The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Halifax region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 47 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.80% 0.61% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 3.13% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £52,500 £32,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +60.30%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
32 32 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 8.53% 19.51% 8.92%
Number of salaries quoted 19 29 14
Average salary £29,000 £32,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.76% -1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,250 £22,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,050 £47,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
West Yorkshire

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Halifax region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

WAN
Salary Trend in Halifax

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Halifax region.

WAN Salary Trend in Halifax

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) VBScript
2 2 (66.67%) VB
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) CCNA
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) HP
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Terminal Server
2 2 (66.67%) Sophos
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) DFS Replication
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) BT 21CN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) BT
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) OSPF
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) BT 21CN
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Pre Sales Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) VBScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) CCNA
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Terminal Server
1 2 (66.67%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) EMC
1 2 (66.67%) Sophos
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) BT