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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 47 48 55
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.69% 3.20% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.00% 15.18% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 6 14 4
Average salary £43,500 £24,750 £32,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.75% -23.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £22,575 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £46,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
50 112 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 12.08% 21.09% 19.84%
Number of salaries quoted 34 93 74
Average salary £40,000 £46,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +22.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £48,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leicester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 10 (66.67%) Windows
3 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (46.67%) Firewall
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
5 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco
6 5 (33.33%) CCNP
6 5 (33.33%) SAN
6 5 (33.33%) MS Office
6 5 (33.33%) ITIL
6 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 5 (33.33%) VoIP
6 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
7 4 (26.67%) SQL
7 4 (26.67%) VPN
7 4 (26.67%) Solaris
7 4 (26.67%) Internet
7 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
8 3 (20.00%) CCNA
8 3 (20.00%) NetApp
8 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
8 3 (20.00%) Project Management
8 3 (20.00%) Wireless
8 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
8 3 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
8 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 1 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
1 5 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 7 (46.67%) Firewall
3 5 (33.33%) VoIP
3 5 (33.33%) SAN
4 4 (26.67%) Internet
4 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (20.00%) Structured Cabling
5 3 (20.00%) Wireless
5 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
6 2 (13.33%) Cisco PIX
6 2 (13.33%) Network Security
6 2 (13.33%) MPLS
6 2 (13.33%) OSPF
6 2 (13.33%) BGP
7 1 (6.67%) DHCP
7 1 (6.67%) FTP
7 1 (6.67%) DNS
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) IT Manager
1 4 (26.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
3 1 (6.67%) Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Thin Client
2 1 (6.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (6.67%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (26.67%) Solaris
5 1 (6.67%) Linux
5 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (20.00%) Project Management
2 3 (20.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (13.33%) Load Balancing
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) SIEM
4 1 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.67%) Migration
4 1 (6.67%) Time Management
4 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) CCNP
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (20.00%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) MCP
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) MCSE
4 1 (6.67%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (6.67%) XenApp
2 1 (6.67%) XenDesktop
2 1 (6.67%) vSphere
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) NetApp
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) NEC
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) IronPort
4 2 (13.33%) ProCurve
5 1 (6.67%) Dell
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) Google
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