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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 37 42 44
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 17 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 3.91% 2.60% 1.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.78% 14.52% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 6
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -31.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £42,250 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
45 62 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 10.34% 17.92% 27.85%
Number of salaries quoted 32 43 82
Average salary £30,000 £26,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.20% -27.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 20 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bradford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bradford

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 19 (95.00%) LAN
2 17 (85.00%) Firewall
3 15 (75.00%) Windows
4 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) VMware
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (40.00%) SAN
6 8 (40.00%) DHCP
6 8 (40.00%) DNS
7 7 (35.00%) Cisco
7 7 (35.00%) Linux
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL
8 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
8 6 (30.00%) Network Security
8 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
9 5 (25.00%) VoIP
9 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
9 5 (25.00%) VPN
9 5 (25.00%) CCNA
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (25.00%) HP
10 4 (20.00%) CCNP
10 4 (20.00%) SNMP
10 4 (20.00%) MCSE
10 4 (20.00%) MCSA
10 4 (20.00%) SQL
10 4 (20.00%) Internet

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (10.00%) Site Server
3 1 (5.00%) CMS
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) LAN
2 17 (85.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) SAN
3 8 (40.00%) DHCP
3 8 (40.00%) DNS
4 6 (30.00%) Network Security
5 5 (25.00%) VoIP
5 5 (25.00%) VPN
6 4 (20.00%) SNMP
6 4 (20.00%) NAS
6 4 (20.00%) WAAS
6 4 (20.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (10.00%) Wireless
9 1 (5.00%) VLAN
9 1 (5.00%) SSL
9 1 (5.00%) FTP
9 1 (5.00%) MPLS
9 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (5.00%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Customer Service Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Customer Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Network Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Network Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Statistics
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 8
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Database Security
5 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
5 1 (5.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (5.00%) Release Management
5 1 (5.00%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (25.00%) CCNA
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (20.00%) MCSE
3 4 (20.00%) MCSA
3 4 (20.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) CCSA
3 4 (20.00%) CCSE
3 4 (20.00%) MCTS
3 4 (20.00%) MCITP
4 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (20.00%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 10 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco
3 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 5 (25.00%) HP
5 4 (20.00%) NetApp
6 3 (15.00%) F5
7 1 (5.00%) ArcSight
7 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
7 1 (5.00%) Sourcefire
7 1 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
7 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (5.00%) BT
7 1 (5.00%) Dell
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) Juniper