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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 68 65 54
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.66% 0.60% 2.84%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.31% 5.43% 13.97%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 19
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,700 £30,400 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £41,500 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
71 92 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 9.09% 11.12% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 48 60 123
Average salary £35,000 £25,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -35.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £22,900 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £47,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -10 6 £34,750 -13.12% 1
Durham - 2 £52,500 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 30 (93.75%) LAN
2 22 (68.75%) Windows
3 13 (40.63%) AS400
3 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 13 (40.63%) iSeries
4 12 (37.50%) Cisco
5 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (25.00%) Firewall
8 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
8 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
8 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
9 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
9 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
10 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
10 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
10 5 (15.63%) SLA
10 5 (15.63%) VPN
10 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
11 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
11 4 (12.50%) ITIL
11 4 (12.50%) CCNA
11 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 7 (21.88%) MS Exchange
1 7 (21.88%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.13%) Lync
3 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 30 (93.75%) LAN
2 8 (25.00%) Firewall
3 6 (18.75%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (15.63%) VPN
5 3 (9.38%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.25%) DHCP
6 2 (6.25%) DNS
6 2 (6.25%) SAN
7 1 (3.13%) Internet
7 1 (3.13%) MPLS
7 1 (3.13%) VoIP
7 1 (3.13%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (3.13%) Network Security
7 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.13%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (15.63%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (40.63%) IT Manager
2 6 (18.75%) Field Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Network Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Services Delivery Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Service Manager
4 4 (12.50%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.25%) IT Services Delivery Manager
5 2 (6.25%) IT Services Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Network Manager
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.13%) Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) AS400
1 13 (40.63%) iSeries
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (68.75%) Windows
2 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
6 5 (15.63%) Windows 8
7 4 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.50%) Service Delivery
1 4 (12.50%) ITIL
2 2 (6.25%) Project Management
2 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (3.13%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.13%) Line Management
3 1 (3.13%) Patch Management
3 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.13%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.13%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (12.50%) CCNA
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) CCNP
5 1 (3.13%) MCP
5 1 (3.13%) MCSA
5 1 (3.13%) CCIE
5 1 (3.13%) A+ Certification
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
5 1 (3.13%) HP ASE
5 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (34.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.88%) Hyper-V
3 6 (18.75%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
4 2 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
1 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) VMware
2 12 (37.50%) Cisco
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) WatchGuard
5 3 (9.38%) HP
5 3 (9.38%) NetApp
6 2 (6.25%) Citrix
6 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.13%) Lotus
7 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.13%) Altiris
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