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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 60 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 1 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 0.18% 2.20% 1.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 10.99% 9.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 6
Average salary £32,000 £36,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.72% +20.83%
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -1.31%
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
60 91 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 11.01% 20.00% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 46 85 70
Average salary £28,000 £41,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.70% +26.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
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 24 Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 6 (85.71%) SAP
2 6 (85.71%) UNIX
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Solaris
2 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
2 6 (85.71%) McAfee
2 6 (85.71%) Handset
2 6 (85.71%) Amdocs
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) LANDesk
2 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (85.71%) Change Control
2 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) DHCP
3 3 (42.86%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) VoIP
4 1 (14.29%) Wireless
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

Applications
1 6 (85.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) DHCP
2 3 (42.86%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
General
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Lead Systems Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Handset
1 6 (85.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) UNIX
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Solaris
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Change Control
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) SC Cleared
1 6 (85.71%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) SAP
1 6 (85.71%) McAfee
1 6 (85.71%) Amdocs
1 6 (85.71%) LANDesk
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Alcatel-Lucent