Period
to 25 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear with a requirement for LAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited LAN over the 6 months to 25 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Local Area Network (LAN)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 68 68
Rank change year-on-year -14 0 +22
Permanent jobs citing LAN 27 13 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.23% 1.75% 3.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 8.28% 20.88%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 38
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £30,000 £35,750 £35,300
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.08% +1.27% +28.36%
10th Percentile £20,813 £31,250 £27,050
90th Percentile £69,000 £70,000 £80,000
North East median annual salary £30,000 £36,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -17.81% +4.29% +4.48%

LAN 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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 162 157 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.39% 21.16% 16.08%
Number of salaries quoted 137 132 159
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.78% +2.86% +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,800 £21,275 £25,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £52,475 £61,400
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

LAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing LAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

Job vacancy trend for LAN in Tyne and Wear

LAN
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing LAN in Tyne and Wear.

Salary trend for LAN in Tyne and Wear

LAN
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing LAN in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for LAN in Tyne and Wear

LAN
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing LAN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 25 September 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
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 20 £31,250 -8.09% 8
Sunderland -4 4 £21,625 -59.77%
North Tyneside - 2 £27,500 -
Gateshead - 1 £35,000 - 1
LAN
North East

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, IT jobs citing LAN 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for LAN.

1 26 (96.30%) WAN
2 19 (70.37%) Firewall
3 15 (55.56%) Cisco
3 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (48.15%) CCNP
4 13 (48.15%) Data Centre
5 11 (40.74%) CCNA
5 11 (40.74%) Windows
6 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
7 9 (33.33%) HP
7 9 (33.33%) Retail
7 9 (33.33%) NHS
7 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
7 9 (33.33%) MPLS
7 9 (33.33%) OSPF
7 9 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
7 9 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
7 9 (33.33%) Network Management
7 9 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
8 8 (29.63%) ITIL
9 7 (25.93%) VMware
9 7 (25.93%) Office 365
9 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (18.52%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (18.52%) Wireless
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
10 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
10 5 (18.52%) Windows Server

LAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 (11.11%) Apache
1 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (25.93%) Office 365
3 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) WAN
2 19 (70.37%) Firewall
3 9 (33.33%) MPLS
3 9 (33.33%) OSPF
4 5 (18.52%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (18.52%) Wireless
5 4 (14.81%) Cisco Wireless
5 4 (14.81%) DHCP
5 4 (14.81%) DNS
5 4 (14.81%) Network Security
6 2 (7.41%) NAS
6 2 (7.41%) SAN
6 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
6 2 (7.41%) Wireless Security
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
7 1 (3.70%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (33.33%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Network Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Network Architect
4 4 (14.81%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Administrator
5 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.41%) Service Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (48.15%) Data Centre
2 9 (33.33%) NHS
3 1 (3.70%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.70%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (18.52%) Windows 10
3 5 (18.52%) Windows Server
4 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
5 3 (11.11%) Linux
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Unix
7 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Network Management
1 9 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (29.63%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (14.81%) ERP
3 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (14.81%) Mentoring
3 4 (14.81%) Presales
4 2 (7.41%) Availability Management
4 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
4 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.41%) Forensic Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Decision-Making
5 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (3.70%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (48.15%) CCNP
3 11 (40.74%) CCNA
4 4 (14.81%) CCDP
4 4 (14.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
5 1 (3.70%) MCSE
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) vSphere
4 1 (3.70%) BitLocker
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.41%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (55.56%) Cisco
2 9 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 9 (33.33%) Extreme Networks
2 9 (33.33%) HP
3 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
4 7 (25.93%) VMware
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) SAP
5 4 (14.81%) Sun
5 4 (14.81%) Workday
6 2 (7.41%) Asigra
6 2 (7.41%) Citrix
6 2 (7.41%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.41%) Symantec
7 1 (3.70%) Meraki