Period
to 20 June 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 20 June 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
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 75 69
Rank change year-on-year +2 -6 +15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 39 10 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.92% 1.24% 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.08% 5.95% 24.48%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 35
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £34,000 £33,750 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.74% +0.75% +21.82%
10th Percentile £20,813 £21,250 £25,700
90th Percentile £62,500 £46,450 £80,000
North East median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £33,500
% change year-on-year -4.11% +8.96% -25.56%

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 185 168 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.85% 20.79% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 156 152 128
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £34,250 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.38% -7.14% +3.70%
10th Percentile £20,813 £21,250 £23,470
90th Percentile £56,250 £45,675 £56,500
North East median annual salary £33,750 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year -3.57% +4.48% -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 20 June 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 20 June 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
Sunderland - 19 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 18 £38,000 -13.64% 2
North Tyneside - 2 £27,500 -
WAN
North East

For the 6 months to 20 June 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 33 (84.62%) LAN
2 21 (53.85%) Firewall
3 20 (51.28%) Data Centre
4 19 (48.72%) Cisco
5 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (33.33%) CCNA
7 12 (30.77%) Windows
7 12 (30.77%) CCNP
8 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
9 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
9 10 (25.64%) HP
9 10 (25.64%) MPLS
9 10 (25.64%) OSPF
9 10 (25.64%) NHS
9 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
9 10 (25.64%) Retail
9 10 (25.64%) Cloud Computing
9 10 (25.64%) Network Management
9 10 (25.64%) Performance Monitoring
9 10 (25.64%) Extreme Networks
10 9 (23.08%) Office 365
11 8 (20.51%) VMware
11 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (20.51%) ITIL
12 7 (17.95%) Project Management
12 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
13 6 (15.38%) Business Transformation
13 6 (15.38%) VoIP
14 5 (12.82%) Linux

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 3 (7.69%) Apache
1 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (5.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 10 (25.64%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (23.08%) Office 365
3 7 (17.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (5.13%) IaaS
6 2 (5.13%) PaaS
6 2 (5.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (84.62%) LAN
2 21 (53.85%) Firewall
3 10 (25.64%) MPLS
3 10 (25.64%) OSPF
4 6 (15.38%) VoIP
5 5 (12.82%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (10.26%) DHCP
6 4 (10.26%) DNS
6 4 (10.26%) Wireless
7 3 (7.69%) NAS
7 3 (7.69%) SAN
7 3 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 2 (5.13%) Cisco Wireless
8 2 (5.13%) Network Security
8 2 (5.13%) PBX
8 2 (5.13%) WLAN
9 1 (2.56%) Internet
9 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.69%) MySQL
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 10 (25.64%) Retail
2 5 (12.82%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.13%) Automotive
3 2 (5.13%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (30.77%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 7 (17.95%) Project Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Manager
3 6 (15.38%) Senior Project Manager
4 5 (12.82%) Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Administrator
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Cisco Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Delivery Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Delivery Project Manager
6 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.69%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (51.28%) Data Centre
2 10 (25.64%) NHS
3 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (30.77%) Windows
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server
3 5 (12.82%) Linux
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
4 4 (10.26%) Windows XP
5 3 (7.69%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.13%) Unix
7 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (25.64%) Network Management
1 10 (25.64%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (20.51%) ITIL
2 8 (20.51%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (17.95%) Project Management
4 6 (15.38%) Business Transformation
5 5 (12.82%) Time Management
6 4 (10.26%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (10.26%) ERP
6 4 (10.26%) Network Design
6 4 (10.26%) Presales
7 3 (7.69%) Capacity Management
7 3 (7.69%) Forensic Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Performance Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.13%) Business Continuity
8 2 (5.13%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (5.13%) High Availability
8 2 (5.13%) Infrastructure Transformation
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) PHP
1 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 3 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (33.33%) CCNA
3 12 (30.77%) CCNP
4 4 (10.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (5.13%) CCDP
6 1 (2.56%) Degree
6 1 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (25.64%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) Hyper-V
3 3 (7.69%) vSphere
4 2 (5.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (2.56%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 3 (7.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (48.72%) Cisco
2 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
3 10 (25.64%) CheckPoint
3 10 (25.64%) Extreme Networks
3 10 (25.64%) HP
4 8 (20.51%) VMware
5 4 (10.26%) Oracle
5 4 (10.26%) SAP
5 4 (10.26%) Sun
5 4 (10.26%) Workday
6 3 (7.69%) Avaya
6 3 (7.69%) Fortinet
6 3 (7.69%) Meraki
6 3 (7.69%) Mitel
6 3 (7.69%) Symantec
7 2 (5.13%) Aerohive Networks
7 2 (5.13%) BroadSoft
8 1 (2.56%) Citrix