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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 60 55 46
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.23% 1.39% 1.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.29% 12.16% 10.87%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 10
Average salary £30,250 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.37% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £30,400 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £42,500 £41,850
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
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
42 74 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 8.61% 11.44% 18.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32 58 86
Average salary £30,500 £30,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -26.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £24,000 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £51,459 £50,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 3 September 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 +6 5 £30,500 -4.68% 3
Sunderland -15 1 £24,000 -40.00%
WAN
North East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 11 (73.33%) VMware
3 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (66.67%) Cisco
5 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
6 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (53.33%) Firewall
7 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
7 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
7 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
8 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
9 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 5 (33.33%) SLA
9 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
10 4 (26.67%) WatchGuard
10 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
11 3 (20.00%) ITIL
11 3 (20.00%) SAN
11 3 (20.00%) NetApp
11 3 (20.00%) CCNA
11 3 (20.00%) Citrix
11 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
1 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (6.67%) Lync
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (6.67%) IBM Notes
3 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) SNMP
6 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) SSL
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
General
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 6 (40.00%) Field Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 11 (73.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
7 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) BCP
2 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
2 1 (6.67%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) CCNA
1 3 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (6.67%) MCP
2 1 (6.67%) MCSE
2 1 (6.67%) MCSA
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (53.33%) Hyper-V
3 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (13.33%) XenApp
4 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (73.33%) VMware
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 7 (46.67%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) WatchGuard
5 3 (20.00%) Citrix
5 3 (20.00%) NetApp
6 1 (6.67%) Lotus
6 1 (6.67%) Juniper
6 1 (6.67%) HP
6 1 (6.67%) Dell
6 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
6 1 (6.67%) Mitel
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