Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 69 68
Rank change year-on-year -18 -1 +17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 24 11 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.89% 1.54% 3.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.64% 7.91% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 42
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £28,750 £44,000 £34,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.66% +28.47% +24.55%
10th Percentile £20,813 £27,725 £26,200
90th Percentile £60,600 £70,000 £80,000
North East median annual salary £28,750 £36,500 £34,250
% change year-on-year -21.23% +6.57% -23.89%

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 176 139 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.86% 19.50% 15.70%
Number of salaries quoted 150 120 156
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £32,750 £35,925 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.84% +2.64% +7.69%
10th Percentile £20,813 £22,400 £24,438
90th Percentile £56,625 £51,250 £63,125
North East median annual salary £34,250 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year -2.14% - -

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 -23 17 £34,000 -22.73% 4
Sunderland -5 5 £21,625 -69.11%
North Tyneside - 2 £27,500 -
WAN
North East

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 24 (100.00%) LAN
2 18 (75.00%) Firewall
3 14 (58.33%) Cisco
4 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (50.00%) CCNP
5 12 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 11 (45.83%) CCNA
7 10 (41.67%) NHS
7 10 (41.67%) HP
7 10 (41.67%) Windows
7 10 (41.67%) CheckPoint
7 10 (41.67%) MPLS
7 10 (41.67%) OSPF
7 10 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
7 10 (41.67%) Extreme Networks
7 10 (41.67%) Retail
7 10 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (41.67%) Network Management
8 8 (33.33%) ITIL
8 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
9 7 (29.17%) Office 365
10 6 (25.00%) VMware
11 5 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
11 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
12 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
12 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
12 4 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate

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 (12.50%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (41.67%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (29.17%) Office 365
3 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (4.17%) IaaS
5 1 (4.17%) PaaS
5 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) LAN
2 18 (75.00%) Firewall
3 10 (41.67%) MPLS
3 10 (41.67%) OSPF
4 5 (20.83%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (12.50%) DHCP
5 3 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (8.33%) NAS
6 2 (8.33%) Network Security
6 2 (8.33%) SAN
6 2 (8.33%) VoIP
6 2 (8.33%) Wireless
7 1 (4.17%) Internet
7 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
7 1 (4.17%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.17%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) MySQL
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (8.33%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 10 (41.67%) Retail
2 2 (8.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Administrator
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 2 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Network Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 2 (8.33%) Service Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (41.67%) NHS
3 2 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
4 3 (12.50%) Linux
5 2 (8.33%) Unix
5 2 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Network Management
1 10 (41.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 4 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (16.67%) ERP
4 3 (12.50%) Presales
4 3 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.33%) Availability Management
5 2 (8.33%) Capacity Management
5 2 (8.33%) Forensic Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.33%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.17%) Business Continuity
6 1 (4.17%) Decision-Making
6 1 (4.17%) High Availability
6 1 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.17%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) PHP
2 2 (8.33%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (54.17%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) CCNP
3 11 (45.83%) CCNA
4 4 (16.67%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (8.33%) CCDP
6 1 (4.17%) Degree
6 1 (4.17%) MCSE
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 2 (8.33%) vSphere
4 1 (4.17%) Terminal Server
4 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco
2 10 (41.67%) CheckPoint
2 10 (41.67%) Extreme Networks
2 10 (41.67%) HP
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 6 (25.00%) VMware
5 4 (16.67%) Oracle
5 4 (16.67%) SAP
5 4 (16.67%) Sun
5 4 (16.67%) Workday
6 2 (8.33%) Asigra
6 2 (8.33%) Fortinet
6 2 (8.33%) Symantec
7 1 (4.17%) Avaya
7 1 (4.17%) Citrix
7 1 (4.17%) Meraki
7 1 (4.17%) Mitel