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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 58 48 52
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.12% 2.18% 1.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.29% 11.70% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 6
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,500 £27,375
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £36,250
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
68 94 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 10.86% 18.65% 20.87%
Number of salaries quoted 53 88 92
Average salary £32,000 £41,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% +28.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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
Sunderland - 5 £40,000 -
Gateshead -7 1 £24,000 -4.00%
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 1 £32,000 -11.72% 4
WAN
North East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
3 8 (50.00%) Project Management
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
4 7 (43.75%) ITIL
4 7 (43.75%) Citrix
5 6 (37.50%) Amdocs
5 6 (37.50%) McAfee
5 6 (37.50%) Handset
5 6 (37.50%) SAP
5 6 (37.50%) Solaris
5 6 (37.50%) UNIX
5 6 (37.50%) LANDesk
5 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
5 6 (37.50%) Change Control
5 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (25.00%) DNS
6 4 (25.00%) DHCP
7 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
8 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
8 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
8 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
8 1 (6.25%) VoIP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) LAN
2 4 (25.00%) DHCP
2 4 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless
3 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
3 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 1 (6.25%) VoIP
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (43.75%) Infrastructure Manager
1 7 (43.75%) ICT Manager
2 6 (37.50%) Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Lead Systems Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Handset
1 6 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (37.50%) UNIX
3 6 (37.50%) Solaris
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
4 1 (6.25%) Windows XP
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 6 (37.50%) Change Control
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
5 1 (6.25%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) SC Cleared
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (87.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 7 (43.75%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) Amdocs
3 6 (37.50%) LANDesk
3 6 (37.50%) SAP
3 6 (37.50%) McAfee
4 1 (6.25%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft