Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Rochdale 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 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Manchester > Rochdale
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 20 29
Rank change year-on-year +15 +9 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 23 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 20.22% 14.84% 4.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.62% 17.16% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 5
Rochdale median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -6.25%
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +14.67% -3.23% +15.67%

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 Rochdale with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Rochdale
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 52 134 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 58.43% 86.45% 76.03%
Number of salaries quoted 50 131 80
Rochdale median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% -
10th Percentile £22,000 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,000 £60,000 £67,000
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +4.17%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Rochdale

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Rochdale

WAN
Salary Trend in Rochdale

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

Salary trend for WAN in Rochdale

WAN
Salary Histogram in Rochdale

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Rochdale over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 17 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 Rochdale region with a requirement for WAN.

1 18 (100.00%) Internet
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 8 (44.44%) Driving Licence
4 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
4 6 (33.33%) Linux
4 6 (33.33%) MySQL
4 6 (33.33%) PMP
4 6 (33.33%) PMI Certification
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 6 (33.33%) Project Management
4 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 6 (33.33%) Veeam
4 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 4 (22.22%) Network Security
5 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
5 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 4 (22.22%) Perl
5 4 (22.22%) Python
5 4 (22.22%) VPN
5 4 (22.22%) LAN

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Rochdale 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 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
1 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 2 (11.11%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) Internet
2 10 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (22.22%) LAN
3 4 (22.22%) Network Security
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 4 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.11%) BGP
4 2 (11.11%) Ethernet
4 2 (11.11%) ICMP
4 2 (11.11%) IPsec
4 2 (11.11%) IPv6
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
4 2 (11.11%) NAS
4 2 (11.11%) OSPF
4 2 (11.11%) PBX
4 2 (11.11%) SAN
4 2 (11.11%) SSL
4 2 (11.11%) VLAN
4 2 (11.11%) VoIP
4 2 (11.11%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 6 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
General
1 6 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (33.33%) Cloud Engineer
1 6 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Database Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) DBA
3 2 (11.11%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 2 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.11%) Blackberry
2 2 (11.11%) BYOD
2 2 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 2 (11.11%) Replication
2 2 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) Configuration Management
1 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2
1 6 (33.33%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Business Transformation
2 4 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 4 (22.22%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Management
2 4 (22.22%) Proactive Management
2 4 (22.22%) Web Filtering
3 2 (11.11%) Email Filtering
3 2 (11.11%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 2 (11.11%) Network Design
3 2 (11.11%) Service Management
3 2 (11.11%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 6 (33.33%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) Perl
2 4 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) PMI Certification
1 6 (33.33%) PMP
1 6 (33.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (11.11%) CCNA
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.11%) MCITP
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (22.22%) Hyper-V
4 2 (11.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
2 2 (11.11%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (33.33%) Veeam
1 6 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (22.22%) Cisco
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (22.22%) Zerto
3 2 (11.11%) BT
3 2 (11.11%) Citrix
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle