Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 79 84
Rank change year-on-year 0 +5 -5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 35 12 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.38% 1.26% 1.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.06% 7.55% 14.15%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 15
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £28,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.67% +9.09%
10th Percentile £25,000 £21,250 £25,200
90th Percentile £52,500 £37,275 £55,000
North East median annual salary £37,500 £28,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year +33.93% -6.67% +9.09%

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 218 159 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 14.82% 16.67% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 191 143 89
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £34,250 £29,750 £30,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.13% -2.46% -12.86%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £43,750 £55,000
North East median annual salary £34,000 £30,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -4.76% -16.00%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -11 18 £35,000 +2.94% 7
Sunderland - 15 £46,500 -
North Tyneside - 2 £27,500 -
WAN
North East

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for WAN.

1 27 (77.14%) LAN
2 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 17 (48.57%) Firewall
3 16 (45.71%) VMware
3 16 (45.71%) Cisco
3 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
4 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
6 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
7 12 (34.29%) Office 365
7 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
7 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
8 11 (31.43%) DNS
8 11 (31.43%) DHCP
9 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
10 9 (25.71%) VoIP
10 9 (25.71%) WLAN
10 9 (25.71%) Citrix
10 9 (25.71%) Project Management
10 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
10 9 (25.71%) XenApp
11 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (22.86%) Symantec
11 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
11 8 (22.86%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification

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 12 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (34.29%) Office 365
3 9 (25.71%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (22.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (8.57%) IaaS
6 3 (8.57%) PaaS
6 3 (8.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (77.14%) LAN
2 17 (48.57%) Firewall
3 11 (31.43%) DHCP
3 11 (31.43%) DNS
4 9 (25.71%) VoIP
4 9 (25.71%) WLAN
5 8 (22.86%) TCP/IP
6 7 (20.00%) NAS
6 7 (20.00%) SAN
7 5 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (14.29%) MPLS
7 5 (14.29%) OSPF
7 5 (14.29%) SMTP
7 5 (14.29%) VLAN
8 4 (11.43%) DMZ
9 3 (8.57%) VPN
10 2 (5.71%) PBX
10 2 (5.71%) Wireless
11 1 (2.86%) IPsec
11 1 (2.86%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.57%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (14.29%) Retail
2 4 (11.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.71%) Automotive
3 2 (5.71%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 7 (20.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 7 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 7 (20.00%) Project Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Senior Manager
2 6 (17.14%) Senior Project Manager
3 4 (11.43%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (11.43%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (8.57%) Communications Specialist
4 3 (8.57%) Consultant
4 3 (8.57%) Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 3 (8.57%) Senior Delivery Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.29%) WAP
2 4 (11.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Data Centre
2 5 (14.29%) NHS
3 4 (11.43%) Clustering
3 4 (11.43%) Replication
4 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows Server
3 8 (22.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (17.14%) Linux
6 4 (11.43%) CentOS
6 4 (11.43%) Ubuntu
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.71%) Project Management
2 8 (22.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (17.14%) Business Transformation
4 5 (14.29%) ITIL
4 5 (14.29%) Network Management
4 5 (14.29%) Patch Management
4 5 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
4 5 (14.29%) Time Management
5 4 (11.43%) Change Control
5 4 (11.43%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 4 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.43%) Malware Detection/Protection
5 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
5 4 (11.43%) Network Design
5 4 (11.43%) Presales
5 4 (11.43%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (11.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Capacity Management
6 3 (8.57%) Forensic Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (34.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (8.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) CCNA
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 14 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
2 9 (25.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (25.71%) XenApp
3 5 (14.29%) DFS Replication
4 4 (11.43%) vSphere
5 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (14.29%) Backup Exec
1 5 (14.29%) WSUS
2 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (5.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (5.71%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (45.71%) Cisco
1 16 (45.71%) VMware
2 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (25.71%) Citrix
4 8 (22.86%) Symantec
5 5 (14.29%) arcserve
5 5 (14.29%) CA
5 5 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 5 (14.29%) Extreme Networks
5 5 (14.29%) HP
5 5 (14.29%) Sophos
5 5 (14.29%) Veeam
5 5 (14.29%) Veritas
6 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.57%) Avaya
7 3 (8.57%) Fortinet
7 3 (8.57%) Mitel
8 2 (5.71%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (5.71%) BroadSoft
8 2 (5.71%) Meraki