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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 68 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 20 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 0.52% 2.97% 0.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.00% 22.99% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 4
Average salary £25,000 £27,500 £26,105
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +5.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,250 £18,710
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,750 £36,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
60 87 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 10.40% 12.93% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 54
Average salary £31,250 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the North East region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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 -9 2 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Durham -5 1 £22,500 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
4 5 (38.46%) VPN
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
4 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (30.77%) Firewall
5 4 (30.77%) Cisco
5 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 3 (23.08%) Network Security
6 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
6 3 (23.08%) Citrix
6 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
7 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (15.38%) Degree
7 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
7 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
7 2 (15.38%) LAMP
7 2 (15.38%) Dell
7 2 (15.38%) Juniper
7 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 2 (15.38%) MPLS
7 2 (15.38%) BCP
7 2 (15.38%) Linux

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
1 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.69%) Lync
2 1 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) LAN
2 5 (38.46%) VPN
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Network Security
5 2 (15.38%) MPLS
5 2 (15.38%) SAN
5 2 (15.38%) SNMP
5 2 (15.38%) SSL
5 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.69%) DNS
6 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Analyst
2 2 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Coordinator
3 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support
3 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) IT Technician
3 1 (7.69%) Managed Services Consultant
3 1 (7.69%) Network Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Data Centre
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Clustering
3 1 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (15.38%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) BCP
1 2 (15.38%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (15.38%) ERP
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
1 2 (15.38%) Server Building
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
2 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.69%) Data Management
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Presales
2 1 (7.69%) Product Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) CCNA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Cisco
4 3 (23.08%) Citrix
5 2 (15.38%) Dell
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
5 2 (15.38%) Palo Alto
6 1 (7.69%) Draytek
6 1 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (7.69%) Mitel
6 1 (7.69%) Symantec
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