The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
West Yorkshire / Wakefield
Rank 24 18 24
Rank change year-on-year -6 +6  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wakefield 3.94% 10.56% 6.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.11% 26.79% 25.53%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 8
Median salary £26,000 £42,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.09% +40.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wakefield with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wakefield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 45 56 47
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wakefield 35.43% 39.44% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 41 43 43
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £19,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £48,500 £42,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Wakefield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wakefield citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Wakefield

WAN
Salary Trend in Wakefield

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Wakefield.

Salary trend for WAN in Wakefield

WAN
Salary Histogram in Wakefield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Wakefield over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Wakefield

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 22 March 2017, 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 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 7 (63.64%) Cisco
2 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 6 (54.55%) vMotion
3 6 (54.55%) vSphere
3 6 (54.55%) SCCM
3 6 (54.55%) SCOM
3 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
3 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
3 6 (54.55%) HP
3 6 (54.55%) SAN
3 6 (54.55%) SLA
4 5 (45.45%) HP Storage
4 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
5 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 3 (27.27%) Avaya
6 3 (27.27%) Law
7 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
7 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 2 (18.18%) DNS
7 2 (18.18%) DHCP
8 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers

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 6 (54.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) LAN
2 6 (54.55%) SAN
3 2 (18.18%) DHCP
3 2 (18.18%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) ATM
4 1 (9.09%) BGP
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) Frame Relay
4 1 (9.09%) Internet
4 1 (9.09%) ISDN
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) Network Security
4 1 (9.09%) OSPF
4 1 (9.09%) PPP
4 1 (9.09%) SDH
4 1 (9.09%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (27.27%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Service Desk Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Team Leader
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Leader
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) IP Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior IP Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior IP Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (45.45%) Data Centre
1 5 (45.45%) HP Storage
2 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) BCP
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Network Planning
2 1 (9.09%) Process Management
2 1 (9.09%) Server Building
2 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (54.55%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (54.55%) VMware ESX
1 6 (54.55%) vSphere
2 2 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
1 6 (54.55%) SCOM
1 6 (54.55%) vMotion
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (9.09%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Cisco
1 7 (63.64%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) Avaya