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

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > North East
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 88 76
Rank change year-on-year +2 -12 +14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 33 14 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.11% 1.23% 2.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.67% 6.70% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 44
North East median annual salary £28,750 £36,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.23% +6.57% -23.89%
10th Percentile £20,813 £22,375 £26,600
90th Percentile £47,500 £70,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £46,056 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% +2.27% -2.22%

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 225 209 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.41% 18.30% 16.82%
Number of salaries quoted 194 184 225
North East median annual salary £34,375 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.79% - -
10th Percentile £20,813 £21,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £55,875 £48,700 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 August 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 August 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 -14 24 £28,750 -35.39% 10
Durham - 9 £31,250 -
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 33 (100.00%) LAN
2 22 (66.67%) Firewall
3 18 (54.55%) Cisco
4 17 (51.52%) Windows
5 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
6 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
7 12 (36.36%) CCNP
7 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
8 11 (33.33%) CCNA
8 11 (33.33%) HP
9 10 (30.30%) MPLS
9 10 (30.30%) OSPF
9 10 (30.30%) NHS
9 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
9 10 (30.30%) VMware
9 10 (30.30%) Retail
9 10 (30.30%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (30.30%) Network Management
9 10 (30.30%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
9 10 (30.30%) Extreme Networks
10 9 (27.27%) Office 365
10 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
11 8 (24.24%) ITIL
12 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
13 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
14 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (15.15%) Linux

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 6 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 3 (9.09%) Apache
2 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.06%) IIS
3 2 (6.06%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (27.27%) Office 365
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.06%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.03%) IaaS
5 1 (3.03%) PaaS
5 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) LAN
2 22 (66.67%) Firewall
3 10 (30.30%) MPLS
3 10 (30.30%) OSPF
4 5 (15.15%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (12.12%) DHCP
5 4 (12.12%) DNS
5 4 (12.12%) VoIP
6 3 (9.09%) SAN
6 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.06%) Cisco Wireless
7 2 (6.06%) NAS
7 2 (6.06%) Network Security
7 2 (6.06%) Wireless
7 2 (6.06%) WLAN
8 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.03%) Internet
8 1 (3.03%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.03%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) MySQL
1 3 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 10 (30.30%) Retail
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (12.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.12%) Support Analyst
4 3 (9.09%) Administrator
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.06%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.06%) Service Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Support
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) LAMP
2 1 (3.03%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (36.36%) Data Centre
2 10 (30.30%) NHS
3 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
4 2 (6.06%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (51.52%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (15.15%) Linux
6 4 (12.12%) Windows 10
6 4 (12.12%) Windows XP
7 3 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 2 (6.06%) Unix
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Network Management
1 10 (30.30%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (24.24%) ITIL
3 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.12%) ERP
3 4 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (9.09%) Presales
4 3 (9.09%) Service Management
4 3 (9.09%) Time Management
5 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.06%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.06%) Capacity Management
5 2 (6.06%) Forensic Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
5 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
5 2 (6.06%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.12%) SQL
2 3 (9.09%) PHP
3 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (36.36%) CCNP
3 11 (33.33%) CCNA
4 4 (12.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (6.06%) APMP
5 2 (6.06%) CCDP
5 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.03%) Degree
6 1 (3.03%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
2 2 (6.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 9 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.06%) vSphere
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Server
5 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (6.06%) Backup Exec
2 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.03%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Cisco
2 13 (39.39%) Microsoft
3 11 (33.33%) HP
4 10 (30.30%) CheckPoint
4 10 (30.30%) Extreme Networks
4 10 (30.30%) VMware
5 4 (12.12%) Oracle
5 4 (12.12%) SAP
5 4 (12.12%) Sun
5 4 (12.12%) Workday
6 3 (9.09%) Citrix
7 2 (6.06%) Asigra
7 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.06%) Symantec
7 2 (6.06%) Veeam
8 1 (3.03%) Avaya
8 1 (3.03%) Google
8 1 (3.03%) Juniper
8 1 (3.03%) Meraki
8 1 (3.03%) Mitel