The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 52 66
Rank change year-on-year +2 +14  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 1.38% 2.22% 1.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 17.86% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 7
Median salary £37,750 £26,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.19% -46.39%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £19,900 £20,700
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £58,750 £57,500
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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 42 56 92
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 9.63% 12.42% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 35 43 89
Median salary £42,500 £27,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +54.54% -17.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

WAN
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for WAN in Lancashire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Lancashire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Lancashire

WAN
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nelson - 4 £58,750 -
Accrington 0 2 £18,000 -52.00%
WAN
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
2 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (53.33%) VPN
5 7 (46.67%) Unix
5 7 (46.67%) LAN
6 6 (40.00%) Solaris
6 6 (40.00%) SQL
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle
6 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
7 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (26.67%) Juniper
8 4 (26.67%) Lotus
8 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
8 4 (26.67%) IBM Notes
8 4 (26.67%) SMTP
8 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
8 4 (26.67%) FTP
8 4 (26.67%) HTTP
8 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
8 4 (26.67%) Sendmail
8 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
8 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (26.67%) IBM Notes
1 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) VPN
3 7 (46.67%) LAN
4 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
5 4 (26.67%) BGP
5 4 (26.67%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (26.67%) Ethernet
5 4 (26.67%) FTP
5 4 (26.67%) HTTP
5 4 (26.67%) MPLS
5 4 (26.67%) SMTP
6 2 (13.33%) Broadband
6 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
6 2 (13.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (13.33%) IPsec
6 2 (13.33%) L2TP
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) OSPF
6 2 (13.33%) PPP
6 2 (13.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (40.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) IT Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) IT Support
1 6 (40.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 6 (40.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) PC Support
4 2 (13.33%) PC Support Technician
4 2 (13.33%) PC Technician
4 2 (13.33%) Support Technician
5 1 (6.67%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Support
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (13.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (46.67%) Unix
2 6 (40.00%) Solaris
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (26.67%) Load Balancing
2 4 (26.67%) Test Automation
2 4 (26.67%) Validation
3 3 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (13.33%) Threat Analysis
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) Perl
2 1 (6.67%) Python
2 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) CCNP
1 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) CCIE
3 1 (6.67%) CCSP
3 1 (6.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (26.67%) Sendmail
3 4 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 10 (66.67%) Cisco
1 10 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 10 (66.67%) VMware
2 6 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 4 (26.67%) F5
3 4 (26.67%) Juniper
3 4 (26.67%) Lotus
4 2 (13.33%) Trend Micro
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Omni RMS
Posted: Yesterday
Burnley
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago