The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 93 126 104
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 68 56 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.59% 1.67% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.48% 13.11% 14.33%
Number of salaries quoted 49 54 76
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £32,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
332 427 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 12.67% 12.71% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 282 384 507
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for WAN.

1 109 (84.50%) LAN
2 84 (65.12%) Windows
3 79 (61.24%) Microsoft
4 76 (58.91%) Active Directory
4 76 (58.91%) Cisco
5 75 (58.14%) Windows Server
6 63 (48.84%) VMware
7 59 (45.74%) Firewall
8 55 (42.64%) SAN
9 41 (31.78%) Cisco Certification
10 40 (31.01%) Microsoft Certification
11 39 (30.23%) MS Exchange
11 39 (30.23%) SQL Server
12 38 (29.46%) DNS
13 37 (28.68%) VMware Infrastructure
13 37 (28.68%) Windows Server 2012
13 37 (28.68%) Data Centre
14 36 (27.91%) DHCP
15 34 (26.36%) Windows Server 2008
16 31 (24.03%) MPLS
17 30 (23.26%) CCNP
18 27 (20.93%) Telecoms
18 27 (20.93%) Juniper
19 26 (20.16%) Exchange Server 2010
20 25 (19.38%) Windows 7
21 24 (18.60%) ITIL
22 22 (17.05%) VPN
22 22 (17.05%) Citrix
23 21 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
23 21 (16.28%) MCSE

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 39 (30.23%) MS Exchange
2 26 (20.16%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (9.30%) IIS
4 4 (3.10%) CloudStack
4 4 (3.10%) OpenStack
5 3 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.78%) Confluence
6 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (12.40%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.65%) MS Office
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (4.65%) Office 365
2 3 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (1.55%) SaaS
4 1 (0.78%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 109 (84.50%) LAN
2 59 (45.74%) Firewall
3 55 (42.64%) SAN
4 38 (29.46%) DNS
5 36 (27.91%) DHCP
6 31 (24.03%) MPLS
7 22 (17.05%) VPN
8 14 (10.85%) NAS
9 13 (10.08%) BGP
9 13 (10.08%) OSPF
9 13 (10.08%) TCP/IP
10 12 (9.30%) Software-Defined Networking
11 11 (8.53%) VoIP
12 8 (6.20%) Asterisk PBX
12 8 (6.20%) Wireless
13 6 (4.65%) Internet
14 5 (3.88%) Network Security
14 5 (3.88%) VLAN
15 4 (3.10%) Ethernet
15 4 (3.10%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (30.23%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.85%) MySQL
3 1 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.78%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.78%) Riak
3 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.78%) JIRA
General
1 27 (20.93%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.33%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.55%) Finance
4 1 (0.78%) Back Office
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (24.81%) Network Engineer
2 29 (22.48%) Analyst
3 26 (20.16%) Support Analyst
4 22 (17.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 21 (16.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 19 (14.73%) Infrastructure Support
6 19 (14.73%) Senior Network Engineer
7 17 (13.18%) Support Engineer
8 15 (11.63%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 14 (10.85%) Technical Analyst
10 13 (10.08%) Cisco Engineer
10 13 (10.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 13 (10.08%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
10 13 (10.08%) Technical Support
11 12 (9.30%) Administrator
11 12 (9.30%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
11 12 (9.30%) Linux Administrator
11 12 (9.30%) Linux Systems Administrator
11 12 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (9.30%) Technical Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 37 (28.68%) Data Centre
2 3 (2.33%) Linux Command Line
2 3 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.55%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.55%) Fat Client
3 2 (1.55%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.78%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.78%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 84 (65.12%) Windows
2 75 (58.14%) Windows Server
3 37 (28.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (26.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (19.38%) Windows 7
6 19 (14.73%) Linux
7 14 (10.85%) Unix
8 8 (6.20%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (5.43%) Solaris
10 4 (3.10%) AIX
10 4 (3.10%) HPUX
11 2 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (1.55%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.78%) Android
12 1 (0.78%) CentOS
12 1 (0.78%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (18.60%) ITIL
2 21 (16.28%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (13.18%) Validation
4 15 (11.63%) Capacity Management
4 15 (11.63%) Network Management
5 14 (10.85%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (9.30%) Change Management
6 12 (9.30%) Service Management
7 11 (8.53%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (6.20%) Continuous Integration
8 8 (6.20%) DevOps
8 8 (6.20%) ITIL V3
9 7 (5.43%) Fault Analysis
9 7 (5.43%) High Availability
9 7 (5.43%) Network Design
9 7 (5.43%) Penetration Testing
9 7 (5.43%) Problem Management
10 4 (3.10%) Data Security
10 4 (3.10%) Load Balancing
10 4 (3.10%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.20%) Bash Shell
1 8 (6.20%) Python
1 8 (6.20%) Ruby
2 7 (5.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (31.78%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (31.01%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (23.26%) CCNP
4 21 (16.28%) MCSE
5 18 (13.95%) CCNA
6 17 (13.18%) MCSA
7 11 (8.53%) CCIE
8 6 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (3.88%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.33%) CCA
10 3 (2.33%) CCSA
10 3 (2.33%) CCSE
10 3 (2.33%) MCITP
10 3 (2.33%) VCAP
11 2 (1.55%) CCDA
11 2 (1.55%) CCEA
11 2 (1.55%) CCIP
11 2 (1.55%) CCSP
11 2 (1.55%) ISEB
11 2 (1.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.33%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.55%) SLA
System Software
1 76 (58.91%) Active Directory
2 37 (28.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (13.95%) Hyper-V
4 12 (9.30%) KVM
4 12 (9.30%) Xen
4 12 (9.30%) XenApp
5 9 (6.98%) OpenSIPS
5 9 (6.98%) Terminal Services
6 8 (6.20%) vSphere
6 8 (6.20%) XenDesktop
7 6 (4.65%) XenServer
8 3 (2.33%) VMware ESX
9 2 (1.55%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.78%) Docker
10 1 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (9.30%) SCCM
1 12 (9.30%) SCOM
2 9 (6.98%) WSUS
3 8 (6.20%) Cobbler
3 8 (6.20%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (6.20%) Puppet
3 8 (6.20%) Tivoli
4 6 (4.65%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.78%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.78%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.78%) vMotion
Vendors
1 79 (61.24%) Microsoft
2 76 (58.91%) Cisco
3 63 (48.84%) VMware
4 27 (20.93%) Juniper
5 22 (17.05%) Citrix
6 17 (13.18%) Oracle
7 16 (12.40%) Avaya
8 14 (10.85%) F5
8 14 (10.85%) HP
8 14 (10.85%) NetApp
9 12 (9.30%) Veeam
10 5 (3.88%) CheckPoint
10 5 (3.88%) Dell
10 5 (3.88%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (2.33%) 3PAR
11 3 (2.33%) CommVault
11 3 (2.33%) Nimble Storage
11 3 (2.33%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.55%) Infoblox
12 2 (1.55%) SonicWALL
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