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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 62 60 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -21
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 5 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.41% 0.90% 4.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.69% 6.85% 29.20%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 25
Average salary £32,500 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.45% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £23,147 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £41,000 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
87 73 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 11.66% 13.11% 16.38%
Number of salaries quoted 53 38 88
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £37,500
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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -7 14 £27,500 -17.91% 5
Durham +10 2 £36,250 -3.33%
Northumberland - 2 - -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (74.19%) LAN
2 21 (67.74%) Cisco
3 18 (58.06%) Windows
3 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
4 17 (54.84%) Firewall
5 16 (51.61%) VMware
6 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
7 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
8 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
8 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2003
8 13 (41.94%) Wi-Fi
9 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
9 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2013
10 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
10 11 (35.48%) SAN
11 10 (32.26%) SQL
12 9 (29.03%) NetApp
12 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
14 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
14 7 (22.58%) VoIP
14 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (22.58%) CCNP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
2 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (38.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (35.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.23%) MS Project
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (74.19%) LAN
2 17 (54.84%) Firewall
3 13 (41.94%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (35.48%) SAN
5 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
6 7 (22.58%) MPLS
6 7 (22.58%) VoIP
7 6 (19.35%) OSPF
7 6 (19.35%) BGP
7 6 (19.35%) VPN
7 6 (19.35%) VLAN
8 5 (16.13%) DNS
9 3 (9.68%) DSL
9 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
9 3 (9.68%) X.21
9 3 (9.68%) ATM
9 3 (9.68%) ISDN
9 3 (9.68%) PPP
9 3 (9.68%) SNMP
9 3 (9.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 12 (38.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (45.16%) Field Engineer
2 7 (22.58%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) IT Support
3 3 (9.68%) Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) AIX Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Delivery Manager
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) Network Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX Support
4 2 (6.45%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support Technician
4 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Design Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.23%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.45%) Middleware
2 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) Open Source
2 2 (6.45%) HACMP
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Replication
3 1 (3.23%) Clustering
3 1 (3.23%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
4 5 (16.13%) Windows XP
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.45%) AIX
6 2 (6.45%) Solaris
6 2 (6.45%) UNIX
7 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL
2 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
4 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.45%) Project Management
4 2 (6.45%) Service Management
4 2 (6.45%) Network Design
4 2 (6.45%) Workflow
4 2 (6.45%) Six Sigma
4 2 (6.45%) Lean Six Sigma
5 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity Planning
5 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.23%) Line Management
5 1 (3.23%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.23%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Security Cleared
2 11 (35.48%) SC Cleared
3 7 (22.58%) CCNP
3 7 (22.58%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (19.35%) CCDP
4 6 (19.35%) CCSP
5 3 (9.68%) JNCIS
6 2 (6.45%) IBM AIX Certification
7 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.23%) MCSE
7 1 (3.23%) CCNA
7 1 (3.23%) Degree
7 1 (3.23%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (58.06%) Active Directory
2 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (41.94%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.45%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.23%) SCOM
1 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (67.74%) Cisco
2 16 (51.61%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) NetApp
4 7 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 4 (12.90%) CA
6 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.45%) WatchGuard
6 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
6 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
6 2 (6.45%) IBM
7 1 (3.23%) Sage
7 1 (3.23%) HP
7 1 (3.23%) Dell
7 1 (3.23%) Citrix
7 1 (3.23%) Juniper
7 1 (3.23%) F5
7 1 (3.23%) Altiris
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + (+ bonus)
Posted: 2 days ago
Gateshead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £16000.00 - £18000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum + Pension, Bonus etc
Posted: 4 days ago
Gateshead
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £26000.00 - £34000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago