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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 137 110 84
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -26
Permanent jobs citing WAN 120 168 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.89% 2.36% 3.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.59% 14.27% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 108 145 189
Average salary £42,000 £37,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.51% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,300 £59,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
953 1177 1244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.00% 16.54% 18.68%
Number of salaries quoted 801 938 828
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016.

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 14 February 2016. 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 -22 74 £42,000 -1.17% 21
North Yorkshire +37 34 £35,000 +3.70% 2
East Yorkshire +4 6 £35,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -20 4 £33,625 -5.28% 3
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

1 251 (91.94%) LAN
2 153 (56.04%) Cisco
3 133 (48.72%) Firewall
4 106 (38.83%) Cisco Certification
5 85 (31.14%) CheckPoint
6 77 (28.21%) CCNP
7 76 (27.84%) Network Security
8 73 (26.74%) Wireless
9 72 (26.37%) CCNA
10 70 (25.64%) ITIL
10 70 (25.64%) Windows
11 65 (23.81%) Microsoft
12 64 (23.44%) Cisco ASA
13 62 (22.71%) TCP/IP
14 61 (22.34%) VPN
15 60 (21.98%) Active Directory
15 60 (21.98%) VMware
16 46 (16.85%) DNS
17 44 (16.12%) MPLS
18 43 (15.75%) BGP
19 39 (14.29%) Incident Management
20 38 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
21 35 (12.82%) High Availability
22 33 (12.09%) SAN
22 33 (12.09%) Linux
23 31 (11.36%) CCSP
23 31 (11.36%) Capacity Planning
24 30 (10.99%) Data Centre
24 30 (10.99%) Presales
25 29 (10.62%) Finance

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 28 (10.26%) MS Exchange
2 16 (5.86%) Skype for Business
3 15 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (3.30%) IIS
5 6 (2.20%) CloudStack
5 6 (2.20%) OpenStack
5 6 (2.20%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.10%) Confluence
6 3 (1.10%) IBM Domino
6 3 (1.10%) IBM Notes
6 3 (1.10%) Quickr
7 2 (0.73%) Apache
7 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.73%) JBoss
7 2 (0.73%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.73%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.40%) MS Office
3 3 (1.10%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.37%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.10%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 251 (91.94%) LAN
2 133 (48.72%) Firewall
3 76 (27.84%) Network Security
4 73 (26.74%) Wireless
5 64 (23.44%) Cisco ASA
6 62 (22.71%) TCP/IP
7 61 (22.34%) VPN
8 46 (16.85%) DNS
9 44 (16.12%) MPLS
10 43 (15.75%) BGP
11 33 (12.09%) SAN
12 26 (9.52%) IPsec
13 25 (9.16%) Cisco PIX
13 25 (9.16%) Internet
13 25 (9.16%) OSPF
14 23 (8.42%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (8.06%) SSL
16 21 (7.69%) EIGRP
17 20 (7.33%) LDAP
18 18 (6.59%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (6.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.93%) MySQL
3 5 (1.83%) Big Data
4 4 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Exadata
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.37%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.37%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.37%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (2.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.10%) JIRA
2 3 (1.10%) Phabricator
General
1 29 (10.62%) Finance
2 27 (9.89%) Telecoms
3 9 (3.30%) Legal
4 8 (2.93%) Manufacturing
5 7 (2.56%) Marketing
6 5 (1.83%) Retail
7 3 (1.10%) Electronics
8 2 (0.73%) Back Office
8 2 (0.73%) Billing
8 2 (0.73%) Games
8 2 (0.73%) Law
9 1 (0.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 86 (31.50%) Network Engineer
2 55 (20.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 51 (18.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 40 (14.65%) Analyst
5 39 (14.29%) Security Engineer
6 35 (12.82%) Network Security Engineer
7 31 (11.36%) Network Analyst
8 28 (10.26%) Senior Network Engineer
9 26 (9.52%) Security Analyst
10 25 (9.16%) Network Security Analyst
11 23 (8.42%) Cisco Analyst
11 23 (8.42%) Cisco Network Analyst
11 23 (8.42%) Cisco Security Analyst
11 23 (8.42%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 21 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 20 (7.33%) Check Point Analyst
13 20 (7.33%) Consultant
14 18 (6.59%) Administrator
15 17 (6.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 17 (6.23%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.13%) .NET
2 6 (2.20%) XMPP
3 5 (1.83%) VXML
4 4 (1.47%) Middleware
5 2 (0.73%) CSS
6 1 (0.37%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.37%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.37%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 30 (10.99%) Data Centre
2 23 (8.42%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (4.76%) NHS
5 8 (2.93%) SecurID
6 7 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (2.20%) iPad
8 5 (1.83%) iPhone
9 4 (1.47%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.73%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
11 1 (0.37%) Computer Science
11 1 (0.37%) EMC VNX
11 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.37%) Handset
11 1 (0.37%) Smart Meter
11 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 70 (25.64%) Windows
2 33 (12.09%) Linux
3 28 (10.26%) Windows Server
4 26 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (7.69%) Unix
6 13 (4.76%) Windows 7
6 13 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (4.40%) Windows 8
8 10 (3.66%) Solaris
9 9 (3.30%) CentOS
10 7 (2.56%) Oracle Linux
10 7 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (2.56%) Windows XP
11 6 (2.20%) AIX
11 6 (2.20%) HPUX
12 5 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (1.47%) Mac OS X
14 3 (1.10%) Debian
14 3 (1.10%) Mac OS
14 3 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (25.64%) ITIL
2 39 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 35 (12.82%) High Availability
4 31 (11.36%) Capacity Planning
5 30 (10.99%) Presales
6 28 (10.26%) Project Management
6 28 (10.26%) Trend Analysis
7 26 (9.52%) Problem Management
8 24 (8.79%) E-Commerce
9 23 (8.42%) PRINCE2
10 21 (7.69%) Change Management
10 21 (7.69%) Load Balancing
10 21 (7.69%) Network Design
11 20 (7.33%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (6.59%) Mentoring
13 17 (6.23%) BCP
14 16 (5.86%) Configuration Management
14 16 (5.86%) ITIL V3
14 16 (5.86%) Stakeholder Management
15 14 (5.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.06%) SQL
2 10 (3.66%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.20%) Bash Shell
3 6 (2.20%) Python
4 5 (1.83%) C
4 5 (1.83%) Shell Script
5 4 (1.47%) Perl
6 3 (1.10%) ABAP
7 2 (0.73%) Ruby
8 1 (0.37%) VB
Qualifications
1 106 (38.83%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (28.21%) CCNP
3 72 (26.37%) CCNA
4 31 (11.36%) CCSP
5 25 (9.16%) CCIE
6 14 (5.13%) CCSA
7 11 (4.03%) CCDA
8 9 (3.30%) Degree
9 8 (2.93%) CCSE
9 8 (2.93%) HP ASE
9 8 (2.93%) HPE ATP
9 8 (2.93%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (2.56%) Security Cleared
11 6 (2.20%) CCDP
11 6 (2.20%) CISSP
11 6 (2.20%) MCSE
12 4 (1.47%) SC Cleared
13 3 (1.10%) Check Point Certification
13 3 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (1.10%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.96%) SLA
2 5 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.10%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.73%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.37%) QA
System Software
1 60 (21.98%) Active Directory
2 38 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (6.59%) vSphere
4 11 (4.03%) vCloud
5 9 (3.30%) Hyper-V
5 9 (3.30%) KVM
6 7 (2.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 6 (2.20%) Xen
7 6 (2.20%) XenServer
8 4 (1.47%) XenApp
8 4 (1.47%) XenDesktop
9 3 (1.10%) ISA Server
9 3 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (1.10%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.73%) Firmware
10 2 (0.73%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (0.73%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.73%) Samba
10 2 (0.73%) Squid
10 2 (0.73%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 10 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (2.56%) SCCM
2 7 (2.56%) SCOM
3 4 (1.47%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.10%) Puppet
5 2 (0.73%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.73%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.73%) OpenView
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.73%) Oracle ZFS
5 2 (0.73%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.73%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.37%) Ansible
6 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.37%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.37%) Nagios
Vendors
1 153 (56.04%) Cisco
2 85 (31.14%) CheckPoint
3 65 (23.81%) Microsoft
4 60 (21.98%) VMware
5 27 (9.89%) Juniper
6 25 (9.16%) HP
7 24 (8.79%) F5
8 23 (8.42%) Citrix
9 18 (6.59%) Oracle
10 13 (4.76%) Palo Alto
11 11 (4.03%) Avaya
11 11 (4.03%) Intel Security
12 10 (3.66%) Red Hat
13 9 (3.30%) Aruba
13 9 (3.30%) SolarWinds
14 8 (2.93%) Huawei
15 7 (2.56%) NetApp
16 6 (2.20%) SAP
17 5 (1.83%) 3PAR
18 4 (1.47%) Symantec
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £33,000 per annum + Good Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Halifax, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Posted: Yesterday
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance + Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Newman Stewart
Salary: £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Training
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Ilkley, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
East Riding
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £10.99 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £23000 per annum + +BONUS
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds
Capita plc
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car
Posted: 26 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago