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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 49 61 55
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 5 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.39% 1.28% 2.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 7.81% 14.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 12
Average salary £23,750 £31,250 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% -16.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £37,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
80 64 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 19.09% 16.37% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 77 61 68
Average salary £47,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
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 19 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leicester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 24 (66.67%) Cisco
2 20 (55.56%) LAN
3 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
4 13 (36.11%) Windows
5 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
5 12 (33.33%) Firewall
6 11 (30.56%) Incident Management
6 11 (30.56%) MPLS
7 10 (27.78%) ITIL
7 10 (27.78%) VoIP
7 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
8 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 9 (25.00%) HP
8 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (22.22%) Linux
9 8 (22.22%) VPN
9 8 (22.22%) MS Office
9 8 (22.22%) Change Management
9 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
9 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
10 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (19.44%) Billing
10 7 (19.44%) Supplier Management
10 7 (19.44%) SQL
10 7 (19.44%) Oracle
10 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
10 7 (19.44%) IIS
11 6 (16.67%) Java
11 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (19.44%) IIS
3 4 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.78%) Lync
5 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 8 (22.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) SAP Retail
1 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.89%) PaaS
1 5 (13.89%) IaaS
2 3 (8.33%) Office 365
3 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (55.56%) LAN
2 12 (33.33%) Firewall
3 11 (30.56%) MPLS
4 10 (27.78%) VoIP
5 8 (22.22%) VPN
6 6 (16.67%) DNS
6 6 (16.67%) SAN
6 6 (16.67%) DHCP
7 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
7 5 (13.89%) Wireless
7 5 (13.89%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (11.11%) IP Telephony
8 4 (11.11%) FTP
9 3 (8.33%) EIGRP
9 3 (8.33%) DMVPN
10 2 (5.56%) Internet
11 1 (2.78%) BGP
11 1 (2.78%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (19.44%) SQL Server
1 7 (19.44%) Oracle Database
2 5 (13.89%) Relational Database
2 5 (13.89%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 5 (13.89%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (19.44%) Billing
2 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.89%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (27.78%) Network Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Team Leader
3 5 (13.89%) Systems Administrator
3 5 (13.89%) Desktop Support
3 5 (13.89%) Administrator
4 4 (11.11%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Support
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.56%) Developer
6 2 (5.56%) ASP Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) .NET
1 2 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Clustering
1 5 (13.89%) iPhone
2 3 (8.33%) Fat Client
2 3 (8.33%) Thin Client
3 2 (5.56%) EPoS
4 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.78%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (36.11%) Windows
2 8 (22.22%) Linux
2 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (13.89%) UNIX
4 5 (13.89%) HPUX
5 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (30.56%) Incident Management
2 10 (27.78%) ITIL
3 8 (22.22%) Change Management
4 7 (19.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (19.44%) Supplier Management
5 6 (16.67%) Service Delivery
6 5 (13.89%) Software Licensing
6 5 (13.89%) Migration
7 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
7 4 (11.11%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.56%) Performance Improvement
8 2 (5.56%) Network Design
8 2 (5.56%) Network Planning
9 1 (2.78%) MOF
9 1 (2.78%) CRM
9 1 (2.78%) Change Control
9 1 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 7 (19.44%) SQL
2 6 (16.67%) Java
3 4 (11.11%) VB
4 2 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (13.89%) CCNP
3 4 (11.11%) CCNA
4 3 (8.33%) MCP
4 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.33%) CCIE
5 1 (2.78%) MCITP
5 1 (2.78%) Degree
5 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (22.22%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.33%) XenApp
3 3 (8.33%) XenDesktop
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.78%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) SCCM
1 1 (2.78%) SCOM
Vendors
1 24 (66.67%) Cisco
2 14 (38.89%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.00%) HP
4 7 (19.44%) Oracle
5 5 (13.89%) SAP
5 5 (13.89%) Apple
5 5 (13.89%) VMware
6 4 (11.11%) ProCurve
7 3 (8.33%) Citrix
8 2 (5.56%) NEC
9 1 (2.78%) IronPort
9 1 (2.78%) Sage
9 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.78%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.78%) NetApp
9 1 (2.78%) Dell
9 1 (2.78%) EMC