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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 56 63 46
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 0.88% 0.42% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 1.87% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 8
Average salary £27,750 £26,500 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.71% -5.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £26,500 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £26,500 £37,800
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
31 107 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 9.09% 22.72% 17.46%
Number of salaries quoted 24 71 46
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 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 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) LAN
2 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Internet
4 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
4 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (42.86%) IPv6
4 3 (42.86%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) VoIP
4 3 (42.86%) Apache
4 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
4 3 (42.86%) IIS
4 3 (42.86%) UNIX
4 3 (42.86%) Solaris
4 3 (42.86%) Linux
4 3 (42.86%) IPsec
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) Websense
4 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 3 (42.86%) IIS
1 3 (42.86%) Apache
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) LAN
1 5 (71.43%) MPLS
2 4 (57.14%) Internet
2 4 (57.14%) Firewall
3 3 (42.86%) IPsec
3 3 (42.86%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (42.86%) Network Security
3 3 (42.86%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (42.86%) NetScaler
3 3 (42.86%) IPv6
3 3 (42.86%) OSPF
3 3 (42.86%) VoIP
3 3 (42.86%) VPN
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 3 (42.86%) SSL
4 2 (28.57%) DHCP
4 2 (28.57%) BGP
4 2 (28.57%) SNMP
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
4 2 (28.57%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Network Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Security Analyst
1 3 (42.86%) Network Security Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Network Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Solaris
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (42.86%) Load Balancing
1 3 (42.86%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 2 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (14.29%) Network Management
3 1 (14.29%) SIEM
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (14.29%) CCSA
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) MCSE
2 1 (14.29%) MCSA
2 1 (14.29%) CCIE
2 1 (14.29%) CCNA
System Software
1 2 (28.57%) Active Directory
1 2 (28.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) OpenView
2 1 (14.29%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (14.29%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (71.43%) CheckPoint
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) Citrix
4 3 (42.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (42.86%) Websense
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Brocade
5 2 (28.57%) Fortinet
5 2 (28.57%) SolarWinds
5 2 (28.57%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) Juniper
6 1 (14.29%) Nokia
6 1 (14.29%) Infoblox
6 1 (14.29%) Foundry
6 1 (14.29%) F5