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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 58 45 44
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 0.64% 3.81% 4.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.59% 22.39% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 11
Average salary £27,000 £28,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.57% -56.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
116 67 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 24.58% 17.01% 26.21%
Number of salaries quoted 90 45 68
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,700 £28,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in York

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) NetApp
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) BGP
4 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (40.00%) Network Management
5 3 (30.00%) MS Office
5 3 (30.00%) Windows
5 3 (30.00%) MCSE
5 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (30.00%) MCITP
5 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (20.00%) CCNA
6 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (20.00%) CCSA
6 2 (20.00%) Brocade
6 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 2 (20.00%) FMCG
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) MPLS
4 4 (40.00%) OSPF
4 4 (40.00%) BGP
4 4 (40.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
4 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (20.00%) Network Security
6 1 (10.00%) IPsec
6 1 (10.00%) SSH
6 1 (10.00%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) FMCG
1 2 (20.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (10.00%) Debian
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Network Management
2 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) C
1 1 (10.00%) C++
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
1 1 (10.00%) VB
1 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) MCSE
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (30.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) CCSA
2 2 (20.00%) CCNA
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Postfix
3 1 (10.00%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Cisco
1 5 (50.00%) NetApp
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (30.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (20.00%) Brocade
3 2 (20.00%) Foundry
4 1 (10.00%) Sage