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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 107 141 80
Rank change year-on-year +34 -61  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 77 72 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 2.14% 1.62% 3.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.91% 11.39% 18.88%
Number of salaries quoted 65 68 143
Median salary £35,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,000 £26,100
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 430 632 858
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 11.93% 14.23% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 373 527 693
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Yorkshire citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +19 50 £35,000 -22.22% 6
Bradford +19 16 £41,250 +83.33% 2
Wetherby - 5 £27,500 - 1
Wakefield -8 4 £24,500 -41.66% 1
Halifax - 2 £21,500 -
Brighouse - 1 £19,500 - 1
Castleford - 1 £21,500 - 1
Huddersfield - 1 £26,000 -
WAN
Yorkshire

WAN
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 157 (82.20%) LAN
2 122 (63.87%) Windows
3 113 (59.16%) Microsoft
4 110 (57.59%) Cisco
5 106 (55.50%) Windows Server
6 103 (53.93%) Active Directory
7 86 (45.03%) VMware
8 76 (39.79%) Firewall
9 67 (35.08%) Data Centre
10 65 (34.03%) SAN
11 60 (31.41%) Windows Server 2012
12 59 (30.89%) Windows Server 2008
13 56 (29.32%) MS Exchange
14 52 (27.23%) ITIL
15 51 (26.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 48 (25.13%) Cisco Certification
17 46 (24.08%) MPLS
18 44 (23.04%) DHCP
19 43 (22.51%) DNS
20 42 (21.99%) Microsoft Certification
21 39 (20.42%) Telecoms
22 34 (17.80%) Juniper
22 34 (17.80%) SQL Server
23 33 (17.28%) HP
24 32 (16.75%) Disaster Recovery
25 31 (16.23%) VPN
25 31 (16.23%) CCNP
25 31 (16.23%) Exchange Server 2010
26 30 (15.71%) Windows 7
26 30 (15.71%) Citrix

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 (29.32%) MS Exchange
2 31 (16.23%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (6.28%) IIS
4 7 (3.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (2.62%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.05%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.52%) CloudStack
7 1 (0.52%) Confluence
7 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 26 (13.61%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.28%) MS Office
3 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.76%) Office 365
2 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.05%) SaaS
5 1 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 157 (82.20%) LAN
2 76 (39.79%) Firewall
3 65 (34.03%) SAN
4 46 (24.08%) MPLS
5 44 (23.04%) DHCP
6 43 (22.51%) DNS
7 31 (16.23%) VPN
8 21 (10.99%) BGP
8 21 (10.99%) OSPF
9 19 (9.95%) VoIP
10 17 (8.90%) TCP/IP
11 16 (8.38%) Asterisk PBX
11 16 (8.38%) Unified Communications
12 12 (6.28%) Software-Defined Networking
13 11 (5.76%) VLAN
14 10 (5.24%) NAS
14 10 (5.24%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (3.66%) Ethernet
16 6 (3.14%) Internet
16 6 (3.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (17.80%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.66%) MySQL
3 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.52%) Riak
3 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) JIRA
General
1 39 (20.42%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.62%) Manufacturing
2 5 (2.62%) Retail
3 3 (1.57%) Law
4 2 (1.05%) Finance
5 1 (0.52%) Back Office
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
5 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 37 (19.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 36 (18.85%) Network Engineer
3 32 (16.75%) Analyst
4 23 (12.04%) Support Engineer
5 21 (10.99%) Infrastructure Support
6 20 (10.47%) Support Analyst
7 19 (9.95%) IT Engineer
8 18 (9.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 17 (8.90%) Architect
9 17 (8.90%) Senior Network Engineer
10 16 (8.38%) Cisco Engineer
11 15 (7.85%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 14 (7.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 14 (7.33%) Technical Analyst
12 14 (7.33%) Technical Support
13 13 (6.81%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
14 12 (6.28%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
14 12 (6.28%) Technical Support Analyst
15 10 (5.24%) 2nd Line Support
15 10 (5.24%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 67 (35.08%) Data Centre
2 5 (2.62%) HP Storage
2 5 (2.62%) Linux Command Line
2 5 (2.62%) Replication
2 5 (2.62%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.09%) Clustering
4 3 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.57%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.05%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.05%) EMC VNX
5 2 (1.05%) Fat Client
5 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.05%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.52%) CCTV
6 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (0.52%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.52%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 122 (63.87%) Windows
2 106 (55.50%) Windows Server
3 60 (31.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 59 (30.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (15.71%) Windows 7
6 29 (15.18%) Linux
7 10 (5.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (3.66%) Unix
9 6 (3.14%) Windows Phone
10 4 (2.09%) Debian
10 4 (2.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.09%) Solaris
10 4 (2.09%) Ubuntu
11 3 (1.57%) Windows Vista
12 2 (1.05%) Windows 10
12 2 (1.05%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.52%) AIX
13 1 (0.52%) Android
13 1 (0.52%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (27.23%) ITIL
2 32 (16.75%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (9.95%) ITIL V3
4 18 (9.42%) Validation
5 16 (8.38%) Capacity Management
5 16 (8.38%) Network Management
6 15 (7.85%) Fault Analysis
6 15 (7.85%) Problem Management
7 14 (7.33%) Project Management
8 13 (6.81%) Capacity Planning
9 12 (6.28%) Change Management
9 12 (6.28%) Service Management
10 11 (5.76%) Network Monitoring
11 9 (4.71%) Enterprise Architecture
11 9 (4.71%) Network Design
11 9 (4.71%) Presales
11 9 (4.71%) PRINCE2
12 8 (4.19%) TOGAF
13 7 (3.66%) Load Balancing
13 7 (3.66%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (9.42%) SQL
2 13 (6.81%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.62%) Bash Shell
3 5 (2.62%) Python
3 5 (2.62%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 48 (25.13%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (21.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (16.23%) CCNP
4 24 (12.57%) MCSE
5 22 (11.52%) CCNA
6 19 (9.95%) MCSA
7 11 (5.76%) CCIE
8 6 (3.14%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (3.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (2.09%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.57%) CCA
10 3 (1.57%) CCDA
10 3 (1.57%) CCEA
10 3 (1.57%) CCIP
10 3 (1.57%) CCSP
10 3 (1.57%) MCITP
10 3 (1.57%) MCP
10 3 (1.57%) VCAP
11 2 (1.05%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.76%) SLA
2 3 (1.57%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.05%) QA
4 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 103 (53.93%) Active Directory
2 51 (26.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 27 (14.14%) Hyper-V
4 16 (8.38%) OpenSIPS
5 13 (6.81%) XenDesktop
6 11 (5.76%) vSphere
7 9 (4.71%) XenApp
8 8 (4.19%) VMware ESX
9 6 (3.14%) KVM
9 6 (3.14%) Xen
10 4 (2.09%) Terminal Services
11 3 (1.57%) XenServer
12 2 (1.05%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.52%) Docker
13 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
13 1 (0.52%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 26 (13.61%) SCOM
2 23 (12.04%) SCCM
3 10 (5.24%) FortiGate
4 9 (4.71%) WSUS
5 6 (3.14%) vMotion
6 5 (2.62%) Cobbler
6 5 (2.62%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (2.62%) Puppet
6 5 (2.62%) Tivoli
7 4 (2.09%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Clustering
7 4 (2.09%) SCVMM
7 4 (2.09%) ZABBIX
8 2 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco Prime
9 1 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 113 (59.16%) Microsoft
2 110 (57.59%) Cisco
3 86 (45.03%) VMware
4 34 (17.80%) Juniper
5 33 (17.28%) HP
6 30 (15.71%) Citrix
7 26 (13.61%) Avaya
8 23 (12.04%) F5
9 12 (6.28%) NetApp
9 12 (6.28%) Veeam
10 11 (5.76%) Oracle
11 10 (5.24%) 3PAR
11 10 (5.24%) EMC
12 5 (2.62%) Dell
12 5 (2.62%) Dell Compellent
13 4 (2.09%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.09%) SonicWALL
14 3 (1.57%) CommVault
14 3 (1.57%) Nimble Storage
15 2 (1.05%) Apple
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spencer Knight Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum (dep on exp) + Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parker Solutions Group
Salary: £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Castleford
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Wetherby
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago