Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 87 57 55
Rank change year-on-year -30 -2 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 16 16 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 2.21% 2.60% 4.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.32% 23.88% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 31
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -19.54% +5.45%
10th Percentile £26,525 £26,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £43,750 £51,750 £52,500
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% -2.94% +3.03%

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 155 67 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 21.41% 10.89% 10.57%
Number of salaries quoted 78 64 71
Leicester median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% +2.94% +8.97%
10th Percentile £33,250 £26,250 £21,600
90th Percentile £62,500 £90,000 £50,000
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +15.68%

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 20 March 2019.

Salary histogram for WAN in Leicester

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 12 (75.00%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL
7 4 (25.00%) Linux
8 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
8 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
8 3 (18.75%) Cisco
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Clustering
8 3 (18.75%) Firewall
8 3 (18.75%) Wireless
8 3 (18.75%) Finance
8 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
8 3 (18.75%) Network Load Balancing
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (12.50%) MCTS
9 2 (12.50%) MCITP
9 2 (12.50%) ProCurve
9 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
9 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (12.50%) Ansible
9 2 (12.50%) DevOps
9 2 (12.50%) SaltStack

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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
2 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (18.75%) Firewall
3 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) Internet
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Analyst
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) IT Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (18.75%) Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) IT Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (12.50%) Network Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Network Support
5 2 (12.50%) Network Support Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Security Analyst
5 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (6.25%) Server Support
6 1 (6.25%) Server Support Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Service Manager
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
6 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (37.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (18.75%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (12.50%) DevOps
4 2 (12.50%) Fault Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 1 (6.25%) IT Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Patch Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Service Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
2 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) MCITP
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) MCTS
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) Hyper-V
3 2 (12.50%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (12.50%) Ansible
2 2 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (12.50%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Cisco
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 2 (12.50%) HP
2 2 (12.50%) ProCurve
2 2 (12.50%) SaltStack
3 1 (6.25%) Salesforce.com