The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 18 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.80% 3.39% 4.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.21% 10.81% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 4
Median salary £42,250 £36,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.75% +21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,900 £33,750 £22,250
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,650 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
33 37 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 32.04% 31.36% 22.66%
Number of salaries quoted 31 28 39
Median salary £37,000 £41,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.84% +27.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

The demand trend of job ads across the Wakefield region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

WAN
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

WAN Salary Trend in Wakefield

WAN
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Wakefield region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Wakefield

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wakefield region with a requirement for WAN.

1 13 (92.86%) LAN
2 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 11 (78.57%) HP
2 11 (78.57%) SAN
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 11 (78.57%) VMware ESX
2 11 (78.57%) SCCM
2 11 (78.57%) SCOM
2 11 (78.57%) vSphere
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (78.57%) vMotion
2 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
3 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (71.43%) SLA
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco
4 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 8 (57.14%) HP Storage
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
5 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
5 3 (21.43%) DHCP
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (21.43%) CCNA
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) LAN
2 11 (78.57%) SAN
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 1 (7.14%) ATM
5 1 (7.14%) BGP
5 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) Frame Relay
5 1 (7.14%) ISDN
5 1 (7.14%) MPLS
5 1 (7.14%) Network Security
5 1 (7.14%) OSPF
5 1 (7.14%) PPP
5 1 (7.14%) SDH
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (78.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 1 (7.14%) Law
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Technical Leader
2 3 (21.43%) Team Leader
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IP Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IP Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IP Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Service Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
1 8 (57.14%) HP Storage
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server
1 11 (78.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (71.43%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Server Building
3 2 (14.29%) BCP
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Process Management
3 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) High Availability
4 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) CCNA
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (7.14%) CCNP
3 1 (7.14%) CCSA
3 1 (7.14%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (71.43%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (78.57%) VMware ESX
1 11 (78.57%) vSphere
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
3 2 (14.29%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) SCCM
1 11 (78.57%) SCOM
1 11 (78.57%) vMotion
2 3 (21.43%) NetBackup
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) HP
1 11 (78.57%) VMware
2 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya
3 1 (7.14%) CheckPoint
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft