The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the York region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 49 56 37
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 15 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.31% 2.85% 5.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.63% 12.40% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 2
Average salary £35,000 £36,750 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -4.54%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
WAN
North 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 York region.

Communications & Networking Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
43 121 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 11.26% 23.00% 22.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35 65 27
Average salary £43,500 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.42% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £38,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in York

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the York region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in York

WAN
Salary Trend in York

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the York region.

WAN Salary Trend in York

WAN
Salary Histogram in York

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the York region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in York

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the York 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 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) LAN
3 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
3 7 (63.64%) DNS
4 6 (54.55%) DHCP
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
5 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (36.36%) MPLS
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
7 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (27.27%) Network Security
7 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
7 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (27.27%) Websense
7 3 (27.27%) Internet

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the York 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (27.27%) IIS
3 3 (27.27%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
2 2 (18.18%) MS Office
3 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (18.18%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) DNS
3 6 (54.55%) DHCP
4 5 (45.45%) Firewall
5 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
5 4 (36.36%) MPLS
6 3 (27.27%) NetScaler
6 3 (27.27%) Network Security
6 3 (27.27%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (27.27%) Internet
6 3 (27.27%) IPsec
6 3 (27.27%) VoIP
6 3 (27.27%) VPN
6 3 (27.27%) SSL
6 3 (27.27%) IPv6
7 2 (18.18%) SNMP
7 2 (18.18%) Wireless
7 2 (18.18%) OSPF
7 2 (18.18%) IP Telephony
7 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (18.18%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Network Security Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Network Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Security Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Network Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Network Support
2 2 (18.18%) Network Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Support
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Network Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Client/Server
2 1 (9.09%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 3 (27.27%) UNIX
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) Network Monitoring
1 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (27.27%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (27.27%) Load Balancing
1 3 (27.27%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (18.18%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (18.18%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) SIEM
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (18.18%) CCIE
1 2 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) MCSE
2 1 (9.09%) MCSA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCDA
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) OpenView
2 1 (9.09%) FortiGate
2 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) Websense
4 3 (27.27%) HP
4 3 (27.27%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Fortinet
5 2 (18.18%) SolarWinds
5 2 (18.18%) Verint
6 1 (9.09%) Infoblox
6 1 (9.09%) F5
6 1 (9.09%) Brocade
6 1 (9.09%) Avaya
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper
6 1 (9.09%) Hitachi
6 1 (9.09%) Nokia