The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 91 65 52
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 76 139 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.78% 3.98% 4.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.51% 23.97% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 73 126 142
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £31,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £75,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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 Leeds region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
434 580 845
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 15.87% 16.59% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 382 487 621
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,722
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +0.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £62,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 Leeds region with a requirement for WAN.

1 127 (92.03%) LAN
2 74 (53.62%) Firewall
3 73 (52.90%) Cisco
4 70 (50.72%) Windows
5 59 (42.75%) VMware
6 56 (40.58%) Microsoft
7 50 (36.23%) Windows Server
8 49 (35.51%) Active Directory
9 47 (34.06%) Cisco Certification
9 47 (34.06%) VMware Infrastructure
10 43 (31.16%) CCNA
11 40 (28.99%) SQL Server
12 39 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 38 (27.54%) VPN
14 37 (26.81%) Citrix
15 36 (26.09%) Linux
16 34 (24.64%) CCNP
16 34 (24.64%) SAN
16 34 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
17 31 (22.46%) ITIL
18 27 (19.57%) MS Exchange
19 25 (18.12%) Windows 7
20 21 (15.22%) NetApp
20 21 (15.22%) TCP/IP
20 21 (15.22%) CheckPoint
20 21 (15.22%) XenDesktop
21 20 (14.49%) XenApp
21 20 (14.49%) Wireless
22 17 (12.32%) CCSE
22 17 (12.32%) NAS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 27 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (5.07%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.90%) IIS
3 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.17%) Apache
4 3 (2.17%) Confluence
5 2 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.45%) PrestaShop
6 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (10.87%) MS Office
2 4 (2.90%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Line 500
1 2 (1.45%) Magento
1 2 (1.45%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.07%) Office 365
2 4 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 127 (92.03%) LAN
2 74 (53.62%) Firewall
3 38 (27.54%) VPN
4 34 (24.64%) SAN
5 21 (15.22%) TCP/IP
6 20 (14.49%) Wireless
7 17 (12.32%) NAS
8 16 (11.59%) DNS
9 13 (9.42%) IP Telephony
10 11 (7.97%) DHCP
10 11 (7.97%) Internet
11 10 (7.25%) BGP
11 10 (7.25%) EIGRP
12 9 (6.52%) OSPF
13 8 (5.80%) MPLS
13 8 (5.80%) VoIP
13 8 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (5.07%) Cisco ASA
14 7 (5.07%) Skype
15 6 (4.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (28.99%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.59%) MySQL
3 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.17%) JIRA
2 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.72%) SonarQube
2 1 (0.72%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 14 (10.14%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.52%) Finance
3 7 (5.07%) Back Office
4 6 (4.35%) Games
5 4 (2.90%) Legal
6 2 (1.45%) Automotive
6 2 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 50 (36.23%) Network Engineer
2 32 (23.19%) Senior Network Engineer
3 30 (21.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 29 (21.01%) Cisco Engineer
5 24 (17.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 20 (14.49%) Analyst
7 17 (12.32%) IT Engineer
8 15 (10.87%) Support Analyst
9 14 (10.14%) Administrator
10 13 (9.42%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (8.70%) IT Support
11 12 (8.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 12 (8.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (7.97%) Linux Administrator
12 11 (7.97%) Linux Systems Administrator
13 9 (6.52%) Senior IT Engineer
13 9 (6.52%) VMware Engineer
14 8 (5.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 8 (5.80%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
14 8 (5.80%) Microsoft Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.45%) LAMP
2 1 (0.72%) ActiveMQ
2 1 (0.72%) CSS
2 1 (0.72%) HTML
2 1 (0.72%) Middleware
2 1 (0.72%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.72%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.97%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.07%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.62%) Blackberry
5 4 (2.90%) iPad
6 2 (1.45%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.45%) MPEG
6 2 (1.45%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.45%) Video on Demand
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 70 (50.72%) Windows
2 50 (36.23%) Windows Server
3 39 (28.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (26.09%) Linux
5 34 (24.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 25 (18.12%) Windows 7
7 15 (10.87%) Unix
8 11 (7.97%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (4.35%) Windows XP
10 5 (3.62%) Android
10 5 (3.62%) Apple iOS
10 5 (3.62%) Mac OS X
10 5 (3.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.62%) Windows Vista
11 4 (2.90%) Debian
11 4 (2.90%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.72%) AIX
12 1 (0.72%) CentOS
12 1 (0.72%) HPUX
12 1 (0.72%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.46%) ITIL
2 13 (9.42%) DevOps
2 13 (9.42%) High Availability
3 12 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (7.25%) Identity Access Management
5 9 (6.52%) PRINCE2
6 8 (5.80%) ITIL V3
6 8 (5.80%) Mentoring
7 7 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (4.35%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 6 (4.35%) Project Management
9 5 (3.62%) Load Balancing
9 5 (3.62%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (3.62%) Network Management
9 5 (3.62%) Service Management
10 4 (2.90%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (2.90%) Capacity Management
10 4 (2.90%) Service Delivery
10 4 (2.90%) Validation
10 4 (2.90%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (8.70%) Bash Shell
1 12 (8.70%) Python
1 12 (8.70%) Ruby
2 9 (6.52%) SQL
3 2 (1.45%) C++
3 2 (1.45%) Perl
3 2 (1.45%) PHP
3 2 (1.45%) VB
3 2 (1.45%) VBA
4 1 (0.72%) Java
Qualifications
1 47 (34.06%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (31.16%) CCNA
3 34 (24.64%) CCNP
4 17 (12.32%) CCSE
5 13 (9.42%) CCSA
6 6 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
6 6 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (4.35%) MCSE
6 6 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (2.90%) CCA
7 4 (2.90%) Check Point Certification
7 4 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (2.17%) CCSP
8 3 (2.17%) ISEB
9 2 (1.45%) CCDA
9 2 (1.45%) CCDP
9 2 (1.45%) CCIE
9 2 (1.45%) MCSA
9 2 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.25%) SLA
2 3 (2.17%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 49 (35.51%) Active Directory
2 47 (34.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (15.22%) XenDesktop
4 20 (14.49%) XenApp
5 13 (9.42%) KVM
5 13 (9.42%) Xen
6 9 (6.52%) Hyper-V
7 4 (2.90%) vSphere
8 3 (2.17%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (2.17%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.45%) OpenSIPS
9 2 (1.45%) Postfix
9 2 (1.45%) SpamAssassin
9 2 (1.45%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.45%) VMware Server
9 2 (1.45%) XenServer
10 1 (0.72%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (8.70%) Cobbler
1 12 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (8.70%) Puppet
1 12 (8.70%) Tivoli
2 3 (2.17%) XenMobile
3 2 (1.45%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.45%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 73 (52.90%) Cisco
2 59 (42.75%) VMware
3 56 (40.58%) Microsoft
4 37 (26.81%) Citrix
5 21 (15.22%) CheckPoint
5 21 (15.22%) NetApp
6 16 (11.59%) Oracle
7 10 (7.25%) Juniper
8 6 (4.35%) Apple
8 6 (4.35%) F5
8 6 (4.35%) Mitel
9 5 (3.62%) HP
10 4 (2.90%) Avaya
10 4 (2.90%) IBM
10 4 (2.90%) Rackspace
10 4 (2.90%) Red Hat
10 4 (2.90%) SolarWinds
11 3 (2.17%) EMC
11 3 (2.17%) Infoblox
12 2 (1.45%) Sage
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