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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 66 72 72
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 15 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.14% 1.44% 0.86%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.10% 19.64% 6.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15 11 7
Median salary £38,500 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.92% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £22,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
124 56 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 17.66% 7.34% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 108 41 75
Median salary £34,000 £33,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £22,700 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £51,459
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the North East region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +8 12 £38,500 +20.31% 1
Durham +11 1 £32,500 +44.44%
Northumberland - 1 £45,000 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for WAN.

1 37 (90.24%) LAN
2 22 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
3 20 (48.78%) Cisco
3 20 (48.78%) Firewall
4 16 (39.02%) CCNP
5 15 (36.59%) Cisco ASA
6 13 (31.71%) CCNA
7 10 (24.39%) VoIP
7 10 (24.39%) VPN
7 10 (24.39%) Customer Engagement
8 9 (21.95%) SolarWinds
8 9 (21.95%) vSphere
8 9 (21.95%) VMware
9 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
9 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
10 6 (14.63%) Wireless
10 6 (14.63%) Unix
10 6 (14.63%) Windows
11 5 (12.20%) Linux
11 5 (12.20%) Network Security
11 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
12 4 (9.76%) Cisco Wireless
12 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (9.76%) VLAN
12 4 (9.76%) Service Management
12 4 (9.76%) ITIL
12 4 (9.76%) DHCP
12 4 (9.76%) Solaris
12 4 (9.76%) DNS
12 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.44%) MS Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.32%) Office 365
2 1 (2.44%) IaaS
2 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (90.24%) LAN
2 20 (48.78%) Firewall
3 15 (36.59%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (24.39%) VoIP
4 10 (24.39%) VPN
5 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
6 6 (14.63%) Wireless
7 5 (12.20%) Network Security
8 4 (9.76%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (9.76%) DHCP
8 4 (9.76%) DNS
8 4 (9.76%) VLAN
9 1 (2.44%) ADSL
9 1 (2.44%) BGP
9 1 (2.44%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (2.44%) DSL
9 1 (2.44%) MPLS
9 1 (2.44%) Wireshark
General
1 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (48.78%) Network Engineer
2 9 (21.95%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Network Support
3 7 (17.07%) Support Engineer
4 6 (14.63%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (12.20%) Unix Engineer
6 4 (9.76%) Architect
6 4 (9.76%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.32%) Citrix Engineer
7 3 (7.32%) WAN Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Support
8 2 (4.88%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 2 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Desktop Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) ICT Engineer
9 1 (2.44%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) OGRE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) PKI
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Unix
1 6 (14.63%) Windows
2 5 (12.20%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.76%) Solaris
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.88%) AIX
6 1 (2.44%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (24.39%) Customer Engagement
2 4 (9.76%) ITIL
2 4 (9.76%) Service Management
3 3 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (7.32%) Problem Management
4 2 (4.88%) Server Building
5 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.44%) Incident Management
5 1 (2.44%) Information Security
5 1 (2.44%) Network Management
5 1 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (2.44%) Project Management
5 1 (2.44%) Risk Management
5 1 (2.44%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (53.66%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (39.02%) CCNP
3 13 (31.71%) CCNA
4 1 (2.44%) A+ Certification
4 1 (2.44%) HNC
4 1 (2.44%) HND
4 1 (2.44%) MCSA
4 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (21.95%) vSphere
2 8 (19.51%) Active Directory
3 3 (7.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Nessus
1 1 (2.44%) Nmap
Vendors
1 20 (48.78%) Cisco
2 9 (21.95%) SolarWinds
2 9 (21.95%) VMware
3 4 (9.76%) CheckPoint
4 3 (7.32%) Citrix
5 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
6 1 (2.44%) Forcepoint
6 1 (2.44%) IBM