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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Local Area Network (LAN)
Rank 20 24 10
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing LAN 11 3 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.19% 2.63% 18.79%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 34.38% 10.71% 46.67%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 28
Average salary £30,000 £40,500 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.92% +55.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
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
32 28 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 20.92% 24.56% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 30 24 54
Average salary £30,000 £25,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,400 £17,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing LAN across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

LAN Salary Histogram in Wakefield

LAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) WAN
3 15 (51.72%) VMware
4 13 (44.83%) VoIP
4 13 (44.83%) SLA
5 12 (41.38%) Windows 8
6 11 (37.93%) Enterprise Storage
6 11 (37.93%) SCCM
6 11 (37.93%) Migration
7 10 (34.48%) Firewall
8 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
8 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
8 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
10 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
10 7 (24.14%) VPN
10 7 (24.14%) MCSA
10 7 (24.14%) Citrix
10 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (20.69%) WSUS
11 6 (20.69%) HP
11 6 (20.69%) Dell
11 6 (20.69%) Cisco
11 6 (20.69%) CCNP
11 6 (20.69%) SAN
11 6 (20.69%) HTML
11 6 (20.69%) WatchGuard
12 5 (17.24%) CCNA
12 5 (17.24%) Microsoft

LAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 9 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 8 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.90%) Lync
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (55.17%) WAN
2 13 (44.83%) VoIP
3 10 (34.48%) Firewall
4 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
4 7 (24.14%) VPN
5 6 (20.69%) SAN
6 3 (10.34%) SNMP
6 3 (10.34%) WAAS
7 2 (6.90%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (6.90%) DNS
7 2 (6.90%) Wireless
7 2 (6.90%) IPsec
7 2 (6.90%) MPLS
7 2 (6.90%) PBX
8 1 (3.45%) DHCP
8 1 (3.45%) OSPF
8 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.45%) VLAN
8 1 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Technical Support
3 6 (20.69%) Administrator
3 6 (20.69%) IT Administrator
3 6 (20.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Project Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Desktop Support
7 1 (3.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Help Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (37.93%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 12 (41.38%) Windows 8
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.45%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.45%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Migration
2 7 (24.14%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL
3 1 (3.45%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (24.14%) MCSA
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (20.69%) CCNP
4 5 (17.24%) CCNA
5 3 (10.34%) CCSA
5 3 (10.34%) CCSE
6 1 (3.45%) MCDST
6 1 (3.45%) MCITP
6 1 (3.45%) MCP
6 1 (3.45%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
3 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) SCCM
2 6 (20.69%) WSUS
3 1 (3.45%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) VMware
2 7 (24.14%) Citrix
3 6 (20.69%) Cisco
3 6 (20.69%) HP
3 6 (20.69%) Dell
3 6 (20.69%) WatchGuard
4 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
5 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Symantec
6 1 (3.45%) Sophos
6 1 (3.45%) Mitel