Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Cheshire > Chester
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 45 58
Rank change year-on-year +3 +13 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 3.60% 1.77% 2.08%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.00% 11.36% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 3 9
Chester median annual salary £30,000 £75,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -60.00% +100.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £20,625 £32,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £40,025 £75,000 £58,500
Cheshire median annual salary £40,250 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -0.62% +1.25% +33.33%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Chester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 52 44 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 14.40% 15.55% 11.23%
Number of salaries quoted 42 27 34
Chester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -13.29% +8.13%
10th Percentile £19,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £54,875 £64,500 £67,625
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +2.56%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Chester.

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

WAN
Salary Histogram in Chester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Chester over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Chester

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 13 (100.00%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
5 6 (46.15%) MCSE
5 6 (46.15%) MCSA
5 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (46.15%) SAN
5 6 (46.15%) DHCP
5 6 (46.15%) DNS
5 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
6 5 (38.46%) Patch Management
6 5 (38.46%) Change Management
6 5 (38.46%) ITIL
7 4 (30.77%) WLAN
7 4 (30.77%) Firewall
7 4 (30.77%) Office 365
8 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
8 3 (23.08%) VPN
8 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
8 3 (23.08%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
9 2 (15.38%) VoIP
9 2 (15.38%) Google
9 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
10 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure

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:

Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) LAN
1 13 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (46.15%) DHCP
2 6 (46.15%) DNS
2 6 (46.15%) SAN
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) WLAN
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Analyst
2 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Help Desk Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows 7
2 3 (23.08%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Patch Management
2 1 (7.69%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) MCSA
1 6 (46.15%) MCSE
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 11 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Google
3 1 (7.69%) VMware