The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 30 25 32
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Permanent jobs citing LAN 5 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.22% 4.59% 1.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.20% 15.63% 3.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 1
Average salary £42,500 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
LAN
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 Wakefield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
41 32 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 18.22% 29.36% 49.53%
Number of salaries quoted 27 27 47
Average salary £25,000 £38,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £27,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 August 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 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Business Development
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (12.50%) Windows NT
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
5 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
5 1 (12.50%) VoIP
5 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
5 1 (12.50%) HP
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) DHCP
5 1 (12.50%) VPN
5 1 (12.50%) DNS
5 1 (12.50%) Cisco
5 1 (12.50%) Avaya
5 1 (12.50%) SAN
5 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) Internet

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (12.50%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) WAN
2 1 (12.50%) DHCP
2 1 (12.50%) VPN
2 1 (12.50%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) SAN
2 1 (12.50%) Internet
2 1 (12.50%) MPLS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
2 1 (12.50%) Wireless
2 1 (12.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Account Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Installation Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
1 1 (12.50%) Celerra
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows NT
2 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (25.00%) Business Development
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Analytics
3 1 (12.50%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCSE
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) Terminal Server
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (12.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (12.50%) HP
2 1 (12.50%) EMC
2 1 (12.50%) Avaya
2 1 (12.50%) Symantec
2 1 (12.50%) VMware
2 1 (12.50%) WatchGuard
2 1 (12.50%) ProCurve
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco