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 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 81 56
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -25
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 16 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.48% 1.84% 3.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.97% 7.62% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 22
Average salary £27,500 £31,500 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.69% -19.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £22,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,250 £50,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
136 210 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 17.73% 24.11% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 121 191 84
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £46,750 £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 26 November 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 26 November 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
Loughborough +8 8 £27,500 +22.22%
Hinckley +9 6 £28,750 -54.00%
Leicester +17 1 £25,000 -16.66% 1
Lutterworth - 1 £22,500 -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 26 (76.47%) LAN
2 17 (50.00%) Firewall
3 16 (47.06%) Windows
3 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 15 (44.12%) VMware
5 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (35.29%) Cisco
6 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
7 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
7 10 (29.41%) MS Office
7 10 (29.41%) Internet
8 9 (26.47%) ITIL
8 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (23.53%) DNS
9 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
9 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (20.59%) Citrix
10 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (20.59%) XenApp
11 6 (17.65%) Retail
11 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
11 6 (17.65%) CCNA
11 6 (17.65%) VPN
11 6 (17.65%) Java
11 6 (17.65%) SQL
12 5 (14.71%) SAN
12 5 (14.71%) NetApp
12 5 (14.71%) MPLS
13 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
13 4 (11.76%) HP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 12 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (29.41%) MS Office
1 10 (29.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Retail
1 1 (2.94%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) LAN
2 17 (50.00%) Firewall
3 10 (29.41%) Internet
4 8 (23.53%) DNS
5 6 (17.65%) VPN
6 5 (14.71%) SAN
6 5 (14.71%) MPLS
7 4 (11.76%) IP Telephony
8 2 (5.88%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (5.88%) DHCP
9 1 (2.94%) FTP
9 1 (2.94%) RIP
9 1 (2.94%) SNMP
9 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
9 1 (2.94%) IPv6
9 1 (2.94%) WLAN
9 1 (2.94%) Wireless
9 1 (2.94%) Frame Relay
9 1 (2.94%) IPsec
9 1 (2.94%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.94%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (17.65%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Analyst
2 9 (26.47%) Support Analyst
3 8 (23.53%) Network Engineer
3 8 (23.53%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Technical Support Analyst
4 7 (20.59%) Technical Support
5 4 (11.76%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (11.76%) Server Support
5 4 (11.76%) Server Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Server Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 4 (11.76%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.88%) ASP Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Project Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) .NET
1 2 (5.88%) XML
2 1 (2.94%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Replication
2 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (5.88%) EPoS
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (11.76%) Linux
5 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.88%) Windows XP
6 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
7 1 (2.94%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (26.47%) ITIL
2 6 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 4 (11.76%) Configuration Management
3 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
4 3 (8.82%) Incident Management
5 2 (5.88%) Performance Improvement
5 2 (5.88%) Project Management
5 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
5 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.94%) Migration
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
6 1 (2.94%) ERP
6 1 (2.94%) Change Control
6 1 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (2.94%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 6 (17.65%) Java
1 6 (17.65%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) VB
3 2 (5.88%) VBScript
4 1 (2.94%) Perl
4 1 (2.94%) Shell Script
4 1 (2.94%) Korn
4 1 (2.94%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (17.65%) CCNA
3 3 (8.82%) MCP
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.88%) CCNP
5 1 (2.94%) MCSE
5 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (2.94%) MCITP
5 1 (2.94%) Degree
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.59%) XenApp
4 4 (11.76%) vSphere
4 4 (11.76%) vCloud
5 3 (8.82%) Hyper-V
6 1 (2.94%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) VMware
3 12 (35.29%) Cisco
4 7 (20.59%) Citrix
5 5 (14.71%) NetApp
6 4 (11.76%) ProCurve
6 4 (11.76%) SAP
6 4 (11.76%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) Oracle
7 2 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.88%) NEC
8 1 (2.94%) Sage
8 1 (2.94%) Veeam
8 1 (2.94%) Meraki
8 1 (2.94%) Mitel
8 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.94%) Juniper
8 1 (2.94%) Dell
8 1 (2.94%) EMC
Leicester
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago