The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 120 76 96
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 87 163 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.03% 3.42% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.32% 20.87% 16.22%
Number of salaries quoted 82 140 112
Average salary £41,000 £48,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.46% +21.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,350 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
WAN
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 West Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
653 781 857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.25% 16.41% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 535 616 665
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

WAN
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

WAN Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

WAN
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. 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
Leeds -49 58 £42,500 -15.00% 8
Wakefield +2 14 £42,000 +40.00% 1
Bradford -1 12 £26,000 -13.33% 2
Batley - 2 £20,500 -
Castleford -1 1 £22,500 -18.18%
Elland - 1 £20,000 -
Halifax - 1 £22,500 - 1
Pudsey - 1 £57,500 -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West 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.

1 154 (90.59%) LAN
2 96 (56.47%) Cisco
3 92 (54.12%) Firewall
4 65 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
5 58 (34.12%) VPN
6 56 (32.94%) CCNA
6 56 (32.94%) Windows
7 47 (27.65%) CCNP
8 46 (27.06%) Active Directory
8 46 (27.06%) VMware
9 43 (25.29%) ITIL
10 41 (24.12%) Microsoft
11 40 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
12 39 (22.94%) Wireless
13 38 (22.35%) Windows Server
14 37 (21.76%) Network Security
15 36 (21.18%) CheckPoint
16 28 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
17 26 (15.29%) Incident Management
18 25 (14.71%) Citrix
18 25 (14.71%) TCP/IP
18 25 (14.71%) Linux
19 24 (14.12%) Finance
19 24 (14.12%) SQL Server
19 24 (14.12%) BGP
20 23 (13.53%) MPLS
21 21 (12.35%) PRINCE2
21 21 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
22 19 (11.18%) High Availability
22 19 (11.18%) Root Cause Analysis

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the West 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 19 (11.18%) MS Exchange
2 6 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.35%) IIS
4 3 (1.76%) Apache
5 2 (1.18%) CloudStack
5 2 (1.18%) JBoss
5 2 (1.18%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.18%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
5 2 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.59%) Confluence
6 1 (0.59%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.59%) PrestaShop
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (8.24%) MS Office
2 11 (6.47%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Line 500
1 1 (0.59%) Magento
1 1 (0.59%) Sage 1000
1 1 (0.59%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.35%) Office 365
3 1 (0.59%) IaaS
3 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (90.59%) LAN
2 92 (54.12%) Firewall
3 58 (34.12%) VPN
4 40 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
5 39 (22.94%) Wireless
6 37 (21.76%) Network Security
7 25 (14.71%) TCP/IP
8 24 (14.12%) BGP
9 23 (13.53%) MPLS
10 17 (10.00%) DNS
11 14 (8.24%) IP Telephony
12 13 (7.65%) SSL
13 12 (7.06%) Cisco PIX
13 12 (7.06%) IPsec
13 12 (7.06%) SAN
14 11 (6.47%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (6.47%) EIGRP
14 11 (6.47%) HSRP
14 11 (6.47%) Spanning Tree
14 11 (6.47%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.12%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.35%) MySQL
2 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.76%) Big Data
4 2 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (2.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 24 (14.12%) Finance
2 11 (6.47%) Legal
3 10 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 5 (2.94%) Marketing
5 4 (2.35%) Games
5 4 (2.35%) Law
6 3 (1.76%) Back Office
7 1 (0.59%) Automotive
7 1 (0.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 67 (39.41%) Network Engineer
2 40 (23.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 34 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 26 (15.29%) Analyst
4 26 (15.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 25 (14.71%) Security Engineer
6 24 (14.12%) Network Security Engineer
7 20 (11.76%) IT Engineer
8 19 (11.18%) Senior Network Engineer
9 15 (8.82%) Cisco Analyst
9 15 (8.82%) Infrastructure Manager
10 14 (8.24%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 14 (8.24%) Cisco Security Analyst
10 14 (8.24%) IT Manager
10 14 (8.24%) Network Analyst
10 14 (8.24%) Network Security Analyst
10 14 (8.24%) Security Analyst
11 13 (7.65%) Infrastructure Services Manager
11 13 (7.65%) Service Manager
12 12 (7.06%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.47%) .NET
2 1 (0.59%) CSS
2 1 (0.59%) HTML
2 1 (0.59%) LAMP
2 1 (0.59%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.24%) Management Information System
2 12 (7.06%) NHS
3 7 (4.12%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.53%) Data Centre
5 5 (2.94%) iPad
6 4 (2.35%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (1.18%) CCTV
7 2 (1.18%) iPhone
8 1 (0.59%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.59%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.59%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.59%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.59%) Statistics
8 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 56 (32.94%) Windows
2 38 (22.35%) Windows Server
3 25 (14.71%) Linux
4 21 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (7.65%) Windows 7
6 12 (7.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (4.71%) Unix
7 8 (4.71%) Windows XP
8 7 (4.12%) Windows 8
8 7 (4.12%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (2.35%) Windows 10
10 3 (1.76%) Debian
10 3 (1.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.76%) Solaris
10 3 (1.76%) Ubuntu
11 2 (1.18%) AIX
11 2 (1.18%) CentOS
11 2 (1.18%) HPUX
11 2 (1.18%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (25.29%) ITIL
2 26 (15.29%) Incident Management
3 21 (12.35%) PRINCE2
4 19 (11.18%) High Availability
4 19 (11.18%) Root Cause Analysis
5 18 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
5 18 (10.59%) Project Management
6 14 (8.24%) Change Management
6 14 (8.24%) E-Commerce
6 14 (8.24%) Problem Management
6 14 (8.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 13 (7.65%) Capacity Planning
7 13 (7.65%) ITIL V3
7 13 (7.65%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (7.06%) Business Continuity
8 12 (7.06%) Time Management
8 12 (7.06%) Trend Analysis
9 11 (6.47%) Configuration Management
9 11 (6.47%) Data Management
9 11 (6.47%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.71%) SQL
2 4 (2.35%) Bash Shell
2 4 (2.35%) PowerShell
2 4 (2.35%) Python
3 3 (1.76%) Ruby
3 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.18%) Perl
5 1 (0.59%) ABAP
5 1 (0.59%) C++
5 1 (0.59%) PHP
5 1 (0.59%) VB
5 1 (0.59%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (32.94%) CCNA
3 47 (27.65%) CCNP
4 16 (9.41%) CCIE
4 16 (9.41%) CCSP
5 13 (7.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (7.06%) CCSA
7 11 (6.47%) CCSE
8 10 (5.88%) CCDA
9 7 (4.12%) MCSE
10 6 (3.53%) MCSA
11 5 (2.94%) CISSP
11 5 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.18%) CCDP
12 2 (1.18%) Check Point Certification
12 2 (1.18%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (1.18%) JNCIA
13 1 (0.59%) CCIP
13 1 (0.59%) MCP
13 1 (0.59%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.82%) SLA
2 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (27.06%) Active Directory
2 28 (16.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (4.71%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.71%) vSphere
4 6 (3.53%) vCloud
5 5 (2.94%) XenDesktop
6 4 (2.35%) KVM
6 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (2.35%) Terminal Services
6 4 (2.35%) VMware Server
6 4 (2.35%) XenServer
7 3 (1.76%) Xen
8 2 (1.18%) XenApp
9 1 (0.59%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.59%) Postfix
9 1 (0.59%) Samba
9 1 (0.59%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.59%) Squid
9 1 (0.59%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (4.12%) Backup Exec
2 5 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
3 4 (2.35%) XenMobile
4 3 (1.76%) Cobbler
4 3 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.76%) Puppet
4 3 (1.76%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.18%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 96 (56.47%) Cisco
2 46 (27.06%) VMware
3 41 (24.12%) Microsoft
4 36 (21.18%) CheckPoint
5 25 (14.71%) Citrix
6 11 (6.47%) Juniper
7 9 (5.29%) Palo Alto
8 8 (4.71%) SolarWinds
9 7 (4.12%) Oracle
10 5 (2.94%) Aruba
10 5 (2.94%) Mitel
10 5 (2.94%) Sage
10 5 (2.94%) Symantec
11 4 (2.35%) Avaya
11 4 (2.35%) NetApp
12 3 (1.76%) Apple
12 3 (1.76%) F5
12 3 (1.76%) HP
12 3 (1.76%) Red Hat
13 2 (1.18%) Veeam
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Capita plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: £20,250 per annum (will increase by 10% once certain targets are met)
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Bradford
Anchor
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
Bradford
Anchor
Salary: Negotiable DOE
Posted: 9 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
London, Kent, West Yorkshire
Bankside Recruitment
Salary: £50,000 - £65,000 per year plus discretionary bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 days ago