Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 79 102
Rank change year-on-year +4 +23 -42
Permanent jobs citing WAN 29 36 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.27% 2.66% 1.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.59% 15.58% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 29 32 42
South Yorkshire median annual salary £29,344 £38,750 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.27% -6.06% -0.60%
10th Percentile £19,250 £22,750 £23,475
90th Percentile £33,800 £55,000 £54,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year +5.63% -12.35% -2.41%

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 148 231 225
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 11.57% 17.07% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 131 203 187
South Yorkshire median annual salary £32,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -2.50% +12.68%
10th Percentile £19,250 £22,750 £23,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £54,900 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +5.26%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Doncaster +7 17 £31,500 -3.08% 1
Sheffield -5 11 £27,500 -31.25% 4
Rotherham - 1 £29,344 - 1
WAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Yorkshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Firewall
2 23 (79.31%) Windows Server
3 22 (75.86%) Office 365
3 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
4 21 (72.41%) LAN
4 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
5 20 (68.97%) Windows 7
6 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Office
7 16 (55.17%) Windows 10
8 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
8 14 (48.28%) Citrix
9 13 (44.83%) Cisco
9 13 (44.83%) VMware
10 11 (37.93%) Windows 8
11 10 (34.48%) ITIL
11 10 (34.48%) SAN
12 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
12 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
13 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
13 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
13 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 8 (27.59%) MCSE
13 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
14 7 (24.14%) Network Management
15 6 (20.69%) EMC
15 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
15 6 (20.69%) Nimble Storage
16 5 (17.24%) Meraki

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 6 (20.69%) MS Exchange
2 5 (17.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (75.86%) Office 365
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.90%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) Firewall
2 21 (72.41%) LAN
3 10 (34.48%) SAN
4 5 (17.24%) Wireless
5 4 (13.79%) VPN
6 3 (10.34%) DHCP
6 3 (10.34%) DNS
7 2 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (3.45%) MPLS
8 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.45%) VLAN
8 1 (3.45%) VoIP
8 1 (3.45%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (3.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server
1 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 8 (27.59%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Field Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Field Service Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support
5 2 (6.90%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) ICT Support Technician
6 1 (3.45%) IT Technician
6 1 (3.45%) Senior IT Technician
6 1 (3.45%) Senior Technician
6 1 (3.45%) Support Technician
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Driving Licence
2 3 (10.34%) HP Storage
3 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (89.66%) Windows
2 23 (79.31%) Windows Server
3 20 (68.97%) Windows 7
4 16 (55.17%) Windows 10
5 11 (37.93%) Windows 8
6 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (27.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Network Management
3 4 (13.79%) Server Virtualisation
3 4 (13.79%) Time Management
4 3 (10.34%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (10.34%) Change Control
4 3 (10.34%) Network Optimisation
4 3 (10.34%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.90%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.90%) Forensic Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) Project Management
5 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Email Filtering
6 1 (3.45%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.45%) OpenUP
6 1 (3.45%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.45%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.45%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 9 (31.03%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) MCSE
1 8 (27.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.34%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) PCI DSS
1 3 (10.34%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (75.86%) Active Directory
2 14 (48.28%) Hyper-V
3 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 14 (48.28%) Citrix
3 13 (44.83%) Cisco
3 13 (44.83%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) EMC
4 6 (20.69%) Nimble Storage
5 5 (17.24%) Meraki
6 3 (10.34%) arcserve
6 3 (10.34%) CA
6 3 (10.34%) Capita
6 3 (10.34%) HP
7 2 (6.90%) Symantec
8 1 (3.45%) Mitel