Network Security
5 8 (47.06%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (29.41%) TCP/IP
6 5 (29.41%) Wireless
7 4 (23.53%) DHCP
7 4 (23.53%) SAN
8 2 (11.76%) Ethernet
8 2 (11.76%) MPLS
9 1 (5.88%) Internet
9 1 (5.88%) VPLS
General
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
1 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Support Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (17.65%) Senior Technician
4 3 (17.65%) Infrastructure Technician
5 2 (11.76%) Support Technician
5 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Architect
6 1 (5.88%) Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Linux Support
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 2 (11.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Migration
1 5 (29.41%) Project Planning
2 2 (11.76%) Change Control
2 2 (11.76%) Coaching
2 2 (11.76%) Network Design
3 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) MCSE
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) CCDA
2 2 (11.76%) CCDP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (17.65%) Terminal Services
3 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) HP
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 10 (58.82%) VMware
3 8 (47.06%) ProCurve
4 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
5 3 (17.65%) NetApp
5 3 (17.65%) CheckPoint
5 3 (17.65%) Symantec
5 3 (17.65%) Wyse
5 3 (17.65%) 3PAR
6 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.88%) Citrix
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago