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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Lancashire / Preston
Rank - - 15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Preston - - 5.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 66.67%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Median salary - - £27,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 Preston with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Preston
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 5 4 6
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Preston 4.24% 6.90% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 6
Median salary £37,500 £34,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.29% +6.25%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Preston

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Preston 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 Preston

WAN
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Salary trend for WAN in Preston

WAN
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Preston

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

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Retail
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) AIX
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) MCSE
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) VMware