The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Cheshire / Chester
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 32 32
Rank change year-on-year +4 0  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 2.61% 1.69% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.67% 11.54% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Median salary £31,500 £27,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.54% -41.48%  
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 Chester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 15 26 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 9.80% 14.61% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14 23 20
Median salary £31,500 £32,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.56% -14.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,700 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

WAN
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for WAN in Chester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Chester region with a requirement for WAN.

1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 3 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 3 (33.33%) VoIP
5 3 (33.33%) WLAN
5 3 (33.33%) Firewall
5 3 (33.33%) Wireless
5 3 (33.33%) Migration
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (33.33%) Aruba
5 3 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (33.33%) Line Management
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Google
6 2 (22.22%) High Availability
6 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (22.22%) Games

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Chester 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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) nginx
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) TCP/IP
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) VoIP
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Wireless
3 3 (33.33%) WLAN
4 1 (11.11%) BGP
4 1 (11.11%) NetScaler
4 1 (11.11%) OSPF
General
1 2 (22.22%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Line Management
1 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) High Availability
3 1 (11.11%) Service Management
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 3 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Aruba
1 3 (33.33%) Cisco
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 3 (33.33%) VMware
2 2 (22.22%) Google
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper