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 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 56 45 37
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 2.45% 2.27% 4.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.31% 15.25% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 11
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -1.78%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +1.31%
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
71 59 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 13.37% 14.90% 27.27%
Number of salaries quoted 47 48 77
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -5.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £19,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 (96.00%) LAN
2 16 (64.00%) Cisco
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 15 (60.00%) VMware
4 14 (56.00%) Citrix
4 14 (56.00%) Firmware
4 14 (56.00%) Problem Management
4 14 (56.00%) Release Management
4 14 (56.00%) Cisco ASA
4 14 (56.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 13 (52.00%) IPsec
5 13 (52.00%) VPN
6 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (40.00%) Finance
7 10 (40.00%) NetScaler
8 8 (32.00%) CCNP
8 8 (32.00%) CCNA
8 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
9 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
9 6 (24.00%) IPv4
9 6 (24.00%) Windows
9 6 (24.00%) VLAN
9 6 (24.00%) HSRP
10 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
10 5 (20.00%) Riverbed
10 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
11 4 (16.00%) Windows NT
11 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, 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 1 (4.00%) IIS
1 1 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) LAN
2 16 (64.00%) Firewall
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco ASA
3 14 (56.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 13 (52.00%) IPsec
4 13 (52.00%) VPN
5 10 (40.00%) NetScaler
6 6 (24.00%) EIGRP
6 6 (24.00%) HSRP
6 6 (24.00%) VLAN
6 6 (24.00%) IPv4
7 2 (8.00%) DHCP
8 1 (4.00%) FTP
8 1 (4.00%) SNMP
8 1 (4.00%) VoIP
8 1 (4.00%) Internet
8 1 (4.00%) DNS
8 1 (4.00%) SSL
8 1 (4.00%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (56.00%) Support Engineer
2 14 (56.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 14 (56.00%) Network Support
3 4 (16.00%) Network Administrator
3 4 (16.00%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Installation Technician
3 4 (16.00%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Service Manager
3 4 (16.00%) Administrator
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.00%) Analyst
4 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (4.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 1 (4.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (24.00%) Windows
2 5 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (16.00%) Windows NT
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Problem Management
1 14 (56.00%) Release Management
2 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (12.00%) ITIL
4 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (4.00%) SEO
4 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.00%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (4.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Database Security
4 1 (4.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (32.00%) CCNP
1 8 (32.00%) CCNA
1 8 (32.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.00%) CCSA
2 1 (4.00%) CCSE
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Firmware
2 11 (44.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (64.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) VMware
3 14 (56.00%) Citrix
4 6 (24.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.00%) Riverbed
6 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.00%) BT
7 1 (4.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.00%) HP
7 1 (4.00%) Dell
7 1 (4.00%) F5