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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 22 - 20
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 0.96% - 2.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.69% - 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £22,500 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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 23 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Durham 12.50% 21.70% 13.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 5
Average salary £24,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.61% +44.44%
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Durham

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Sage 50
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Sage

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Durham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, 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 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) DHCP
1 1 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) Field Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows XP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Sage
1 1 (50.00%) VMware