The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 132 94 84
Rank change year-on-year -38 -10  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 113 156 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.08% 2.81% 3.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.83% 16.42% 20.38%
Number of salaries quoted 91 137 186
Median salary £36,000 £40,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £24,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 817 950 1094
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 15.07% 17.11% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 668 755 904
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,132 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in 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 Yorkshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for WAN in Yorkshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Yorkshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Yorkshire

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 WAN within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 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
West Yorkshire -17 77 £38,500 -3.75% 16
North Yorkshire -3 19 £40,000 +14.28% 2
East Yorkshire -5 9 £27,500 -
South Yorkshire -20 8 £32,500 -5.10% 1
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 198 (80.82%) LAN
2 152 (62.04%) Cisco
3 127 (51.84%) Windows
4 123 (50.20%) Microsoft
5 106 (43.27%) Firewall
6 100 (40.82%) Active Directory
7 97 (39.59%) Windows Server
8 89 (36.33%) VMware
9 85 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
10 79 (32.24%) ITIL
11 78 (31.84%) Windows Server 2008
12 77 (31.43%) VPN
13 75 (30.61%) MPLS
14 69 (28.16%) Windows Server 2012
15 58 (23.67%) SAN
15 58 (23.67%) TCP/IP
16 57 (23.27%) VMware Infrastructure
17 55 (22.45%) HP
18 54 (22.04%) CCNP
19 51 (20.82%) BGP
20 47 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
21 46 (18.78%) Linux
21 46 (18.78%) MS Exchange
22 45 (18.37%) CCNA
22 45 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
23 44 (17.96%) Juniper
23 44 (17.96%) VoIP
23 44 (17.96%) Data Centre
24 43 (17.55%) DNS
25 39 (15.92%) OSPF

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:

Application Platforms
1 46 (18.78%) MS Exchange
2 34 (13.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (6.53%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (6.12%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 8 (3.27%) IIS
7 5 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (1.63%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.82%) CMS
10 1 (0.41%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (9.39%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (3.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.41%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.16%) Office 365
2 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.41%) IaaS
4 1 (0.41%) OneDrive
4 1 (0.41%) PaaS
4 1 (0.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 198 (80.82%) LAN
2 106 (43.27%) Firewall
3 77 (31.43%) VPN
4 75 (30.61%) MPLS
5 58 (23.67%) SAN
5 58 (23.67%) TCP/IP
6 51 (20.82%) BGP
7 44 (17.96%) VoIP
8 43 (17.55%) DNS
9 39 (15.92%) OSPF
10 32 (13.06%) DHCP
11 30 (12.24%) VLAN
12 23 (9.39%) Network Security
13 19 (7.76%) Cisco IOS
14 17 (6.94%) Cisco ASA
14 17 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
14 17 (6.94%) Wireless
15 16 (6.53%) EIGRP
16 15 (6.12%) WebEx
17 14 (5.71%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.39%) SQL Server 2005
2 23 (9.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.71%) SQL Server 2000
3 14 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (1.22%) MySQL
4 3 (1.22%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.22%) Riak
5 1 (0.41%) MS Access
General
1 32 (13.06%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.49%) Finance
3 6 (2.45%) Law
3 6 (2.45%) Retail
4 4 (1.63%) Legal
4 4 (1.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.41%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 47 (19.18%) Analyst
3 40 (16.33%) Support Engineer
4 35 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 31 (12.65%) 2nd Line Support
6 25 (10.20%) Support Analyst
7 23 (9.39%) Cisco Engineer
8 22 (8.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 22 (8.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 21 (8.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 20 (8.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 17 (6.94%) Architect
11 17 (6.94%) Network Analyst
12 16 (6.53%) Infrastructure Support
12 16 (6.53%) Senior Network Engineer
13 15 (6.12%) Senior Analyst
14 14 (5.71%) Server Engineer
14 14 (5.71%) Server Support
14 14 (5.71%) Windows Engineer
14 14 (5.71%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.22%) EDI
2 2 (0.82%) Web Services
3 1 (0.41%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 44 (17.96%) Data Centre
2 20 (8.16%) Management Information System
2 20 (8.16%) Replication
3 15 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 11 (4.49%) Linux Command Line
5 9 (3.67%) HP Storage
6 8 (3.27%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (3.27%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (1.63%) EMC VNX
7 4 (1.63%) Fintech
7 4 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.22%) FMCG
8 3 (1.22%) iPad
8 3 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 3 (1.22%) Mobile Computing
9 2 (0.82%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.82%) e-Health
9 2 (0.82%) EMC VNXe
9 2 (0.82%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.82%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 127 (51.84%) Windows
2 97 (39.59%) Windows Server
3 78 (31.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 69 (28.16%) Windows Server 2012
5 46 (18.78%) Linux
6 45 (18.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 22 (8.98%) Windows 7
8 17 (6.94%) Windows XP
9 9 (3.67%) Unix
10 8 (3.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (2.04%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.63%) Android
12 4 (1.63%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.63%) Windows Phone
13 3 (1.22%) Solaris
14 2 (0.82%) AIX
15 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (32.24%) ITIL
2 24 (9.80%) Network Management
3 21 (8.57%) Information Security
3 21 (8.57%) Service Management
4 17 (6.94%) Disaster Recovery
4 17 (6.94%) Penetration Testing
5 16 (6.53%) High Availability
6 13 (5.31%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (5.31%) Change Control
6 13 (5.31%) Presales
7 12 (4.90%) ITIL V3
7 12 (4.90%) Service Delivery
8 11 (4.49%) Network Design
8 11 (4.49%) Vulnerability Management
9 10 (4.08%) Security Operations
10 9 (3.67%) Fault Analysis
10 9 (3.67%) Incident Management
10 9 (3.67%) Network Optimisation
10 9 (3.67%) Problem Management
10 9 (3.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 22 (8.98%) SQL
2 11 (4.49%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.04%) PHP
4 1 (0.41%) C
Qualifications
1 85 (34.69%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (22.04%) CCNP
3 47 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 45 (18.37%) CCNA
5 35 (14.29%) MCSA
6 32 (13.06%) MCSE
7 26 (10.61%) MCP
8 17 (6.94%) Degree
9 15 (6.12%) Computer Science Degree
9 15 (6.12%) HND
10 14 (5.71%) GNVQ
11 9 (3.67%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (3.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 8 (3.27%) CCDA
12 8 (3.27%) CCIP
12 8 (3.27%) CCSP
12 8 (3.27%) Check Point Certification
13 7 (2.86%) CCDP
13 7 (2.86%) MCITP
14 6 (2.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.71%) SLA
2 13 (5.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 6 (2.45%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.22%) PMO
5 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.41%) COBIT
System Software
1 100 (40.82%) Active Directory
2 57 (23.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (11.84%) Hyper-V
4 23 (9.39%) VMware ESXi
5 12 (4.90%) OpenSIPS
6 10 (4.08%) XenApp
7 9 (3.67%) vSphere
8 5 (2.04%) XenServer
9 4 (1.63%) XenDesktop
10 3 (1.22%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (1.22%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (1.22%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.41%) Docker
12 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.41%) vCloud
12 1 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.41%) Xen
Systems Management
1 15 (6.12%) DameWare
1 15 (6.12%) Perfmon
1 15 (6.12%) SCCM
2 14 (5.71%) FortiGate
3 9 (3.67%) SCOM
4 5 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.04%) OpenView
5 3 (1.22%) WSUS
6 2 (0.82%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.82%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (0.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.41%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.41%) Nessus
7 1 (0.41%) SCSM
7 1 (0.41%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 152 (62.04%) Cisco
2 123 (50.20%) Microsoft
3 89 (36.33%) VMware
4 55 (22.45%) HP
5 44 (17.96%) Juniper
6 34 (13.88%) F5
7 29 (11.84%) Avaya
8 26 (10.61%) Citrix
9 17 (6.94%) CheckPoint
10 15 (6.12%) EMC
10 15 (6.12%) NetApp
11 13 (5.31%) 3PAR
12 9 (3.67%) arcserve
12 9 (3.67%) Blue Coat
12 9 (3.67%) CA
13 8 (3.27%) Oracle
13 8 (3.27%) Red Hat
14 7 (2.86%) Palo Alto
15 6 (2.45%) CommVault
16 5 (2.04%) Isilon
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