Period
to 15 February 2019

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 6 months to 15 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 94 63 56
Rank change year-on-year -31 -7 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 20 30 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 1.91% 3.07% 3.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.99% 21.90% 34.64%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 42
Leicestershire median annual salary £37,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.94% +8.97%
10th Percentile £30,200 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £43,750 £60,000 £48,625
East Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -11.76% +6.25%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 182 137 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 17.42% 14.02% 11.10%
Number of salaries quoted 95 130 122
Leicestershire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £29,141 £26,250 £21,600
90th Percentile £62,500 £65,700 £51,700
East Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

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 6 months to 15 February 2019.

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 6 months to 15 February 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester -36 17 £37,500 +3.45% 3
Hinckley - 2 £37,500 -
WAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 February 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 19 (95.00%) LAN
2 14 (70.00%) Windows
3 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (25.00%) Wireless
7 5 (25.00%) Cisco
7 5 (25.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) ITIL
8 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (20.00%) Clustering
8 4 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
8 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
9 3 (15.00%) Office 365
9 3 (15.00%) VMware
9 3 (15.00%) Finance
9 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (15.00%) SQL
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
10 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
10 2 (10.00%) Firewall
10 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (10.00%) VoIP
10 2 (10.00%) MCSE
10 2 (10.00%) Python
10 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management

WAN
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 5 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) DHCP
5 1 (5.00%) DNS
5 1 (5.00%) Internet
5 1 (5.00%) MPLS
5 1 (5.00%) Network Security
5 1 (5.00%) Skype
5 1 (5.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Analyst
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Systems Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) IT Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
5 3 (15.00%) Network Support
5 3 (15.00%) Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Network Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Security Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (5.00%) IT Administrator
7 1 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Network Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Server Support Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Service Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (70.00%) Windows
2 11 (55.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
3 4 (20.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
4 2 (10.00%) DevOps
4 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Fault Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Innovative Thinking
5 1 (5.00%) IT Strategy
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Migration
5 1 (5.00%) Patch Management
5 1 (5.00%) Service Management
5 1 (5.00%) Software Licensing
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 3 (15.00%) SQL
3 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCITP
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) MCTS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.00%) Firmware
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Ansible
2 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Cisco
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
3 2 (10.00%) SaltStack
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) ProCurve
4 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com