The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Harrogate region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 20 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 5.90% 1.20% 3.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 46.51% 8.00% 13.33%
Number of salaries quoted 20 2 8
Average salary £45,000 £26,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+69.81% -37.64%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WAN
North 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 Harrogate region.

Communications & Networking Category
Harrogate
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 25 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 12.68% 15.06% 27.65%
Number of salaries quoted 42 20 51
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +13.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £28,500 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Harrogate

WAN
Salary Trend in Harrogate

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

WAN Salary Trend in Harrogate

WAN
Salary Histogram in Harrogate

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Harrogate region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Harrogate

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 30 (100.00%) LAN
2 23 (76.67%) Cisco
3 21 (70.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (23.33%) Windows
4 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (20.00%) CCNP
5 6 (20.00%) Firewall
5 6 (20.00%) Network Security
6 5 (16.67%) ITIL
7 4 (13.33%) DNS
7 4 (13.33%) vSphere
7 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (10.00%) Multicast
8 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (10.00%) Network Management
8 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (10.00%) Veeam
8 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
8 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (10.00%) Statistics
8 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
8 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
8 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (10.00%) Wireless
8 3 (10.00%) Replication
8 3 (10.00%) VMware

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Harrogate 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 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) LAN
2 21 (70.00%) TCP/IP
3 6 (20.00%) Firewall
3 6 (20.00%) Network Security
4 4 (13.33%) DNS
5 3 (10.00%) VoIP
5 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (10.00%) Wireless
5 3 (10.00%) Multicast
6 1 (3.33%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 20 (66.67%) Analyst
2 17 (56.67%) Network Analyst
3 6 (20.00%) Network Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (10.00%) Replication
1 3 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 4 (13.33%) Problem Management
3 3 (10.00%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (10.00%) Network Management
3 3 (10.00%) Incident Management
3 3 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.33%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (20.00%) CCNP
3 3 (10.00%) CCNA
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) vSphere
2 3 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Cisco
2 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (10.00%) Symantec
2 3 (10.00%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) Veeam
3 1 (3.33%) F5