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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Manchester / Rochdale
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 12 18
Rank change year-on-year +6 +6  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 33.33% 10.87% 4.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.33% 14.29% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 2
Median salary £46,000 £50,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £44,750
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 Rochdale with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Rochdale
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 39 35 29
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Rochdale 100.00% 76.09% 63.04%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 29
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +21.95%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Rochdale

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Rochdale 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 30 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 Rochdale region with a requirement for WAN.

1 26 (96.30%) Internet
2 23 (85.19%) Firewall
3 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
4 18 (66.67%) Perl
4 18 (66.67%) Python
5 12 (44.44%) Windows
5 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (40.74%) Nagios
6 11 (40.74%) TACACS
6 11 (40.74%) Linux
6 11 (40.74%) Broadband
6 11 (40.74%) IPv6
6 11 (40.74%) CCNP
6 11 (40.74%) VoIP
6 11 (40.74%) Ethernet
6 11 (40.74%) DNS
6 11 (40.74%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (40.74%) VMware
6 11 (40.74%) Network Design
6 11 (40.74%) Network Planning
6 11 (40.74%) PCI DSS
6 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
6 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
6 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
6 11 (40.74%) Amazon EC2
6 11 (40.74%) Amazon S3
6 11 (40.74%) OpenNMS
6 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
6 11 (40.74%) Asterisk PBX
6 11 (40.74%) Network Management

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:

Cloud Services
1 11 (40.74%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (40.74%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (40.74%) Amazon S3
1 11 (40.74%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) Internet
2 23 (85.19%) Firewall
3 11 (40.74%) Asterisk PBX
3 11 (40.74%) Broadband
3 11 (40.74%) DNS
3 11 (40.74%) Ethernet
3 11 (40.74%) IPv6
3 11 (40.74%) TACACS
3 11 (40.74%) VoIP
3 11 (40.74%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (14.81%) MPLS
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
1 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (25.93%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (14.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Designer
1 11 (40.74%) Network Designer
1 11 (40.74%) Windows Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Linux Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Linux Support
2 10 (37.04%) Linux Support Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Senior Linux Support
2 10 (37.04%) Senior Support Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Senior Windows Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Support Engineer
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (37.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (44.44%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) Network Design
1 11 (40.74%) Network Management
1 11 (40.74%) Network Planning
2 10 (37.04%) Capacity Management
2 10 (37.04%) Customer Requirements
2 10 (37.04%) Load Testing
2 10 (37.04%) Mentoring
2 10 (37.04%) Performance Analysis
3 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (66.67%) Perl
1 18 (66.67%) Python
2 11 (40.74%) PowerShell
3 7 (25.93%) PHP
3 7 (25.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (40.74%) CCNP
3 4 (14.81%) PMI Certification
3 4 (14.81%) PMP
3 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.70%) CCA
4 1 (3.70%) CCNA
4 1 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (3.70%) MCSE
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (40.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (81.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
2 11 (40.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (40.74%) Nagios
1 11 (40.74%) OpenNMS
2 9 (33.33%) Puppet
3 7 (25.93%) RANCID
3 7 (25.93%) SCCM
4 2 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) Brocade
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco
2 7 (25.93%) Ericsson
2 7 (25.93%) Foundry
2 7 (25.93%) Huawei
2 7 (25.93%) Juniper
2 7 (25.93%) ZyXEL
3 2 (7.41%) Zerto
4 1 (3.70%) Apple
4 1 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.70%) Veeam
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum dep on experience + on call allowance + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago