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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 18 16 27
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 5.41% 9.79% 6.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.04% 25.00% 24.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 9
Median salary £42,000 £42,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,280 £36,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
46 56 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 41.44% 39.16% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 43 44 52
Median salary £37,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 26 February 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Wakefield

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 14 (93.33%) LAN
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (73.33%) vMotion
3 11 (73.33%) vSphere
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (73.33%) SCCM
3 11 (73.33%) SCOM
3 11 (73.33%) VMware ESX
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) MS Exchange
3 11 (73.33%) ITIL
3 11 (73.33%) Cisco
3 11 (73.33%) HP
3 11 (73.33%) SAN
4 10 (66.67%) SLA
5 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
5 8 (53.33%) HP Storage
6 4 (26.67%) DNS
6 4 (26.67%) DHCP
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) CCNA
7 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
7 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (73.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (93.33%) LAN
2 11 (73.33%) SAN
3 4 (26.67%) DHCP
3 4 (26.67%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) Firewall
4 2 (13.33%) Internet
4 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) ATM
5 1 (6.67%) BGP
5 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.67%) Frame Relay
5 1 (6.67%) ISDN
5 1 (6.67%) MPLS
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) OSPF
5 1 (6.67%) PPP
5 1 (6.67%) SDH
5 1 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (20.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Technical Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) SCCM Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 1 (6.67%) IP Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IP Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior IP Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior IP Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Data Centre
1 8 (53.33%) HP Storage
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
1 12 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 12 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Server Building
3 2 (13.33%) BCP
3 2 (13.33%) ITIL V3
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Process Management
3 2 (13.33%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) High Availability
4 1 (6.67%) Identity Access Management
4 1 (6.67%) Network Planning
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNA
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) CCNP
3 1 (6.67%) CCSA
3 1 (6.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (73.33%) VMware ESX
1 11 (73.33%) vSphere
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
3 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (13.33%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 11 (73.33%) SCCM
1 11 (73.33%) SCOM
1 11 (73.33%) vMotion
2 3 (20.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
2 11 (73.33%) Cisco
2 11 (73.33%) HP
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
4 1 (6.67%) Avaya
4 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint