The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the South Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 76 57 58
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 11 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 0.78% 1.51% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.96% 8.33% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 18
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,300 £18,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,800 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
South Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
141 132 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Yorkshire 15.81% 18.13% 17.38%
Number of salaries quoted 129 114 106
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in South Yorkshire

WAN
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

WAN Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

WAN
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -13 6 £46,250 +23.33% 4
Rotherham +4 1 £27,000 -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 (90.91%) LAN
2 22 (66.67%) Cisco
3 16 (48.48%) Windows
4 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (42.42%) VMware
6 13 (39.39%) Firewall
7 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 12 (36.36%) ITIL
8 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
8 8 (24.24%) DNS
8 8 (24.24%) SAN
9 7 (21.21%) VPN
9 7 (21.21%) HP
9 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
9 7 (21.21%) VMware ESX
9 7 (21.21%) Wireless
9 7 (21.21%) SCCM
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (18.18%) Network Security
10 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.18%) Project Management
10 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 6 (18.18%) IIS
10 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 6 (18.18%) Dell
10 6 (18.18%) CCNA
10 6 (18.18%) CCIE
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 6 (18.18%) BGP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in South Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the South Yorkshire 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 8 (24.24%) MS Exchange
2 6 (18.18%) IIS
3 5 (15.15%) SharePoint
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (15.15%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (9.09%) Apache
5 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
5 1 (3.03%) Quickr
5 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.03%) SaaS
2 1 (3.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (90.91%) LAN
2 13 (39.39%) Firewall
3 8 (24.24%) DNS
3 8 (24.24%) SAN
4 7 (21.21%) VPN
4 7 (21.21%) Wireless
4 7 (21.21%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (18.18%) Network Security
5 6 (18.18%) BGP
6 5 (15.15%) EIGRP
6 5 (15.15%) OSPF
6 5 (15.15%) TCP/IP
6 5 (15.15%) DHCP
6 5 (15.15%) Ethernet
7 4 (12.12%) RIP
7 4 (12.12%) WLAN
7 4 (12.12%) MPLS
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco PIX
7 4 (12.12%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (9.09%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.03%) MySQL
General
1 5 (15.15%) Advertising
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.06%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Architect
2 5 (15.15%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (12.12%) Consultant
3 4 (12.12%) Network Architect
4 3 (9.09%) Network Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Technical Design Authority
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Support
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Senior Technician
5 2 (6.06%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Network Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Network Support
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Blackberry
1 4 (12.12%) IVR
2 3 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (6.06%) Thin Client
3 2 (6.06%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (15.15%) Linux
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) VMS
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
6 1 (3.03%) Debian
6 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) ITIL
2 6 (18.18%) Project Management
3 5 (15.15%) Capacity Planning
4 4 (12.12%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Supplier Management
5 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
5 3 (9.09%) Network Management
5 3 (9.09%) Network Design
6 1 (3.03%) High Availability
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Information Security
6 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Load Balancing
6 1 (3.03%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.03%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) Perl
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) VB
2 1 (3.03%) VBA
2 1 (3.03%) C
2 1 (3.03%) C++
2 1 (3.03%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.18%) CCNA
2 6 (18.18%) CCIE
3 5 (15.15%) CCNP
4 4 (12.12%) MCSE
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) BC Cleared
6 1 (3.03%) CCSA
6 1 (3.03%) CCSE
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIP
6 1 (3.03%) JNCIE
6 1 (3.03%) CCDA
6 1 (3.03%) CCDP
6 1 (3.03%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (21.21%) VMware ESX
2 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (15.15%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.06%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.06%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.03%) Postfix
5 1 (3.03%) Xen
5 1 (3.03%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCCM
2 5 (15.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (6.06%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (6.06%) SCOM
5 1 (3.03%) Cisco IPCC
5 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
5 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Cisco
2 14 (42.42%) VMware
3 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.21%) HP
5 6 (18.18%) Dell
6 5 (15.15%) SolarWinds
7 4 (12.12%) CheckPoint
7 4 (12.12%) NetApp
7 4 (12.12%) Apple
8 3 (9.09%) Citrix
8 3 (9.09%) Oracle
8 3 (9.09%) Juniper
9 2 (6.06%) Avaya
9 2 (6.06%) EMC
9 2 (6.06%) Autodesk
9 2 (6.06%) Mitel
10 1 (3.03%) Sage
10 1 (3.03%) Lotus
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