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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 59 59 70
Rank change year-on-year
0 +11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 22 22 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.15% 3.01% 1.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.80% 24.18% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 8
Median salary £33,500 £38,000 £29,875
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.84% +27.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £50,500 £35,325
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
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
117 91 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 16.74% 12.45% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 102 77 96
Median salary £33,500 £35,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.28% +34.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £23,300
10% offered a salary of more than £41,225 £41,405 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +5 20 £33,500 +21.81% 2
Durham +4 1 £29,000 -42.00%
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 22 (84.62%) LAN
2 17 (65.38%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (65.38%) Cisco
3 13 (50.00%) CCNP
4 12 (46.15%) Firewall
5 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (38.46%) VMware
7 9 (34.62%) CCNA
8 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
9 7 (26.92%) Windows
10 6 (23.08%) Citrix
10 6 (23.08%) Wireless
10 6 (23.08%) VoIP
10 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds
10 6 (23.08%) vSphere
11 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
11 5 (19.23%) VPN
11 5 (19.23%) ITIL
11 5 (19.23%) Network Security
12 4 (15.38%) VLAN
12 4 (15.38%) DNS
12 4 (15.38%) DHCP
12 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
13 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
13 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
13 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
13 3 (11.54%) Cisco Wireless
13 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
1 2 (7.69%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (84.62%) LAN
2 12 (46.15%) Firewall
3 11 (42.31%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (23.08%) VoIP
4 6 (23.08%) Wireless
5 5 (19.23%) Network Security
5 5 (19.23%) VPN
6 4 (15.38%) DHCP
6 4 (15.38%) DNS
6 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 4 (15.38%) VLAN
7 3 (11.54%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (3.85%) BGP
9 1 (3.85%) DSL
9 1 (3.85%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (73.08%) Network Engineer
2 7 (26.92%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Network Support
4 5 (19.23%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Citrix Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) WAN Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Support
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Implementation Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) OGRE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.69%) NHS
1 2 (7.69%) PKI
1 2 (7.69%) Statistics
2 1 (3.85%) Clustering
2 1 (3.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Windows
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) AIX
4 1 (3.85%) Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 2000 Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) ITIL
2 3 (11.54%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (11.54%) Problem Management
3 2 (7.69%) Change Control
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
3 2 (7.69%) Data Protection
3 2 (7.69%) Product Management
4 1 (3.85%) Incident Management
4 1 (3.85%) Matrix Management
4 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.85%) Network Design
4 1 (3.85%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.85%) Project Management
4 1 (3.85%) Server Building
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (50.00%) CCNP
3 9 (34.62%) CCNA
4 1 (3.85%) APMP
4 1 (3.85%) CCIE
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (30.77%) Active Directory
2 6 (23.08%) vSphere
3 3 (11.54%) XenApp
4 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.85%) NetBackup
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (3.85%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Cisco
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Citrix
3 6 (23.08%) SolarWinds
4 3 (11.54%) CheckPoint
4 3 (11.54%) Microsoft
5 2 (7.69%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Forcepoint
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec
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