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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 62 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.71% 1.16% 2.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.98% 8.54% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 12
Average salary £27,500 £32,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.72% -0.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
53 82 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.08% 13.60% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 50 69 126
Average salary £35,000 £24,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -38.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £37,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +7 9 £27,500 -3.08% 1
Sunderland - 1 £27,500 -
WAN
North East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) LAN
3 14 (60.87%) Firewall
4 13 (56.52%) VMware
4 13 (56.52%) Windows
4 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
4 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (52.17%) MS Exchange
5 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (47.83%) Wi-Fi
6 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
6 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2013
7 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
7 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (34.78%) SAN
8 8 (34.78%) NetApp
8 8 (34.78%) SQL
8 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
8 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
10 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
10 6 (26.09%) CCNP
11 5 (21.74%) VoIP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (52.17%) MS Exchange
1 12 (52.17%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (47.83%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.35%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Office 365
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (69.57%) LAN
2 14 (60.87%) Firewall
3 11 (47.83%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (34.78%) SAN
5 7 (30.43%) TCP/IP
6 5 (21.74%) VoIP
6 5 (21.74%) MPLS
7 4 (17.39%) VLAN
7 4 (17.39%) OSPF
7 4 (17.39%) BGP
7 4 (17.39%) DNS
8 3 (13.04%) ATM
8 3 (13.04%) ISDN
8 3 (13.04%) PPP
8 3 (13.04%) SNMP
8 3 (13.04%) DSL
8 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
8 3 (13.04%) X.21
8 3 (13.04%) IPsec
8 3 (13.04%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
1 9 (39.13%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (47.83%) Field Engineer
2 8 (34.78%) Network Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Manager
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support Technician
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) DBA
6 1 (4.35%) Support Technician
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Clustering
3 1 (4.35%) Replication
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 13 (56.52%) Windows
1 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
1 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2012
2 12 (52.17%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (21.74%) Windows XP
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 5 (21.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.04%) ITIL
2 2 (8.70%) Patch Management
2 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (4.35%) Asset Management
3 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (4.35%) Line Management
3 1 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL V3
3 1 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (4.35%) Software Deployment
3 1 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (34.78%) SQL
2 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
2 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (26.09%) CCNP
4 4 (17.39%) CCNA
4 4 (17.39%) CCDP
4 4 (17.39%) CCSP
5 3 (13.04%) JNCIS
6 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (4.35%) CCIE
6 1 (4.35%) MCSE
6 1 (4.35%) Degree
6 1 (4.35%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (56.52%) Active Directory
2 12 (52.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
1 1 (4.35%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Cisco
2 13 (56.52%) VMware
3 8 (34.78%) NetApp
4 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) WatchGuard
5 4 (17.39%) CA
6 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
6 2 (8.70%) HP
7 1 (4.35%) Dell
7 1 (4.35%) CheckPoint
7 1 (4.35%) Altiris
7 1 (4.35%) F5
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Accenture
Salary: From £24,640 to £31,860 per annum depending on skills and experience
Posted: 9 days ago