The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 51 39 68
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +29
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 24 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 1.62% 5.19% 1.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 20.69% 11.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 6
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £42,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -34.91%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
WAN
Cheshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Warrington region.

Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 116 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 13.51% 25.11% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 41 98 56
Average salary £25,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £19,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £67,500 £63,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Warrington region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

WAN
Salary Trend in Warrington

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Warrington region.

WAN Salary Trend in Warrington

WAN
Salary Histogram in Warrington

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Warrington region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Warrington

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 32 (100.00%) LAN
2 25 (78.13%) Citrix
2 25 (78.13%) DNS
2 25 (78.13%) VMware
3 22 (68.75%) IIS
3 22 (68.75%) SharePoint
3 22 (68.75%) SCCM
4 18 (56.25%) Firewall
5 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
6 16 (50.00%) VoIP
7 15 (46.88%) Wireless
8 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
8 14 (43.75%) Cisco
9 13 (40.63%) SAN
9 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
10 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
11 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (21.88%) ITIL
12 7 (21.88%) Windows
13 6 (18.75%) SQL
14 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
15 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
15 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
16 3 (9.38%) VPN
16 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
16 3 (9.38%) DHCP
16 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
16 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Warrington 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 22 (68.75%) IIS
1 22 (68.75%) SharePoint
2 17 (53.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) LAN
2 25 (78.13%) DNS
3 18 (56.25%) Firewall
4 16 (50.00%) VoIP
5 15 (46.88%) Wireless
6 13 (40.63%) SAN
7 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
8 3 (9.38%) DHCP
8 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
8 3 (9.38%) VPN
9 2 (6.25%) 802.11
9 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
9 2 (6.25%) IPsec
9 2 (6.25%) iSCSI
9 2 (6.25%) MPLS
9 2 (6.25%) SNMP
9 2 (6.25%) SSL
9 2 (6.25%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (40.63%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) French Language
2 1 (3.13%) German Language
2 1 (3.13%) Italian Language
2 1 (3.13%) Spanish Language
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
2 12 (37.50%) IT Engineer
3 10 (31.25%) Citrix Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Citrix Systems Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) VMware Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Citrix Specialist
5 4 (12.50%) VMware Specialist
6 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (6.25%) Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Test Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (3.13%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Life Science
3 1 (3.13%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
2 3 (9.38%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (9.38%) Test Scripting
3 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (6.25%) Defect Tracking
3 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 2 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
3 2 (6.25%) Product Management
3 2 (6.25%) Security Patching
3 2 (6.25%) Service Continuity Management
3 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.25%) Service Management
3 2 (6.25%) Software Engineering
3 2 (6.25%) Test Management
3 2 (6.25%) Use Case
3 2 (6.25%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (3.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
2 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (6.25%) VBScript
4 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (6.25%) CCNP
3 1 (3.13%) CCNA
3 1 (3.13%) MCSA
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) QA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (6.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (68.75%) SCCM
2 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 25 (78.13%) Citrix
1 25 (78.13%) VMware
2 14 (43.75%) Cisco
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.13%) Avaya
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