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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 58 63 59
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 2 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.12% 0.44% 2.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.38% 4.65% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 11
Median salary £33,250 £28,750 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.65% +4.54%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
64 43 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 11.92% 9.43% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 54 36 62
Median salary £34,000 £22,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+51.11% -40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 9 December 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +11 5 £34,000 -2.85%
South Shields - 1 £32,500 -
WAN
North East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WAN.

1 22 (91.67%) LAN
2 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (33.33%) VMware
5 7 (29.17%) Cisco
5 7 (29.17%) VoIP
5 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
6 6 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
7 5 (20.83%) SolarWinds
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (20.83%) vSphere
7 5 (20.83%) Unix
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 5 (20.83%) CCNP
7 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
8 4 (16.67%) CCNA
8 4 (16.67%) Windows
8 4 (16.67%) Linux
8 4 (16.67%) VPN
9 3 (12.50%) MCSA
9 3 (12.50%) Solaris
9 3 (12.50%) HP
9 3 (12.50%) Sophos
9 3 (12.50%) Service Management
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
9 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
9 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 4 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Office 365
2 1 (4.17%) IaaS
2 1 (4.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (91.67%) LAN
2 12 (50.00%) Firewall
3 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 7 (29.17%) VoIP
4 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (16.67%) VPN
6 2 (8.33%) SAN
7 1 (4.17%) DHCP
7 1 (4.17%) DNS
7 1 (4.17%) Network Security
7 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (20.83%) Network Engineer
1 5 (20.83%) Senior Network Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) Unix Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Consultant
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Support
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Desktop Support
5 1 (4.17%) Server Support
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Support Technician
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support
5 1 (4.17%) Technical Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Unix
2 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Windows
3 3 (12.50%) Solaris
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.17%) AIX
4 1 (4.17%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
2 3 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
4 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.17%) ERP
4 1 (4.17%) Information Security
4 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (4.17%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (4.17%) Load Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Network Management
4 1 (4.17%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (4.17%) Problem Management
4 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.17%) Server Building
4 1 (4.17%) Test Scripting
4 1 (4.17%) Validation
4 1 (4.17%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (20.83%) CCNP
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (16.67%) CCNA
4 3 (12.50%) MCSA
5 2 (8.33%) Degree
5 2 (8.33%) MCSE
5 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (4.17%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (20.83%) vSphere
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) Nessus
2 1 (4.17%) Nmap
2 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (33.33%) VMware
2 7 (29.17%) Cisco
3 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 5 (20.83%) SolarWinds
4 3 (12.50%) HP
4 3 (12.50%) Sophos
5 2 (8.33%) Symantec
6 1 (4.17%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 1 (4.17%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Draytek
6 1 (4.17%) IBM