Period
to 20 July 2018

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 6 months to 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 118 112 126
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14 -43
Permanent jobs citing WAN 217 265 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.25% 2.49% 2.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.21% 16.60% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 189 239 300
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £23,450 £23,100 £23,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

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 1,339 1,596 1,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.90% 15.01% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1,127 1,342 1,584
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,400 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

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 6 months to 20 July 2018.

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 6 months to 20 July 2018. 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 +6 155 £38,125 +1.67% 21
South Yorkshire +17 34 £31,500 -3.08% 4
North Yorkshire -6 26 £47,500 +18.75% 3
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, IT jobs citing 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 WAN.

1 170 (78.34%) LAN
2 107 (49.31%) Microsoft
3 101 (46.54%) Windows
3 101 (46.54%) Firewall
4 95 (43.78%) Cisco
5 70 (32.26%) VMware
6 69 (31.80%) Active Directory
7 68 (31.34%) VPN
8 56 (25.81%) ITIL
8 56 (25.81%) Windows Server
9 55 (25.35%) Cisco Certification
10 49 (22.58%) Office 365
11 46 (21.20%) Citrix
12 45 (20.74%) TCP/IP
13 44 (20.28%) MPLS
14 43 (19.82%) DNS
15 42 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
16 41 (18.89%) SAN
16 41 (18.89%) Wireless
17 39 (17.97%) CCNP
17 39 (17.97%) Network Security
18 38 (17.51%) VMware Infrastructure
19 37 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
19 37 (17.05%) VoIP
20 34 (15.67%) Juniper
20 34 (15.67%) Windows 7
21 32 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
22 31 (14.29%) Finance
23 30 (13.82%) MS Exchange
23 30 (13.82%) Windows Server 2012

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 30 (13.82%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.45%) SharePoint
3 13 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (3.23%) IBM Notes
5 7 (3.23%) Skype for Business
6 6 (2.76%) IBM Domino
7 5 (2.30%) JBoss
7 5 (2.30%) WebLogic
7 5 (2.30%) WebSphere
8 4 (1.84%) CloudStack
8 4 (1.84%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.92%) IIS
11 1 (0.46%) Apache
11 1 (0.46%) CMS
11 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 32 (14.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.84%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.92%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (0.46%) Elite 3E
1 1 (0.46%) Infor M3
1 1 (0.46%) Lawson
1 1 (0.46%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 49 (22.58%) Office 365
2 42 (19.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (6.45%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (4.15%) IaaS
5 7 (3.23%) PaaS
5 7 (3.23%) SaaS
6 5 (2.30%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.84%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.46%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.46%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 170 (78.34%) LAN
2 101 (46.54%) Firewall
3 68 (31.34%) VPN
4 45 (20.74%) TCP/IP
5 44 (20.28%) MPLS
6 43 (19.82%) DNS
7 41 (18.89%) SAN
7 41 (18.89%) Wireless
8 39 (17.97%) Network Security
9 37 (17.05%) VoIP
10 29 (13.36%) VLAN
11 26 (11.98%) VPLS
12 25 (11.52%) BGP
12 25 (11.52%) DHCP
13 21 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
14 20 (9.22%) OSPF
15 19 (8.76%) Cisco ASA
16 16 (7.37%) HTTP
17 15 (6.91%) IPsec
18 14 (6.45%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.76%) MySQL
3 5 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.46%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 4 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 31 (14.29%) Finance
2 16 (7.37%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.23%) Marketing
4 5 (2.30%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.30%) Legal
5 4 (1.84%) Billing
5 4 (1.84%) Retail
6 3 (1.38%) Back Office
6 3 (1.38%) Banking
7 2 (0.92%) Law
7 2 (0.92%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.46%) Advertising
8 1 (0.46%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 55 (25.35%) Network Engineer
2 25 (11.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (9.68%) Support Engineer
4 20 (9.22%) Analyst
5 14 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
6 13 (5.99%) IT Manager
6 13 (5.99%) IT Support
6 13 (5.99%) Security Specialist
7 12 (5.53%) Architect
7 12 (5.53%) Cisco Engineer
7 12 (5.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 12 (5.53%) Infrastructure Manager
7 12 (5.53%) Network Security Specialist
7 12 (5.53%) Network Specialist
8 11 (5.07%) Lead Network Engineer
9 10 (4.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (4.61%) Field Engineer
9 10 (4.61%) Network Security Engineer
9 10 (4.61%) Security Engineer
9 10 (4.61%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.76%) Web Services
2 2 (0.92%) .NET
3 1 (0.46%) LAMP
3 1 (0.46%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.98%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 13 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (4.61%) Management Information System
4 10 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (3.69%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.76%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.30%) Linux Command Line
8 4 (1.84%) Computer Science
8 4 (1.84%) iPhone
9 3 (1.38%) Fat Client
9 3 (1.38%) HP Storage
9 3 (1.38%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.38%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (0.92%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.92%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.92%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.46%) CCTV
11 1 (0.46%) Enterprise Storage
11 1 (0.46%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 101 (46.54%) Windows
2 56 (25.81%) Windows Server
3 37 (17.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 34 (15.67%) Windows 7
5 30 (13.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (11.06%) Linux
6 24 (11.06%) Windows 10
7 12 (5.53%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.69%) Unix
9 7 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (2.30%) AIX
10 5 (2.30%) Debian
10 5 (2.30%) HPUX
10 5 (2.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (2.30%) Solaris
11 2 (0.92%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.92%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.46%) CentOS
12 1 (0.46%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.46%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (25.81%) ITIL
2 21 (9.68%) Network Design
3 19 (8.76%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (7.37%) High Availability
4 16 (7.37%) Penetration Testing
5 14 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 14 (6.45%) Project Management
6 13 (5.99%) Data Analysis
6 13 (5.99%) Network Management
6 13 (5.99%) Threat Intelligence
6 13 (5.99%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 12 (5.53%) E-Commerce
7 12 (5.53%) Patch Management
7 12 (5.53%) Security Operations
7 12 (5.53%) Vulnerability Management
8 11 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (5.07%) Migration
8 11 (5.07%) Security Patching
8 11 (5.07%) Service Delivery
8 11 (5.07%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (13.36%) SQL
2 18 (8.29%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.15%) Python
4 6 (2.76%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.30%) Ruby
5 5 (2.30%) Shell Script
6 2 (0.92%) PHP
7 1 (0.46%) C
7 1 (0.46%) C#
7 1 (0.46%) C++
7 1 (0.46%) Java
7 1 (0.46%) Perl
7 1 (0.46%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.46%) VB
7 1 (0.46%) VBA
Qualifications
1 55 (25.35%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (17.97%) CCNP
3 24 (11.06%) CCNA
4 16 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (5.53%) CCIE
6 11 (5.07%) MCSE
7 7 (3.23%) CCIP
7 7 (3.23%) CCSP
8 5 (2.30%) Degree
8 5 (2.30%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.84%) MCP
10 3 (1.38%) DBS Check
10 3 (1.38%) JNCIA
10 3 (1.38%) JNCIE
10 3 (1.38%) JNCIP
10 3 (1.38%) JNCIS
10 3 (1.38%) MCSA
10 3 (1.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 2 (0.92%) MCDST
11 2 (0.92%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.91%) SLA
2 14 (6.45%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.92%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.92%) GDPR
4 2 (0.92%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.92%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.46%) PMO
System Software
1 69 (31.80%) Active Directory
2 38 (17.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (6.91%) Hyper-V
3 15 (6.91%) vSphere
4 14 (6.45%) XenDesktop
5 13 (5.99%) Terminal Services
6 10 (4.61%) XenApp
7 4 (1.84%) Xen
7 4 (1.84%) XenServer
8 3 (1.38%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 3 (1.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.38%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.38%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (1.38%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.46%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 13 (5.99%) Nessus
2 10 (4.61%) SCCM
3 9 (4.15%) Norton AntiVirus
3 9 (4.15%) Puppet
4 5 (2.30%) Ansible
4 5 (2.30%) Backup Exec
4 5 (2.30%) Cobbler
4 5 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (1.84%) Terraform
6 2 (0.92%) Nagios
6 2 (0.92%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.46%) CASB
7 1 (0.46%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.46%) Failover Clustering
7 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 107 (49.31%) Microsoft
2 95 (43.78%) Cisco
3 70 (32.26%) VMware
4 46 (21.20%) Citrix
5 34 (15.67%) Juniper
6 28 (12.90%) CheckPoint
7 20 (9.22%) F5
8 15 (6.91%) Avaya
9 14 (6.45%) Verint
10 13 (5.99%) Qualys
10 13 (5.99%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (5.53%) HP
12 11 (5.07%) Genesys
13 10 (4.61%) Google
13 10 (4.61%) Symantec
14 9 (4.15%) SolarWinds
15 7 (3.23%) Lotus
15 7 (3.23%) NetApp
16 6 (2.76%) Red Hat
17 5 (2.30%) CA