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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 64 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 132 111 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 3.86% 3.43% 3.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.18% 18.56% 19.79%
Number of salaries quoted 114 95 85
Average salary £46,250 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.71% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £22,500 £26,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
654 598 571
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 19.12% 18.50% 19.38%
Number of salaries quoted 507 433 437
Average salary £43,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
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 19 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 312 (97.81%) LAN
2 195 (61.13%) Cisco
3 187 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
4 177 (55.49%) CCNP
5 176 (55.17%) Firewall
6 109 (34.17%) MPLS
6 109 (34.17%) Network Security
7 95 (29.78%) CheckPoint
8 94 (29.47%) VoIP
9 83 (26.02%) Cisco ASA
10 81 (25.39%) ITIL
11 80 (25.08%) CCNA
12 79 (24.76%) CCSP
12 79 (24.76%) Windows
13 72 (22.57%) Microsoft
14 70 (21.94%) Incident Management
14 70 (21.94%) Capacity Planning
14 70 (21.94%) BGP
15 57 (17.87%) OSPF
15 57 (17.87%) E-Commerce
16 54 (16.93%) VPN
16 54 (16.93%) Active Directory
17 46 (14.42%) VMware
18 45 (14.11%) MS Excel
19 44 (13.79%) FWSM
20 39 (12.23%) Load Balancing
21 38 (11.91%) Windows Server 2008
22 37 (11.60%) Windows Server 2003
23 34 (10.66%) Windows 7
23 34 (10.66%) TCP/IP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 16 (5.02%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.51%) SharePoint
3 7 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (1.88%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (1.57%) SAS
5 5 (1.57%) IIS
6 3 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.31%) Quickr
7 1 (0.31%) Lync
7 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.31%) Apache
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 45 (14.11%) MS Excel
2 7 (2.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.31%) SaaS
1 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 312 (97.81%) LAN
2 176 (55.17%) Firewall
3 109 (34.17%) MPLS
3 109 (34.17%) Network Security
4 94 (29.47%) VoIP
5 83 (26.02%) Cisco ASA
6 70 (21.94%) BGP
7 57 (17.87%) OSPF
8 54 (16.93%) VPN
9 44 (13.79%) FWSM
10 34 (10.66%) TCP/IP
11 32 (10.03%) Internet
11 32 (10.03%) EIGRP
12 28 (8.78%) SAN
13 25 (7.84%) PBX
14 16 (5.02%) Wireless
15 15 (4.70%) DNS
15 15 (4.70%) HSRP
15 15 (4.70%) Cisco IOS
16 13 (4.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.58%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.02%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (1.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.57%) MS Access
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.31%) Data Mining
General
1 19 (5.96%) Finance
2 17 (5.33%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.51%) Retail
4 4 (1.25%) Games
4 4 (1.25%) Banking
5 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.31%) Back Office
5 1 (0.31%) Legal
5 1 (0.31%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.31%) Advertising
5 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 164 (51.41%) Network Engineer
2 56 (17.55%) Architect
3 51 (15.99%) Analyst
4 47 (14.73%) Senior Network Engineer
5 30 (9.40%) Support Analyst
6 28 (8.78%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (7.52%) Support Engineer
8 21 (6.58%) Network Analyst
9 20 (6.27%) IT Support
10 17 (5.33%) IT Support Analyst
10 17 (5.33%) Security Analyst
11 16 (5.02%) Network Architect
12 15 (4.70%) 2nd Line Support
13 13 (4.08%) Network Support
13 13 (4.08%) Network Security Analyst
14 9 (2.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 8 (2.51%) 3rd Line Support
15 8 (2.51%) Systems Engineer
15 8 (2.51%) Infrastructure Manager
16 6 (1.88%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.57%) .NET
1 5 (1.57%) COM+
2 2 (0.63%) Web Services
3 1 (0.31%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.15%) Blackberry
2 25 (7.84%) CMDB
3 19 (5.96%) Clustering
4 16 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 6 (1.88%) Replication
7 5 (1.57%) Data Protection Act
8 4 (1.25%) IVR
8 4 (1.25%) PKI
8 4 (1.25%) NHS
9 2 (0.63%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.63%) GIS
10 1 (0.31%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.31%) Statistics
10 1 (0.31%) RMADS
10 1 (0.31%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 79 (24.76%) Windows
2 38 (11.91%) Windows Server 2008
3 37 (11.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (10.66%) Windows 7
5 33 (10.34%) UNIX
6 13 (4.08%) Linux
7 10 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.57%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.63%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.31%) AIX
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.31%) Android
10 1 (0.31%) CentOS
10 1 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (25.39%) ITIL
2 70 (21.94%) Incident Management
2 70 (21.94%) Capacity Planning
3 57 (17.87%) E-Commerce
4 39 (12.23%) Load Balancing
5 26 (8.15%) Enterprise Architecture
5 26 (8.15%) Network Architecture
6 25 (7.84%) WFM
6 25 (7.84%) EAI
6 25 (7.84%) SOA
6 25 (7.84%) ETL
6 25 (7.84%) Project Management
6 25 (7.84%) CRM
6 25 (7.84%) Contact Management
6 25 (7.84%) Asset Management
7 23 (7.21%) Network Design
8 21 (6.58%) Business Continuity
8 21 (6.58%) Change Management
9 20 (6.27%) PRINCE2
10 19 (5.96%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 20 (6.27%) SQL
2 8 (2.51%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.57%) VBA
3 5 (1.57%) C#
3 5 (1.57%) C++
4 3 (0.94%) VB
Qualifications
1 187 (58.62%) Cisco Certification
2 177 (55.49%) CCNP
3 80 (25.08%) CCNA
4 79 (24.76%) CCSP
5 28 (8.78%) CCIE
6 26 (8.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (7.84%) CCSE
8 23 (7.21%) CCSA
9 20 (6.27%) MCSE
10 17 (5.33%) CCDP
11 15 (4.70%) CCDA
12 9 (2.82%) MCSA
13 8 (2.51%) Check Point Certification
13 8 (2.51%) CCVP
14 7 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
15 5 (1.57%) CISSP
16 4 (1.25%) VCP5
16 4 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 4 (1.25%) CCIP
16 4 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.27%) PCI DSS
2 19 (5.96%) SLA
3 8 (2.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.31%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 54 (16.93%) Active Directory
2 22 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.45%) XenApp
4 9 (2.82%) Hyper-V
5 7 (2.19%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.57%) vSphere
7 2 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.63%) UAG
8 1 (0.31%) XenServer
8 1 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (2.19%) SCCM
1 7 (2.19%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (0.94%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (0.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (0.94%) SCDPM
3 1 (0.31%) XenMobile
3 1 (0.31%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.31%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 195 (61.13%) Cisco
2 95 (29.78%) CheckPoint
3 72 (22.57%) Microsoft
4 46 (14.42%) VMware
5 19 (5.96%) SolarWinds
6 15 (4.70%) Citrix
7 12 (3.76%) Riverbed
8 9 (2.82%) F5
8 9 (2.82%) Fortinet
9 8 (2.51%) Symantec
9 8 (2.51%) Juniper
10 7 (2.19%) HP
10 7 (2.19%) McAfee
11 6 (1.88%) Cyber-Ark
11 6 (1.88%) SAP
12 5 (1.57%) Oracle
12 5 (1.57%) Dell
12 5 (1.57%) EMC
12 5 (1.57%) Capita
12 5 (1.57%) Alterian
Rawdon, Leeds
EMIS
Salary: Up to £45,000pa dependent on level of experience (+ excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago