The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Manchester / Bolton
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 29 28
Rank change year-on-year +5 -1  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bolton 4.55% 0.96% 1.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 5.56% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +9.09%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bolton with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Bolton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 20 18 17
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bolton 18.18% 17.31% 14.17%
Number of salaries quoted 18 17 17
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £18,300 £24,550
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bolton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bolton citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Bolton

WAN
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Salary trend for WAN in Bolton

WAN
Salary Histogram in Bolton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Bolton over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Bolton

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bolton region with a requirement for WAN.

1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) WSUS
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
2 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (60.00%) Legal
2 3 (60.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) ITIL
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) vSphere
2 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (60.00%) Nimble Storage
2 3 (60.00%) Compliance Management
2 3 (60.00%) vCenter Server

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bolton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Firewall
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) MPLS
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 3 (60.00%) DHCP
2 3 (60.00%) DNS
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) BGP
3 2 (40.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
General
1 3 (60.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Lead Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Business Continuity
1 3 (60.00%) Compliance Management
1 3 (60.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (60.00%) Service Delivery Management
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Coaching
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
2 2 (40.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Process Management
2 2 (40.00%) Risk Assessment
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) CCNP
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (40.00%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) VMware ESXi
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (60.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) vCenter Server
1 3 (60.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) NetApp
2 3 (60.00%) Nimble Storage
2 3 (60.00%) VMware