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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 132 102 72
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -30
Permanent jobs citing WAN 79 118 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.80% 2.50% 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.99% 14.88% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 74 100 142
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,450 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £50,250 £46,600
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
608 793 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.85% 16.79% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 515 636 564
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,200 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 -26 66 £45,000 - 13
Wakefield +7 9 £42,000 +40.00% 2
Huddersfield +10 2 £23,250 -
Bradford -7 2 £25,000 -5.66% 1
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 169 (92.35%) LAN
2 116 (63.39%) Cisco
3 99 (54.10%) Firewall
4 89 (48.63%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (36.61%) CCNA
5 67 (36.61%) Network Security
6 64 (34.97%) CCNP
7 61 (33.33%) Wireless
8 59 (32.24%) CheckPoint
9 51 (27.87%) Cisco ASA
10 48 (26.23%) Windows
11 43 (23.50%) VMware
11 43 (23.50%) VPN
12 40 (21.86%) Active Directory
13 38 (20.77%) Microsoft
13 38 (20.77%) Incident Management
14 36 (19.67%) ITIL
15 32 (17.49%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (16.39%) CCSP
17 28 (15.30%) High Availability
18 26 (14.21%) MPLS
19 25 (13.66%) E-Commerce
19 25 (13.66%) Cisco PIX
19 25 (13.66%) Capacity Planning
20 24 (13.11%) Trend Analysis
20 24 (13.11%) TCP/IP
20 24 (13.11%) BGP
21 23 (12.57%) Linux
22 19 (10.38%) Finance
22 19 (10.38%) CCIE

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (9.29%) MS Exchange
2 14 (7.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (7.10%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (3.83%) CloudStack
4 7 (3.83%) OpenStack
5 5 (2.73%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.64%) Confluence
6 3 (1.64%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.09%) IIS
7 2 (1.09%) JBoss
7 2 (1.09%) WebLogic
7 2 (1.09%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.55%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (7.10%) MS Excel
2 9 (4.92%) MS Office
3 2 (1.09%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.09%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.55%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.83%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.64%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 169 (92.35%) LAN
2 99 (54.10%) Firewall
3 67 (36.61%) Network Security
4 61 (33.33%) Wireless
5 51 (27.87%) Cisco ASA
6 43 (23.50%) VPN
7 26 (14.21%) MPLS
8 25 (13.66%) Cisco PIX
9 24 (13.11%) BGP
9 24 (13.11%) TCP/IP
10 19 (10.38%) SAN
11 16 (8.74%) DNS
12 13 (7.10%) Cisco IOS
12 13 (7.10%) OSPF
13 12 (6.56%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (6.56%) SSL
13 12 (6.56%) Wireless Security
14 11 (6.01%) Cisco Wireless
15 10 (5.46%) Internet
15 10 (5.46%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.92%) MySQL
3 5 (2.73%) Big Data
4 2 (1.09%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.09%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (3.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.64%) JIRA
2 3 (1.64%) Phabricator
General
1 19 (10.38%) Finance
2 11 (6.01%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.37%) Legal
4 6 (3.28%) Marketing
5 3 (1.64%) Electronics
5 3 (1.64%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.09%) Back Office
6 2 (1.09%) Games
6 2 (1.09%) Law
6 2 (1.09%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (40.44%) Network Engineer
2 48 (26.23%) Cisco Engineer
3 44 (24.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 35 (19.13%) Security Engineer
5 34 (18.58%) Network Security Engineer
6 27 (14.75%) Analyst
7 24 (13.11%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 23 (12.57%) Security Analyst
9 22 (12.02%) Cisco Analyst
9 22 (12.02%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 22 (12.02%) Cisco Security Analyst
9 22 (12.02%) Network Analyst
9 22 (12.02%) Network Security Analyst
10 20 (10.93%) Check Point Analyst
10 20 (10.93%) Senior Network Engineer
11 17 (9.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (6.56%) Architect
12 12 (6.56%) IT Engineer
13 11 (6.01%) IT Manager
13 11 (6.01%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.56%) .NET
2 2 (1.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.65%) Management Information System
2 12 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.01%) NHS
4 10 (5.46%) Data Centre
5 7 (3.83%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.73%) iPad
7 4 (2.19%) iPhone
8 2 (1.09%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.55%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.55%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.55%) Handset
9 1 (0.55%) SecurID
9 1 (0.55%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.55%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.23%) Windows
2 23 (12.57%) Linux
3 18 (9.84%) Windows Server
3 18 (9.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (9.29%) Unix
5 9 (4.92%) Windows 8
6 8 (4.37%) Solaris
7 7 (3.83%) AIX
7 7 (3.83%) HPUX
7 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (3.28%) Windows 7
9 5 (2.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (2.73%) Windows XP
10 4 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.64%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.64%) Mac OS X
12 2 (1.09%) CentOS
12 2 (1.09%) Debian
12 2 (1.09%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.77%) Incident Management
2 36 (19.67%) ITIL
3 28 (15.30%) High Availability
4 25 (13.66%) Capacity Planning
4 25 (13.66%) E-Commerce
5 24 (13.11%) Trend Analysis
6 18 (9.84%) Load Balancing
6 18 (9.84%) Root Cause Analysis
7 17 (9.29%) PRINCE2
8 16 (8.74%) Project Management
9 14 (7.65%) Presales
10 13 (7.10%) Network Design
11 12 (6.56%) ITIL V3
11 12 (6.56%) Problem Management
11 12 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
12 11 (6.01%) Change Management
12 11 (6.01%) Configuration Management
12 11 (6.01%) Time Management
13 10 (5.46%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (5.46%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (4.37%) PowerShell
1 8 (4.37%) SQL
2 4 (2.19%) Python
2 4 (2.19%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.64%) ABAP
3 3 (1.64%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.09%) Perl
4 2 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 89 (48.63%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (36.61%) CCNA
3 64 (34.97%) CCNP
4 30 (16.39%) CCSP
5 19 (10.38%) CCIE
6 13 (7.10%) CCSA
7 11 (6.01%) CCDA
8 10 (5.46%) HP ASE
8 10 (5.46%) HPE ATP
9 8 (4.37%) CCSE
10 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (3.28%) CISSP
12 5 (2.73%) MCSE
13 4 (2.19%) CCDP
13 4 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
14 3 (1.64%) Degree
14 3 (1.64%) JNCIA
15 2 (1.09%) CCVP
15 2 (1.09%) CEH
15 2 (1.09%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.10%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 40 (21.86%) Active Directory
2 32 (17.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (6.01%) vSphere
4 8 (4.37%) KVM
5 7 (3.83%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 7 (3.83%) vCloud
5 7 (3.83%) Xen
5 7 (3.83%) XenServer
6 3 (1.64%) ISA Server
6 3 (1.64%) VMware ESX
6 3 (1.64%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.09%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.55%) FreeRADIUS
8 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
8 1 (0.55%) Samba
8 1 (0.55%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (2.19%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.64%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.09%) Cobbler
3 2 (1.09%) OpenView
3 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.09%) Puppet
3 2 (1.09%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.09%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.55%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.55%) Nagios
Vendors
1 116 (63.39%) Cisco
2 59 (32.24%) CheckPoint
3 43 (23.50%) VMware
4 38 (20.77%) Microsoft
5 19 (10.38%) HP
6 14 (7.65%) F5
7 13 (7.10%) Oracle
8 12 (6.56%) Juniper
9 10 (5.46%) Huawei
10 9 (4.92%) McAfee
11 8 (4.37%) Citrix
11 8 (4.37%) Palo Alto
12 7 (3.83%) Aruba
13 6 (3.28%) Avaya
13 6 (3.28%) SAP
13 6 (3.28%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.73%) NetApp
15 4 (2.19%) Red Hat
15 4 (2.19%) Symantec
16 3 (1.64%) Apple
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £42000 per annum + £6500
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 to £64,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £23000 per annum + +BONUS
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago