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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
England / North East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 58 71
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 26 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 1.60% 3.17% 2.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.18% 17.69% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 7 26 15
Median salary £36,500 £33,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.95% -19.27%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 110 147 87
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 19.50% 17.90% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 101 136 69
Median salary £36,500 £33,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.95% -4.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear 0 5 £44,000 +31.34%
WAN
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 13 (92.86%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 8 (57.14%) Validation
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 7 (50.00%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) VoIP
4 6 (42.86%) Cisco
4 6 (42.86%) DNS
4 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
5 5 (35.71%) DHCP
6 4 (28.57%) PBX
6 4 (28.57%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (28.57%) Wireless
6 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
6 4 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) Network Design
7 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
7 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
7 3 (21.43%) SLA
7 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (14.29%) Service Management
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (14.29%) 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Domino
2 1 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) LAN
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) DNS
3 6 (42.86%) VoIP
4 5 (35.71%) DHCP
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (28.57%) NetScaler
5 4 (28.57%) PBX
5 4 (28.57%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (28.57%) Wireless
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.14%) Internet
6 1 (7.14%) Network Security
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) VLAN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) LAN Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Network Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) VoIP Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) WAN Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.14%) AS400
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Validation
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
3 6 (42.86%) TOGAF
4 3 (21.43%) Network Design
4 3 (21.43%) Problem Management
4 3 (21.43%) Test Scripting
5 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
6 1 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 1 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 1 (7.14%) Proactive Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Risk Management
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (7.14%) CCDE
2 1 (7.14%) CCDP
2 1 (7.14%) CCIE
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) HND
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCITP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSE
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PMI Certification
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Terminal Server
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Citrix
2 6 (42.86%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) F5
5 1 (7.14%) Juniper
5 1 (7.14%) Lotus
5 1 (7.14%) MobileIron
5 1 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (7.14%) Sophos