Period
to 21 February 2018

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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 85 104
Rank change year-on-year +13 +19 -17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 58 19 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 3.32% 1.41% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.07% 9.36% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 56 17 12
North East median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +6.56% +10.91%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,550 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,884 £41,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 289 203 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.56% 15.05% 9.35%
Number of salaries quoted 260 184 105
North East median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% - -7.45%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,250
90th Percentile £53,875 £45,000 £53,750
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 21 February 2018.

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 21 February 2018. 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 +13 38 £35,000 +2.94% 4
Durham -2 14 £38,750 +38.39% 1
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for WAN.

1 45 (77.59%) LAN
2 32 (55.17%) Windows
3 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
4 26 (44.83%) Active Directory
5 25 (43.10%) ITIL
6 23 (39.66%) Cisco
6 23 (39.66%) Firewall
6 23 (39.66%) VMware
7 22 (37.93%) Office 365
7 22 (37.93%) Windows Server
8 19 (32.76%) PowerShell
8 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (32.76%) DNS
8 19 (32.76%) Citrix
9 18 (31.03%) VoIP
9 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Azure
10 17 (29.31%) MS Exchange
10 17 (29.31%) DHCP
10 17 (29.31%) TCP/IP
11 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (27.59%) Hyper-V
11 16 (27.59%) VLAN
12 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
13 13 (22.41%) WLAN
13 13 (22.41%) XenApp
14 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
14 12 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (18.97%) SAN
15 11 (18.97%) Amazon AWS

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 17 (29.31%) MS Exchange
2 9 (15.52%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (6.90%) Apache
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.45%) iPlanet
5 2 (3.45%) JBoss
5 2 (3.45%) MQSeries
5 2 (3.45%) OpenStack
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle Application Server
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
5 2 (3.45%) Tomcat
5 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
5 2 (3.45%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (3.45%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 22 (37.93%) Office 365
2 17 (29.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (18.97%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (17.24%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (5.17%) G Suite
6 2 (3.45%) IaaS
6 2 (3.45%) PaaS
6 2 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (77.59%) LAN
2 23 (39.66%) Firewall
3 19 (32.76%) DNS
4 18 (31.03%) VoIP
5 17 (29.31%) DHCP
5 17 (29.31%) TCP/IP
6 16 (27.59%) VLAN
7 13 (22.41%) WLAN
8 12 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (18.97%) SAN
10 9 (15.52%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (15.52%) SMTP
11 8 (13.79%) VPN
12 7 (12.07%) NAS
13 6 (10.34%) Unified Communications
14 4 (6.90%) DMZ
15 2 (3.45%) FTP
15 2 (3.45%) MPLS
15 2 (3.45%) Telnet
15 2 (3.45%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.14%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (15.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Retail
3 2 (3.45%) Automotive
4 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (17.24%) Infrastructure Manager
2 9 (15.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (15.52%) Team Leader
3 8 (13.79%) Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.07%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 7 (12.07%) Project Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Manager
5 6 (10.34%) Senior Project Manager
6 5 (8.62%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Support Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support
7 4 (6.90%) Network Team Leader
7 4 (6.90%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Service Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Technical Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) WAP
2 4 (6.90%) Web Services
3 2 (3.45%) J2EE
3 2 (3.45%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.79%) Clustering
3 4 (6.90%) Replication
4 3 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
5 2 (3.45%) Grid Computing
5 2 (3.45%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (3.45%) User Experience
6 1 (1.72%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 32 (55.17%) Windows
2 22 (37.93%) Windows Server
3 19 (32.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (17.24%) Linux
6 6 (10.34%) CentOS
6 6 (10.34%) Ubuntu
7 5 (8.62%) Windows 10
7 5 (8.62%) Windows XP
8 4 (6.90%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (3.45%) AIX
10 2 (3.45%) HPUX
10 2 (3.45%) Solaris
10 2 (3.45%) SUSE
10 2 (3.45%) Unix
10 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.10%) ITIL
2 9 (15.52%) Project Management
3 8 (13.79%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (12.07%) Patch Management
5 6 (10.34%) Business Transformation
5 6 (10.34%) Contract Management
5 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.34%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (10.34%) People Management
6 5 (8.62%) Service Delivery
7 4 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (6.90%) Change Control
7 4 (6.90%) ERP
7 4 (6.90%) Incident Management
7 4 (6.90%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 4 (6.90%) Network Design
7 4 (6.90%) Proactive Management
7 4 (6.90%) Proactive Monitoring
7 4 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (32.76%) PowerShell
2 6 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 2 (3.45%) C-shell
3 2 (3.45%) Korn
3 2 (3.45%) Perl
3 2 (3.45%) PHP
3 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.62%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.90%) CCNA
2 4 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.17%) CCNP
4 2 (3.45%) CISSP
4 2 (3.45%) Degree
4 2 (3.45%) MCITP
4 2 (3.45%) MCTS
4 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (3.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (44.83%) Active Directory
2 16 (27.59%) Hyper-V
2 16 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (22.41%) XenApp
4 9 (15.52%) DFS Replication
5 2 (3.45%) KVM
5 2 (3.45%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (3.45%) Samba
5 2 (3.45%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (3.45%) vSphere
5 2 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (15.52%) WSUS
2 7 (12.07%) Backup Exec
3 2 (3.45%) OpenView
3 2 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (3.45%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (46.55%) Microsoft
2 23 (39.66%) Cisco
2 23 (39.66%) VMware
3 19 (32.76%) Citrix
4 9 (15.52%) Veritas
5 8 (13.79%) Symantec
6 7 (12.07%) arcserve
6 7 (12.07%) CA
6 7 (12.07%) Sophos
6 7 (12.07%) Veeam
7 6 (10.34%) Oracle
7 6 (10.34%) Red Hat
8 5 (8.62%) Meraki
8 5 (8.62%) Mitel
8 5 (8.62%) SAP
8 5 (8.62%) Workday
9 4 (6.90%) HP
10 3 (5.17%) Google
11 2 (3.45%) Brocade
11 2 (3.45%) Opsware