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 2 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 53 57 52
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.06% 1.16% 1.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.57% 11.54% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 8
Average salary £27,500 £28,375 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.08% -12.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £36,400 £32,250 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.00% -
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
46 52 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 10.55% 10.02% 25.11%
Number of salaries quoted 43 42 105
Average salary £27,500 £28,636 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.96% -28.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,860 £23,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 June 2015, 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 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 15 (71.43%) LAN
3 13 (61.90%) Firewall
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (52.38%) VMware
4 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (52.38%) Windows
4 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
4 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
5 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (47.62%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
7 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 7 (33.33%) NetApp
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 6 (28.57%) SQL
8 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 6 (28.57%) SAN
8 6 (28.57%) CCNP
8 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
9 5 (23.81%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 2015, 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 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2003
1 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2007
1 11 (52.38%) MS Exchange
1 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) LAN
2 13 (61.90%) Firewall
3 10 (47.62%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 6 (28.57%) SAN
5 5 (23.81%) MPLS
5 5 (23.81%) VoIP
6 4 (19.05%) OSPF
6 4 (19.05%) BGP
6 4 (19.05%) VLAN
7 3 (14.29%) IPsec
7 3 (14.29%) DSL
7 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
7 3 (14.29%) X.21
7 3 (14.29%) DNS
7 3 (14.29%) PPP
7 3 (14.29%) SNMP
7 3 (14.29%) ATM
7 3 (14.29%) ISDN
7 3 (14.29%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Field Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Network Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.76%) IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2003
1 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (52.38%) Windows
1 11 (52.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (23.81%) Windows XP
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 8
2 5 (23.81%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Patch Management
2 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.76%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.76%) Line Management
3 1 (4.76%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.76%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
3 6 (28.57%) CCNP
4 4 (19.05%) CCNA
4 4 (19.05%) CCDP
4 4 (19.05%) CCSP
5 3 (14.29%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.76%) Degree
6 1 (4.76%) HP ASE
6 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.76%) CCIE
6 1 (4.76%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (19.05%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 10 (47.62%) Hyper-V
2 10 (47.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.76%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 7 (33.33%) NetApp
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) CA
5 4 (19.05%) WatchGuard
6 2 (9.52%) SolarWinds
6 2 (9.52%) HP
7 1 (4.76%) Altiris
7 1 (4.76%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.76%) F5
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,640 to £31,860 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 11 days ago