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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 85 69 68
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 126 157 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.65% 3.69% 3.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.54% 19.50% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 109 139 96
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,700 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
811 805 754
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 17.04% 18.91% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 654 574 571
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -12 102 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Wakefield -13 10 £30,000 +33.33% 6
Halifax - 8 £40,000 -
Bradford -16 4 £26,500 -
Huddersfield - 1 - -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 336 (96.00%) LAN
2 199 (56.86%) Cisco
3 173 (49.43%) Cisco Certification
4 166 (47.43%) Firewall
5 159 (45.43%) CCNP
6 109 (31.14%) Windows
7 101 (28.86%) Network Security
8 98 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 91 (26.00%) ITIL
10 89 (25.43%) VoIP
10 89 (25.43%) MPLS
11 87 (24.86%) CCNA
12 85 (24.29%) CheckPoint
12 85 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
13 80 (22.86%) Active Directory
14 74 (21.14%) CCSP
15 70 (20.00%) VPN
16 62 (17.71%) VMware
17 61 (17.43%) BGP
17 61 (17.43%) Capacity Planning
18 60 (17.14%) Incident Management
19 55 (15.71%) MS Excel
20 51 (14.57%) E-Commerce
21 49 (14.00%) OSPF
22 46 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
22 46 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
23 43 (12.29%) TCP/IP
24 42 (12.00%) Windows 7
25 41 (11.71%) Microsoft Certification
26 39 (11.14%) UNIX

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 35 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (3.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (3.43%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (2.00%) IIS
6 7 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.71%) SAS
8 3 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.86%) Lync
9 2 (0.57%) Site Server
9 2 (0.57%) Apache
10 1 (0.29%) CMS
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.29%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.29%) Quickr
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (15.71%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.29%) Office 365
1 1 (0.29%) IaaS
1 1 (0.29%) SaaS
1 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 336 (96.00%) LAN
2 166 (47.43%) Firewall
3 101 (28.86%) Network Security
4 89 (25.43%) VoIP
4 89 (25.43%) MPLS
5 85 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
6 70 (20.00%) VPN
7 61 (17.43%) BGP
8 49 (14.00%) OSPF
9 43 (12.29%) TCP/IP
10 35 (10.00%) EIGRP
11 33 (9.43%) Internet
12 32 (9.14%) DNS
13 31 (8.86%) FWSM
14 27 (7.71%) SAN
15 26 (7.43%) PBX
16 23 (6.57%) VLAN
17 22 (6.29%) DHCP
17 22 (6.29%) HSRP
18 21 (6.00%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.71%) MS Access
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
General
1 25 (7.14%) Finance
2 19 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.71%) Retail
4 4 (1.14%) Banking
4 4 (1.14%) Games
5 2 (0.57%) Legal
5 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.29%) Back Office
6 1 (0.29%) Advertising
6 1 (0.29%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.29%) Marketing
6 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 164 (46.86%) Network Engineer
2 53 (15.14%) Architect
3 52 (14.86%) Analyst
4 36 (10.29%) Support Engineer
4 36 (10.29%) Senior Network Engineer
5 24 (6.86%) IT Support
5 24 (6.86%) Solutions Architect
6 23 (6.57%) Support Analyst
7 21 (6.00%) Network Support
7 21 (6.00%) Security Analyst
8 20 (5.71%) Network Analyst
9 17 (4.86%) Network Architect
10 15 (4.29%) Network Security Analyst
10 15 (4.29%) 2nd Line Support
10 15 (4.29%) IT Support Analyst
10 15 (4.29%) Network Support Engineer
11 13 (3.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (3.43%) Cisco Engineer
13 11 (3.14%) Administrator
13 11 (3.14%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.71%) .NET
1 6 (1.71%) COM+
2 2 (0.57%) HTML
2 2 (0.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 25 (7.14%) CMDB
3 22 (6.29%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (4.29%) Clustering
5 13 (3.71%) Management Information System
6 7 (2.00%) Replication
6 7 (2.00%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.71%) NHS
8 4 (1.14%) PKI
9 3 (0.86%) IVR
10 2 (0.57%) Mainframe
11 1 (0.29%) Statistics
11 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.29%) PMI
11 1 (0.29%) FMCG
11 1 (0.29%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.29%) RMADS
11 1 (0.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 109 (31.14%) Windows
2 46 (13.14%) Windows Server 2003
2 46 (13.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (12.00%) Windows 7
4 39 (11.14%) UNIX
5 18 (5.14%) Linux
6 17 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (3.43%) Windows XP
8 8 (2.29%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.71%) Mac OS
9 6 (1.71%) Android
10 4 (1.14%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.86%) Windows Vista
11 3 (0.86%) AIX
11 3 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (26.00%) ITIL
2 61 (17.43%) Capacity Planning
3 60 (17.14%) Incident Management
4 51 (14.57%) E-Commerce
5 30 (8.57%) Load Balancing
6 29 (8.29%) Business Continuity
6 29 (8.29%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (7.71%) Network Architecture
8 26 (7.43%) Enterprise Architecture
9 25 (7.14%) ETL
9 25 (7.14%) EAI
9 25 (7.14%) SOA
9 25 (7.14%) CRM
9 25 (7.14%) WFM
9 25 (7.14%) Asset Management
9 25 (7.14%) Contact Management
10 23 (6.57%) Change Management
11 21 (6.00%) Network Design
12 18 (5.14%) Project Management
13 17 (4.86%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.00%) SQL
2 9 (2.57%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.71%) VBA
3 6 (1.71%) C#
3 6 (1.71%) C++
4 4 (1.14%) C
5 3 (0.86%) VB
6 1 (0.29%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 173 (49.43%) Cisco Certification
2 159 (45.43%) CCNP
3 87 (24.86%) CCNA
4 74 (21.14%) CCSP
5 41 (11.71%) Microsoft Certification
6 30 (8.57%) MCSE
7 27 (7.71%) CCSA
8 22 (6.29%) CCSE
9 20 (5.71%) CCIE
10 17 (4.86%) CCDP
11 15 (4.29%) MCSA
11 15 (4.29%) CCDA
12 8 (2.29%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (2.00%) CISSP
14 6 (1.71%) VCP5
14 6 (1.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (1.71%) Degree
14 6 (1.71%) CCVP
15 4 (1.14%) MCP
16 3 (0.86%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.29%) SLA
2 20 (5.71%) PCI DSS
3 9 (2.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 80 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 36 (10.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (4.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.14%) Firmware
4 11 (3.14%) XenApp
5 9 (2.57%) Terminal Services
5 9 (2.57%) vSphere
6 3 (0.86%) VMware ESX
6 3 (0.86%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (0.86%) XenServer
6 3 (0.86%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.57%) UAG
7 2 (0.57%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 13 (3.71%) Cisco UCCX
2 10 (2.86%) Cisco UCCE
3 7 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (2.00%) SCCM
4 5 (1.43%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.86%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.57%) WSUS
6 2 (0.57%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.29%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 199 (56.86%) Cisco
2 98 (28.00%) Microsoft
3 85 (24.29%) CheckPoint
4 62 (17.71%) VMware
5 29 (8.29%) Citrix
6 16 (4.57%) Riverbed
7 13 (3.71%) SolarWinds
8 12 (3.43%) HP
9 9 (2.57%) Fortinet
9 9 (2.57%) F5
10 8 (2.29%) Symantec
11 7 (2.00%) Dell
11 7 (2.00%) McAfee
12 6 (1.71%) Cyber-Ark
12 6 (1.71%) NetApp
12 6 (1.71%) Juniper
12 6 (1.71%) EMC
12 6 (1.71%) Alterian
13 5 (1.43%) Oracle
13 5 (1.43%) Sophos
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Salary is Negotiable plus benefits and car allowance
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus+OT+Bens
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £60000 per annum + Bonus + Full Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Prism Medical UK
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + Company Pension
Posted: 22 days ago
West Yorkshire
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + co car, pen
Posted: 25 days ago