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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 65 97 97
Rank change year-on-year
+32 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 161 130 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 3.65% 2.62% 2.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.18% 14.77% 12.25%
Number of salaries quoted 140 105 70
Average salary £46,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £27,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
726 880 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.48% 17.74% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 598 697 562
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +28 137 £50,000 +17.64% 12
Bradford -8 16 £30,000 -4.00%
Wakefield +3 7 £32,250 -14.00% 1
Huddersfield 0 7 £21,000 -35.38%
Castleford +7 2 £26,250 -34.37% 1
Cleckheaton -2 1 £27,500 +17.02%
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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.

1 265 (94.64%) LAN
2 157 (56.07%) Cisco
3 118 (42.14%) Microsoft
4 113 (40.36%) Cisco Certification
5 109 (38.93%) Windows
6 108 (38.57%) Active Directory
6 108 (38.57%) Firewall
7 82 (29.29%) CheckPoint
8 81 (28.93%) ITIL
9 72 (25.71%) CCNP
10 71 (25.36%) VPN
11 69 (24.64%) CCNA
12 68 (24.29%) MS Excel
13 66 (23.57%) Network Security
14 63 (22.50%) MS Exchange
15 61 (21.79%) VMware
16 56 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
17 53 (18.93%) Microsoft Certification
18 48 (17.14%) Incident Management
19 46 (16.43%) SQL Server
19 46 (16.43%) VMware Infrastructure
20 42 (15.00%) TCP/IP
21 41 (14.64%) Windows Server 2008
22 39 (13.93%) F5
23 38 (13.57%) DNS
24 36 (12.86%) CCSP
24 36 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
24 36 (12.86%) Lync
24 36 (12.86%) Load Balancing
25 35 (12.50%) Unified Communications

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 63 (22.50%) MS Exchange
2 36 (12.86%) Lync
3 18 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (2.14%) IIS
5 6 (2.14%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.71%) Site Server
7 2 (0.71%) SAS
7 2 (0.71%) Confluence
8 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 68 (24.29%) MS Excel
2 21 (7.50%) MS Office
3 16 (5.71%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.71%) Office 365
2 1 (0.36%) IaaS
2 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.36%) SaaS
2 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 265 (94.64%) LAN
2 108 (38.57%) Firewall
3 71 (25.36%) VPN
4 66 (23.57%) Network Security
5 56 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 42 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 38 (13.57%) DNS
8 35 (12.50%) Unified Communications
9 34 (12.14%) MPLS
10 31 (11.07%) SAN
11 27 (9.64%) VoIP
11 27 (9.64%) Internet
12 26 (9.29%) Cisco PIX
13 24 (8.57%) Wireless
14 23 (8.21%) BGP
15 19 (6.79%) OSPF
16 18 (6.43%) DHCP
17 17 (6.07%) Wireless Security
18 15 (5.36%) EIGRP
19 14 (5.00%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (16.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 7 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (2.50%) MySQL
3 6 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (2.14%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.14%) Riak
4 2 (0.71%) MS Access
4 2 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.36%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.71%) JIRA
1 2 (0.71%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (6.79%) Retail
2 12 (4.29%) Telecoms
3 11 (3.93%) Finance
4 8 (2.86%) Legal
5 2 (0.71%) Marketing
5 2 (0.71%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 71 (25.36%) Network Engineer
2 62 (22.14%) Analyst
3 34 (12.14%) Architect
4 30 (10.71%) Senior Network Engineer
5 23 (8.21%) Support Analyst
6 21 (7.50%) Consultant
6 21 (7.50%) Network Architect
6 21 (7.50%) Communications Engineer
7 18 (6.43%) 2nd Line Support
7 18 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (6.07%) Cisco Architect
8 17 (6.07%) Network Design Architect
9 16 (5.71%) IT Support
9 16 (5.71%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 16 (5.71%) Network Analyst
9 16 (5.71%) Security Analyst
9 16 (5.71%) Network Consultant
10 13 (4.64%) IT Support Analyst
10 13 (4.64%) Infrastructure Architect
11 12 (4.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.14%) HTML
2 3 (1.07%) .NET
2 3 (1.07%) COM+
3 2 (0.71%) VXML
3 2 (0.71%) RESTful
4 1 (0.36%) WAP
4 1 (0.36%) J2EE
4 1 (0.36%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (11.43%) Data Centre
2 21 (7.50%) Blackberry
2 21 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
3 14 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 7 (2.50%) NHS
4 7 (2.50%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (2.14%) Statistics
6 5 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.43%) iPhone
7 4 (1.43%) iPad
8 3 (1.07%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.71%) Clustering
9 2 (0.71%) IVR
9 2 (0.71%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.36%) User Experience
10 1 (0.36%) RMADS
10 1 (0.36%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 109 (38.93%) Windows
2 41 (14.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (12.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (11.07%) Linux
5 19 (6.79%) Windows 7
6 17 (6.07%) Windows XP
6 17 (6.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (5.36%) Windows 8
8 10 (3.57%) UNIX
9 9 (3.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (2.50%) Mac OS
11 3 (1.07%) AIX
12 2 (0.71%) Solaris
12 2 (0.71%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.71%) Android
13 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (28.93%) ITIL
2 48 (17.14%) Incident Management
3 36 (12.86%) Load Balancing
4 30 (10.71%) Network Design
5 29 (10.36%) Capacity Planning
6 28 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 27 (9.64%) E-Commerce
8 18 (6.43%) Business Continuity
9 17 (6.07%) Root Cause Analysis
10 16 (5.71%) Network Architecture
11 15 (5.36%) Project Management
11 15 (5.36%) Business Continuity Planning
12 14 (5.00%) BCP
13 12 (4.29%) Service Delivery
14 11 (3.93%) Change Management
15 10 (3.57%) TOGAF
15 10 (3.57%) Trend Analysis
16 9 (3.21%) Cyber Security
16 9 (3.21%) Data Protection
17 8 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (8.57%) SQL
2 3 (1.07%) C#
2 3 (1.07%) C++
2 3 (1.07%) VBA
3 2 (0.71%) C
3 2 (0.71%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.36%) Java
4 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 113 (40.36%) Cisco Certification
2 72 (25.71%) CCNP
3 69 (24.64%) CCNA
4 53 (18.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (12.86%) CCSP
6 27 (9.64%) CCSA
7 20 (7.14%) MCSE
7 20 (7.14%) MCSA
8 17 (6.07%) CCSE
8 17 (6.07%) HP ASE
9 15 (5.36%) CCIE
10 12 (4.29%) Degree
10 12 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.86%) ISEB
11 8 (2.86%) CCDA
11 8 (2.86%) CCDP
12 7 (2.50%) MCP
13 5 (1.79%) CISSP
13 5 (1.79%) MCITP
14 4 (1.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.43%) SLA
2 16 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (5.00%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.07%) QA
System Software
1 108 (38.57%) Active Directory
2 46 (16.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.29%) VMware ESX
4 11 (3.93%) Hyper-V
5 10 (3.57%) vSphere
6 7 (2.50%) Terminal Services
7 6 (2.14%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (1.79%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.07%) XenApp
9 3 (1.07%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (2.14%) WSUS
1 6 (2.14%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.07%) SCOM
3 2 (0.71%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.71%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.71%) Cacti
3 2 (0.71%) SCCM
3 2 (0.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.71%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.71%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.71%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.36%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.36%) OpenView
4 1 (0.36%) Nagios
4 1 (0.36%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.36%) Foglight
Vendors
1 157 (56.07%) Cisco
2 118 (42.14%) Microsoft
3 82 (29.29%) CheckPoint
4 61 (21.79%) VMware
5 39 (13.93%) F5
6 32 (11.43%) HP
7 27 (9.64%) Juniper
8 26 (9.29%) Citrix
9 17 (6.07%) Huawei
10 14 (5.00%) NetApp
11 13 (4.64%) Blue Coat
12 9 (3.21%) Tandberg
12 9 (3.21%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.86%) Sourcefire
13 8 (2.86%) Oracle
13 8 (2.86%) IBM
13 8 (2.86%) ArcSight
14 6 (2.14%) Brocade
14 6 (2.14%) EMC
14 6 (2.14%) Infoblox
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus, car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Castleford
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Fruition IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £44000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago