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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 118 63 90
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +27
Permanent jobs citing WAN 58 136 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.80% 3.86% 3.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.00% 21.18% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 53 112 89
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +16.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
446 642 672
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.86% 18.24% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 364 511 529
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 April 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 120 (91.60%) LAN
2 90 (68.70%) Cisco
3 85 (64.89%) Firewall
4 65 (49.62%) Cisco Certification
5 56 (42.75%) CCNA
6 47 (35.88%) CCNP
7 46 (35.11%) VPN
8 40 (30.53%) Cisco ASA
9 36 (27.48%) Network Security
9 36 (27.48%) Windows
9 36 (27.48%) CheckPoint
9 36 (27.48%) Wireless
10 35 (26.72%) VMware
11 31 (23.66%) Active Directory
12 30 (22.90%) ITIL
13 28 (21.37%) Microsoft
14 23 (17.56%) BGP
14 23 (17.56%) Linux
14 23 (17.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (17.56%) Windows Server
15 22 (16.79%) MPLS
16 21 (16.03%) TCP/IP
17 19 (14.50%) Citrix
18 18 (13.74%) High Availability
19 17 (12.98%) Windows Server 2008
19 17 (12.98%) Project Management
20 16 (12.21%) CCIE
20 16 (12.21%) CCSP
20 16 (12.21%) SQL Server
21 15 (11.45%) Incident Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 8 (6.11%) MS Exchange
2 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (4.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (3.05%) IIS
4 2 (1.53%) Apache
4 2 (1.53%) CloudStack
4 2 (1.53%) JBoss
4 2 (1.53%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.53%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.53%) Skype for Business
4 2 (1.53%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.53%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.76%) Confluence
5 1 (0.76%) PrestaShop
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (6.87%) MS Excel
1 9 (6.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Line 500
1 1 (0.76%) Magento
1 1 (0.76%) Sage 1000
1 1 (0.76%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.58%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (4.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 120 (91.60%) LAN
2 85 (64.89%) Firewall
3 46 (35.11%) VPN
4 40 (30.53%) Cisco ASA
5 36 (27.48%) Network Security
5 36 (27.48%) Wireless
6 23 (17.56%) BGP
7 22 (16.79%) MPLS
8 21 (16.03%) TCP/IP
9 14 (10.69%) DNS
9 14 (10.69%) IP Telephony
10 12 (9.16%) Cisco PIX
10 12 (9.16%) IPsec
10 12 (9.16%) SSL
11 11 (8.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 11 (8.40%) Cisco Wireless
11 11 (8.40%) EIGRP
11 11 (8.40%) HSRP
11 11 (8.40%) Spanning Tree
11 11 (8.40%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (12.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.05%) MySQL
2 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (2.29%) Big Data
4 2 (1.53%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 4 (3.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.76%) JIRA
General
1 11 (8.40%) Legal
2 9 (6.87%) Finance
3 5 (3.82%) Marketing
4 4 (3.05%) Games
4 4 (3.05%) Law
4 4 (3.05%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.29%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Automotive
6 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 65 (49.62%) Network Engineer
2 40 (30.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 34 (25.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 25 (19.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 25 (19.08%) Security Engineer
5 24 (18.32%) Network Security Engineer
6 23 (17.56%) Analyst
7 19 (14.50%) Senior Network Engineer
8 18 (13.74%) IT Engineer
9 15 (11.45%) Cisco Analyst
10 14 (10.69%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 14 (10.69%) Cisco Security Analyst
10 14 (10.69%) Network Analyst
10 14 (10.69%) Network Security Analyst
10 14 (10.69%) Security Analyst
11 12 (9.16%) Check Point Analyst
11 12 (9.16%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 8 (6.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (6.11%) Network Implementation Engineer
12 8 (6.11%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.76%) CSS
1 1 (0.76%) HTML
1 1 (0.76%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.58%) Data Centre
3 3 (2.29%) iPad
3 3 (2.29%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.29%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.76%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (0.76%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.76%) NHS
4 1 (0.76%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (0.76%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.48%) Windows
2 23 (17.56%) Linux
2 23 (17.56%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (6.11%) Windows 7
5 7 (5.34%) Unix
5 7 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.29%) Debian
6 3 (2.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (2.29%) Solaris
6 3 (2.29%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.53%) AIX
7 2 (1.53%) HPUX
7 2 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.76%) CentOS
8 1 (0.76%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.76%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (22.90%) ITIL
2 18 (13.74%) High Availability
3 17 (12.98%) Project Management
4 15 (11.45%) Incident Management
4 15 (11.45%) Root Cause Analysis
5 14 (10.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 14 (10.69%) E-Commerce
6 13 (9.92%) Capacity Planning
6 13 (9.92%) Network Monitoring
7 12 (9.16%) Business Continuity
7 12 (9.16%) Trend Analysis
8 10 (7.63%) BCP
8 10 (7.63%) Load Balancing
8 10 (7.63%) PRINCE2
8 10 (7.63%) Service Management
9 9 (6.87%) Business Continuity Planning
9 9 (6.87%) Network Design
10 8 (6.11%) Change Control
10 8 (6.11%) Coaching
11 6 (4.58%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.34%) SQL
2 4 (3.05%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.05%) Python
3 3 (2.29%) Bash Shell
3 3 (2.29%) Ruby
3 3 (2.29%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.53%) Perl
5 1 (0.76%) C++
5 1 (0.76%) PHP
5 1 (0.76%) VB
5 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 65 (49.62%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (42.75%) CCNA
3 47 (35.88%) CCNP
4 16 (12.21%) CCIE
4 16 (12.21%) CCSP
5 12 (9.16%) CCSA
6 11 (8.40%) CCSE
7 10 (7.63%) CCDA
8 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (5.34%) MCSE
10 5 (3.82%) CISSP
10 5 (3.82%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.53%) CCDP
11 2 (1.53%) Check Point Certification
11 2 (1.53%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.53%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.53%) MCSA
12 1 (0.76%) ISEB
12 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.16%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (23.66%) Active Directory
2 23 (17.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (5.34%) vSphere
4 6 (4.58%) vCloud
5 5 (3.82%) XenDesktop
6 4 (3.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (3.05%) VMware Server
6 4 (3.05%) XenServer
7 3 (2.29%) Hyper-V
7 3 (2.29%) KVM
7 3 (2.29%) Xen
8 2 (1.53%) XenApp
9 1 (0.76%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.76%) Postfix
9 1 (0.76%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.76%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (3.82%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (3.05%) XenMobile
3 3 (2.29%) Cobbler
3 3 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (2.29%) Puppet
3 3 (2.29%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.53%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 90 (68.70%) Cisco
2 36 (27.48%) CheckPoint
3 35 (26.72%) VMware
4 28 (21.37%) Microsoft
5 19 (14.50%) Citrix
6 10 (7.63%) Juniper
7 9 (6.87%) Palo Alto
8 8 (6.11%) SolarWinds
9 5 (3.82%) Mitel
9 5 (3.82%) Oracle
10 4 (3.05%) Aruba
11 3 (2.29%) Avaya
11 3 (2.29%) F5
11 3 (2.29%) NetApp
12 2 (1.53%) CommVault
12 2 (1.53%) Infoblox
12 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.53%) Riverbed
13 1 (0.76%) Veeam
13 1 (0.76%) WatchGuard
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
Capita plc
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent Training + Certifications
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago