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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 59 67 69
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 18 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.01% 1.89% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.88% 10.40% 7.81%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 7
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,600 £22,850 £23,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £46,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
64 173 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 9.21% 18.17% 18.85%
Number of salaries quoted 47 139 122
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 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 31 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 +5 8 £45,000 +71.42% 2
Coalville - 3 £20,000 -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 31 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 23 (88.46%) LAN
2 16 (61.54%) Windows
3 11 (42.31%) ITIL
3 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
4 10 (38.46%) Cisco
4 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (38.46%) Firewall
5 9 (34.62%) VoIP
6 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 7 (26.92%) CCNP
7 7 (26.92%) CCNA
7 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
7 7 (26.92%) Finance
8 6 (23.08%) VPN
8 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (19.23%) VMware
9 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (19.23%) MS Office
9 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
9 5 (19.23%) SAN
9 5 (19.23%) BGP
10 4 (15.38%) OSPF
10 4 (15.38%) Project Management
10 4 (15.38%) Wireless
10 4 (15.38%) Internet
10 4 (15.38%) SQL
10 4 (15.38%) Solaris
11 3 (11.54%) Programme Management

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 5 (19.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) LAN
2 10 (38.46%) Firewall
3 9 (34.62%) VoIP
4 6 (23.08%) VPN
5 5 (19.23%) SAN
5 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
5 5 (19.23%) BGP
5 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (15.38%) OSPF
6 4 (15.38%) Wireless
6 4 (15.38%) Internet
7 3 (11.54%) IP Telephony
7 3 (11.54%) Structured Cabling
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco PIX
8 2 (7.69%) Network Security
8 2 (7.69%) EIGRP
8 2 (7.69%) MPLS
8 2 (7.69%) DNS
8 2 (7.69%) DHCP
General
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
1 7 (26.92%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Automotive
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (19.23%) Network Engineer
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Project Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Analyst
2 4 (15.38%) IT Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
3 3 (11.54%) 1st Line Support
3 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Network Specialist
3 3 (11.54%) Service Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) IT Support
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Technical Support
4 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (3.85%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Technical Manager
4 1 (3.85%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Thin Client
1 3 (11.54%) Smartphone
1 3 (11.54%) Fat Client
1 3 (11.54%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Data Integration
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (15.38%) Solaris
5 3 (11.54%) Linux
5 3 (11.54%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (42.31%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Project Management
3 3 (11.54%) Change Management
3 3 (11.54%) Programme Management
3 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
4 2 (7.69%) SIEM
4 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) Server Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) Migration
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
4 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.85%) Risk Management
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (26.92%) CCNP
2 7 (26.92%) CCNA
3 2 (7.69%) MCP
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
4 1 (3.85%) MCSA
4 1 (3.85%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
1 2 (7.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) XenApp
3 1 (3.85%) XenDesktop
3 1 (3.85%) vSphere
3 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) WSUS
1 2 (7.69%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 5 (19.23%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
4 3 (11.54%) NetApp
5 2 (7.69%) NEC
5 2 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (7.69%) IronPort
5 2 (7.69%) ProCurve
5 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) Google
Leicestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Leicestershire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £32000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Leicester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £42000.00 per annum + car/car allowance
Posted: 25 days ago