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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 34 15 24
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 8 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.43% 10.91% 6.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.05% 48.00% 36.84%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 5
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 £21,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,950 £22,500 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £40,500 £39,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
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
42 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 18.03% 22.73% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 16
Average salary £32,500 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £22,500 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £58,250 £50,000
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 18 December 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 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) SLA
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 5 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 4 (26.67%) MS Office
4 4 (26.67%) Firewall
4 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 3 (20.00%) Project Management
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 2 (13.33%) MCSE
6 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (13.33%) CCNP
6 2 (13.33%) CCNA
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) IPsec
6 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
6 2 (13.33%) Business Development
6 2 (13.33%) Lync
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (13.33%) DNS
7 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (6.67%) Windows 8

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 (13.33%) Lync
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) Wireless
3 3 (20.00%) VoIP
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) MPLS
4 2 (13.33%) IPsec
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) WAAS
5 1 (6.67%) VLAN
5 1 (6.67%) Network Security
5 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (6.67%) PBX
5 1 (6.67%) OSPF
5 1 (6.67%) EIGRP
5 1 (6.67%) SNMP
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
General
1 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (20.00%) Consultant
1 3 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (20.00%) IT Support
2 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Analyst
2 2 (13.33%) Account Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Sales Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) IT Administrator
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (6.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Vista
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 2 (13.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (13.33%) Business Development
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSE
1 2 (13.33%) CCNP
1 2 (13.33%) CCNA
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (6.67%) CCSA
2 1 (6.67%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Terminal Services
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (6.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) HP
3 1 (6.67%) Dell
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
3 1 (6.67%) Symantec
3 1 (6.67%) VMware
3 1 (6.67%) Mitel
3 1 (6.67%) SonicWALL
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £35000 per annum
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