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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 56 78 92
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 131 114 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.10% 3.13% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.39% 16.19% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 111 92 46
Average salary £49,000 £42,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.29% +21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £54,750 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
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
585 704 453
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.32% 19.36% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 482 560 375
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 2 June 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 216 (94.74%) LAN
2 148 (64.91%) Cisco
3 106 (46.49%) Cisco Certification
4 87 (38.16%) Firewall
5 85 (37.28%) Microsoft
6 79 (34.65%) CheckPoint
7 72 (31.58%) Active Directory
8 69 (30.26%) ITIL
9 68 (29.82%) CCNP
10 66 (28.95%) Windows
11 62 (27.19%) CCNA
12 58 (25.44%) Network Security
13 55 (24.12%) MS Excel
14 53 (23.25%) Cisco ASA
15 52 (22.81%) VPN
16 47 (20.61%) Incident Management
17 43 (18.86%) MS Exchange
18 41 (17.98%) SQL Server
19 37 (16.23%) VMware
20 36 (15.79%) Load Balancing
20 36 (15.79%) F5
21 35 (15.35%) Unified Communications
21 35 (15.35%) CCSP
22 34 (14.91%) Lync
23 32 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
24 31 (13.60%) MPLS
24 31 (13.60%) Data Centre
25 30 (13.16%) Network Design
26 29 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
26 29 (12.72%) Windows Server 2003

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 43 (18.86%) MS Exchange
2 34 (14.91%) Lync
3 8 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (2.63%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.19%) IIS
5 5 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.88%) Confluence
6 2 (0.88%) SAS
Applications
1 55 (24.12%) MS Excel
2 16 (7.02%) MS Visio
3 13 (5.70%) MS Office
4 1 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.44%) IaaS
1 1 (0.44%) Office 365
1 1 (0.44%) SaaS
1 1 (0.44%) PaaS
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 216 (94.74%) LAN
2 87 (38.16%) Firewall
3 58 (25.44%) Network Security
4 53 (23.25%) Cisco ASA
5 52 (22.81%) VPN
6 35 (15.35%) Unified Communications
7 31 (13.60%) MPLS
8 26 (11.40%) DNS
9 25 (10.96%) TCP/IP
9 25 (10.96%) Cisco PIX
10 23 (10.09%) BGP
11 22 (9.65%) Internet
12 21 (9.21%) SAN
13 20 (8.77%) Wireless
14 18 (7.89%) OSPF
15 17 (7.46%) Wireless Security
16 14 (6.14%) EIGRP
17 12 (5.26%) IPsec
17 12 (5.26%) VoIP
18 11 (4.82%) DMVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (17.98%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.07%) MySQL
2 7 (3.07%) SQL Server 2008
2 7 (3.07%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (2.63%) Riak
3 6 (2.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (0.88%) MS Access
5 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 2 (0.88%) JIRA
1 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio
1 2 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (6.14%) Retail
2 11 (4.82%) Finance
3 10 (4.39%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.75%) Legal
5 2 (0.88%) Marketing
6 1 (0.44%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (27.19%) Network Engineer
2 40 (17.54%) Analyst
3 34 (14.91%) Architect
4 28 (12.28%) Senior Network Engineer
5 21 (9.21%) Network Architect
5 21 (9.21%) Communications Engineer
6 17 (7.46%) Consultant
6 17 (7.46%) Cisco Architect
6 17 (7.46%) Network Design Architect
7 16 (7.02%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 16 (7.02%) Security Analyst
8 15 (6.58%) Network Consultant
8 15 (6.58%) Support Analyst
8 15 (6.58%) IT Support
9 13 (5.70%) Infrastructure Architect
9 13 (5.70%) Network Analyst
9 13 (5.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
11 10 (4.39%) Network Security Analyst
12 9 (3.95%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.32%) .NET
1 3 (1.32%) COM+
2 2 (0.88%) RESTful
2 2 (0.88%) VXML
3 1 (0.44%) WAP
3 1 (0.44%) Web Services
3 1 (0.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 31 (13.60%) Data Centre
2 21 (9.21%) Video Conferencing
3 20 (8.77%) Blackberry
4 13 (5.70%) Management Information System
5 10 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.07%) NHS
6 7 (3.07%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.88%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.88%) IVR
8 2 (0.88%) Clustering
9 1 (0.44%) Statistics
9 1 (0.44%) PDA
9 1 (0.44%) RMADS
9 1 (0.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 66 (28.95%) Windows
2 32 (14.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (12.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 24 (10.53%) Linux
5 15 (6.58%) Windows 7
6 11 (4.82%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (3.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.51%) UNIX
8 7 (3.07%) Mac OS
9 5 (2.19%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.32%) AIX
11 2 (0.88%) Solaris
11 2 (0.88%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.44%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (30.26%) ITIL
2 47 (20.61%) Incident Management
3 36 (15.79%) Load Balancing
4 30 (13.16%) Network Design
5 28 (12.28%) Capacity Planning
6 25 (10.96%) E-Commerce
7 24 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (7.02%) Network Architecture
9 15 (6.58%) Project Management
9 15 (6.58%) Business Continuity
9 15 (6.58%) Business Continuity Planning
10 14 (6.14%) BCP
11 12 (5.26%) Service Delivery
12 10 (4.39%) Root Cause Analysis
12 10 (4.39%) Trend Analysis
12 10 (4.39%) TOGAF
12 10 (4.39%) Change Management
13 9 (3.95%) Data Protection
13 9 (3.95%) Cyber Security
14 8 (3.51%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (1.32%) C#
2 3 (1.32%) C++
2 3 (1.32%) VBA
3 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.44%) Python
4 1 (0.44%) Java
4 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 106 (46.49%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (29.82%) CCNP
3 62 (27.19%) CCNA
4 35 (15.35%) CCSP
5 27 (11.84%) CCSA
6 25 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
7 17 (7.46%) CCSE
7 17 (7.46%) HP ASE
8 15 (6.58%) CCIE
9 13 (5.70%) MCSE
10 12 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (3.95%) MCSA
12 8 (3.51%) Degree
12 8 (3.51%) CCDA
12 8 (3.51%) CCDP
12 8 (3.51%) ISEB
13 5 (2.19%) CISSP
14 4 (1.75%) VCP5
14 4 (1.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 4 (1.75%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (6.14%) PCI DSS
3 12 (5.26%) SLA
4 3 (1.32%) QA
System Software
1 72 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 29 (12.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (3.07%) Terminal Services
3 7 (3.07%) VMware ESX
3 7 (3.07%) vSphere
4 6 (2.63%) Oracle RAC
5 5 (2.19%) Hyper-V
5 5 (2.19%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.32%) XenApp
6 3 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (2.63%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.32%) SCOM
3 2 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (0.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.88%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 2 (0.88%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.88%) SCOrch
3 2 (0.88%) Cacti
3 2 (0.88%) SCCM
4 1 (0.44%) OpenView
4 1 (0.44%) Nagios
4 1 (0.44%) Foglight
4 1 (0.44%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 148 (64.91%) Cisco
2 85 (37.28%) Microsoft
3 79 (34.65%) CheckPoint
4 37 (16.23%) VMware
5 36 (15.79%) F5
6 27 (11.84%) HP
7 26 (11.40%) Juniper
8 17 (7.46%) Huawei
9 14 (6.14%) Citrix
10 12 (5.26%) Blue Coat
11 10 (4.39%) NetApp
12 9 (3.95%) Tandberg
13 8 (3.51%) Red Hat
13 8 (3.51%) Oracle
13 8 (3.51%) IBM
14 7 (3.07%) Sourcefire
14 7 (3.07%) ArcSight
15 6 (2.63%) Infoblox
15 6 (2.63%) Brocade
15 6 (2.63%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £65,000 to £70,000 per annum £65-70k+
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £45,000- £60,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum plus bonus, car and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds
Fruition IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
KPMG
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago