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

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 46 50 61
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 2.27% 1.53% 3.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.07% 6.32% 12.43%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 21
Average salary £41,250 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £21,375 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £38,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +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
56 95 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 14.11% 24.17% 30.84%
Number of salaries quoted 44 87 159
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 9 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leicester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 36 (97.30%) LAN
2 20 (54.05%) Windows
3 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
4 17 (45.95%) Windows Server
5 13 (35.14%) Cisco
5 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
5 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
5 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
6 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
7 11 (29.73%) Project Management
8 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
9 8 (21.62%) Firewall
9 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
9 8 (21.62%) MS Office
9 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
10 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2013
10 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
10 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
11 6 (16.22%) VMware
11 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
11 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
11 6 (16.22%) Internet
11 6 (16.22%) DNS
11 6 (16.22%) DHCP
11 6 (16.22%) CCNP
11 6 (16.22%) CCNA
11 6 (16.22%) ITIL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (35.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (13.51%) Skype for Business
4 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (21.62%) MS Office
2 7 (18.92%) MS Excel
3 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (97.30%) LAN
2 12 (32.43%) TCP/IP
3 8 (21.62%) Firewall
4 6 (16.22%) DHCP
4 6 (16.22%) DNS
4 6 (16.22%) Internet
5 5 (13.51%) VoIP
6 4 (10.81%) Broadband
6 4 (10.81%) Junos
6 4 (10.81%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (10.81%) SAN
6 4 (10.81%) Skype
6 4 (10.81%) WebEx
7 3 (8.11%) Network Security
8 2 (5.41%) MPLS
8 2 (5.41%) NAS
9 1 (2.70%) BGP
9 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.70%) OSPF
9 1 (2.70%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) MySQL
1 5 (13.51%) RDBMS
1 5 (13.51%) Relational Database
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (24.32%) Consultant
2 8 (21.62%) Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) IT Support
2 8 (21.62%) Support Analyst
2 8 (21.62%) Technical Consultant
3 7 (18.92%) IT Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) IT Support Analyst
3 7 (18.92%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Support Engineer
4 5 (13.51%) Windows Server Support
5 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.81%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (10.81%) Windows Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 20 (54.05%) Windows
2 17 (45.95%) Windows Server
3 13 (35.14%) Windows 7
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (24.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (16.22%) Windows 8
6 5 (13.51%) CentOS
6 5 (13.51%) Linux
7 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
8 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.41%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.70%) Android
9 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) Project Management
2 6 (16.22%) ITIL
3 5 (13.51%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (10.81%) Incident Management
4 4 (10.81%) Network Design
4 4 (10.81%) Presales
4 4 (10.81%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
6 2 (5.41%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.70%) Change Management
7 1 (2.70%) Computer Security
7 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.70%) Line Management
7 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) Shell Script
2 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (16.22%) CCNA
3 6 (16.22%) CCNP
3 6 (16.22%) MCP
4 4 (10.81%) MCSA
5 3 (8.11%) MCSE
6 2 (5.41%) Degree
System Software
1 13 (35.14%) Active Directory
2 8 (21.62%) Hyper-V
3 6 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.41%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
1 1 (2.70%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 18 (48.65%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco
3 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 6 (16.22%) VMware
4 5 (13.51%) Avaya
4 5 (13.51%) Red Hat
5 4 (10.81%) Citrix
5 4 (10.81%) HP
6 2 (5.41%) EMC
6 2 (5.41%) NetApp
6 2 (5.41%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) Apple
7 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.70%) Dell
7 1 (2.70%) F5
7 1 (2.70%) Mitel
7 1 (2.70%) Remedy