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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 74 52 56
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 11 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.34% 2.00% 1.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.40% 11.61% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 9
Average salary £27,500 £34,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.28% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £49,000 £37,700
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
117 112 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.23% 17.23% 18.52%
Number of salaries quoted 92 100 104
Average salary £37,500 £41,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% +30.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -21 9 £27,500 -20.28% 2
Durham -4 1 £20,000 -31.03%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 15 (93.75%) LAN
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (81.25%) Windows
3 12 (75.00%) Cisco
3 12 (75.00%) VMware
4 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (50.00%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) Citrix
6 7 (43.75%) Project Management
7 5 (31.25%) Firewall
7 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
7 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
8 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
9 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
9 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
9 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
9 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
10 2 (12.50%) SQL
10 2 (12.50%) MS Office
10 2 (12.50%) DHCP
10 2 (12.50%) DNS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (6.25%) MS Project
3 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) LAN
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) VPN
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) Wireless
4 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Manager
1 7 (43.75%) ICT Manager
2 5 (31.25%) Field Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Technician
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (18.75%) Windows XP
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 8
5 1 (6.25%) Linux
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (43.75%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (93.75%) Active Directory
2 11 (68.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
1 12 (75.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) Sage
5 1 (6.25%) WatchGuard
5 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
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