The table below looks at the statistics 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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 36 25 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 0.57% 0.81% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.76% 6.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £49,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 Halifax region.

Communications & Networking Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
21 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 12.00% 12.10% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21 13 10
Average salary £24,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,650 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,750 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) ADSL
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) DFS Replication
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) ADSL
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DMZ
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Manager
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) VBScript
1 1 (50.00%) VB
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CISSP
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Server
1 1 (50.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Sophos