The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire 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 Leicestershire region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 71 70 73
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.87% 1.63% 1.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.40% 8.59% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 14
Average salary £27,500 £38,750 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.03% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,850 £24,600 £19,550
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £60,000 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
173 128 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.00% 18.99% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 139 122 102
Average salary £39,000 £38,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% +16.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,200 £25,250
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

WAN
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Leicestershire region.

WAN Salary Trend in Leicestershire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

WAN
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +3 17 £26,250 -18.60% 2
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 32 (66.67%) Cisco
2 24 (50.00%) LAN
3 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 16 (33.33%) VoIP
4 16 (33.33%) Windows
5 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
5 15 (31.25%) MPLS
5 15 (31.25%) Incident Management
6 14 (29.17%) Firewall
7 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (25.00%) Change Management
9 11 (22.92%) Supplier Management
9 11 (22.92%) Billing
9 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
9 11 (22.92%) DNS
9 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
10 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
10 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
10 10 (20.83%) ITIL
10 10 (20.83%) Clustering
11 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
11 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (18.75%) CCNP
11 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
11 9 (18.75%) HP
12 8 (16.67%) Linux
13 7 (14.58%) VPN
14 6 (12.50%) CCNA
14 6 (12.50%) DHCP
14 6 (12.50%) IIS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.50%) IIS
3 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.08%) Lync
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.42%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Retail
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) PaaS
1 5 (10.42%) IaaS
2 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (50.00%) LAN
2 16 (33.33%) VoIP
3 15 (31.25%) MPLS
4 14 (29.17%) Firewall
5 11 (22.92%) DNS
6 10 (20.83%) TCP/IP
7 7 (14.58%) VPN
8 6 (12.50%) SAN
8 6 (12.50%) DHCP
9 5 (10.42%) Wireless
9 5 (10.42%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (8.33%) FTP
10 4 (8.33%) EIGRP
10 4 (8.33%) DMVPN
11 2 (4.17%) Internet
11 2 (4.17%) IP Telephony
12 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
12 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (2.08%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.92%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) RDBMS
2 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
2 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.17%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Visual Studio
1 5 (10.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 5 (10.42%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (22.92%) Billing
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Network Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Team Leader
3 6 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
4 5 (10.42%) Desktop Support
4 5 (10.42%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (10.42%) Administrator
5 3 (6.25%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.25%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Desktop Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Desktop Support
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (4.17%) Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Windows Server Engineer
6 2 (4.17%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) .NET
1 2 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Clustering
2 5 (10.42%) iPhone
3 3 (6.25%) Fat Client
3 3 (6.25%) Thin Client
4 2 (4.17%) EPoS
5 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 16 (33.33%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (16.67%) Linux
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.42%) UNIX
5 5 (10.42%) HPUX
6 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000
7 1 (2.08%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Incident Management
2 12 (25.00%) Change Management
3 11 (22.92%) Supplier Management
4 10 (20.83%) ITIL
5 9 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (10.42%) Migration
6 5 (10.42%) Service Delivery
6 5 (10.42%) Network Load Balancing
7 4 (8.33%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.33%) Network Design
7 4 (8.33%) Network Planning
7 4 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (4.17%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.08%) Project Planning
9 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
9 1 (2.08%) High Availability
9 1 (2.08%) Change Control
9 1 (2.08%) MOF
9 1 (2.08%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.50%) Java
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
3 4 (8.33%) VB
4 2 (4.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (27.08%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (18.75%) CCNP
3 6 (12.50%) CCNA
4 5 (10.42%) CCIE
5 3 (6.25%) MCP
6 1 (2.08%) MCSE
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.08%) MCITP
6 1 (2.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 11 (22.92%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.25%) XenApp
3 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.08%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.08%) ISA Server
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
4 1 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) SCCM
1 1 (2.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) Cisco
2 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) HP
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle
4 5 (10.42%) SAP
4 5 (10.42%) Apple
5 4 (8.33%) ProCurve
6 3 (6.25%) VMware
6 3 (6.25%) Citrix
7 2 (4.17%) NEC
8 1 (2.08%) IronPort
8 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (2.08%) NetApp
8 1 (2.08%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) EMC
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