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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 31 36 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 1.09% 0.87% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 3.85% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
40 52 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 21.74% 22.61% 12.97%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 18
Average salary £45,000 £30,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £32,500 £40,500
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 19 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Cisco
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
1 11 (100.00%) CCNA
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (100.00%) VoIP
2 10 (90.91%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco UCCE
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (72.73%) Business Continuity
3 8 (72.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
4 2 (18.18%) OSPF
4 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 1 (9.09%) Finance
5 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 1 (9.09%) DNS
5 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
5 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) VoIP
2 10 (90.91%) LAN
3 2 (18.18%) OSPF
3 2 (18.18%) BGP
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Telephony Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Disaster Recovery
1 8 (72.73%) Business Continuity
2 1 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) CCNP
1 11 (100.00%) CCNA
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco UCCE
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
3 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds