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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 59 46 96
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +50
Permanent jobs citing WAN 142 179 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.02% 4.88% 2.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.55% 20.74% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 129 142 45
Average salary £50,000 £42,750 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.95% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £21,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £55,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
603 863 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.06% 23.54% 17.83%
Number of salaries quoted 498 616 331
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £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 4 September 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 256 (92.42%) LAN
2 198 (71.48%) Cisco
3 154 (55.60%) Cisco Certification
4 112 (40.43%) Firewall
5 103 (37.18%) CheckPoint
6 91 (32.85%) Microsoft
7 82 (29.60%) ITIL
8 81 (29.24%) CCNP
8 81 (29.24%) CCNA
9 78 (28.16%) Windows
10 74 (26.71%) Network Security
11 67 (24.19%) Wireless
12 65 (23.47%) HP
13 61 (22.02%) Active Directory
13 61 (22.02%) VPN
14 59 (21.30%) Load Balancing
15 58 (20.94%) VMware
16 57 (20.58%) F5
17 53 (19.13%) SQL Server
18 51 (18.41%) Wireless Security
19 50 (18.05%) Unified Communications
20 48 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
20 48 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
20 48 (17.33%) Network Design
21 46 (16.61%) Linux
21 46 (16.61%) MS Excel
22 45 (16.25%) Huawei
22 45 (16.25%) Incident Management
22 45 (16.25%) HP ASE
23 39 (14.08%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 35 (12.64%) MS Exchange
1 35 (12.64%) Lync
2 12 (4.33%) OpenStack
3 10 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.81%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.08%) IIS
7 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
7 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.72%) Confluence
8 1 (0.36%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 46 (16.61%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.66%) MS Visio
3 17 (6.14%) MS Office
4 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Line 500
2 1 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.36%) SaaS
1 1 (0.36%) PaaS
1 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 256 (92.42%) LAN
2 112 (40.43%) Firewall
3 74 (26.71%) Network Security
4 67 (24.19%) Wireless
5 61 (22.02%) VPN
6 51 (18.41%) Wireless Security
7 50 (18.05%) Unified Communications
8 48 (17.33%) Cisco ASA
9 39 (14.08%) MPLS
10 37 (13.36%) DNS
11 36 (13.00%) SAN
12 35 (12.64%) TCP/IP
13 26 (9.39%) NAS
14 25 (9.03%) Cisco PIX
15 23 (8.30%) BGP
16 17 (6.14%) Internet
17 16 (5.78%) OSPF
18 15 (5.42%) IP Telephony
18 15 (5.42%) Telepresence
19 14 (5.05%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (19.13%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.03%) MySQL
3 13 (4.69%) NoSQL
4 12 (4.33%) Riak
4 12 (4.33%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.72%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.36%) OLTP
6 1 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 11 (3.97%) Telecoms
1 11 (3.97%) Finance
2 6 (2.17%) Games
3 5 (1.81%) Retail
4 3 (1.08%) Law
4 3 (1.08%) Legal
5 2 (0.72%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 85 (30.69%) Network Engineer
2 65 (23.47%) Architect
3 42 (15.16%) Network Architect
4 40 (14.44%) Cisco Architect
4 40 (14.44%) Network Design Architect
5 35 (12.64%) Senior Network Engineer
6 24 (8.66%) Analyst
7 23 (8.30%) Communications Engineer
8 18 (6.50%) Infrastructure Architect
8 18 (6.50%) Network Consultant
8 18 (6.50%) Consultant
9 17 (6.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 17 (6.14%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 13 (4.69%) Network Security Consultant
10 13 (4.69%) Security Consultant
11 12 (4.33%) Administrator
11 12 (4.33%) Systems Administrator
11 12 (4.33%) Linux Administrator
11 12 (4.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 11 (3.97%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.17%) CSS
2 3 (1.08%) Middleware
3 2 (0.72%) VXML
3 2 (0.72%) RESTful
3 2 (0.72%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.36%) J2EE
4 1 (0.36%) REST
4 1 (0.36%) Java EE
4 1 (0.36%) JSON
4 1 (0.36%) SOAP
4 1 (0.36%) Web Services
4 1 (0.36%) XSD
4 1 (0.36%) WAP
4 1 (0.36%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 38 (13.72%) Data Centre
2 33 (11.91%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (2.89%) Blackberry
5 6 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 3 (1.08%) IVR
7 2 (0.72%) Statistics
7 2 (0.72%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.72%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.36%) Fat Client
8 1 (0.36%) NHS
8 1 (0.36%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.36%) ASIC
8 1 (0.36%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 78 (28.16%) Windows
2 46 (16.61%) Linux
3 29 (10.47%) UNIX
4 21 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (6.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 15 (5.42%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (5.05%) Solaris
7 14 (5.05%) AIX
8 12 (4.33%) HPUX
8 12 (4.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 11 (3.97%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.08%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.08%) Debian
10 3 (1.08%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.72%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.72%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.72%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (29.60%) ITIL
2 59 (21.30%) Load Balancing
3 48 (17.33%) Network Design
4 45 (16.25%) Incident Management
5 26 (9.39%) E-Commerce
5 26 (9.39%) Capacity Planning
6 23 (8.30%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (6.86%) Project Management
8 17 (6.14%) TOGAF
9 15 (5.42%) Mentoring
10 13 (4.69%) Business Continuity Planning
10 13 (4.69%) Business Continuity
10 13 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (4.33%) Service Delivery
11 12 (4.33%) BCP
11 12 (4.33%) Software Delivery
11 12 (4.33%) DevOps
12 11 (3.97%) Coaching
13 10 (3.61%) Cyber Security
13 10 (3.61%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 21 (7.58%) SQL
2 4 (1.44%) Java
3 1 (0.36%) C
3 1 (0.36%) Python
3 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 154 (55.60%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (29.24%) CCNA
2 81 (29.24%) CCNP
3 45 (16.25%) HP ASE
4 33 (11.91%) CCSP
5 19 (6.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (6.50%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (6.14%) CCSA
8 15 (5.42%) CCSE
8 15 (5.42%) CCIE
9 14 (5.05%) ISEB
10 12 (4.33%) CCDA
11 11 (3.97%) CCDP
12 9 (3.25%) Degree
13 7 (2.53%) CCVP
14 6 (2.17%) CCIP
15 5 (1.81%) MCSE
16 2 (0.72%) MCSA
16 2 (0.72%) MCP
16 2 (0.72%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (6.50%) SLA
2 12 (4.33%) PCI DSS
3 10 (3.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.08%) QA
5 1 (0.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 61 (22.02%) Active Directory
2 48 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.42%) vSphere
4 13 (4.69%) VMware ESX
5 12 (4.33%) Xen
5 12 (4.33%) Oracle RAC
5 12 (4.33%) XenServer
5 12 (4.33%) KVM
6 5 (1.81%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.72%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
1 6 (2.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (1.44%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.08%) OpenView
3 3 (1.08%) SCOM
4 2 (0.72%) Cacti
4 2 (0.72%) SCCM
4 2 (0.72%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (0.72%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (0.72%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (0.72%) SCOrch
5 1 (0.36%) Nagios
5 1 (0.36%) ARCserve
5 1 (0.36%) Foglight
5 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.36%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 198 (71.48%) Cisco
2 103 (37.18%) CheckPoint
3 91 (32.85%) Microsoft
4 65 (23.47%) HP
5 58 (20.94%) VMware
6 57 (20.58%) F5
7 45 (16.25%) Huawei
8 30 (10.83%) Oracle
9 16 (5.78%) NetApp
10 15 (5.42%) Red Hat
10 15 (5.42%) IBM
11 12 (4.33%) EMC
11 12 (4.33%) Citrix
11 12 (4.33%) Infoblox
12 11 (3.97%) Juniper
13 9 (3.25%) Tandberg
14 7 (2.53%) Avaya
15 6 (2.17%) McAfee
16 4 (1.44%) Fortinet
17 3 (1.08%) SonicWALL
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