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 5 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 102 74 56
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 178 250 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.45% 3.58% 4.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 19.50% 19.43%
Number of salaries quoted 147 183 163
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £23,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1157 1282 1199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.94% 18.36% 21.83%
Number of salaries quoted 902 866 900
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 5 March 2015.

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 5 March 2015. 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 -22 125 £42,500 +21.42% 19
South Yorkshire -4 38 £35,500 -22.82% 6
North Yorkshire -27 14 £35,000 -6.66% 4
East Yorkshire -2 1 £42,500 - 3
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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.

1 424 (96.15%) LAN
2 259 (58.73%) Cisco
3 189 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
4 188 (42.63%) Firewall
5 159 (36.05%) Microsoft
6 155 (35.15%) Windows
7 150 (34.01%) CCNP
8 126 (28.57%) ITIL
9 118 (26.76%) Active Directory
10 117 (26.53%) VMware
11 101 (22.90%) CCNA
11 101 (22.90%) VPN
12 96 (21.77%) VoIP
13 95 (21.54%) Network Security
14 88 (19.95%) MS Excel
15 84 (19.05%) CheckPoint
16 83 (18.82%) Cisco ASA
17 76 (17.23%) MPLS
17 76 (17.23%) Citrix
18 73 (16.55%) TCP/IP
18 73 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure
19 68 (15.42%) SAN
20 62 (14.06%) CCSP
21 59 (13.38%) BGP
21 59 (13.38%) Incident Management
22 57 (12.93%) Windows Server 2003
23 56 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
24 55 (12.47%) Microsoft Certification
25 53 (12.02%) MS Exchange
26 50 (11.34%) Enterprise Architecture

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 53 (12.02%) MS Exchange
2 33 (7.48%) SharePoint
3 20 (4.54%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (3.40%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.49%) IIS
6 11 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (1.59%) SAS
8 6 (1.36%) Lync
9 3 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.45%) Quickr
10 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.45%) Site Server
10 2 (0.45%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.45%) Apache
11 1 (0.23%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.23%) CMS
Applications
1 88 (19.95%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.12%) MS Office
3 6 (1.36%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.23%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.81%) Office 365
3 3 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.45%) IaaS
5 1 (0.23%) SaaS
5 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 424 (96.15%) LAN
2 188 (42.63%) Firewall
3 101 (22.90%) VPN
4 96 (21.77%) VoIP
5 95 (21.54%) Network Security
6 83 (18.82%) Cisco ASA
7 76 (17.23%) MPLS
8 73 (16.55%) TCP/IP
9 68 (15.42%) SAN
10 59 (13.38%) BGP
11 47 (10.66%) DNS
12 42 (9.52%) OSPF
13 35 (7.94%) DHCP
14 31 (7.03%) Wireless
15 29 (6.58%) EIGRP
16 28 (6.35%) Internet
17 26 (5.90%) IPsec
18 23 (5.22%) PBX
19 22 (4.99%) VLAN
19 22 (4.99%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (1.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (1.59%) MS Access
5 3 (0.68%) MySQL
6 2 (0.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.45%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.45%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.45%) Riak
7 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.23%) QlikView
General
1 23 (5.22%) Finance
2 22 (4.99%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.08%) Retail
4 5 (1.13%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.91%) Games
5 4 (0.91%) Banking
6 3 (0.68%) Local Government
7 2 (0.45%) Legal
7 2 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.23%) Back Office
8 1 (0.23%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 170 (38.55%) Network Engineer
2 72 (16.33%) Architect
3 61 (13.83%) Analyst
4 45 (10.20%) Solutions Architect
5 44 (9.98%) Support Engineer
6 32 (7.26%) Senior Network Engineer
7 25 (5.67%) IT Support
8 23 (5.22%) Support Analyst
9 22 (4.99%) Security Analyst
10 21 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (4.54%) Network Analyst
11 20 (4.54%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (4.54%) Infrastructure Architect
12 19 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (3.85%) Consultant
13 17 (3.85%) Network Support
14 16 (3.63%) Technical Support
14 16 (3.63%) Network Security Analyst
15 14 (3.17%) Administrator
15 14 (3.17%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.81%) .NET
1 8 (1.81%) COM+
2 6 (1.36%) HTML
3 3 (0.68%) Web Services
4 1 (0.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.99%) Blackberry
3 21 (4.76%) CMDB
4 19 (4.31%) Clustering
5 18 (4.08%) Replication
6 16 (3.63%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.59%) Data Protection Act
8 6 (1.36%) NHS
9 4 (0.91%) PKI
9 4 (0.91%) iPhone
9 4 (0.91%) iPad
10 3 (0.68%) FMCG
10 3 (0.68%) Computer Science
10 3 (0.68%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
12 1 (0.23%) Data Integration
12 1 (0.23%) Fat Client
12 1 (0.23%) RMADS
12 1 (0.23%) Statistics
12 1 (0.23%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 155 (35.15%) Windows
2 57 (12.93%) Windows Server 2003
3 56 (12.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (8.84%) Windows 7
5 34 (7.71%) UNIX
6 28 (6.35%) Linux
7 26 (5.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (3.63%) Windows XP
9 15 (3.40%) Windows 8
10 9 (2.04%) Windows Vista
11 8 (1.81%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 3 (0.68%) AIX
14 2 (0.45%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.45%) Android
15 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.23%) Solaris
15 1 (0.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (28.57%) ITIL
2 59 (13.38%) Incident Management
3 50 (11.34%) Enterprise Architecture
4 49 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
5 39 (8.84%) E-Commerce
6 35 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 33 (7.48%) Business Continuity
7 33 (7.48%) TOGAF
8 30 (6.80%) Project Management
8 30 (6.80%) Network Architecture
9 29 (6.58%) PRINCE2
9 29 (6.58%) Agile Software Development
10 27 (6.12%) Zachman Framework
11 25 (5.67%) Change Management
11 25 (5.67%) Asset Management
11 25 (5.67%) Waterfall
11 25 (5.67%) Mentoring
12 24 (5.44%) Network Design
13 23 (5.22%) Load Balancing
14 21 (4.76%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 23 (5.22%) SQL
2 8 (1.81%) C#
2 8 (1.81%) C++
2 8 (1.81%) VBA
2 8 (1.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.68%) C
4 1 (0.23%) Lisp
4 1 (0.23%) PHP
4 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 189 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 150 (34.01%) CCNP
3 101 (22.90%) CCNA
4 62 (14.06%) CCSP
5 55 (12.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (7.26%) CCSA
7 30 (6.80%) MCSE
8 26 (5.90%) CCIE
9 23 (5.22%) CCSE
10 21 (4.76%) MCSA
10 21 (4.76%) CCDP
11 16 (3.63%) CCDA
12 13 (2.95%) MCP
13 10 (2.27%) Degree
13 10 (2.27%) ITIL Certification
13 10 (2.27%) VCP4
14 8 (1.81%) CCIP
15 7 (1.59%) CISSP
15 7 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (1.36%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (10.20%) SLA
2 29 (6.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (4.99%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.81%) QA
5 1 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 118 (26.76%) Active Directory
2 73 (16.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.40%) Hyper-V
4 12 (2.72%) vSphere
5 11 (2.49%) XenApp
5 11 (2.49%) Terminal Services
6 8 (1.81%) Firmware
7 6 (1.36%) VMware ESX
8 5 (1.13%) vCloud
9 3 (0.68%) XenServer
10 2 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.45%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.45%) UAG
11 1 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.23%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 1 (0.23%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (2.27%) Cisco UCCE
1 10 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
2 8 (1.81%) SCCM
3 7 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (1.59%) FortiGate
4 6 (1.36%) WSUS
5 5 (1.13%) SCDPM
6 4 (0.91%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (0.23%) XenMobile
9 1 (0.23%) Nagios
9 1 (0.23%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 259 (58.73%) Cisco
2 159 (36.05%) Microsoft
3 117 (26.53%) VMware
4 84 (19.05%) CheckPoint
5 76 (17.23%) Citrix
6 28 (6.35%) Juniper
7 21 (4.76%) F5
8 18 (4.08%) HP
8 18 (4.08%) Dell
9 13 (2.95%) WatchGuard
10 12 (2.72%) Fortinet
10 12 (2.72%) Riverbed
11 11 (2.49%) SolarWinds
11 11 (2.49%) EMC
12 10 (2.27%) Blue Coat
13 9 (2.04%) Symantec
14 8 (1.81%) Brocade
15 7 (1.59%) Alterian
15 7 (1.59%) McAfee
15 7 (1.59%) Oracle
Batley, West Yorkshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + various flexible bens.
Posted: Yesterday
Goole, North Humberside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £29,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £46,000 per annum + UPTO 20% BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 65,000 + 5000 car and other benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
International Personal Finance
Posted: 8 days ago
Rotherham, Yorkshire
Rotherham Metropolitan Borough Council
Posted: 21 days ago