Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 77 90
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13 -26
Permanent jobs citing WAN 250 270 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 3.65% 3.52% 3.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.26% 22.58% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 221 238 278
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.11% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £23,350 £26,425
90th Percentile £57,000 £55,000 £72,875
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -16.67% +5.88%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1123 1196 1467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 16.40% 15.57% 16.07%
Number of salaries quoted 955 997 1195
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.33% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £59,600 £62,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -6.25%

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Leeds +45 191 £40,000 - 9
Bradford -50 24 £32,000 -32.63%
Wakefield +6 20 £40,000 -27.27%
Halifax +27 2 £37,500 -1.32%
Batley -6 2 £57,500 +180.49%
Huddersfield 0 1 £40,000 +6.67%
Liversedge - 1 £23,500 -
Bingley - 1 £23,000 -
Brighouse - 1 - -
WAN
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 207 (82.80%) LAN
2 110 (44.00%) Firewall
3 106 (42.40%) Cisco
4 105 (42.00%) Windows
5 99 (39.60%) VMware
6 94 (37.60%) Microsoft
7 93 (37.20%) ITIL
8 88 (35.20%) Active Directory
9 84 (33.60%) Cisco Certification
10 80 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 77 (30.80%) Windows Server
12 75 (30.00%) VPN
13 68 (27.20%) MPLS
14 66 (26.40%) CCNA
15 64 (25.60%) VoIP
16 56 (22.40%) MS Exchange
16 56 (22.40%) SAN
17 53 (21.20%) TCP/IP
18 52 (20.80%) Windows Server 2008
19 51 (20.40%) CCNP
20 50 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
21 47 (18.80%) Network Security
21 47 (18.80%) BGP
22 45 (18.00%) VLAN
23 42 (16.80%) DNS
24 40 (16.00%) OSPF
25 39 (15.60%) Linux
26 37 (14.80%) DHCP
27 35 (14.00%) Avaya
27 35 (14.00%) Cisco ASA

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 56 (22.40%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (7.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (4.80%) IBM Notes
4 12 (4.80%) SharePoint
5 11 (4.40%) IBM Domino
6 10 (4.00%) CMS
7 5 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (2.00%) Skype for Business
8 4 (1.60%) IIS
9 3 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (1.20%) JBoss
9 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.20%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.40%) Apache
Applications
1 21 (8.40%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (2.80%) MS Visio
3 5 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (2.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 21 (8.40%) Office 365
2 7 (2.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (1.20%) IaaS
3 3 (1.20%) OneDrive
4 2 (0.80%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.80%) PaaS
4 2 (0.80%) SaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 207 (82.80%) LAN
2 110 (44.00%) Firewall
3 75 (30.00%) VPN
4 68 (27.20%) MPLS
5 64 (25.60%) VoIP
6 56 (22.40%) SAN
7 53 (21.20%) TCP/IP
8 47 (18.80%) BGP
8 47 (18.80%) Network Security
9 45 (18.00%) VLAN
10 42 (16.80%) DNS
11 40 (16.00%) OSPF
12 37 (14.80%) DHCP
13 35 (14.00%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (12.80%) Wireless
15 28 (11.20%) WLAN
16 27 (10.80%) Cisco IOS
17 19 (7.60%) IPsec
18 16 (6.40%) Spanning Tree
19 14 (5.60%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (13.60%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.40%) MySQL
3 5 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.40%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.40%) JIRA
General
1 28 (11.20%) Finance
2 23 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 14 (5.60%) Retail
4 8 (3.20%) Marketing
5 7 (2.80%) Law
6 5 (2.00%) Legal
7 2 (0.80%) Advertising
8 1 (0.40%) Back Office
8 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (18.40%) Network Engineer
2 40 (16.00%) Analyst
3 39 (15.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 34 (13.60%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 26 (10.40%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 25 (10.00%) Network Analyst
7 21 (8.40%) Cisco Engineer
8 18 (7.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 18 (7.20%) IT Support
9 17 (6.80%) 2nd Line Support
9 17 (6.80%) Architect
9 17 (6.80%) Project Manager
10 16 (6.40%) IT Analyst
11 15 (6.00%) IT Engineer
12 14 (5.60%) IT Manager
12 14 (5.60%) Support Engineer
12 14 (5.60%) Systems Engineer
13 13 (5.20%) Network Operations Engineer
13 13 (5.20%) Operations Engineer
13 13 (5.20%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.80%) Web Services
2 1 (0.40%) EDI
2 1 (0.40%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.20%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 13 (5.20%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.20%) iPad
5 7 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (2.80%) Mobile Computing
6 4 (1.60%) Clustering
6 4 (1.60%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.20%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.20%) Public Cloud
8 2 (0.80%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (0.80%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.80%) Fat Client
8 2 (0.80%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.80%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.40%) CMDB
9 1 (0.40%) EPoS
9 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 105 (42.00%) Windows
2 77 (30.80%) Windows Server
3 52 (20.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 50 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (15.60%) Linux
6 34 (13.60%) Windows 7
7 13 (5.20%) Windows 10
8 11 (4.40%) Unix
9 10 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.00%) Android
10 5 (2.00%) Mac OS
11 4 (1.60%) Solaris
12 3 (1.20%) AIX
12 3 (1.20%) HPUX
12 3 (1.20%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.80%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.80%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.80%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.40%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (37.20%) ITIL
2 26 (10.40%) High Availability
3 23 (9.20%) PRINCE2
4 21 (8.40%) Disaster Recovery
4 21 (8.40%) Project Management
5 19 (7.60%) Patch Management
5 19 (7.60%) Service Delivery
6 16 (6.40%) Load Balancing
7 15 (6.00%) Network Architecture
7 15 (6.00%) Presales
8 13 (5.20%) Change Management
9 12 (4.80%) Service Management
10 11 (4.40%) Cybersecurity
10 11 (4.40%) Incident Management
10 11 (4.40%) Mentoring
11 10 (4.00%) Network Design
12 9 (3.60%) Root Cause Analysis
12 9 (3.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 8 (3.20%) Agile Software Development
13 8 (3.20%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 30 (12.00%) SQL
2 5 (2.00%) C
3 4 (1.60%) Java
3 4 (1.60%) Python
3 4 (1.60%) Shell Script
4 3 (1.20%) Bash Shell
4 3 (1.20%) Ruby
5 1 (0.40%) Perl
5 1 (0.40%) PHP
Qualifications
1 84 (33.60%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (26.40%) CCNA
3 51 (20.40%) CCNP
4 29 (11.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (8.80%) MCSA
5 22 (8.80%) MCSE
6 15 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
6 15 (6.00%) MCP
7 11 (4.40%) CCSP
8 10 (4.00%) CCDA
8 10 (4.00%) CCIP
9 9 (3.60%) MCDST
10 8 (3.20%) CCIE
11 7 (2.80%) PMI Certification
11 7 (2.80%) PMP
12 6 (2.40%) CISM
12 6 (2.40%) CISSP
12 6 (2.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 6 (2.40%) MCITP
13 5 (2.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.20%) SLA
2 7 (2.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.60%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.60%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (1.20%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.80%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 88 (35.20%) Active Directory
2 80 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.60%) XenDesktop
4 18 (7.20%) XenApp
5 16 (6.40%) Hyper-V
6 9 (3.60%) OpenSIPS
7 7 (2.80%) Virtual Servers
7 7 (2.80%) VMware ESXi
7 7 (2.80%) vSphere
8 5 (2.00%) Terminal Services
9 3 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.80%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
11 1 (0.40%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (4.00%) SCCM
2 9 (3.60%) WSUS
3 6 (2.40%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (2.00%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.60%) AirWatch
6 3 (1.20%) Cobbler
6 3 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (1.20%) Puppet
6 3 (1.20%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.80%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.80%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.80%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.80%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.40%) Ansible
8 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.40%) SCSM
8 1 (0.40%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.40%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 106 (42.40%) Cisco
2 99 (39.60%) VMware
3 94 (37.60%) Microsoft
4 35 (14.00%) Avaya
5 34 (13.60%) HP
6 31 (12.40%) Citrix
6 31 (12.40%) F5
7 20 (8.00%) NetApp
8 18 (7.20%) Juniper
9 14 (5.60%) Brocade
10 13 (5.20%) Symantec
11 12 (4.80%) Lotus
12 9 (3.60%) Oracle
13 8 (3.20%) CheckPoint
14 5 (2.00%) Dell
14 5 (2.00%) ServiceNow
14 5 (2.00%) SolarWinds
15 4 (1.60%) Aruba
15 4 (1.60%) Google
15 4 (1.60%) Veeam