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

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 141 92
Rank change year-on-year +35 -49  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 129 126 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 2.38% 1.93% 2.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.99% 12.73% 18.24%
Number of salaries quoted 112 115 186
Median salary £35,000 £40,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.58% -3.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £24,000 £26,850
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £54,250 £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 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 717 990 1195
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 13.24% 15.20% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 629 831 930
Median salary £38,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.17% +1.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 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 29 March 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 29 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
West Yorkshire +21 74 £36,250 -13.69% 15
North Yorkshire -8 25 £35,000 -12.50% 3
South Yorkshire +17 19 £32,500 -13.33% 5
East Yorkshire -1 11 £26,000 -32.02% 1
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 266 (85.26%) LAN
2 183 (58.65%) Cisco
3 177 (56.73%) Windows
4 147 (47.12%) Microsoft
5 145 (46.47%) Windows Server
6 138 (44.23%) Active Directory
7 109 (34.94%) VMware
8 107 (34.29%) Firewall
9 93 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 93 (29.81%) Windows Server 2012
10 90 (28.85%) ITIL
11 89 (28.53%) Data Centre
12 88 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
13 87 (27.88%) SAN
14 73 (23.40%) MS Exchange
14 73 (23.40%) Telecoms
15 70 (22.44%) VMware Infrastructure
16 63 (20.19%) VPN
17 60 (19.23%) MPLS
17 60 (19.23%) SQL Server
18 59 (18.91%) Microsoft Certification
19 58 (18.59%) TCP/IP
20 57 (18.27%) CCNP
21 53 (16.99%) DNS
22 52 (16.67%) HP
23 49 (15.71%) Linux
24 47 (15.06%) Hyper-V
25 46 (14.74%) DHCP
25 46 (14.74%) Juniper
26 45 (14.42%) MS Excel

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 73 (23.40%) MS Exchange
2 44 (14.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 21 (6.73%) SharePoint
4 20 (6.41%) IIS
5 13 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 12 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (2.24%) Skype for Business
8 6 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.32%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.32%) Confluence
9 1 (0.32%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 45 (14.42%) MS Excel
2 24 (7.69%) MS Office
3 6 (1.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 22 (7.05%) Office 365
2 7 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.28%) IaaS
4 3 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (0.64%) SaaS
6 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 266 (85.26%) LAN
2 107 (34.29%) Firewall
3 87 (27.88%) SAN
4 63 (20.19%) VPN
5 60 (19.23%) MPLS
6 58 (18.59%) TCP/IP
7 53 (16.99%) DNS
8 46 (14.74%) DHCP
9 35 (11.22%) VoIP
10 31 (9.94%) BGP
11 26 (8.33%) OSPF
12 25 (8.01%) Wireless
13 20 (6.41%) Cisco IOS
14 18 (5.77%) Unified Communications
14 18 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
15 17 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (5.13%) Asterisk PBX
17 15 (4.81%) NAS
18 14 (4.49%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 14 (4.49%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (19.23%) SQL Server
2 15 (4.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 15 (4.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (2.24%) MySQL
4 7 (2.24%) SQL Server 2000
5 6 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (1.92%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.32%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.32%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 73 (23.40%) Telecoms
2 20 (6.41%) Manufacturing
3 14 (4.49%) Finance
4 6 (1.92%) Electronics
4 6 (1.92%) Retail
5 4 (1.28%) Marketing
6 3 (0.96%) Law
7 1 (0.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.32%) Legal
7 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 63 (20.19%) Analyst
2 52 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 48 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 37 (11.86%) Support Engineer
5 27 (8.65%) Senior Analyst
6 25 (8.01%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 25 (8.01%) Cisco Engineer
6 25 (8.01%) Support Analyst
7 23 (7.37%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 22 (7.05%) IT Engineer
9 21 (6.73%) Infrastructure Support
9 21 (6.73%) Network Analyst
10 20 (6.41%) Senior Network Analyst
11 19 (6.09%) Technical Analyst
11 19 (6.09%) Technical Support
12 18 (5.77%) Architect
12 18 (5.77%) Senior Network Engineer
13 17 (5.45%) Infrastructure Manager
13 17 (5.45%) Project Manager
13 17 (5.45%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.92%) EDI
2 4 (1.28%) Web Services
3 1 (0.32%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.32%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 89 (28.53%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.49%) Fintech
3 13 (4.17%) HP Storage
4 12 (3.85%) Replication
5 10 (3.21%) Clustering
5 10 (3.21%) Driving Licence
5 10 (3.21%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.24%) Blackberry
7 7 (2.24%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.24%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (1.60%) Linux Command Line
9 5 (1.60%) NHS
10 4 (1.28%) BYOD
11 2 (0.64%) CCTV
11 2 (0.64%) e-Health
11 2 (0.64%) EMC VNX
11 2 (0.64%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 177 (56.73%) Windows
2 145 (46.47%) Windows Server
3 93 (29.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 93 (29.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 49 (15.71%) Linux
5 39 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 35 (11.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (5.77%) Unix
8 11 (3.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.24%) HPUX
9 7 (2.24%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.92%) Windows Phone
11 5 (1.60%) Android
11 5 (1.60%) Windows 2000
12 4 (1.28%) Debian
12 4 (1.28%) Solaris
12 4 (1.28%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.96%) AIX
13 3 (0.96%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.96%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (28.85%) ITIL
2 34 (10.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 24 (7.69%) Network Management
4 22 (7.05%) Change Control
5 21 (6.73%) Capacity Planning
6 20 (6.41%) High Availability
6 20 (6.41%) Project Management
7 19 (6.09%) ITIL V3
7 19 (6.09%) Service Management
7 19 (6.09%) Validation
8 18 (5.77%) Translating Business Requirements
9 17 (5.45%) Network Design
10 16 (5.13%) Capacity Management
10 16 (5.13%) Information Security
11 15 (4.81%) Fault Analysis
11 15 (4.81%) Network Monitoring
11 15 (4.81%) Problem Management
12 14 (4.49%) Technical Analysis
13 13 (4.17%) Change Management
14 10 (3.21%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 29 (9.29%) SQL
2 15 (4.81%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.60%) Bash Shell
3 5 (1.60%) PHP
3 5 (1.60%) Python
3 5 (1.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 88 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (18.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (18.27%) CCNP
4 41 (13.14%) MCSE
5 34 (10.90%) MCSA
6 33 (10.58%) CCNA
7 22 (7.05%) MCP
8 16 (5.13%) Degree
9 11 (3.53%) CCIE
10 7 (2.24%) HND
10 7 (2.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (1.92%) GNVQ
11 6 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
12 5 (1.60%) Security Cleared
13 3 (0.96%) DV Cleared
13 3 (0.96%) JNCIA
13 3 (0.96%) JNCIS
13 3 (0.96%) MCITP
13 3 (0.96%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.73%) SLA
2 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (0.96%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.64%) QA
4 1 (0.32%) PMO
System Software
1 138 (44.23%) Active Directory
2 70 (22.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (15.06%) Hyper-V
4 18 (5.77%) VMware ESXi
5 17 (5.45%) vSphere
6 16 (5.13%) OpenSIPS
7 14 (4.49%) XenApp
8 13 (4.17%) XenDesktop
9 12 (3.85%) VMware ESX
10 8 (2.56%) XenServer
11 7 (2.24%) Terminal Services
12 6 (1.92%) KVM
12 6 (1.92%) Xen
13 2 (0.64%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
14 1 (0.32%) Docker
14 1 (0.32%) vCloud
14 1 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.32%) Virtual Servers
14 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (8.65%) SCCM
2 26 (8.33%) SCOM
3 16 (5.13%) FortiGate
4 9 (2.88%) WSUS
5 7 (2.24%) DameWare
5 7 (2.24%) Perfmon
6 6 (1.92%) vMotion
7 5 (1.60%) Cobbler
7 5 (1.60%) OpenView
7 5 (1.60%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.60%) Puppet
7 5 (1.60%) Tivoli
8 4 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (1.28%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (1.28%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.28%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.64%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 183 (58.65%) Cisco
2 147 (47.12%) Microsoft
3 109 (34.94%) VMware
4 52 (16.67%) HP
5 46 (14.74%) Juniper
6 43 (13.78%) Citrix
6 43 (13.78%) F5
7 28 (8.97%) Avaya
8 19 (6.09%) Oracle
9 17 (5.45%) NetApp
10 16 (5.13%) EMC
11 12 (3.85%) 3PAR
11 12 (3.85%) CheckPoint
11 12 (3.85%) Veeam
12 11 (3.53%) Red Hat
13 8 (2.56%) arcserve
13 8 (2.56%) CA
14 6 (1.92%) Palo Alto
14 6 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
15 5 (1.60%) Dell Compellent
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Salary: £21,400 per annum - Shift allowance of £3600pa for the 24/7 role
Posted: 18 hours ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
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Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
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Salary: £40k + Bonus + Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
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