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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 102 72 55
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 181 244 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.58% 3.76% 4.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.85% 20.27% 20.70%
Number of salaries quoted 159 199 185
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £22,500 £21,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £46,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -
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
1219 1204 1237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.38% 18.53% 20.82%
Number of salaries quoted 975 834 955
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -15 126 £43,000 +22.85% 21
South Yorkshire -10 35 £35,500 -16.47% 3
North Yorkshire -18 19 £31,500 -16.00% 6
East Yorkshire -4 2 £29,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

1 455 (95.99%) LAN
2 278 (58.65%) Cisco
3 216 (45.57%) Firewall
4 212 (44.73%) Cisco Certification
5 180 (37.97%) CCNP
6 165 (34.81%) Windows
7 157 (33.12%) Microsoft
8 123 (25.95%) ITIL
9 122 (25.74%) VoIP
10 121 (25.53%) VMware
11 118 (24.89%) Active Directory
12 110 (23.21%) Network Security
13 109 (23.00%) CCNA
14 105 (22.15%) MPLS
15 101 (21.31%) VPN
16 94 (19.83%) Cisco ASA
17 93 (19.62%) CheckPoint
18 91 (19.20%) MS Excel
19 75 (15.82%) BGP
19 75 (15.82%) CCSP
20 72 (15.19%) TCP/IP
21 70 (14.77%) Incident Management
22 68 (14.35%) Citrix
23 64 (13.50%) SAN
24 63 (13.29%) Windows Server 2003
24 63 (13.29%) Capacity Planning
25 62 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
25 62 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
26 54 (11.39%) OSPF
26 54 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 50 (10.55%) MS Exchange
2 31 (6.54%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.01%) Exchange Server 2007
4 18 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (3.16%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (2.32%) IIS
8 6 (1.27%) SAS
8 6 (1.27%) Lync
9 4 (0.84%) Apache
10 3 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.42%) Quickr
11 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
12 1 (0.21%) Site Server
12 1 (0.21%) CMS
12 1 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 91 (19.20%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.43%) MS Office
3 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.32%) Office 365
2 8 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.42%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) SaaS
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 455 (95.99%) LAN
2 216 (45.57%) Firewall
3 122 (25.74%) VoIP
4 110 (23.21%) Network Security
5 105 (22.15%) MPLS
6 101 (21.31%) VPN
7 94 (19.83%) Cisco ASA
8 75 (15.82%) BGP
9 72 (15.19%) TCP/IP
10 64 (13.50%) SAN
11 54 (11.39%) OSPF
12 49 (10.34%) DNS
13 38 (8.02%) DHCP
14 35 (7.38%) EIGRP
15 33 (6.96%) FWSM
16 31 (6.54%) Internet
17 28 (5.91%) Wireless
17 28 (5.91%) VLAN
18 27 (5.70%) PBX
19 24 (5.06%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 14 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (1.27%) MS Access
4 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.42%) MySQL
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.21%) QlikView
7 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 30 (6.33%) Telecoms
2 28 (5.91%) Finance
3 13 (2.74%) Retail
4 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.84%) Games
5 4 (0.84%) Banking
6 2 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.21%) Back Office
7 1 (0.21%) Legal
7 1 (0.21%) Advertising
7 1 (0.21%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 207 (43.67%) Network Engineer
2 80 (16.88%) Architect
3 63 (13.29%) Analyst
4 56 (11.81%) Support Engineer
5 45 (9.49%) Solutions Architect
6 38 (8.02%) Senior Network Engineer
7 28 (5.91%) IT Support
8 27 (5.70%) Support Analyst
9 25 (5.27%) Network Support
10 22 (4.64%) 3rd Line Support
11 20 (4.22%) 2nd Line Support
11 20 (4.22%) Network Analyst
11 20 (4.22%) Security Analyst
12 18 (3.80%) Infrastructure Architect
13 17 (3.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 17 (3.59%) Network Support Engineer
13 17 (3.59%) Administrator
13 17 (3.59%) Systems Engineer
13 17 (3.59%) Network Architect
14 15 (3.16%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.27%) .NET
1 6 (1.27%) COM+
2 2 (0.42%) Web Services
2 2 (0.42%) LAMP
2 2 (0.42%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.70%) Blackberry
3 25 (5.27%) Clustering
3 25 (5.27%) CMDB
4 16 (3.38%) Replication
5 13 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
7 6 (1.27%) NHS
8 4 (0.84%) IVR
8 4 (0.84%) PKI
8 4 (0.84%) FMCG
9 2 (0.42%) Statistics
9 2 (0.42%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.21%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.21%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.21%) PMI
10 1 (0.21%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.21%) RMADS
10 1 (0.21%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 165 (34.81%) Windows
2 63 (13.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 62 (13.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (10.55%) Windows 7
5 40 (8.44%) UNIX
6 33 (6.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 26 (5.49%) Linux
8 14 (2.95%) Windows XP
9 12 (2.53%) Windows 8
10 9 (1.90%) Windows Vista
11 6 (1.27%) Android
11 6 (1.27%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.84%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.63%) AIX
13 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
14 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (25.95%) ITIL
2 70 (14.77%) Incident Management
3 63 (13.29%) Capacity Planning
4 53 (11.18%) E-Commerce
5 48 (10.13%) Enterprise Architecture
6 37 (7.81%) PRINCE2
7 34 (7.17%) Project Management
8 31 (6.54%) Load Balancing
9 30 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 29 (6.12%) Network Architecture
11 28 (5.91%) Business Continuity
12 27 (5.70%) Asset Management
13 26 (5.49%) TOGAF
13 26 (5.49%) Change Management
14 25 (5.27%) Contact Management
14 25 (5.27%) CRM
14 25 (5.27%) EAI
14 25 (5.27%) SOA
14 25 (5.27%) ETL
14 25 (5.27%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 26 (5.49%) SQL
2 9 (1.90%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.27%) VBA
3 6 (1.27%) C#
3 6 (1.27%) C++
4 3 (0.63%) VB
4 3 (0.63%) C
5 2 (0.42%) PHP
6 1 (0.21%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 212 (44.73%) Cisco Certification
2 180 (37.97%) CCNP
3 109 (23.00%) CCNA
4 75 (15.82%) CCSP
5 54 (11.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 40 (8.44%) MCSE
7 26 (5.49%) CCSA
8 23 (4.85%) CCIE
9 22 (4.64%) CCSE
10 21 (4.43%) MCSA
10 21 (4.43%) CCDP
11 16 (3.38%) CCDA
12 12 (2.53%) MCP
13 9 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (1.69%) CCIP
15 7 (1.48%) CISSP
15 7 (1.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 6 (1.27%) CCVP
16 6 (1.27%) VCP5
17 5 (1.05%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (9.70%) SLA
2 24 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (4.22%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.48%) QA
5 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 118 (24.89%) Active Directory
2 62 (13.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.59%) Hyper-V
4 14 (2.95%) XenApp
5 11 (2.32%) Firmware
6 10 (2.11%) Terminal Services
6 10 (2.11%) vSphere
7 8 (1.69%) vCloud
8 7 (1.48%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.84%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.84%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
10 3 (0.63%) XenServer
11 2 (0.42%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.42%) UAG
11 2 (0.42%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.21%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 13 (2.74%) Cisco UCCX
2 11 (2.32%) SCCM
3 10 (2.11%) Cisco UCCE
4 7 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (1.05%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.05%) SCDPM
6 3 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
6 3 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.42%) Nagios
7 2 (0.42%) WSUS
7 2 (0.42%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.21%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.21%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 278 (58.65%) Cisco
2 157 (33.12%) Microsoft
3 121 (25.53%) VMware
4 93 (19.62%) CheckPoint
5 68 (14.35%) Citrix
6 22 (4.64%) Dell
7 18 (3.80%) Fortinet
8 16 (3.38%) Riverbed
8 16 (3.38%) Juniper
9 14 (2.95%) HP
9 14 (2.95%) F5
10 13 (2.74%) SolarWinds
11 10 (2.11%) EMC
11 10 (2.11%) Symantec
12 8 (1.69%) NetApp
13 7 (1.48%) McAfee
14 6 (1.27%) Alterian
14 6 (1.27%) WatchGuard
14 6 (1.27%) Cyber-Ark
15 5 (1.05%) Sophos
Wakefield
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Vertical IT
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits inc bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus+OT+Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + pension, healthcare etc
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
2Source Talent
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Lea Consultancy Ltd
Salary: Salary is Negotiable plus benefits and car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits package inc. pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Coventry, sheffield
Trustmarque
Salary: £45,000 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago