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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 52 56 39
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.64% 2.52% 2.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.41% 11.82% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 10
Average salary £42,500 £27,600 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.98% -6.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,100 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £35,000 £40,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
58 110 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 11.76% 21.36% 18.00%
Number of salaries quoted 49 97 43
Average salary £35,000 £29,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Warrington

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 23 (95.83%) LAN
2 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 17 (70.83%) DHCP
2 17 (70.83%) Cisco
2 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
3 16 (66.67%) DNS
4 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
4 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (50.00%) Firewall
6 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 11 (45.83%) CCNP
7 11 (45.83%) Wireless
7 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (41.67%) VMware
8 10 (41.67%) VPN
9 9 (37.50%) VoIP
10 8 (33.33%) SSL
11 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
11 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
12 6 (25.00%) Service Management
12 6 (25.00%) IPsec
12 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
12 6 (25.00%) SNMP
12 6 (25.00%) 802.11
12 6 (25.00%) MPLS
12 6 (25.00%) TACACS
12 6 (25.00%) SQL
12 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
12 6 (25.00%) CCNA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 4 (16.67%) Oracle 9iAS
1 4 (16.67%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (12.50%) Lync
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (8.33%) IIS
3 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (12.50%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) LAN
2 17 (70.83%) DHCP
3 16 (66.67%) DNS
4 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
5 12 (50.00%) Firewall
6 11 (45.83%) Wireless
7 10 (41.67%) VPN
8 9 (37.50%) VoIP
9 8 (33.33%) SSL
10 6 (25.00%) 802.11
10 6 (25.00%) MPLS
10 6 (25.00%) TACACS
10 6 (25.00%) IPsec
10 6 (25.00%) IP Telephony
10 6 (25.00%) Ethernet
10 6 (25.00%) SNMP
10 6 (25.00%) iSCSI
10 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (25.00%) xDSL
10 6 (25.00%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle9i Database
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (12.50%) MySQL
4 3 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Metasploit
General
1 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) DBA
2 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Security Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Support
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.50%) Administrator
3 3 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) SQL DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Oracle DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Senior SQL DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Senior DBA
5 1 (4.17%) Oracle DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) 802.1X
2 3 (12.50%) JSP
2 3 (12.50%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 6 (25.00%) Life Science
2 4 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (12.50%) RMADS
3 3 (12.50%) Replication
3 3 (12.50%) Clustering
4 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (29.17%) Service Delivery
2 6 (25.00%) Service Management
2 6 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 6 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 6 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 5 (20.83%) Project Management
4 4 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 4 (16.67%) Open Source
5 3 (12.50%) Service Continuity Management
5 3 (12.50%) ETL
5 3 (12.50%) ITSM
5 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (12.50%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (12.50%) Security Patching
6 2 (8.33%) Migration
6 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 2 (8.33%) Network Design
7 1 (4.17%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (25.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 3 (12.50%) Prolog
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 3 (12.50%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (45.83%) CCNP
3 6 (25.00%) CCNA
3 6 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) CCIE
4 4 (16.67%) CEH
5 3 (12.50%) MCTS
5 3 (12.50%) MCITP
5 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (12.50%) OCP
5 3 (12.50%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 3 (12.50%) JSP 440
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 3 (12.50%) XenApp
3 3 (12.50%) XenServer
3 3 (12.50%) XenDesktop
4 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) Cisco
1 17 (70.83%) Microsoft
2 10 (41.67%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (16.67%) Oracle
3 4 (16.67%) BT
3 4 (16.67%) HP
3 4 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (12.50%) CommVault
4 3 (12.50%) Citrix
4 3 (12.50%) Avaya
4 3 (12.50%) Toshiba
5 2 (8.33%) Mitel
5 2 (8.33%) WatchGuard
5 2 (8.33%) Dell