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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 122 98 74
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -24
Permanent jobs citing WAN 56 89 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.70% 2.54% 3.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.24% 14.24% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 54 75 102
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £24,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
423 625 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 12.83% 17.84% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 379 496 423
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,600 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 13 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leeds

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 138 (92.62%) LAN
2 102 (68.46%) Cisco
3 91 (61.07%) Firewall
4 83 (55.70%) Cisco Certification
5 64 (42.95%) CCNA
6 60 (40.27%) CCNP
6 60 (40.27%) Network Security
7 56 (37.58%) Wireless
8 55 (36.91%) CheckPoint
9 49 (32.89%) Cisco ASA
10 33 (22.15%) VPN
11 30 (20.13%) Windows
11 30 (20.13%) Incident Management
12 29 (19.46%) CCSP
12 29 (19.46%) VMware
13 27 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
13 27 (18.12%) High Availability
14 26 (17.45%) Microsoft
14 26 (17.45%) ITIL
15 24 (16.11%) E-Commerce
15 24 (16.11%) Active Directory
15 24 (16.11%) Capacity Planning
16 23 (15.44%) Trend Analysis
16 23 (15.44%) Cisco PIX
17 22 (14.77%) BGP
17 22 (14.77%) MPLS
18 19 (12.75%) CCIE
18 19 (12.75%) TCP/IP
18 19 (12.75%) Linux
19 15 (10.07%) Load Balancing

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 10 (6.71%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (6.04%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (6.04%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.03%) CloudStack
3 6 (4.03%) OpenStack
4 3 (2.01%) Confluence
4 3 (2.01%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.34%) IIS
5 2 (1.34%) JBoss
5 2 (1.34%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (8.05%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.01%) MS Office
3 1 (0.67%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.70%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (4.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.01%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 138 (92.62%) LAN
2 91 (61.07%) Firewall
3 60 (40.27%) Network Security
4 56 (37.58%) Wireless
5 49 (32.89%) Cisco ASA
6 33 (22.15%) VPN
7 23 (15.44%) Cisco PIX
8 22 (14.77%) BGP
8 22 (14.77%) MPLS
9 19 (12.75%) TCP/IP
10 14 (9.40%) DNS
11 13 (8.72%) SAN
12 12 (8.05%) SSL
13 11 (7.38%) Cisco Nexus
13 11 (7.38%) Cisco Wireless
13 11 (7.38%) OSPF
14 10 (6.71%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (6.71%) Internet
14 10 (6.71%) IPsec
15 9 (6.04%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.72%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.70%) MySQL
3 5 (3.36%) Big Data
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.67%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.67%) Riak
Development Applications
1 6 (4.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (2.01%) JIRA
2 3 (2.01%) Phabricator
General
1 8 (5.37%) Finance
1 8 (5.37%) Legal
2 5 (3.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.68%) Marketing
4 2 (1.34%) Back Office
4 2 (1.34%) Games
4 2 (1.34%) Law
4 2 (1.34%) Retail
5 1 (0.67%) Electronics
5 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (47.65%) Network Engineer
2 47 (31.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 44 (29.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 34 (22.82%) Security Engineer
5 33 (22.15%) Network Security Engineer
6 24 (16.11%) Analyst
7 23 (15.44%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 23 (15.44%) Security Analyst
8 22 (14.77%) Cisco Analyst
8 22 (14.77%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 22 (14.77%) Cisco Security Analyst
8 22 (14.77%) Network Analyst
8 22 (14.77%) Network Security Analyst
9 20 (13.42%) Check Point Analyst
10 19 (12.75%) Senior Network Engineer
11 17 (11.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 10 (6.71%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 10 (6.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 9 (6.04%) Consultant
13 9 (6.04%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.36%) .NET
2 2 (1.34%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.71%) Data Centre
3 6 (4.03%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.03%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (2.68%) NHS
5 2 (1.34%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.67%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.67%) iPad
6 1 (0.67%) SecurID
6 1 (0.67%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 30 (20.13%) Windows
2 19 (12.75%) Linux
3 14 (9.40%) Unix
3 14 (9.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (6.04%) Windows Server
5 7 (4.70%) Solaris
6 6 (4.03%) AIX
6 6 (4.03%) HPUX
7 5 (3.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (2.01%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.01%) Mac OS X
9 3 (2.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.34%) Debian
10 2 (1.34%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.67%) CentOS
11 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
11 1 (0.67%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.67%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (20.13%) Incident Management
2 27 (18.12%) High Availability
3 26 (17.45%) ITIL
4 24 (16.11%) Capacity Planning
4 24 (16.11%) E-Commerce
5 23 (15.44%) Trend Analysis
6 15 (10.07%) Load Balancing
6 15 (10.07%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (8.72%) Project Management
8 11 (7.38%) Network Design
9 10 (6.71%) Presales
10 9 (6.04%) Network Monitoring
10 9 (6.04%) PRINCE2
11 8 (5.37%) Business Continuity
11 8 (5.37%) Coaching
11 8 (5.37%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.70%) Change Control
12 7 (4.70%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
13 6 (4.03%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.70%) SQL
2 6 (4.03%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.68%) Python
3 4 (2.68%) Shell Script
4 2 (1.34%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.34%) Perl
4 2 (1.34%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 83 (55.70%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (42.95%) CCNA
3 60 (40.27%) CCNP
4 29 (19.46%) CCSP
5 19 (12.75%) CCIE
6 14 (9.40%) CCSA
7 10 (6.71%) CCDA
8 8 (5.37%) CCSE
8 8 (5.37%) HP ASE
8 8 (5.37%) HPE ATP
9 5 (3.36%) CISSP
9 5 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (2.68%) MCSE
11 3 (2.01%) CCDP
11 3 (2.01%) Degree
11 3 (2.01%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (2.01%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.34%) CCVP
12 2 (1.34%) CEH
12 2 (1.34%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.05%) SLA
2 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 27 (18.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (16.11%) Active Directory
3 7 (4.70%) vCloud
4 6 (4.03%) KVM
4 6 (4.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 6 (4.03%) vSphere
4 6 (4.03%) Xen
4 6 (4.03%) XenServer
5 2 (1.34%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.67%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.68%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.01%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.34%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.34%) Cobbler
3 2 (1.34%) OpenView
3 2 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.34%) Puppet
3 2 (1.34%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.34%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.67%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 102 (68.46%) Cisco
2 55 (36.91%) CheckPoint
3 29 (19.46%) VMware
4 26 (17.45%) Microsoft
5 12 (8.05%) HP
6 11 (7.38%) F5
6 11 (7.38%) Juniper
7 8 (5.37%) Huawei
7 8 (5.37%) Oracle
7 8 (5.37%) Palo Alto
8 7 (4.70%) Citrix
9 6 (4.03%) Aruba
9 6 (4.03%) Intel Security
9 6 (4.03%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.01%) Apple
10 3 (2.01%) Avaya
10 3 (2.01%) Google
11 2 (1.34%) CommVault
11 2 (1.34%) NetApp
11 2 (1.34%) Red Hat
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