Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 74 61 71
Rank change year-on-year -13 +10 +15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 32 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.30% 2.96% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.37% 21.33% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 28 32 32
South Yorkshire median annual salary £42,750 £29,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.92% -26.25% -7.25%
10th Percentile £21,800 £19,400 £22,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £56,500 £54,375
Yorkshire median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +1.35% -13.95%

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 174 150 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 15.98% 13.89% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 119 143 157
South Yorkshire median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% -16.67% +4.00%
10th Percentile £19,000 £20,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £55,000 £54,050
Yorkshire median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% +4.17% -4.00%

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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 0 19 £53,500 +91.07% 5
Doncaster +1 4 £20,000 -43.66%
Rotherham -1 2 £30,750 +23.00% 1
WAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 17 (68.00%) LAN
2 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Office 365
3 12 (48.00%) Firewall
4 11 (44.00%) Cisco
5 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
6 9 (36.00%) VoIP
7 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
7 7 (28.00%) SCCM
8 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
8 6 (24.00%) ITIL
8 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 5 (20.00%) IP Telephony
9 5 (20.00%) A+ Certification
9 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (16.00%) Driving Licence
10 4 (16.00%) VMware
10 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (16.00%) Internet
10 4 (16.00%) CCIE
10 4 (16.00%) VPN
10 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (16.00%) Service Management
10 4 (16.00%) ITSM
10 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
11 3 (12.00%) Wireless

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 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.00%) Apache
2 1 (4.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (4.00%) IIS
2 1 (4.00%) Joomla!
2 1 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) nginx
2 1 (4.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (4.00%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (12.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) Office 365
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) G Suite
3 1 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) LAN
2 12 (48.00%) Firewall
3 9 (36.00%) VoIP
4 6 (24.00%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (20.00%) IP Telephony
6 4 (16.00%) Internet
6 4 (16.00%) VPN
7 3 (12.00%) BGP
7 3 (12.00%) MPLS
7 3 (12.00%) Wireless
8 2 (8.00%) DNS
8 2 (8.00%) Network Security
8 2 (8.00%) SAN
8 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
9 1 (4.00%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (4.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (4.00%) Skype
9 1 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
9 1 (4.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.00%) MySQL
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 3 (12.00%) IP Architect
5 2 (8.00%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support
5 2 (8.00%) IT Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) IT Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Azure Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (4.00%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) LAMP
1 1 (4.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Driving Licence
2 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.00%) CCTV
3 1 (4.00%) HP Storage
3 1 (4.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (56.00%) Windows
2 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (24.00%) Windows 10
3 6 (24.00%) Windows 7
4 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) ITSM
2 4 (16.00%) Service Management
3 3 (12.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (8.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (8.00%) Patch Management
4 2 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (8.00%) Software Distribution
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.00%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (4.00%) Deployment Automation
5 1 (4.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 1 (4.00%) Email Filtering
5 1 (4.00%) Identity Access Management
5 1 (4.00%) Network Management
5 1 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (4.00%) Server Virtualisation
5 1 (4.00%) Task Automation
5 1 (4.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) SQL
3 1 (4.00%) Lisp
3 1 (4.00%) PHP
3 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 4 (16.00%) CCIE
2 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (12.00%) JNCIE
4 2 (8.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 7 (28.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.00%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.00%) vCloud
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (4.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco
2 9 (36.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (16.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) Juniper
5 2 (8.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.00%) arcserve
6 1 (4.00%) CA
6 1 (4.00%) Google
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp
6 1 (4.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.00%) SolarWinds
6 1 (4.00%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.00%) Veeam