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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 67 74 72
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 9 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 1.59% 1.28% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.79% 7.96% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 16
Average salary £24,250 £32,500 £37,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.38% -12.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,525 £21,800 £24,650
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £60,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
143 113 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 16.23% 16.10% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 122 110 114
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 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 22 August 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 +11 14 £24,250 -22.40% 2
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 28 (63.64%) Cisco
2 25 (56.82%) LAN
3 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
4 17 (38.64%) Windows
5 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
6 14 (31.82%) Firewall
7 13 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
8 12 (27.27%) VoIP
9 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (25.00%) MPLS
9 11 (25.00%) Incident Management
9 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
9 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
10 10 (22.73%) ITIL
10 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
10 10 (22.73%) DNS
11 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
11 9 (20.45%) CCNP
11 9 (20.45%) HP
11 9 (20.45%) Clustering
11 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
12 8 (18.18%) Change Management
12 8 (18.18%) VPN
12 8 (18.18%) Linux
13 7 (15.91%) IIS
13 7 (15.91%) MS Office
13 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (15.91%) Billing
13 7 (15.91%) Supplier Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (22.73%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.91%) IIS
3 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.27%) Lync
6 1 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 7 (15.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) SAP Retail
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.27%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.36%) IaaS
1 5 (11.36%) PaaS
2 2 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (56.82%) LAN
2 14 (31.82%) Firewall
3 12 (27.27%) VoIP
4 11 (25.00%) MPLS
5 10 (22.73%) DNS
6 9 (20.45%) TCP/IP
7 8 (18.18%) VPN
8 6 (13.64%) SAN
8 6 (13.64%) DHCP
9 5 (11.36%) Wireless
9 5 (11.36%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (9.09%) EIGRP
10 4 (9.09%) FTP
10 4 (9.09%) DMVPN
11 3 (6.82%) IP Telephony
12 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (4.55%) Internet
13 1 (2.27%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (2.27%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.64%) Oracle Database
3 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
3 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
4 1 (2.27%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 5 (11.36%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (15.91%) Billing
2 5 (11.36%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Network Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Team Leader
3 6 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Desktop Support
4 5 (11.36%) Administrator
4 5 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (9.09%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Desktop Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Desktop Support
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.55%) ASP Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) .NET
1 2 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Clustering
2 5 (11.36%) iPhone
3 3 (6.82%) Thin Client
3 3 (6.82%) Fat Client
4 2 (4.55%) EPoS
5 1 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (38.64%) Windows
2 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (18.18%) Linux
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (11.36%) UNIX
5 5 (11.36%) HPUX
6 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (25.00%) Incident Management
2 10 (22.73%) ITIL
3 9 (20.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (18.18%) Change Management
5 7 (15.91%) Supplier Management
6 6 (13.64%) Service Delivery
7 5 (11.36%) Migration
8 4 (9.09%) Problem Management
8 4 (9.09%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (9.09%) Network Design
8 4 (9.09%) Network Planning
8 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (2.27%) High Availability
9 1 (2.27%) Performance Improvement
9 1 (2.27%) Change Control
9 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.27%) CRM
9 1 (2.27%) MOF
9 1 (2.27%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.64%) Java
1 6 (13.64%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) VB
3 2 (4.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (20.45%) CCNP
3 6 (13.64%) CCNA
4 5 (11.36%) CCIE
5 3 (6.82%) MCP
6 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.27%) MCSE
7 1 (2.27%) MCITP
7 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.82%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 11 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (6.82%) XenApp
3 3 (6.82%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.27%) ISA Server
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.27%) SCCM
1 1 (2.27%) SCOM
Vendors
1 28 (63.64%) Cisco
2 18 (40.91%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.45%) HP
4 6 (13.64%) Oracle
5 5 (11.36%) SAP
5 5 (11.36%) Apple
6 4 (9.09%) VMware
6 4 (9.09%) ProCurve
7 3 (6.82%) Citrix
8 2 (4.55%) NEC
9 1 (2.27%) Sage
9 1 (2.27%) NetApp
9 1 (2.27%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.27%) Dell
9 1 (2.27%) EMC
9 1 (2.27%) IronPort
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