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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 69 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 11 9 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.46% 1.08% 3.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.19% 8.91% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 22
Average salary £33,500 £40,000 £31,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.25% +28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
64 101 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 8.49% 12.07% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 41 72 126
Average salary £31,500 £30,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.27% -25.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,459 £50,000 £42,500
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 3 September 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 3 September 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 6 £30,250 -24.37% 3
Durham - 1 £15,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 29 (93.55%) LAN
2 25 (80.65%) Windows
3 14 (45.16%) VMware
4 12 (38.71%) AS400
4 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (38.71%) iSeries
5 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (32.26%) Cisco
7 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
8 8 (25.81%) Firewall
8 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
9 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
9 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
9 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
10 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2003
10 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (16.13%) SLA
11 5 (16.13%) VPN
11 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
11 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
12 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
12 4 (12.90%) Citrix
12 4 (12.90%) WatchGuard
13 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
13 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 8 (25.81%) MS Exchange
2 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.23%) Lync
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.23%) IBM Notes
4 1 (3.23%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 29 (93.55%) LAN
2 8 (25.81%) Firewall
3 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (16.13%) VPN
5 3 (9.68%) SAN
6 2 (6.45%) DNS
6 2 (6.45%) DHCP
7 1 (3.23%) SNMP
7 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.23%) VoIP
7 1 (3.23%) SSL
7 1 (3.23%) MPLS
7 1 (3.23%) Network Security
7 1 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) IT Manager
2 6 (19.35%) Network Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Field Engineer
3 5 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Services Delivery Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.23%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) IT Services Delivery Manager
6 1 (3.23%) IT Services Manager
6 1 (3.23%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) AS400
1 12 (38.71%) iSeries
2 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (80.65%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (19.35%) Windows 7
6 5 (16.13%) Windows 8
7 4 (12.90%) Windows XP
8 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
1 3 (9.68%) ITIL
2 1 (3.23%) BCP
2 1 (3.23%) Project Management
2 1 (3.23%) Asset Management
2 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (3.23%) Software Deployment
2 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (3.23%) Patch Management
2 1 (3.23%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) CCNA
1 3 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
1 3 (9.68%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (3.23%) MCP
2 1 (3.23%) MCSE
2 1 (3.23%) MCSA
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (38.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
3 7 (22.58%) Active Directory
4 2 (6.45%) XenApp
4 2 (6.45%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) VMware
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco
3 8 (25.81%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.90%) Citrix
4 4 (12.90%) WatchGuard
5 3 (9.68%) NetApp
6 1 (3.23%) Lotus
6 1 (3.23%) Juniper
6 1 (3.23%) HP
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.23%) Mitel
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