The table below looks at the statistics 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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 98 66
Rank change year-on-year
+57 -32
Permanent jobs citing WAN 193 60 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 5.07% 2.22% 3.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.49% 12.50% 21.19%
Number of salaries quoted 150 53 91
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% -1.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
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
942 480 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.72% 17.74% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 650 359 387
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 315 (96.04%) LAN
2 208 (63.41%) Cisco
3 196 (59.76%) Cisco Certification
4 187 (57.01%) Firewall
5 178 (54.27%) CCNP
6 120 (36.59%) Network Security
7 107 (32.62%) MPLS
8 100 (30.49%) CheckPoint
9 97 (29.57%) VoIP
10 88 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
11 81 (24.70%) Windows
12 78 (23.78%) CCNA
13 71 (21.65%) ITIL
13 71 (21.65%) Incident Management
14 67 (20.43%) CCSP
15 65 (19.82%) Capacity Planning
16 58 (17.68%) E-Commerce
17 57 (17.38%) Load Balancing
18 56 (17.07%) BGP
19 55 (16.77%) Microsoft
20 54 (16.46%) FWSM
21 48 (14.63%) OSPF
22 46 (14.02%) VPN
23 44 (13.41%) VMware
24 42 (12.80%) Active Directory
25 39 (11.89%) TCP/IP
26 36 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
26 36 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
27 34 (10.37%) MS Excel
28 30 (9.15%) CCIE

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 25 (7.62%) MS Exchange
2 18 (5.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (1.83%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.91%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.91%) IIS
6 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.30%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.30%) Apache
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (10.37%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.30%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 315 (96.04%) LAN
2 187 (57.01%) Firewall
3 120 (36.59%) Network Security
4 107 (32.62%) MPLS
5 97 (29.57%) VoIP
6 88 (26.83%) Cisco ASA
7 56 (17.07%) BGP
8 54 (16.46%) FWSM
9 48 (14.63%) OSPF
10 46 (14.02%) VPN
11 39 (11.89%) TCP/IP
12 23 (7.01%) EIGRP
13 22 (6.71%) Cisco IOS
13 22 (6.71%) PBX
14 21 (6.40%) SAN
15 20 (6.10%) Internet
16 19 (5.79%) Wireless
17 17 (5.18%) Multicast
18 9 (2.74%) HSRP
19 8 (2.44%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.57%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 19 (5.79%) Finance
2 14 (4.27%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.22%) Advertising
4 2 (0.61%) Legal
4 2 (0.61%) Retail
5 1 (0.30%) Marketing
5 1 (0.30%) Games
5 1 (0.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 178 (54.27%) Network Engineer
2 66 (20.12%) Architect
3 64 (19.51%) Senior Network Engineer
4 50 (15.24%) Analyst
5 38 (11.59%) Solutions Architect
5 38 (11.59%) Support Analyst
6 28 (8.54%) Network Analyst
7 27 (8.23%) Network Support
8 26 (7.93%) Support Engineer
9 19 (5.79%) Network Support Analyst
9 19 (5.79%) Network Architect
10 18 (5.49%) Senior Analyst
11 17 (5.18%) Senior Support Analyst
12 16 (4.88%) Senior Network Analyst
13 15 (4.57%) Senior Network Support
13 15 (4.57%) Senior Network Support Analyst
14 14 (4.27%) IT Support
15 11 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (3.35%) 2nd Line Support
15 11 (3.35%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.61%) LAMP
2 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.30%) .NET
2 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 26 (7.93%) Clustering
2 22 (6.71%) CMDB
3 20 (6.10%) Blackberry
4 14 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.74%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.44%) IVR
7 2 (0.61%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.61%) GIS
7 2 (0.61%) RMADS
7 2 (0.61%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.30%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.30%) User Experience
8 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.30%) NHS
8 1 (0.30%) PKI
8 1 (0.30%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 81 (24.70%) Windows
2 36 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
2 36 (10.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (8.54%) UNIX
4 23 (7.01%) Windows 7
5 9 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (2.44%) Linux
7 3 (0.91%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.61%) CentOS
9 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.30%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (21.65%) ITIL
1 71 (21.65%) Incident Management
2 65 (19.82%) Capacity Planning
3 58 (17.68%) E-Commerce
4 57 (17.38%) Load Balancing
5 27 (8.23%) Project Management
6 26 (7.93%) Network Design
7 23 (7.01%) Enterprise Architecture
7 23 (7.01%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (7.01%) Analytics
7 23 (7.01%) Mentoring
8 22 (6.71%) WFM
8 22 (6.71%) EAI
8 22 (6.71%) SOA
8 22 (6.71%) ETL
8 22 (6.71%) CRM
8 22 (6.71%) Contact Management
9 18 (5.49%) Asset Management
10 16 (4.88%) PRINCE2
11 15 (4.57%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.05%) SQL
2 2 (0.61%) VB
2 2 (0.61%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.30%) C#
Qualifications
1 196 (59.76%) Cisco Certification
2 178 (54.27%) CCNP
3 78 (23.78%) CCNA
4 67 (20.43%) CCSP
5 30 (9.15%) CCIE
6 21 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (5.49%) MCSE
8 15 (4.57%) CCSE
9 11 (3.35%) Check Point Certification
10 10 (3.05%) CCDP
11 9 (2.74%) CCSA
12 7 (2.13%) CCVP
12 7 (2.13%) Degree
12 7 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
12 7 (2.13%) CCDA
13 6 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (1.52%) MCSA
15 4 (1.22%) CCIP
16 3 (0.91%) MCP
16 3 (0.91%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.93%) SLA
2 11 (3.35%) PCI DSS
3 5 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 42 (12.80%) Active Directory
2 19 (5.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.74%) XenApp
4 8 (2.44%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.61%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.61%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.61%) XenServer
5 2 (0.61%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.91%) SCCM
1 3 (0.91%) McAfee ePO
1 3 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (0.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (0.30%) SCOM
2 1 (0.30%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.30%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.30%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 208 (63.41%) Cisco
2 100 (30.49%) CheckPoint
3 55 (16.77%) Microsoft
4 44 (13.41%) VMware
5 20 (6.10%) Juniper
6 18 (5.49%) SolarWinds
7 13 (3.96%) Citrix
8 12 (3.66%) F5
9 9 (2.74%) HP
10 8 (2.44%) Fortinet
11 7 (2.13%) Riverbed
12 6 (1.83%) Capita
12 6 (1.83%) SAP
13 5 (1.52%) Dell
14 4 (1.22%) Apple
14 4 (1.22%) Symantec
15 3 (0.91%) McAfee
15 3 (0.91%) Oracle
15 3 (0.91%) Avaya
16 2 (0.61%) Sun
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 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: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Wright Consultancy
Salary: £34,000 - £39,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £84000 - £90000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Larson Group
Salary: benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago