Period
to 20 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 20 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 74 82
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8 -17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 32 34 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.92% 2.50% 1.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.33% 16.50% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 32 32 42
South Yorkshire median annual salary £29,500 £40,000 £43,125
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.25% -7.25% -17.86%
10th Percentile £19,400 £22,750 £23,250
90th Percentile £56,500 £54,375 £64,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.70% -12.94% +1.19%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 150 206 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 13.70% 15.16% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 143 160 230
South Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £39,000 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +1.96% -0.65%
10th Percentile £20,750 £21,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,825 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% -6.25%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in South Yorkshire

WAN
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for WAN in South Yorkshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in South Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in South Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in South Yorkshire

WAN
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the South Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sheffield -1 21 £28,000 -20.00% 4
Doncaster +11 8 £35,500 +51.06% 2
Rotherham - 1 £25,000 -
WAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 South Yorkshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 21 (65.63%) LAN
2 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
3 18 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
4 17 (53.13%) Windows
5 16 (50.00%) Office 365
6 15 (46.88%) Firewall
6 15 (46.88%) VMware
7 13 (40.63%) Hyper-V
8 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
8 12 (37.50%) Cisco
8 12 (37.50%) Citrix
9 11 (34.38%) VPN
9 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (28.13%) Mitel
10 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
11 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
11 7 (21.88%) MPLS
12 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
12 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (18.75%) ITIL
12 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
12 6 (18.75%) Windows 10
12 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
12 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
13 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
13 5 (15.63%) CCNA
13 5 (15.63%) SAN
14 4 (12.50%) Project Management

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 4 (12.50%) Skype for Business
2 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.25%) IBM Domino
3 2 (6.25%) IBM Notes
3 2 (6.25%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (3.13%) IIS
4 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 18 (56.25%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (12.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (50.00%) Office 365
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (65.63%) LAN
2 15 (46.88%) Firewall
3 11 (34.38%) VPN
4 7 (21.88%) MPLS
5 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (15.63%) SAN
7 4 (12.50%) Skype
7 4 (12.50%) VLAN
7 4 (12.50%) VoIP
8 3 (9.38%) PBX
8 3 (9.38%) Wireshark
9 2 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (6.25%) Wireless
10 1 (3.13%) 3G
10 1 (3.13%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (3.13%) DHCP
10 1 (3.13%) DNS
10 1 (3.13%) Internet
10 1 (3.13%) SSH
10 1 (3.13%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MS Access
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (9.38%) Multimedia
3 1 (3.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (12.50%) Mitel Engineer
1 4 (12.50%) Mitel Voice Engineer
1 4 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Administrator
2 3 (9.38%) Field Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Field Service Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) IT Manager
2 3 (9.38%) IT Technician
2 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Senior Mitel Engineer
2 3 (9.38%) Senior Voice Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Help Desk Analyst
3 2 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
3 2 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 2 (6.25%) Support Technician
3 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
3 2 (6.25%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.25%) Driving Licence
2 2 (6.25%) Fat Client
2 2 (6.25%) Thin Client
3 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
2 12 (37.50%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.75%) Windows 10
3 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
3 6 (18.75%) Windows 8
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.13%) Android
5 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) ITIL
1 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) OpenUP
3 3 (9.38%) Risk Management
3 3 (9.38%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (6.25%) Case Management
4 2 (6.25%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.25%) CRM
4 2 (6.25%) ERP
4 2 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 2 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Logistics
4 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (6.25%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Information Security
5 1 (3.13%) Information Security Management
5 1 (3.13%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) CCNA
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) MCP
2 4 (12.50%) MCSE
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 3 (9.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (6.25%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (40.63%) Hyper-V
2 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (28.13%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (3.13%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (46.88%) VMware
3 12 (37.50%) Cisco
3 12 (37.50%) Citrix
4 9 (28.13%) Mitel
5 4 (12.50%) EMC
5 4 (12.50%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (9.38%) Meraki
6 3 (9.38%) Siemens
7 2 (6.25%) HP
7 2 (6.25%) Juniper
7 2 (6.25%) Lotus
7 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.13%) Avaya
8 1 (3.13%) Google
8 1 (3.13%) Sophos
8 1 (3.13%) Veeam