The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 69 46
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.31% 1.23% 3.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.68% 6.92% 15.79%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 20
Average salary £27,500 £32,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.72% -0.76%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
WAN
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 130 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.74% 17.78% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 58 90 144
Average salary £38,750 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.90% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,616
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

WAN
Salary Trend in the North East

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

WAN Salary Trend in the North East

WAN
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the North East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in the North East

WAN
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the North East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -5 11 £27,500 -14.72%
Durham - 1 £50,000 - 1
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 33 (82.50%) LAN
2 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 27 (67.50%) Cisco
3 21 (52.50%) Firewall
4 20 (50.00%) VMware
4 20 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (42.50%) MS Exchange
7 17 (42.50%) Hyper-V
7 17 (42.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (42.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 17 (42.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 16 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
8 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
9 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
10 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
11 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
11 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2008
12 12 (30.00%) SAN
13 11 (27.50%) NetApp
13 11 (27.50%) SQL
14 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
15 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
16 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
16 8 (20.00%) CCNP
16 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 17 (42.50%) MS Exchange
1 17 (42.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 17 (42.50%) Exchange Server 2007
1 17 (42.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 16 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.50%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 33 (82.50%) LAN
2 21 (52.50%) Firewall
3 16 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (30.00%) SAN
5 9 (22.50%) TCP/IP
6 7 (17.50%) VoIP
6 7 (17.50%) MPLS
7 6 (15.00%) OSPF
7 6 (15.00%) BGP
7 6 (15.00%) VLAN
8 5 (12.50%) VPN
9 4 (10.00%) DNS
10 3 (7.50%) ATM
10 3 (7.50%) ISDN
10 3 (7.50%) DSL
10 3 (7.50%) EIGRP
10 3 (7.50%) X.21
10 3 (7.50%) PPP
10 3 (7.50%) SNMP
10 3 (7.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 13 (32.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (45.00%) Field Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Network Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (7.50%) Administrator
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.00%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX Support
5 2 (5.00%) IT Support
5 2 (5.00%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Network Manager
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (5.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) Middleware
2 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.00%) AS400
1 6 (15.00%) iSeries
2 3 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.00%) Open Source
3 2 (5.00%) HACMP
4 1 (2.50%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.50%) Replication
4 1 (2.50%) Clustering
4 1 (2.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 27 (67.50%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 8 (20.00%) Windows XP
5 2 (5.00%) UNIX
5 2 (5.00%) AIX
5 2 (5.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (10.00%) ITIL
1 4 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (5.00%) Workflow
2 2 (5.00%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (5.00%) Six Sigma
2 2 (5.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (5.00%) Project Management
2 2 (5.00%) Service Management
2 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (5.00%) Network Design
2 2 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (2.50%) Line Management
3 1 (2.50%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (2.50%) BCP
3 1 (2.50%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.50%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (2.50%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) SQL
2 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 13 (32.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (20.00%) CCNP
3 8 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (15.00%) CCSP
4 6 (15.00%) CCDP
5 3 (7.50%) JNCIS
6 2 (5.00%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (2.50%) Degree
7 1 (2.50%) HP ASE
7 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.50%) CCNA
7 1 (2.50%) MCSE
7 1 (2.50%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.00%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (47.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (42.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.00%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.50%) SCOM
1 1 (2.50%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 27 (67.50%) Cisco
2 20 (50.00%) VMware
3 11 (27.50%) NetApp
4 10 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (15.00%) WatchGuard
6 4 (10.00%) CA
7 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.00%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.00%) IBM
8 1 (2.50%) Dell
8 1 (2.50%) Citrix
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper
8 1 (2.50%) F5
8 1 (2.50%) Altiris
Durham, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago