Period
to 15 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Salford 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 15 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Manchester > Salford
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 17 14
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 +17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 11.11% 6.33% 11.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.71% 21.74% 86.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 13
Salford median annual salary £38,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.92% -7.14% +32.08%
10th Percentile £28,318 £24,775 £21,900
90th Percentile £67,500 £34,625 £37,500
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +14.67% - +13.54%

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 Salford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Salford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 41 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Salford 35.04% 29.11% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 36 20 15
Salford median annual salary £37,750 £32,914 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.69% -5.96% -17.65%
10th Percentile £25,500 £21,900 £24,550
90th Percentile £63,750 £40,000 £40,350
Manchester median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +7.14%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Salford

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Salford

WAN
Salary Trend in Salford

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

Salary trend for WAN in Salford

WAN
Salary Histogram in Salford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Salford over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Salford

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 Salford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 8 (61.54%) Firewall
4 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
5 5 (38.46%) WLAN
5 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
5 5 (38.46%) Office 365
6 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
6 4 (30.77%) IaaS
6 4 (30.77%) Skype
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) VoIP
6 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
7 3 (23.08%) Replication
7 3 (23.08%) VLAN
8 2 (15.38%) Cacti
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (15.38%) Debian
8 2 (15.38%) CentOS
8 2 (15.38%) CCNA
8 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Salford 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 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 4 (30.77%) Skype for Business
3 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
4 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (38.46%) Office 365
2 4 (30.77%) IaaS
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 8 (61.54%) Firewall
3 7 (53.85%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) WLAN
5 4 (30.77%) DNS
5 4 (30.77%) Skype
5 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (30.77%) VoIP
6 3 (23.08%) VLAN
7 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (15.38%) DHCP
7 2 (15.38%) MPLS
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
8 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
8 1 (7.69%) ISDN
8 1 (7.69%) PBX
8 1 (7.69%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
1 2 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Analyst
2 3 (23.08%) Lync Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Voice Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Voice Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Project Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) Windows
2 7 (53.85%) Windows Server
3 2 (15.38%) CentOS
3 2 (15.38%) Debian
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
4 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) Migration
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
4 1 (7.69%) Terminal Services
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Cacti
1 2 (15.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
4 2 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 1 (7.69%) Apple
5 1 (7.69%) Capita
5 1 (7.69%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) CommVault
5 1 (7.69%) Dell
5 1 (7.69%) HP
5 1 (7.69%) NetApp