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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 31 27 49
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 11 14 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 5.73% 7.61% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 73.68% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 3
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
33 19 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 17.19% 10.33% 12.35%
Number of salaries quoted 27 15 31
Average salary £35,000 £28,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £23,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £40,000 £46,500
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 31 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Stockport

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 (95.83%) LAN
2 19 (79.17%) Cisco
3 17 (70.83%) Windows
4 14 (58.33%) VMware
5 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
6 11 (45.83%) Firewall
6 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (41.67%) VLAN
8 9 (37.50%) VPN
8 9 (37.50%) DNS
9 8 (33.33%) HP
9 8 (33.33%) ProCurve
9 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (33.33%) Network Security
10 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
10 5 (20.83%) Wireless
10 5 (20.83%) Migration
10 5 (20.83%) Network Design
10 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
11 4 (16.67%) Citrix
11 4 (16.67%) Degree
12 3 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
12 3 (12.50%) Change Control
12 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
12 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
12 3 (12.50%) Coaching
12 3 (12.50%) MPLS
12 3 (12.50%) McAfee
12 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (12.50%) CCNP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) LAN
2 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 10 (41.67%) VLAN
4 9 (37.50%) VPN
4 9 (37.50%) DNS
5 8 (33.33%) Network Security
5 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (20.83%) Wireless
7 3 (12.50%) MPLS
7 3 (12.50%) WLAN
7 3 (12.50%) Ethernet
7 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 2 (8.33%) SAN
8 2 (8.33%) Intranet
8 2 (8.33%) Internet
8 2 (8.33%) VPLS
9 1 (4.17%) DHCP
General
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Technician
4 3 (12.50%) Senior Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Support
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 1 (4.17%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) .NET
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.33%) NHS
1 2 (8.33%) Thin Client
1 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 2 (8.33%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 2000
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Migration
1 5 (20.83%) Network Design
1 5 (20.83%) Project Planning
2 3 (12.50%) Change Control
2 3 (12.50%) Coaching
3 2 (8.33%) Information Management
3 2 (8.33%) Strategic Planning
3 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (4.17%) Security Management
4 1 (4.17%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (4.17%) IT Governance
4 1 (4.17%) Resource Management
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (12.50%) CCNP
2 3 (12.50%) CCDA
2 3 (12.50%) CCDP
2 3 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 11 (45.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.17%) XenApp
3 1 (4.17%) vSphere
3 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Cisco
2 14 (58.33%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) ProCurve
3 8 (33.33%) HP
4 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 4 (16.67%) Citrix
6 3 (12.50%) NetApp
6 3 (12.50%) McAfee
7 2 (8.33%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) Apple
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