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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 19 25 38
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 6.93% 2.70% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.82% 8.82% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 4
Median salary £42,500 £33,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% +57.14%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +12.00%
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
22 34 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 21.78% 30.63% 16.94%
Number of salaries quoted 20 19 28
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% +21.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £19,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £41,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco
3 10 (58.82%) Windows
4 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
4 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
4 9 (52.94%) ITIL
4 9 (52.94%) HP
4 9 (52.94%) SAN
4 9 (52.94%) VMware
4 9 (52.94%) VMware ESX
4 9 (52.94%) SCCM
4 9 (52.94%) SCOM
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (52.94%) vSphere
4 9 (52.94%) vMotion
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (47.06%) SLA
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (41.18%) CCNA
6 7 (41.18%) Firewall
7 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
7 6 (35.29%) HP Storage
8 5 (29.41%) High Availability
8 5 (29.41%) Identity Access Management
8 5 (29.41%) CCSE
8 5 (29.41%) Wireless
8 5 (29.41%) CCSA
8 5 (29.41%) CCNP
8 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint

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 9 (52.94%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
2 9 (52.94%) SAN
3 7 (41.18%) Firewall
4 5 (29.41%) Internet
4 5 (29.41%) Wireless
5 4 (23.53%) DHCP
5 4 (23.53%) DNS
6 3 (17.65%) VPN
7 2 (11.76%) BGP
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (11.76%) EIGRP
7 2 (11.76%) IPsec
7 2 (11.76%) MPLS
7 2 (11.76%) Network Security
7 2 (11.76%) OSPF
7 2 (11.76%) PBX
7 2 (11.76%) VLAN
7 2 (11.76%) VoIP
7 2 (11.76%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Leader
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) IT Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Cisco Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior IT Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) SCCM Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
1 6 (35.29%) HP Storage
2 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (58.82%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) High Availability
2 5 (29.41%) Identity Access Management
3 3 (17.65%) Server Building
4 2 (11.76%) BCP
4 2 (11.76%) ITIL V3
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Process Management
4 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) CCNA
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (29.41%) CCNP
2 5 (29.41%) CCSA
2 5 (29.41%) CCSE
3 2 (11.76%) MCSE
3 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (47.06%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware ESX
1 9 (52.94%) vSphere
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 2 (11.76%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (11.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (52.94%) SCCM
1 9 (52.94%) SCOM
1 9 (52.94%) vMotion
2 3 (17.65%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco
2 9 (52.94%) HP
2 9 (52.94%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) CheckPoint