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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 1 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 3.73% 0.36% 3.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 26.32% 3.70% 21.95%
Number of salaries quoted 12 1 13
Average salary £27,500 £33,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.91% -18.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,150 £33,500 £27,972
10% offered a salary of more than £49,750 £33,500 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -
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
57 27 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 14.18% 9.71% 17.63%
Number of salaries quoted 35 25 64
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
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
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Newcastle upon Tyne region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 17 (80.95%) LAN
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 15 (71.43%) Firewall
3 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 12 (57.14%) Windows
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
4 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
5 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
5 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
5 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (52.38%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (52.38%) VMware
6 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
7 9 (42.86%) SAN
7 9 (42.86%) SQL
7 9 (42.86%) NetApp
7 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
8 5 (23.81%) VoIP
9 4 (19.05%) CCSP
9 4 (19.05%) CCNP
9 4 (19.05%) CCDP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 12 (57.14%) MS Exchange
1 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2003
1 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (52.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
1 1 (4.76%) MS Project
1 1 (4.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) LAN
2 15 (71.43%) Firewall
3 11 (52.38%) Wi-Fi
4 9 (42.86%) SAN
5 5 (23.81%) VoIP
6 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 4 (19.05%) MPLS
6 4 (19.05%) OSPF
6 4 (19.05%) BGP
6 4 (19.05%) VLAN
7 3 (14.29%) DSL
7 3 (14.29%) EIGRP
7 3 (14.29%) X.21
7 3 (14.29%) IPsec
7 3 (14.29%) VPN
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
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (47.62%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (57.14%) Field Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) UNIX Support
4 2 (9.52%) Administrator
4 2 (9.52%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Telecoms Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Technician
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) HACMP
2 2 (9.52%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 12 (57.14%) Windows
1 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
2 3 (14.29%) Windows 8
2 3 (14.29%) Windows XP
3 2 (9.52%) UNIX
3 2 (9.52%) AIX
3 2 (9.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (14.29%) ITIL
2 2 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.52%) Workflow
2 2 (9.52%) Service Management
2 2 (9.52%) Configuration Management
2 2 (9.52%) Six Sigma
2 2 (9.52%) Lean Six Sigma
3 1 (4.76%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.76%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) SC Cleared
1 11 (52.38%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CCSP
2 4 (19.05%) CCNP
2 4 (19.05%) CCDP
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (14.29%) JNCIS
4 2 (9.52%) IBM AIX Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (52.38%) Hyper-V
2 11 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.52%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (80.95%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) NetApp
4 5 (23.81%) Microsoft
5 4 (19.05%) CA
6 2 (9.52%) IBM
6 2 (9.52%) Red Hat
6 2 (9.52%) WatchGuard
7 1 (4.76%) F5
7 1 (4.76%) Alcatel-Lucent