Period
to 22 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Tyne and Wear > Newcastle upon Tyne
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 44 68 74
Rank change year-on-year +24 +6 +8
Permanent jobs citing WAN 51 20 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 5.76% 2.31% 1.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.80% 12.74% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 49 17 11
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £33,000 £34,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.94% -8.11% +10.45%
10th Percentile £21,250 £28,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £45,000 £41,750
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £33,000 £34,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year -4.35% -4.83% +13.28%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 122 157 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 13.77% 18.17% 13.76%
Number of salaries quoted 103 141 102
Newcastle upon Tyne median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £31,376
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.21% +5.18% -10.36%
10th Percentile £21,300 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £50,000 £45,000
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +21.21% +1.54% -7.14%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Newcastle upon Tyne

WAN
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Newcastle upon Tyne.

Salary trend for WAN in Newcastle upon Tyne

WAN
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for WAN in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for WAN.

1 50 (98.04%) LAN
2 31 (60.78%) Data Centre
3 26 (50.98%) Cisco
4 25 (49.02%) CCNP
4 25 (49.02%) Cisco Certification
5 22 (43.14%) Firewall
6 21 (41.18%) Network Security
7 19 (37.25%) Wireless
7 19 (37.25%) Presales
8 17 (33.33%) SCCM
9 15 (29.41%) ITIL
9 15 (29.41%) Mentoring
10 14 (27.45%) Cisco Wireless
10 14 (27.45%) Technical Leadership
10 14 (27.45%) CCDP
10 14 (27.45%) Wireless Security
10 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (23.53%) Windows
12 10 (19.61%) WSUS
13 9 (17.65%) SAN
14 8 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
14 8 (15.69%) Server Virtualisation
14 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Storage
15 7 (13.73%) SolarWinds
15 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (13.73%) VMware
16 6 (11.76%) CCNA
16 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
16 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
16 6 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (11.76%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (3.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (98.04%) LAN
2 22 (43.14%) Firewall
3 21 (41.18%) Network Security
4 19 (37.25%) Wireless
5 14 (27.45%) Cisco Wireless
5 14 (27.45%) Wireless Security
6 9 (17.65%) SAN
7 5 (9.80%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (9.80%) Telepresence
7 5 (9.80%) Unified Communications
8 2 (3.92%) DHCP
8 2 (3.92%) DNS
8 2 (3.92%) MPLS
8 2 (3.92%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.92%) VPN
9 1 (1.96%) Internet
9 1 (1.96%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (1.96%) PABX
9 1 (1.96%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 19 (37.25%) Analyst
1 19 (37.25%) Architect
1 19 (37.25%) Cisco Architect
1 19 (37.25%) Cisco Network Architect
1 19 (37.25%) Network Architect
2 14 (27.45%) Cisco Solutions Architect
2 14 (27.45%) Solutions Architect
3 8 (15.69%) IT Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (11.76%) Senior Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) IT Operations Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Network Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Network Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Network Operations Analyst
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) IT Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Senior Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 31 (60.78%) Data Centre
2 8 (15.69%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (9.80%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (23.53%) Windows
2 6 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Presales
2 15 (29.41%) ITIL
2 15 (29.41%) Mentoring
3 14 (27.45%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (27.45%) Technical Leadership
4 8 (15.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (15.69%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (7.84%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.84%) Time Management
6 3 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (3.92%) Analytical Thinking
7 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.92%) Process Improvement
7 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (3.92%) Visualisation
8 1 (1.96%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.96%) Proactive Monitoring
Qualifications
1 25 (49.02%) CCNP
1 25 (49.02%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (27.45%) CCDP
3 6 (11.76%) CCNA
4 5 (9.80%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.92%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (3.92%) MCP
6 2 (3.92%) MCSE
6 2 (3.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.96%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.88%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.92%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.96%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (33.33%) SCCM
2 10 (19.61%) WSUS
3 1 (1.96%) Nagios
Vendors
1 26 (50.98%) Cisco
2 7 (13.73%) SolarWinds
2 7 (13.73%) VMware
3 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.92%) Citrix
4 2 (3.92%) Juniper
5 1 (1.96%) Fortinet
5 1 (1.96%) Google
5 1 (1.96%) HP
5 1 (1.96%) Veeam