The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Huddersfield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 7.00% 4.04% 5.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.82% 44.44% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Average salary £21,000 £32,500 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.38% +22.64%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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 Huddersfield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Huddersfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
22 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 22.00% 9.09% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 9
Average salary £21,000 £32,500 £25,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.38% +27.45%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £20,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Huddersfield

WAN
Salary Trend in Huddersfield

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

WAN Salary Trend in Huddersfield

WAN
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) VPN
2 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 8
3 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (41.67%) WAAS
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) CCSA
3 5 (41.67%) CCSE
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (41.67%) CCNP
3 5 (41.67%) CCNA
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 5 (41.67%) VoIP
3 5 (41.67%) SNMP
4 4 (33.33%) SLA
4 4 (33.33%) MCP
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (33.33%) iPhone
4 4 (33.33%) iPad
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the Huddersfield 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 7 (58.33%) MS Office
2 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) VPN
3 5 (41.67%) WAAS
3 5 (41.67%) Firewall
3 5 (41.67%) VoIP
3 5 (41.67%) SNMP
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Analyst
1 7 (58.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 7 (58.33%) Support Analyst
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Network Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Help Desk Support
3 4 (33.33%) Technical Support
3 4 (33.33%) Help Desk Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) iPhone
1 4 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows XP
1 7 (58.33%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CCSA
1 5 (41.67%) CCSE
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (41.67%) CCNP
1 5 (41.67%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) MCP
2 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco