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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 23 - 18
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 0 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 3.45% - 15.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 75.00% - 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 12
Average salary £27,500 - £27,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
4 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 4.60% 4.00% 22.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 15
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +36.36%
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 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) MPLS
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
3 10 (76.92%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
4 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 8 (61.54%) SharePoint
4 8 (61.54%) DHCP
4 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
4 8 (61.54%) DNS
4 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 8 (61.54%) Wireless
4 8 (61.54%) VMware
4 8 (61.54%) VLAN
4 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
4 8 (61.54%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (53.85%) WSUS
5 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (53.85%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (46.15%) Sophos
6 6 (46.15%) EMC
6 6 (46.15%) Avaya
6 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
6 6 (46.15%) C
6 6 (46.15%) SQL
6 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
6 6 (46.15%) Windows
6 6 (46.15%) WMI

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 8 (61.54%) SharePoint
1 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
1 8 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (61.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) PowerPivot
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (84.62%) MPLS
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
3 8 (61.54%) Wireless
3 8 (61.54%) VLAN
3 8 (61.54%) DHCP
3 8 (61.54%) DNS
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) OSPF
4 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
4 3 (23.08%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Support Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (53.85%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Help Desk Supervisor
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Management Information System
1 6 (46.15%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (46.15%) Validation
1 6 (46.15%) Kalman Filter
2 5 (38.46%) Line Management
2 5 (38.46%) ERP
3 2 (15.38%) Service Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
2 6 (46.15%) C
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) CCNA
1 5 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (23.08%) CCNP
4 2 (15.38%) MCP
4 2 (15.38%) MCSE
4 2 (15.38%) CNA
4 2 (15.38%) Novell Certification
4 2 (15.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (15.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
1 8 (61.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (46.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) WSUS
2 6 (46.15%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Cisco
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) VMware
3 6 (46.15%) WatchGuard
3 6 (46.15%) EMC
3 6 (46.15%) Avaya
3 6 (46.15%) Sophos