Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > North East
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 76 101
Rank change year-on-year +1 +25 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 40 37 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.92% 2.48% 1.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.04% 15.74% 15.44%
Number of salaries quoted 37 35 21
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,600 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.69% +6.27% +21.82%
10th Percentile £21,338 £24,850 £21,250
90th Percentile £53,730 £80,000 £45,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +6.55%

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 the North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 266 235 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 19.44% 15.74% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 239 206 97
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.94% +4.62%
10th Percentile £21,713 £24,750 £21,550
90th Percentile £52,884 £60,000 £52,795
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North East.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in the North East

WAN
Salary Trend in the North East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in the North East.

Salary trend for WAN in the North East

WAN
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in the North East over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in the North East

WAN
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +8 24 £34,000 -9.93% 3
Durham -14 8 £50,240 +79.43% 2
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North East region with a requirement for WAN.

1 34 (85.00%) LAN
2 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 23 (57.50%) ITIL
3 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
4 20 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 19 (47.50%) Firewall
5 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (47.50%) Office 365
6 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (42.50%) VMware
7 17 (42.50%) Cisco
8 16 (40.00%) Citrix
9 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
10 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
10 14 (35.00%) DNS
10 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (30.00%) VLAN
11 12 (30.00%) DHCP
11 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
11 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
12 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
12 11 (27.50%) XenApp
12 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Office
12 11 (27.50%) VoIP
12 11 (27.50%) WLAN
12 11 (27.50%) SAN
12 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
12 11 (27.50%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (20.00%) WSUS

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 15 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 8 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (10.00%) Apache
4 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (5.00%) iPlanet
4 2 (5.00%) JBoss
4 2 (5.00%) MQSeries
4 2 (5.00%) OpenStack
4 2 (5.00%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.00%) Tomcat
4 2 (5.00%) WebLogic
4 2 (5.00%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 19 (47.50%) Office 365
2 8 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 8 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (85.00%) LAN
2 19 (47.50%) Firewall
3 14 (35.00%) DNS
3 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (30.00%) DHCP
4 12 (30.00%) VLAN
5 11 (27.50%) SAN
5 11 (27.50%) VoIP
5 11 (27.50%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (27.50%) WLAN
6 8 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (20.00%) SMTP
7 6 (15.00%) Unified Communications
8 5 (12.50%) NAS
8 5 (12.50%) VPN
9 3 (7.50%) DMZ
10 2 (5.00%) DAB
10 2 (5.00%) FTP
10 2 (5.00%) LDAP
10 2 (5.00%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (15.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (22.50%) Team Leader
2 8 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 8 (20.00%) Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Service Analyst
3 6 (15.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (10.00%) Network Team Leader
5 4 (10.00%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Infrastructure Support
6 3 (7.50%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) IT Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Juniper Architect
7 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
7 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (20.00%) WAP
2 3 (7.50%) Web Services
3 2 (5.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Clustering
2 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 3 (7.50%) Replication
4 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 2 (5.00%) Grid Computing
4 2 (5.00%) Linux Command Line
4 2 (5.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.50%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (57.50%) Windows
2 19 (47.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (17.50%) Linux
5 7 (17.50%) Windows 10
5 7 (17.50%) Windows XP
6 5 (12.50%) CentOS
6 5 (12.50%) Ubuntu
7 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (5.00%) AIX
8 2 (5.00%) HPUX
8 2 (5.00%) Solaris
8 2 (5.00%) SUSE
8 2 (5.00%) Unix
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (5.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (57.50%) ITIL
2 7 (17.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 6 (15.00%) Contract Management
3 6 (15.00%) ERP
3 6 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (15.00%) Patch Management
3 6 (15.00%) People Management
4 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.50%) Change Control
5 3 (7.50%) Incident Management
5 3 (7.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 3 (7.50%) OpenUP
5 3 (7.50%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (7.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (5.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.00%) Load Testing
6 2 (5.00%) Migration
6 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (27.50%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (5.00%) C-shell
2 2 (5.00%) Korn
2 2 (5.00%) Perl
2 2 (5.00%) PHP
2 2 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 2 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (5.00%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) CCNP
3 1 (2.50%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (35.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (27.50%) Hyper-V
3 11 (27.50%) XenApp
4 8 (20.00%) DFS Replication
5 2 (5.00%) KVM
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (5.00%) Samba
5 2 (5.00%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (20.00%) WSUS
2 6 (15.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (5.00%) OpenView
3 2 (5.00%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (42.50%) Cisco
2 17 (42.50%) VMware
3 16 (40.00%) Citrix
4 8 (20.00%) Veritas
5 7 (17.50%) Oracle
6 6 (15.00%) arcserve
6 6 (15.00%) CA
6 6 (15.00%) SAP
6 6 (15.00%) Sophos
6 6 (15.00%) Symantec
6 6 (15.00%) Veeam
6 6 (15.00%) Workday
7 5 (12.50%) Red Hat
8 4 (10.00%) HP
9 3 (7.50%) Juniper
10 2 (5.00%) Cognos
10 2 (5.00%) Dell
10 2 (5.00%) EMC
10 2 (5.00%) Sun