Period
to 25 November 2017

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 25 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 31 43
Rank change year-on-year -15 +12 +31
Permanent jobs citing WAN 24 68 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 4.19% 7.96% 5.02%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.63% 43.04% 31.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24 60 58
Leicester median annual salary £28,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.94% +3.03% +66.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £41,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,350 £45,000 £61,250
Leicestershire median annual salary £28,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -32.94% +6.25% +45.45%

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 81 158 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 14.14% 18.50% 15.89%
Number of salaries quoted 72 132 103
Leicester median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% +21.43% -26.32%
10th Percentile £25,800 £30,125 £21,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £45,000 £49,750
Leicestershire median annual salary £36,535 £42,500 £34,425
% change year-on-year -14.03% +23.46% -9.41%

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 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Leicester

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Leicester region with a requirement for WAN.

1 24 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (70.83%) Wireless
3 15 (62.50%) Windows
4 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
5 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 11 (45.83%) Cisco
6 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (41.67%) CCNP
7 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
8 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 9 (37.50%) VMware
8 9 (37.50%) Clustering
8 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
8 9 (37.50%) Network Load Balancing
8 9 (37.50%) Firewall
8 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 7 (29.17%) ITIL
11 6 (25.00%) CCNA
11 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
12 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
12 5 (20.83%) HP
12 5 (20.83%) SAN
13 4 (16.67%) NetApp
13 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (16.67%) Internet

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 3 (12.50%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (70.83%) Wireless
3 9 (37.50%) Firewall
3 9 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (20.83%) SAN
6 4 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (16.67%) Internet
6 4 (16.67%) MPLS
6 4 (16.67%) VLAN
6 4 (16.67%) VPN
6 4 (16.67%) WLAN
7 3 (12.50%) BGP
7 3 (12.50%) OSPF
7 3 (12.50%) VoIP
8 1 (4.17%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.17%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.17%) RDBMS
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) IT Engineer
1 9 (37.50%) Support Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) IT Support
2 8 (33.33%) IT Support Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Cisco Wireless Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) LAN Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Senior Network Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Support
4 4 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Wireless Network Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Wireless Network Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) WLAN Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Clustering
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 15 (62.50%) Windows
2 11 (45.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
5 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 7 (29.17%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Change Management
3 4 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
4 2 (8.33%) CRM
4 2 (8.33%) Customer-Centric Approach
4 2 (8.33%) Customer-Centricity
4 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
4 2 (8.33%) Statistics
5 1 (4.17%) Load Balancing
5 1 (4.17%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) CCNP
1 10 (41.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (25.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.67%) CCDE
3 4 (16.67%) CCDP
3 4 (16.67%) CCIE
3 4 (16.67%) HP APS
3 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (8.33%) MCSE
4 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.17%) MCITP
5 1 (4.17%) MCP
5 1 (4.17%) MCSA
5 1 (4.17%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (25.00%) PCI DSS
2 3 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
3 3 (12.50%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (16.67%) SmoothWall
3 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (4.17%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 11 (45.83%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) HP
5 4 (16.67%) NetApp
5 4 (16.67%) ProCurve
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix
6 2 (8.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.17%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.17%) Dell
7 1 (4.17%) Symantec