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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 58 86 76
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 135 110 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.76% 2.91% 3.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.45% 17.11% 18.09%
Number of salaries quoted 114 88 62
Average salary £50,000 £43,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.27% +16.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £19,050
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
660 643 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.36% 17.00% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 530 505 379
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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.

1 224 (94.51%) LAN
2 146 (61.60%) Cisco
3 116 (48.95%) Cisco Certification
4 96 (40.51%) Firewall
5 86 (36.29%) CCNP
6 84 (35.44%) Microsoft
7 77 (32.49%) CheckPoint
8 75 (31.65%) ITIL
9 74 (31.22%) Active Directory
10 72 (30.38%) Windows
11 67 (28.27%) CCNA
12 62 (26.16%) Network Security
13 57 (24.05%) Cisco ASA
14 53 (22.36%) VPN
15 52 (21.94%) MS Excel
16 47 (19.83%) Incident Management
17 43 (18.14%) CCSP
18 40 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
19 38 (16.03%) MPLS
20 37 (15.61%) Windows Server 2003
20 37 (15.61%) Capacity Planning
21 36 (15.19%) VMware
22 34 (14.35%) CCSA
22 34 (14.35%) MS Exchange
23 33 (13.92%) BGP
23 33 (13.92%) Load Balancing
24 31 (13.08%) F5
25 29 (12.24%) DNS
26 28 (11.81%) Internet
26 28 (11.81%) OSPF

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 34 (14.35%) MS Exchange
2 17 (7.17%) Lync
3 12 (5.06%) SharePoint
4 9 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (3.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.95%) SAS
6 7 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (2.53%) IIS
8 2 (0.84%) Confluence
9 1 (0.42%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 52 (21.94%) MS Excel
2 14 (5.91%) MS Visio
3 10 (4.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.42%) SaaS
1 1 (0.42%) PaaS
1 1 (0.42%) Office 365
1 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 224 (94.51%) LAN
2 96 (40.51%) Firewall
3 62 (26.16%) Network Security
4 57 (24.05%) Cisco ASA
5 53 (22.36%) VPN
6 38 (16.03%) MPLS
7 33 (13.92%) BGP
8 29 (12.24%) DNS
9 28 (11.81%) OSPF
9 28 (11.81%) Internet
10 27 (11.39%) TCP/IP
11 25 (10.55%) SAN
11 25 (10.55%) Cisco PIX
12 20 (8.44%) EIGRP
12 20 (8.44%) Unified Communications
13 17 (7.17%) VoIP
14 14 (5.91%) Wireless
14 14 (5.91%) Spanning Tree
15 13 (5.49%) IPsec
15 13 (5.49%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (11.39%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.80%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (3.80%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (2.95%) MS Access
4 4 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (1.69%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.69%) Riak
4 4 (1.69%) MySQL
5 2 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.42%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.84%) JIRA
General
1 15 (6.33%) Retail
2 13 (5.49%) Finance
3 12 (5.06%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.69%) Legal
5 3 (1.27%) Games
5 3 (1.27%) Banking
6 2 (0.84%) Marketing
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 71 (29.96%) Network Engineer
2 47 (19.83%) Analyst
3 33 (13.92%) Senior Network Engineer
4 32 (13.50%) Architect
5 22 (9.28%) Support Analyst
6 21 (8.86%) Security Analyst
7 20 (8.44%) IT Support
8 18 (7.59%) Network Analyst
9 17 (7.17%) IT Support Analyst
9 17 (7.17%) Consultant
10 15 (6.33%) Network Consultant
10 15 (6.33%) Network Architect
10 15 (6.33%) Network Security Analyst
11 12 (5.06%) Infrastructure Architect
12 11 (4.64%) Cisco Architect
12 11 (4.64%) 2nd Line Support
12 11 (4.64%) Network Design Architect
13 10 (4.22%) Applications Support
14 9 (3.80%) Security Consultant
14 9 (3.80%) Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.38%) .NET
1 8 (3.38%) COM+
2 3 (1.27%) Web Services
3 2 (0.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.55%) Blackberry
2 15 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.91%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (5.49%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.38%) CMDB
6 7 (2.95%) Data Protection Act
6 7 (2.95%) NHS
7 5 (2.11%) Clustering
8 4 (1.69%) Replication
9 3 (1.27%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.84%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.42%) RMADS
11 1 (0.42%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 72 (30.38%) Windows
2 40 (16.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (15.61%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (10.97%) Windows 7
5 25 (10.55%) Linux
6 15 (6.33%) UNIX
7 14 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (3.80%) Mac OS
9 6 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (1.27%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.27%) AIX
11 2 (0.84%) Solaris
11 2 (0.84%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.42%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (31.65%) ITIL
2 47 (19.83%) Incident Management
3 37 (15.61%) Capacity Planning
4 33 (13.92%) Load Balancing
5 27 (11.39%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (10.97%) E-Commerce
6 26 (10.97%) Network Design
7 24 (10.13%) Network Architecture
8 19 (8.02%) Business Continuity
9 16 (6.75%) Project Management
10 15 (6.33%) BCP
10 15 (6.33%) Trend Analysis
10 15 (6.33%) Business Continuity Planning
11 12 (5.06%) Data Protection
12 10 (4.22%) Mentoring
12 10 (4.22%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.22%) Change Management
12 10 (4.22%) PRINCE2
12 10 (4.22%) TOGAF
13 9 (3.80%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 23 (9.70%) SQL
2 8 (3.38%) C#
2 8 (3.38%) C++
2 8 (3.38%) VBA
2 8 (3.38%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 116 (48.95%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (36.29%) CCNP
3 67 (28.27%) CCNA
4 43 (18.14%) CCSP
5 34 (14.35%) CCSA
6 25 (10.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (9.70%) CCSE
8 18 (7.59%) MCSE
9 17 (7.17%) CCIE
10 13 (5.49%) CCDA
10 13 (5.49%) CCDP
11 12 (5.06%) MCSA
12 11 (4.64%) ITIL Certification
12 11 (4.64%) HP ASE
13 8 (3.38%) Degree
14 7 (2.95%) CISSP
15 6 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 6 (2.53%) VCP5
15 6 (2.53%) ISEB
16 3 (1.27%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 16 (6.75%) PCI DSS
2 13 (5.49%) SLA
3 3 (1.27%) QA
4 1 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (31.22%) Active Directory
2 28 (11.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.22%) Terminal Services
4 8 (3.38%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.95%) vSphere
6 5 (2.11%) VMware ESX
7 4 (1.69%) Oracle RAC
8 3 (1.27%) XenApp
8 3 (1.27%) XenServer
8 3 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (2.53%) FortiGate
2 5 (2.11%) SCDPM
3 4 (1.69%) SCCM
4 3 (1.27%) SCOM
5 2 (0.84%) Cacti
5 2 (0.84%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (0.84%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (0.84%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.84%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (0.84%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.42%) OpenView
6 1 (0.42%) Nagios
6 1 (0.42%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.42%) Foglight
6 1 (0.42%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 146 (61.60%) Cisco
2 84 (35.44%) Microsoft
3 77 (32.49%) CheckPoint
4 36 (15.19%) VMware
5 31 (13.08%) F5
6 23 (9.70%) Juniper
6 23 (9.70%) HP
7 12 (5.06%) Citrix
7 12 (5.06%) Blue Coat
8 11 (4.64%) Huawei
9 8 (3.38%) Oracle
10 7 (2.95%) EMC
10 7 (2.95%) IBM
10 7 (2.95%) NetApp
10 7 (2.95%) Sourcefire
10 7 (2.95%) Alterian
10 7 (2.95%) Sophos
10 7 (2.95%) ArcSight
11 6 (2.53%) Brocade
11 6 (2.53%) Red Hat
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Salary and Benefits package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Bonus+OT+Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
International Personal Finance
Salary: Highly Competitive plus bonus, car allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £42000 - £44000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 8 days ago