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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 83 82 81
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 114 83 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.00% 2.98% 2.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.38% 17.70% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 91 61 63
Average salary £43,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.21% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
656 469 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.29% 16.85% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 514 375 380
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
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 18 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 229 (97.86%) LAN
2 145 (61.97%) Cisco
3 132 (56.41%) Firewall
4 118 (50.43%) Cisco Certification
5 84 (35.90%) CCNP
6 80 (34.19%) CheckPoint
7 72 (30.77%) MPLS
8 71 (30.34%) Network Security
9 67 (28.63%) ITIL
10 65 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
11 56 (23.93%) TCP/IP
12 54 (23.08%) VPN
13 53 (22.65%) Windows
14 49 (20.94%) VLAN
15 47 (20.09%) Network Architecture
16 46 (19.66%) OSPF
17 43 (18.38%) VoIP
18 42 (17.95%) CCNA
18 42 (17.95%) CCSP
18 42 (17.95%) Load Balancing
19 41 (17.52%) Incident Management
20 40 (17.09%) BGP
21 36 (15.38%) CCIE
22 35 (14.96%) Windows Server 2008
23 31 (13.25%) Microsoft
24 30 (12.82%) VPLS
25 28 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
25 28 (11.97%) HSRP
26 27 (11.54%) E-Commerce
27 26 (11.11%) FWSM

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 13 (5.56%) MS Exchange
2 9 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.28%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.28%) Lync
4 2 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.43%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (0.43%) IIS
5 1 (0.43%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.43%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (0.43%) Apache
5 1 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 25 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 13 (5.56%) MS Office
3 3 (1.28%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 229 (97.86%) LAN
2 132 (56.41%) Firewall
3 72 (30.77%) MPLS
4 71 (30.34%) Network Security
5 65 (27.78%) Cisco ASA
6 56 (23.93%) TCP/IP
7 54 (23.08%) VPN
8 49 (20.94%) VLAN
9 46 (19.66%) OSPF
10 43 (18.38%) VoIP
11 40 (17.09%) BGP
12 30 (12.82%) VPLS
13 28 (11.97%) HSRP
14 26 (11.11%) FWSM
15 24 (10.26%) Internet
16 22 (9.40%) Cisco PIX
17 21 (8.97%) Cisco IOS
17 21 (8.97%) RIP
18 20 (8.55%) Wireless
18 20 (8.55%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (7.26%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.43%) MySQL
General
1 15 (6.41%) Telecoms
2 14 (5.98%) Finance
3 12 (5.13%) Back Office
4 2 (0.85%) Marketing
4 2 (0.85%) Legal
4 2 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.43%) Advertising
5 1 (0.43%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 75 (32.05%) Network Engineer
2 59 (25.21%) Analyst
3 58 (24.79%) Architect
4 36 (15.38%) Support Analyst
4 36 (15.38%) Network Analyst
5 31 (13.25%) Network Architect
6 24 (10.26%) Solutions Architect
7 22 (9.40%) Senior Network Engineer
8 21 (8.97%) Senior Analyst
8 21 (8.97%) Network Support
8 21 (8.97%) Network Support Analyst
9 20 (8.55%) Senior Support Analyst
10 19 (8.12%) Senior Network Analyst
10 19 (8.12%) Senior Network Support
10 19 (8.12%) Senior Network Support Analyst
11 17 (7.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 16 (6.84%) Security Analyst
13 14 (5.98%) Network Security Analyst
14 12 (5.13%) Consultant
15 10 (4.27%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.43%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.84%) NHS
2 13 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 13 (5.56%) CMDB
3 10 (4.27%) Clustering
4 8 (3.42%) Blackberry
5 7 (2.99%) Mathematics
6 3 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.28%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.85%) IVR
8 1 (0.43%) RMADS
8 1 (0.43%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.43%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 53 (22.65%) Windows
2 35 (14.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (11.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (8.12%) UNIX
5 12 (5.13%) Windows XP
6 9 (3.85%) Windows Vista
7 7 (2.99%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (2.56%) Windows 7
8 6 (2.56%) Linux
9 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.43%) Debian
10 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.43%) CentOS
10 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (28.63%) ITIL
2 47 (20.09%) Network Architecture
3 42 (17.95%) Load Balancing
4 41 (17.52%) Incident Management
5 27 (11.54%) E-Commerce
6 26 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
7 25 (10.68%) Network Design
8 18 (7.69%) Network Management
9 17 (7.26%) ITIL V3
9 17 (7.26%) Project Management
10 15 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
11 14 (5.98%) CRM
11 14 (5.98%) Network Monitoring
11 14 (5.98%) Change Control
11 14 (5.98%) Trend Analysis
12 13 (5.56%) EAI
12 13 (5.56%) SOA
12 13 (5.56%) ETL
12 13 (5.56%) WFM
12 13 (5.56%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (7.69%) SQL
2 2 (0.85%) C
3 1 (0.43%) C++
3 1 (0.43%) Perl
3 1 (0.43%) VB
3 1 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 118 (50.43%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (35.90%) CCNP
3 42 (17.95%) CCNA
3 42 (17.95%) CCSP
4 36 (15.38%) CCIE
5 19 (8.12%) CCSE
5 19 (8.12%) Check Point Certification
6 15 (6.41%) CCSA
7 12 (5.13%) CCDP
8 7 (2.99%) CCDA
9 5 (2.14%) Degree
9 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (1.71%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (1.28%) CISSP
11 3 (1.28%) MCSE
12 2 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.85%) CEH
13 1 (0.43%) GCIA
13 1 (0.43%) GCIH
13 1 (0.43%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (5.13%) SLA
2 4 (1.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (8.97%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.14%) XenDesktop
4 5 (2.14%) vSphere
5 4 (1.71%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.43%) Xen
6 1 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (0.43%) XenApp
6 1 (0.43%) Postfix
6 1 (0.43%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 9 (3.85%) ARCserve
2 2 (0.85%) DameWare
2 2 (0.85%) OpenView
2 2 (0.85%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 145 (61.97%) Cisco
2 80 (34.19%) CheckPoint
3 31 (13.25%) Microsoft
4 12 (5.13%) VMware
5 11 (4.70%) Fortinet
6 9 (3.85%) Citrix
7 8 (3.42%) BT
7 8 (3.42%) HP
8 6 (2.56%) Juniper
9 5 (2.14%) NetApp
9 5 (2.14%) Nimsoft
10 4 (1.71%) Symantec
11 3 (1.28%) Mitel
12 2 (0.85%) Bomgar
12 2 (0.85%) ArcSight
12 2 (0.85%) F5
12 2 (0.85%) EMC
12 2 (0.85%) Blue Coat
13 1 (0.43%) Brocade
13 1 (0.43%) Tandberg
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £42,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £excellent + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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