Period
to 18 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 74 78 82
Rank change year-on-year +4 +4 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 29 13 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.57% 1.26% 0.89%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.15% 8.97% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 26 13 8
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £34,500 £37,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.76% +15.63% +16.36%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £25,625
90th Percentile £50,250 £41,750 £35,225
North East median annual salary £35,000 £34,750 £30,500
% change year-on-year +0.72% +13.93% +10.91%

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 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 205 145 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 18.19% 14.04% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 182 126 71
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £33,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.08% -7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,500
90th Percentile £52,375 £45,000 £53,750
North East median annual salary £33,000 £33,125 £33,500
% change year-on-year -0.38% -1.12% -4.29%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Tyne and Wear

WAN
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for WAN in Tyne and Wear

WAN
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Tyne and Wear over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Tyne and Wear

WAN
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 WAN within the Tyne and Wear region over the 6 months to 18 January 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 +4 20 £34,000 -9.93%
Sunderland - 7 £48,000 - 1
Jarrow - 2 £21,000 -
WAN
North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WAN.

1 23 (79.31%) LAN
2 21 (72.41%) Windows
3 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
3 18 (62.07%) VMware
4 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
4 16 (55.17%) ITIL
5 15 (51.72%) Citrix
5 15 (51.72%) MS Exchange
5 15 (51.72%) TCP/IP
5 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (48.28%) Cisco
6 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
7 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
7 13 (44.83%) XenApp
7 13 (44.83%) Office 365
7 13 (44.83%) DNS
7 13 (44.83%) DHCP
7 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
7 13 (44.83%) PowerShell
8 12 (41.38%) Firewall
8 12 (41.38%) WLAN
9 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
9 11 (37.93%) VLAN
10 10 (34.48%) SAN
10 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (31.03%) DFS Replication
11 9 (31.03%) Azure Active Directory
11 9 (31.03%) Veritas
11 9 (31.03%) WAP

WAN
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 15 (51.72%) MS Exchange
2 9 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (13.79%) Apache
4 2 (6.90%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (6.90%) iPlanet
4 2 (6.90%) JBoss
4 2 (6.90%) MQSeries
4 2 (6.90%) OpenStack
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
4 2 (6.90%) Tomcat
4 2 (6.90%) WebLogic
4 2 (6.90%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) Office 365
2 10 (34.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (31.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (17.24%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.45%) IaaS
5 1 (3.45%) PaaS
5 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (79.31%) LAN
2 15 (51.72%) TCP/IP
3 13 (44.83%) DHCP
3 13 (44.83%) DNS
4 12 (41.38%) Firewall
4 12 (41.38%) WLAN
5 11 (37.93%) VLAN
6 10 (34.48%) SAN
7 9 (31.03%) SMTP
7 9 (31.03%) VoIP
8 7 (24.14%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (20.69%) NAS
10 4 (13.79%) DMZ
10 4 (13.79%) VPN
10 4 (13.79%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (6.90%) Asterisk PBX
11 2 (6.90%) FCoE
11 2 (6.90%) FTP
11 2 (6.90%) LDAP
11 2 (6.90%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (37.93%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Support
3 4 (13.79%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Analyst
4 3 (10.34%) IT Support
4 3 (10.34%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Programme Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Server Support
5 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) WAP
2 4 (13.79%) Web Services
3 2 (6.90%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Clustering
2 4 (13.79%) Data Centre
2 4 (13.79%) Replication
3 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Grid Computing
3 2 (6.90%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (3.45%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (72.41%) Windows
2 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server
3 14 (48.28%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (27.59%) Linux
5 6 (20.69%) CentOS
5 6 (20.69%) Ubuntu
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.90%) AIX
7 2 (6.90%) HPUX
7 2 (6.90%) Solaris
7 2 (6.90%) SUSE
7 2 (6.90%) Unix
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 10
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
7 2 (6.90%) Windows 8
7 2 (6.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (55.17%) ITIL
2 7 (24.14%) Patch Management
3 6 (20.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 6 (20.69%) Mentoring
4 4 (13.79%) Business Transformation
4 4 (13.79%) Change Control
4 4 (13.79%) Incident Management
4 4 (13.79%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 4 (13.79%) Proactive Monitoring
4 4 (13.79%) Project Management
4 4 (13.79%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (10.34%) OpenUP
6 2 (6.90%) Hardware Maintenance
6 2 (6.90%) High Availability
6 2 (6.90%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) Load Testing
6 2 (6.90%) Presales
6 2 (6.90%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.90%) Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.90%) Bash Shell
2 2 (6.90%) C-shell
2 2 (6.90%) Korn
2 2 (6.90%) Perl
2 2 (6.90%) PHP
2 2 (6.90%) Shell Script
2 2 (6.90%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
1 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) CCNP
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) Active Directory
2 13 (44.83%) Hyper-V
2 13 (44.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (44.83%) XenApp
3 9 (31.03%) DFS Replication
4 2 (6.90%) KVM
4 2 (6.90%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (6.90%) Samba
4 2 (6.90%) Veritas Volume Manager
4 2 (6.90%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (31.03%) WSUS
2 7 (24.14%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.90%) OpenView
3 2 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (6.90%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 18 (62.07%) Microsoft
1 18 (62.07%) VMware
2 15 (51.72%) Citrix
3 14 (48.28%) Cisco
4 9 (31.03%) Veritas
5 7 (24.14%) arcserve
5 7 (24.14%) CA
5 7 (24.14%) Sophos
5 7 (24.14%) Symantec
5 7 (24.14%) Veeam
6 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
7 4 (13.79%) HP
8 2 (6.90%) Cognos
8 2 (6.90%) Dell
8 2 (6.90%) F5
8 2 (6.90%) Opsware
8 2 (6.90%) Oracle
8 2 (6.90%) PlateSpin
8 2 (6.90%) Sun
9 1 (3.45%) Workday