The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Leicester region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 51 56
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 17 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 3.10% 1.63% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.04% 7.89% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 8
Average salary £26,250 £32,250 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% -16.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,825 £27,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £39,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
113 76 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.62% 20.71% 15.98%
Number of salaries quoted 94 74 64
Average salary £46,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Leicestershire

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 29 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leicester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 31 (68.89%) Cisco
2 21 (46.67%) LAN
3 16 (35.56%) VoIP
4 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 15 (33.33%) Windows
4 15 (33.33%) MPLS
4 15 (33.33%) Incident Management
5 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
6 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (26.67%) Change Management
6 12 (26.67%) Firewall
7 11 (24.44%) Billing
7 11 (24.44%) Supplier Management
7 11 (24.44%) Hyper-V
7 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
7 11 (24.44%) DNS
8 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
8 10 (22.22%) Clustering
9 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (20.00%) HP
10 8 (17.78%) CCNP
10 8 (17.78%) ITIL
11 7 (15.56%) VPN
11 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
11 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
12 6 (13.33%) DHCP
12 6 (13.33%) Linux
12 6 (13.33%) IIS
12 6 (13.33%) Java

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, 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 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) IIS
3 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.22%) Lync
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) SAP Retail
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) PaaS
1 5 (11.11%) IaaS
2 2 (4.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) LAN
2 16 (35.56%) VoIP
3 15 (33.33%) MPLS
4 12 (26.67%) Firewall
5 11 (24.44%) DNS
6 10 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 7 (15.56%) VPN
8 6 (13.33%) SAN
8 6 (13.33%) DHCP
9 5 (11.11%) Wireless
9 5 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (8.89%) EIGRP
10 4 (8.89%) DMVPN
10 4 (8.89%) FTP
11 2 (4.44%) Internet
11 2 (4.44%) IP Telephony
12 1 (2.22%) BGP
12 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (24.44%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
2 5 (11.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 5 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (24.44%) Billing
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Network Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Team Leader
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (11.11%) Desktop Support
4 5 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (11.11%) Administrator
5 3 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Desktop Support
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.44%) Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) .NET
1 2 (4.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Clustering
2 5 (11.11%) iPhone
3 3 (6.67%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.67%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.44%) EPoS
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (13.33%) Linux
4 5 (11.11%) HPUX
4 5 (11.11%) UNIX
5 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (33.33%) Incident Management
2 12 (26.67%) Change Management
3 11 (24.44%) Supplier Management
4 9 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (17.78%) ITIL
6 5 (11.11%) Migration
6 5 (11.11%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.89%) Network Design
7 4 (8.89%) Network Planning
7 4 (8.89%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.22%) MOF
8 1 (2.22%) CRM
8 1 (2.22%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.22%) High Availability
8 1 (2.22%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) Java
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) VB
4 2 (4.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (17.78%) CCNP
3 5 (11.11%) CCNA
3 5 (11.11%) CCIE
4 3 (6.67%) MCP
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.22%) MCITP
5 1 (2.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (31.11%) Active Directory
2 11 (24.44%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.67%) XenApp
3 3 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.22%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.22%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) SCCM
1 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 31 (68.89%) Cisco
2 15 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.00%) HP
4 5 (11.11%) Oracle
4 5 (11.11%) SAP
4 5 (11.11%) Apple
5 4 (8.89%) ProCurve
6 3 (6.67%) VMware
6 3 (6.67%) Citrix
7 2 (4.44%) NEC
8 1 (2.22%) IronPort
8 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.22%) NetApp
8 1 (2.22%) Dell
8 1 (2.22%) EMC
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