Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > North East
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 92 88
Rank change year-on-year +7 -4 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 46 13 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.63% 1.05% 1.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.04% 6.10% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 25
North East median annual salary £34,500 £36,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.48% +8.96% -11.26%
10th Percentile £20,281 £21,250 £26,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £44,000 £49,700
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 255 213 174
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.55% 17.19% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 220 196 152
North East median annual salary £32,500 £33,125 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.89% +1.92% -7.14%
10th Percentile £19,475 £21,250 £23,400
90th Percentile £55,000 £45,625 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 +5 39 £34,000 +9.68% 1
Durham - 7 £37,500 - 5
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 39 (84.78%) LAN
2 20 (43.48%) Cisco
2 20 (43.48%) Firewall
3 19 (41.30%) Windows
3 19 (41.30%) Data Centre
4 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (30.43%) CCNA
5 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
6 13 (28.26%) CCNP
6 13 (28.26%) Retail
6 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
7 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (26.09%) MPLS
8 11 (23.91%) Office 365
8 11 (23.91%) VMware
9 10 (21.74%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (21.74%) Network Management
9 10 (21.74%) OSPF
9 10 (21.74%) NHS
9 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
9 10 (21.74%) HP
9 10 (21.74%) ITIL
9 10 (21.74%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (21.74%) Extreme Networks
10 9 (19.57%) VoIP
10 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
10 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
10 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management

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 5 (10.87%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.52%) Apache
2 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (23.91%) Office 365
3 10 (21.74%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (19.57%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (6.52%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (6.52%) G Suite
5 3 (6.52%) IaaS
5 3 (6.52%) PaaS
5 3 (6.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (84.78%) LAN
2 20 (43.48%) Firewall
3 12 (26.09%) MPLS
4 10 (21.74%) OSPF
5 9 (19.57%) VoIP
6 8 (17.39%) DHCP
6 8 (17.39%) DNS
7 7 (15.22%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (6.52%) NAS
8 3 (6.52%) SAN
8 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.52%) VLAN
8 3 (6.52%) VPN
8 3 (6.52%) Wireless
8 3 (6.52%) WLAN
9 2 (4.35%) PBX
9 2 (4.35%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (2.17%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (2.17%) Network Security
10 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) MySQL
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 13 (28.26%) Retail
2 4 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Automotive
3 2 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Network Engineer
2 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Manager
3 8 (17.39%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 8 (17.39%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Analyst
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Senior Project Manager
4 6 (13.04%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (8.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 4 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Administrator
7 3 (6.52%) Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Delivery Project Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Senior Delivery Manager
7 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (41.30%) Data Centre
2 10 (21.74%) NHS
3 3 (6.52%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (6.52%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.17%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (41.30%) Windows
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.87%) Linux
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 10
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
5 3 (6.52%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) ITIL
1 10 (21.74%) Network Management
1 10 (21.74%) Performance Monitoring
2 9 (19.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (15.22%) Project Management
4 6 (13.04%) Business Transformation
5 5 (10.87%) Time Management
6 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.70%) ERP
6 4 (8.70%) Network Design
7 3 (6.52%) Business Continuity
7 3 (6.52%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (6.52%) Forensic Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Information Security
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Presales
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
8 2 (4.35%) Proactive Management
8 2 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 9 (19.57%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.04%) SQL
3 3 (6.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (30.43%) CCNA
3 13 (28.26%) CCNP
4 4 (8.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.35%) CISSP
6 2 (4.35%) MCITP
6 2 (4.35%) MCTS
7 1 (2.17%) APMP
7 1 (2.17%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (30.43%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
3 4 (8.70%) vSphere
4 3 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.17%) XenApp
5 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (6.52%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (4.35%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (43.48%) Cisco
2 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.91%) VMware
4 10 (21.74%) CheckPoint
4 10 (21.74%) Extreme Networks
4 10 (21.74%) HP
5 6 (13.04%) Mitel
6 5 (10.87%) Meraki
7 4 (8.70%) Google
7 4 (8.70%) Oracle
7 4 (8.70%) SAP
7 4 (8.70%) Sun
7 4 (8.70%) Workday
8 3 (6.52%) Avaya
8 3 (6.52%) Citrix
8 3 (6.52%) Fortinet
8 3 (6.52%) Symantec
9 2 (4.35%) Aerohive Networks
9 2 (4.35%) BroadSoft