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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 45 105 71
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -34
Permanent jobs citing WAN 187 54 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.91% 2.04% 3.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.13% 11.51% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 146 48 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 £21,750 £34,700 £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
929 469 511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 24.39% 17.69% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 648 348 393
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £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 22 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 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.

1 301 (95.25%) LAN
2 203 (64.24%) Cisco
3 188 (59.49%) Cisco Certification
4 180 (56.96%) Firewall
5 170 (53.80%) CCNP
6 118 (37.34%) Network Security
7 102 (32.28%) MPLS
8 97 (30.70%) CheckPoint
9 92 (29.11%) VoIP
10 85 (26.90%) Cisco ASA
11 78 (24.68%) Windows
12 77 (24.37%) CCNA
13 68 (21.52%) Incident Management
14 65 (20.57%) ITIL
15 63 (19.94%) CCSP
16 62 (19.62%) Capacity Planning
17 58 (18.35%) Load Balancing
18 55 (17.41%) E-Commerce
19 54 (17.09%) BGP
20 52 (16.46%) Microsoft
21 51 (16.14%) FWSM
22 46 (14.56%) OSPF
23 44 (13.92%) VPN
24 43 (13.61%) VMware
25 41 (12.97%) Active Directory
26 38 (12.03%) TCP/IP
27 37 (11.71%) Windows Server 2003
27 37 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
28 33 (10.44%) MS Excel
29 27 (8.54%) CCIE

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 22 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 (7.91%) MS Exchange
2 18 (5.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 15 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 15 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 6 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.95%) IIS
6 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.32%) Apache
7 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 33 (10.44%) MS Excel
2 12 (3.80%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.32%) SaaS
2 1 (0.32%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 301 (95.25%) LAN
2 180 (56.96%) Firewall
3 118 (37.34%) Network Security
4 102 (32.28%) MPLS
5 92 (29.11%) VoIP
6 85 (26.90%) Cisco ASA
7 54 (17.09%) BGP
8 51 (16.14%) FWSM
9 46 (14.56%) OSPF
10 44 (13.92%) VPN
11 38 (12.03%) TCP/IP
12 22 (6.96%) Cisco IOS
13 21 (6.65%) SAN
13 21 (6.65%) EIGRP
14 20 (6.33%) Internet
14 20 (6.33%) PBX
15 18 (5.70%) Wireless
16 17 (5.38%) Multicast
17 9 (2.85%) HSRP
18 8 (2.53%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.75%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.16%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.32%) Subversion
General
1 17 (5.38%) Finance
2 14 (4.43%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.27%) Advertising
4 2 (0.63%) Retail
4 2 (0.63%) Legal
5 1 (0.32%) Marketing
5 1 (0.32%) Games
5 1 (0.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 170 (53.80%) Network Engineer
2 63 (19.94%) Architect
2 63 (19.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 49 (15.51%) Analyst
4 38 (12.03%) Support Analyst
5 37 (11.71%) Solutions Architect
6 27 (8.54%) Network Analyst
6 27 (8.54%) Network Support
7 24 (7.59%) Support Engineer
8 19 (6.01%) Network Support Analyst
9 18 (5.70%) Network Architect
10 17 (5.38%) Senior Analyst
10 17 (5.38%) Senior Support Analyst
11 15 (4.75%) Senior Network Analyst
11 15 (4.75%) Senior Network Support
11 15 (4.75%) Senior Network Support Analyst
12 14 (4.43%) IT Support
13 11 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support
13 11 (3.48%) IT Support Analyst
14 10 (3.16%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.63%) LAMP
2 1 (0.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.32%) .NET
2 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.32%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (8.54%) Clustering
2 20 (6.33%) Blackberry
2 20 (6.33%) CMDB
3 14 (4.43%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (2.85%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.53%) IVR
6 2 (0.63%) RMADS
6 2 (0.63%) GIS
6 2 (0.63%) EqualLogic
7 1 (0.32%) User Experience
7 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.32%) NHS
7 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.32%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 78 (24.68%) Windows
2 37 (11.71%) Windows Server 2003
2 37 (11.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (7.28%) Windows 7
3 23 (7.28%) UNIX
4 9 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.53%) Linux
6 3 (0.95%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.63%) CentOS
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.32%) Android
8 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (21.52%) Incident Management
2 65 (20.57%) ITIL
3 62 (19.62%) Capacity Planning
4 58 (18.35%) Load Balancing
5 55 (17.41%) E-Commerce
6 27 (8.54%) Network Design
7 26 (8.23%) Project Management
8 24 (7.59%) Business Intelligence
8 24 (7.59%) Analytics
9 23 (7.28%) Mentoring
10 20 (6.33%) CRM
10 20 (6.33%) EAI
10 20 (6.33%) SOA
10 20 (6.33%) ETL
10 20 (6.33%) WFM
10 20 (6.33%) Enterprise Architecture
10 20 (6.33%) Contact Management
11 16 (5.06%) Asset Management
11 16 (5.06%) PRINCE2
12 15 (4.75%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.16%) SQL
2 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
2 2 (0.63%) VB
3 1 (0.32%) C#
Qualifications
1 188 (59.49%) Cisco Certification
2 170 (53.80%) CCNP
3 77 (24.37%) CCNA
4 63 (19.94%) CCSP
5 27 (8.54%) CCIE
6 19 (6.01%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (5.70%) MCSE
8 15 (4.75%) CCSE
9 11 (3.48%) Check Point Certification
10 9 (2.85%) CCDP
10 9 (2.85%) CCSA
11 7 (2.22%) Degree
12 6 (1.90%) CCVP
12 6 (1.90%) CCDA
12 6 (1.90%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (1.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 5 (1.58%) MCSA
14 4 (1.27%) CCIP
15 3 (0.95%) CISSP
15 3 (0.95%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.91%) SLA
2 9 (2.85%) PCI DSS
3 6 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (12.97%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.53%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.53%) XenApp
4 3 (0.95%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.63%) Terminal Services
5 2 (0.63%) vSphere
5 2 (0.63%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (0.95%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (0.95%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (0.95%) SCCM
2 1 (0.32%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.32%) ARCserve
2 1 (0.32%) SCOM
2 1 (0.32%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 203 (64.24%) Cisco
2 97 (30.70%) CheckPoint
3 52 (16.46%) Microsoft
4 43 (13.61%) VMware
5 22 (6.96%) Juniper
6 16 (5.06%) SolarWinds
7 12 (3.80%) Citrix
7 12 (3.80%) F5
8 10 (3.16%) HP
9 8 (2.53%) Fortinet
10 6 (1.90%) Riverbed
10 6 (1.90%) Capita
10 6 (1.90%) SAP
11 5 (1.58%) Dell
12 4 (1.27%) Apple
13 3 (0.95%) Oracle
14 2 (0.63%) LANDesk
14 2 (0.63%) Sun
14 2 (0.63%) IBM
14 2 (0.63%) Avaya
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