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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 71 95 73
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 240 211 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.35% 2.81% 3.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.20% 15.68% 16.69%
Number of salaries quoted 196 151 146
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
1132 1346 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.78% 17.93% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 861 994 905
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £33,361
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +12.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +29 170 £46,500 +16.25% 14
South Yorkshire +15 47 £41,500 +3.75% 6
North Yorkshire +5 19 £37,500 +11.94% 8
East Yorkshire -6 2 £35,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 401 (95.02%) LAN
2 245 (58.06%) Cisco
3 173 (41.00%) Cisco Certification
4 171 (40.52%) Firewall
5 168 (39.81%) Microsoft
6 161 (38.15%) Windows
7 145 (34.36%) Active Directory
8 124 (29.38%) ITIL
9 117 (27.73%) CCNP
10 114 (27.01%) VMware
11 106 (25.12%) CCNA
12 105 (24.88%) VPN
13 95 (22.51%) MS Excel
14 93 (22.04%) CheckPoint
15 92 (21.80%) Network Security
16 76 (18.01%) Cisco ASA
17 75 (17.77%) VMware Infrastructure
17 75 (17.77%) TCP/IP
18 72 (17.06%) Microsoft Certification
19 69 (16.35%) SAN
20 67 (15.88%) MPLS
20 67 (15.88%) MS Exchange
21 65 (15.40%) Windows Server 2008
22 63 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
22 63 (14.93%) Citrix
23 61 (14.45%) VoIP
24 58 (13.74%) DNS
25 53 (12.56%) Incident Management
26 46 (10.90%) Linux
27 44 (10.43%) CCSP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 67 (15.88%) MS Exchange
2 26 (6.16%) SharePoint
2 26 (6.16%) Lync
3 22 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (3.08%) IIS
5 12 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
6 11 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (1.18%) SAS
8 4 (0.95%) Apache
9 2 (0.47%) Site Server
9 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.47%) Confluence
9 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.24%) nginx
10 1 (0.24%) CMS
10 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 95 (22.51%) MS Excel
2 31 (7.35%) MS Office
3 17 (4.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (2.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.66%) Office 365
3 2 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.24%) IaaS
4 1 (0.24%) SaaS
4 1 (0.24%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 401 (95.02%) LAN
2 171 (40.52%) Firewall
3 105 (24.88%) VPN
4 92 (21.80%) Network Security
5 76 (18.01%) Cisco ASA
6 75 (17.77%) TCP/IP
7 69 (16.35%) SAN
8 67 (15.88%) MPLS
9 61 (14.45%) VoIP
10 58 (13.74%) DNS
11 42 (9.95%) BGP
12 41 (9.72%) Internet
13 39 (9.24%) OSPF
14 34 (8.06%) DHCP
15 30 (7.11%) Wireless
16 27 (6.40%) Cisco PIX
17 25 (5.92%) IPsec
18 24 (5.69%) Unified Communications
19 23 (5.45%) NAS
20 22 (5.21%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (9.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.18%) MySQL
3 5 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (1.18%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.18%) Riak
3 5 (1.18%) MS Access
4 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.24%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.47%) JIRA
General
1 21 (4.98%) Retail
2 20 (4.74%) Finance
3 19 (4.50%) Telecoms
4 9 (2.13%) Legal
5 5 (1.18%) Local Government
6 4 (0.95%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.71%) Games
7 3 (0.71%) Banking
7 3 (0.71%) Marketing
8 1 (0.24%) Advertising
8 1 (0.24%) Law
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
8 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 120 (28.44%) Network Engineer
2 80 (18.96%) Analyst
3 60 (14.22%) Architect
4 37 (8.77%) Senior Network Engineer
5 33 (7.82%) Support Analyst
6 28 (6.64%) Consultant
6 28 (6.64%) Solutions Architect
7 26 (6.16%) IT Support
8 24 (5.69%) Network Analyst
8 24 (5.69%) Security Analyst
9 23 (5.45%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (5.45%) Network Consultant
10 21 (4.98%) Network Architect
11 19 (4.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 19 (4.50%) IT Support Analyst
12 18 (4.27%) Infrastructure Architect
12 18 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
12 18 (4.27%) Network Security Analyst
13 17 (4.03%) Infrastructure Manager
14 14 (3.32%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.42%) HTML
1 6 (1.42%) .NET
1 6 (1.42%) COM+
2 3 (0.71%) Web Services
3 2 (0.47%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (6.40%) Blackberry
3 18 (4.27%) Management Information System
4 16 (3.79%) Clustering
4 16 (3.79%) Video Conferencing
5 15 (3.55%) Replication
6 7 (1.66%) NHS
6 7 (1.66%) CMDB
6 7 (1.66%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (1.18%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.18%) Statistics
7 5 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.95%) iPhone
8 4 (0.95%) iPad
9 3 (0.71%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.47%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.24%) User Experience
11 1 (0.24%) Fat Client
11 1 (0.24%) RMADS
11 1 (0.24%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 161 (38.15%) Windows
2 65 (15.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 63 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (10.90%) Linux
5 34 (8.06%) Windows 7
6 32 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (4.74%) UNIX
8 18 (4.27%) Windows 8
9 17 (4.03%) Windows XP
10 12 (2.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (2.13%) Mac OS
12 7 (1.66%) Windows Vista
13 6 (1.42%) Solaris
14 3 (0.71%) AIX
15 2 (0.47%) Windows 2000
15 2 (0.47%) Android
16 1 (0.24%) CentOS
16 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (29.38%) ITIL
2 53 (12.56%) Incident Management
3 40 (9.48%) Capacity Planning
4 38 (9.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 37 (8.77%) Load Balancing
6 34 (8.06%) Project Management
7 32 (7.58%) Business Continuity
8 30 (7.11%) Network Architecture
9 28 (6.64%) TOGAF
9 28 (6.64%) E-Commerce
10 27 (6.40%) PRINCE2
11 25 (5.92%) Network Design
11 25 (5.92%) Enterprise Architecture
12 22 (5.21%) Line Management
13 20 (4.74%) Mentoring
13 20 (4.74%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (4.74%) Service Delivery
14 17 (4.03%) Zachman Framework
14 17 (4.03%) Migration
14 17 (4.03%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.87%) SQL
2 6 (1.42%) C#
2 6 (1.42%) C++
2 6 (1.42%) VBA
2 6 (1.42%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.47%) C
4 1 (0.24%) VB
Qualifications
1 173 (41.00%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (27.73%) CCNP
3 106 (25.12%) CCNA
4 72 (17.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 44 (10.43%) CCSP
6 42 (9.95%) MCSE
7 35 (8.29%) CCSA
8 27 (6.40%) MCSA
9 24 (5.69%) CCIE
10 23 (5.45%) CCSE
11 21 (4.98%) ITIL Certification
12 19 (4.50%) CCDP
13 17 (4.03%) Degree
14 14 (3.32%) CCDA
15 12 (2.84%) MCP
16 11 (2.61%) HP ASE
17 8 (1.90%) MCITP
17 8 (1.90%) CCIP
18 7 (1.66%) ISEB
18 7 (1.66%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (10.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (9.48%) SLA
3 17 (4.03%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.37%) QA
5 1 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 145 (34.36%) Active Directory
2 75 (17.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (4.50%) Hyper-V
4 15 (3.55%) vSphere
5 14 (3.32%) VMware ESX
6 11 (2.61%) Terminal Services
7 5 (1.18%) Oracle RAC
7 5 (1.18%) XenApp
7 5 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (0.95%) vCloud
9 3 (0.71%) XenServer
10 1 (0.24%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (3.32%) FortiGate
2 10 (2.37%) Cisco UCCE
2 10 (2.37%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (1.42%) WSUS
4 5 (1.18%) SCDPM
5 4 (0.95%) SCCM
5 4 (0.95%) SCOM
5 4 (0.95%) Backup Exec
6 3 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
6 3 (0.71%) OpenView
6 3 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.47%) Cacti
7 2 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.47%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.47%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (0.24%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.24%) Foglight
8 1 (0.24%) Nagios
Vendors
1 245 (58.06%) Cisco
2 168 (39.81%) Microsoft
3 114 (27.01%) VMware
4 93 (22.04%) CheckPoint
5 63 (14.93%) Citrix
6 36 (8.53%) F5
7 35 (8.29%) Juniper
8 32 (7.58%) HP
9 16 (3.79%) Red Hat
10 13 (3.08%) Blue Coat
10 13 (3.08%) WatchGuard
11 12 (2.84%) Brocade
11 12 (2.84%) NetApp
12 11 (2.61%) Huawei
13 10 (2.37%) EMC
14 9 (2.13%) IBM
14 9 (2.13%) Oracle
15 8 (1.90%) Sophos
15 8 (1.90%) Sourcefire
15 8 (1.90%) ArcSight
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus+OT+Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000 per annum + Car, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster
Mint Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Normanton, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £18k - 22k per year + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £46,000 per annum + UPTO 20% BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: £Competitive salary, plus great benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: Highly Competitive plus bonus, car allowance and benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Posted: 10 days ago