Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England > North East
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 72 77
Rank change year-on-year -11 +5 +26
Permanent jobs citing WAN 36 39 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 2.53% 2.87% 2.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.46% 14.83% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 33 36 34
North East median annual salary £31,250 £35,000 £34,800
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +0.57% +1.61%
10th Percentile £20,813 £21,281 £24,825
90th Percentile £72,500 £53,942 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% -4.44%

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 195 263 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 13.71% 19.37% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 169 236 207
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10th Percentile £21,900 £21,656 £24,900
90th Percentile £59,878 £52,884 £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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -15 26 £31,875 -6.25% 10
Durham +21 10 £27,500 -45.26%
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 35 (97.22%) LAN
2 20 (55.56%) Cisco
3 19 (52.78%) Windows
4 18 (50.00%) Firewall
5 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
5 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
6 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
7 12 (33.33%) Data Centre
7 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 11 (30.56%) VMware
8 11 (30.56%) CCNP
9 10 (27.78%) ITIL
10 9 (25.00%) Wireless
10 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (22.22%) Network Security
11 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (22.22%) CCDP
11 8 (22.22%) Presales
11 8 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
11 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
12 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
12 7 (19.44%) Office 365
13 6 (16.67%) Wireless Security
13 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
14 5 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
14 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure

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 7 (19.44%) MS Exchange
2 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (5.56%) IIS
4 2 (5.56%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.56%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (97.22%) LAN
2 18 (50.00%) Firewall
3 9 (25.00%) Wireless
4 8 (22.22%) Cisco Wireless
4 8 (22.22%) Network Security
5 6 (16.67%) Wireless Security
6 5 (13.89%) MPLS
6 5 (13.89%) SAN
6 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
6 5 (13.89%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (11.11%) DHCP
7 4 (11.11%) VoIP
7 4 (11.11%) VPN
8 3 (8.33%) DNS
9 2 (5.56%) Internet
9 2 (5.56%) OSPF
10 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.78%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (2.78%) PABX
10 1 (2.78%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Architect
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco Architect
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco Network Architect
2 8 (22.22%) Cisco Solutions Architect
2 8 (22.22%) Network Architect
2 8 (22.22%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (8.33%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.33%) Technical Support
6 2 (5.56%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (5.56%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.56%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (5.56%) NHS
4 1 (2.78%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (52.78%) Windows
2 13 (36.11%) Windows Server
3 9 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (11.11%) Linux
5 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
5 4 (11.11%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.78%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.22%) Mentoring
2 8 (22.22%) Presales
3 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (13.89%) ERP
4 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
4 5 (13.89%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
5 4 (11.11%) Service Management
6 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 3 (8.33%) Line Management
6 3 (8.33%) Proactive Management
6 3 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (8.33%) Web Filtering
7 2 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.56%) Time Management
7 2 (5.56%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (30.56%) CCNP
3 8 (22.22%) CCDP
4 5 (13.89%) CCNA
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (5.56%) APMP
7 2 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (2.78%) Degree
8 1 (2.78%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.56%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) GDPR
2 1 (2.78%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (47.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 5 (13.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
4 1 (2.78%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
1 3 (8.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.56%) Nagios
3 1 (2.78%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (55.56%) Cisco
2 17 (47.22%) Microsoft
3 11 (30.56%) VMware
4 5 (13.89%) Veeam
5 4 (11.11%) Citrix
5 4 (11.11%) HP
5 4 (11.11%) Oracle
5 4 (11.11%) SAP
5 4 (11.11%) Sun
5 4 (11.11%) Workday
6 3 (8.33%) Google
7 2 (5.56%) CheckPoint
7 2 (5.56%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (5.56%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.78%) Dell
8 1 (2.78%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.78%) Juniper
8 1 (2.78%) Meraki
8 1 (2.78%) Mitel