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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 51 58 41
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 11 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.46% 2.84% 3.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.42% 13.51% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 13
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +18.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £27,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £40,000 £30,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
67 111 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 14.96% 21.02% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 55 84 61
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +27.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £23,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £40,000 £50,000
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 22 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Warrington

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 27 (79.41%) LAN
2 23 (67.65%) Windows
3 14 (41.18%) Cisco
3 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
4 13 (38.24%) DNS
4 13 (38.24%) DHCP
4 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
6 11 (32.35%) VPN
7 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (29.41%) Firewall
7 10 (29.41%) VMware
8 9 (26.47%) Service Delivery
8 9 (26.47%) Project Management
9 8 (23.53%) CCNP
9 8 (23.53%) CCNA
9 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
10 7 (20.59%) ITIL
10 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
10 7 (20.59%) Juniper
10 7 (20.59%) Network Security
10 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
11 6 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
11 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
11 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
11 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (17.65%) Wireshark
11 6 (17.65%) Wireless
11 6 (17.65%) CCIE
11 6 (17.65%) SQL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (11.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle 9iAS
2 3 (8.82%) IBM Notes
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Application Server
2 3 (8.82%) Lync
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Office
2 3 (8.82%) ProjectWise
3 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 27 (79.41%) LAN
2 13 (38.24%) DNS
2 13 (38.24%) DHCP
3 11 (32.35%) VPN
4 10 (29.41%) Firewall
5 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
6 7 (20.59%) Network Security
7 6 (17.65%) Wireshark
7 6 (17.65%) Wireless
8 3 (8.82%) Broadband
8 3 (8.82%) VoIP
8 3 (8.82%) SSL
8 3 (8.82%) SAN
9 2 (5.88%) FTP
10 1 (2.94%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.94%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.94%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (20.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Metasploit
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Technical Analyst
3 6 (17.65%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Support
4 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (8.82%) DBA
5 3 (8.82%) Security Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Service Desk Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Network Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Administrator
7 1 (2.94%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) WebCenter
2 2 (5.88%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (14.71%) Open Source
3 4 (11.76%) RMADS
4 3 (8.82%) Life Science
4 3 (8.82%) Clustering
4 3 (8.82%) Replication
4 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.94%) CCTV
5 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (67.65%) Windows
2 13 (38.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (20.59%) Windows 7
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
4 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) Service Delivery
1 9 (26.47%) Project Management
2 7 (20.59%) ITIL
3 4 (11.76%) Document Management
3 4 (11.76%) CRM
4 3 (8.82%) ETL
4 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.82%) Ethical Hacking
4 3 (8.82%) Asset Management
4 3 (8.82%) Network Design
4 3 (8.82%) Service Management
4 3 (8.82%) ITSM
4 3 (8.82%) Security Management
4 3 (8.82%) Migration
4 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (8.82%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.82%) Database Mirroring
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (5.88%) Information Security
5 2 (5.88%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.82%) PL/SQL
3 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
3 3 (8.82%) Prolog
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (23.53%) CCNP
2 8 (23.53%) CCNA
3 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) CCIE
4 4 (11.76%) MCITP
4 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (8.82%) OCP
5 3 (8.82%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (8.82%) MCTS
5 3 (8.82%) Degree
6 2 (5.88%) CEH
7 1 (2.94%) MCSE
7 1 (2.94%) MCSA
7 1 (2.94%) JNCIP
7 1 (2.94%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) SLA
2 2 (5.88%) JSP 440
3 1 (2.94%) COBIT
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) XenApp
4 4 (11.76%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
5 3 (8.82%) XenServer
6 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Backup Exec
2 2 (5.88%) SCCM
2 2 (5.88%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco
2 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 10 (29.41%) VMware
4 7 (20.59%) Juniper
5 5 (14.71%) Business Objects
5 5 (14.71%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.71%) Dell
5 5 (14.71%) Citrix
6 4 (11.76%) BT
7 3 (8.82%) Oracle
7 3 (8.82%) Symantec
7 3 (8.82%) Avaya
7 3 (8.82%) CommVault
7 3 (8.82%) NetApp
7 3 (8.82%) Lotus
7 3 (8.82%) HP
7 3 (8.82%) Toshiba
8 2 (5.88%) Mitel
8 2 (5.88%) WatchGuard
8 2 (5.88%) McAfee