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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 69 98 69
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -29
Permanent jobs citing WAN 170 138 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.53% 2.71% 3.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.41% 16.31% 16.37%
Number of salaries quoted 146 113 99
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
794 846 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.51% 16.64% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 629 653 627
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

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 24 April 2015. 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 +24 137 £50,000 +16.27% 12
Bradford -4 17 £30,000 +13.20% 1
Huddersfield +2 9 £20,000 -38.46%
Wakefield -1 9 £30,000 -22.58%
Castleford +8 3 £27,500 -31.25%
Cleckheaton -1 1 £27,500 +17.02%
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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.

1 279 (93.94%) LAN
2 166 (55.89%) Cisco
3 131 (44.11%) Cisco Certification
4 118 (39.73%) Microsoft
5 115 (38.72%) Firewall
6 113 (38.05%) Windows
7 111 (37.37%) Active Directory
8 99 (33.33%) CCNP
9 88 (29.63%) ITIL
10 83 (27.95%) CCNA
10 83 (27.95%) CheckPoint
11 74 (24.92%) VPN
12 71 (23.91%) Network Security
13 68 (22.90%) MS Excel
14 61 (20.54%) Cisco ASA
15 60 (20.20%) VMware
16 53 (17.85%) MS Exchange
16 53 (17.85%) Microsoft Certification
17 50 (16.84%) Incident Management
17 50 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
18 46 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
18 46 (15.49%) TCP/IP
19 44 (14.81%) DNS
19 44 (14.81%) CCSP
19 44 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
20 42 (14.14%) MPLS
21 40 (13.47%) VoIP
22 37 (12.46%) Disaster Recovery
23 36 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
24 35 (11.78%) F5

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 53 (17.85%) MS Exchange
2 23 (7.74%) Lync
3 18 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (3.70%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.36%) IIS
6 7 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.36%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (1.68%) SAS
8 2 (0.67%) Site Server
8 2 (0.67%) Confluence
8 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.34%) CMS
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 68 (22.90%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.73%) MS Office
3 15 (5.05%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.67%) Office 365
2 1 (0.34%) IaaS
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 279 (93.94%) LAN
2 115 (38.72%) Firewall
3 74 (24.92%) VPN
4 71 (23.91%) Network Security
5 61 (20.54%) Cisco ASA
6 46 (15.49%) TCP/IP
7 44 (14.81%) DNS
8 42 (14.14%) MPLS
9 40 (13.47%) VoIP
10 33 (11.11%) SAN
10 33 (11.11%) Internet
10 33 (11.11%) BGP
11 29 (9.76%) OSPF
12 26 (8.75%) Cisco PIX
13 24 (8.08%) Unified Communications
14 22 (7.41%) DHCP
15 20 (6.73%) EIGRP
16 18 (6.06%) Wireless
17 16 (5.39%) IPsec
18 15 (5.05%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (11.45%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.68%) MySQL
3 5 (1.68%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (1.68%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.68%) Riak
3 5 (1.68%) MS Access
4 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.67%) JIRA
General
1 21 (7.07%) Retail
2 14 (4.71%) Finance
3 13 (4.38%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.69%) Legal
5 3 (1.01%) Games
5 3 (1.01%) Banking
6 2 (0.67%) Marketing
7 1 (0.34%) Back Office
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 89 (29.97%) Network Engineer
2 70 (23.57%) Analyst
3 35 (11.78%) Senior Network Engineer
4 32 (10.77%) Architect
5 30 (10.10%) Support Analyst
6 22 (7.41%) IT Support
7 21 (7.07%) Consultant
7 21 (7.07%) Network Analyst
7 21 (7.07%) Security Analyst
8 19 (6.40%) IT Support Analyst
8 19 (6.40%) 2nd Line Support
9 16 (5.39%) Network Consultant
10 15 (5.05%) Network Architect
10 15 (5.05%) Network Security Analyst
11 14 (4.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 13 (4.38%) Infrastructure Architect
13 11 (3.70%) Technical Support
13 11 (3.70%) Cisco Architect
13 11 (3.70%) Communications Engineer
13 11 (3.70%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.02%) HTML
1 6 (2.02%) .NET
1 6 (2.02%) COM+
2 3 (1.01%) Web Services
3 2 (0.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.75%) Blackberry
2 18 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (5.39%) Video Conferencing
4 15 (5.05%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (2.36%) CMDB
5 7 (2.36%) NHS
6 5 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.68%) Clustering
6 5 (1.68%) Statistics
7 4 (1.35%) Replication
7 4 (1.35%) iPhone
7 4 (1.35%) iPad
8 3 (1.01%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) User Experience
10 1 (0.34%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 113 (38.05%) Windows
2 50 (16.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (11.45%) Linux
5 28 (9.43%) Windows 7
6 21 (7.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (5.39%) UNIX
7 16 (5.39%) Windows XP
8 15 (5.05%) Windows 8
9 9 (3.03%) Mac OS
10 8 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.01%) AIX
12 2 (0.67%) Solaris
12 2 (0.67%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.67%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.63%) ITIL
2 50 (16.84%) Incident Management
3 37 (12.46%) Disaster Recovery
4 36 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
5 34 (11.45%) Load Balancing
6 28 (9.43%) E-Commerce
6 28 (9.43%) Business Continuity
7 25 (8.42%) Network Design
8 24 (8.08%) Network Architecture
9 16 (5.39%) Business Continuity Planning
9 16 (5.39%) Project Management
10 15 (5.05%) BCP
10 15 (5.05%) Trend Analysis
11 14 (4.71%) Root Cause Analysis
12 12 (4.04%) Data Protection
13 11 (3.70%) Change Management
13 11 (3.70%) TOGAF
14 10 (3.37%) Service Delivery
14 10 (3.37%) PRINCE2
14 10 (3.37%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 26 (8.75%) SQL
2 6 (2.02%) C#
2 6 (2.02%) C++
2 6 (2.02%) VBA
2 6 (2.02%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.67%) C
4 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 131 (44.11%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (33.33%) CCNP
3 83 (27.95%) CCNA
4 53 (17.85%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (14.81%) CCSP
6 35 (11.78%) CCSA
7 26 (8.75%) MCSE
8 23 (7.74%) MCSA
8 23 (7.74%) CCSE
9 17 (5.72%) CCIE
10 13 (4.38%) CCDA
10 13 (4.38%) CCDP
11 12 (4.04%) Degree
12 11 (3.70%) HP ASE
12 11 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (2.36%) ISEB
13 7 (2.36%) CISSP
14 6 (2.02%) MCP
14 6 (2.02%) VCP5
14 6 (2.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.73%) SLA
2 16 (5.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 16 (5.39%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.01%) QA
4 1 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 111 (37.37%) Active Directory
2 46 (15.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.38%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.70%) VMware ESX
5 10 (3.37%) Terminal Services
5 10 (3.37%) vSphere
6 5 (1.68%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (1.35%) XenApp
7 4 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.01%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (3.37%) Cisco UCCX
1 10 (3.37%) Cisco UCCE
2 6 (2.02%) FortiGate
2 6 (2.02%) WSUS
3 5 (1.68%) SCDPM
4 3 (1.01%) SCCM
4 3 (1.01%) SCOM
5 2 (0.67%) Cacti
5 2 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.67%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.67%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.67%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.34%) Foglight
6 1 (0.34%) OpenView
6 1 (0.34%) Nagios
Vendors
1 166 (55.89%) Cisco
2 118 (39.73%) Microsoft
3 83 (27.95%) CheckPoint
4 60 (20.20%) VMware
5 35 (11.78%) F5
6 29 (9.76%) HP
7 25 (8.42%) Citrix
7 25 (8.42%) Juniper
8 13 (4.38%) Blue Coat
9 12 (4.04%) NetApp
10 11 (3.70%) Huawei
11 9 (3.03%) Oracle
12 8 (2.69%) EMC
12 8 (2.69%) IBM
12 8 (2.69%) Red Hat
12 8 (2.69%) Sophos
12 8 (2.69%) Sourcefire
12 8 (2.69%) ArcSight
13 6 (2.02%) WatchGuard
13 6 (2.02%) Brocade
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits package
Posted: 12 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus+OT+Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Normanton, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: Highly Competitive plus bonus, car allowance and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £42000 - £44000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 14 days ago