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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 22 16 11
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 7.04% 5.75% 13.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.86% 23.81% 48.72%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 19
Average salary £30,000 £22,500 £22,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £22,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £46,000 £27,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
58 21 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 27.23% 24.14% 28.06%
Number of salaries quoted 53 19 37
Average salary £31,000 £22,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.77% -35.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £20,500 £21,200
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £42,500 £46,000
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 3 March 2015, 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 19 (86.36%) LAN
2 13 (59.09%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) VoIP
4 10 (45.45%) VMware
5 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 9 (40.91%) Citrix
5 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (36.36%) Firewall
7 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
7 7 (31.82%) Cisco
7 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
7 7 (31.82%) VPN
7 7 (31.82%) MCSA
8 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 6 (27.27%) HTML
8 6 (27.27%) WSUS
8 6 (27.27%) WatchGuard
9 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
9 5 (22.73%) SLA
10 4 (18.18%) CCNP
10 4 (18.18%) CCNA
10 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (18.18%) MS Office
11 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
11 3 (13.64%) SNMP
11 3 (13.64%) CCSA
11 3 (13.64%) CCSE

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 9 (40.91%) MS Exchange
2 8 (36.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.09%) Lync
3 2 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 6 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 4 (18.18%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (86.36%) LAN
2 12 (54.55%) VoIP
3 8 (36.36%) Firewall
4 7 (31.82%) TCP/IP
4 7 (31.82%) VPN
5 3 (13.64%) SNMP
5 3 (13.64%) Wireless
5 3 (13.64%) WAAS
6 2 (9.09%) IPsec
6 2 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (9.09%) DNS
6 2 (9.09%) MPLS
6 2 (9.09%) DHCP
7 1 (4.55%) PBX
7 1 (4.55%) OSPF
7 1 (4.55%) EIGRP
7 1 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.55%) VLAN
7 1 (4.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) Technical Support
1 7 (31.82%) Administrator
1 7 (31.82%) IT Administrator
2 3 (13.64%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Analyst
2 3 (13.64%) Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
2 3 (13.64%) Sales Consultant
2 3 (13.64%) IT Support
3 2 (9.09%) Network Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) Project Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Desktop Support
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.55%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (27.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
1 1 (4.55%) Replication
1 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (4.55%) ITIL
1 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
1 1 (4.55%) Project Management
1 1 (4.55%) Change Management
1 1 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (31.82%) MCSA
3 4 (18.18%) CCNP
3 4 (18.18%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (13.64%) CCSA
4 3 (13.64%) CCSE
5 1 (4.55%) MCDST
5 1 (4.55%) MCITP
5 1 (4.55%) MCP
5 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (31.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Terminal Services
3 1 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (27.27%) WSUS
2 1 (4.55%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (4.55%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Citrix
3 7 (31.82%) Cisco
4 6 (27.27%) WatchGuard
5 3 (13.64%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.55%) Symantec
6 1 (4.55%) HP
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.55%) Mitel
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago