Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 73 62 66
Rank change year-on-year -11 +4 +22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 27 18 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.40% 2.33% 3.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.62% 10.40% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 22 15 35
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £30,000 £34,000 £35,600
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -4.49% +6.27%
10th Percentile £20,813 £25,100 £27,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £61,000 £80,000
North East median annual salary £30,000 £35,250 £35,300
% change year-on-year -14.89% -0.14% -1.94%

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 145 173 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 12.87% 22.38% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 125 151 148
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -9.09% +14.93%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £65,000
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -11 20 £31,250 -8.09% 6
Sunderland -3 5 £21,625 -59.77%
Wallsend - 1 £21,500 -
Gateshead - 1 £35,000 - 3
WAN
North East

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 26 (96.30%) LAN
2 15 (55.56%) Firewall
3 14 (51.85%) Cisco
4 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
5 11 (40.74%) Windows
5 11 (40.74%) ITIL
6 10 (37.04%) CCNP
6 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
7 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 8 (29.63%) VMware
8 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
9 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (25.93%) CCNA
10 6 (22.22%) MPLS
10 6 (22.22%) Wireless
10 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
11 5 (18.52%) Cisco Wireless
11 5 (18.52%) Extreme Networks
11 5 (18.52%) Presales
11 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
11 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (18.52%) Network Management
11 5 (18.52%) Office 365
11 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (18.52%) Retail
11 5 (18.52%) Network Security
11 5 (18.52%) Wi-Fi

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 (11.11%) Apache
2 2 (7.41%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (18.52%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (18.52%) Office 365
2 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) LAN
2 15 (55.56%) Firewall
3 6 (22.22%) MPLS
3 6 (22.22%) Wireless
4 5 (18.52%) Cisco Wireless
4 5 (18.52%) Network Security
4 5 (18.52%) OSPF
4 5 (18.52%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (11.11%) DHCP
5 3 (11.11%) SAN
5 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.11%) Wireless Security
6 2 (7.41%) DNS
6 2 (7.41%) VoIP
6 2 (7.41%) VPN
7 1 (3.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.11%) MySQL
General
1 5 (18.52%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (25.93%) Analyst
2 5 (18.52%) Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Network Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco Solutions Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Network Architect
2 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 4 (14.81%) Support Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Administrator
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) IT Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 2 (7.41%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (44.44%) Data Centre
2 5 (18.52%) NHS
3 2 (7.41%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (40.74%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 4 (14.81%) Linux
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
4 4 (14.81%) Windows XP
5 2 (7.41%) Unix
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (18.52%) ERP
2 5 (18.52%) Mentoring
2 5 (18.52%) Network Management
2 5 (18.52%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (18.52%) Presales
3 4 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (7.41%) Time Management
5 2 (7.41%) Visualisation
6 1 (3.70%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.70%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (3.70%) Decision-Making
6 1 (3.70%) Innovative Thinking
6 1 (3.70%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.70%) Service Management
6 1 (3.70%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) PHP
2 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (37.04%) CCNP
3 7 (25.93%) CCNA
4 5 (18.52%) CCDP
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (7.41%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (3.70%) Degree
7 1 (3.70%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) SLA
2 1 (3.70%) GDPR
2 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 8 (29.63%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Cisco
2 10 (37.04%) Microsoft
3 8 (29.63%) VMware
4 5 (18.52%) CheckPoint
4 5 (18.52%) Extreme Networks
4 5 (18.52%) HP
5 4 (14.81%) Oracle
5 4 (14.81%) SAP
5 4 (14.81%) Sun
5 4 (14.81%) Workday
6 1 (3.70%) Citrix
6 1 (3.70%) Google
6 1 (3.70%) Meraki
6 1 (3.70%) Mitel
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) Veeam