The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Warrington region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 54 40 65
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +25
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 2.69% 2.54% 1.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.28% 13.43% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 6
Average salary £27,600 £29,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.44% -54.61%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Warrington
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
114 67 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 21.92% 18.87% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 101 44 37
Average salary £29,500 £36,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.17% -27.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Cheshire

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 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Warrington

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 24 (88.89%) LAN
2 19 (70.37%) Windows
3 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
4 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (40.74%) VMware
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco
7 9 (33.33%) VPN
7 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (29.63%) MCSE
8 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (25.93%) Firewall
10 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
10 6 (22.22%) DNS
10 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
10 6 (22.22%) Citrix
11 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
11 5 (18.52%) SQL
11 5 (18.52%) MS Office
11 5 (18.52%) Thin Client
11 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
11 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
11 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
11 5 (18.52%) Fat Client
11 5 (18.52%) vSphere
12 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
12 4 (14.81%) XenApp
12 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
12 4 (14.81%) SAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 5 (18.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 5 (18.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) LAN
2 9 (33.33%) VPN
3 7 (25.93%) Firewall
4 6 (22.22%) DNS
4 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 4 (14.81%) SAN
6 3 (11.11%) PBX
6 3 (11.11%) VoIP
6 3 (11.11%) DHCP
6 3 (11.11%) Network Security
7 1 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.70%) Wireless
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) JIRA
1 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
2 1 (3.70%) LoadRunner
General
1 3 (11.11%) Manufacturing
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
3 1 (3.70%) Law
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) Trainee
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Network Support
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (18.52%) Thin Client
1 5 (18.52%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.70%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (3.70%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (7.41%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.70%) Linux
7 1 (3.70%) UNIX
7 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.70%) Android
7 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (18.52%) Test Scripting
2 4 (14.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (11.11%) ITIL
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) Software Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (7.41%) Data Protection
4 2 (7.41%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.41%) Document Management
4 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Change Management
5 1 (3.70%) Regression Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.70%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Information Assurance
5 1 (3.70%) Test Automation
5 1 (3.70%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (18.52%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (29.63%) MCSE
3 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.81%) MCP
3 4 (14.81%) MCSA
4 3 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (11.11%) MCTS
4 3 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (7.41%) SC Cleared
5 2 (7.41%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.70%) CISSP
6 1 (3.70%) CCIE
6 1 (3.70%) ISEB
6 1 (3.70%) A+ Certification
6 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 5 (18.52%) vSphere
4 4 (14.81%) XenApp
5 3 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.70%) VMware ESX
7 1 (3.70%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) SCCM
2 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 11 (40.74%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) Cisco
4 6 (22.22%) Citrix
5 1 (3.70%) Oracle
5 1 (3.70%) HP
5 1 (3.70%) Dell
5 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.70%) LANDesk
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 6 days ago