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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 21 8 11
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing LAN 4 30 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.54% 19.87% 12.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.81% 47.62% 29.41%
Number of salaries quoted 3 30 8
Average salary £46,000 £26,000 £20,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+76.92% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Communications & Networking Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
27 63 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 23.89% 41.72% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 24 57 31
Average salary £25,000 £32,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.48% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,000 £20,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
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 18 April 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 16 (100.00%) WAN
2 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (56.25%) MS Office
4 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (50.00%) Internet
5 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
6 6 (37.50%) Intranet
7 5 (31.25%) Windows
8 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
8 3 (18.75%) MPLS
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco
8 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
9 2 (12.50%) SQL
9 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
9 2 (12.50%) Wireless
9 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
9 2 (12.50%) VMware
10 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
10 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
10 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
10 1 (6.25%) Replication
10 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (6.25%) Firewall
10 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
10 1 (6.25%) Project Management
10 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
10 1 (6.25%) Symantec
10 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 (6.25%) Lync
1 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (6.25%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Office
2 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
3 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) WAN
2 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (50.00%) Internet
3 6 (37.50%) Intranet
4 3 (18.75%) MPLS
5 2 (12.50%) Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) Firewall
6 1 (6.25%) DHCP
6 1 (6.25%) SAN
6 1 (6.25%) VPN
6 1 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (62.50%) Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Service Analyst
2 9 (56.25%) Service Desk Analyst
3 4 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (18.75%) Consultant
4 3 (18.75%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 2 (12.50%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) IT Support
6 1 (6.25%) Installation Technician
6 1 (6.25%) Head of IT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) Celerra
1 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
3 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows NT
4 1 (6.25%) UNIX
4 1 (6.25%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (6.25%) Performance Monitoring
1 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (6.25%) Project Management
1 1 (6.25%) Six Sigma
1 1 (6.25%) Product Management
1 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
1 1 (6.25%) IT Governance
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (6.25%) CCIE
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) CCIP
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) CCDA
1 1 (6.25%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.25%) vSphere
2 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.25%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 2 (12.50%) VMware
4 1 (6.25%) Symantec
4 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
4 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Avaya