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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 55 23
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -32
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 3.65% 1.25% 6.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.42% 7.04% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 11
Average salary £50,000 £47,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% +56.66%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
53 71 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Harrogate 13.80% 17.71% 32.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32 61 67
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,000 £67,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Harrogate

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Harrogate

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (73.91%) TCP/IP
2 17 (73.91%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (39.13%) IPv4
4 9 (39.13%) IPv6
5 8 (34.78%) MPLS
5 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
5 8 (34.78%) Firewall
6 7 (30.43%) FortiGate
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (26.09%) VPN
7 6 (26.09%) OSPF
7 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
7 6 (26.09%) BGP
7 6 (26.09%) CCIE
7 6 (26.09%) CCNP
7 6 (26.09%) Juniper
8 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
8 5 (21.74%) VoIP
8 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
8 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
8 5 (21.74%) Brocade
8 5 (21.74%) vSphere
9 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (17.39%) VMware
9 4 (17.39%) Windows
9 4 (17.39%) Linux
9 4 (17.39%) SQL Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Harrogate by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 (13.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (21.74%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.70%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (73.91%) TCP/IP
3 9 (39.13%) IPv4
3 9 (39.13%) IPv6
4 8 (34.78%) MPLS
4 8 (34.78%) Firewall
5 6 (26.09%) OSPF
5 6 (26.09%) BGP
5 6 (26.09%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (26.09%) VPN
6 5 (21.74%) VoIP
7 3 (13.04%) SAN
7 3 (13.04%) Fibre Channel
7 3 (13.04%) iSCSI
8 2 (8.70%) Wireless
8 2 (8.70%) Network Security
8 2 (8.70%) DNS
9 1 (4.35%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 7 (30.43%) Network Consultant
2 7 (30.43%) Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Implementation Consultant
3 4 (17.39%) Network Implementation Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Technical Support
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Support
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
1 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
1 4 (17.39%) Linux
1 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows 7
2 2 (8.70%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) Project Management
1 3 (13.04%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
2 2 (8.70%) Time Management
2 2 (8.70%) BCP
2 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
3 1 (4.35%) ERP
3 1 (4.35%) Validation
3 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (26.09%) CCIE
2 6 (26.09%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) CCIP
3 3 (13.04%) HNC
3 3 (13.04%) HND
4 1 (4.35%) MCSE
4 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (21.74%) Active Directory
1 5 (21.74%) vSphere
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (30.43%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (73.91%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
3 6 (26.09%) Juniper
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
4 5 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 5 (21.74%) Brocade
5 4 (17.39%) VMware
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