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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 87 130 110
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 92 78 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 2.61% 1.74% 2.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.49% 12.62% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 72 74 98
Median salary £38,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £31,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
449 618 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 12.74% 13.77% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 387 526 665
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds +32 67 £35,000 -22.22% 4
Bradford +17 14 £41,250 +65.00%
Wakefield -2 6 £42,000 - 1
Wetherby - 3 £27,500 - 1
Halifax - 1 £21,500 -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 207 (88.84%) LAN
2 145 (62.23%) Windows
3 128 (54.94%) Windows Server
4 126 (54.08%) Microsoft
5 114 (48.93%) Active Directory
6 108 (46.35%) VMware
7 106 (45.49%) Cisco
8 86 (36.91%) Firewall
9 85 (36.48%) Data Centre
10 80 (34.33%) SAN
11 74 (31.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 71 (30.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 68 (29.18%) MS Exchange
14 66 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 52 (22.32%) ITIL
16 51 (21.89%) SQL Server
17 50 (21.46%) Citrix
18 49 (21.03%) Cisco Certification
18 49 (21.03%) Microsoft Certification
19 47 (20.17%) DHCP
20 45 (19.31%) DNS
21 43 (18.45%) Disaster Recovery
22 40 (17.17%) MPLS
22 40 (17.17%) HP
23 36 (15.45%) Telecoms
24 35 (15.02%) VPN
24 35 (15.02%) CCNP
25 33 (14.16%) Linux
25 33 (14.16%) Unified Communications
26 32 (13.73%) SCOM

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 68 (29.18%) MS Exchange
2 31 (13.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (5.15%) IIS
4 10 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (4.29%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.72%) CloudStack
5 4 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (1.72%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.86%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.43%) Confluence
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 29 (12.45%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.29%) Office 365
2 6 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.29%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (0.86%) SaaS
5 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 207 (88.84%) LAN
2 86 (36.91%) Firewall
3 80 (34.33%) SAN
4 47 (20.17%) DHCP
5 45 (19.31%) DNS
6 40 (17.17%) MPLS
7 35 (15.02%) VPN
8 33 (14.16%) Unified Communications
9 19 (8.15%) TCP/IP
10 16 (6.87%) BGP
10 16 (6.87%) NAS
10 16 (6.87%) OSPF
11 15 (6.44%) Wireless
12 14 (6.01%) Wi-Fi
13 13 (5.58%) Asterisk PBX
13 13 (5.58%) VoIP
14 12 (5.15%) Software-Defined Networking
15 11 (4.72%) VLAN
16 10 (4.29%) Internet
17 7 (3.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (21.89%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.01%) MySQL
3 4 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.43%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.43%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (0.43%) JIRA
General
1 36 (15.45%) Telecoms
2 19 (8.15%) Retail
3 8 (3.43%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.72%) Finance
5 1 (0.43%) Back Office
5 1 (0.43%) Law
5 1 (0.43%) Legal
5 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (17.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (15.45%) Network Engineer
3 35 (15.02%) Analyst
4 28 (12.02%) IT Engineer
5 27 (11.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 25 (10.73%) Support Analyst
7 22 (9.44%) Support Engineer
8 21 (9.01%) Architect
8 21 (9.01%) Infrastructure Manager
8 21 (9.01%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 21 (9.01%) Project Manager
9 20 (8.58%) Senior Network Engineer
10 19 (8.15%) Infrastructure Support
11 17 (7.30%) Administrator
11 17 (7.30%) Systems Administrator
12 16 (6.87%) Technical Analyst
13 15 (6.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 15 (6.44%) Infrastructure Architect
13 15 (6.44%) Technical Support
14 14 (6.01%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 85 (36.48%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.43%) HP Storage
3 5 (2.15%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (1.72%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.72%) Clustering
4 4 (1.72%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.29%) Linux Command Line
5 3 (1.29%) Replication
6 2 (0.86%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.86%) CCTV
6 2 (0.86%) Fat Client
6 2 (0.86%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.43%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.43%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.43%) Mobile Computing
7 1 (0.43%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 145 (62.23%) Windows
2 128 (54.94%) Windows Server
3 74 (31.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 71 (30.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (14.16%) Linux
6 31 (13.30%) Windows 7
7 21 (9.01%) Windows Server 2003
8 15 (6.44%) Unix
9 7 (3.00%) Solaris
10 6 (2.58%) Windows Phone
11 5 (2.15%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.72%) AIX
12 4 (1.72%) Debian
12 4 (1.72%) HPUX
12 4 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (1.72%) Ubuntu
13 3 (1.29%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.29%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.86%) Windows XP
15 1 (0.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (22.32%) ITIL
2 43 (18.45%) Disaster Recovery
3 26 (11.16%) Project Management
4 22 (9.44%) PRINCE2
5 19 (8.15%) Application Rationalisation
5 19 (8.15%) Data Management
6 17 (7.30%) ITIL V3
6 17 (7.30%) Validation
7 16 (6.87%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (6.44%) Capacity Management
8 15 (6.44%) Network Management
9 14 (6.01%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (6.01%) Enterprise Architecture
10 13 (5.58%) Service Management
10 13 (5.58%) TOGAF
11 12 (5.15%) Change Management
11 12 (5.15%) Fault Analysis
11 12 (5.15%) Problem Management
12 11 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (4.72%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 29 (12.45%) SQL
2 11 (4.72%) PowerShell
3 8 (3.43%) Bash Shell
3 8 (3.43%) Python
3 8 (3.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (21.03%) Cisco Certification
1 49 (21.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (15.02%) CCNP
3 28 (12.02%) MCSE
4 25 (10.73%) CCNA
5 23 (9.87%) MCSA
6 11 (4.72%) CCIE
7 10 (4.29%) Citrix Certification
8 7 (3.00%) CCEA
8 7 (3.00%) MCP
9 6 (2.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.29%) CCA
10 3 (1.29%) CCSA
10 3 (1.29%) CCSE
10 3 (1.29%) MCITP
10 3 (1.29%) VCAP
11 2 (0.86%) CCDA
11 2 (0.86%) CCIP
11 2 (0.86%) ISEB
11 2 (0.86%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.01%) SLA
2 3 (1.29%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.86%) QA
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 114 (48.93%) Active Directory
2 66 (28.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (13.73%) Hyper-V
4 19 (8.15%) vSphere
5 18 (7.73%) XenDesktop
6 14 (6.01%) OpenSIPS
6 14 (6.01%) Terminal Services
6 14 (6.01%) VMware ESX
7 12 (5.15%) KVM
7 12 (5.15%) Xen
7 12 (5.15%) XenApp
8 6 (2.58%) XenServer
9 2 (0.86%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.43%) Docker
10 1 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (0.43%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 32 (13.73%) SCOM
2 29 (12.45%) SCCM
3 12 (5.15%) vMotion
4 9 (3.86%) WSUS
5 8 (3.43%) Cobbler
5 8 (3.43%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (3.43%) Puppet
5 8 (3.43%) Tivoli
6 7 (3.00%) FortiGate
7 4 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (1.72%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.72%) SCVMM
7 4 (1.72%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.86%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.86%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 126 (54.08%) Microsoft
2 108 (46.35%) VMware
3 106 (45.49%) Cisco
4 50 (21.46%) Citrix
5 40 (17.17%) HP
6 29 (12.45%) Juniper
7 21 (9.01%) Avaya
8 19 (8.15%) F5
9 18 (7.73%) NetApp
10 17 (7.30%) Oracle
11 12 (5.15%) EMC
11 12 (5.15%) Veeam
12 7 (3.00%) 3PAR
13 5 (2.15%) CheckPoint
13 5 (2.15%) Dell
13 5 (2.15%) Dell Compellent
13 5 (2.15%) Red Hat
13 5 (2.15%) SonicWALL
14 4 (1.72%) Symantec
15 3 (1.29%) CommVault
Pontefract, West Yorkshire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £22,500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wetherby
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Squire Patton Boggs
Salary: From £27,000 to £32,000 per annum Plus comprehensive benefits package
Posted: 23 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
GCI Network Solutions
Salary: £21,400 per annum plus shift allowance of £3600 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago