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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 71 80 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 161 148 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.19% 3.04% 3.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.87% 18.55% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 142 123 111
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £48,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
853 798 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.92% 16.42% 20.07%
Number of salaries quoted 688 599 610
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £51,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 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 March 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 +18 128 £49,000 +22.50% 12
Bradford -4 16 £31,250 +17.92% 2
Wakefield -8 9 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Huddersfield +2 7 £20,000 -50.00% 1
Castleford +9 2 £27,500 -31.25%
Halifax +9 1 £40,000 -
Cleckheaton 0 1 £27,500 +17.02% 1
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 299 (95.22%) LAN
2 177 (56.37%) Cisco
3 146 (46.50%) Cisco Certification
4 136 (43.31%) Firewall
5 117 (37.26%) CCNP
6 108 (34.39%) Microsoft
6 108 (34.39%) Windows
7 95 (30.25%) Active Directory
8 94 (29.94%) ITIL
9 84 (26.75%) CheckPoint
10 81 (25.80%) CCNA
11 79 (25.16%) VPN
12 78 (24.84%) Network Security
13 69 (21.97%) Cisco ASA
14 60 (19.11%) VMware
15 59 (18.79%) MS Excel
16 53 (16.88%) MPLS
17 52 (16.56%) VoIP
17 52 (16.56%) CCSP
18 50 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
19 48 (15.29%) Incident Management
20 47 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
21 45 (14.33%) MS Exchange
22 44 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
23 43 (13.69%) TCP/IP
24 41 (13.06%) Windows Server 2003
24 41 (13.06%) BGP
24 41 (13.06%) Capacity Planning
25 40 (12.74%) DNS
26 35 (11.15%) Disaster Recovery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 45 (14.33%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 14 (4.46%) Lync
4 10 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (2.55%) IIS
7 7 (2.23%) SAS
8 3 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.64%) Site Server
10 1 (0.32%) CMS
10 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.32%) Apache
10 1 (0.32%) Confluence
10 1 (0.32%) Quickr
10 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 59 (18.79%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.41%) MS Office
3 10 (3.18%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.32%) SaaS
1 1 (0.32%) PaaS
1 1 (0.32%) Office 365
1 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 299 (95.22%) LAN
2 136 (43.31%) Firewall
3 79 (25.16%) VPN
4 78 (24.84%) Network Security
5 69 (21.97%) Cisco ASA
6 53 (16.88%) MPLS
7 52 (16.56%) VoIP
8 43 (13.69%) TCP/IP
9 41 (13.06%) BGP
10 40 (12.74%) DNS
11 34 (10.83%) OSPF
12 32 (10.19%) SAN
13 31 (9.87%) Internet
14 25 (7.96%) DHCP
15 24 (7.64%) EIGRP
16 22 (7.01%) Cisco PIX
17 20 (6.37%) Wireless
18 19 (6.05%) IPsec
19 16 (5.10%) Cisco Nexus
20 15 (4.78%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.23%) MS Access
5 5 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (0.96%) Apache Cassandra
6 3 (0.96%) NoSQL
6 3 (0.96%) Riak
6 3 (0.96%) MySQL
7 1 (0.32%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 20 (6.37%) Finance
2 18 (5.73%) Retail
3 10 (3.18%) Telecoms
4 6 (1.91%) Legal
5 3 (0.96%) Games
5 3 (0.96%) Banking
6 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.32%) Advertising
7 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 108 (34.39%) Network Engineer
2 60 (19.11%) Analyst
3 34 (10.83%) Senior Network Engineer
4 33 (10.51%) Architect
5 24 (7.64%) Support Analyst
6 23 (7.32%) Security Analyst
7 21 (6.69%) Consultant
7 21 (6.69%) Network Analyst
8 20 (6.37%) Support Engineer
9 18 (5.73%) IT Support
10 17 (5.41%) Network Security Analyst
10 17 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
11 16 (5.10%) Network Consultant
12 15 (4.78%) Technical Support
12 15 (4.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 15 (4.78%) Network Architect
13 14 (4.46%) IT Support Analyst
14 13 (4.14%) Network Support
15 11 (3.50%) Administrator
16 10 (3.18%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.55%) .NET
1 8 (2.55%) COM+
2 6 (1.91%) HTML
3 3 (0.96%) Web Services
4 1 (0.32%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.01%) Blackberry
2 17 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.46%) Management Information System
4 13 (4.14%) CMDB
5 10 (3.18%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (2.23%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (2.23%) NHS
7 6 (1.91%) Replication
7 6 (1.91%) Clustering
8 4 (1.27%) PKI
8 4 (1.27%) Statistics
8 4 (1.27%) iPhone
8 4 (1.27%) iPad
8 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.64%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.64%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.32%) PMI
10 1 (0.32%) RMADS
10 1 (0.32%) User Experience
10 1 (0.32%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 108 (34.39%) Windows
2 47 (14.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (13.06%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (9.55%) Linux
4 30 (9.55%) Windows 7
5 24 (7.64%) UNIX
6 21 (6.69%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (4.14%) Windows XP
8 12 (3.82%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.55%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.96%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.96%) AIX
12 2 (0.64%) Solaris
12 2 (0.64%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.64%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (29.94%) ITIL
2 48 (15.29%) Incident Management
3 41 (13.06%) Capacity Planning
4 35 (11.15%) Disaster Recovery
5 31 (9.87%) Business Continuity
5 31 (9.87%) E-Commerce
6 28 (8.92%) Load Balancing
7 25 (7.96%) Network Design
8 24 (7.64%) Network Architecture
9 17 (5.41%) Problem Management
9 17 (5.41%) Change Management
10 15 (4.78%) Trend Analysis
11 14 (4.46%) Project Management
12 13 (4.14%) CRM
12 13 (4.14%) EAI
12 13 (4.14%) SOA
12 13 (4.14%) ETL
12 13 (4.14%) Asset Management
12 13 (4.14%) Contact Management
12 13 (4.14%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.92%) SQL
2 8 (2.55%) C#
2 8 (2.55%) C++
2 8 (2.55%) VBA
2 8 (2.55%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.64%) C
4 1 (0.32%) VB
Qualifications
1 146 (46.50%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (37.26%) CCNP
3 81 (25.80%) CCNA
4 52 (16.56%) CCSP
5 50 (15.92%) Microsoft Certification
6 33 (10.51%) CCSA
7 23 (7.32%) MCSE
8 22 (7.01%) CCSE
9 21 (6.69%) CCIE
10 20 (6.37%) MCSA
11 13 (4.14%) CCDP
12 12 (3.82%) CCDA
13 11 (3.50%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (3.18%) Degree
14 10 (3.18%) HP ASE
15 7 (2.23%) CISSP
16 6 (1.91%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (1.91%) MCP
16 6 (1.91%) VCP5
17 4 (1.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.37%) PCI DSS
2 18 (5.73%) SLA
3 16 (5.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.96%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 95 (30.25%) Active Directory
2 44 (14.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.14%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.18%) Terminal Services
5 9 (2.87%) vSphere
6 7 (2.23%) VMware ESX
6 7 (2.23%) Firmware
7 6 (1.91%) XenApp
8 3 (0.96%) XenServer
8 3 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.64%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.64%) UAG
9 2 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (3.18%) Cisco UCCX
1 10 (3.18%) Cisco UCCE
2 7 (2.23%) McAfee ePO
2 7 (2.23%) SCCM
3 6 (1.91%) WSUS
3 6 (1.91%) FortiGate
4 5 (1.59%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.96%) SCOM
6 2 (0.64%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.64%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.32%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.32%) Foglight
7 1 (0.32%) OpenView
7 1 (0.32%) Nagios
7 1 (0.32%) Cacti
Vendors
1 177 (56.37%) Cisco
2 108 (34.39%) Microsoft
3 84 (26.75%) CheckPoint
4 60 (19.11%) VMware
5 32 (10.19%) F5
6 31 (9.87%) Citrix
7 28 (8.92%) HP
8 24 (7.64%) Juniper
9 13 (4.14%) Blue Coat
10 10 (3.18%) NetApp
10 10 (3.18%) Huawei
10 10 (3.18%) Symantec
10 10 (3.18%) Riverbed
11 8 (2.55%) SolarWinds
11 8 (2.55%) ArcSight
11 8 (2.55%) Oracle
11 8 (2.55%) Sourcefire
12 7 (2.23%) Alterian
12 7 (2.23%) EMC
12 7 (2.23%) McAfee
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus+OT+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Eden Lea UK Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Cleckheaton
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Bradford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £54999 per annum + Bonus + Car + benefits.
Posted: 23 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus+Pension+full benefits
Posted: 25 days ago