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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 54 89
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +35
Permanent jobs citing WAN 171 208 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.66% 4.28% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.62% 19.57% 15.18%
Number of salaries quoted 152 167 80
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £22,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
756 1063 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.18% 21.89% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 609 767 473
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 September 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 September 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 -13 142 £50,000 +16.95% 13
Wakefield +15 8 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Huddersfield -2 6 - -
Castleford +1 4 £22,500 -13.46%
Bradford -15 4 £60,000 +65.51% 2
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 304 (91.57%) LAN
2 211 (63.55%) Cisco
3 168 (50.60%) Cisco Certification
4 130 (39.16%) Firewall
5 126 (37.95%) Windows
6 123 (37.05%) Microsoft
7 106 (31.93%) CheckPoint
8 99 (29.82%) ITIL
9 94 (28.31%) CCNA
10 92 (27.71%) Active Directory
11 88 (26.51%) VMware
12 85 (25.60%) CCNP
12 85 (25.60%) VPN
13 79 (23.80%) Network Security
14 75 (22.59%) HP
15 74 (22.29%) Wireless
16 67 (20.18%) SQL Server
17 63 (18.98%) F5
18 62 (18.67%) MS Excel
19 59 (17.77%) VMware Infrastructure
19 59 (17.77%) Load Balancing
20 57 (17.17%) Linux
21 54 (16.27%) DNS
22 52 (15.66%) Cisco ASA
23 51 (15.36%) Wireless Security
23 51 (15.36%) Unified Communications
23 51 (15.36%) MS Exchange
24 50 (15.06%) SAN
24 50 (15.06%) Incident Management
25 48 (14.46%) Network Design

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 51 (15.36%) MS Exchange
2 39 (11.75%) Lync
3 14 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2013
4 12 (3.61%) OpenStack
5 10 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (3.01%) SharePoint
6 6 (1.81%) IIS
7 3 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.60%) Confluence
8 2 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.30%) CMS
Applications
1 62 (18.67%) MS Excel
2 29 (8.73%) MS Office
3 25 (7.53%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.60%) Line 500
2 2 (0.60%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.30%) SaaS
1 1 (0.30%) PaaS
1 1 (0.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 304 (91.57%) LAN
2 130 (39.16%) Firewall
3 85 (25.60%) VPN
4 79 (23.80%) Network Security
5 74 (22.29%) Wireless
6 54 (16.27%) DNS
7 52 (15.66%) Cisco ASA
8 51 (15.36%) Wireless Security
8 51 (15.36%) Unified Communications
9 50 (15.06%) SAN
10 48 (14.46%) TCP/IP
11 42 (12.65%) MPLS
12 34 (10.24%) NAS
13 27 (8.13%) BGP
14 25 (7.53%) Cisco PIX
15 24 (7.23%) DHCP
16 22 (6.63%) IP Telephony
17 21 (6.33%) VoIP
18 20 (6.02%) OSPF
18 20 (6.02%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (20.18%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.53%) MySQL
3 13 (3.92%) NoSQL
4 12 (3.61%) Riak
4 12 (3.61%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.60%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.30%) OLTP
6 1 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 2 (0.60%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.60%) JIRA
General
1 23 (6.93%) Telecoms
2 16 (4.82%) Finance
3 9 (2.71%) Manufacturing
4 7 (2.11%) Retail
4 7 (2.11%) Legal
5 6 (1.81%) Games
6 5 (1.51%) Marketing
7 3 (0.90%) Law
7 3 (0.90%) Electronics
8 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 95 (28.61%) Network Engineer
2 69 (20.78%) Architect
3 42 (12.65%) Network Architect
4 40 (12.05%) Cisco Architect
4 40 (12.05%) Network Design Architect
5 37 (11.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 35 (10.54%) Analyst
7 26 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 23 (6.93%) Communications Engineer
9 20 (6.02%) Consultant
10 19 (5.72%) Network Consultant
10 19 (5.72%) Infrastructure Architect
11 18 (5.42%) Unified Communications Engineer
12 16 (4.82%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 14 (4.22%) Security Consultant
13 14 (4.22%) Support Analyst
13 14 (4.22%) Network Security Consultant
14 12 (3.61%) Linux Administrator
14 12 (3.61%) Linux Systems Administrator
14 12 (3.61%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.81%) CSS
2 3 (0.90%) Middleware
3 2 (0.60%) VXML
3 2 (0.60%) RESTful
3 2 (0.60%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.30%) J2EE
4 1 (0.30%) REST
4 1 (0.30%) Java EE
4 1 (0.30%) JSON
4 1 (0.30%) SOAP
4 1 (0.30%) Web Services
4 1 (0.30%) XSD
4 1 (0.30%) WAP
4 1 (0.30%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 46 (13.86%) Data Centre
2 33 (9.94%) Video Conferencing
3 17 (5.12%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.31%) Statistics
5 9 (2.71%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.41%) Blackberry
7 5 (1.51%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.20%) CMDB
9 3 (0.90%) DTV
9 3 (0.90%) IVR
10 2 (0.60%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.60%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.30%) User Experience
11 1 (0.30%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.30%) HP Storage
11 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.30%) PDA
11 1 (0.30%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 126 (37.95%) Windows
2 57 (17.17%) Linux
3 29 (8.73%) UNIX
4 27 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (6.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (6.33%) Windows 7
5 21 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 19 (5.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 16 (4.82%) Windows 8
8 14 (4.22%) Solaris
8 14 (4.22%) AIX
9 12 (3.61%) HPUX
10 8 (2.41%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.90%) Debian
11 3 (0.90%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.60%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.60%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.60%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.30%) CentOS
13 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (29.82%) ITIL
2 59 (17.77%) Load Balancing
3 50 (15.06%) Incident Management
4 48 (14.46%) Network Design
5 30 (9.04%) Capacity Planning
6 27 (8.13%) E-Commerce
7 23 (6.93%) Disaster Recovery
8 20 (6.02%) Project Management
8 20 (6.02%) Root Cause Analysis
9 17 (5.12%) TOGAF
10 16 (4.82%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (4.52%) Service Delivery
11 15 (4.52%) Mentoring
12 13 (3.92%) Business Continuity
12 13 (3.92%) BCP
12 13 (3.92%) Business Continuity Planning
13 12 (3.61%) DevOps
13 12 (3.61%) Software Delivery
14 11 (3.31%) Coaching
14 11 (3.31%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.83%) SQL
2 5 (1.51%) PowerShell
3 4 (1.20%) Java
4 1 (0.30%) C
4 1 (0.30%) Python
4 1 (0.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 168 (50.60%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (28.31%) CCNA
3 85 (25.60%) CCNP
4 45 (13.55%) HP ASE
5 33 (9.94%) CCSP
6 29 (8.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (5.72%) ITIL Certification
8 17 (5.12%) CCSA
9 15 (4.52%) CCSE
9 15 (4.52%) CCIE
10 14 (4.22%) ISEB
11 12 (3.61%) CCDA
12 11 (3.31%) CCDP
13 10 (3.01%) MCSE
13 10 (3.01%) Degree
14 8 (2.41%) MCP
15 7 (2.11%) CCIP
15 7 (2.11%) CCVP
16 6 (1.81%) MCSA
17 4 (1.20%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.02%) SLA
2 12 (3.61%) PCI DSS
3 11 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.90%) QA
5 1 (0.30%) COBIT
System Software
1 92 (27.71%) Active Directory
2 59 (17.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.93%) vSphere
4 22 (6.63%) VMware ESX
5 14 (4.22%) Hyper-V
6 12 (3.61%) XenServer
6 12 (3.61%) Xen
6 12 (3.61%) Oracle RAC
6 12 (3.61%) KVM
7 5 (1.51%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.60%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.30%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (2.11%) Backup Exec
2 6 (1.81%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (1.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (1.20%) FortiGate
3 4 (1.20%) SCOM
4 3 (0.90%) OpenView
4 3 (0.90%) SCCM
5 2 (0.60%) Cacti
5 2 (0.60%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.60%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.60%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.60%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.30%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.30%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.30%) Nagios
6 1 (0.30%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.30%) Foglight
Vendors
1 211 (63.55%) Cisco
2 123 (37.05%) Microsoft
3 106 (31.93%) CheckPoint
4 88 (26.51%) VMware
5 75 (22.59%) HP
6 63 (18.98%) F5
7 45 (13.55%) Huawei
8 37 (11.14%) Oracle
9 25 (7.53%) NetApp
10 19 (5.72%) IBM
11 18 (5.42%) Citrix
12 17 (5.12%) Red Hat
13 12 (3.61%) Juniper
13 12 (3.61%) EMC
13 12 (3.61%) Infoblox
14 9 (2.71%) Tandberg
14 9 (2.71%) Avaya
15 8 (2.41%) Brocade
16 6 (1.81%) McAfee
17 5 (1.51%) Apple
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £24k - 26k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Health & Social Care Information Centre
Salary: up to £98,453 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 18 days ago