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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 96 77
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 266 141 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.70% 2.66% 3.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.80% 15.28% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 213 112 150
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,000 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
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
1415 923 1142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.66% 17.43% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1072 695 864
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,250 £52,500
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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 +33 213 £42,250 +10.45% 11
North Yorkshire -8 27 £45,000 +60.71% 2
South Yorkshire -21 11 £42,500 +6.25% 3
East Yorkshire +8 10 - -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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.

1 427 (94.68%) LAN
2 284 (62.97%) Cisco
3 222 (49.22%) Cisco Certification
4 213 (47.23%) Firewall
5 180 (39.91%) CCNP
6 146 (32.37%) Windows
7 121 (26.83%) CCNA
8 115 (25.50%) Network Security
9 111 (24.61%) Cisco ASA
9 111 (24.61%) CheckPoint
10 109 (24.17%) Microsoft
11 107 (23.73%) VoIP
12 105 (23.28%) MPLS
13 100 (22.17%) ITIL
14 87 (19.29%) VMware
15 86 (19.07%) Active Directory
16 83 (18.40%) TCP/IP
16 83 (18.40%) VPN
17 74 (16.41%) Windows Server 2008
18 65 (14.41%) MS Exchange
19 62 (13.75%) Load Balancing
19 62 (13.75%) Incident Management
20 61 (13.53%) MS Excel
21 57 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
22 56 (12.42%) Capacity Planning
23 55 (12.20%) BGP
24 51 (11.31%) CCSP
25 49 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
25 49 (10.86%) SAN
26 48 (10.64%) OSPF

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 65 (14.41%) MS Exchange
2 41 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 25 (5.54%) SharePoint
4 23 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 22 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 21 (4.66%) Exchange Server 2003
7 10 (2.22%) IIS
8 6 (1.33%) Lync
9 5 (1.11%) Apache
10 2 (0.44%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.44%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.22%) Site Server
Applications
1 61 (13.53%) MS Excel
2 21 (4.66%) MS Office
3 12 (2.66%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.67%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.77%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.44%) Office 365
2 2 (0.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.22%) IaaS
3 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 427 (94.68%) LAN
2 213 (47.23%) Firewall
3 115 (25.50%) Network Security
4 111 (24.61%) Cisco ASA
5 107 (23.73%) VoIP
6 105 (23.28%) MPLS
7 83 (18.40%) TCP/IP
7 83 (18.40%) VPN
8 55 (12.20%) BGP
9 49 (10.86%) SAN
10 48 (10.64%) OSPF
11 43 (9.53%) FWSM
12 37 (8.20%) DNS
13 36 (7.98%) Wireless
14 35 (7.76%) Internet
15 29 (6.43%) EIGRP
15 29 (6.43%) Cisco IOS
16 27 (5.99%) DHCP
16 27 (5.99%) Cisco PIX
17 17 (3.77%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.44%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.44%) MySQL
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (0.44%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.22%) Subversion
General
1 40 (8.87%) Finance
2 21 (4.66%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.11%) Retail
3 5 (1.11%) Legal
3 5 (1.11%) Advertising
4 3 (0.67%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.22%) Local Government
5 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 173 (38.36%) Network Engineer
2 97 (21.51%) Analyst
3 64 (14.19%) Architect
4 61 (13.53%) Network Analyst
5 60 (13.30%) Senior Network Engineer
6 49 (10.86%) Support Analyst
7 40 (8.87%) Network Support
8 39 (8.65%) Solutions Architect
9 35 (7.76%) Senior Analyst
10 32 (7.10%) Support Engineer
11 31 (6.87%) Senior Network Analyst
12 22 (4.88%) Network Support Analyst
13 20 (4.43%) Administrator
13 20 (4.43%) Network Administrator
14 19 (4.21%) Senior Support Analyst
15 17 (3.77%) Network Architect
15 17 (3.77%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (3.77%) Senior Network Support
15 17 (3.77%) Senior Network Support Analyst
16 16 (3.55%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (0.67%) LAMP
2 1 (0.22%) .NET
2 1 (0.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.22%) Middleware
2 1 (0.22%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.22%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 29 (6.43%) Blackberry
2 28 (6.21%) Clustering
3 17 (3.77%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.77%) CMDB
4 15 (3.33%) Firmware
5 13 (2.88%) IVR
6 7 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (0.89%) NHS
7 4 (0.89%) Replication
8 3 (0.67%) Statistics
9 2 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (0.44%) EqualLogic
9 2 (0.44%) FMCG
9 2 (0.44%) RMADS
9 2 (0.44%) GIS
10 1 (0.22%) CLARiiON
10 1 (0.22%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.22%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.22%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.22%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 146 (32.37%) Windows
2 74 (16.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 57 (12.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (8.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (7.10%) Windows 7
6 26 (5.76%) Linux
7 22 (4.88%) UNIX
8 9 (2.00%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.55%) Android
10 5 (1.11%) Windows 8
11 4 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.44%) CentOS
12 2 (0.44%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.44%) VMS
12 2 (0.44%) Fedora
13 1 (0.22%) Debian
13 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (22.17%) ITIL
2 62 (13.75%) Load Balancing
2 62 (13.75%) Incident Management
3 56 (12.42%) Capacity Planning
4 47 (10.42%) E-Commerce
5 45 (9.98%) Network Design
6 34 (7.54%) Project Management
7 27 (5.99%) Analytics
8 26 (5.76%) Business Intelligence
9 24 (5.32%) Network Management
10 22 (4.88%) PRINCE2
11 19 (4.21%) CRM
11 19 (4.21%) Supplier Management
12 18 (3.99%) ETL
13 17 (3.77%) EAI
13 17 (3.77%) SOA
13 17 (3.77%) Contact Management
13 17 (3.77%) WFM
13 17 (3.77%) Enterprise Architecture
14 16 (3.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.55%) SQL
2 4 (0.89%) VB
2 4 (0.89%) C
3 3 (0.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.44%) Perl
5 1 (0.22%) PHP
5 1 (0.22%) C#
5 1 (0.22%) C++
5 1 (0.22%) VBA
5 1 (0.22%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 222 (49.22%) Cisco Certification
2 180 (39.91%) CCNP
3 121 (26.83%) CCNA
4 51 (11.31%) CCSP
5 49 (10.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 47 (10.42%) MCSE
7 24 (5.32%) CCIE
8 20 (4.43%) MCSA
9 17 (3.77%) MCP
9 17 (3.77%) CCSE
10 13 (2.88%) Check Point Certification
11 11 (2.44%) CCSA
11 11 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
11 11 (2.44%) Degree
12 8 (1.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 8 (1.77%) CCDP
13 5 (1.11%) CISSP
14 4 (0.89%) MCITP
14 4 (0.89%) CCIP
14 4 (0.89%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.65%) SLA
2 19 (4.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.89%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.22%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 86 (19.07%) Active Directory
2 41 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 14 (3.10%) VMware ESX
5 10 (2.22%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.77%) vSphere
6 8 (1.77%) XenApp
7 4 (0.89%) VMware Server
7 4 (0.89%) VMware Workstation
8 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.44%) vCloud
9 2 (0.44%) XenServer
9 2 (0.44%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.44%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.44%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.22%) Postfix
10 1 (0.22%) Xen
10 1 (0.22%) DFS Replication
10 1 (0.22%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 13 (2.88%) SCCM
2 9 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (1.33%) Backup Exec
4 5 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (0.89%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (0.89%) ARCserve
6 2 (0.44%) SCOM
7 1 (0.22%) Nagios
7 1 (0.22%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.22%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 284 (62.97%) Cisco
2 111 (24.61%) CheckPoint
3 109 (24.17%) Microsoft
4 87 (19.29%) VMware
5 27 (5.99%) F5
6 26 (5.76%) Citrix
7 24 (5.32%) Juniper
8 22 (4.88%) HP
9 18 (3.99%) SolarWinds
10 15 (3.33%) Veritas
11 11 (2.44%) Apple
12 10 (2.22%) Fortinet
12 10 (2.22%) NetApp
13 9 (2.00%) Dell
14 7 (1.55%) Symantec
15 6 (1.33%) Capita
15 6 (1.33%) EMC
15 6 (1.33%) SAP
15 6 (1.33%) Oracle
16 5 (1.11%) Avaya
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@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50k - £55k + Car Allowance + benefi
Posted: 16 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Oncall + Good Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Barnsley, South Yorkshire
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Salary: £17000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Prof Certs
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Bens + Prof Certs
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bradford, Yorkshire
West Yorkshire Police
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + car and bonus scheme
Posted: 16 days ago
West Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £13.00 - £16.00 per annum
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Sheffield
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Salary: £35000.00 - £42000.00 per annum
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Leeds
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
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