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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 8 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 6.82% 7.69% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 100.00% 50.00% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 0
Average salary £28,750 £27,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
3 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wigan 6.82% 15.38% 6.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 16 2
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -38.88%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Wigan

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Wigan region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Wigan

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wigan

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (40.00%) Android
3 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (40.00%) CCNA
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
3 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Email Filtering
3 2 (40.00%) Web Filtering
4 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (20.00%) F5
4 1 (20.00%) Network Management
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) ITIL
4 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wigan by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) BGP
3 1 (20.00%) BIG-IP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
3 1 (20.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (20.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (20.00%) OSPF
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) VPLS
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Technician
1 2 (40.00%) IT Technician
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (20.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Android
1 2 (40.00%) Apple iOS
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Email Filtering
1 2 (40.00%) Kalman Filter
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (40.00%) Web Filtering
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Logistics
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCNA
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 1 (20.00%) Brocade
3 1 (20.00%) F5
3 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
3 1 (20.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (20.00%) SolarWinds