Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 74 68
Rank change year-on-year +8 -6 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 35 27 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.95% 2.37% 2.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.71% 15.52% 16.02%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 66
South Yorkshire median annual salary £56,250 £30,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +87.50% -45.45% -
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £39,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -5.06% +1.28% -13.33%

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 169 174 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 14.26% 15.26% 18.59%
Number of salaries quoted 128 163 207
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% - -6.67%
10th Percentile £22,175 £21,250 £20,530
90th Percentile £72,875 £55,000 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +2.74% -2.67%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +9 22 £62,500 +108.33% 6
Doncaster +2 12 £30,000 -14.29%
Rotherham +4 1 £29,344 +17.38% 2
WAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 24 (68.57%) LAN
2 19 (54.29%) Cisco
3 17 (48.57%) Firewall
4 15 (42.86%) Windows
5 14 (40.00%) ITIL
5 14 (40.00%) Office 365
6 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
7 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
8 9 (25.71%) Juniper
8 9 (25.71%) VMware
9 8 (22.86%) MPLS
9 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
10 7 (20.00%) CCIE
10 7 (20.00%) VPN
10 7 (20.00%) VoIP
10 7 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
10 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
10 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
11 6 (17.14%) JNCIE
11 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (17.14%) BGP
11 6 (17.14%) SLA
12 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
12 5 (14.29%) Citrix
12 5 (14.29%) A+ Certification

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 1 (2.86%) IBM Notes
1 1 (2.86%) IIS
1 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.86%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Infor M3
1 1 (2.86%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 14 (40.00%) Office 365
2 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 24 (68.57%) LAN
2 17 (48.57%) Firewall
3 8 (22.86%) MPLS
4 7 (20.00%) VoIP
4 7 (20.00%) VPN
4 7 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
5 6 (17.14%) BGP
6 5 (14.29%) TCP/IP
7 4 (11.43%) DNS
8 3 (8.57%) DHCP
8 3 (8.57%) Wireless
9 2 (5.71%) Internet
9 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.86%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.86%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (2.86%) Network Security
10 1 (2.86%) SAN
10 1 (2.86%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (2.86%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.57%) Banking
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Architect
2 6 (17.14%) IP Architect
3 5 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) IT Manager
5 3 (8.57%) IT Support
5 3 (8.57%) Monitoring Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support Technician
6 2 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
6 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Support Technician
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.86%) CCTV
2 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.86%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
2 9 (25.71%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.86%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (14.29%) Service Management
5 4 (11.43%) ITSM
6 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
6 3 (8.57%) Critical Success Factor
6 3 (8.57%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (8.57%) ERP
6 3 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.57%) ITIL V3
6 3 (8.57%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (8.57%) Server Management
7 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.71%) CRM
7 2 (5.71%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.71%) Software Distribution
7 2 (5.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 1 (2.86%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.57%) C
2 2 (5.71%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (20.00%) CCIE
3 6 (17.14%) JNCIE
4 5 (14.29%) A+ Certification
5 3 (8.57%) CCNA
5 3 (8.57%) DBS Check
5 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.71%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.86%) Degree
7 1 (2.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
2 3 (8.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (22.86%) Active Directory
2 7 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.71%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.86%) Nagios
3 1 (2.86%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (54.29%) Cisco
2 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) Juniper
3 9 (25.71%) VMware
4 5 (14.29%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) Dell
5 3 (8.57%) Thales
6 1 (2.86%) Apple
6 1 (2.86%) CommVault
6 1 (2.86%) Lotus
6 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com