The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Castleford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 4 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Castleford 25.00% 4.76% 6.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 100.00% 50.00% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +63.26%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WAN
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Castleford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Castleford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
3 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Castleford 25.00% 9.52% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £27,500 £40,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.25% +63.26%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Castleford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Castleford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Castleford

WAN
Salary Trend in Castleford

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

WAN Salary Trend in Castleford

WAN
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Castleford

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Castleford region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Castleford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Castleford region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 3 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) ITIL
1 3 (100.00%) Six Sigma
1 3 (100.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft