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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 66 46 55
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 10 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.35% 2.04% 1.05%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.34% 12.66% 5.88%
Number of salaries quoted 9 10 5
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 £25,800 £24,750 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £46,500 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
87 79 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 13.08% 16.09% 17.86%
Number of salaries quoted 72 74 74
Average salary £38,750 £41,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.48% +30.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,400
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 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 23 October 2014.

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 23 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
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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 -15 6 £26,750 -23.02% 3
Sunderland - 3 £42,500 -
WAN
North East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 14 (100.00%) LAN
2 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
3 12 (85.71%) Cisco
4 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 11 (78.57%) VMware
4 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (57.14%) ITIL
6 7 (50.00%) Citrix
6 7 (50.00%) Project Management
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 4 (28.57%) Firewall
8 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
8 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
9 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 2 (14.29%) SQL
9 2 (14.29%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2003
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (7.14%) MS Project
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (28.57%) Firewall
3 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
5 1 (7.14%) Wireless
5 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 7 (50.00%) ICT Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Field Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Systems Support
3 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
2 11 (78.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) VMware
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) WatchGuard
6 1 (7.14%) Alcatel-Lucent
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £24000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
IT Connections
Salary: 22,000 to £30,000 + Car + Good Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago