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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 92 74 59
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 115 155 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.31% 3.44% 3.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.25% 19.75% 19.49%
Number of salaries quoted 94 132 110
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +9.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £45,800 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
807 785 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.19% 17.42% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 648 552 608
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,250 £21,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -26 89 £45,000 +18.42% 14
Wakefield -9 14 £30,000 +33.33% 1
Huddersfield +8 5 £20,000 -
Bradford -19 5 £26,500 - 2
Halifax +5 3 £40,000 -
Castleford - 2 £27,500 -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 290 (96.03%) LAN
2 169 (55.96%) Cisco
3 151 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 136 (45.03%) CCNP
4 136 (45.03%) Firewall
5 99 (32.78%) Windows
6 94 (31.13%) Microsoft
7 88 (29.14%) ITIL
8 87 (28.81%) Network Security
9 81 (26.82%) CCNA
10 74 (24.50%) Active Directory
10 74 (24.50%) CheckPoint
11 71 (23.51%) Cisco ASA
12 69 (22.85%) VoIP
13 64 (21.19%) CCSP
13 64 (21.19%) MPLS
14 62 (20.53%) VPN
15 52 (17.22%) MS Excel
16 51 (16.89%) Incident Management
16 51 (16.89%) Capacity Planning
17 50 (16.56%) VMware
18 45 (14.90%) BGP
19 43 (14.24%) Microsoft Certification
20 42 (13.91%) Windows Server 2008
21 41 (13.58%) E-Commerce
22 38 (12.58%) Windows Server 2003
23 37 (12.25%) MS Exchange
23 37 (12.25%) TCP/IP
24 36 (11.92%) OSPF
25 35 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 37 (12.25%) MS Exchange
2 15 (4.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (3.97%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (2.32%) SAS
5 7 (2.32%) IIS
5 7 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (0.99%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.99%) Lync
7 2 (0.66%) Site Server
8 1 (0.33%) CMS
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.33%) Apache
8 1 (0.33%) Quickr
8 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 52 (17.22%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.33%) SaaS
1 1 (0.33%) PaaS
1 1 (0.33%) Office 365
1 1 (0.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 290 (96.03%) LAN
2 136 (45.03%) Firewall
3 87 (28.81%) Network Security
4 71 (23.51%) Cisco ASA
5 69 (22.85%) VoIP
6 64 (21.19%) MPLS
7 62 (20.53%) VPN
8 45 (14.90%) BGP
9 37 (12.25%) TCP/IP
10 36 (11.92%) OSPF
11 28 (9.27%) EIGRP
12 27 (8.94%) DNS
13 25 (8.28%) Internet
14 24 (7.95%) SAN
15 23 (7.62%) PBX
16 19 (6.29%) DHCP
16 19 (6.29%) FWSM
17 18 (5.96%) Cisco Nexus
17 18 (5.96%) IPsec
17 18 (5.96%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.32%) MS Access
4 1 (0.33%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 20 (6.62%) Finance
2 17 (5.63%) Retail
3 11 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.32%) Games
4 4 (1.32%) Banking
5 2 (0.66%) Legal
5 2 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.33%) Advertising
6 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 130 (43.05%) Network Engineer
2 52 (17.22%) Analyst
3 35 (11.59%) Architect
4 28 (9.27%) Senior Network Engineer
5 25 (8.28%) Support Engineer
6 21 (6.95%) Support Analyst
6 21 (6.95%) Security Analyst
6 21 (6.95%) IT Support
7 19 (6.29%) Network Analyst
8 17 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
9 15 (4.97%) Network Security Analyst
10 14 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support
10 14 (4.64%) Network Support
11 13 (4.30%) IT Support Analyst
11 13 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 13 (4.30%) Technical Support
12 11 (3.64%) Consultant
12 11 (3.64%) Network Architect
13 10 (3.31%) 3rd Line Support
13 10 (3.31%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.65%) .NET
1 8 (2.65%) COM+
2 5 (1.66%) HTML
3 3 (0.99%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.28%) CMDB
2 21 (6.95%) Blackberry
3 16 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (3.97%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.32%) Replication
5 7 (2.32%) Clustering
5 7 (2.32%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (1.99%) NHS
7 4 (1.32%) PKI
8 3 (0.99%) iPhone
8 3 (0.99%) iPad
9 2 (0.66%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.33%) PMI
10 1 (0.33%) Statistics
10 1 (0.33%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.33%) RMADS
10 1 (0.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 99 (32.78%) Windows
2 42 (13.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (12.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (11.26%) UNIX
5 32 (10.60%) Windows 7
6 17 (5.63%) Linux
7 16 (5.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 14 (4.64%) Windows XP
9 11 (3.64%) Windows 8
10 7 (2.32%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.99%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.99%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.99%) AIX
12 2 (0.66%) Android
13 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (29.14%) ITIL
2 51 (16.89%) Incident Management
2 51 (16.89%) Capacity Planning
3 41 (13.58%) E-Commerce
4 32 (10.60%) Disaster Recovery
5 30 (9.93%) Business Continuity
6 23 (7.62%) Enterprise Architecture
6 23 (7.62%) Network Architecture
7 22 (7.28%) WFM
7 22 (7.28%) Contact Management
7 22 (7.28%) Asset Management
7 22 (7.28%) Network Design
7 22 (7.28%) CRM
7 22 (7.28%) Change Management
7 22 (7.28%) EAI
7 22 (7.28%) SOA
7 22 (7.28%) ETL
8 19 (6.29%) Load Balancing
9 18 (5.96%) Problem Management
10 15 (4.97%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.29%) SQL
2 8 (2.65%) C#
2 8 (2.65%) C++
2 8 (2.65%) VBA
2 8 (2.65%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.99%) C
4 1 (0.33%) Lisp
4 1 (0.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 151 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (45.03%) CCNP
3 81 (26.82%) CCNA
4 64 (21.19%) CCSP
5 43 (14.24%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (9.60%) CCSA
7 23 (7.62%) MCSE
8 21 (6.95%) CCSE
9 20 (6.62%) CCIE
10 17 (5.63%) MCSA
10 17 (5.63%) CCDP
11 15 (4.97%) CCDA
12 7 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.32%) CISSP
13 6 (1.99%) Degree
13 6 (1.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (1.99%) VCP5
14 5 (1.66%) CCVP
14 5 (1.66%) MCP
15 3 (0.99%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.95%) PCI DSS
2 19 (6.29%) SLA
3 9 (2.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (24.50%) Active Directory
2 35 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (3.31%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.31%) XenApp
4 9 (2.98%) Terminal Services
4 9 (2.98%) vSphere
5 8 (2.65%) Firmware
6 3 (0.99%) XenServer
7 2 (0.66%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.66%) UAG
8 1 (0.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (3.31%) Cisco UCCE
1 10 (3.31%) Cisco UCCX
2 7 (2.32%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (1.66%) SCDPM
3 5 (1.66%) WSUS
3 5 (1.66%) SCCM
4 2 (0.66%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.66%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.33%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 169 (55.96%) Cisco
2 94 (31.13%) Microsoft
3 74 (24.50%) CheckPoint
4 50 (16.56%) VMware
5 31 (10.26%) Citrix
6 15 (4.97%) F5
7 13 (4.30%) Juniper
7 13 (4.30%) HP
7 13 (4.30%) Riverbed
8 10 (3.31%) SolarWinds
9 9 (2.98%) Blue Coat
10 8 (2.65%) Symantec
11 7 (2.32%) McAfee
11 7 (2.32%) Alterian
12 6 (1.99%) Cyber-Ark
13 5 (1.66%) ArcSight
13 5 (1.66%) Oracle
13 5 (1.66%) Sourcefire
13 5 (1.66%) NetApp
13 5 (1.66%) Fortinet
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
International Personal Finance
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + £5000 car allow.+ benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago