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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 56 36 37
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 1.38% 2.35% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.92% 15.09% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 7
Average salary £60,000 £35,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+71.42% -39.13%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
37 53 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bradford 7.30% 15.59% 12.91%
Number of salaries quoted 25 39 31
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £28,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 5 August 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%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 12 (57.14%) VMware
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 8 (38.10%) ITIL
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco
6 8 (38.10%) SAN
6 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
6 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (33.33%) Linux
8 6 (28.57%) VoIP
8 6 (28.57%) CCNP
8 6 (28.57%) CCNA
8 6 (28.57%) SNMP
8 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (28.57%) CCSA
8 6 (28.57%) CCSE
8 6 (28.57%) WAAS
9 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (23.81%) HP
9 5 (23.81%) DNS
9 5 (23.81%) DHCP
9 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
10 4 (19.05%) MCSA
10 4 (19.05%) SQL
10 4 (19.05%) VPN
10 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bradford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 3 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Project
2 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 20 (95.24%) LAN
2 16 (76.19%) Firewall
3 8 (38.10%) SAN
4 6 (28.57%) WAAS
4 6 (28.57%) VoIP
4 6 (28.57%) SNMP
5 5 (23.81%) DNS
5 5 (23.81%) DHCP
6 4 (19.05%) VPN
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 4 (19.05%) NAS
7 3 (14.29%) Internet
8 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.76%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 4 (19.05%) Legal
2 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Service Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (9.52%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Network Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Statistics
1 4 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) ITIL
2 5 (23.81%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (19.05%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (9.52%) Analytics
4 2 (9.52%) Service Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 2 (9.52%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.76%) Release Management
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.76%) SIEM
5 1 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Migration
5 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (4.76%) Database Security
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) Project Management
5 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.76%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CCNP
1 6 (28.57%) CCNA
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 6 (28.57%) CCSA
1 6 (28.57%) CCSE
2 4 (19.05%) MCTS
2 4 (19.05%) MCITP
2 4 (19.05%) MCSA
3 2 (9.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (19.05%) Hyper-V
3 4 (19.05%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) VMware
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 8 (38.10%) CheckPoint
4 5 (23.81%) HP
5 4 (19.05%) NetApp
6 2 (9.52%) F5
6 2 (9.52%) Oracle
6 2 (9.52%) Avaya
6 2 (9.52%) Genesys
7 1 (4.76%) Juniper
7 1 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (4.76%) Citrix
7 1 (4.76%) ArcSight
7 1 (4.76%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.76%) Sourcefire
7 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
7 1 (4.76%) BT