Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Warrington 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Cheshire > Warrington
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 65 63
Rank change year-on-year +48 -2 +18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 77 14 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 11.88% 2.27% 3.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.11% 16.09% 22.56%
Number of salaries quoted 61 11 33
Warrington median annual salary £40,500 £55,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.36% +37.50% +33.33%
10th Percentile £21,000 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
Cheshire median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -6.98% +7.50% +33.33%

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 Warrington with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Warrington
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 167 87 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Warrington 25.77% 14.10% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 123 68 148
Warrington median annual salary £40,500 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +35.00% -14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £19,800 £22,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £51,250 £55,000 £57,500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +2.56%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Warrington

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Warrington

WAN
Salary Trend in Warrington

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

Salary trend for WAN in Warrington

WAN
Salary Histogram in Warrington

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Warrington over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Warrington

For the 6 months to 20 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 Warrington region with a requirement for WAN.

1 67 (87.01%) LAN
2 51 (66.23%) VPN
3 45 (58.44%) Windows
4 41 (53.25%) Cisco
5 36 (46.75%) Firewall
6 31 (40.26%) MPLS
6 31 (40.26%) DNS
6 31 (40.26%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (38.96%) Active Directory
8 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 26 (33.77%) Wireless
9 26 (33.77%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (33.77%) Data Centre
10 25 (32.47%) Load Balancing
10 25 (32.47%) IPsec
10 25 (32.47%) SSL
10 25 (32.47%) DHCP
11 24 (31.17%) EIGRP
11 24 (31.17%) OSPF
11 24 (31.17%) BGP
12 23 (29.87%) Citrix
12 23 (29.87%) CCNP
13 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
14 21 (27.27%) Wireshark
15 20 (25.97%) Cisco IOS
15 20 (25.97%) NX-OS
16 18 (23.38%) F5
16 18 (23.38%) Cisco PIX
16 18 (23.38%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (23.38%) Riverbed

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warrington 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 7 (9.09%) Skype for Business
2 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (7.79%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.49%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (16.88%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (15.58%) Office 365
2 9 (11.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (87.01%) LAN
2 51 (66.23%) VPN
3 36 (46.75%) Firewall
4 31 (40.26%) DNS
4 31 (40.26%) MPLS
5 26 (33.77%) Wireless
6 25 (32.47%) DHCP
6 25 (32.47%) IPsec
6 25 (32.47%) SSL
7 24 (31.17%) BGP
7 24 (31.17%) EIGRP
7 24 (31.17%) OSPF
8 21 (27.27%) Wireshark
9 20 (25.97%) Cisco IOS
9 20 (25.97%) NX-OS
10 18 (23.38%) Cisco ASA
10 18 (23.38%) Cisco PIX
11 17 (22.08%) TACACS
12 16 (20.78%) TCP/IP
13 15 (19.48%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.60%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) Metasploit
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.60%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (40.26%) Network Engineer
2 24 (31.17%) Analyst
3 13 (16.88%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.99%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (11.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (10.39%) Active Directory Analyst
7 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Service Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) Citrix Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Service Desk Analyst
8 6 (7.79%) Support Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Citrix Support
9 5 (6.49%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Network Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (6.49%) Senior Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 26 (33.77%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (6.49%) Life Science
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.30%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.30%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.30%) Replication
5 1 (1.30%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 45 (58.44%) Windows
2 26 (33.77%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (16.88%) Windows Server
5 12 (15.58%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (12.99%) Windows 10
7 8 (10.39%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.19%) Linux
9 3 (3.90%) Windows 8
10 2 (2.60%) Windows XP
11 1 (1.30%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Load Balancing
2 18 (23.38%) ITIL
3 12 (15.58%) Service Management
4 10 (12.99%) ITIL V3
4 10 (12.99%) ITSM
4 10 (12.99%) Kalman Filter
5 7 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 7 (9.09%) Open Source
5 7 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.49%) Project Management
7 4 (5.19%) Change Management
7 4 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
8 3 (3.90%) Network Management
8 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
9 2 (2.60%) Capacity Management
9 2 (2.60%) Information Security
9 2 (2.60%) IT Strategy
9 2 (2.60%) Storage Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 31 (40.26%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (29.87%) CCNP
3 17 (22.08%) CCNA
4 10 (12.99%) Degree
5 8 (10.39%) SC Cleared
5 8 (10.39%) Security Cleared
6 7 (9.09%) CCIE
6 7 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (5.19%) MCP
7 4 (5.19%) MCSA
8 2 (2.60%) MCSE
9 1 (1.30%) CCA
9 1 (1.30%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (20.78%) PMO
2 7 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (38.96%) Active Directory
2 12 (15.58%) Hyper-V
3 7 (9.09%) XenApp
4 6 (7.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (7.79%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.30%) Terminal Services
5 1 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 41 (53.25%) Cisco
2 28 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 23 (29.87%) Citrix
4 18 (23.38%) F5
4 18 (23.38%) Riverbed
5 12 (15.58%) VMware
6 7 (9.09%) Juniper
6 7 (9.09%) Palo Alto
7 4 (5.19%) Veeam
8 1 (1.30%) Apple