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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 17 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.10% 5.00% 4.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.09% 26.15% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 15
Average salary £26,500 £26,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.35%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
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
44 65 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 12.15% 19.12% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 28 45 84
Average salary £37,500 £26,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.50% -22.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £36,000
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 29 January 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 20 (95.24%) LAN
2 16 (76.19%) Firewall
3 14 (66.67%) Cisco
4 11 (52.38%) VMware
5 10 (47.62%) Firmware
5 10 (47.62%) VPN
5 10 (47.62%) Citrix
5 10 (47.62%) Problem Management
5 10 (47.62%) Release Management
5 10 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 9 (42.86%) IPsec
7 8 (38.10%) Windows
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (33.33%) VLAN
9 6 (28.57%) HSRP
9 6 (28.57%) NetScaler
9 6 (28.57%) IPv4
9 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (28.57%) CCNA
9 6 (28.57%) Finance
9 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
10 5 (23.81%) CCNP
10 5 (23.81%) Riverbed
11 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
11 4 (19.05%) DNS
11 4 (19.05%) DHCP
11 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
11 4 (19.05%) Windows NT

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
1 2 (9.52%) Site Server
2 1 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (4.76%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) LAN
2 16 (76.19%) Firewall
3 10 (47.62%) VPN
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco ASA
3 10 (47.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (42.86%) IPsec
5 7 (33.33%) VLAN
6 6 (28.57%) HSRP
6 6 (28.57%) NetScaler
6 6 (28.57%) IPv4
6 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
7 4 (19.05%) DNS
7 4 (19.05%) DHCP
8 3 (14.29%) VoIP
9 2 (9.52%) SSL
9 2 (9.52%) SNMP
9 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
9 2 (9.52%) Internet
9 2 (9.52%) Wireless
9 2 (9.52%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Network Support Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Support Engineer
2 10 (47.62%) Network Support
3 4 (19.05%) Installation Technician
3 4 (19.05%) Administrator
3 4 (19.05%) Network Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) Analyst
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Service Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Service Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Network Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Services Delivery Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows 8
2 4 (19.05%) Windows NT
2 4 (19.05%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.52%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Linux
4 1 (4.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Problem Management
1 10 (47.62%) Release Management
2 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (4.76%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 1 (4.76%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.76%) Database Security
3 1 (4.76%) DevOps
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Business Continuity
3 1 (4.76%) SEO
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (28.57%) CCNA
2 5 (23.81%) CCNP
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
3 2 (9.52%) CCSA
3 2 (9.52%) CCSE
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
System Software
1 10 (47.62%) Firmware
2 7 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 10 (47.62%) Citrix
4 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 5 (23.81%) Riverbed
6 3 (14.29%) CheckPoint
7 2 (9.52%) F5
8 1 (4.76%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (4.76%) BT
8 1 (4.76%) Avaya
8 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.76%) HP
8 1 (4.76%) Dell