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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 86 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 91 122 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.50% 3.52% 3.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.31% 19.71% 20.16%
Number of salaries quoted 73 98 68
Average salary £45,000 £38,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.42% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
636 619 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.48% 17.86% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 502 436 368
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £21,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,400 £57,500 £47,500
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 2 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 March 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.

1 239 (96.76%) LAN
2 145 (58.70%) Cisco
3 137 (55.47%) Cisco Certification
4 124 (50.20%) CCNP
5 118 (47.77%) Firewall
6 84 (34.01%) Network Security
7 83 (33.60%) ITIL
8 70 (28.34%) Windows
8 70 (28.34%) CheckPoint
9 68 (27.53%) Microsoft
10 66 (26.72%) CCNA
11 65 (26.32%) CCSP
12 60 (24.29%) MPLS
12 60 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
13 53 (21.46%) Incident Management
14 52 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
15 51 (20.65%) Active Directory
16 47 (19.03%) VoIP
17 43 (17.41%) VPN
18 42 (17.00%) BGP
19 41 (16.60%) E-Commerce
20 40 (16.19%) MS Excel
21 35 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
22 33 (13.36%) OSPF
22 33 (13.36%) Windows Server 2003
23 32 (12.96%) UNIX
24 31 (12.55%) VMware
25 30 (12.15%) CCSA
26 27 (10.93%) Windows 7
27 24 (9.72%) Network Architecture

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 22 (8.91%) MS Exchange
2 10 (4.05%) SharePoint
3 8 (3.24%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.83%) SAS
5 6 (2.43%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.43%) IIS
6 5 (2.02%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.40%) Quickr
7 1 (0.40%) Lync
7 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.40%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 40 (16.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.40%) SaaS
1 1 (0.40%) PaaS
1 1 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 239 (96.76%) LAN
2 118 (47.77%) Firewall
3 84 (34.01%) Network Security
4 60 (24.29%) MPLS
4 60 (24.29%) Cisco ASA
5 47 (19.03%) VoIP
6 43 (17.41%) VPN
7 42 (17.00%) BGP
8 33 (13.36%) OSPF
9 23 (9.31%) SAN
9 23 (9.31%) Internet
10 22 (8.91%) PBX
11 21 (8.50%) EIGRP
12 20 (8.10%) TCP/IP
13 19 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
13 19 (7.69%) FWSM
14 17 (6.88%) DNS
15 13 (5.26%) Wireless
16 12 (4.86%) DHCP
17 10 (4.05%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (7.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
2 8 (3.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (2.83%) MS Access
3 7 (2.83%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.40%) MySQL
4 1 (0.40%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.40%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.40%) Riak
General
1 14 (5.67%) Finance
2 13 (5.26%) Retail
3 11 (4.45%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.62%) Games
4 4 (1.62%) Banking
5 2 (0.81%) Legal
6 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.40%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 103 (41.70%) Network Engineer
2 41 (16.60%) Analyst
3 36 (14.57%) Architect
4 26 (10.53%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (8.91%) Security Analyst
6 18 (7.29%) Support Analyst
6 18 (7.29%) IT Support
7 17 (6.88%) Solutions Architect
7 17 (6.88%) Network Analyst
8 16 (6.48%) Network Security Analyst
9 13 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
9 13 (5.26%) Support Engineer
10 11 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (4.45%) Network Architect
11 10 (4.05%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (4.05%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (3.24%) Applications Support
12 8 (3.24%) Consultant
12 8 (3.24%) Infrastructure Manager
13 7 (2.83%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.24%) .NET
1 8 (3.24%) COM+
2 3 (1.21%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 22 (8.91%) CMDB
2 21 (8.50%) Blackberry
3 10 (4.05%) Management Information System
3 10 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.83%) Clustering
4 7 (2.83%) Data Protection Act
5 6 (2.43%) Replication
5 6 (2.43%) NHS
6 4 (1.62%) PKI
7 2 (0.81%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.40%) Statistics
8 1 (0.40%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.40%) RMADS
8 1 (0.40%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.40%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 70 (28.34%) Windows
2 35 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (13.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 32 (12.96%) UNIX
5 27 (10.93%) Windows 7
6 16 (6.48%) Linux
7 11 (4.45%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (2.83%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.21%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.21%) AIX
10 1 (0.40%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (33.60%) ITIL
2 53 (21.46%) Incident Management
3 52 (21.05%) Capacity Planning
4 41 (16.60%) E-Commerce
5 24 (9.72%) Network Architecture
6 23 (9.31%) Enterprise Architecture
7 22 (8.91%) Network Design
7 22 (8.91%) Contact Management
7 22 (8.91%) Asset Management
7 22 (8.91%) EAI
7 22 (8.91%) SOA
7 22 (8.91%) ETL
7 22 (8.91%) CRM
7 22 (8.91%) Disaster Recovery
7 22 (8.91%) WFM
8 21 (8.50%) Change Management
8 21 (8.50%) Business Continuity
9 20 (8.10%) Load Balancing
10 15 (6.07%) Risk Assessment
11 14 (5.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (6.88%) SQL
2 8 (3.24%) C#
2 8 (3.24%) C++
2 8 (3.24%) VBA
2 8 (3.24%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.40%) VB
Qualifications
1 137 (55.47%) Cisco Certification
2 124 (50.20%) CCNP
3 66 (26.72%) CCNA
4 65 (26.32%) CCSP
5 30 (12.15%) CCSA
6 23 (9.31%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (8.50%) CCSE
8 20 (8.10%) CCIE
9 17 (6.88%) MCSE
9 17 (6.88%) CCDP
10 15 (6.07%) CCDA
11 11 (4.45%) MCSA
12 8 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
13 7 (2.83%) CISSP
14 6 (2.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (2.43%) VCP5
15 5 (2.02%) CCVP
16 3 (1.21%) JNCIA
16 3 (1.21%) JNCIS
16 3 (1.21%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (8.50%) PCI DSS
2 10 (4.05%) SLA
3 9 (3.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 51 (20.65%) Active Directory
2 22 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.64%) Hyper-V
3 9 (3.64%) XenApp
4 8 (3.24%) Terminal Services
5 7 (2.83%) vSphere
6 3 (1.21%) XenServer
7 2 (0.81%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.81%) UAG
8 1 (0.40%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.40%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (2.83%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (2.02%) SCDPM
2 5 (2.02%) SCCM
3 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.40%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 145 (58.70%) Cisco
2 70 (28.34%) CheckPoint
3 68 (27.53%) Microsoft
4 31 (12.55%) VMware
5 14 (5.67%) F5
6 13 (5.26%) Juniper
7 12 (4.86%) Citrix
8 11 (4.45%) HP
9 9 (3.64%) Blue Coat
9 9 (3.64%) Riverbed
9 9 (3.64%) SolarWinds
10 7 (2.83%) Alterian
10 7 (2.83%) Symantec
10 7 (2.83%) McAfee
11 6 (2.43%) NetApp
11 6 (2.43%) EMC
11 6 (2.43%) Cyber-Ark
11 6 (2.43%) Oracle
12 5 (2.02%) ArcSight
12 5 (2.02%) Sourcefire
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 65,000 + 5000 car and other benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds
International Personal Finance
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Package + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
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Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago