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

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 131 82 101
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 136 239 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 2.17% 3.30% 2.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.57% 21.00% 15.36%
Number of salaries quoted 120 195 148
Average salary £40,000 £42,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.32% +5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +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
1002 1138 1348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.98% 15.71% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 815 867 1002
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 May 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 1 May 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 -46 87 £41,000 -14.58% 14
North Yorkshire +9 32 £40,250 +7.33% 2
South Yorkshire -14 15 £37,500 -9.63% 4
East Yorkshire +6 6 £38,250 +9.28%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 239 (88.52%) LAN
2 140 (51.85%) Cisco
3 138 (51.11%) Firewall
4 92 (34.07%) Cisco Certification
5 91 (33.70%) VPN
6 79 (29.26%) ITIL
7 73 (27.04%) Windows
8 71 (26.30%) CheckPoint
9 70 (25.93%) CCNA
10 69 (25.56%) Microsoft
11 66 (24.44%) CCNP
12 65 (24.07%) VMware
13 64 (23.70%) Active Directory
14 55 (20.37%) TCP/IP
15 54 (20.00%) MPLS
16 53 (19.63%) Cisco ASA
17 51 (18.89%) Network Security
18 48 (17.78%) DNS
18 48 (17.78%) Finance
19 47 (17.41%) Wireless
19 47 (17.41%) Linux
19 47 (17.41%) Windows Server
20 45 (16.67%) BGP
21 40 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
22 37 (13.70%) IPsec
23 36 (13.33%) Citrix
24 32 (11.85%) Project Management
25 31 (11.48%) MS Exchange
26 30 (11.11%) Internet
26 30 (11.11%) SAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 31 (11.48%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.30%) Skype for Business
3 10 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.59%) IIS
6 5 (1.85%) Apache
7 4 (1.48%) CMS
7 4 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (1.48%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.74%) CloudStack
8 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.74%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.74%) JBoss
8 2 (0.74%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.74%) Quickr
8 2 (0.74%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.74%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.74%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.37%) PrestaShop
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (7.41%) MS Excel
1 20 (7.41%) MS Office
2 6 (2.22%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (1.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Line 500
2 1 (0.37%) Magento
2 1 (0.37%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.37%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.70%) Office 365
2 9 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.74%) IaaS
4 2 (0.74%) Mimecast
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 239 (88.52%) LAN
2 138 (51.11%) Firewall
3 91 (33.70%) VPN
4 55 (20.37%) TCP/IP
5 54 (20.00%) MPLS
6 53 (19.63%) Cisco ASA
7 51 (18.89%) Network Security
8 48 (17.78%) DNS
9 47 (17.41%) Wireless
10 45 (16.67%) BGP
11 37 (13.70%) IPsec
12 30 (11.11%) Internet
12 30 (11.11%) SAN
13 27 (10.00%) VoIP
14 26 (9.63%) SSL
15 25 (9.26%) LDAP
15 25 (9.26%) OSPF
16 22 (8.15%) EIGRP
17 19 (7.04%) VLAN
18 17 (6.30%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.85%) MySQL
2 5 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.11%) Big Data
3 3 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (0.74%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (0.37%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (1.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.37%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.37%) JIRA
2 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
2 1 (0.37%) Subversion
2 1 (0.37%) TeamCity
General
1 48 (17.78%) Finance
2 28 (10.37%) Telecoms
3 12 (4.44%) Legal
4 10 (3.70%) Marketing
5 7 (2.59%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.85%) Games
7 4 (1.48%) Electronics
7 4 (1.48%) Law
8 3 (1.11%) Back Office
8 3 (1.11%) Retail
9 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 82 (30.37%) Network Engineer
2 50 (18.52%) Analyst
3 48 (17.78%) Cisco Engineer
4 42 (15.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 33 (12.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 29 (10.74%) Network Analyst
7 26 (9.63%) Senior Network Engineer
8 25 (9.26%) Security Engineer
9 24 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
10 23 (8.52%) Network Security Analyst
10 23 (8.52%) Security Analyst
11 22 (8.15%) IT Engineer
12 20 (7.41%) Administrator
12 20 (7.41%) Infrastructure Manager
13 18 (6.67%) Service Manager
14 16 (5.93%) Consultant
14 16 (5.93%) IT Manager
15 15 (5.56%) Cisco Analyst
15 15 (5.56%) IT Support
16 14 (5.19%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.07%) .NET
2 6 (2.22%) XMPP
3 5 (1.85%) VXML
4 4 (1.48%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.74%) LAMP
6 1 (0.37%) CSS
6 1 (0.37%) HTML
6 1 (0.37%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.37%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.26%) Management Information System
2 21 (7.78%) Data Centre
3 18 (6.67%) RSA SecurID
4 12 (4.44%) NHS
5 7 (2.59%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.85%) iPad
7 4 (1.48%) IVR
7 4 (1.48%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.11%) Computer Science
8 3 (1.11%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.74%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.74%) CCTV
9 2 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (0.74%) iPhone
10 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.37%) HP Storage
10 1 (0.37%) Statistics
10 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.37%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 73 (27.04%) Windows
2 47 (17.41%) Linux
2 47 (17.41%) Windows Server
3 27 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 23 (8.52%) Unix
5 16 (5.93%) Windows 7
5 16 (5.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (4.44%) Solaris
6 12 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (3.33%) Windows XP
8 8 (2.96%) CentOS
9 7 (2.59%) Oracle Linux
9 7 (2.59%) Windows 8
10 5 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.48%) Debian
11 4 (1.48%) Windows 10
12 3 (1.11%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.74%) AIX
13 2 (0.74%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.74%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (29.26%) ITIL
2 32 (11.85%) Project Management
3 28 (10.37%) Incident Management
4 26 (9.63%) PRINCE2
5 25 (9.26%) High Availability
5 25 (9.26%) Network Monitoring
5 25 (9.26%) Problem Management
5 25 (9.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 22 (8.15%) BCP
7 21 (7.78%) Change Management
7 21 (7.78%) Presales
8 20 (7.41%) Capacity Planning
8 20 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 19 (7.04%) Network Design
10 16 (5.93%) ITIL V3
10 16 (5.93%) Load Balancing
10 16 (5.93%) Mentoring
10 16 (5.93%) Service Management
10 16 (5.93%) Trend Analysis
11 15 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (5.93%) SQL
2 8 (2.96%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.59%) Bash Shell
4 6 (2.22%) Python
5 5 (1.85%) C
5 5 (1.85%) Perl
6 3 (1.11%) Ruby
6 3 (1.11%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.37%) ABAP
7 1 (0.37%) C++
7 1 (0.37%) PHP
7 1 (0.37%) VB
7 1 (0.37%) VBA
Qualifications
1 92 (34.07%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (25.93%) CCNA
3 66 (24.44%) CCNP
4 18 (6.67%) CCIE
4 18 (6.67%) CCSA
5 16 (5.93%) CCSP
6 15 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (4.07%) CCDA
7 11 (4.07%) CCSE
8 8 (2.96%) MCSE
9 7 (2.59%) MCSA
10 5 (1.85%) CCIP
10 5 (1.85%) CISSP
10 5 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.11%) CCDP
11 3 (1.11%) Check Point Certification
11 3 (1.11%) Degree
12 2 (0.74%) NCDA
12 2 (0.74%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.26%) SLA
2 12 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (2.59%) PCI DSS
4 4 (1.48%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 64 (23.70%) Active Directory
2 40 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (7.41%) vSphere
4 15 (5.56%) Hyper-V
4 15 (5.56%) vCloud
5 10 (3.70%) XenDesktop
6 9 (3.33%) XenApp
7 6 (2.22%) XenServer
8 5 (1.85%) KVM
8 5 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (1.48%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (1.48%) Terminal Services
9 4 (1.48%) VMware Server
9 4 (1.48%) Xen
10 2 (0.74%) FreeRADIUS
10 2 (0.74%) Samba
10 2 (0.74%) Squid
11 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.37%) qmail
11 1 (0.37%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 9 (3.33%) SCCM
2 8 (2.96%) Backup Exec
2 8 (2.96%) SCOM
3 6 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (2.22%) Nessus
3 6 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
4 5 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.85%) Puppet
5 4 (1.48%) XenMobile
6 3 (1.11%) Cobbler
6 3 (1.11%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.74%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 2 (0.74%) Oracle ZFS
7 2 (0.74%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.37%) Ansible
8 1 (0.37%) Nagios
8 1 (0.37%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 140 (51.85%) Cisco
2 71 (26.30%) CheckPoint
3 69 (25.56%) Microsoft
4 65 (24.07%) VMware
5 36 (13.33%) Citrix
6 26 (9.63%) Juniper
7 17 (6.30%) Palo Alto
8 16 (5.93%) Red Hat
9 15 (5.56%) SolarWinds
10 13 (4.81%) HP
10 13 (4.81%) Oracle
11 12 (4.44%) Avaya
11 12 (4.44%) F5
12 9 (3.33%) NetApp
13 8 (2.96%) Aruba
13 8 (2.96%) Mitel
14 7 (2.59%) Forcepoint
14 7 (2.59%) Fortinet
15 5 (1.85%) SAP
15 5 (1.85%) Symantec
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Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
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Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
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