The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 128 73
Rank change year-on-year +17 -55  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 47 51 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.82% 1.54% 3.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.32% 11.64% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 37 47 109
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% -8.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £35,000 £29,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 288 438 684
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 11.12% 13.24% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 252 376 549
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +8.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £31,500 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Leeds

WAN
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for WAN in Leeds

WAN
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Leeds over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for WAN.

1 88 (77.88%) LAN
2 80 (70.80%) Cisco
3 72 (63.72%) Windows
4 70 (61.95%) Active Directory
5 68 (60.18%) Microsoft
6 64 (56.64%) Windows Server
7 51 (45.13%) VMware
8 49 (43.36%) Firewall
9 45 (39.82%) SAN
10 41 (36.28%) Cisco Certification
11 40 (35.40%) Data Centre
12 38 (33.63%) DNS
13 36 (31.86%) DHCP
13 36 (31.86%) Microsoft Certification
14 34 (30.09%) MPLS
15 31 (27.43%) Juniper
15 31 (27.43%) MS Exchange
15 31 (27.43%) Windows Server 2012
16 28 (24.78%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (24.78%) CCNP
17 27 (23.89%) SQL Server
17 27 (23.89%) Telecoms
18 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2008
19 25 (22.12%) ITIL
20 23 (20.35%) Exchange Server 2010
21 22 (19.47%) Windows 7
22 20 (17.70%) MCSE
23 19 (16.81%) VPN
24 18 (15.93%) OSPF
24 18 (15.93%) BGP

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (27.43%) MS Exchange
2 23 (20.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (10.62%) IIS
4 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.88%) CloudStack
5 1 (0.88%) Confluence
5 1 (0.88%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.88%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (12.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.54%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.42%) Office 365
3 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.65%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.77%) SaaS
5 1 (0.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 88 (77.88%) LAN
2 49 (43.36%) Firewall
3 45 (39.82%) SAN
4 38 (33.63%) DNS
5 36 (31.86%) DHCP
6 34 (30.09%) MPLS
7 19 (16.81%) VPN
8 18 (15.93%) BGP
8 18 (15.93%) OSPF
9 16 (14.16%) VoIP
10 12 (10.62%) Software-Defined Networking
11 11 (9.73%) TCP/IP
12 8 (7.08%) Asterisk PBX
12 8 (7.08%) NAS
13 6 (5.31%) VLAN
14 5 (4.42%) Cisco IOS
14 5 (4.42%) Spanning Tree
15 4 (3.54%) Ethernet
15 4 (3.54%) IP Telephony
16 3 (2.65%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (23.89%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.19%) MySQL
3 1 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.88%) Riak
Development Applications
1 1 (0.88%) JIRA
General
1 27 (23.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.88%) Back Office
3 1 (0.88%) Finance
3 1 (0.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (27.43%) Network Engineer
2 23 (20.35%) Analyst
3 21 (18.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (18.58%) Infrastructure Support
4 20 (17.70%) Support Analyst
5 18 (15.93%) Support Engineer
6 16 (14.16%) Senior Network Engineer
7 15 (13.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 14 (12.39%) Cisco Engineer
8 14 (12.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 14 (12.39%) Technical Analyst
9 13 (11.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 13 (11.50%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
9 13 (11.50%) Technical Support
10 12 (10.62%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
10 12 (10.62%) Technical Support Analyst
11 11 (9.73%) Architect
12 10 (8.85%) 3rd Line Support
13 9 (7.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 9 (7.96%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 40 (35.40%) Data Centre
2 5 (4.42%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (2.65%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.77%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.77%) Fat Client
4 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.77%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (0.88%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 72 (63.72%) Windows
2 64 (56.64%) Windows Server
3 31 (27.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (23.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (19.47%) Windows 7
6 16 (14.16%) Linux
7 7 (6.19%) Unix
8 4 (3.54%) Solaris
9 2 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.88%) AIX
10 1 (0.88%) Android
10 1 (0.88%) HPUX
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.88%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.12%) ITIL
2 18 (15.93%) Validation
3 17 (15.04%) Disaster Recovery
4 16 (14.16%) Capacity Management
4 16 (14.16%) Network Management
5 13 (11.50%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (10.62%) Change Management
6 12 (10.62%) Service Management
7 11 (9.73%) Network Monitoring
8 8 (7.08%) ITIL V3
8 8 (7.08%) Network Design
9 7 (6.19%) Fault Analysis
9 7 (6.19%) Problem Management
10 6 (5.31%) High Availability
10 6 (5.31%) Penetration Testing
11 5 (4.42%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (4.42%) DevOps
11 5 (4.42%) Migration
11 5 (4.42%) Presales
12 3 (2.65%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.42%) Bash Shell
1 5 (4.42%) Python
1 5 (4.42%) Ruby
2 4 (3.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (36.28%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (31.86%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (24.78%) CCNP
4 20 (17.70%) MCSE
5 16 (14.16%) CCNA
6 15 (13.27%) MCSA
7 11 (9.73%) CCIE
8 6 (5.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 4 (3.54%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.65%) CCA
10 3 (2.65%) CCDA
10 3 (2.65%) CCIP
10 3 (2.65%) CCSP
10 3 (2.65%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.65%) MCITP
10 3 (2.65%) VCAP
11 2 (1.77%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) PCI DSS
1 3 (2.65%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 70 (61.95%) Active Directory
2 28 (24.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (15.04%) Hyper-V
4 9 (7.96%) XenApp
5 8 (7.08%) OpenSIPS
6 6 (5.31%) KVM
6 6 (5.31%) Xen
7 5 (4.42%) vSphere
7 5 (4.42%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.65%) XenServer
9 2 (1.77%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (1.77%) Terminal Services
9 2 (1.77%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.88%) Docker
10 1 (0.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (7.96%) FortiGate
1 9 (7.96%) WSUS
2 8 (7.08%) SCCM
2 8 (7.08%) SCOM
3 5 (4.42%) Cobbler
3 5 (4.42%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (4.42%) Puppet
3 5 (4.42%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 80 (70.80%) Cisco
2 68 (60.18%) Microsoft
3 51 (45.13%) VMware
4 31 (27.43%) Juniper
5 15 (13.27%) Avaya
5 15 (13.27%) F5
6 12 (10.62%) Citrix
6 12 (10.62%) HP
6 12 (10.62%) Veeam
7 11 (9.73%) NetApp
7 11 (9.73%) Oracle
8 5 (4.42%) Dell
8 5 (4.42%) Dell Compellent
9 3 (2.65%) 3PAR
9 3 (2.65%) CommVault
9 3 (2.65%) Nimble Storage
10 2 (1.77%) EMC
10 2 (1.77%) IBM
10 2 (1.77%) Infoblox
10 2 (1.77%) Red Hat
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