The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 62 62 68
Rank change year-on-year 0 +6  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 14 3 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.95% 0.45% 1.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 24.56% 3.19% 9.22%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 13
Median salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.42% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £33,800 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 57 94 141
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 7.94% 14.03% 19.69%
Number of salaries quoted 50 73 131
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.66% +16.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £20,700 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicestershire citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Leicestershire

WAN
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Leicestershire.

Salary trend for WAN in Leicestershire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Leicestershire

WAN
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester - 8 £44,317 - 4
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £20,000 -
Coalville - 1 £32,500 -
WAN
East Midlands

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 39 (82.98%) LAN
2 31 (65.96%) Firewall
3 24 (51.06%) Cisco
4 21 (44.68%) ITIL
5 17 (36.17%) Windows
5 17 (36.17%) Supplier Management
6 16 (34.04%) CheckPoint
7 14 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (29.79%) VMware
8 13 (27.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 13 (27.66%) Wireless
8 13 (27.66%) HP
9 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
9 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
9 12 (25.53%) Retail
10 11 (23.40%) vSphere
10 11 (23.40%) ITIL V3
10 11 (23.40%) Coaching
10 11 (23.40%) Back Office
10 11 (23.40%) Business Continuity
10 11 (23.40%) CCNP
11 10 (21.28%) CommVault
11 10 (21.28%) MPLS
11 10 (21.28%) CCNA
11 10 (21.28%) SonicWALL
12 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
12 9 (19.15%) VoIP
13 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
14 7 (14.89%) DHCP
14 7 (14.89%) Microsoft

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.38%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.38%) Skype for Business
3 2 (4.26%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
1 3 (6.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) IaaS
1 5 (10.64%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 39 (82.98%) LAN
2 31 (65.96%) Firewall
3 13 (27.66%) Wireless
4 12 (25.53%) TCP/IP
5 10 (21.28%) MPLS
6 9 (19.15%) VoIP
7 7 (14.89%) DHCP
7 7 (14.89%) DNS
8 4 (8.51%) VLAN
9 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (4.26%) Internet
9 2 (4.26%) LDAP
9 2 (4.26%) Skype
9 2 (4.26%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.13%) Asterisk PBX
10 1 (2.13%) BGP
10 1 (2.13%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (2.13%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.13%) OSPF
10 1 (2.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 12 (25.53%) Retail
2 11 (23.40%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (46.81%) Network Engineer
2 13 (27.66%) Analyst
3 12 (25.53%) Infrastructure Support
4 11 (23.40%) Support Analyst
5 10 (21.28%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (19.15%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (17.02%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 7 (14.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (12.77%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (12.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (12.77%) Support Engineer
10 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support
10 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
10 5 (10.64%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 5 (10.64%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 4 (8.51%) Firewall Engineer
11 4 (8.51%) Firewall Support
11 4 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 4 (8.51%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (8.51%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
1 2 (4.26%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.26%) HTML
1 2 (4.26%) REST
1 2 (4.26%) SOAP
1 2 (4.26%) Web Services
1 2 (4.26%) XML
1 2 (4.26%) XSLT
2 1 (2.13%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.26%) iPad
2 2 (4.26%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.13%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.13%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.17%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.51%) Linux
4 3 (6.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.26%) Unix
6 1 (2.13%) Mac OS
6 1 (2.13%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) ITIL
2 17 (36.17%) Supplier Management
3 13 (27.66%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (25.53%) E-Commerce
5 11 (23.40%) Business Continuity
5 11 (23.40%) Coaching
5 11 (23.40%) ITIL V3
6 8 (17.02%) Service Delivery
7 7 (14.89%) Capacity Management
8 3 (6.38%) Project Management
8 3 (6.38%) Quality Management
8 3 (6.38%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.26%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.26%) Content Management
9 2 (4.26%) CRM
9 2 (4.26%) Data Integration
9 2 (4.26%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.26%) ERP
9 2 (4.26%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (10.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (29.79%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (23.40%) CCNP
3 10 (21.28%) CCNA
4 6 (12.77%) CCIE
5 3 (6.38%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) vSphere
2 9 (19.15%) Active Directory
3 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
4 3 (6.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (51.06%) Cisco
2 16 (34.04%) CheckPoint
3 14 (29.79%) VMware
4 13 (27.66%) HP
5 10 (21.28%) CommVault
5 10 (21.28%) SonicWALL
6 7 (14.89%) Microsoft
7 6 (12.77%) Dell
7 6 (12.77%) Juniper
7 6 (12.77%) Motorola
8 5 (10.64%) F5
9 4 (8.51%) Symantec
10 2 (4.26%) Oracle
11 1 (2.13%) Apple
11 1 (2.13%) Avaya
11 1 (2.13%) Forcepoint
11 1 (2.13%) Google
11 1 (2.13%) Mitel
11 1 (2.13%) ProCurve
11 1 (2.13%) ServiceNow
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