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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 27 45
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 6.33% 8.33% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 52.63% 48.15% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 2
Average salary £33,500 £28,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.64% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
19 27 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 12.03% 17.31% 11.65%
Number of salaries quoted 17 21 28
Average salary £33,500 £28,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.64% -15.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £32,500
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
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Stockport

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 23 (92.00%) LAN
2 19 (76.00%) Cisco
3 16 (64.00%) Windows
4 13 (52.00%) VMware
5 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
6 7 (28.00%) McAfee
6 7 (28.00%) Firewall
6 7 (28.00%) SQL
6 7 (28.00%) WLAN
6 7 (28.00%) SharePoint
6 7 (28.00%) McAfee ePO
6 7 (28.00%) Coaching
7 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (24.00%) VLAN
7 6 (24.00%) Network Design
8 4 (16.00%) MPLS
8 4 (16.00%) Wireless
8 4 (16.00%) Migration
8 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
8 4 (16.00%) HP
8 4 (16.00%) CCNP
8 4 (16.00%) CCDA
8 4 (16.00%) CCDP
8 4 (16.00%) VPN
8 4 (16.00%) DNS
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
8 4 (16.00%) ProCurve
8 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (16.00%) Network Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (28.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.00%) Apache
2 3 (12.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) LAN
2 7 (28.00%) WLAN
2 7 (28.00%) Firewall
3 6 (24.00%) VLAN
4 4 (16.00%) Network Security
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (16.00%) Wireless
4 4 (16.00%) Ethernet
4 4 (16.00%) VPN
4 4 (16.00%) DNS
4 4 (16.00%) MPLS
5 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (12.00%) Internet
5 3 (12.00%) VPLS
6 2 (8.00%) SAN
6 2 (8.00%) Intranet
7 1 (4.00%) ADSL
General
1 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (28.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) UNIX Support
5 3 (12.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Linux Support
5 3 (12.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco Solutions Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Architect
6 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (4.00%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) Web Services
2 2 (8.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.00%) NHS
2 2 (8.00%) Thin Client
2 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (8.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (64.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Linux
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 2000
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (12.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Coaching
2 6 (24.00%) Network Design
3 4 (16.00%) Project Planning
3 4 (16.00%) Migration
4 3 (12.00%) Change Control
5 2 (8.00%) Information Management
5 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (4.00%) IT Governance
6 1 (4.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.00%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (28.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) CCNP
1 4 (16.00%) CCDA
1 4 (16.00%) CCDP
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (12.00%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (48.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (76.00%) Cisco
2 13 (52.00%) VMware
3 7 (28.00%) McAfee
4 4 (16.00%) ProCurve
4 4 (16.00%) HP
5 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 3 (12.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (12.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.00%) NetApp
7 1 (4.00%) Apple