Period
to 20 November 2017

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

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 78 86
Rank change year-on-year -9 +8 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 303 376 411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 3.09% 3.41% 3.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.06% 21.23% 18.72%
Number of salaries quoted 274 329 402
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,000 £55,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +6.55%

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 1590 1771 2195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.20% 16.06% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1332 1473 1796
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.74% -2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,750 £21,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £58,750 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 November 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 6 months to 20 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
West Yorkshire +9 247 £40,000 - 11
South Yorkshire +13 34 £30,000 -25.00% 2
North Yorkshire -35 15 £38,750 +10.71% 2
East Yorkshire -7 7 £27,500 -21.43% 1
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 248 (81.85%) LAN
2 137 (45.21%) Firewall
3 127 (41.91%) Microsoft
3 127 (41.91%) Windows
4 126 (41.58%) Cisco
5 113 (37.29%) VMware
6 108 (35.64%) Active Directory
7 107 (35.31%) ITIL
8 98 (32.34%) VPN
9 97 (32.01%) Cisco Certification
10 93 (30.69%) Windows Server
11 90 (29.70%) VMware Infrastructure
12 80 (26.40%) CCNA
13 78 (25.74%) VoIP
14 76 (25.08%) MPLS
15 63 (20.79%) SAN
16 60 (19.80%) MS Exchange
16 60 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
17 59 (19.47%) Windows Server 2012
18 54 (17.82%) TCP/IP
19 53 (17.49%) CCNP
20 50 (16.50%) VLAN
21 47 (15.51%) BGP
22 45 (14.85%) Network Security
23 44 (14.52%) Citrix
23 44 (14.52%) DNS
24 41 (13.53%) Windows 7
25 40 (13.20%) OSPF
26 39 (12.87%) DHCP
26 39 (12.87%) SQL Server

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 60 (19.80%) MS Exchange
2 20 (6.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (6.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (5.28%) SharePoint
5 14 (4.62%) IBM Notes
6 13 (4.29%) IBM Domino
7 10 (3.30%) CMS
7 10 (3.30%) Skype for Business
8 5 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 5 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (1.65%) IIS
9 3 (0.99%) JBoss
9 3 (0.99%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.99%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (0.33%) Apache
Applications
1 38 (12.54%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 9 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 36 (11.88%) Office 365
2 12 (3.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.65%) IaaS
4 3 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.99%) OneDrive
4 3 (0.99%) PaaS
4 3 (0.99%) SaaS
5 2 (0.66%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.33%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 248 (81.85%) LAN
2 137 (45.21%) Firewall
3 98 (32.34%) VPN
4 78 (25.74%) VoIP
5 76 (25.08%) MPLS
6 63 (20.79%) SAN
7 54 (17.82%) TCP/IP
8 50 (16.50%) VLAN
9 47 (15.51%) BGP
10 45 (14.85%) Network Security
11 44 (14.52%) DNS
12 40 (13.20%) OSPF
13 39 (12.87%) DHCP
13 39 (12.87%) Wireless
14 36 (11.88%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (9.57%) WLAN
16 28 (9.24%) Cisco IOS
17 19 (6.27%) IPsec
18 16 (5.28%) Spanning Tree
18 16 (5.28%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 9 (2.97%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.98%) MySQL
4 5 (1.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.66%) MS Access
6 2 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.33%) Riak
Development Applications
1 5 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.33%) JIRA
General
1 34 (11.22%) Telecoms
2 29 (9.57%) Finance
3 14 (4.62%) Retail
4 9 (2.97%) Marketing
5 7 (2.31%) Law
6 5 (1.65%) Legal
7 4 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 4 (1.32%) Multimedia
8 2 (0.66%) Advertising
9 1 (0.33%) Back Office
9 1 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 57 (18.81%) Network Engineer
2 46 (15.18%) Analyst
3 45 (14.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (11.55%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 28 (9.24%) Network Analyst
6 27 (8.91%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 21 (6.93%) Cisco Engineer
7 21 (6.93%) IT Manager
7 21 (6.93%) IT Support
8 20 (6.60%) 2nd Line Support
8 20 (6.60%) Project Manager
8 20 (6.60%) Support Engineer
9 18 (5.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 17 (5.61%) Architect
11 16 (5.28%) IT Analyst
11 16 (5.28%) IT Engineer
11 16 (5.28%) Support Analyst
12 14 (4.62%) IT Project Manager
12 14 (4.62%) Network Support
13 13 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.66%) ODBC
1 2 (0.66%) Web Services
2 1 (0.33%) EDI
2 1 (0.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 20 (6.60%) Management Information System
3 13 (4.29%) Linux Command Line
4 8 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (2.64%) iPad
5 7 (2.31%) Mobile Computing
6 6 (1.98%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.65%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.32%) Clustering
8 4 (1.32%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.32%) Fat Client
8 4 (1.32%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.99%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.99%) Replication
10 2 (0.66%) Blackberry
10 2 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.66%) HP Storage
10 2 (0.66%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 127 (41.91%) Windows
2 93 (30.69%) Windows Server
3 60 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (19.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 41 (13.53%) Windows 7
6 39 (12.87%) Linux
7 18 (5.94%) Windows 10
8 15 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (3.96%) Unix
10 7 (2.31%) Windows 8
11 6 (1.98%) Android
11 6 (1.98%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.65%) Mac OS
13 4 (1.32%) Solaris
14 3 (0.99%) AIX
14 3 (0.99%) HPUX
15 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
15 2 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 2 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (35.31%) ITIL
2 32 (10.56%) Service Delivery
3 27 (8.91%) Project Management
4 26 (8.58%) High Availability
5 25 (8.25%) PRINCE2
6 22 (7.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (6.27%) Patch Management
8 18 (5.94%) Load Balancing
9 17 (5.61%) Presales
10 16 (5.28%) Network Architecture
10 16 (5.28%) Network Management
10 16 (5.28%) Service Management
11 13 (4.29%) Incident Management
12 12 (3.96%) Change Management
12 12 (3.96%) Cybersecurity
12 12 (3.96%) Mentoring
13 11 (3.63%) Network Design
14 10 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
15 9 (2.97%) CRM
15 9 (2.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (10.23%) SQL
2 5 (1.65%) C
3 4 (1.32%) Python
3 4 (1.32%) Shell Script
4 3 (0.99%) Bash Shell
4 3 (0.99%) Java
4 3 (0.99%) PowerShell
4 3 (0.99%) Ruby
5 1 (0.33%) Perl
5 1 (0.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 97 (32.01%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (26.40%) CCNA
3 53 (17.49%) CCNP
4 34 (11.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (9.57%) MCSE
6 23 (7.59%) MCSA
7 22 (7.26%) MCP
8 16 (5.28%) ITIL Certification
9 11 (3.63%) CCSP
10 10 (3.30%) CCDA
10 10 (3.30%) CCIP
11 9 (2.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 9 (2.97%) MCDST
12 8 (2.64%) CCIE
12 8 (2.64%) Degree
13 7 (2.31%) PMI Certification
13 7 (2.31%) PMP
14 6 (1.98%) CISM
14 6 (1.98%) CISSP
14 6 (1.98%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.60%) SLA
2 7 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.32%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 4 (1.32%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.66%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (0.33%) GDPR
5 1 (0.33%) PMO
System Software
1 108 (35.64%) Active Directory
2 90 (29.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (10.56%) Hyper-V
4 20 (6.60%) XenApp
5 19 (6.27%) XenDesktop
6 11 (3.63%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (2.97%) OpenSIPS
8 6 (1.98%) vSphere
9 5 (1.65%) Terminal Services
9 5 (1.65%) Virtual Servers
10 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.33%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (3.30%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (3.30%) SCCM
2 9 (2.97%) WSUS
3 6 (1.98%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.65%) Backup Exec
5 4 (1.32%) AirWatch
6 3 (0.99%) Cobbler
6 3 (0.99%) DameWare
6 3 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.99%) Perfmon
6 3 (0.99%) Puppet
6 3 (0.99%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.66%) Cisco Prime
7 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.66%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.66%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 2 (0.66%) SmoothWall
7 2 (0.66%) XenMobile
8 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.33%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 127 (41.91%) Microsoft
2 126 (41.58%) Cisco
3 113 (37.29%) VMware
4 44 (14.52%) Citrix
5 38 (12.54%) HP
6 36 (11.88%) Avaya
7 31 (10.23%) F5
8 20 (6.60%) Juniper
8 20 (6.60%) NetApp
9 14 (4.62%) Brocade
9 14 (4.62%) Lotus
9 14 (4.62%) Mitel
10 13 (4.29%) Symantec
11 8 (2.64%) CheckPoint
11 8 (2.64%) Oracle
12 6 (1.98%) SolarWinds
13 5 (1.65%) Dell
13 5 (1.65%) Google
13 5 (1.65%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.65%) Veeam