The first table below looks at the demand for LAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited LAN over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 30 22 29
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 4 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.05% 5.26% 4.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.12% 20.69% 10.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 6
Average salary £41,500 £25,000 £28,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.00% -11.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £35,000 £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+1.33% -1.31%
Communications & Networking Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
33 29 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 16.92% 25.44% 47.97%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 48
Average salary £25,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
LAN
West Yorkshire

LAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

LAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

LAN
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

LAN Salary Trend in Wakefield

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing LAN 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 LAN.

1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
3 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 2 (28.57%) MPLS
4 2 (28.57%) Time Management
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (14.29%) Firewall
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
5 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 1 (14.29%) Replication
5 1 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
5 1 (14.29%) Avaya
5 1 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
5 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (14.29%) Symantec
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
5 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
5 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing LAN 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 LAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
1 1 (14.29%) Lync
1 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (28.57%) MPLS
3 1 (14.29%) Firewall
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Internet
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) DHCP
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Installation Technician
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Replication
1 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (14.29%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (14.29%) Windows NT
2 1 (14.29%) Windows XP
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Time Management
2 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2
3 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (14.29%) Analytics
3 1 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) MCSE
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (14.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Symantec
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) EMC
3 1 (14.29%) ProCurve
3 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard