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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 110 85 77
Rank change year-on-year -25 -8  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 45 80 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.79% 2.74% 3.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.86% 18.10% 21.16%
Number of salaries quoted 38 75 102
Median salary £42,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,350 £25,800 £29,050
10% offered a salary of more than £52,900 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

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 350 442 567
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 13.92% 15.13% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 275 361 474
Median salary £42,800 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 73 (79.35%) Cisco
2 59 (64.13%) LAN
3 52 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 46 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 45 (48.91%) VMware
6 44 (47.83%) Windows
7 42 (45.65%) MPLS
7 42 (45.65%) Firewall
8 39 (42.39%) Windows Server
9 37 (40.22%) Cisco Certification
9 37 (40.22%) VPN
10 32 (34.78%) CCNP
10 32 (34.78%) BGP
11 31 (33.70%) OSPF
11 31 (33.70%) Data Centre
12 28 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
12 28 (30.43%) SAN
12 28 (30.43%) ITIL
13 27 (29.35%) Linux
14 26 (28.26%) Juniper
15 25 (27.17%) VoIP
16 24 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
17 23 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
18 22 (23.91%) DNS
19 21 (22.83%) HP
20 19 (20.65%) DHCP
20 19 (20.65%) VLAN
21 18 (19.57%) F5
22 16 (17.39%) Avaya
23 15 (16.30%) MCSA

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 14 (15.22%) MS Exchange
2 10 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (5.43%) IIS
4 4 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Office 365
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) IaaS
3 1 (1.09%) PaaS
3 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 59 (64.13%) LAN
2 42 (45.65%) Firewall
2 42 (45.65%) MPLS
3 37 (40.22%) VPN
4 32 (34.78%) BGP
5 31 (33.70%) OSPF
6 28 (30.43%) SAN
7 25 (27.17%) VoIP
8 22 (23.91%) DNS
9 19 (20.65%) DHCP
9 19 (20.65%) VLAN
10 15 (16.30%) Cisco IOS
11 13 (14.13%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (14.13%) TCP/IP
12 12 (13.04%) Spanning Tree
13 7 (7.61%) Software-Defined Networking
14 5 (5.43%) EIGRP
14 5 (5.43%) WLAN
15 4 (4.35%) IPsec
15 4 (4.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (3.26%) MySQL
2 3 (3.26%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.26%) Riak
General
1 14 (15.22%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (1.09%) Law
3 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (29.35%) Network Engineer
2 15 (16.30%) Support Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) Architect
3 14 (15.22%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (15.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (13.04%) Infrastructure Support
5 11 (11.96%) Analyst
5 11 (11.96%) Support Analyst
6 10 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 10 (10.87%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
6 10 (10.87%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (10.87%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 9 (9.78%) Network Architect
8 8 (8.70%) Network Operations Engineer
8 8 (8.70%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 31 (33.70%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.96%) Linux Command Line
3 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.26%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.09%) IVR
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Licensing
5 1 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 44 (47.83%) Windows
2 39 (42.39%) Windows Server
3 27 (29.35%) Linux
4 24 (26.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (16.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.26%) Solaris
9 2 (2.17%) Unix
9 2 (2.17%) Windows 10
9 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) ITIL
2 12 (13.04%) High Availability
3 10 (10.87%) Penetration Testing
3 10 (10.87%) Presales
4 9 (9.78%) Network Management
5 8 (8.70%) Capacity Management
5 8 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (8.70%) Validation
6 7 (7.61%) Network Design
7 5 (5.43%) Change Management
8 4 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.35%) ITIL V3
8 4 (4.35%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.35%) Migration
8 4 (4.35%) Service Management
8 4 (4.35%) TOGAF
9 3 (3.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.26%) Converged Infrastructure
9 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.26%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.09%) C
Qualifications
1 37 (40.22%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (34.78%) CCNP
3 23 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (16.30%) MCSA
5 14 (15.22%) CCNA
6 11 (11.96%) MCSE
7 8 (8.70%) CCDA
7 8 (8.70%) CCIP
7 8 (8.70%) CCSP
8 5 (5.43%) CCIE
8 5 (5.43%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (5.43%) MCITP
9 4 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.26%) ISEB
10 3 (3.26%) MCP
10 3 (3.26%) VCAP
11 2 (2.17%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (2.17%) MCTS
12 1 (1.09%) CCENT
12 1 (1.09%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) PCI DSS
2 3 (3.26%) PMO
2 3 (3.26%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 28 (30.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.35%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.35%) OpenSIPS
3 4 (4.35%) vSphere
3 4 (4.35%) XenApp
4 3 (3.26%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (3.26%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (3.26%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.09%) Docker
6 1 (1.09%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (9.78%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.26%) SCCM
3 2 (2.17%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.17%) WSUS
4 1 (1.09%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.09%) SCOM
4 1 (1.09%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 73 (79.35%) Cisco
2 52 (56.52%) Microsoft
3 45 (48.91%) VMware
4 26 (28.26%) Juniper
5 21 (22.83%) HP
6 18 (19.57%) F5
7 16 (17.39%) Avaya
8 7 (7.61%) Citrix
8 7 (7.61%) NetApp
9 6 (6.52%) Oracle
10 4 (4.35%) Aruba
10 4 (4.35%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.35%) CommVault
11 3 (3.26%) 3PAR
11 3 (3.26%) Brocade
11 3 (3.26%) Civica
11 3 (3.26%) EMC
11 3 (3.26%) Infoblox
11 3 (3.26%) Red Hat
11 3 (3.26%) Veeam
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