The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the York region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 61 47 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 1.07% 2.81% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 17.14% 11.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 8
Average salary £26,500 £28,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.35% -56.92%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
York
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
119 70 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in York 25.48% 16.39% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 83 50 52
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 £27,500 £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
North Yorkshire

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 28 July 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 19 (95.00%) LAN
2 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 14 (70.00%) Firewall
4 13 (65.00%) MPLS
4 13 (65.00%) OSPF
5 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
6 11 (55.00%) Cisco PIX
6 11 (55.00%) BGP
6 11 (55.00%) EIGRP
6 11 (55.00%) VPN
7 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 10 (50.00%) Load Balancing
7 10 (50.00%) Network Management
8 9 (45.00%) CCNA
8 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (30.00%) CCSA
10 5 (25.00%) VMware
10 5 (25.00%) Brocade
10 5 (25.00%) NetApp
10 5 (25.00%) Foundry
11 4 (20.00%) Network Security
12 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
12 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
12 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
12 3 (15.00%) MS Office
12 3 (15.00%) Windows
12 3 (15.00%) MCSE
12 3 (15.00%) MCITP
13 2 (10.00%) NAS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in York by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) LAN
2 14 (70.00%) Firewall
3 13 (65.00%) MPLS
3 13 (65.00%) OSPF
4 12 (60.00%) Cisco ASA
5 11 (55.00%) Cisco PIX
5 11 (55.00%) BGP
5 11 (55.00%) EIGRP
5 11 (55.00%) VPN
6 4 (20.00%) Network Security
7 2 (10.00%) NAS
7 2 (10.00%) BT 21CN
7 2 (10.00%) Internet
7 2 (10.00%) VLAN
7 2 (10.00%) VPLS
7 2 (10.00%) Wireless
8 1 (5.00%) IPsec
8 1 (5.00%) SSH
8 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Security Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) IT Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) FMCG
1 2 (10.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (5.00%) Fat Client
2 1 (5.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Debian
2 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (5.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 10 (50.00%) Network Management
2 2 (10.00%) Network Design
3 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) C
1 1 (5.00%) C++
1 1 (5.00%) Perl
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
1 1 (5.00%) VB
1 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CCNA
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCSA
3 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (15.00%) MCSE
3 3 (15.00%) MCITP
4 2 (10.00%) CCDA
4 2 (10.00%) CCDP
4 2 (10.00%) CCNP
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.00%) Xen
3 1 (5.00%) SpamAssassin
3 1 (5.00%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (25.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Brocade
3 5 (25.00%) NetApp
3 5 (25.00%) Foundry
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
4 2 (10.00%) BT
5 1 (5.00%) TippingPoint
5 1 (5.00%) Sage