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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 48 68
Rank change year-on-year 0 +20  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 26 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.47% 4.28% 1.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.85% 24.53% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 26 7
Median salary £44,000 £33,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.34% +21.81%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 73 106 57
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 21.53% 17.46% 10.75%
Number of salaries quoted 65 99 50
Median salary £39,000 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.41% +3.07%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,900 £26,000 £21,700
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne 0 5 £44,000 +28.46%
WAN
North East

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Firewall
3 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (40.00%) Validation
3 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) ITIL
4 3 (30.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (30.00%) SLA
4 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 3 (30.00%) Network Design
4 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
5 2 (20.00%) Service Management
5 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Cisco
5 2 (20.00%) DNS
5 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 1 (10.00%) DHCP
6 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (10.00%) HND
6 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2

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 (30.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Domino
2 1 (10.00%) IBM Notes
2 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 4 (40.00%) Firewall
2 4 (40.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) DHCP
4 1 (10.00%) Internet
4 1 (10.00%) Network Security
4 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (10.00%) VLAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Analyst
2 3 (30.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
3 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Network Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Project Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Service Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) Services Delivery Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) AS400
2 1 (10.00%) Clustering
2 1 (10.00%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Validation
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Network Design
2 3 (30.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Test Scripting
3 2 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) TOGAF
4 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
4 1 (10.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Proactive Monitoring
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) HND
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
1 1 (10.00%) MCITP
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Terminal Server
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) Citrix
3 2 (20.00%) Cisco
3 2 (20.00%) VMware
4 1 (10.00%) F5
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper
4 1 (10.00%) Lotus
4 1 (10.00%) MobileIron
4 1 (10.00%) NetApp
4 1 (10.00%) Sophos