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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 80 122 98
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -24
Permanent jobs citing WAN 105 86 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.01% 2.04% 2.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.60% 14.53% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 87 78 113
Median salary £37,500 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £32,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
486 592 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.92% 14.07% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 411 495 641
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +18 65 £32,500 -24.41% 5
Bradford +28 27 £42,500 +46.55% 1
Wakefield +7 7 £42,250 +12.66% 1
Halifax +6 2 £28,750 +64.28% 2
Huddersfield +3 2 £37,500 +36.36%
Elland - 1 £37,500 -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 224 (94.92%) LAN
2 144 (61.02%) Windows
3 131 (55.51%) Windows Server
4 126 (53.39%) Microsoft
5 110 (46.61%) Active Directory
6 106 (44.92%) VMware
7 94 (39.83%) Cisco
8 91 (38.56%) Data Centre
9 86 (36.44%) Firewall
10 78 (33.05%) SAN
11 77 (32.63%) Windows Server 2008
12 72 (30.51%) MS Exchange
12 72 (30.51%) Windows Server 2012
13 68 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
14 58 (24.58%) SQL Server
15 55 (23.31%) Citrix
16 50 (21.19%) ITIL
17 47 (19.92%) Cisco Certification
18 46 (19.49%) Microsoft Certification
18 46 (19.49%) DHCP
19 45 (19.07%) DNS
20 43 (18.22%) Unified Communications
21 41 (17.37%) Disaster Recovery
22 39 (16.53%) Telecoms
23 37 (15.68%) Project Management
24 36 (15.25%) HP
25 34 (14.41%) PRINCE2
26 33 (13.98%) Windows 7
27 32 (13.56%) Linux
27 32 (13.56%) CCNP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 72 (30.51%) MS Exchange
2 30 (12.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (5.08%) IIS
4 10 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (4.24%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.69%) CloudStack
5 4 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.69%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.85%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.42%) Confluence
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 30 (12.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.81%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.97%) Office 365
2 6 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 224 (94.92%) LAN
2 86 (36.44%) Firewall
3 78 (33.05%) SAN
4 46 (19.49%) DHCP
5 45 (19.07%) DNS
6 43 (18.22%) Unified Communications
7 31 (13.14%) VPN
8 28 (11.86%) MPLS
9 18 (7.63%) TCP/IP
10 17 (7.20%) Wireless
11 15 (6.36%) NAS
11 15 (6.36%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (5.93%) Asterisk PBX
13 12 (5.08%) Software-Defined Networking
13 12 (5.08%) VoIP
14 10 (4.24%) VLAN
15 9 (3.81%) BGP
15 9 (3.81%) Internet
15 9 (3.81%) OSPF
16 8 (3.39%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (24.58%) SQL Server
2 15 (6.36%) MySQL
3 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.42%) JIRA
General
1 39 (16.53%) Telecoms
2 29 (12.29%) Retail
3 8 (3.39%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.12%) Finance
5 1 (0.42%) Back Office
5 1 (0.42%) Law
5 1 (0.42%) Legal
5 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (19.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 35 (14.83%) Network Engineer
3 33 (13.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 33 (13.98%) Analyst
4 32 (13.56%) Infrastructure Manager
4 32 (13.56%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 32 (13.56%) Project Manager
5 28 (11.86%) IT Engineer
6 26 (11.02%) Support Analyst
7 24 (10.17%) IT Manager
8 22 (9.32%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 22 (9.32%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
8 22 (9.32%) IT Project Manager
9 21 (8.90%) Senior Network Engineer
10 20 (8.47%) Support Engineer
11 19 (8.05%) Infrastructure Support
12 18 (7.63%) Administrator
12 18 (7.63%) Systems Administrator
13 16 (6.78%) Technical Analyst
14 15 (6.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 91 (38.56%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.39%) HP Storage
3 4 (1.69%) Clustering
3 4 (1.69%) Driving Licence
3 4 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (0.85%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (0.85%) CCTV
4 2 (0.85%) Fat Client
4 2 (0.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.42%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.42%) EMC VNX
5 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.42%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 144 (61.02%) Windows
2 131 (55.51%) Windows Server
3 77 (32.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 72 (30.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (13.98%) Windows 7
6 32 (13.56%) Linux
7 18 (7.63%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (6.36%) Unix
9 6 (2.54%) Windows Phone
10 5 (2.12%) Windows 10
11 4 (1.69%) AIX
11 4 (1.69%) Debian
11 4 (1.69%) HPUX
11 4 (1.69%) Solaris
11 4 (1.69%) Ubuntu
12 3 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (1.27%) Windows 8
12 3 (1.27%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.85%) CentOS
13 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (21.19%) ITIL
2 41 (17.37%) Disaster Recovery
3 37 (15.68%) Project Management
4 34 (14.41%) PRINCE2
5 29 (12.29%) Application Rationalisation
5 29 (12.29%) Data Management
6 26 (11.02%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (7.63%) ITIL V3
8 17 (7.20%) Validation
9 16 (6.78%) Network Management
10 15 (6.36%) Capacity Management
10 15 (6.36%) Capacity Planning
11 13 (5.51%) Enterprise Architecture
11 13 (5.51%) Fault Analysis
11 13 (5.51%) Problem Management
11 13 (5.51%) Service Management
12 12 (5.08%) Change Management
13 11 (4.66%) Network Monitoring
13 11 (4.66%) TOGAF
13 11 (4.66%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.71%) SQL
2 10 (4.24%) PowerShell
3 9 (3.81%) Bash Shell
3 9 (3.81%) Python
3 9 (3.81%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 47 (19.92%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (19.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 32 (13.56%) CCNP
4 28 (11.86%) CCNA
5 26 (11.02%) MCSE
6 22 (9.32%) MCSA
7 11 (4.66%) CCIE
7 11 (4.66%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (2.97%) CCEA
8 7 (2.97%) MCP
9 4 (1.69%) CCA
9 4 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.27%) CCSA
10 3 (1.27%) CCSE
11 1 (0.42%) CCDA
11 1 (0.42%) CCIP
11 1 (0.42%) CCSP
11 1 (0.42%) ISEB
11 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.93%) SLA
2 2 (0.85%) QA
3 1 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 110 (46.61%) Active Directory
2 68 (28.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (13.56%) Hyper-V
4 23 (9.75%) XenDesktop
5 16 (6.78%) OpenSIPS
5 16 (6.78%) vSphere
6 15 (6.36%) Terminal Services
7 14 (5.93%) XenApp
8 13 (5.51%) KVM
8 13 (5.51%) VMware ESX
8 13 (5.51%) Xen
9 6 (2.54%) XenServer
10 2 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.42%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.42%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 31 (13.14%) SCOM
2 28 (11.86%) SCCM
3 12 (5.08%) vMotion
4 9 (3.81%) Cobbler
4 9 (3.81%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (3.81%) Puppet
4 9 (3.81%) Tivoli
4 9 (3.81%) WSUS
5 4 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (1.69%) FortiGate
5 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (1.69%) NetBackup
5 4 (1.69%) SCVMM
5 4 (1.69%) ZABBIX
6 2 (0.85%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 126 (53.39%) Microsoft
2 106 (44.92%) VMware
3 94 (39.83%) Cisco
4 55 (23.31%) Citrix
5 36 (15.25%) HP
6 27 (11.44%) Juniper
7 23 (9.75%) Avaya
8 20 (8.47%) F5
9 19 (8.05%) NetApp
10 14 (5.93%) Oracle
11 12 (5.08%) Veeam
12 11 (4.66%) EMC
13 7 (2.97%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.12%) Dell
14 5 (2.12%) Red Hat
14 5 (2.12%) SonicWALL
15 4 (1.69%) Symantec
16 3 (1.27%) 3PAR
17 2 (0.85%) Dell Compellent
17 2 (0.85%) Sage
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
GCI Network Solutions
Salary: £21,400 per annum plus shift allowance of £3600 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Normanton, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TTR UK Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Halifax
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000.00 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago