The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 54 86 79
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 157 61 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.27% 2.36% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.21% 12.82% 17.95%
Number of salaries quoted 129 47 64
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
777 476 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.15% 18.44% 16.84%
Number of salaries quoted 591 355 320
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
West Yorkshire

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

WAN
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

WAN Salary Trend in Leeds

WAN
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

1 251 (94.72%) LAN
2 158 (59.62%) Cisco
3 146 (55.09%) Cisco Certification
4 144 (54.34%) Firewall
5 130 (49.06%) CCNP
6 90 (33.96%) Network Security
7 82 (30.94%) CheckPoint
8 76 (28.68%) MPLS
9 71 (26.79%) Cisco ASA
10 64 (24.15%) VoIP
10 64 (24.15%) ITIL
11 62 (23.40%) CCNA
12 61 (23.02%) Windows
13 52 (19.62%) Load Balancing
14 49 (18.49%) Incident Management
15 46 (17.36%) Microsoft
16 43 (16.23%) Capacity Planning
17 40 (15.09%) CCSP
18 38 (14.34%) TCP/IP
18 38 (14.34%) OSPF
19 37 (13.96%) E-Commerce
20 35 (13.21%) BGP
20 35 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
20 35 (13.21%) FWSM
20 35 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
21 33 (12.45%) VPN
22 28 (10.57%) Active Directory
23 27 (10.19%) CCIE
23 27 (10.19%) VMware
23 27 (10.19%) Network Design

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 24 (9.06%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (4.91%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.13%) Lync
6 3 (1.13%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.75%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.75%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.75%) IIS
8 1 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.38%) Apache
Applications
1 26 (9.81%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.53%) MS Office
3 4 (1.51%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.51%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 251 (94.72%) LAN
2 144 (54.34%) Firewall
3 90 (33.96%) Network Security
4 76 (28.68%) MPLS
5 71 (26.79%) Cisco ASA
6 64 (24.15%) VoIP
7 38 (14.34%) TCP/IP
7 38 (14.34%) OSPF
8 35 (13.21%) BGP
8 35 (13.21%) FWSM
9 33 (12.45%) VPN
10 24 (9.06%) Cisco IOS
11 20 (7.55%) Wireless
12 19 (7.17%) Multicast
13 18 (6.79%) Internet
14 16 (6.04%) EIGRP
15 13 (4.91%) PBX
15 13 (4.91%) SAN
16 11 (4.15%) DHCP
17 10 (3.77%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (6.04%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (1.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (1.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.38%) MySQL
4 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 21 (7.92%) Finance
2 12 (4.53%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.51%) Advertising
4 3 (1.13%) Legal
5 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 120 (45.28%) Network Engineer
2 53 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 51 (19.25%) Architect
4 50 (18.87%) Analyst
5 42 (15.85%) Support Analyst
6 30 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
6 30 (11.32%) Network Support
6 30 (11.32%) Network Analyst
7 25 (9.43%) Network Support Analyst
8 24 (9.06%) Senior Analyst
9 23 (8.68%) Senior Support Analyst
10 21 (7.92%) Senior Network Analyst
10 21 (7.92%) Senior Network Support
10 21 (7.92%) Senior Network Support Analyst
11 15 (5.66%) Network Architect
12 14 (5.28%) Support Engineer
13 13 (4.91%) Systems Manager
14 9 (3.40%) 2nd Line Support
15 8 (3.02%) IT Support Analyst
15 8 (3.02%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.75%) LAMP
2 1 (0.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.38%) .NET
2 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.06%) Clustering
2 17 (6.42%) Management Information System
3 15 (5.66%) Blackberry
4 13 (4.91%) CMDB
5 11 (4.15%) NHS
6 6 (2.26%) IVR
7 3 (1.13%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
8 2 (0.75%) RMADS
8 2 (0.75%) GIS
8 2 (0.75%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 61 (23.02%) Windows
2 35 (13.21%) Windows Server 2003
2 35 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (6.42%) UNIX
4 15 (5.66%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.40%) Linux
6 6 (2.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.89%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Vista
8 2 (0.75%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.75%) CentOS
9 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.38%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (24.15%) ITIL
2 52 (19.62%) Load Balancing
3 49 (18.49%) Incident Management
4 43 (16.23%) Capacity Planning
5 37 (13.96%) E-Commerce
6 27 (10.19%) Network Design
7 23 (8.68%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (8.68%) Project Management
7 23 (8.68%) Analytics
8 21 (7.92%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (6.04%) Network Architecture
10 15 (5.66%) Business Continuity
11 14 (5.28%) Supplier Management
12 13 (4.91%) EAI
12 13 (4.91%) SOA
12 13 (4.91%) ETL
12 13 (4.91%) CRM
12 13 (4.91%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (4.91%) WFM
12 13 (4.91%) Contact Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (5.28%) SQL
2 1 (0.38%) VB
2 1 (0.38%) VBA
2 1 (0.38%) C
2 1 (0.38%) C#
2 1 (0.38%) C++
2 1 (0.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 146 (55.09%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (49.06%) CCNP
3 62 (23.40%) CCNA
4 40 (15.09%) CCSP
5 27 (10.19%) CCIE
6 17 (6.42%) CCSE
7 14 (5.28%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (5.28%) Check Point Certification
8 11 (4.15%) MCSE
9 9 (3.40%) CCDP
10 8 (3.02%) Degree
11 7 (2.64%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (2.26%) CCSA
12 6 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 4 (1.51%) CCIP
13 4 (1.51%) CISSP
14 3 (1.13%) CCDA
15 2 (0.75%) CCVP
15 2 (0.75%) JNCIS
15 2 (0.75%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (8.30%) SLA
2 7 (2.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (10.57%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.51%) XenApp
5 3 (1.13%) vSphere
6 2 (0.75%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.75%) XenServer
7 1 (0.38%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.38%) Postfix
7 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (3.40%) ARCserve
2 2 (0.75%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (0.38%) SCCM
3 1 (0.38%) SCOM
3 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 158 (59.62%) Cisco
2 82 (30.94%) CheckPoint
3 46 (17.36%) Microsoft
4 27 (10.19%) VMware
5 23 (8.68%) Juniper
6 11 (4.15%) F5
7 10 (3.77%) SolarWinds
8 8 (3.02%) Fortinet
8 8 (3.02%) HP
8 8 (3.02%) Citrix
9 4 (1.51%) Capita
9 4 (1.51%) Apple
10 3 (1.13%) Nimsoft
10 3 (1.13%) Symantec
10 3 (1.13%) BT
11 2 (0.75%) SAP
11 2 (0.75%) Oracle
11 2 (0.75%) McAfee
11 2 (0.75%) Sage
11 2 (0.75%) Lotus
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum Expenses, Mobile Phone, Laptop, Pens
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Excellent salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £22500.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum dependent on level of experience
Posted: 7 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £50,000 + benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Oncall, Overtime
Posted: 10 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago