The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 49 58 33
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -25
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.50% 3.70% 6.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.23% 14.00% 24.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 21 24
Average salary £35,000 £44,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +62.96%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,125 £28,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £38,750 £45,000 £37,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
WAN
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
83 150 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.75% 26.41% 26.72%
Number of salaries quoted 75 139 99
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

WAN
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Leicester region.

WAN Salary Trend in Leicester

WAN
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 3 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leicester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Clustering
3 4 (57.14%) Network Load Balancing
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (14.29%) XenApp
6 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
6 1 (14.29%) Bourne shell
6 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
6 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, IT jobs across the Leicester 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 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 4 (57.14%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Wireless
5 2 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (28.57%) Internet
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) FTP
6 1 (14.29%) SSH
6 1 (14.29%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Support Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (28.57%) Technical Support
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support
4 1 (14.29%) Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Clustering
2 1 (14.29%) Fat Client
2 1 (14.29%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) UNIX
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (28.57%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (14.29%) ITIL
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
1 1 (14.29%) Korn
1 1 (14.29%) Bourne shell
1 1 (14.29%) Bash Shell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) WSUS
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) LANDesk
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Dell
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix
3 1 (14.29%) Apple