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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 68 69 87
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 177 179 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.72% 3.67% 2.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.79% 18.61% 13.88%
Number of salaries quoted 155 148 70
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
744 962 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.65% 19.75% 17.99%
Number of salaries quoted 615 729 481
Average salary £40,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.87% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 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 4 August 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
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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 -4 144 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Wakefield +11 13 £37,500 -9.63%
Huddersfield - 9 - -
Bradford -21 7 £60,000 +71.42% 1
Castleford +5 5 £22,500 -13.46%
Keighley - 1 £32,500 -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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.

1 317 (92.69%) LAN
2 218 (63.74%) Cisco
3 168 (49.12%) Cisco Certification
4 132 (38.60%) Windows
5 126 (36.84%) Microsoft
6 124 (36.26%) Firewall
7 113 (33.04%) CheckPoint
8 104 (30.41%) ITIL
9 99 (28.95%) Active Directory
10 93 (27.19%) VPN
11 87 (25.44%) CCNA
11 87 (25.44%) VMware
12 84 (24.56%) CCNP
13 80 (23.39%) Network Security
14 72 (21.05%) HP
15 67 (19.59%) F5
16 66 (19.30%) MS Excel
17 65 (19.01%) Wireless
18 64 (18.71%) SQL Server
19 59 (17.25%) Load Balancing
20 58 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
21 57 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
22 55 (16.08%) MS Exchange
22 55 (16.08%) DNS
23 54 (15.79%) Incident Management
24 53 (15.50%) TCP/IP
25 52 (15.20%) Linux
26 48 (14.04%) Network Design
27 47 (13.74%) Unified Communications
27 47 (13.74%) Data Centre

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 55 (16.08%) MS Exchange
2 39 (11.40%) Lync
3 13 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.22%) SharePoint
6 7 (2.05%) IIS
6 7 (2.05%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.58%) Confluence
8 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.29%) SAS
9 1 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 66 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 35 (10.23%) MS Office
3 27 (7.89%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Oracle Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Line 500
2 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.29%) SaaS
1 1 (0.29%) PaaS
1 1 (0.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 317 (92.69%) LAN
2 124 (36.26%) Firewall
3 93 (27.19%) VPN
4 80 (23.39%) Network Security
5 65 (19.01%) Wireless
6 57 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 55 (16.08%) DNS
8 53 (15.50%) TCP/IP
9 47 (13.74%) Unified Communications
10 46 (13.45%) Wireless Security
10 46 (13.45%) SAN
11 45 (13.16%) MPLS
12 31 (9.06%) BGP
13 29 (8.48%) NAS
14 25 (7.31%) VoIP
15 24 (7.02%) DHCP
15 24 (7.02%) Cisco PIX
16 22 (6.43%) OSPF
17 21 (6.14%) IP Telephony
18 19 (5.56%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (18.71%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.56%) MySQL
3 12 (3.51%) NoSQL
4 11 (3.22%) Riak
4 11 (3.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.29%) MS Access
7 1 (0.29%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.29%) OLTP
7 1 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.58%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.58%) JIRA
General
1 22 (6.43%) Telecoms
2 16 (4.68%) Finance
3 12 (3.51%) Retail
4 7 (2.05%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.75%) Games
5 6 (1.75%) Legal
6 3 (0.88%) Marketing
6 3 (0.88%) Law
7 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 88 (25.73%) Network Engineer
2 67 (19.59%) Architect
3 49 (14.33%) Analyst
4 41 (11.99%) Network Architect
5 39 (11.40%) Cisco Architect
5 39 (11.40%) Network Design Architect
6 36 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
7 29 (8.48%) Consultant
8 27 (7.89%) Network Consultant
8 27 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 23 (6.73%) Communications Engineer
10 20 (5.85%) Support Analyst
11 19 (5.56%) Security Consultant
12 18 (5.26%) Infrastructure Architect
12 18 (5.26%) Network Security Consultant
13 17 (4.97%) Unified Communications Engineer
14 16 (4.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
15 14 (4.09%) 2nd Line Support
16 12 (3.51%) Technical Support
17 11 (3.22%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.46%) CSS
2 3 (0.88%) HTML
2 3 (0.88%) Middleware
3 2 (0.58%) VXML
3 2 (0.58%) RESTful
3 2 (0.58%) COM+
3 2 (0.58%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.58%) .NET
3 2 (0.58%) Web Services
4 1 (0.29%) XSD
4 1 (0.29%) WAP
4 1 (0.29%) WSDL
4 1 (0.29%) J2EE
4 1 (0.29%) SOAP
4 1 (0.29%) REST
4 1 (0.29%) Java EE
4 1 (0.29%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.74%) Data Centre
2 31 (9.06%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (4.97%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.22%) Statistics
5 9 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.63%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.17%) CMDB
7 4 (1.17%) iPhone
7 4 (1.17%) iPad
8 3 (0.88%) IVR
9 2 (0.58%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.58%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.29%) User Experience
10 1 (0.29%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.29%) PDA
10 1 (0.29%) DTV
10 1 (0.29%) NHS
10 1 (0.29%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.29%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 132 (38.60%) Windows
2 52 (15.20%) Linux
3 28 (8.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (6.73%) Windows Server 2003
5 22 (6.43%) UNIX
6 21 (6.14%) Windows 8
7 20 (5.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 20 (5.85%) Windows 7
8 19 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (3.80%) Windows XP
10 9 (2.63%) Solaris
10 9 (2.63%) AIX
11 7 (2.05%) HPUX
12 4 (1.17%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.88%) Debian
13 3 (0.88%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.58%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.29%) CentOS
15 1 (0.29%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (30.41%) ITIL
2 59 (17.25%) Load Balancing
3 54 (15.79%) Incident Management
4 48 (14.04%) Network Design
5 30 (8.77%) Capacity Planning
6 27 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 26 (7.60%) E-Commerce
8 22 (6.43%) Root Cause Analysis
9 21 (6.14%) Project Management
10 16 (4.68%) BCP
10 16 (4.68%) TOGAF
10 16 (4.68%) Mentoring
11 15 (4.39%) Business Continuity
11 15 (4.39%) Service Delivery
11 15 (4.39%) Business Continuity Planning
12 13 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (3.51%) Coaching
14 11 (3.22%) Network Architecture
15 10 (2.92%) Change Management
15 10 (2.92%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 28 (8.19%) SQL
2 6 (1.75%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.17%) Java
4 2 (0.58%) C#
4 2 (0.58%) C++
4 2 (0.58%) VBA
5 1 (0.29%) Python
5 1 (0.29%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.29%) C
Qualifications
1 168 (49.12%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (25.44%) CCNA
3 84 (24.56%) CCNP
4 43 (12.57%) HP ASE
5 38 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 37 (10.82%) CCSP
7 24 (7.02%) CCSA
8 20 (5.85%) ITIL Certification
9 18 (5.26%) CCIE
10 17 (4.97%) CCSE
11 13 (3.80%) ISEB
12 12 (3.51%) CCDA
12 12 (3.51%) MCP
13 11 (3.22%) CCDP
14 10 (2.92%) MCSE
14 10 (2.92%) Degree
15 9 (2.63%) MCSA
16 6 (1.75%) CCIP
16 6 (1.75%) CCVP
17 4 (1.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.02%) SLA
2 13 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.17%) QA
5 1 (0.29%) COBIT
System Software
1 99 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 58 (16.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (6.14%) VMware ESX
4 18 (5.26%) vSphere
5 14 (4.09%) Hyper-V
6 11 (3.22%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (2.05%) KVM
7 7 (2.05%) XenServer
7 7 (2.05%) Xen
8 5 (1.46%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.17%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.29%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (2.05%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.75%) FortiGate
3 5 (1.46%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.17%) SCOM
5 3 (0.88%) WSUS
5 3 (0.88%) OpenView
5 3 (0.88%) SCCM
6 2 (0.58%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.58%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (0.58%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.58%) Cacti
6 2 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.29%) ServiceCenter
7 1 (0.29%) Nagios
7 1 (0.29%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.29%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.29%) Foglight
7 1 (0.29%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 218 (63.74%) Cisco
2 126 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 113 (33.04%) CheckPoint
4 87 (25.44%) VMware
5 72 (21.05%) HP
6 67 (19.59%) F5
7 43 (12.57%) Huawei
8 31 (9.06%) Oracle
9 24 (7.02%) NetApp
10 23 (6.73%) Juniper
11 21 (6.14%) Citrix
12 18 (5.26%) IBM
13 16 (4.68%) Red Hat
14 11 (3.22%) EMC
14 11 (3.22%) Infoblox
15 10 (2.92%) Brocade
16 9 (2.63%) Tandberg
16 9 (2.63%) Blue Coat
16 9 (2.63%) Avaya
17 7 (2.05%) Sourcefire
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + amazing benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Lindam
Salary: From £19,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago