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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 47 35 46
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 2.97% 2.67% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.40% 20.41% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 6
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -48.83%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -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
67 49 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 15.33% 13.07% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 79
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £20,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
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 17 September 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 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) VPN
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (35.29%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Citrix
3 6 (35.29%) Firmware
3 6 (35.29%) IPsec
3 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
3 6 (35.29%) Release Management
4 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
4 5 (29.41%) CCNP
4 5 (29.41%) CCNA
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (29.41%) Finance
4 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (29.41%) NetScaler
4 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
5 4 (23.53%) Windows NT
5 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
6 3 (17.65%) ITIL
7 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
7 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
8 1 (5.88%) SQL
8 1 (5.88%) MS Office

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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.

Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (41.18%) VPN
2 7 (41.18%) Firewall
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (35.29%) IPsec
4 5 (29.41%) NetScaler
5 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
6 1 (5.88%) HSRP
6 1 (5.88%) Wireless
6 1 (5.88%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.88%) VLAN
6 1 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (5.88%) IPv4
6 1 (5.88%) MPLS
6 1 (5.88%) OSPF
6 1 (5.88%) BGP
6 1 (5.88%) WLAN
6 1 (5.88%) IMAP4
6 1 (5.88%) POP3
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Network Engineer
1 7 (41.18%) Support Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Network Support Engineer
2 6 (35.29%) Network Support
3 4 (23.53%) Delivery Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Services Delivery Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Service Manager
3 4 (23.53%) Installation Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Administrator
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Firmware
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows XP
2 5 (29.41%) Windows 8
3 4 (23.53%) Windows NT
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Fedora
4 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
1 6 (35.29%) Release Management
2 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) CCNP
1 5 (29.41%) CCNA
1 5 (29.41%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 5 (29.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (11.76%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco
2 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Citrix
2 6 (35.29%) VMware
3 1 (5.88%) Riverbed
3 1 (5.88%) SolarWinds