The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 60 89 67
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 289 163 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.94% 3.03% 3.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.61% 17.83% 17.92%
Number of salaries quoted 223 141 171
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £21,547
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
WAN
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1474 914 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 20.11% 17.02% 20.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1081 691 917
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

WAN Salary Trend in Yorkshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

WAN
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
West Yorkshire +38 226 £43,000 +13.15% 21
South Yorkshire -10 24 £45,000 +2.85% 8
North Yorkshire -22 24 £35,000 +12.90% 3
East Yorkshire +13 10 £28,250 -21.52%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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.

1 471 (95.15%) LAN
2 309 (62.42%) Cisco
3 254 (51.31%) Cisco Certification
4 245 (49.49%) Firewall
5 215 (43.43%) CCNP
6 153 (30.91%) Windows
7 131 (26.46%) Network Security
8 130 (26.26%) CCNA
9 128 (25.86%) VoIP
10 125 (25.25%) MPLS
11 118 (23.84%) CheckPoint
11 118 (23.84%) Cisco ASA
12 117 (23.64%) Microsoft
13 111 (22.42%) ITIL
14 98 (19.80%) Active Directory
15 96 (19.39%) VMware
16 92 (18.59%) VPN
17 82 (16.57%) TCP/IP
18 77 (15.56%) Incident Management
19 71 (14.34%) BGP
19 71 (14.34%) MS Excel
20 68 (13.74%) CCSP
20 68 (13.74%) Capacity Planning
21 64 (12.93%) Windows Server 2008
22 61 (12.32%) Load Balancing
23 59 (11.92%) E-Commerce
24 58 (11.72%) MS Exchange
25 55 (11.11%) OSPF
26 54 (10.91%) FWSM
27 49 (9.90%) Windows Server 2003

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 58 (11.72%) MS Exchange
2 35 (7.07%) Exchange Server 2007
3 22 (4.44%) SharePoint
4 20 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 20 (4.04%) Exchange Server 2010
5 19 (3.84%) Exchange Server 2003
6 10 (2.02%) IIS
7 4 (0.81%) Apache
8 2 (0.40%) Lync
9 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.20%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.20%) Site Server
Applications
1 71 (14.34%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.85%) MS Office
3 8 (1.62%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (1.01%) Office 365
3 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.40%) SaaS
5 1 (0.20%) PaaS
5 1 (0.20%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 471 (95.15%) LAN
2 245 (49.49%) Firewall
3 131 (26.46%) Network Security
4 128 (25.86%) VoIP
5 125 (25.25%) MPLS
6 118 (23.84%) Cisco ASA
7 92 (18.59%) VPN
8 82 (16.57%) TCP/IP
9 71 (14.34%) BGP
10 55 (11.11%) OSPF
11 54 (10.91%) FWSM
12 47 (9.49%) SAN
13 39 (7.88%) Wireless
14 33 (6.67%) DNS
15 32 (6.46%) EIGRP
16 31 (6.26%) Internet
17 28 (5.66%) Cisco IOS
18 25 (5.05%) DHCP
19 23 (4.65%) Cisco PIX
20 20 (4.04%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.40%) MySQL
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 34 (6.87%) Finance
2 24 (4.85%) Telecoms
3 6 (1.21%) Retail
4 5 (1.01%) Advertising
5 4 (0.81%) Legal
6 2 (0.40%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.20%) Local Government
7 1 (0.20%) Marketing
7 1 (0.20%) Banking
7 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 221 (44.65%) Network Engineer
2 90 (18.18%) Analyst
3 75 (15.15%) Architect
4 67 (13.54%) Senior Network Engineer
5 52 (10.51%) Network Analyst
6 50 (10.10%) Support Engineer
7 47 (9.49%) Support Analyst
8 42 (8.48%) Solutions Architect
9 41 (8.28%) Network Support
10 29 (5.86%) Senior Analyst
11 22 (4.44%) Senior Network Analyst
12 21 (4.24%) Network Architect
13 20 (4.04%) Network Support Analyst
13 20 (4.04%) IT Support
14 19 (3.84%) Network Support Engineer
15 18 (3.64%) Network Administrator
15 18 (3.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (3.64%) Administrator
16 17 (3.43%) Senior Support Analyst
17 16 (3.23%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.81%) LAMP
2 1 (0.20%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.20%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.20%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.20%) .NET
2 1 (0.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.66%) Clustering
2 27 (5.45%) Blackberry
3 22 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (4.04%) CMDB
5 14 (2.83%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.22%) IVR
7 6 (1.21%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (0.81%) Replication
9 3 (0.61%) Statistics
10 2 (0.40%) GIS
10 2 (0.40%) Mainframe
10 2 (0.40%) FMCG
10 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
10 2 (0.40%) EqualLogic
10 2 (0.40%) RMADS
11 1 (0.20%) PKI
11 1 (0.20%) Mobile App
11 1 (0.20%) User Experience
11 1 (0.20%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 153 (30.91%) Windows
2 64 (12.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (9.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (7.27%) Windows 7
5 34 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 28 (5.66%) UNIX
7 23 (4.65%) Linux
8 10 (2.02%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.62%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.21%) Android
11 4 (0.81%) Windows NT
11 4 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.40%) CentOS
13 1 (0.20%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (22.42%) ITIL
2 77 (15.56%) Incident Management
3 68 (13.74%) Capacity Planning
4 61 (12.32%) Load Balancing
5 59 (11.92%) E-Commerce
6 37 (7.47%) Network Design
6 37 (7.47%) Project Management
7 34 (6.87%) Mentoring
8 25 (5.05%) PRINCE2
8 25 (5.05%) Enterprise Architecture
9 24 (4.85%) Analytics
10 23 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
11 22 (4.44%) CRM
12 21 (4.24%) Change Management
12 21 (4.24%) ETL
13 20 (4.04%) EAI
13 20 (4.04%) SOA
13 20 (4.04%) Contact Management
13 20 (4.04%) WFM
14 19 (3.84%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (2.42%) SQL
2 3 (0.61%) C
3 2 (0.40%) VB
3 2 (0.40%) PHP
3 2 (0.40%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.20%) C#
4 1 (0.20%) Perl
4 1 (0.20%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 254 (51.31%) Cisco Certification
2 215 (43.43%) CCNP
3 130 (26.26%) CCNA
4 68 (13.74%) CCSP
5 49 (9.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 46 (9.29%) MCSE
7 35 (7.07%) CCIE
8 20 (4.04%) MCSA
9 16 (3.23%) CCSE
9 16 (3.23%) MCP
10 15 (3.03%) CCDP
11 11 (2.22%) Check Point Certification
11 11 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (2.02%) CCSA
12 10 (2.02%) Degree
13 8 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 8 (1.62%) CCDA
14 7 (1.41%) CCVP
15 4 (0.81%) CCIP
15 4 (0.81%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (8.08%) SLA
2 13 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (2.42%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.61%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.20%) QA
5 1 (0.20%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 98 (19.80%) Active Directory
2 45 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.83%) Firmware
4 13 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (2.42%) XenApp
6 9 (1.82%) VMware ESX
7 8 (1.62%) Hyper-V
8 6 (1.21%) vSphere
9 5 (1.01%) vCloud
10 4 (0.81%) VMware Workstation
10 4 (0.81%) VMware Server
11 3 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.40%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.40%) XenServer
12 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (1.82%) SCCM
1 9 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (0.81%) Backup Exec
3 4 (0.81%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (0.61%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.40%) Nagios
6 1 (0.20%) SCOM
6 1 (0.20%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.20%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 309 (62.42%) Cisco
2 118 (23.84%) CheckPoint
3 117 (23.64%) Microsoft
4 96 (19.39%) VMware
5 36 (7.27%) Citrix
6 27 (5.45%) F5
7 24 (4.85%) Juniper
8 22 (4.44%) SolarWinds
9 19 (3.84%) HP
10 15 (3.03%) Dell
11 14 (2.83%) Fortinet
12 13 (2.63%) Veritas
13 11 (2.22%) NetApp
14 10 (2.02%) Apple
15 9 (1.82%) Riverbed
16 7 (1.41%) Symantec
17 6 (1.21%) SAP
17 6 (1.21%) EMC
17 6 (1.21%) Capita
18 4 (0.81%) Avaya
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