Period
to 21 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 58 59
Rank change year-on-year +3 +1 +21
Permanent jobs citing WAN 21 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.47% 3.77% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.27% 45.16% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 24
Leicester median annual salary £35,000 £44,658 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.63% +8.26% -2.94%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,675 £24,000
90th Percentile £46,250 £52,500 £46,575
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £44,317 £41,250
% change year-on-year -21.02% +7.43% +14.58%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leicester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 77 62 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 12.73% 8.34% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 74 51 64
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £36,500 £43,835
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.44% -16.73% +9.59%
10th Percentile £26,300 £21,000 £22,073
90th Percentile £90,000 £52,500 £64,100
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -10.26%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicester.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Leicester

WAN
Salary Trend in Leicester

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

Salary trend for WAN in Leicester

WAN
Salary Histogram in Leicester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Leicester over the 6 months to 21 May 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 May 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leicester region with a requirement for WAN.

1 21 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
4 13 (61.90%) TCP/IP
4 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
6 11 (52.38%) Wireless
7 10 (47.62%) DNS
8 9 (42.86%) Cisco
9 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
9 8 (38.10%) VMware
10 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 7 (33.33%) Office 365
11 6 (28.57%) DHCP
11 6 (28.57%) Firewall
11 6 (28.57%) CCNP
11 6 (28.57%) CCNA
11 6 (28.57%) VPN
11 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
11 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (23.81%) vSphere
12 5 (23.81%) Retail
12 5 (23.81%) Network Load Balancing
12 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Clustering
12 5 (23.81%) Juniper
12 5 (23.81%) SAN
12 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
12 5 (23.81%) Clustering

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 7 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) G Suite
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (61.90%) TCP/IP
3 11 (52.38%) Wireless
4 10 (47.62%) DNS
5 6 (28.57%) DHCP
5 6 (28.57%) Firewall
5 6 (28.57%) VPN
6 5 (23.81%) SAN
7 3 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (9.52%) Internet
8 2 (9.52%) WLAN
9 1 (4.76%) Softphone
9 1 (4.76%) VLAN
9 1 (4.76%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (23.81%) Retail
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 6 (28.57%) IT Support
3 5 (23.81%) Analyst
3 5 (23.81%) IT Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Network Specialist
5 3 (14.29%) Network Support
5 3 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (14.29%) Server Specialist
5 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
6 2 (9.52%) Senior Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Senior UAT Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) UAT Analyst
6 2 (9.52%) UAT Test Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
7 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Clustering
2 3 (14.29%) Replication
3 2 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 1 (4.76%) iPhone
4 1 (4.76%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server
5 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (19.05%) Linux
7 3 (14.29%) Mac OS
8 1 (4.76%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (19.05%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
3 2 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
3 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Scenario Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
3 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Line Management
4 1 (4.76%) Network Design
4 1 (4.76%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (28.57%) CCNA
1 6 (28.57%) CCNP
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) ISEB
2 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.76%) MCITP
3 1 (4.76%) MCSE
3 1 (4.76%) MCTS
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 7 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (23.81%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 8 (38.10%) VMware
3 5 (23.81%) Juniper
4 3 (14.29%) Veeam
5 2 (9.52%) Sophos
6 1 (4.76%) Google