Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Leicestershire > Leicester
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 51 50 46
Rank change year-on-year -1 -4 +28
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 38 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 3.23% 4.73% 4.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.33% 40.43% 28.23%
Number of salaries quoted 19 32 44
Leicester median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +7.59% +20.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £37,875 £24,150
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,000 £47,250
Leicestershire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +8.97% +41.82%

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 75 94 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 12.73% 11.71% 15.37%
Number of salaries quoted 70 78 100
Leicester median annual salary £44,658 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.08% +8.97% -6.02%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,600 £22,203
90th Percentile £90,000 £47,500 £65,300
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% -9.09%

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 24 February 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Leicester

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 19 (100.00%) LAN
2 16 (84.21%) Wireless
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (52.63%) CCNP
5 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (52.63%) Firewall
6 9 (47.37%) VMware
7 8 (42.11%) SAN
7 8 (42.11%) CCNA
7 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
8 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
8 7 (36.84%) Cisco
8 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
8 7 (36.84%) Clustering
8 7 (36.84%) Network Load Balancing
9 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
10 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
10 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
10 5 (26.32%) VPN
10 5 (26.32%) ITIL
11 4 (21.05%) WLAN
11 4 (21.05%) DNS
11 4 (21.05%) CCIE

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 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (100.00%) LAN
2 16 (84.21%) Wireless
3 10 (52.63%) Firewall
4 8 (42.11%) SAN
5 7 (36.84%) TCP/IP
6 6 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (26.32%) VPN
8 4 (21.05%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (21.05%) DNS
8 4 (21.05%) Internet
8 4 (21.05%) MPLS
8 4 (21.05%) WLAN
9 1 (5.26%) BGP
9 1 (5.26%) OSPF
9 1 (5.26%) VLAN
9 1 (5.26%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (57.89%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) IT Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) IT Support
2 6 (31.58%) IT Support Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Wireless Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) LAN Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Network Specialist
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Firewall Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Wireless Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) Wireless Network Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) Wireless Network Engineer
3 4 (21.05%) WLAN Consultant
3 4 (21.05%) WLAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Clustering
2 1 (5.26%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (26.32%) Windows Server
4 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Network Load Balancing
2 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 4 (21.05%) Change Management
3 4 (21.05%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.26%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.26%) Presales
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (52.63%) CCNP
1 10 (52.63%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (42.11%) CCNA
3 4 (21.05%) CCDE
3 4 (21.05%) CCDP
3 4 (21.05%) CCIE
3 4 (21.05%) HP APS
3 4 (21.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
3 4 (21.05%) vSphere
4 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (21.05%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) VMware
2 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 6 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 4 (21.05%) HP
4 4 (21.05%) NetApp
4 4 (21.05%) ProCurve
5 2 (10.53%) Juniper
6 1 (5.26%) Google