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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 58 82 63
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 156 95 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 4.27% 3.06% 3.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.10% 17.24% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 130 84 85
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £22,650 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,750 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +1.97%
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
776 551 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.23% 17.75% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 574 424 418
Average salary £41,500 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.92% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £22,000 £26,500
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 27 November 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 November 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.

1 327 (96.75%) LAN
2 215 (63.61%) Cisco
3 209 (61.83%) Cisco Certification
4 199 (58.88%) CCNP
5 191 (56.51%) Firewall
6 122 (36.09%) Network Security
7 118 (34.91%) MPLS
8 106 (31.36%) CheckPoint
8 106 (31.36%) VoIP
9 89 (26.33%) Cisco ASA
10 82 (24.26%) CCSP
10 82 (24.26%) CCNA
11 81 (23.96%) ITIL
12 76 (22.49%) Windows
12 76 (22.49%) Incident Management
13 75 (22.19%) Capacity Planning
14 72 (21.30%) BGP
15 70 (20.71%) Microsoft
16 60 (17.75%) E-Commerce
17 59 (17.46%) OSPF
18 55 (16.27%) VPN
19 50 (14.79%) FWSM
20 49 (14.50%) Active Directory
20 49 (14.50%) Load Balancing
21 45 (13.31%) VMware
22 44 (13.02%) MS Excel
23 36 (10.65%) Windows Server 2008
24 35 (10.36%) Windows Server 2003
25 33 (9.76%) CCIE
26 32 (9.47%) TCP/IP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 17 (5.03%) MS Exchange
2 10 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (2.66%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (2.37%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.78%) IIS
5 6 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 5 (1.48%) SAS
7 4 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.30%) Quickr
8 1 (0.30%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.30%) Apache
Applications
1 44 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 10 (2.96%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 327 (96.75%) LAN
2 191 (56.51%) Firewall
3 122 (36.09%) Network Security
4 118 (34.91%) MPLS
5 106 (31.36%) VoIP
6 89 (26.33%) Cisco ASA
7 72 (21.30%) BGP
8 59 (17.46%) OSPF
9 55 (16.27%) VPN
10 50 (14.79%) FWSM
11 32 (9.47%) TCP/IP
12 30 (8.88%) EIGRP
13 28 (8.28%) Internet
13 28 (8.28%) SAN
14 24 (7.10%) PBX
15 21 (6.21%) Wireless
16 17 (5.03%) Cisco IOS
17 14 (4.14%) HSRP
18 13 (3.85%) Multicast
19 12 (3.55%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (6.21%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.48%) MS Access
4 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.30%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (0.30%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.30%) Subversion
General
1 21 (6.21%) Finance
2 16 (4.73%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.48%) Retail
4 4 (1.18%) Advertising
4 4 (1.18%) Games
4 4 (1.18%) Banking
5 1 (0.30%) Marketing
5 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.30%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 182 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 59 (17.46%) Senior Network Engineer
3 58 (17.16%) Architect
4 51 (15.09%) Analyst
5 32 (9.47%) Support Analyst
6 29 (8.58%) Solutions Architect
7 24 (7.10%) Support Engineer
8 23 (6.80%) Network Analyst
9 20 (5.92%) IT Support
10 18 (5.33%) Network Architect
11 17 (5.03%) IT Support Analyst
12 15 (4.44%) Network Support
13 13 (3.85%) Security Analyst
13 13 (3.85%) Network Security Analyst
14 11 (3.25%) 2nd Line Support
15 10 (2.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 8 (2.37%) Senior Analyst
16 8 (2.37%) 3rd Line Support
16 8 (2.37%) Systems Engineer
16 8 (2.37%) Senior Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.78%) .NET
2 5 (1.48%) COM+
3 2 (0.59%) Web Services
3 2 (0.59%) LAMP
4 1 (0.30%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.30%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (0.30%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.10%) CMDB
2 22 (6.51%) Blackberry
3 21 (6.21%) Clustering
4 17 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.78%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.78%) Replication
6 4 (1.18%) IVR
6 4 (1.18%) PKI
7 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.59%) GIS
8 1 (0.30%) FMCG
8 1 (0.30%) EqualLogic
8 1 (0.30%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 76 (22.49%) Windows
2 36 (10.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (10.36%) Windows Server 2003
4 31 (9.17%) Windows 7
5 30 (8.88%) UNIX
6 10 (2.96%) Linux
6 10 (2.96%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.89%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.89%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.30%) CentOS
8 1 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.30%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (23.96%) ITIL
2 76 (22.49%) Incident Management
3 75 (22.19%) Capacity Planning
4 60 (17.75%) E-Commerce
5 49 (14.50%) Load Balancing
6 28 (8.28%) Network Design
7 25 (7.40%) Enterprise Architecture
7 25 (7.40%) Network Architecture
8 24 (7.10%) WFM
8 24 (7.10%) Contact Management
8 24 (7.10%) Asset Management
8 24 (7.10%) EAI
8 24 (7.10%) SOA
8 24 (7.10%) ETL
8 24 (7.10%) CRM
9 23 (6.80%) Project Management
10 20 (5.92%) Change Management
11 19 (5.62%) PRINCE2
11 19 (5.62%) Business Continuity
11 19 (5.62%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.62%) SQL
2 8 (2.37%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.78%) C#
4 5 (1.48%) C++
4 5 (1.48%) VBA
5 3 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 209 (61.83%) Cisco Certification
2 199 (58.88%) CCNP
3 82 (24.26%) CCNA
3 82 (24.26%) CCSP
4 33 (9.76%) CCIE
5 26 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 24 (7.10%) CCSE
7 20 (5.92%) CCSA
8 19 (5.62%) MCSE
9 16 (4.73%) CCDP
10 13 (3.85%) CCDA
11 10 (2.96%) Check Point Certification
12 8 (2.37%) CCVP
12 8 (2.37%) MCSA
13 7 (2.07%) CCIP
13 7 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 4 (1.18%) MCP
16 2 (0.59%) CISSP
16 2 (0.59%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (6.80%) SLA
2 19 (5.62%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.30%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 49 (14.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.25%) XenApp
4 9 (2.66%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.48%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.89%) vSphere
7 2 (0.59%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.59%) UAG
8 1 (0.30%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (2.37%) SCCM
2 7 (2.07%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (0.89%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (0.89%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (0.89%) SCDPM
4 2 (0.59%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.30%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.30%) SCOM
5 1 (0.30%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.30%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 215 (63.61%) Cisco
2 106 (31.36%) CheckPoint
3 70 (20.71%) Microsoft
4 45 (13.31%) VMware
5 22 (6.51%) SolarWinds
6 16 (4.73%) Juniper
7 15 (4.44%) Citrix
8 12 (3.55%) F5
8 12 (3.55%) Riverbed
9 9 (2.66%) Symantec
10 8 (2.37%) Fortinet
10 8 (2.37%) HP
11 7 (2.07%) McAfee
12 6 (1.78%) Capita
12 6 (1.78%) Cyber-Ark
12 6 (1.78%) Dell
12 6 (1.78%) Oracle
12 6 (1.78%) SAP
13 5 (1.48%) EMC
13 5 (1.48%) Alterian
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Posted: 21 hours ago
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