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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 60 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.40% 1.12% 1.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.96% 8.86% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 15 6 11
Average salary £27,500 £29,750 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.56% -18.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,605 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £47,250 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
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
112 79 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.12% 12.62% 14.99%
Number of salaries quoted 76 56 78
Average salary £47,500 £34,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.68% +6.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £24,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 -7 15 £27,500 -7.56% 3
Northumberland - 2 - -
Durham - 1 £22,500 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 23 (85.19%) LAN
2 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 19 (70.37%) Cisco
3 17 (62.96%) VMware
4 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (44.44%) Firewall
6 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
7 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
7 10 (37.04%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
7 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
8 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 9 (33.33%) ITIL
9 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
9 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (25.93%) SAN
11 6 (22.22%) NetApp
11 6 (22.22%) Project Management
11 6 (22.22%) SQL
11 6 (22.22%) Citrix
11 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
11 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (18.52%) Windows 7

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 10 (37.04%) MS Exchange
2 9 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2007
3 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (29.63%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.41%) MS Office
3 1 (3.70%) MS Project
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) LAN
2 12 (44.44%) Firewall
3 10 (37.04%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (25.93%) SAN
5 5 (18.52%) VoIP
6 4 (14.81%) TCP/IP
7 3 (11.11%) VPN
7 3 (11.11%) DNS
7 3 (11.11%) MPLS
7 3 (11.11%) OSPF
7 3 (11.11%) BGP
7 3 (11.11%) VLAN
8 2 (7.41%) DHCP
9 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
9 1 (3.70%) PPP
9 1 (3.70%) SNMP
9 1 (3.70%) ATM
9 1 (3.70%) ISDN
9 1 (3.70%) DSL
9 1 (3.70%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (37.04%) SQL Server
2 8 (29.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (22.22%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
1 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (40.74%) Field Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (18.52%) ICT Manager
3 4 (14.81%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
5 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) Design Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) AIX Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) AIX Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Network Design Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX Support
6 1 (3.70%) IT Operations Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) HACMP
1 2 (7.41%) Open Source
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 19 (70.37%) Windows
2 11 (40.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (37.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (18.52%) Windows XP
4 5 (18.52%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
6 2 (7.41%) AIX
6 2 (7.41%) Solaris
6 2 (7.41%) UNIX
7 1 (3.70%) Linux
7 1 (3.70%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Project Management
3 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Workflow
4 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma
4 2 (7.41%) Service Management
4 2 (7.41%) Service Delivery
4 2 (7.41%) Network Design
4 2 (7.41%) Lean Six Sigma
4 2 (7.41%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.70%) BCP
5 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.70%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.70%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.11%) CCSP
3 3 (11.11%) CCNP
3 3 (11.11%) CCDP
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (7.41%) IBM AIX Certification
5 1 (3.70%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Active Directory
2 15 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (70.37%) Cisco
2 17 (62.96%) VMware
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) Citrix
3 6 (22.22%) NetApp
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (7.41%) WatchGuard
4 2 (7.41%) IBM
5 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
5 1 (3.70%) Sage
5 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.70%) Juniper
5 1 (3.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (3.70%) CA
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Overtime & On-call
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle upon Tyne
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 35k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago