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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 52 86 74
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 218 101 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 4.30% 2.75% 3.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.36% 15.54% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 173 88 108
Average salary £42,500 £37,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.58% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,800 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
1126 650 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.19% 17.72% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 799 500 577
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,625
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +58 183 £45,000 +18.42% 7
Bradford -8 13 £35,000 +27.27%
Wakefield -17 7 £42,500 +14.86% 1
Cleckheaton - 5 £26,000 -
Pontefract - 4 £28,000 -
Huddersfield +5 1 £52,500 +50.00%
Halifax -5 1 £49,000 +1.55%
Bingley - 1 - -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 344 (93.99%) LAN
2 221 (60.38%) Cisco
3 193 (52.73%) Cisco Certification
4 189 (51.64%) Firewall
5 173 (47.27%) CCNP
6 121 (33.06%) Network Security
7 106 (28.96%) MPLS
7 106 (28.96%) Windows
8 96 (26.23%) CheckPoint
9 93 (25.41%) VoIP
10 92 (25.14%) Cisco ASA
11 85 (23.22%) CCNA
12 77 (21.04%) ITIL
13 74 (20.22%) Microsoft
14 67 (18.31%) Incident Management
15 63 (17.21%) CCSP
16 61 (16.67%) VMware
16 61 (16.67%) Load Balancing
17 60 (16.39%) Capacity Planning
18 59 (16.12%) VPN
19 57 (15.57%) Active Directory
20 55 (15.03%) BGP
21 54 (14.75%) E-Commerce
22 50 (13.66%) FWSM
23 46 (12.57%) TCP/IP
23 46 (12.57%) OSPF
24 45 (12.30%) Windows Server 2003
25 44 (12.02%) MS Excel
26 43 (11.75%) Windows Server 2008
27 35 (9.56%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 35 (9.56%) MS Exchange
2 19 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2007
3 16 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (1.09%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.09%) IIS
6 3 (0.82%) Lync
7 1 (0.27%) Apache
7 1 (0.27%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.27%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.27%) Site Server
Applications
1 44 (12.02%) MS Excel
2 20 (5.46%) MS Office
3 2 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.27%) SaaS
2 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 344 (93.99%) LAN
2 189 (51.64%) Firewall
3 121 (33.06%) Network Security
4 106 (28.96%) MPLS
5 93 (25.41%) VoIP
6 92 (25.14%) Cisco ASA
7 59 (16.12%) VPN
8 55 (15.03%) BGP
9 50 (13.66%) FWSM
10 46 (12.57%) TCP/IP
10 46 (12.57%) OSPF
11 26 (7.10%) Cisco IOS
12 24 (6.56%) EIGRP
12 24 (6.56%) Internet
13 23 (6.28%) SAN
14 21 (5.74%) Wireless
15 20 (5.46%) PBX
16 18 (4.92%) DNS
17 17 (4.64%) Multicast
18 15 (4.10%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (6.28%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.27%) Subversion
General
1 26 (7.10%) Finance
2 15 (4.10%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.37%) Retail
3 5 (1.37%) Advertising
4 2 (0.55%) Legal
4 2 (0.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.27%) Marketing
5 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 181 (49.45%) Network Engineer
2 67 (18.31%) Architect
3 62 (16.94%) Senior Network Engineer
4 55 (15.03%) Analyst
5 43 (11.75%) Support Analyst
6 39 (10.66%) Solutions Architect
7 35 (9.56%) Support Engineer
8 34 (9.29%) Network Support
9 28 (7.65%) Network Analyst
10 19 (5.19%) Network Support Analyst
11 18 (4.92%) Network Architect
12 17 (4.64%) Senior Analyst
12 17 (4.64%) Senior Support Analyst
12 17 (4.64%) IT Support
13 15 (4.10%) Senior Network Support
13 15 (4.10%) Senior Network Support Analyst
13 15 (4.10%) Senior Network Analyst
13 15 (4.10%) Network Support Engineer
14 12 (3.28%) 2nd Line Support
14 12 (3.28%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.55%) LAMP
2 1 (0.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.27%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.27%) .NET
2 1 (0.27%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.27%) Middleware
2 1 (0.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.65%) Clustering
2 24 (6.56%) Blackberry
3 20 (5.46%) CMDB
4 19 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.19%) IVR
7 7 (1.91%) Firmware
8 3 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.55%) GIS
9 2 (0.55%) RMADS
9 2 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.55%) EqualLogic
10 1 (0.27%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.27%) User Experience
10 1 (0.27%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.27%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 106 (28.96%) Windows
2 45 (12.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 43 (11.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (9.02%) Windows 7
5 25 (6.83%) UNIX
6 15 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (3.28%) Linux
8 10 (2.73%) Windows XP
9 6 (1.64%) Android
9 6 (1.64%) Windows 8
10 4 (1.09%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.55%) CentOS
13 1 (0.27%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.27%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (21.04%) ITIL
2 67 (18.31%) Incident Management
3 61 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 60 (16.39%) Capacity Planning
5 54 (14.75%) E-Commerce
6 28 (7.65%) Network Design
7 27 (7.38%) Project Management
8 26 (7.10%) Analytics
8 26 (7.10%) Mentoring
9 25 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
10 22 (6.01%) CRM
11 21 (5.74%) ETL
12 20 (5.46%) Contact Management
12 20 (5.46%) Enterprise Architecture
12 20 (5.46%) WFM
12 20 (5.46%) EAI
12 20 (5.46%) SOA
13 17 (4.64%) PRINCE2
13 17 (4.64%) Change Management
14 16 (4.37%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.73%) SQL
2 3 (0.82%) C
3 2 (0.55%) VB
3 2 (0.55%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.27%) C#
4 1 (0.27%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 193 (52.73%) Cisco Certification
2 173 (47.27%) CCNP
3 85 (23.22%) CCNA
4 63 (17.21%) CCSP
5 26 (7.10%) CCIE
6 24 (6.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (6.28%) MCSE
8 14 (3.83%) CCSE
9 11 (3.01%) Check Point Certification
10 9 (2.46%) Degree
10 9 (2.46%) CCSA
11 8 (2.19%) CCDP
12 7 (1.91%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.64%) CCVP
13 6 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 6 (1.64%) CCDA
13 6 (1.64%) MCSA
14 4 (1.09%) CCIP
14 4 (1.09%) CISSP
15 3 (0.82%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.47%) SLA
2 10 (2.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (1.91%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.09%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.27%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 57 (15.57%) Active Directory
2 28 (7.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.01%) XenApp
4 8 (2.19%) Hyper-V
5 6 (1.64%) VMware ESX
6 4 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
6 4 (1.09%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.55%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.55%) XenServer
7 2 (0.55%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (1.91%) SCCM
2 4 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.82%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.27%) SCOM
4 1 (0.27%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.27%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.27%) ARCserve
4 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 221 (60.38%) Cisco
2 96 (26.23%) CheckPoint
3 74 (20.22%) Microsoft
4 61 (16.67%) VMware
5 22 (6.01%) Juniper
5 22 (6.01%) Citrix
6 17 (4.64%) SolarWinds
7 14 (3.83%) F5
8 12 (3.28%) HP
9 8 (2.19%) Fortinet
9 8 (2.19%) Riverbed
10 7 (1.91%) Apple
11 6 (1.64%) Capita
11 6 (1.64%) SAP
12 5 (1.37%) Dell
13 4 (1.09%) IBM
14 3 (0.82%) Oracle
14 3 (0.82%) NetApp
14 3 (0.82%) Avaya
14 3 (0.82%) Red Hat
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