Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 52 44
Rank change year-on-year -21 -8 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 33 35 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.59% 3.66% 5.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.41% 28.23% 35.43%
Number of salaries quoted 29 35 65
Leicestershire median annual salary £35,000 £29,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.69% -31.76% +3.03%
10th Percentile £23,800 £24,350 £32,300
90th Percentile £44,000 £60,000 £45,000
East Midlands median annual salary £38,500 £36,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.48% -14.12% -

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 170 124 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 18.50% 12.97% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 105 115 183
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +22.30%
10th Percentile £25,950 £25,950 £24,600
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £47,500
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -2.60% -1.28%

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018. 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 -25 18 £37,500 +27.12%
Loughborough +4 4 £23,250 -7.00%
Hinckley - 3 £30,000 -
WAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 29 (87.88%) LAN
2 25 (75.76%) Windows
3 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
4 18 (54.55%) TCP/IP
5 14 (42.42%) Cisco
5 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
6 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 10 (30.30%) Linux
9 9 (27.27%) Office 365
10 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
10 8 (24.24%) ITIL
11 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
11 7 (21.21%) Firewall
11 7 (21.21%) Wireless
11 7 (21.21%) VMware
11 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 6 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (18.18%) G Suite
12 6 (18.18%) Mac OS
12 6 (18.18%) DHCP
12 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
12 6 (18.18%) DNS
12 6 (18.18%) SLA
13 5 (15.15%) Replication
13 5 (15.15%) Veeam
13 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
14 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Clustering
14 4 (12.12%) Network Load Balancing

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.06%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
1 2 (6.06%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Office 365
2 6 (18.18%) G Suite
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (87.88%) LAN
2 18 (54.55%) TCP/IP
3 7 (21.21%) Firewall
3 7 (21.21%) Wireless
4 6 (18.18%) DHCP
4 6 (18.18%) DNS
4 6 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (12.12%) Internet
5 4 (12.12%) WLAN
6 3 (9.09%) Broadband
6 3 (9.09%) MPLS
6 3 (9.09%) VoIP
7 2 (6.06%) BGP
7 2 (6.06%) HSRP
7 2 (6.06%) IPv6
7 2 (6.06%) OSPF
7 2 (6.06%) SAN
8 1 (3.03%) Network Security
8 1 (3.03%) Skype
8 1 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.06%) Automotive
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
1 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Analyst
3 9 (27.27%) IT Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Network Support
5 6 (18.18%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) IT Analyst
6 5 (15.15%) IT Support
6 5 (15.15%) Network Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (15.15%) Support Analyst
6 5 (15.15%) Systems Analyst
7 4 (12.12%) Technical Support
8 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Senior IT Support
8 3 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
9 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (6.06%) Senior Applications Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Replication
2 4 (12.12%) Clustering
3 1 (3.03%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (75.76%) Windows
2 14 (42.42%) Windows Server
3 12 (36.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (30.30%) Linux
6 6 (18.18%) Mac OS
7 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (15.15%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (12.12%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (6.06%) Change Control
5 2 (6.06%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 2 (6.06%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.03%) Business Continuity
6 1 (3.03%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.03%) DevOps
6 1 (3.03%) Innovative Thinking
6 1 (3.03%) IT Strategy
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.03%) Migration
6 1 (3.03%) Service Management
6 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Leadership
6 1 (3.03%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) T-SQL
2 3 (9.09%) PowerShell
2 3 (9.09%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (9.09%) MCITP
1 3 (9.09%) MCSE
1 3 (9.09%) MCTS
1 3 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) CCNA
3 1 (3.03%) CCNP
3 1 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (18.18%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) GDPR
2 2 (6.06%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Ansible
2 1 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (3.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (42.42%) Cisco
2 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 7 (21.21%) VMware
4 5 (15.15%) Veeam
5 2 (6.06%) Citrix
5 2 (6.06%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (3.03%) SaltStack