The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 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 West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 78 97 81
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 156 81 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.20% 2.29% 3.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.16% 12.76% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 126 65 84
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% -0.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,550 £23,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
909 635 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 18.65% 17.96% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 703 494 455
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Yorkshire

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 10 July 2014.

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 10 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
Leeds +22 135 £40,000 +14.28% 11
Bradford -1 8 £35,000 -33.33% 3
Wakefield -8 3 £41,750 +12.83%
Bingley - 3 - -
Huddersfield -7 2 £32,500 +22.64% 1
Castleford - 1 £26,000 -
Halifax - 1 £49,000 - 1
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

1 282 (92.76%) LAN
2 166 (54.61%) Cisco
3 155 (50.99%) Firewall
4 145 (47.70%) Cisco Certification
5 117 (38.49%) CCNP
6 95 (31.25%) Windows
7 89 (29.28%) Network Security
8 81 (26.64%) CheckPoint
9 80 (26.32%) ITIL
10 78 (25.66%) MPLS
11 72 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
12 65 (21.38%) Microsoft
13 63 (20.72%) CCNA
14 62 (20.39%) VoIP
15 60 (19.74%) VPN
16 56 (18.42%) Load Balancing
17 49 (16.12%) TCP/IP
18 46 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
19 44 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
19 44 (14.47%) Active Directory
19 44 (14.47%) Incident Management
20 41 (13.49%) MS Exchange
21 39 (12.83%) OSPF
21 39 (12.83%) Capacity Planning
22 38 (12.50%) VMware
23 37 (12.17%) SQL Server
24 34 (11.18%) E-Commerce
24 34 (11.18%) BGP
24 34 (11.18%) CCSP
25 32 (10.53%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 41 (13.49%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (5.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (2.96%) IIS
6 8 (2.63%) Lync
7 6 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (1.64%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.66%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.66%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.33%) Apache
10 1 (0.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 32 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 25 (8.22%) MS Office
3 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.33%) SaaS
2 1 (0.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 282 (92.76%) LAN
2 155 (50.99%) Firewall
3 89 (29.28%) Network Security
4 78 (25.66%) MPLS
5 72 (23.68%) Cisco ASA
6 62 (20.39%) VoIP
7 60 (19.74%) VPN
8 49 (16.12%) TCP/IP
9 39 (12.83%) OSPF
10 34 (11.18%) BGP
11 31 (10.20%) FWSM
12 28 (9.21%) Wireless
13 22 (7.24%) Cisco IOS
13 22 (7.24%) Internet
14 21 (6.91%) DNS
15 20 (6.58%) SAN
15 20 (6.58%) DHCP
16 19 (6.25%) VLAN
17 17 (5.59%) VPLS
17 17 (5.59%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (12.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.66%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.33%) Subversion
General
1 27 (8.88%) Finance
2 15 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.64%) Retail
4 4 (1.32%) Advertising
5 3 (0.99%) Legal
6 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 114 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 56 (18.42%) Analyst
3 55 (18.09%) Architect
4 47 (15.46%) Senior Network Engineer
5 45 (14.80%) Support Analyst
6 32 (10.53%) Network Support
7 31 (10.20%) Network Analyst
8 29 (9.54%) Solutions Architect
9 25 (8.22%) Network Support Analyst
10 24 (7.89%) Senior Analyst
11 23 (7.57%) Senior Support Analyst
12 21 (6.91%) Senior Network Analyst
12 21 (6.91%) Senior Network Support
12 21 (6.91%) Senior Network Support Analyst
13 19 (6.25%) Network Architect
14 17 (5.59%) Support Engineer
15 13 (4.28%) Systems Manager
16 11 (3.62%) Consultant
17 10 (3.29%) 2nd Line Support
17 10 (3.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.66%) LAMP
2 1 (0.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.33%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.33%) .NET
2 1 (0.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.24%) Clustering
2 16 (5.26%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.93%) NHS
4 13 (4.28%) CMDB
5 12 (3.95%) Blackberry
6 6 (1.97%) IVR
6 6 (1.97%) Mathematics
6 6 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.32%) Firmware
8 3 (0.99%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.66%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.66%) RMADS
10 1 (0.33%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.33%) Celerra
10 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 95 (31.25%) Windows
2 46 (15.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (14.47%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (6.25%) UNIX
5 16 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 14 (4.61%) Linux
6 14 (4.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (3.95%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.97%) Windows Vista
8 6 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
9 5 (1.64%) Android
10 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.66%) CentOS
10 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.66%) Fedora
11 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.33%) Debian
11 1 (0.33%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.33%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (26.32%) ITIL
2 56 (18.42%) Load Balancing
3 44 (14.47%) Incident Management
4 39 (12.83%) Capacity Planning
5 34 (11.18%) E-Commerce
6 26 (8.55%) Network Design
7 22 (7.24%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (7.24%) Analytics
8 21 (6.91%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (6.58%) Network Architecture
10 19 (6.25%) Project Management
11 18 (5.92%) Supplier Management
12 17 (5.59%) Business Continuity
13 15 (4.93%) CRM
14 14 (4.61%) Network Management
15 13 (4.28%) Release Management
15 13 (4.28%) WFM
15 13 (4.28%) Contact Management
15 13 (4.28%) Enterprise Architecture
15 13 (4.28%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.24%) SQL
2 6 (1.97%) C
3 3 (0.99%) T-SQL
3 3 (0.99%) VB
4 2 (0.66%) VBScript
4 2 (0.66%) Perl
4 2 (0.66%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.33%) C#
5 1 (0.33%) C++
5 1 (0.33%) VBA
5 1 (0.33%) Python
5 1 (0.33%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 145 (47.70%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (38.49%) CCNP
3 63 (20.72%) CCNA
4 34 (11.18%) CCSP
5 28 (9.21%) CCIE
6 19 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (5.26%) MCSE
7 16 (5.26%) CCSE
8 14 (4.61%) Check Point Certification
8 14 (4.61%) Degree
9 9 (2.96%) CCDP
10 8 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (2.30%) CCSA
12 5 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 5 (1.64%) CISSP
13 3 (0.99%) CCDA
13 3 (0.99%) CCIP
14 2 (0.66%) MCSA
14 2 (0.66%) JNCIS
15 1 (0.33%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.91%) SLA
2 12 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.32%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.33%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 44 (14.47%) Active Directory
2 31 (10.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.28%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (1.64%) VMware ESX
5 4 (1.32%) XenApp
5 4 (1.32%) vSphere
6 3 (0.99%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.66%) XenServer
7 2 (0.66%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.66%) DFS Replication
8 1 (0.33%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.33%) Xen
8 1 (0.33%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (0.33%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 9 (2.96%) ARCserve
2 8 (2.63%) SCCM
3 6 (1.97%) SCVMM
3 6 (1.97%) WSUS
4 3 (0.99%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.66%) SCOM
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.33%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 166 (54.61%) Cisco
2 81 (26.64%) CheckPoint
3 65 (21.38%) Microsoft
4 38 (12.50%) VMware
5 19 (6.25%) Juniper
6 15 (4.93%) HP
7 11 (3.62%) Citrix
8 10 (3.29%) Fortinet
9 8 (2.63%) SolarWinds
9 8 (2.63%) F5
10 7 (2.30%) Apple
11 6 (1.97%) BT
11 6 (1.97%) Nimsoft
12 4 (1.32%) Avaya
12 4 (1.32%) EMC
12 4 (1.32%) Symantec
13 3 (0.99%) McAfee
13 3 (0.99%) Oracle
13 3 (0.99%) Sage
14 2 (0.66%) Kaspersky
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Capita
Salary: Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £17k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum Plus Company Car plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Prof Certs
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Halifax
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Shipley- Bradford- West Yorkshire
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car + pensionm
Posted: 27 days ago