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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 54 46 60
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 3.16% 0.87% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 5.36% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 7
Average salary £27,600 £40,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.00% -38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
104 56 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Warrington 20.51% 16.33% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 92 26 43
Average salary £29,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £49,700
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 27 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Warrington

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 28 (93.33%) LAN
2 22 (73.33%) Windows
3 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
4 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
5 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (36.67%) Cisco
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (30.00%) VMware
8 9 (30.00%) VPN
9 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
9 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
9 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
10 7 (23.33%) MCSE
10 7 (23.33%) Firewall
11 6 (20.00%) Citrix
12 5 (16.67%) DNS
12 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
12 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
12 5 (16.67%) SQL
12 5 (16.67%) MS Office
12 5 (16.67%) Thin Client
12 5 (16.67%) vSphere
12 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
12 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
12 5 (16.67%) Fat Client
13 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
13 4 (13.33%) XenApp

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (13.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Office
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 28 (93.33%) LAN
2 9 (30.00%) VPN
3 8 (26.67%) TCP/IP
4 7 (23.33%) Firewall
5 5 (16.67%) DNS
6 3 (10.00%) SAN
6 3 (10.00%) PBX
6 3 (10.00%) VoIP
6 3 (10.00%) Network Security
7 2 (6.67%) DHCP
8 1 (3.33%) Internet
8 1 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (13.33%) QuickTest Pro
1 4 (13.33%) LoadRunner
2 2 (6.67%) JIRA
2 2 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
1 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Law
2 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Performance Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) Performance Test Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) Desktop Support
4 3 (10.00%) Trainee
4 3 (10.00%) Network Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
5 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 1st Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Thin Client
1 5 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.33%) Freedom of Information
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (26.67%) Windows 7
4 5 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.00%) UNIX
6 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.33%) Apple iOS
7 1 (3.33%) Mac OS X
7 1 (3.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Test Scripting
2 4 (13.33%) Test Automation
2 4 (13.33%) Migration
2 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
2 4 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (6.67%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (6.67%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.67%) Asset Management
4 2 (6.67%) Document Management
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
4 2 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.33%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.33%) Change Management
5 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.33%) Information Assurance
5 1 (3.33%) SIEM
5 1 (3.33%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (3.33%) VBScript
2 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (23.33%) MCSE
3 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (13.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (13.33%) ISTQB
4 4 (13.33%) MCSA
4 4 (13.33%) MCP
4 4 (13.33%) ISEB
5 3 (10.00%) CCNA
5 3 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (10.00%) MCTS
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) CCIE
6 1 (3.33%) CISSP
6 1 (3.33%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (63.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 5 (16.67%) vSphere
4 4 (13.33%) XenApp
5 3 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
7 1 (3.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (13.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
2 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Cisco
3 9 (30.00%) VMware
4 6 (20.00%) Citrix
5 4 (13.33%) Oracle
6 1 (3.33%) HP
6 1 (3.33%) LANDesk
Warrington, Cheshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 15 hours ago