The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 62 47 48
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 1.09% 1.39% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.45% 9.23% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 2
Average salary £26,750 £34,500 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.46% +26.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,500 £25,050
10% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £47,500 £29,450
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
WAN
Tyne and Wear

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

Communications & Networking Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
71 65 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 12.93% 15.08% 16.50%
Number of salaries quoted 57 61 60
Average salary £60,000 £42,500 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.17% +36.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

WAN
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

WAN Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (33.33%) NetApp
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
6 1 (16.67%) Telecoms

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT jobs across the Newcastle upon Tyne 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (33.33%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) VoIP
5 1 (16.67%) Wireless
5 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Field Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
1 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (33.33%) NetApp
4 1 (16.67%) WatchGuard
4 1 (16.67%) Alcatel-Lucent