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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 78 66 74
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 102 119 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 2.95% 3.66% 2.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.16% 18.77% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 89 101 64
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,500 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
631 634 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 18.26% 19.48% 17.41%
Number of salaries quoted 492 435 385
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £21,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £47,500
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 30 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 280 (97.22%) LAN
2 165 (57.29%) Cisco
3 156 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
4 145 (50.35%) Firewall
5 144 (50.00%) CCNP
6 96 (33.33%) Network Security
7 83 (28.82%) MPLS
8 82 (28.47%) ITIL
8 82 (28.47%) Windows
9 80 (27.78%) CheckPoint
10 73 (25.35%) CCSP
11 72 (25.00%) Microsoft
12 71 (24.65%) VoIP
13 70 (24.31%) CCNA
13 70 (24.31%) Cisco ASA
14 61 (21.18%) Capacity Planning
15 60 (20.83%) Incident Management
16 59 (20.49%) Active Directory
17 58 (20.14%) BGP
18 51 (17.71%) VPN
19 50 (17.36%) E-Commerce
20 46 (15.97%) OSPF
21 42 (14.58%) MS Excel
21 42 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
22 40 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
23 39 (13.54%) VMware
24 37 (12.85%) UNIX
25 34 (11.81%) Windows 7
26 31 (10.76%) FWSM
26 31 (10.76%) Internet

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 23 (7.99%) MS Exchange
2 10 (3.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (2.08%) SAS
5 6 (2.08%) IIS
6 5 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.35%) Quickr
7 1 (0.35%) Lync
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.35%) Apache
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 42 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.39%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.35%) SaaS
1 1 (0.35%) PaaS
1 1 (0.35%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 280 (97.22%) LAN
2 145 (50.35%) Firewall
3 96 (33.33%) Network Security
4 83 (28.82%) MPLS
5 71 (24.65%) VoIP
6 70 (24.31%) Cisco ASA
7 58 (20.14%) BGP
8 51 (17.71%) VPN
9 46 (15.97%) OSPF
10 31 (10.76%) FWSM
10 31 (10.76%) Internet
11 30 (10.42%) TCP/IP
12 26 (9.03%) SAN
12 26 (9.03%) EIGRP
13 25 (8.68%) PBX
14 19 (6.60%) Cisco PIX
14 19 (6.60%) DNS
15 15 (5.21%) HSRP
16 14 (4.86%) VLAN
17 13 (4.51%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (2.08%) MS Access
4 6 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.35%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 17 (5.90%) Finance
1 17 (5.90%) Telecoms
2 11 (3.82%) Retail
3 4 (1.39%) Banking
3 4 (1.39%) Games
4 2 (0.69%) Legal
5 1 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.35%) Marketing
5 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.35%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 132 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 52 (18.06%) Architect
3 43 (14.93%) Analyst
4 34 (11.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 24 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 21 (7.29%) Security Analyst
6 21 (7.29%) Support Engineer
6 21 (7.29%) IT Support
7 20 (6.94%) Support Analyst
8 17 (5.90%) Network Analyst
8 17 (5.90%) Network Architect
9 15 (5.21%) IT Support Analyst
9 15 (5.21%) Network Security Analyst
10 14 (4.86%) 2nd Line Support
11 11 (3.82%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (3.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (3.13%) Network Support
13 8 (2.78%) Infrastructure Manager
14 6 (2.08%) Infrastructure Architect
14 6 (2.08%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.08%) .NET
1 6 (2.08%) COM+
2 2 (0.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.68%) Blackberry
1 25 (8.68%) CMDB
2 15 (5.21%) Clustering
3 14 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.43%) Data Protection Act
6 6 (2.08%) Replication
6 6 (2.08%) NHS
7 4 (1.39%) PKI
8 3 (1.04%) IVR
9 2 (0.69%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.35%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.35%) FMCG
10 1 (0.35%) RMADS
10 1 (0.35%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.35%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 82 (28.47%) Windows
2 42 (14.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 40 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (12.85%) UNIX
5 34 (11.81%) Windows 7
6 15 (5.21%) Linux
7 14 (4.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.08%) Mac OS
9 4 (1.39%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.04%) AIX
11 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.35%) Android
11 1 (0.35%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (28.47%) ITIL
2 61 (21.18%) Capacity Planning
3 60 (20.83%) Incident Management
4 50 (17.36%) E-Commerce
5 29 (10.07%) Load Balancing
6 27 (9.38%) Network Architecture
7 26 (9.03%) Enterprise Architecture
8 25 (8.68%) ETL
8 25 (8.68%) CRM
8 25 (8.68%) EAI
8 25 (8.68%) SOA
8 25 (8.68%) WFM
8 25 (8.68%) Contact Management
8 25 (8.68%) Asset Management
9 21 (7.29%) Network Design
10 20 (6.94%) Business Continuity
11 19 (6.60%) Change Management
11 19 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
12 18 (6.25%) Project Management
13 15 (5.21%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 19 (6.60%) SQL
2 9 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 6 (2.08%) VBA
3 6 (2.08%) C#
3 6 (2.08%) C++
4 3 (1.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 156 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 144 (50.00%) CCNP
3 73 (25.35%) CCSP
4 70 (24.31%) CCNA
5 29 (10.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (9.38%) CCSA
7 23 (7.99%) MCSE
8 22 (7.64%) CCSE
9 20 (6.94%) CCIE
10 17 (5.90%) CCDP
11 15 (5.21%) CCDA
12 13 (4.51%) MCSA
13 7 (2.43%) CISSP
13 7 (2.43%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (2.08%) CCVP
14 6 (2.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (2.08%) VCP5
15 3 (1.04%) MCP
15 3 (1.04%) CCIP
15 3 (1.04%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (6.94%) PCI DSS
2 13 (4.51%) SLA
3 9 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 59 (20.49%) Active Directory
2 24 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (4.51%) Hyper-V
4 10 (3.47%) XenApp
5 8 (2.78%) Terminal Services
6 7 (2.43%) vSphere
7 3 (1.04%) XenServer
8 2 (0.69%) UAG
8 2 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.35%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (2.43%) McAfee ePO
1 7 (2.43%) SCCM
2 5 (1.74%) SCDPM
3 3 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.35%) XenMobile
4 1 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 165 (57.29%) Cisco
2 80 (27.78%) CheckPoint
3 72 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 39 (13.54%) VMware
5 12 (4.17%) SolarWinds
6 11 (3.82%) Citrix
7 10 (3.47%) Riverbed
8 9 (3.13%) Fortinet
9 8 (2.78%) HP
10 7 (2.43%) Symantec
10 7 (2.43%) McAfee
11 6 (2.08%) Alterian
11 6 (2.08%) Juniper
11 6 (2.08%) Cyber-Ark
11 6 (2.08%) F5
12 5 (1.74%) Oracle
12 5 (1.74%) Dell
12 5 (1.74%) EMC
12 5 (1.74%) NetApp
12 5 (1.74%) Sophos
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Bonus+OT+Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £60000 per annum + Bonus + Full Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 6 days ago