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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / North East
Rank 63 70 50
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 2 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 1.48% 0.33% 3.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.10% 3.39% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 17
Median salary £27,250 £28,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.21% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £23,750 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £35,950 £33,750 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
99 59 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 14.69% 9.69% 14.22%
Number of salaries quoted 88 51 62
Median salary £28,375 £33,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.01% -30.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £60,000 £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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +4 6 £29,500 +2.60% 1
Durham - 4 £27,250 -
WAN
England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 18 (90.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) VMware
3 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco
4 10 (50.00%) Firewall
5 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (40.00%) VoIP
7 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
8 6 (30.00%) CCNA
8 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
8 6 (30.00%) VPN
9 5 (25.00%) SLA
9 5 (25.00%) CCNP
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) Citrix
9 5 (25.00%) Clustering
9 5 (25.00%) vSphere
9 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
9 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
10 4 (20.00%) Mitel
10 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business
10 4 (20.00%) Yammer
10 4 (20.00%) Skype
10 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 4 (20.00%) MS Office

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 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Skype for Business
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Domino
4 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
4 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Yammer
2 2 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) LAN
2 10 (50.00%) Firewall
3 8 (40.00%) VoIP
4 6 (30.00%) VPN
5 5 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (20.00%) PBX
6 4 (20.00%) Skype
7 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
8 2 (10.00%) SAN
9 1 (5.00%) ADSL
9 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (5.00%) DHCP
9 1 (5.00%) DNS
9 1 (5.00%) MPLS
9 1 (5.00%) Network Security
9 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
9 1 (5.00%) VLAN
9 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 2 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 1 (5.00%) ERP Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) ERP Support
5 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Supervisor
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) IT Services Manager
5 1 (5.00%) IT Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Windows Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) AS400
3 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (20.00%) ITIL
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (10.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) ERP
5 1 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (5.00%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) Validation
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (30.00%) CCNA
3 5 (25.00%) CCNP
3 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.00%) MCSE
5 2 (10.00%) Degree
5 2 (10.00%) HND
5 2 (10.00%) MCSA
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (5.00%) HNC
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (5.00%) MCITP
6 1 (5.00%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (25.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (10.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (25.00%) Citrix
4 5 (25.00%) SolarWinds
5 4 (20.00%) Mitel
6 3 (15.00%) HP
6 3 (15.00%) Sophos
7 2 (10.00%) Symantec
8 1 (5.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
8 1 (5.00%) Draytek
8 1 (5.00%) Lotus
8 1 (5.00%) MobileIron