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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 76 92
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 257 236 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 3.72% 3.34% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.54% 17.55% 14.14%
Number of salaries quoted 222 193 108
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
1140 1345 969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.52% 19.03% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 950 1033 753
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 +4 176 £50,000 +25.00% 10
North Yorkshire +12 54 £37,500 -11.76% 7
South Yorkshire +15 22 £55,000 +29.41% 8
East Yorkshire -1 1 £45,000 - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 461 (92.94%) LAN
2 292 (58.87%) Cisco
3 219 (44.15%) Cisco Certification
4 188 (37.90%) Windows
5 177 (35.69%) Firewall
6 174 (35.08%) Microsoft
7 149 (30.04%) ITIL
8 145 (29.23%) Active Directory
9 127 (25.60%) CheckPoint
10 125 (25.20%) VMware
11 121 (24.40%) VPN
12 116 (23.39%) CCNP
13 113 (22.78%) CCNA
14 111 (22.38%) TCP/IP
15 102 (20.56%) Network Security
16 98 (19.76%) MS Excel
17 95 (19.15%) DNS
18 86 (17.34%) MS Exchange
18 86 (17.34%) SQL Server
19 85 (17.14%) MPLS
20 84 (16.94%) HP
21 81 (16.33%) SAN
22 80 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
23 74 (14.92%) Cisco ASA
24 70 (14.11%) Wireless
24 70 (14.11%) F5
25 68 (13.71%) Linux
26 63 (12.70%) Load Balancing
27 58 (11.69%) Citrix
27 58 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 86 (17.34%) MS Exchange
2 41 (8.27%) Lync
3 26 (5.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (3.83%) SharePoint
5 18 (3.63%) IIS
6 17 (3.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (2.62%) Exchange Server 2007
8 10 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2003
9 8 (1.61%) Apache
10 7 (1.41%) OpenStack
11 5 (1.01%) Tomcat
12 4 (0.81%) Oracle HTTP Server
12 4 (0.81%) WebSphere
13 2 (0.40%) Confluence
14 1 (0.20%) Oracle Coherence
14 1 (0.20%) nginx
14 1 (0.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 1 (0.20%) CMS
14 1 (0.20%) SAS
14 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 98 (19.76%) MS Excel
2 47 (9.48%) MS Office
3 37 (7.46%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.40%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.40%) Line 500
2 2 (0.40%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.20%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 8 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 461 (92.94%) LAN
2 177 (35.69%) Firewall
3 121 (24.40%) VPN
4 111 (22.38%) TCP/IP
5 102 (20.56%) Network Security
6 95 (19.15%) DNS
7 85 (17.14%) MPLS
8 81 (16.33%) SAN
9 74 (14.92%) Cisco ASA
10 70 (14.11%) Wireless
11 50 (10.08%) NAS
12 48 (9.68%) Unified Communications
13 47 (9.48%) BGP
14 46 (9.27%) Wireless Security
15 42 (8.47%) DHCP
16 41 (8.27%) VoIP
17 39 (7.86%) OSPF
18 34 (6.85%) Internet
19 27 (5.44%) IPv6
20 26 (5.24%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (17.34%) SQL Server
2 19 (3.83%) MySQL
3 12 (2.42%) NoSQL
4 11 (2.22%) Riak
4 11 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (1.01%) OLTP
6 4 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.81%) DB2
6 4 (0.81%) OLAP
6 4 (0.81%) Oracle OLAP
6 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.40%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.20%) MS Access
8 1 (0.20%) BusinessObjects
8 1 (0.20%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.20%) HBase
Development Applications
1 2 (0.40%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.40%) JIRA
General
1 35 (7.06%) Finance
2 26 (5.24%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.62%) Retail
4 9 (1.81%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.41%) Legal
6 5 (1.01%) Games
6 5 (1.01%) Local Government
6 5 (1.01%) Marketing
7 4 (0.81%) Law
8 3 (0.60%) Electronics
9 2 (0.40%) Banking
10 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 101 (20.36%) Network Engineer
2 90 (18.15%) Architect
3 73 (14.72%) Analyst
4 49 (9.88%) Network Architect
5 39 (7.86%) Cisco Architect
5 39 (7.86%) Network Design Architect
5 39 (7.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 37 (7.46%) Senior Network Engineer
6 37 (7.46%) Consultant
7 35 (7.06%) Network Consultant
8 34 (6.85%) Support Analyst
9 27 (5.44%) Solutions Architect
10 23 (4.64%) Communications Engineer
11 21 (4.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 21 (4.23%) 2nd Line Support
11 21 (4.23%) Infrastructure Architect
12 20 (4.03%) Project Manager
12 20 (4.03%) Infrastructure Manager
13 19 (3.83%) Security Consultant
14 18 (3.63%) Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.41%) Middleware
2 5 (1.01%) HTML
2 5 (1.01%) CSS
3 4 (0.81%) 802.1X
4 3 (0.60%) Web Services
5 2 (0.40%) .NET
5 2 (0.40%) COM+
5 2 (0.40%) RESTful
5 2 (0.40%) VXML
6 1 (0.20%) Java EE
6 1 (0.20%) JSON
6 1 (0.20%) Ultra Messaging
6 1 (0.20%) REST
6 1 (0.20%) J2EE
6 1 (0.20%) SOAP
6 1 (0.20%) XML
6 1 (0.20%) XSD
6 1 (0.20%) XSLT
6 1 (0.20%) WAP
6 1 (0.20%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 57 (11.49%) Data Centre
2 31 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
3 23 (4.64%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (2.82%) Blackberry
5 12 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.22%) Statistics
7 5 (1.01%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.81%) iPhone
8 4 (0.81%) iPad
8 4 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (0.81%) Computer Science
8 4 (0.81%) CMDB
8 4 (0.81%) Replication
9 3 (0.60%) Clustering
9 3 (0.60%) IVR
9 3 (0.60%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.60%) DTV
9 3 (0.60%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.40%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.40%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 188 (37.90%) Windows
2 68 (13.71%) Linux
3 50 (10.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 40 (8.06%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (7.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (6.05%) UNIX
7 27 (5.44%) Windows 7
8 23 (4.64%) Windows 8
8 23 (4.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (2.82%) Windows XP
9 14 (2.82%) Solaris
10 9 (1.81%) AIX
11 8 (1.61%) CentOS
12 7 (1.41%) HPUX
13 4 (0.81%) Mac OS
13 4 (0.81%) Windows 2000 Server
13 4 (0.81%) Windows 2000
14 2 (0.40%) Debian
14 2 (0.40%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (30.04%) ITIL
2 63 (12.70%) Load Balancing
3 55 (11.09%) Incident Management
4 48 (9.68%) Network Design
5 43 (8.67%) Project Management
6 36 (7.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 34 (6.85%) Capacity Planning
8 32 (6.45%) Service Delivery
9 27 (5.44%) Mentoring
10 26 (5.24%) PRINCE2
10 26 (5.24%) E-Commerce
10 26 (5.24%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (5.04%) TOGAF
12 22 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
13 20 (4.03%) Business Continuity
14 19 (3.83%) BCP
14 19 (3.83%) Cyber Security
14 19 (3.83%) Network Management
15 17 (3.43%) Coaching
15 17 (3.43%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 54 (10.89%) SQL
2 6 (1.21%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.01%) Java
4 2 (0.40%) C#
4 2 (0.40%) C++
4 2 (0.40%) VBA
5 1 (0.20%) Python
5 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.20%) C
Qualifications
1 219 (44.15%) Cisco Certification
2 116 (23.39%) CCNP
3 113 (22.78%) CCNA
4 58 (11.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 43 (8.67%) HP ASE
6 37 (7.46%) CCSP
7 31 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
8 26 (5.24%) MCSE
9 25 (5.04%) CCIE
10 24 (4.84%) CCSA
11 19 (3.83%) CCDP
12 16 (3.23%) MCSA
12 16 (3.23%) MCP
12 16 (3.23%) CCSE
12 16 (3.23%) Degree
13 13 (2.62%) ISEB
14 12 (2.42%) CCDA
14 12 (2.42%) CCIP
15 6 (1.21%) CCVP
16 5 (1.01%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (7.46%) SLA
2 34 (6.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (2.82%) PCI DSS
4 8 (1.61%) QA
5 1 (0.20%) COBIT
System Software
1 145 (29.23%) Active Directory
2 80 (16.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 35 (7.06%) vSphere
4 23 (4.64%) VMware ESX
5 21 (4.23%) XenServer
6 18 (3.63%) Hyper-V
7 15 (3.02%) Oracle RAC
8 14 (2.82%) XenApp
9 12 (2.42%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (1.61%) vCloud
11 7 (1.41%) KVM
11 7 (1.41%) Xen
12 4 (0.81%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.81%) SRDF
12 4 (0.81%) NFS
13 1 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 15 (3.02%) FortiGate
2 9 (1.81%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.61%) SCOM
4 7 (1.41%) SCCM
5 5 (1.01%) Cisco UCCX
5 5 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (1.01%) WSUS
5 5 (1.01%) OpenView
6 3 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (0.40%) CA Spectrum
7 2 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (0.40%) SCOrch
7 2 (0.40%) Cacti
8 1 (0.20%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.20%) Nagios
8 1 (0.20%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.20%) Foglight
8 1 (0.20%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 292 (58.87%) Cisco
2 174 (35.08%) Microsoft
3 127 (25.60%) CheckPoint
4 125 (25.20%) VMware
5 84 (16.94%) HP
6 70 (14.11%) F5
7 58 (11.69%) Citrix
8 43 (8.67%) Huawei
9 36 (7.26%) Juniper
10 35 (7.06%) Oracle
11 33 (6.65%) NetApp
12 30 (6.05%) Red Hat
13 22 (4.44%) IBM
14 20 (4.03%) EMC
15 19 (3.83%) Brocade
16 12 (2.42%) Infoblox
17 10 (2.02%) Veeam
17 10 (2.02%) ArcSight
18 9 (1.81%) Tandberg
18 9 (1.81%) Blue Coat
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Estio Technology Recruitment
Salary: £50k + 4k
Posted: 18 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
York
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Car + competitive bonus and bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £33000.00 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Pension, Health and on Call
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
WANdisco
Salary: From £23,000 to £27,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
WANdisco
Salary: From £23,000 to £30,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 7 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Ioko
Salary: Competitive £ plus bens such as excellent pension, 25+ days hol & more
Posted: 11 days ago
Wetherby, West Yorkshire
Lindam
Salary: From £19,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago