The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 68 69
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 12 25 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.65% 2.54% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.67% 13.23% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 9
Average salary £45,000 £35,500 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.76% +31.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,050 £24,900 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £46,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +6.66%
WAN
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicestershire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
61 189 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 8.37% 19.23% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 48 154 126
Average salary £40,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.57% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,778 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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
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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 +1 6 £50,000 +31.57%
Lutterworth - 2 £30,500 -
Coalville - 2 £20,000 -
Hinckley - 1 £55,000 -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 22 (88.00%) LAN
2 18 (72.00%) Windows
3 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (36.00%) VoIP
5 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (32.00%) Firewall
5 8 (32.00%) Finance
5 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
7 6 (24.00%) DNS
7 6 (24.00%) Cisco
8 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (20.00%) SQL
8 5 (20.00%) ITIL
8 5 (20.00%) Wireless
8 5 (20.00%) VMware
8 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
9 4 (16.00%) Network Load Balancing
9 4 (16.00%) Project Management
9 4 (16.00%) Clustering
9 4 (16.00%) MS Office
9 4 (16.00%) Solaris
9 4 (16.00%) VPN
9 4 (16.00%) CCNP
9 4 (16.00%) CCNA
10 3 (12.00%) SLA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (28.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) LAN
2 9 (36.00%) VoIP
3 8 (32.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (32.00%) Firewall
4 6 (24.00%) DNS
5 5 (20.00%) Wireless
6 4 (16.00%) VPN
7 3 (12.00%) SAN
7 3 (12.00%) Internet
7 3 (12.00%) BGP
8 2 (8.00%) OSPF
8 2 (8.00%) DHCP
8 2 (8.00%) PBX
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (8.00%) Network Security
8 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (8.00%) Structured Cabling
9 1 (4.00%) IP Telephony
9 1 (4.00%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (32.00%) Finance
2 7 (28.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (8.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Retail
4 1 (4.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (20.00%) Analyst
1 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Manager
2 4 (16.00%) IT Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Service Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.00%) Clustering
2 3 (12.00%) Thin Client
2 3 (12.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (8.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (72.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (16.00%) Solaris
5 3 (12.00%) Linux
6 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Project Management
2 4 (16.00%) Network Load Balancing
3 3 (12.00%) Change Management
3 3 (12.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (12.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) ERP
4 2 (8.00%) SIEM
4 2 (8.00%) Server Monitoring
5 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (4.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
5 1 (4.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) CCNP
2 4 (16.00%) CCNA
3 1 (4.00%) CCDP
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
2 2 (8.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) WSUS
1 2 (8.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) Cisco
3 5 (20.00%) VMware
4 3 (12.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) IronPort
5 2 (8.00%) Dell
6 1 (4.00%) HP
6 1 (4.00%) NetApp