Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Yorkshire > Bradford
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 70 17 77
Rank change year-on-year -53 +60 -15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 110 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 3.07% 10.61% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.87% 53.14% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23 89 8
Bradford median annual salary £32,000 £47,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.63% +39.71% -9.33%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,750 £30,500
90th Percentile £54,850 £67,500 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -11.11% -

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bradford with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Bradford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 230 207 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bradford 28.26% 19.96% 7.65%
Number of salaries quoted 187 146 46
Bradford median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,750 £29,625
90th Percentile £55,000 £83,750 £51,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,703 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.79% +0.54% -6.25%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Bradford

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bradford.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Bradford

WAN
Salary Trend in Bradford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Bradford.

Salary trend for WAN in Bradford

WAN
Salary Histogram in Bradford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Bradford over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Bradford

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bradford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 24 (96.00%) LAN
2 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
3 13 (52.00%) CCNA
4 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (32.00%) VPN
5 8 (32.00%) Linux
5 8 (32.00%) Incident Management
6 7 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
6 7 (28.00%) CCNP
7 6 (24.00%) Firewall
7 6 (24.00%) SLA
7 6 (24.00%) DNS
7 6 (24.00%) DHCP
7 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (20.00%) VLAN
8 5 (20.00%) Brocade
8 5 (20.00%) WLAN
8 5 (20.00%) SQL
8 5 (20.00%) MPLS
8 5 (20.00%) OSPF
9 4 (16.00%) BGP
9 4 (16.00%) Juniper
9 4 (16.00%) IPsec
9 4 (16.00%) Oracle
9 4 (16.00%) Java
9 4 (16.00%) ITIL
9 4 (16.00%) SSL
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
10 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bradford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (8.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) LAN
2 10 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (32.00%) VPN
4 7 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
5 6 (24.00%) DHCP
5 6 (24.00%) DNS
5 6 (24.00%) Firewall
6 5 (20.00%) MPLS
6 5 (20.00%) OSPF
6 5 (20.00%) VLAN
6 5 (20.00%) WLAN
7 4 (16.00%) BGP
7 4 (16.00%) IPsec
7 4 (16.00%) SSL
8 3 (12.00%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (8.00%) Ethernet
9 2 (8.00%) Network Security
9 2 (8.00%) SAN
9 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications
9 2 (8.00%) VoIP
General
1 3 (12.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (28.00%) Analyst
1 7 (28.00%) Support Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Network Analyst
2 6 (24.00%) Network Support
2 6 (24.00%) Network Support Analyst
3 4 (16.00%) Network Operations Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Network Specialist
3 4 (16.00%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) IT Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Operations Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Specialist
5 2 (8.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
1 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (4.00%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) Incident Management
2 6 (24.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (16.00%) ITIL
4 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (8.00%) IT Strategy
4 2 (8.00%) Network Management
4 2 (8.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Project Management
4 2 (8.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (4.00%) Coaching
5 1 (4.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.00%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (4.00%) People Management
5 1 (4.00%) SDLC
5 1 (4.00%) Security Operations
5 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (4.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (16.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (52.00%) CCNA
3 7 (28.00%) CCNP
4 1 (4.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (24.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (4.00%) SCCM
2 1 (4.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Cisco
2 5 (20.00%) Brocade
3 4 (16.00%) Juniper
3 4 (16.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) Oracle
4 2 (8.00%) Citrix
4 2 (8.00%) F5
4 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
4 2 (8.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (8.00%) VMware
5 1 (4.00%) Avaya
5 1 (4.00%) Dell
5 1 (4.00%) Genesys
5 1 (4.00%) Veeam
5 1 (4.00%) Verint