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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Manchester / Rochdale
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 15 15
Rank change year-on-year +10 0  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Rochdale 31.11% 2.00% 7.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 40.00% 2.27% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 3
Median salary £45,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £55,400
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 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 35 44 23
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Rochdale 77.78% 88.00% 56.10%
Number of salaries quoted 178 241 79
Median salary £46,000 £35,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.42% -39.65%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £19,000 £26,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £100,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Rochdale

For the 6 months to 28 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 Rochdale region with a requirement for WAN.

1 27 (100.00%) Internet
2 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 16 (59.26%) Firewall
3 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
3 11 (40.74%) Project Management
3 11 (40.74%) Perl
3 11 (40.74%) Python
3 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2
3 11 (40.74%) PMP
3 11 (40.74%) PMI Certification
3 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 11 (40.74%) Driving Licence
4 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
4 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (33.33%) Puppet
4 9 (33.33%) Windows
4 9 (33.33%) Linux
4 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
4 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 7 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (25.93%) TACACS
5 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (25.93%) Nagios
5 7 (25.93%) IPv6
5 7 (25.93%) CCNP
5 7 (25.93%) Broadband
5 7 (25.93%) VoIP
5 7 (25.93%) Ethernet

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 9 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon EC2
2 6 (22.22%) Amazon S3
2 6 (22.22%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) Internet
2 16 (59.26%) Firewall
3 7 (25.93%) Asterisk PBX
3 7 (25.93%) Broadband
3 7 (25.93%) DNS
3 7 (25.93%) Ethernet
3 7 (25.93%) IPv6
3 7 (25.93%) TACACS
3 7 (25.93%) VoIP
3 7 (25.93%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (18.52%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) MySQL
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
General
1 11 (40.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Project Manager
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Cloud Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Designer
3 7 (25.93%) Network Designer
3 7 (25.93%) VMware Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (22.22%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Support
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Linux Support
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Linux
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2
1 11 (40.74%) Project Management
2 9 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 7 (25.93%) Business Transformation
3 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (25.93%) Network Design
3 7 (25.93%) Network Management
3 7 (25.93%) Network Planning
3 7 (25.93%) Performance Management
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (7.41%) Load Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (40.74%) Perl
1 11 (40.74%) Python
2 9 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.41%) PHP
3 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) PMI Certification
1 11 (40.74%) PMP
1 11 (40.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 7 (25.93%) CCNP
2 7 (25.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (59.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 9 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (33.33%) Puppet
2 7 (25.93%) Nagios
2 7 (25.93%) OpenNMS
2 7 (25.93%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (7.41%) RANCID
3 2 (7.41%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (33.33%) VMware
2 7 (25.93%) Veeam
2 7 (25.93%) Zerto
3 2 (7.41%) Brocade
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Ericsson
3 2 (7.41%) Foundry
3 2 (7.41%) Huawei
3 2 (7.41%) Juniper
3 2 (7.41%) ZyXEL
Rochdale, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £46,000 per annum dep on experience + on call allowance + bens
Posted: 27 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 27 days ago