The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 95 89
Rank change year-on-year -15 -6  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 81 119 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.31% 3.07% 3.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.92% 18.95% 20.28%
Number of salaries quoted 71 132 124
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.24% -15.50%  
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,550 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £69,625
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year -6.25% -6.43%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 543 628 710
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 15.50% 16.18% 15.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1360 1721 1734
West Yorkshire median annual salary £39,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% -5.88%  
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,875 £26,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in West Yorkshire

WAN
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for WAN in West Yorkshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in West Yorkshire over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in West Yorkshire

WAN
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leeds -27 42 £42,000 -1.17% 15
Bradford -1 21 £29,500 -46.36%
Wakefield +11 8 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Wetherby - 1 £30,000 -
Brighouse - 1 £19,500 -
Dewsbury - 1 £32,500 -
WAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 113 (72.90%) LAN
2 105 (67.74%) Cisco
3 79 (50.97%) Microsoft
4 75 (48.39%) Windows
5 72 (46.45%) VMware
6 68 (43.87%) Firewall
7 67 (43.23%) Active Directory
8 61 (39.35%) MPLS
9 55 (35.48%) Windows Server
10 52 (33.55%) Cisco Certification
11 51 (32.90%) ITIL
12 49 (31.61%) VPN
12 49 (31.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 44 (28.39%) Windows Server 2008
14 43 (27.74%) SAN
15 38 (24.52%) HP
15 38 (24.52%) BGP
16 36 (23.23%) OSPF
17 35 (22.58%) Linux
18 34 (21.94%) VoIP
18 34 (21.94%) TCP/IP
18 34 (21.94%) Windows Server 2012
19 32 (20.65%) CCNP
20 31 (20.00%) Juniper
20 31 (20.00%) CCNA
20 31 (20.00%) DNS
21 30 (19.35%) Avaya
21 30 (19.35%) F5
22 29 (18.71%) Data Centre
22 29 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in West 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 29 (18.71%) MS Exchange
2 21 (13.55%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.58%) CMS
3 4 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.58%) IIS
4 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.29%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.65%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 14 (9.03%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.58%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.74%) Office 365
2 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.29%) IaaS
4 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.65%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.65%) PaaS
4 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (72.90%) LAN
2 68 (43.87%) Firewall
3 61 (39.35%) MPLS
4 49 (31.61%) VPN
5 43 (27.74%) SAN
6 38 (24.52%) BGP
7 36 (23.23%) OSPF
8 34 (21.94%) TCP/IP
8 34 (21.94%) VoIP
9 31 (20.00%) DNS
10 29 (18.71%) DHCP
11 28 (18.06%) VLAN
12 18 (11.61%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (10.97%) Cisco IOS
13 17 (10.97%) Network Security
14 15 (9.68%) Spanning Tree
15 13 (8.39%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (7.74%) Asterisk PBX
17 9 (5.81%) SSL
17 9 (5.81%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (1.94%) MySQL
2 3 (1.94%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.94%) Riak
3 1 (0.65%) MS Access
General
1 22 (14.19%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.16%) Finance
3 7 (4.52%) Law
4 6 (3.87%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.65%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (20.65%) Network Engineer
2 31 (20.00%) Analyst
3 22 (14.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (12.26%) Support Engineer
5 17 (10.97%) Cisco Engineer
5 17 (10.97%) Support Analyst
6 15 (9.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 15 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 14 (9.03%) Architect
8 13 (8.39%) 2nd Line Support
8 13 (8.39%) Senior Network Engineer
9 12 (7.74%) Infrastructure Support
10 11 (7.10%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (7.10%) 3rd Line Support
10 11 (7.10%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 11 (7.10%) Network Analyst
10 11 (7.10%) Senior Analyst
11 10 (6.45%) Consultant
11 10 (6.45%) IT Analyst
11 10 (6.45%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.94%) EDI
2 2 (1.29%) Web Services
3 1 (0.65%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 29 (18.71%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.74%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (5.16%) Security Operations Centre
4 6 (3.87%) Replication
5 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.58%) EMC VNX
6 4 (2.58%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.94%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.94%) Mobile Computing
7 3 (1.94%) Thin Client
8 2 (1.29%) Blackberry
8 2 (1.29%) Clustering
8 2 (1.29%) EMC VNXe
9 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.65%) IVR
9 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.65%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 75 (48.39%) Windows
2 55 (35.48%) Windows Server
3 44 (28.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (22.58%) Linux
5 34 (21.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (8.39%) Windows 7
7 12 (7.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (3.23%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.58%) Unix
9 4 (2.58%) Windows Phone
10 3 (1.94%) Solaris
11 2 (1.29%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.65%) Android
12 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (32.90%) ITIL
2 16 (10.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (9.68%) Penetration Testing
4 13 (8.39%) High Availability
4 13 (8.39%) Presales
5 12 (7.74%) ITIL V3
5 12 (7.74%) Vulnerability Management
6 10 (6.45%) Security Operations
7 9 (5.81%) Fault Analysis
7 9 (5.81%) Problem Management
8 8 (5.16%) Identity Access Management
8 8 (5.16%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.52%) Cybersecurity
9 7 (4.52%) Load Balancing
9 7 (4.52%) Network Design
10 6 (3.87%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (3.87%) Mentoring
10 6 (3.87%) Network Management
10 6 (3.87%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.23%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 8 (5.16%) PowerShell
2 7 (4.52%) SQL
3 1 (0.65%) C
Qualifications
1 52 (33.55%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (20.65%) CCNP
3 31 (20.00%) CCNA
4 29 (18.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 19 (12.26%) MCSA
6 15 (9.68%) MCSE
7 9 (5.81%) CCDA
7 9 (5.81%) CCIP
7 9 (5.81%) CCSP
7 9 (5.81%) ITIL Certification
8 8 (5.16%) MCP
9 7 (4.52%) MCITP
9 7 (4.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.58%) CCIE
10 4 (2.58%) MCDST
11 3 (1.94%) ISEB
11 3 (1.94%) VCAP
12 2 (1.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.29%) MCTS
12 2 (1.29%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.45%) SLA
2 6 (3.87%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.94%) PMO
4 1 (0.65%) COBIT
4 1 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 67 (43.23%) Active Directory
2 49 (31.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.74%) OpenSIPS
4 6 (3.87%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.58%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (2.58%) vSphere
5 4 (2.58%) XenApp
5 4 (2.58%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (1.94%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.65%) Docker
8 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.65%) Xen
Systems Management
1 12 (7.74%) SCCM
2 9 (5.81%) FortiGate
2 9 (5.81%) SCOM
3 6 (3.87%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.65%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.65%) Nessus
5 1 (0.65%) SCSM
5 1 (0.65%) SmoothWall
5 1 (0.65%) WSUS
Vendors
1 105 (67.74%) Cisco
2 79 (50.97%) Microsoft
3 72 (46.45%) VMware
4 38 (24.52%) HP
5 31 (20.00%) Juniper
6 30 (19.35%) Avaya
6 30 (19.35%) F5
7 15 (9.68%) Citrix
8 11 (7.10%) 3PAR
9 9 (5.81%) EMC
9 9 (5.81%) NetApp
10 8 (5.16%) CheckPoint
11 6 (3.87%) Brocade
11 6 (3.87%) CommVault
11 6 (3.87%) Oracle
12 5 (3.23%) Aruba
12 5 (3.23%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.58%) Dell
13 4 (2.58%) IBM
13 4 (2.58%) Veeam
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £22,000-£27,000 + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £28000.00 - £38000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Venn Group
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £27,000 per annum £20,000 - £27,000 + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, Yorkshire
Harvey Nash Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Normanton, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £28000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ingenio
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Manifestly Important
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago