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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 75 74 56
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 239 229 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.33% 3.72% 4.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.06% 21.30% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 200 194 191
Average salary £42,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £64,250
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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
1254 1075 1259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.49% 17.44% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 978 779 970
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 0 160 £45,000 +19.20% 4
South Yorkshire -6 52 £55,000 +29.41% 3
North Yorkshire -20 25 £30,000 -28.57% 2
East Yorkshire -6 4 £29,000 -19.44% 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 502 (96.17%) LAN
2 323 (61.88%) Cisco
3 249 (47.70%) Firewall
3 249 (47.70%) Cisco Certification
4 218 (41.76%) CCNP
5 160 (30.65%) Windows
6 158 (30.27%) Microsoft
7 136 (26.05%) VoIP
8 128 (24.52%) VMware
9 127 (24.33%) CCNA
10 126 (24.14%) MPLS
10 126 (24.14%) ITIL
11 121 (23.18%) Network Security
12 119 (22.80%) Active Directory
13 113 (21.65%) Cisco ASA
14 109 (20.88%) CheckPoint
15 106 (20.31%) VPN
16 99 (18.97%) MS Excel
17 86 (16.48%) BGP
18 80 (15.33%) CCSP
18 80 (15.33%) TCP/IP
19 79 (15.13%) Incident Management
20 70 (13.41%) Capacity Planning
21 69 (13.22%) Citrix
22 67 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
23 66 (12.64%) SAN
24 64 (12.26%) OSPF
25 61 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
26 58 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
26 58 (11.11%) E-Commerce

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 49 (9.39%) MS Exchange
2 33 (6.32%) SharePoint
3 24 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2007
4 19 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (2.49%) IIS
7 10 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (1.15%) Lync
9 5 (0.96%) SAS
10 4 (0.77%) Apache
11 3 (0.57%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.38%) Quickr
12 2 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.38%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.19%) Site Server
13 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 99 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 24 (4.60%) MS Office
3 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (1.92%) Office 365
2 8 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.19%) SaaS
3 1 (0.19%) PaaS
3 1 (0.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 502 (96.17%) LAN
2 249 (47.70%) Firewall
3 136 (26.05%) VoIP
4 126 (24.14%) MPLS
5 121 (23.18%) Network Security
6 113 (21.65%) Cisco ASA
7 106 (20.31%) VPN
8 86 (16.48%) BGP
9 80 (15.33%) TCP/IP
10 66 (12.64%) SAN
11 64 (12.26%) OSPF
12 47 (9.00%) DNS
13 44 (8.43%) FWSM
14 41 (7.85%) EIGRP
15 39 (7.47%) DHCP
16 35 (6.70%) Internet
16 35 (6.70%) Wireless
17 27 (5.17%) IPsec
17 27 (5.17%) PBX
18 26 (4.98%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (8.81%) SQL Server
2 18 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (3.07%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (0.96%) MS Access
4 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.38%) MySQL
8 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.19%) QlikView
8 1 (0.19%) Data Mining
General
1 36 (6.90%) Finance
2 32 (6.13%) Telecoms
3 10 (1.92%) Retail
4 6 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.77%) Games
5 4 (0.77%) Banking
6 3 (0.57%) Advertising
7 2 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.19%) Back Office
8 1 (0.19%) Legal
8 1 (0.19%) Local Government
8 1 (0.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 234 (44.83%) Network Engineer
2 83 (15.90%) Architect
3 82 (15.71%) Analyst
4 65 (12.45%) Support Engineer
5 48 (9.20%) Senior Network Engineer
6 47 (9.00%) Solutions Architect
7 38 (7.28%) Support Analyst
8 35 (6.70%) Network Analyst
9 34 (6.51%) Network Support
10 28 (5.36%) IT Support
11 24 (4.60%) Network Support Engineer
12 21 (4.02%) 2nd Line Support
13 20 (3.83%) 3rd Line Support
14 19 (3.64%) Administrator
14 19 (3.64%) Systems Engineer
15 17 (3.26%) Infrastructure Architect
15 17 (3.26%) Security Analyst
15 17 (3.26%) IT Support Analyst
15 17 (3.26%) Network Administrator
15 17 (3.26%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (0.96%) .NET
1 5 (0.96%) COM+
2 3 (0.57%) LAMP
3 2 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (5.75%) Blackberry
3 25 (4.79%) Clustering
3 25 (4.79%) CMDB
4 16 (3.07%) Management Information System
5 14 (2.68%) Replication
6 5 (0.96%) IVR
6 5 (0.96%) Data Protection Act
6 5 (0.96%) FMCG
7 4 (0.77%) PKI
7 4 (0.77%) Statistics
7 4 (0.77%) NHS
8 2 (0.38%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.38%) GIS
9 1 (0.19%) CLARiiON
9 1 (0.19%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.19%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.19%) PMI
9 1 (0.19%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.19%) RMADS
Operating Systems
1 160 (30.65%) Windows
2 67 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 58 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (9.58%) Windows 7
5 34 (6.51%) UNIX
5 34 (6.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 31 (5.94%) Linux
7 10 (1.92%) Windows XP
7 10 (1.92%) Windows 8
8 7 (1.34%) Windows Vista
9 6 (1.15%) Android
10 5 (0.96%) Mac OS
11 4 (0.77%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.19%) CentOS
13 1 (0.19%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.19%) AIX
13 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 126 (24.14%) ITIL
2 79 (15.13%) Incident Management
3 70 (13.41%) Capacity Planning
4 58 (11.11%) E-Commerce
5 46 (8.81%) Enterprise Architecture
6 40 (7.66%) Load Balancing
7 38 (7.28%) Project Management
8 37 (7.09%) PRINCE2
9 29 (5.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 28 (5.36%) Change Management
10 28 (5.36%) Business Continuity
10 28 (5.36%) Network Architecture
11 27 (5.17%) Asset Management
12 26 (4.98%) ETL
13 25 (4.79%) EAI
13 25 (4.79%) SOA
13 25 (4.79%) CRM
13 25 (4.79%) Contact Management
13 25 (4.79%) WFM
14 24 (4.60%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (4.98%) SQL
2 8 (1.53%) PowerShell
3 5 (0.96%) VBA
3 5 (0.96%) C#
3 5 (0.96%) C++
4 3 (0.57%) VB
4 3 (0.57%) C
5 2 (0.38%) PHP
6 1 (0.19%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 249 (47.70%) Cisco Certification
2 218 (41.76%) CCNP
3 127 (24.33%) CCNA
4 80 (15.33%) CCSP
5 50 (9.58%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (7.85%) MCSE
7 32 (6.13%) CCIE
8 26 (4.98%) CCSE
9 24 (4.60%) CCSA
10 22 (4.21%) CCDP
11 19 (3.64%) MCSA
12 17 (3.26%) CCDA
13 14 (2.68%) MCP
14 9 (1.72%) CCIP
14 9 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
15 8 (1.53%) CCVP
15 8 (1.53%) Check Point Certification
16 6 (1.15%) CISSP
17 5 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 5 (0.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (9.77%) SLA
2 21 (4.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (3.83%) PCI DSS
4 7 (1.34%) QA
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 119 (22.80%) Active Directory
2 61 (11.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (2.87%) XenApp
3 15 (2.87%) Firmware
4 12 (2.30%) Hyper-V
5 10 (1.92%) VMware ESX
6 9 (1.72%) Terminal Services
7 8 (1.53%) vSphere
7 8 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.53%) vCloud
8 4 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (0.77%) VMware Server
9 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.38%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.38%) UAG
11 1 (0.19%) XenServer
11 1 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 14 (2.68%) SCCM
2 11 (2.11%) Cisco UCCX
3 8 (1.53%) Cisco UCCE
4 7 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
4 7 (1.34%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.57%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (0.57%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.57%) SCDPM
5 3 (0.57%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.38%) Nagios
7 1 (0.19%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.19%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 323 (61.88%) Cisco
2 158 (30.27%) Microsoft
3 128 (24.52%) VMware
4 109 (20.88%) CheckPoint
5 69 (13.22%) Citrix
6 25 (4.79%) Dell
7 20 (3.83%) SolarWinds
8 18 (3.45%) Fortinet
8 18 (3.45%) Riverbed
8 18 (3.45%) Juniper
9 15 (2.87%) F5
10 14 (2.68%) HP
11 13 (2.49%) Symantec
12 11 (2.11%) EMC
13 10 (1.92%) NetApp
14 8 (1.53%) Veritas
15 7 (1.34%) McAfee
16 6 (1.15%) SAP
16 6 (1.15%) Cyber-Ark
17 5 (0.96%) Capita
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £36000 - £38500 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
South Yorkshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: Excellent Salary+Bens
Posted: 16 days ago
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000pa dependent on level of experience (+ excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago