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 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 37 42
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 15 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 4.35% 5.84% 1.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.36% 31.25% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 4
Average salary £26,000 £34,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.25% +0.66%
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
22 48 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 11.96% 18.68% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20 23 34
Average salary £26,000 £34,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +17.24%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 June 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Stockport

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 16 (94.12%) Windows
3 15 (88.24%) TCP/IP
4 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
5 13 (76.47%) MS Exchange
5 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
6 12 (70.59%) Firewall
6 12 (70.59%) DNS
7 11 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (58.82%) DHCP
9 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (52.94%) MS Office
10 8 (47.06%) Apple
10 8 (47.06%) Blackberry
10 8 (47.06%) iPad
10 8 (47.06%) VLAN
10 8 (47.06%) iPhone
11 6 (35.29%) CCENT
11 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
11 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
11 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 6 (35.29%) Change Control
11 6 (35.29%) MCDST
12 5 (29.41%) SAN
12 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
12 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
13 3 (17.65%) Internet
13 3 (17.65%) Finance
13 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
13 3 (17.65%) VMware

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 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 13 (76.47%) MS Exchange
2 11 (64.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (35.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (5.88%) Apache
6 1 (5.88%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (52.94%) MS Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 15 (88.24%) TCP/IP
3 12 (70.59%) Firewall
3 12 (70.59%) DNS
4 10 (58.82%) DHCP
5 8 (47.06%) VLAN
6 6 (35.29%) Wireshark
7 5 (29.41%) SAN
8 3 (17.65%) Internet
9 2 (11.76%) VoIP
9 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
General
1 3 (17.65%) Finance
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Support Analyst
2 5 (29.41%) Support Engineer
3 4 (23.53%) IT Support
3 4 (23.53%) Network Support
4 3 (17.65%) Network Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Administrator
5 2 (11.76%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (11.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (11.76%) IT Administrator
6 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) UNIX Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Blackberry
1 8 (47.06%) iPad
1 8 (47.06%) iPhone
2 6 (35.29%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) Smartphone
4 1 (5.88%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (94.12%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 7
3 3 (17.65%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Change Control
2 3 (17.65%) Coaching
3 2 (11.76%) Patch Management
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.88%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (35.29%) CCENT
2 6 (35.29%) MCDST
3 3 (17.65%) MCSE
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) MCTS
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) MCSA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (11.76%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 8 (47.06%) Apple
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) 3PAR
4 2 (11.76%) CheckPoint
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Wyse
4 2 (11.76%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) Cisco
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