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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 68 89 79
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 172 87 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.54% 2.47% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.26% 13.62% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 140 68 87
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £23,800 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,500 £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
942 639 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.37% 18.11% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 719 482 471
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £46,400 £50,000
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 23 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 23 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 +32 150 £40,000 +9.58% 13
Bradford +3 9 £35,000 -39.13% 1
Wakefield -12 4 £41,500 +12.16%
Bingley - 3 - -
Cleckheaton - 2 £38,250 -
Huddersfield -9 1 £32,500 +22.64%
Halifax - 1 £49,000 -
Castleford - 1 £26,000 -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 290 (92.95%) LAN
2 172 (55.13%) Cisco
3 158 (50.64%) Firewall
4 152 (48.72%) Cisco Certification
5 128 (41.03%) CCNP
6 94 (30.13%) Network Security
7 93 (29.81%) Windows
8 85 (27.24%) CheckPoint
9 81 (25.96%) MPLS
10 80 (25.64%) ITIL
11 75 (24.04%) Cisco ASA
12 69 (22.12%) CCNA
13 68 (21.79%) Microsoft
14 65 (20.83%) VoIP
15 55 (17.63%) Load Balancing
16 52 (16.67%) VPN
17 50 (16.03%) TCP/IP
18 48 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
19 47 (15.06%) Incident Management
20 46 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
21 43 (13.78%) Active Directory
22 42 (13.46%) Capacity Planning
23 40 (12.82%) MS Exchange
24 39 (12.50%) OSPF
25 38 (12.18%) VMware
26 37 (11.86%) CCSP
26 37 (11.86%) E-Commerce
27 35 (11.22%) BGP
28 34 (10.90%) MS Excel
28 34 (10.90%) SQL Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 40 (12.82%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2003
5 8 (2.56%) Lync
6 6 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (1.60%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.60%) IIS
8 2 (0.64%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.64%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.32%) Apache
9 1 (0.32%) Site Server
9 1 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 34 (10.90%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.69%) MS Office
3 4 (1.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.28%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 290 (92.95%) LAN
2 158 (50.64%) Firewall
3 94 (30.13%) Network Security
4 81 (25.96%) MPLS
5 75 (24.04%) Cisco ASA
6 65 (20.83%) VoIP
7 52 (16.67%) VPN
8 50 (16.03%) TCP/IP
9 39 (12.50%) OSPF
10 35 (11.22%) BGP
11 34 (10.90%) FWSM
12 29 (9.29%) Wireless
13 24 (7.69%) Internet
14 23 (7.37%) DNS
14 23 (7.37%) DHCP
15 22 (7.05%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (6.09%) Multicast
16 19 (6.09%) SAN
17 16 (5.13%) EIGRP
18 15 (4.81%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.96%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 28 (8.97%) Finance
2 14 (4.49%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.60%) Advertising
3 5 (1.60%) Retail
4 3 (0.96%) Legal
4 3 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 124 (39.74%) Network Engineer
2 55 (17.63%) Analyst
3 54 (17.31%) Architect
4 50 (16.03%) Senior Network Engineer
5 45 (14.42%) Support Analyst
6 32 (10.26%) Network Support
7 29 (9.29%) Network Analyst
7 29 (9.29%) Solutions Architect
8 24 (7.69%) Network Support Analyst
9 23 (7.37%) Senior Analyst
10 22 (7.05%) Senior Support Analyst
11 20 (6.41%) Senior Network Analyst
11 20 (6.41%) Senior Network Support
11 20 (6.41%) Senior Network Support Analyst
12 19 (6.09%) Support Engineer
13 17 (5.45%) Network Architect
14 13 (4.17%) Systems Manager
15 11 (3.53%) 2nd Line Support
16 10 (3.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 10 (3.21%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.64%) LAMP
2 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.32%) .NET
2 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.37%) Clustering
2 18 (5.77%) Management Information System
3 15 (4.81%) Blackberry
4 14 (4.49%) NHS
5 13 (4.17%) CMDB
6 6 (1.92%) IVR
7 5 (1.60%) Mathematics
7 5 (1.60%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.28%) Firmware
9 3 (0.96%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.64%) GIS
10 2 (0.64%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.64%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.64%) RMADS
11 1 (0.32%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.32%) Celerra
11 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.32%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 93 (29.81%) Windows
2 48 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 46 (14.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (6.09%) UNIX
4 19 (6.09%) Windows 7
5 14 (4.49%) Linux
5 14 (4.49%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (3.53%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.92%) Android
8 5 (1.60%) Windows Vista
8 5 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.64%) CentOS
9 2 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.64%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.64%) Fedora
10 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.32%) Debian
10 1 (0.32%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (25.64%) ITIL
2 55 (17.63%) Load Balancing
3 47 (15.06%) Incident Management
4 42 (13.46%) Capacity Planning
5 37 (11.86%) E-Commerce
6 28 (8.97%) Network Design
7 24 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 23 (7.37%) Project Management
8 23 (7.37%) Analytics
9 22 (7.05%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (5.77%) Business Continuity
10 18 (5.77%) Supplier Management
11 17 (5.45%) Network Architecture
12 15 (4.81%) CRM
13 14 (4.49%) ETL
13 14 (4.49%) Network Management
14 13 (4.17%) Enterprise Architecture
14 13 (4.17%) WFM
14 13 (4.17%) Release Management
14 13 (4.17%) EAI
Programming Languages
1 22 (7.05%) SQL
2 7 (2.24%) C
3 3 (0.96%) VB
4 2 (0.64%) T-SQL
4 2 (0.64%) VBScript
4 2 (0.64%) Perl
4 2 (0.64%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.32%) C#
5 1 (0.32%) C++
5 1 (0.32%) VBA
5 1 (0.32%) Python
5 1 (0.32%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 152 (48.72%) Cisco Certification
2 128 (41.03%) CCNP
3 69 (22.12%) CCNA
4 37 (11.86%) CCSP
5 27 (8.65%) CCIE
6 21 (6.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (5.77%) MCSE
8 17 (5.45%) CCSE
9 15 (4.81%) Degree
10 14 (4.49%) Check Point Certification
11 9 (2.88%) CCDP
12 8 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (1.92%) CCSA
13 6 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (1.60%) CISSP
15 4 (1.28%) CCIP
16 3 (0.96%) CCDA
17 2 (0.64%) MCSA
17 2 (0.64%) JNCIS
18 1 (0.32%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.69%) SLA
2 12 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.28%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 43 (13.78%) Active Directory
2 27 (8.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.60%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.60%) XenApp
5 4 (1.28%) vSphere
6 3 (0.96%) Terminal Server
7 2 (0.64%) XenServer
7 2 (0.64%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.64%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.32%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (0.32%) Postfix
8 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.32%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (2.88%) ARCserve
2 8 (2.56%) SCCM
3 3 (0.96%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.96%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.64%) WSUS
4 2 (0.64%) SCOM
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.32%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 172 (55.13%) Cisco
2 85 (27.24%) CheckPoint
3 68 (21.79%) Microsoft
4 38 (12.18%) VMware
5 22 (7.05%) Juniper
6 14 (4.49%) HP
7 13 (4.17%) Citrix
8 11 (3.53%) F5
9 10 (3.21%) SolarWinds
10 9 (2.88%) Fortinet
11 7 (2.24%) Apple
12 6 (1.92%) Nimsoft
13 5 (1.60%) BT
14 4 (1.28%) Capita
14 4 (1.28%) Avaya
14 4 (1.28%) Symantec
14 4 (1.28%) EMC
15 3 (0.96%) McAfee
15 3 (0.96%) Oracle
15 3 (0.96%) Sage
West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £28000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £50,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Oncall, Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum Expenses, Mobile Phone, Laptop, Pens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago