Period
to 21 October 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 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 39 37
Rank change year-on-year -18 -2 +16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 26 26 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 4.09% 4.90% 7.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.42% 33.77% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 23 26 51
Leicester median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -29.41% -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,700 £26,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £46,250 £60,250 £44,250
Leicestershire median annual salary £31,000 £30,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% -29.41% -5.56%

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 111 77 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 17.48% 14.50% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 83 70 114
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £36,535 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.64% -14.03% +19.72%
10th Percentile £28,008 £23,900 £25,550
90th Percentile £67,500 £53,700 £45,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% +23.46%

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 October 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Leicester

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 25 (96.15%) LAN
2 18 (69.23%) Windows
3 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
4 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (42.31%) Wireless
6 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (38.46%) T-SQL
7 10 (38.46%) Office 365
7 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
8 8 (30.77%) Cisco
9 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
9 7 (26.92%) Linux
9 7 (26.92%) Clustering
9 7 (26.92%) Network Load Balancing
9 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Clustering
10 6 (23.08%) Finance
11 4 (15.38%) SLA
11 4 (15.38%) ISEB
11 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (15.38%) MCSE
11 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (15.38%) Firewall
11 4 (15.38%) VMware
11 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
11 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
11 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 4 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
12 3 (11.54%) Mac OS

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 (11.54%) MS Exchange
1 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (38.46%) Office 365
2 3 (11.54%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) LAN
2 16 (61.54%) TCP/IP
3 11 (42.31%) Wireless
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
5 3 (11.54%) DHCP
5 3 (11.54%) DNS
5 3 (11.54%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (11.54%) WLAN
6 1 (3.85%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (23.08%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) IT Support
2 9 (34.62%) Analyst
2 9 (34.62%) IT Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Support Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Support Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Senior Test Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Senior UAT Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) Test Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) UAT Analyst
5 4 (15.38%) UAT Test Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) IT Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Network Support
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Applications Support
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Senior IT Support
6 3 (11.54%) Senior IT Support Analyst
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Clustering
2 3 (11.54%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (42.31%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (26.92%) Linux
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
6 3 (11.54%) Mac OS
6 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (15.38%) Software Testing
2 4 (15.38%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Change Control
3 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 3 (11.54%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 3 (11.54%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (11.54%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (7.69%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) Project Management
5 1 (3.85%) Configuration Management
5 1 (3.85%) DevOps
5 1 (3.85%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.85%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Python
2 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) ISEB
1 4 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (15.38%) MCSE
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCITP
2 3 (11.54%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
2 3 (11.54%) GDPR
2 3 (11.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 14 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 10 (38.46%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Ansible
2 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Cisco
2 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
3 4 (15.38%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
4 3 (11.54%) Veeam
5 1 (3.85%) SaltStack