The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Wakefield region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 18 31
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 11 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 1.53% 9.24% 3.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.68% 32.35% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 4
Average salary £41,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.16% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,100 £25,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,300 £37,100 £37,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
31 34 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 15.82% 28.57% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 43
Average salary £25,000 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.21% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,450 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
West Yorkshire

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 1 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 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Time Management
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
5 2 (22.22%) MPLS
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (22.22%) MCSE
5 2 (22.22%) SQL
5 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
5 2 (22.22%) MS Exchange
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) SAN
5 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (22.22%) Lync
6 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (11.11%) Analytics
6 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (22.22%) MS Exchange
1 2 (22.22%) Lync
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) MPLS
2 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 1 (11.11%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (11.11%) NAS
3 1 (11.11%) VoIP
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Firewall
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
3 1 (11.11%) IPsec
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
3 1 (11.11%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
2 2 (22.22%) Sales Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Installation Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) IT Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
1 1 (11.11%) Replication
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
1 1 (11.11%) Celerra
1 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows XP
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows NT
3 1 (11.11%) Debian
3 1 (11.11%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
2 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Analytics
3 1 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
3 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
3 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (11.11%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) C
2 1 (11.11%) C++
2 1 (11.11%) Perl
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 1 (11.11%) Postfix
2 1 (11.11%) vSphere
2 1 (11.11%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (11.11%) Terminal Server
2 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
2 1 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) ProCurve
4 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
4 1 (11.11%) Sage
4 1 (11.11%) EMC
4 1 (11.11%) Symantec
4 1 (11.11%) Avaya
4 1 (11.11%) WatchGuard