Period
to 18 January 2019

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 2019 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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 45 74 80
Rank change year-on-year +29 +6 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 54 29 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 4.89% 2.57% 1.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 33.75% 14.15% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 52 26 13
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £34,000 £34,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.45% -6.76% +15.63%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £50,250 £41,750
North East median annual salary £32,750 £35,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year -6.43% +0.72% +13.93%

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 160 205 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 14.49% 18.19% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 137 182 126
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £40,000 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.40% +3.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £21,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £52,375 £45,000
North East median annual salary £40,000 £33,000 £33,125
% change year-on-year +21.21% -0.38% -1.12%

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 +19 50 £34,000 - 7
Gateshead - 2 £30,750 - 1
Sunderland 0 1 £65,000 +35.42%
Wallsend - 1 £21,500 -
WAN
North East

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 53 (98.15%) LAN
2 32 (59.26%) Data Centre
3 28 (51.85%) Cisco
4 26 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (46.30%) CCNP
6 22 (40.74%) Firewall
7 21 (38.89%) Network Security
8 20 (37.04%) Wireless
9 19 (35.19%) Presales
10 16 (29.63%) ITIL
10 16 (29.63%) SCCM
11 15 (27.78%) Mentoring
12 14 (25.93%) Wireless Security
12 14 (25.93%) Cisco Wireless
12 14 (25.93%) Technical Leadership
12 14 (25.93%) Windows
12 14 (25.93%) CCDP
12 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (18.52%) SAN
13 10 (18.52%) WSUS
14 9 (16.67%) VMware
15 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
15 8 (14.81%) SolarWinds
15 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
15 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
15 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Storage
15 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
15 8 (14.81%) Server Virtualisation
16 7 (12.96%) Google Cloud Platform
16 7 (12.96%) CCNA

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 2 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.96%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (5.56%) Office 365
4 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 53 (98.15%) LAN
2 22 (40.74%) Firewall
3 21 (38.89%) Network Security
4 20 (37.04%) Wireless
5 14 (25.93%) Cisco Wireless
5 14 (25.93%) Wireless Security
6 10 (18.52%) SAN
7 5 (9.26%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (9.26%) Telepresence
7 5 (9.26%) Unified Communications
8 3 (5.56%) DHCP
8 3 (5.56%) MPLS
8 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.56%) VPN
9 2 (3.70%) DNS
9 2 (3.70%) VoIP
10 1 (1.85%) Internet
10 1 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
10 1 (1.85%) PABX
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Architect
1 19 (35.19%) Cisco Architect
1 19 (35.19%) Cisco Network Architect
1 19 (35.19%) Network Architect
2 18 (33.33%) Analyst
3 14 (25.93%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 14 (25.93%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (14.81%) IT Analyst
4 8 (14.81%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) IT Operations Analyst
6 5 (9.26%) Network Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.56%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Network Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Network Operations Analyst
8 3 (5.56%) Senior Network Engineer
9 2 (3.70%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
9 2 (3.70%) Senior Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 32 (59.26%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.81%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (9.26%) Private Cloud
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.93%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.70%) Linux
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.19%) Presales
2 16 (29.63%) ITIL
3 15 (27.78%) Mentoring
4 14 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.93%) Technical Leadership
5 8 (14.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 8 (14.81%) Server Virtualisation
6 4 (7.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (7.41%) Service Delivery
6 4 (7.41%) Time Management
7 3 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
8 2 (3.70%) Analytical Thinking
8 2 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (3.70%) Process Improvement
8 2 (3.70%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.85%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.85%) Customer-Centricity
9 1 (1.85%) Innovative Thinking
9 1 (1.85%) Proactive Monitoring
9 1 (1.85%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (48.15%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (46.30%) CCNP
3 14 (25.93%) CCDP
4 7 (12.96%) CCNA
5 5 (9.26%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.70%) Citrix Certification
7 2 (3.70%) MCP
7 2 (3.70%) MCSE
7 2 (3.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) GDPR
1 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
1 1 (1.85%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Hyper-V
2 5 (9.26%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (29.63%) SCCM
2 10 (18.52%) WSUS
3 2 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 28 (51.85%) Cisco
2 9 (16.67%) VMware
3 8 (14.81%) SolarWinds
4 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 2 (3.70%) Citrix
5 2 (3.70%) Google
5 2 (3.70%) Juniper
5 2 (3.70%) Veeam
6 1 (1.85%) Fortinet
6 1 (1.85%) HP
6 1 (1.85%) Mitel