The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Durham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 21 31 12
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 1.87% 0.72% 9.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.38% 3.13% 28.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £36,250 £37,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
WAN
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Durham region.

Communications & Networking Category
Durham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13 32 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 12.15% 23.19% 34.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 13
Average salary £24,500 £36,250 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.41% +61.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £21,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £31,750 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Durham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Durham

WAN
Salary Trend in Durham

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

WAN Salary Trend in Durham

WAN
Salary Histogram in Durham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Durham region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Durham

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Durham region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Sage 50
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Durham region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Service Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (33.33%) Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Services Delivery Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Services Manager
1 1 (33.33%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Management
1 1 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Sage