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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 53 45 49
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 27 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 1.63% 4.81% 4.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.73% 22.31% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 7 24 17
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
51 121 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 11.86% 21.57% 26.67%
Number of salaries quoted 41 106 99
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £32,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £50,000 £60,000
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 29 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leicester

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) LAN
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
5 7 (53.85%) Firewall
6 6 (46.15%) DNS
6 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
7 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
7 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 5 (38.46%) MS Office
7 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
7 5 (38.46%) Finance
8 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
8 4 (30.77%) Clustering
8 4 (30.77%) Solaris
8 4 (30.77%) Network Load Balancing
9 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
9 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
9 3 (23.08%) VPN
9 3 (23.08%) MS Exchange
9 3 (23.08%) Cisco
9 3 (23.08%) VMware
9 3 (23.08%) Wireless
9 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (15.38%) Internet
10 2 (15.38%) SLA
10 2 (15.38%) CCNP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
1 5 (38.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 7 (53.85%) Firewall
3 6 (46.15%) DNS
3 6 (46.15%) TCP/IP
4 3 (23.08%) VPN
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Internet
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security
6 1 (7.69%) DHCP
6 1 (7.69%) FTP
6 1 (7.69%) SAN
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) BGP
6 1 (7.69%) SSH
6 1 (7.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) IT Manager
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Manager
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Clustering
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Fat Client
2 1 (7.69%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (92.31%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (30.77%) Solaris
5 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Network Load Balancing
2 3 (23.08%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (7.69%) Server Building
4 1 (7.69%) SIEM
4 1 (7.69%) Change Control
4 1 (7.69%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Project Management
4 1 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) CCNP
1 2 (15.38%) CCNA
1 2 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) MCSE
2 1 (7.69%) MCSA
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCDP
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) SLA
2 1 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.69%) XenApp
4 1 (7.69%) XenDesktop
4 1 (7.69%) vSphere
4 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) SCCM
1 1 (7.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) Dell
4 1 (7.69%) LANDesk
4 1 (7.69%) IronPort
4 1 (7.69%) NetApp
4 1 (7.69%) Apple
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) HP