Period
to 4 August 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire with a requirement for SD-WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited SD-WAN over the 6 months to 4 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Software-Defined Wide Area Network (SD-WAN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
4 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 239 161 81
Rank change year-on-year -78 -80 +211
Permanent jobs citing SD-WAN 14 20 339
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.57% 4.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.28% 4.35% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 26
10th Percentile £29,000 £40,000 £32,750
25th Percentile £36,563 £43,125 £52,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £54,250 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.38% -9.58% -4.00%
75th Percentile £68,750 £130,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £70,500 " "
England median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69% +4.00%

SD-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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,098 460 1,744
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 18.31% 13.13% 22.97%
Number of salaries quoted 841 368 1,214
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,600 £21,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -4.76%
75th Percentile £60,000 £57,125 £50,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £64,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

SD-WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing SD-WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for SD-WAN in Yorkshire

SD-WAN
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing SD-WAN in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for SD-WAN in Yorkshire

SD-WAN
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing SD-WAN in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 4 August 2021.

Salary histogram for SD-WAN in Yorkshire

SD-WAN
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SD-WAN within the Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 4 August 2021. 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
West Yorkshire -53 11 £52,500 -19.23% 4
South Yorkshire -37 3 £67,500 +32.35%
SD-WAN
England

For the 6 months to 4 August 2021, IT jobs citing SD-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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for SD-WAN.

1 14 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) LAN
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco
4 9 (64.29%) Azure
5 8 (57.14%) Fortinet
5 8 (57.14%) Palo Alto
6 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (42.86%) CCNA
8 5 (35.71%) MPLS
8 5 (35.71%) CCNP
8 5 (35.71%) VPN
8 5 (35.71%) Network Security
9 4 (28.57%) AWS
9 4 (28.57%) Windows
9 4 (28.57%) Linux
9 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
10 3 (21.43%) Network Virtualisation
10 3 (21.43%) ShoreTel
10 3 (21.43%) Requirements Gathering
10 3 (21.43%) Social Skills
10 3 (21.43%) Presentation Skills
10 3 (21.43%) Cost Control
10 3 (21.43%) Presales
10 3 (21.43%) Meraki
10 3 (21.43%) Deadline-Driven
10 3 (21.43%) Architectural Design
10 3 (21.43%) HP
10 3 (21.43%) BGP

SD-WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Azure
2 4 (28.57%) AWS
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (85.71%) Firewall
3 10 (71.43%) LAN
4 5 (35.71%) MPLS
4 5 (35.71%) Network Security
4 5 (35.71%) VPN
5 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (21.43%) BGP
6 3 (21.43%) ISDN
6 3 (21.43%) VoIP
6 3 (21.43%) WLAN
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (14.29%) NX-OS
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (7.14%) OSPF
8 1 (7.14%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
8 1 (7.14%) VSAN
General
1 3 (21.43%) Presentation Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Social Skills
1 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Network Architect
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms Architect
3 2 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Private Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Public Cloud
3 1 (7.14%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Linux
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Architectural Design
1 3 (21.43%) Cost Control
1 3 (21.43%) Deadline-Driven
1 3 (21.43%) ITIL
1 3 (21.43%) Network Design
1 3 (21.43%) Network Virtualisation
1 3 (21.43%) Presales
1 3 (21.43%) Requirements Gathering
2 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
2 2 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (7.14%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.14%) Change Control
3 1 (7.14%) Coaching
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Configuration Management
3 1 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (7.14%) DNA
3 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) SIEM
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCNA
3 5 (35.71%) CCNP
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
4 1 (7.14%) JNCIA
4 1 (7.14%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Fortinet
2 8 (57.14%) Palo Alto
3 3 (21.43%) Avaya
3 3 (21.43%) BT
3 3 (21.43%) Google
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Juniper
3 3 (21.43%) Meraki
3 3 (21.43%) Mitel
3 3 (21.43%) ShoreTel
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) Zscaler
5 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
5 1 (7.14%) Dell
5 1 (7.14%) EqualLogic
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) LogicMonitor
5 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
5 1 (7.14%) VMware