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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 17 30 12
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 13 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 9.16% 5.53% 12.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.00% 21.67% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 12
Average salary £42,000 £30,000 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +33.33%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
50 60 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 38.17% 25.53% 30.11%
Number of salaries quoted 41 54 26
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016, 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 15 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) Change Management
2 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL
2 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2
2 8 (53.33%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) NHS
2 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (53.33%) Data Management
2 8 (53.33%) Incident Management
2 8 (53.33%) Problem Management
2 8 (53.33%) Release Management
2 8 (53.33%) Time Management
2 8 (53.33%) Customer Engagement
2 8 (53.33%) ITIL V3
3 7 (46.67%) VMware
4 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
5 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (6.67%) VMware Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
3 1 (6.67%) MPLS
3 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.67%) VLAN
3 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 6 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) IT Manager
2 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
2 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Services Manager
2 8 (53.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 8 (53.33%) IT Operations Manager
2 8 (53.33%) IT Services Manager
2 8 (53.33%) Operations Manager
2 8 (53.33%) Service Manager
2 8 (53.33%) Service Operations Manager
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
3 3 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Support
3 3 (20.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Server Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Server Support Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Server Support
3 3 (20.00%) Windows Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Management Information System
1 8 (53.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
1 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Change Management
1 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
1 8 (53.33%) Customer Engagement
1 8 (53.33%) Data Management
1 8 (53.33%) Incident Management
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL
1 8 (53.33%) ITIL V3
1 8 (53.33%) PRINCE2
1 8 (53.33%) Problem Management
1 8 (53.33%) Release Management
1 8 (53.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 8 (53.33%) Time Management
2 5 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Vendors
1 7 (46.67%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) Cisco
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.67%) Mitel