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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 61 62 49
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.18% 0.80% 2.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.77% 7.25% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 11
Average salary £34,750 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.12% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £30,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £41,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
47 69 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 9.22% 11.00% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 39 48 87
Average salary £32,500 £24,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.65% -38.75%
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
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 - 5 £36,000 - 1
Sunderland -14 1 £24,000 -40.00%
WAN
North East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 31 July 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%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) Windows
3 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (53.33%) Firewall
5 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
5 7 (46.67%) MS Exchange
5 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
6 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 6 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 5 (33.33%) SLA
7 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
8 4 (26.67%) CCNA
8 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
8 4 (26.67%) ITIL
8 4 (26.67%) WatchGuard
9 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
9 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
2 6 (40.00%) 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%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 13 (86.67%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
3 6 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (6.67%) Network Security
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (6.67%) PABX
6 1 (6.67%) Internet
6 1 (6.67%) MPLS
6 1 (6.67%) VPN
6 1 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Field Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Manager
3 2 (13.33%) 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%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Windows
1 9 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 8 (53.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (40.00%) Windows 7
5 5 (33.33%) Windows 8
6 4 (26.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) Asset Management
2 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
2 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (6.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (6.67%) Line Management
2 1 (6.67%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (13.33%) MCSE
4 2 (13.33%) CCNP
5 1 (6.67%) MCP
5 1 (6.67%) MCSA
5 1 (6.67%) CCIE
5 1 (6.67%) A+ Certification
5 1 (6.67%) Degree
5 1 (6.67%) HP ASE
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (46.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (46.67%) Hyper-V
2 6 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (13.33%) XenApp
3 2 (13.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) SCCM
1 1 (6.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Cisco
2 9 (60.00%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (26.67%) WatchGuard
5 3 (20.00%) HP
5 3 (20.00%) NetApp
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
6 2 (13.33%) SolarWinds
7 1 (6.67%) Lotus
7 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.67%) Altiris
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