The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bradford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 38 32 44
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.96% 5.17% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.04% 32.69% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 6
Average salary £31,250 £26,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.92% -5.35%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WAN
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bradford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bradford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
47 52 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 11.63% 15.81% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33 36 82
Average salary £32,500 £26,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.64% -27.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £32,800
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Bradford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bradford

WAN
Salary Trend in Bradford

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

WAN Salary Trend in Bradford

WAN
Salary Histogram in Bradford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Bradford region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bradford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 24 (92.31%) LAN
1 24 (92.31%) Firewall
2 17 (65.38%) VMware
3 15 (57.69%) Cisco
4 14 (53.85%) Windows
5 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (38.46%) VPN
8 9 (34.62%) DNS
8 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
8 9 (34.62%) DHCP
9 8 (30.77%) Citrix
9 8 (30.77%) Release Management
10 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (26.92%) CCNA
10 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
10 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (26.92%) SAN
10 7 (26.92%) Linux
10 7 (26.92%) Firmware
10 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
11 6 (23.08%) IPsec
11 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (23.08%) CCNP
11 6 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
11 6 (23.08%) VLAN
12 5 (19.23%) Network Security
12 5 (19.23%) HSRP
12 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, IT jobs across the Bradford region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (15.38%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) Site Server
2 2 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (3.85%) Apache
3 1 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) LAN
1 24 (92.31%) Firewall
2 10 (38.46%) VPN
3 9 (34.62%) DNS
3 9 (34.62%) DHCP
4 7 (26.92%) SAN
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (23.08%) Spanning Tree
5 6 (23.08%) IPsec
5 6 (23.08%) VLAN
6 5 (19.23%) Network Security
6 5 (19.23%) IPv4
6 5 (19.23%) EIGRP
6 5 (19.23%) VoIP
6 5 (19.23%) HSRP
7 4 (15.38%) NAS
7 4 (15.38%) WAAS
7 4 (15.38%) NetScaler
7 4 (15.38%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Network Support Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Network Support
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (11.54%) Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Customer Service Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Customer Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Field Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Security Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Statistics
1 3 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) Windows
2 7 (26.92%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Android
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Release Management
2 7 (26.92%) Problem Management
3 5 (19.23%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
4 3 (11.54%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (11.54%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (7.69%) Database Security
5 2 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) SEO
6 1 (3.85%) Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (3.85%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (3.85%) SIEM
6 1 (3.85%) DevOps
6 1 (3.85%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.54%) SQL
2 2 (7.69%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) CCNA
1 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (23.08%) CCNP
3 4 (15.38%) CCSA
3 4 (15.38%) CCSE
4 3 (11.54%) MCTS
4 3 (11.54%) MCITP
4 3 (11.54%) MCSE
4 3 (11.54%) MCSA
5 2 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (42.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (26.92%) Firmware
4 3 (11.54%) VMware ESX
4 3 (11.54%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 15 (57.69%) Cisco
3 9 (34.62%) Microsoft
4 8 (30.77%) Citrix
5 7 (26.92%) CheckPoint
6 5 (19.23%) HP
7 4 (15.38%) Riverbed
7 4 (15.38%) F5
8 3 (11.54%) NetApp
9 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 2 (7.69%) Dell
9 2 (7.69%) BT
10 1 (3.85%) ArcSight
10 1 (3.85%) Blue Coat
10 1 (3.85%) Sourcefire
10 1 (3.85%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (3.85%) Avaya
10 1 (3.85%) Juniper
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