Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 38 56
Rank change year-on-year -19 +18 +36
Permanent jobs citing WAN 32 85 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 3.40% 5.75% 4.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.02% 36.32% 30.65%
Number of salaries quoted 32 71 73
Leicestershire median annual salary £28,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.94% +6.25% +45.45%
10th Percentile £24,275 £32,500 £24,200
90th Percentile £60,000 £45,000 £61,250
East Midlands median annual salary £37,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -12.94% - +7.59%

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 123 234 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 13.09% 15.82% 13.73%
Number of salaries quoted 112 194 151
Leicestershire median annual salary £36,535 £42,500 £34,425
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.03% +23.46% -9.41%
10th Percentile £23,100 £23,150 £21,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £46,500 £48,750
East Midlands median annual salary £37,492 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year -0.02% -3.85% +6.85%

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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 -15 24 £28,500 -32.94% 2
Loughborough +19 1 £25,000 - 1
WAN
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 32 (100.00%) LAN
2 22 (68.75%) Windows
3 17 (53.13%) Wireless
4 15 (46.88%) Cisco
5 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
5 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
6 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
6 11 (34.38%) VMware
6 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
7 10 (31.25%) Firewall
7 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
7 10 (31.25%) CCNP
7 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
8 9 (28.13%) ITIL
8 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
8 9 (28.13%) Clustering
8 9 (28.13%) Network Load Balancing
8 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
8 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Clustering
9 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
10 7 (21.88%) PCI DSS
10 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (21.88%) Office 365
11 6 (18.75%) SolarWinds
11 6 (18.75%) CCNA
12 5 (15.63%) VPN
12 5 (15.63%) HP
12 5 (15.63%) VoIP

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 3 (9.38%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 5 (15.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (53.13%) Wireless
3 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
4 10 (31.25%) Firewall
5 8 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (15.63%) SAN
6 5 (15.63%) VLAN
6 5 (15.63%) VoIP
6 5 (15.63%) VPN
7 4 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (12.50%) Internet
7 4 (12.50%) MPLS
7 4 (12.50%) WLAN
8 3 (9.38%) 3G
8 3 (9.38%) 4G
8 3 (9.38%) BGP
8 3 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (9.38%) DNS
8 3 (9.38%) OSPF
9 2 (6.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (9.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Network Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) IT Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) IT Support
2 9 (28.13%) Support Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Firewall Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Network Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Network Consultant
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Support
5 4 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (28.13%) Clustering
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (28.13%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 4 (12.50%) Windows 7
5 3 (9.38%) Android
6 2 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.13%) Linux
7 1 (3.13%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (28.13%) ITIL
1 9 (28.13%) Network Load Balancing
2 4 (12.50%) Change Management
2 4 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (9.38%) CRM
3 3 (9.38%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 3 (9.38%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
3 3 (9.38%) Service Desk Management
3 3 (9.38%) Statistics
4 1 (3.13%) Load Balancing
4 1 (3.13%) Presales
4 1 (3.13%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (31.25%) CCNP
1 10 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.75%) CCNA
3 4 (12.50%) CCDE
3 4 (12.50%) CCDP
3 4 (12.50%) CCIE
3 4 (12.50%) HP APS
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (3.13%) MCITP
5 1 (3.13%) MCP
5 1 (3.13%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) PCI DSS
2 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 10 (31.25%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.50%) vSphere
4 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 4 (12.50%) SmoothWall
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Cisco
2 11 (34.38%) VMware
3 10 (31.25%) Microsoft
4 6 (18.75%) SolarWinds
5 5 (15.63%) HP
6 4 (12.50%) NetApp
6 4 (12.50%) ProCurve
7 3 (9.38%) Aruba
7 3 (9.38%) Google
7 3 (9.38%) Meraki
8 2 (6.25%) Avaya
8 2 (6.25%) Citrix
8 2 (6.25%) Dell
9 1 (3.13%) Aerohive Networks
9 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.13%) Symantec