The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wigan region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank - 17 27
Permanent jobs citing WAN 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan - 2.22% 3.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 12.50% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £23,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -27.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WAN
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wigan region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wigan
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
2 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 2.47% 17.78% 11.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 12
Average salary £31,250 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.35% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,250 £23,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Wigan region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wigan

WAN
Salary Trend in Wigan

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Wigan region.

WAN Salary Trend in Wigan

WAN
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wigan 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Server Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Server Support
3 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft