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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 28 23 28
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 0.92% 0.89% 0.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% 8.33% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 1
Average salary £22,500 £22,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -40.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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 12 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 11.93% 10.71% 31.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 19
Average salary £31,479 £23,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.95% -32.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £33,200 £42,500 £24,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in Durham

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Durham region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Darlington - 1 £22,500 -
WAN
North East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) MS Office
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) ERP
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (25.00%) Symantec
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) VMware
4 1 (25.00%) Clustering
4 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 1 (25.00%) Data Management
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (25.00%) QA
4 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (25.00%) Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Network Systems Engineer
1 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Clustering
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (25.00%) Data Management
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Symantec
3 1 (25.00%) VMware