The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN 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
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 17 33
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 13 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 2.22% 11.93% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.20% 40.63% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 0
Average salary £42,500 £37,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.86% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
WAN
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

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Wakefield region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing WAN 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 WAN.

1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 3 (30.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
5 2 (20.00%) Business Development
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (20.00%) VPN
5 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
5 2 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) MCSE
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
5 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Lync
5 2 (20.00%) Time Management
6 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
6 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Wakefield region citing WAN 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 WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (20.00%) Lync
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 2 (20.00%) VPN
2 2 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (10.00%) Internet
3 1 (10.00%) MPLS
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) Wireless
3 1 (10.00%) IPsec
3 1 (10.00%) SSH
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (10.00%) NAS
3 1 (10.00%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (20.00%) Consultant
1 2 (20.00%) Account Manager
1 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Installation Technician
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (10.00%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Thin Client
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Replication
1 1 (10.00%) Fat Client
1 1 (10.00%) Celerra
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) Windows XP
2 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Debian
3 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (10.00%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Project Management
2 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (20.00%) Business Development
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Analytics
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
2 1 (10.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C++
2 1 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Postfix
2 1 (10.00%) vSphere
2 1 (10.00%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Terminal Server
2 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (10.00%) SCCM
2 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) HP
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (10.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) Avaya
4 1 (10.00%) Sage
4 1 (10.00%) Symantec