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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 24 25 20
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 7.37% 1.23% 2.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 43.75% 33.33% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 Huddersfield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Huddersfield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Huddersfield 16.84% 3.70% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 4
Average salary £30,500 £43,750 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.28% -0.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,550 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £31,850 £44,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Huddersfield

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 9 (75.00%) Cisco
1 9 (75.00%) CCNA
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) VoIP
3 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (58.33%) Windows
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) CCSE
4 5 (41.67%) CCSA
4 5 (41.67%) WAAS
4 5 (41.67%) CCNP
4 5 (41.67%) SNMP
4 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
5 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 4 (33.33%) ITIL
5 4 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 4 (33.33%) CMDB
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
5 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
6 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
6 3 (25.00%) F5
6 3 (25.00%) MS Office

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Huddersfield by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) LAN
2 8 (66.67%) VoIP
3 7 (58.33%) VPN
4 5 (41.67%) WAAS
4 5 (41.67%) SNMP
5 4 (33.33%) Wireless
5 4 (33.33%) IP Telephony
5 4 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (58.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) CMDB
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows XP
2 3 (25.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
1 4 (33.33%) Incident Management
1 4 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
1 4 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) CCNA
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (41.67%) CCSA
2 5 (41.67%) CCSE
2 5 (41.67%) CCNP
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) VMware ESX
2 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) F5