Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 48 39
Rank change year-on-year -15 -9 +26
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 24 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 4.28% 4.12% 6.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 28.28% 36.36% 39.02%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 46
Leicester median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -23.53% -15.00%
10th Percentile £29,450 £26,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £46,250 £52,500 £44,250
Leicestershire median annual salary £31,000 £32,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -4.62% -23.53% -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 99 66 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 15.14% 11.34% 15.93%
Number of salaries quoted 84 54 99
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,468 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £52,500 £45,025
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +7.14% -17.65% +11.84%

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Leicester

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 28 (100.00%) LAN
2 22 (78.57%) Windows
3 21 (75.00%) TCP/IP
4 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
5 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (46.43%) Wireless
8 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
8 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
9 10 (35.71%) Office 365
9 10 (35.71%) Cisco
9 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
10 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
10 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
10 8 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
10 8 (28.57%) Clustering
11 7 (25.00%) VMware
11 7 (25.00%) Linux
11 7 (25.00%) DNS
12 6 (21.43%) DHCP
12 6 (21.43%) Firewall
13 5 (17.86%) WLAN
14 4 (14.29%) MCSE
14 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (14.29%) ISEB
14 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (14.29%) Finance
14 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
14 4 (14.29%) Software Testing

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 (10.71%) MS Exchange
1 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) LAN
2 21 (75.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (46.43%) Wireless
4 7 (25.00%) DNS
5 6 (21.43%) DHCP
5 6 (21.43%) Firewall
6 5 (17.86%) WLAN
7 3 (10.71%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (10.71%) VPN
8 2 (7.14%) Internet
8 2 (7.14%) SAN
9 1 (3.57%) Softphone
9 1 (3.57%) VLAN
9 1 (3.57%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (14.29%) Finance
2 2 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) IT Support
2 10 (35.71%) Support Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Analyst
3 9 (32.14%) IT Engineer
4 8 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (17.86%) Support Analyst
7 4 (14.29%) Administrator
7 4 (14.29%) Network Engineer
7 4 (14.29%) Senior Test Analyst
7 4 (14.29%) Senior UAT Analyst
7 4 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (14.29%) Test Analyst
7 4 (14.29%) UAT Analyst
7 4 (14.29%) UAT Test Analyst
8 3 (10.71%) IT Analyst
8 3 (10.71%) Senior Applications Support
8 3 (10.71%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
8 3 (10.71%) Senior IT Support
8 3 (10.71%) Senior IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Clustering
2 3 (10.71%) Replication
3 2 (7.14%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 22 (78.57%) Windows
2 16 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (28.57%) Windows Server
5 7 (25.00%) Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Mac OS
6 3 (10.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (14.29%) Scenario Testing
2 4 (14.29%) Software Testing
2 4 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (10.71%) Change Control
3 3 (10.71%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 3 (10.71%) Proactive Monitoring
3 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (10.71%) Server Management
4 2 (7.14%) Antivirus Management
4 2 (7.14%) Asset Management
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) CRM
4 2 (7.14%) Patch Management
4 2 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (3.57%) Functional Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Line Management
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design
5 1 (3.57%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) ISEB
1 4 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
1 4 (14.29%) MCSE
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (10.71%) CCNA
2 3 (10.71%) CCNP
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (10.71%) MCITP
2 3 (10.71%) MCTS
3 2 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) GDPR
1 3 (10.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 11 (39.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 10 (35.71%) Cisco
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (25.00%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Juniper
3 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
3 3 (10.71%) Veeam
4 2 (7.14%) Sophos