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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 101 69
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -32
Permanent jobs citing WAN 184 55 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.88% 2.11% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.13% 11.73% 20.45%
Number of salaries quoted 147 43 82
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
871 469 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 23.10% 18.02% 17.60%
Number of salaries quoted 622 337 366
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £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 29 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 279 (94.90%) LAN
2 186 (63.27%) Cisco
3 163 (55.44%) Firewall
4 162 (55.10%) Cisco Certification
5 148 (50.34%) CCNP
6 105 (35.71%) Network Security
7 93 (31.63%) CheckPoint
8 90 (30.61%) MPLS
9 82 (27.89%) VoIP
10 80 (27.21%) Cisco ASA
11 75 (25.51%) Windows
12 67 (22.79%) CCNA
13 60 (20.41%) Incident Management
14 57 (19.39%) ITIL
15 56 (19.05%) Load Balancing
16 54 (18.37%) Capacity Planning
17 52 (17.69%) CCSP
18 48 (16.33%) Microsoft
19 47 (15.99%) E-Commerce
20 45 (15.31%) BGP
21 44 (14.97%) FWSM
22 40 (13.61%) Active Directory
22 40 (13.61%) OSPF
23 39 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
23 39 (13.27%) VMware
23 39 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
24 38 (12.93%) TCP/IP
25 37 (12.59%) VPN
26 30 (10.20%) MS Excel
27 27 (9.18%) Clustering

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 26 (8.84%) MS Exchange
2 19 (6.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (5.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (5.10%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.02%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.02%) IIS
7 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (0.68%) Apache
8 1 (0.34%) Lync
Applications
1 30 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 12 (4.08%) MS Office
3 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.68%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.36%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.34%) SaaS
2 1 (0.34%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 279 (94.90%) LAN
2 163 (55.44%) Firewall
3 105 (35.71%) Network Security
4 90 (30.61%) MPLS
5 82 (27.89%) VoIP
6 80 (27.21%) Cisco ASA
7 45 (15.31%) BGP
8 44 (14.97%) FWSM
9 40 (13.61%) OSPF
10 38 (12.93%) TCP/IP
11 37 (12.59%) VPN
12 24 (8.16%) Cisco IOS
13 21 (7.14%) Internet
14 19 (6.46%) SAN
14 19 (6.46%) EIGRP
15 17 (5.78%) PBX
16 16 (5.44%) Multicast
17 15 (5.10%) Wireless
18 11 (3.74%) DNS
19 9 (3.06%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.44%) SQL Server
2 8 (2.72%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.68%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 20 (6.80%) Finance
2 14 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.36%) Advertising
4 3 (1.02%) Legal
5 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.34%) Retail
5 1 (0.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 145 (49.32%) Network Engineer
2 59 (20.07%) Architect
3 58 (19.73%) Senior Network Engineer
4 51 (17.35%) Analyst
5 40 (13.61%) Support Analyst
6 37 (12.59%) Solutions Architect
7 29 (9.86%) Network Support
8 28 (9.52%) Network Analyst
9 21 (7.14%) Support Engineer
9 21 (7.14%) Network Support Analyst
10 20 (6.80%) Senior Analyst
11 19 (6.46%) Senior Support Analyst
12 17 (5.78%) Senior Network Analyst
12 17 (5.78%) Senior Network Support
12 17 (5.78%) Senior Network Support Analyst
13 16 (5.44%) Network Architect
14 13 (4.42%) IT Support
15 11 (3.74%) 2nd Line Support
15 11 (3.74%) IT Support Analyst
16 10 (3.40%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (0.68%) LAMP
2 1 (0.34%) .NET Framework
2 1 (0.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 1 (0.34%) .NET
2 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.18%) Clustering
2 20 (6.80%) Blackberry
3 17 (5.78%) CMDB
4 13 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 9 (3.06%) IVR
6 4 (1.36%) NHS
7 2 (0.68%) GIS
7 2 (0.68%) RMADS
7 2 (0.68%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 75 (25.51%) Windows
2 39 (13.27%) Windows Server 2003
2 39 (13.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (7.82%) Windows 7
4 20 (6.80%) UNIX
5 10 (3.40%) Linux
6 9 (3.06%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.36%) Windows XP
8 2 (0.68%) CentOS
8 2 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.34%) Debian
9 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.34%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (20.41%) Incident Management
2 57 (19.39%) ITIL
3 56 (19.05%) Load Balancing
4 54 (18.37%) Capacity Planning
5 47 (15.99%) E-Commerce
6 26 (8.84%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (8.84%) Project Management
6 26 (8.84%) Network Design
6 26 (8.84%) Analytics
7 17 (5.78%) WFM
7 17 (5.78%) Enterprise Architecture
7 17 (5.78%) Contact Management
7 17 (5.78%) CRM
7 17 (5.78%) EAI
7 17 (5.78%) SOA
7 17 (5.78%) ETL
8 16 (5.44%) PRINCE2
9 14 (4.76%) Network Architecture
10 13 (4.42%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (4.42%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (4.42%) SQL
2 3 (1.02%) VB
3 2 (0.68%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.34%) VBA
4 1 (0.34%) C
4 1 (0.34%) C#
4 1 (0.34%) C++
4 1 (0.34%) Perl
Qualifications
1 162 (55.10%) Cisco Certification
2 148 (50.34%) CCNP
3 67 (22.79%) CCNA
4 52 (17.69%) CCSP
5 20 (6.80%) CCIE
6 19 (6.46%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (5.78%) MCSE
8 16 (5.44%) CCSE
9 13 (4.42%) Check Point Certification
10 8 (2.72%) CCSA
10 8 (2.72%) Degree
11 6 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 6 (2.04%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (2.04%) CCDP
12 4 (1.36%) CISSP
12 4 (1.36%) MCSA
12 4 (1.36%) CCIP
13 3 (1.02%) CCDA
13 3 (1.02%) MCP
13 3 (1.02%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.50%) SLA
2 7 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 40 (13.61%) Active Directory
2 17 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.06%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.70%) XenApp
5 3 (1.02%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.02%) vSphere
6 2 (0.68%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.68%) XenServer
7 1 (0.34%) Postfix
7 1 (0.34%) Xen
7 1 (0.34%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 4 (1.36%) ARCserve
2 3 (1.02%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.02%) SCCM
3 2 (0.68%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.34%) SCOM
4 1 (0.34%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.34%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 186 (63.27%) Cisco
2 93 (31.63%) CheckPoint
3 48 (16.33%) Microsoft
4 39 (13.27%) VMware
5 23 (7.82%) Juniper
6 14 (4.76%) SolarWinds
7 12 (4.08%) F5
8 9 (3.06%) Citrix
8 9 (3.06%) HP
9 8 (2.72%) Fortinet
10 6 (2.04%) Capita
10 6 (2.04%) SAP
11 5 (1.70%) Dell
12 4 (1.36%) Apple
13 3 (1.02%) Avaya
13 3 (1.02%) Riverbed
13 3 (1.02%) Symantec
14 2 (0.68%) McAfee
14 2 (0.68%) LANDesk
14 2 (0.68%) Aruba
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