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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 55 50 56
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.06% 0.58% 1.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.22% 3.92% 16.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 7
Average salary £27,600 £41,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.49% -36.15%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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
92 51 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 20.13% 14.83% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 82 23 45
Average salary £29,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.25% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,250 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 17 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Warrington

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 27 (93.10%) LAN
2 21 (72.41%) Windows
3 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
4 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (31.03%) Cisco
6 9 (31.03%) VMware
6 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
6 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
7 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
8 7 (24.14%) VPN
8 7 (24.14%) Firewall
9 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
9 6 (20.69%) Citrix
9 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
9 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
10 5 (17.24%) SQL
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle
10 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
10 5 (17.24%) MS Office
10 5 (17.24%) MCSE
10 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.24%) DNS
10 5 (17.24%) ISEB
10 5 (17.24%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (17.24%) LoadRunner
10 5 (17.24%) Thin Client

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 4 (13.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Office
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 27 (93.10%) LAN
2 8 (27.59%) TCP/IP
3 7 (24.14%) VPN
3 7 (24.14%) Firewall
4 5 (17.24%) DNS
5 3 (10.34%) SAN
5 3 (10.34%) Network Security
6 2 (6.90%) DHCP
7 1 (3.45%) Internet
7 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.45%) Wireless
7 1 (3.45%) PBX
7 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) QuickTest Pro
1 5 (17.24%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.90%) JIRA
2 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Law
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Test Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Analyst
2 5 (17.24%) Performance Test Analyst
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (10.34%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.34%) Trainee
5 2 (6.90%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 1st Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Designer
6 1 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (17.24%) Fat Client
1 5 (17.24%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.45%) Freedom of Information
2 1 (3.45%) Open Source
2 1 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (37.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (31.03%) Windows 7
4 6 (20.69%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.34%) UNIX
6 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.45%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.45%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
2 5 (17.24%) Test Automation
2 5 (17.24%) Migration
2 5 (17.24%) Regression Testing
3 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
4 3 (10.34%) Software Testing
5 2 (6.90%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (6.90%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
5 2 (6.90%) Document Management
5 2 (6.90%) ITIL
6 1 (3.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Change Management
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Information Assurance
6 1 (3.45%) SIEM
6 1 (3.45%) Information Security
6 1 (3.45%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
2 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 5 (17.24%) MCSE
3 5 (17.24%) ISEB
4 4 (13.79%) MCSA
5 3 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (10.34%) MCTS
6 2 (6.90%) MCP
6 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (3.45%) CISSP
7 1 (3.45%) CCIE
7 1 (3.45%) CCNA
7 1 (3.45%) A+ Certification
7 1 (3.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
2 1 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (62.07%) Active Directory
2 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (17.24%) Hyper-V
3 5 (17.24%) vSphere
4 4 (13.79%) XenApp
5 3 (10.34%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.45%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) WSUS
2 1 (3.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Cisco
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 6 (20.69%) Citrix
4 5 (17.24%) Oracle
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) LANDesk
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