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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 62 39 37
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.33% 1.53% 2.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.89% 7.81% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 7
Average salary £43,500 £35,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+24.28% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,800 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,700 £42,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 64 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 8.90% 19.57% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31 50 45
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,675 £25,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £57,500 £55,000
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 3 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bradford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 23 (95.83%) LAN
2 19 (79.17%) Firewall
3 17 (70.83%) Windows
4 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) VMware
6 9 (37.50%) Cisco
7 8 (33.33%) DHCP
7 8 (33.33%) DNS
7 8 (33.33%) ITIL
7 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 8 (33.33%) SAN
7 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (29.17%) CCNA
8 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (29.17%) Linux
8 7 (29.17%) VoIP
9 6 (25.00%) SNMP
9 6 (25.00%) CCNP
9 6 (25.00%) CCSA
9 6 (25.00%) CCSE
9 6 (25.00%) Network Security
9 6 (25.00%) WAAS
10 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (20.83%) VPN
10 5 (20.83%) HP
10 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Site Server
3 1 (4.17%) CMS
3 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.17%) MS Project
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) LAN
2 19 (79.17%) Firewall
3 8 (33.33%) SAN
3 8 (33.33%) DHCP
3 8 (33.33%) DNS
4 7 (29.17%) VoIP
5 6 (25.00%) SNMP
5 6 (25.00%) Network Security
5 6 (25.00%) WAAS
6 5 (20.83%) VPN
7 4 (16.67%) NAS
7 4 (16.67%) Internet
8 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (8.33%) Wireless
10 1 (4.17%) VLAN
10 1 (4.17%) MPLS
10 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (4.17%) SSL
10 1 (4.17%) FTP
10 1 (4.17%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (16.67%) Legal
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Service Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Customer Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Security Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Network Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Statistics
1 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Windows
2 7 (29.17%) Linux
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (8.33%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) UNIX
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) ITIL
2 5 (20.83%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (12.50%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.33%) Analytics
5 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (4.17%) GAP Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) Migration
6 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (4.17%) Network Load Balancing
6 1 (4.17%) Release Management
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
6 1 (4.17%) SIEM
6 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.67%) SQL
2 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (29.17%) CCNA
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (25.00%) CCSA
3 6 (25.00%) CCSE
3 6 (25.00%) CCNP
4 4 (16.67%) MCTS
4 4 (16.67%) MCITP
4 4 (16.67%) MCSE
4 4 (16.67%) MCSA
5 2 (8.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.67%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (50.00%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco
3 8 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 5 (20.83%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) NetApp
6 3 (12.50%) Avaya
6 3 (12.50%) F5
7 2 (8.33%) Genesys
7 2 (8.33%) Oracle
8 1 (4.17%) Juniper
8 1 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (4.17%) Citrix
8 1 (4.17%) Red Hat
8 1 (4.17%) BT
8 1 (4.17%) Blue Coat
8 1 (4.17%) Sourcefire
8 1 (4.17%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (4.17%) ArcSight