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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 59 87
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +28
Permanent jobs citing WAN 141 153 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.04% 4.16% 2.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.52% 19.92% 13.15%
Number of salaries quoted 125 125 47
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £22,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
575 768 464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 16.49% 20.88% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 488 586 348
Average salary £44,000 £40,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +12.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 254 (93.04%) LAN
2 200 (73.26%) Cisco
3 148 (54.21%) Cisco Certification
4 105 (38.46%) CheckPoint
5 102 (37.36%) Firewall
6 89 (32.60%) Microsoft
7 85 (31.14%) ITIL
8 80 (29.30%) CCNP
9 75 (27.47%) Windows
10 71 (26.01%) CCNA
10 71 (26.01%) Network Security
11 63 (23.08%) VPN
12 62 (22.71%) Active Directory
13 59 (21.61%) F5
14 58 (21.25%) HP
15 57 (20.88%) Load Balancing
16 53 (19.41%) Cisco ASA
16 53 (19.41%) Wireless
17 51 (18.68%) MS Excel
17 51 (18.68%) VMware
18 49 (17.95%) Incident Management
18 49 (17.95%) SQL Server
19 47 (17.22%) Unified Communications
20 46 (16.85%) Network Design
21 43 (15.75%) MPLS
22 42 (15.38%) Wireless Security
23 41 (15.02%) VMware Infrastructure
24 39 (14.29%) HP ASE
24 39 (14.29%) Huawei
25 38 (13.92%) Linux

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 36 (13.19%) MS Exchange
2 35 (12.82%) Lync
3 9 (3.30%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.20%) OpenStack
5 4 (1.47%) IIS
6 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.73%) Confluence
7 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.37%) SAS
7 1 (0.37%) CMS
Applications
1 51 (18.68%) MS Excel
2 26 (9.52%) MS Visio
3 20 (7.33%) MS Office
4 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Line 500
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.37%) SaaS
1 1 (0.37%) PaaS
1 1 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 254 (93.04%) LAN
2 102 (37.36%) Firewall
3 71 (26.01%) Network Security
4 63 (23.08%) VPN
5 53 (19.41%) Wireless
5 53 (19.41%) Cisco ASA
6 47 (17.22%) Unified Communications
7 43 (15.75%) MPLS
8 42 (15.38%) Wireless Security
9 37 (13.55%) DNS
9 37 (13.55%) TCP/IP
10 30 (10.99%) SAN
11 28 (10.26%) BGP
12 24 (8.79%) Cisco PIX
13 19 (6.96%) NAS
13 19 (6.96%) OSPF
14 16 (5.86%) Internet
14 16 (5.86%) EIGRP
15 15 (5.49%) VoIP
15 15 (5.49%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (17.95%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.59%) MySQL
3 12 (4.40%) NoSQL
4 11 (4.03%) Riak
4 11 (4.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (1.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.37%) MS Access
7 1 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.37%) OLTP
7 1 (0.37%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.73%) JIRA
General
1 13 (4.76%) Finance
2 12 (4.40%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.93%) Retail
4 5 (1.83%) Games
5 3 (1.10%) Law
6 2 (0.73%) Legal
6 2 (0.73%) Marketing
7 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 76 (27.84%) Network Engineer
2 60 (21.98%) Architect
3 38 (13.92%) Network Architect
4 36 (13.19%) Cisco Architect
4 36 (13.19%) Network Design Architect
5 33 (12.09%) Senior Network Engineer
6 31 (11.36%) Analyst
7 25 (9.16%) Consultant
8 24 (8.79%) Network Consultant
9 23 (8.42%) Communications Engineer
10 17 (6.23%) Infrastructure Architect
10 17 (6.23%) Unified Communications Engineer
11 16 (5.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 16 (5.86%) Security Consultant
12 15 (5.49%) Network Security Consultant
13 11 (4.03%) IT Support
13 11 (4.03%) Support Analyst
14 10 (3.66%) Infrastructure Analyst
14 10 (3.66%) Network Analyst
14 10 (3.66%) Network Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.83%) CSS
2 3 (1.10%) Middleware
3 2 (0.73%) VXML
3 2 (0.73%) RESTful
3 2 (0.73%) COM+
3 2 (0.73%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.73%) .NET
3 2 (0.73%) Web Services
4 1 (0.37%) XSD
4 1 (0.37%) WAP
4 1 (0.37%) WSDL
4 1 (0.37%) J2EE
4 1 (0.37%) SOAP
4 1 (0.37%) REST
4 1 (0.37%) Java EE
4 1 (0.37%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (13.55%) Data Centre
2 31 (11.36%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (3.66%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.20%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.10%) IVR
7 2 (0.73%) Statistics
7 2 (0.73%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.73%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.37%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.37%) NHS
8 1 (0.37%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.37%) ASIC
8 1 (0.37%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 75 (27.47%) Windows
2 38 (13.92%) Linux
3 21 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (7.33%) UNIX
5 17 (6.23%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (6.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.03%) Windows 7
6 11 (4.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (2.93%) Solaris
7 8 (2.93%) AIX
8 6 (2.20%) HPUX
9 4 (1.47%) Mac OS
10 3 (1.10%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.73%) Debian
11 2 (0.73%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.73%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.73%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (31.14%) ITIL
2 57 (20.88%) Load Balancing
3 49 (17.95%) Incident Management
4 46 (16.85%) Network Design
5 27 (9.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 26 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
7 25 (9.16%) E-Commerce
8 20 (7.33%) Project Management
9 16 (5.86%) TOGAF
9 16 (5.86%) Mentoring
10 15 (5.49%) Business Continuity Planning
10 15 (5.49%) Business Continuity
10 15 (5.49%) BCP
11 12 (4.40%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.40%) Coaching
12 11 (4.03%) Network Architecture
13 10 (3.66%) Cyber Security
14 9 (3.30%) Root Cause Analysis
14 9 (3.30%) Agile Software Development
15 8 (2.93%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (8.42%) SQL
2 4 (1.47%) Java
3 2 (0.73%) C#
3 2 (0.73%) C++
3 2 (0.73%) VBA
3 2 (0.73%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.37%) Python
4 1 (0.37%) C
Qualifications
1 148 (54.21%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (29.30%) CCNP
3 71 (26.01%) CCNA
4 39 (14.29%) HP ASE
5 37 (13.55%) CCSP
6 23 (8.42%) CCSA
7 19 (6.96%) ITIL Certification
7 19 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 18 (6.59%) CCIE
9 16 (5.86%) CCSE
10 13 (4.76%) ISEB
11 12 (4.40%) CCDA
12 11 (4.03%) CCDP
13 9 (3.30%) Degree
14 6 (2.20%) CCVP
14 6 (2.20%) CCIP
15 5 (1.83%) MCSE
16 2 (0.73%) MCSA
16 2 (0.73%) MCP
17 1 (0.37%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.59%) SLA
2 13 (4.76%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.47%) QA
5 1 (0.37%) COBIT
System Software
1 62 (22.71%) Active Directory
2 41 (15.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.40%) VMware ESX
4 11 (4.03%) Oracle RAC
5 9 (3.30%) vSphere
6 6 (2.20%) KVM
6 6 (2.20%) XenServer
6 6 (2.20%) Xen
7 5 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
8 4 (1.47%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.37%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.20%) FortiGate
2 5 (1.83%) Cisco UCCX
2 5 (1.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.10%) SCOM
3 3 (1.10%) OpenView
4 2 (0.73%) Cacti
4 2 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.73%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.73%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.73%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.73%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.73%) SCCM
5 1 (0.37%) Nagios
5 1 (0.37%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.37%) Foglight
5 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.37%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 200 (73.26%) Cisco
2 105 (38.46%) CheckPoint
3 89 (32.60%) Microsoft
4 59 (21.61%) F5
5 58 (21.25%) HP
6 51 (18.68%) VMware
7 39 (14.29%) Huawei
8 23 (8.42%) Oracle
9 22 (8.06%) Juniper
10 15 (5.49%) NetApp
11 14 (5.13%) Red Hat
11 14 (5.13%) IBM
12 12 (4.40%) Citrix
13 11 (4.03%) EMC
13 11 (4.03%) Infoblox
14 9 (3.30%) Tandberg
15 8 (2.93%) Blue Coat
16 7 (2.56%) Avaya
17 6 (2.20%) Sourcefire
17 6 (2.20%) Brocade
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago