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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 60 92 76
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 150 62 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.09% 2.42% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.89% 13.11% 17.94%
Number of salaries quoted 122 47 61
Average salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
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
754 473 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 20.57% 18.48% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 577 355 310
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £23,000
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 23 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 248 (94.66%) LAN
2 151 (57.63%) Cisco
3 140 (53.44%) Cisco Certification
4 138 (52.67%) Firewall
5 122 (46.56%) CCNP
6 86 (32.82%) Network Security
7 83 (31.68%) CheckPoint
8 75 (28.63%) MPLS
9 70 (26.72%) ITIL
10 68 (25.95%) Cisco ASA
11 64 (24.43%) Windows
12 62 (23.66%) VoIP
13 58 (22.14%) CCNA
14 52 (19.85%) Load Balancing
15 47 (17.94%) Incident Management
15 47 (17.94%) Microsoft
16 42 (16.03%) Capacity Planning
17 40 (15.27%) Windows Server 2008
17 40 (15.27%) Windows Server 2003
18 39 (14.89%) TCP/IP
19 38 (14.50%) OSPF
20 37 (14.12%) CCSP
21 36 (13.74%) E-Commerce
22 35 (13.36%) VPN
23 34 (12.98%) BGP
23 34 (12.98%) FWSM
24 27 (10.31%) Network Design
24 27 (10.31%) CCIE
24 27 (10.31%) MS Excel
25 26 (9.92%) Active Directory

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 (9.16%) MS Exchange
2 17 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (6.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (4.96%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.15%) Lync
7 2 (0.76%) IIS
7 2 (0.76%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.38%) Apache
8 1 (0.38%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 27 (10.31%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.73%) MS Office
3 4 (1.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.38%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 248 (94.66%) LAN
2 138 (52.67%) Firewall
3 86 (32.82%) Network Security
4 75 (28.63%) MPLS
5 68 (25.95%) Cisco ASA
6 62 (23.66%) VoIP
7 39 (14.89%) TCP/IP
8 38 (14.50%) OSPF
9 35 (13.36%) VPN
10 34 (12.98%) BGP
10 34 (12.98%) FWSM
11 22 (8.40%) Cisco IOS
12 20 (7.63%) Wireless
13 19 (7.25%) Multicast
14 18 (6.87%) Internet
15 15 (5.73%) EIGRP
16 13 (4.96%) PBX
16 13 (4.96%) VPLS
17 12 (4.58%) VLAN
17 12 (4.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (8.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (2.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 20 (7.63%) Finance
2 13 (4.96%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.53%) Advertising
4 3 (1.15%) Legal
5 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (42.75%) Network Engineer
2 52 (19.85%) Architect
3 50 (19.08%) Analyst
4 49 (18.70%) Senior Network Engineer
5 43 (16.41%) Support Analyst
6 28 (10.69%) Solutions Architect
6 28 (10.69%) Network Analyst
6 28 (10.69%) Network Support
7 24 (9.16%) Network Support Analyst
8 23 (8.78%) Senior Analyst
9 22 (8.40%) Senior Support Analyst
10 20 (7.63%) Senior Network Analyst
10 20 (7.63%) Senior Network Support
10 20 (7.63%) Senior Network Support Analyst
11 17 (6.49%) Network Architect
12 13 (4.96%) Support Engineer
12 13 (4.96%) Systems Manager
13 9 (3.44%) 2nd Line Support
14 7 (2.67%) IT Support Analyst
14 7 (2.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.76%) LAMP
2 1 (0.38%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.38%) .NET
2 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (8.78%) Clustering
2 17 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 14 (5.34%) NHS
3 14 (5.34%) Blackberry
4 13 (4.96%) CMDB
5 6 (2.29%) IVR
6 5 (1.91%) Mathematics
7 3 (1.15%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.76%) GIS
8 2 (0.76%) RMADS
8 2 (0.76%) EqualLogic
9 1 (0.38%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
9 1 (0.38%) Thin Client
9 1 (0.38%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 64 (24.43%) Windows
2 40 (15.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 40 (15.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (6.49%) UNIX
4 14 (5.34%) Windows 7
5 9 (3.44%) Linux
6 8 (3.05%) Windows XP
7 6 (2.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.91%) Windows Vista
8 5 (1.91%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (0.76%) CentOS
10 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.38%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.38%) Debian
10 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (26.72%) ITIL
2 52 (19.85%) Load Balancing
3 47 (17.94%) Incident Management
4 42 (16.03%) Capacity Planning
5 36 (13.74%) E-Commerce
6 27 (10.31%) Network Design
7 22 (8.40%) Business Intelligence
7 22 (8.40%) Project Management
7 22 (8.40%) Analytics
8 21 (8.02%) Disaster Recovery
9 17 (6.49%) Network Architecture
10 15 (5.73%) Business Continuity
11 14 (5.34%) Supplier Management
12 13 (4.96%) WFM
12 13 (4.96%) Enterprise Architecture
12 13 (4.96%) Contact Management
12 13 (4.96%) CRM
12 13 (4.96%) EAI
12 13 (4.96%) SOA
12 13 (4.96%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 20 (7.63%) 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
1 140 (53.44%) Cisco Certification
2 122 (46.56%) CCNP
3 58 (22.14%) CCNA
4 37 (14.12%) CCSP
5 27 (10.31%) CCIE
6 17 (6.49%) CCSE
7 14 (5.34%) Check Point Certification
8 13 (4.96%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (3.82%) MCSE
10 9 (3.44%) CCDP
11 8 (3.05%) Degree
12 7 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (2.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (1.91%) CCSA
15 4 (1.53%) CISSP
15 4 (1.53%) CCIP
16 3 (1.15%) CCDA
17 2 (0.76%) MCSA
17 2 (0.76%) JNCIS
18 1 (0.38%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.16%) SLA
2 7 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 26 (9.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.91%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.15%) XenApp
4 3 (1.15%) vSphere
5 2 (0.76%) XenServer
5 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.38%) Xen
6 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.38%) Postfix
6 1 (0.38%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 9 (3.44%) ARCserve
2 2 (0.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.38%) SCCM
3 1 (0.38%) SCOM
3 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 151 (57.63%) Cisco
2 83 (31.68%) CheckPoint
3 47 (17.94%) Microsoft
4 23 (8.78%) VMware
5 22 (8.40%) Juniper
6 10 (3.82%) F5
7 9 (3.44%) SolarWinds
7 9 (3.44%) Fortinet
8 8 (3.05%) HP
9 6 (2.29%) Citrix
9 6 (2.29%) Nimsoft
10 4 (1.53%) BT
10 4 (1.53%) Capita
10 4 (1.53%) Apple
11 3 (1.15%) Symantec
12 2 (0.76%) McAfee
12 2 (0.76%) Lotus
12 2 (0.76%) Avaya
12 2 (0.76%) Oracle
12 2 (0.76%) Dell
Leeds, Yorkshire
Capita
Salary: Pension, Oncall, Overtime
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £50,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Oncall, Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + +Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Health + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £36,000 to £42,000 per annum Expenses, Mobile Phone, Laptop, Pens
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £1 per annum + Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago