Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 63 72 84
Rank change year-on-year +9 +12 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 24 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.59% 2.59% 1.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.57% 18.29% 13.79%
Number of salaries quoted 21 30 12
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £34,000 £37,750 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.93% +17.97% +7.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,888 £22,425
90th Percentile £46,000 £80,000 £37,400
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,600 £33,500
% change year-on-year -1.69% +6.27% +21.82%

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 191 164 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.65% 14.17% 8.71%
Number of salaries quoted 170 139 72
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +12.41% +14.17%
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,500 £21,300
90th Percentile £52,500 £65,000 £53,163
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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 +5 18 £34,000 -11.69% 2
Sunderland - 4 £53,750 -
Jarrow - 2 £21,000 -
WAN
North East

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, 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 20 (83.33%) LAN
2 18 (75.00%) Windows
3 15 (62.50%) ITIL
3 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (62.50%) VMware
4 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (58.33%) Cisco
4 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
5 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
5 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
5 13 (54.17%) Citrix
5 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (50.00%) Office 365
6 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
7 11 (45.83%) Hyper-V
7 11 (45.83%) XenApp
7 11 (45.83%) DNS
7 11 (45.83%) WLAN
7 11 (45.83%) DHCP
8 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 10 (41.67%) VLAN
8 10 (41.67%) Firewall
9 9 (37.50%) SAN
10 8 (33.33%) Veritas
10 8 (33.33%) WAP
10 8 (33.33%) SMTP
10 8 (33.33%) VoIP
10 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003

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 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
2 8 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (16.67%) Apache
4 2 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (8.33%) iPlanet
4 2 (8.33%) JBoss
4 2 (8.33%) MQSeries
4 2 (8.33%) OpenStack
4 2 (8.33%) Oracle Application Server
4 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
4 2 (8.33%) WebLogic
4 2 (8.33%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 12 (50.00%) Office 365
2 8 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 8 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (83.33%) LAN
2 14 (58.33%) TCP/IP
3 11 (45.83%) DHCP
3 11 (45.83%) DNS
3 11 (45.83%) WLAN
4 10 (41.67%) Firewall
4 10 (41.67%) VLAN
5 9 (37.50%) SAN
6 8 (33.33%) SMTP
6 8 (33.33%) VoIP
7 6 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (20.83%) NAS
9 4 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (12.50%) DMZ
10 3 (12.50%) VPN
11 2 (8.33%) FTP
11 2 (8.33%) LDAP
11 2 (8.33%) Network Security
11 2 (8.33%) SSH
11 2 (8.33%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (41.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
3 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support
3 3 (12.50%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (8.33%) Server Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Server Support
4 2 (8.33%) Support Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server Support
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) WAP
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 2 (8.33%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Replication
3 2 (8.33%) Client/Server
3 2 (8.33%) Grid Computing
3 2 (8.33%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (58.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 7 (29.17%) Linux
6 5 (20.83%) CentOS
6 5 (20.83%) Ubuntu
7 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (8.33%) AIX
8 2 (8.33%) HPUX
8 2 (8.33%) Solaris
8 2 (8.33%) SUSE
8 2 (8.33%) Unix
8 2 (8.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (8.33%) Windows 8
8 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) ITIL
2 6 (25.00%) Patch Management
3 5 (20.83%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 5 (20.83%) Mentoring
4 3 (12.50%) Change Control
4 3 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 3 (12.50%) Malware Detection/Protection
4 3 (12.50%) OpenUP
4 3 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
4 3 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.33%) Load Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.33%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.33%) C-shell
2 2 (8.33%) Korn
2 2 (8.33%) Perl
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
2 2 (8.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (54.17%) Active Directory
2 12 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (45.83%) Hyper-V
3 11 (45.83%) XenApp
4 8 (33.33%) DFS Replication
5 2 (8.33%) KVM
5 2 (8.33%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (8.33%) Samba
5 2 (8.33%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (8.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (4.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (33.33%) WSUS
2 6 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 2 (8.33%) OpenView
3 2 (8.33%) vCenter Server
4 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
1 15 (62.50%) VMware
2 14 (58.33%) Cisco
3 13 (54.17%) Citrix
4 8 (33.33%) Veritas
5 6 (25.00%) arcserve
5 6 (25.00%) CA
5 6 (25.00%) Sophos
5 6 (25.00%) Symantec
5 6 (25.00%) Veeam
6 5 (20.83%) Red Hat
7 4 (16.67%) HP
8 2 (8.33%) Cognos
8 2 (8.33%) Dell
8 2 (8.33%) F5
8 2 (8.33%) Opsware
8 2 (8.33%) Oracle
8 2 (8.33%) PlateSpin
8 2 (8.33%) Sun
9 1 (4.17%) Workday