The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 65 58 46
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 8 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.62% 1.45% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.41% 10.13% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 16
Average salary £27,500 £32,250 £30,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.72% +6.61%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
WAN
North East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Tyne and Wear region.

Communications & Networking Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
49 79 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 7.93% 14.29% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 40 70 123
Average salary £37,500 £28,068 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.60% -29.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,400 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £35,232
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Tyne and Wear region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

WAN
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Tyne and Wear region.

WAN Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

WAN
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

WAN
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
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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
Newcastle upon Tyne -4 9 £27,500 -3.08% 1
Sunderland - 2 £32,500 -
WAN
North East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 22 (81.48%) LAN
2 21 (77.78%) Cisco
3 18 (66.67%) Windows
3 18 (66.67%) Firewall
4 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
4 17 (62.96%) VMware
4 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
5 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (55.56%) MS Exchange
6 15 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
6 15 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 15 (55.56%) Hyper-V
6 15 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2013
7 14 (51.85%) Wi-Fi
8 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
9 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
9 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
10 10 (37.04%) SQL
10 10 (37.04%) SAN
10 10 (37.04%) NetApp
11 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
13 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
13 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
13 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
13 7 (25.93%) Windows 8

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Tyne and Wear 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 15 (55.56%) MS Exchange
1 15 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 15 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2007
1 15 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
2 14 (51.85%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (81.48%) LAN
2 18 (66.67%) Firewall
3 14 (51.85%) Wi-Fi
4 10 (37.04%) SAN
5 7 (25.93%) TCP/IP
6 5 (18.52%) VoIP
6 5 (18.52%) MPLS
7 4 (14.81%) OSPF
7 4 (14.81%) BGP
7 4 (14.81%) VPN
7 4 (14.81%) DNS
7 4 (14.81%) VLAN
8 3 (11.11%) IPsec
8 3 (11.11%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (11.11%) ATM
8 3 (11.11%) ISDN
8 3 (11.11%) DSL
8 3 (11.11%) EIGRP
8 3 (11.11%) X.21
8 3 (11.11%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 12 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Field Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Administrator
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) AIX Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX Support
4 2 (7.41%) IT Support
4 2 (7.41%) UNIX Administrator
4 2 (7.41%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Network Manager
4 2 (7.41%) AIX Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (3.70%) DBA
5 1 (3.70%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) Middleware
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.41%) Open Source
2 2 (7.41%) HACMP
3 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
3 1 (3.70%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (59.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (25.93%) Windows 7
4 7 (25.93%) Windows 8
4 7 (25.93%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.41%) UNIX
5 2 (7.41%) AIX
5 2 (7.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL
1 3 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (7.41%) Workflow
2 2 (7.41%) Six Sigma
2 2 (7.41%) Configuration Management
2 2 (7.41%) Service Management
2 2 (7.41%) Lean Six Sigma
2 2 (7.41%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (7.41%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (3.70%) Line Management
3 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.70%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL V3
3 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (3.70%) Software Deployment
3 1 (3.70%) Asset Management
3 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (37.04%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) T-SQL
2 1 (3.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) SC Cleared
1 12 (44.44%) Security Cleared
2 6 (22.22%) CCNP
2 6 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (14.81%) CCSP
3 4 (14.81%) CCDP
4 3 (11.11%) JNCIS
5 2 (7.41%) IBM AIX Certification
6 1 (3.70%) Degree
6 1 (3.70%) HP ASE
6 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.70%) CCNA
6 1 (3.70%) MCSE
6 1 (3.70%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (62.96%) Active Directory
2 16 (59.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 2 (7.41%) GPFS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Cisco
2 17 (62.96%) VMware
3 10 (37.04%) NetApp
4 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
5 5 (18.52%) WatchGuard
6 4 (14.81%) CA
7 2 (7.41%) HP
7 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 2 (7.41%) IBM
8 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
8 1 (3.70%) Dell
8 1 (3.70%) Citrix
8 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.70%) F5
8 1 (3.70%) Altiris
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