The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 50 100 93
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 236 133 152
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.64% 2.27% 2.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.18% 7.57% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 168 116 126
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £26,500 £26,225
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
WAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1298 1757 1524
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.53% 30.00% 27.76%
Number of salaries quoted 916 981 1104
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Berkshire region.

WAN Salary Trend in Berkshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Berkshire

WAN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +25 104 £47,500 - 10
Slough +7 30 £37,500 +1.35% 3
Bracknell +22 28 £38,500 -26.66%
Maidenhead +26 15 £55,000 +120.00% 1
Newbury +2 7 £50,000 +81.81% 1
Windsor +19 5 £32,500 +30.00%
Wokingham -6 1 £29,000 -19.44%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 352 (85.64%) LAN
2 257 (62.53%) Cisco
3 221 (53.77%) Firewall
4 164 (39.90%) Windows
5 133 (32.36%) Cisco Certification
6 123 (29.93%) VMware
7 107 (26.03%) Microsoft
8 104 (25.30%) TCP/IP
9 99 (24.09%) Juniper
10 83 (20.19%) ITIL
11 79 (19.22%) CCNA
12 78 (18.98%) Active Directory
13 75 (18.25%) VPN
14 74 (18.00%) VoIP
15 73 (17.76%) Data Centre
16 68 (16.55%) DNS
17 64 (15.57%) MS Exchange
17 64 (15.57%) Linux
17 64 (15.57%) SQL
18 63 (15.33%) MS Excel
19 62 (15.09%) Wireless
20 59 (14.36%) Telecoms
21 56 (13.63%) VMware Infrastructure
22 52 (12.65%) MPLS
23 51 (12.41%) DHCP
24 50 (12.17%) CCNP
24 50 (12.17%) Hyper-V
25 48 (11.68%) Project Management
26 47 (11.44%) Cisco ASA
26 47 (11.44%) Exchange Server 2010

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 64 (15.57%) MS Exchange
2 47 (11.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (8.27%) Lync
4 32 (7.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (5.84%) IIS
6 13 (3.16%) SharePoint
7 12 (2.92%) Apache
8 8 (1.95%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (1.22%) OpenStack
9 5 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 3 (0.73%) JBoss
10 3 (0.73%) MS Project Server
11 2 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.49%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.24%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.24%) Eucalyptus
Applications
1 63 (15.33%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.57%) MS Office
3 12 (2.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (1.46%) MS Project
5 5 (1.22%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.22%) Oracle Applications
1 5 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.24%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.24%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.92%) SaaS
2 11 (2.68%) Office 365
3 7 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.46%) IaaS
5 5 (1.22%) PaaS
6 4 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.24%) Nimbula
Communications & Networking
1 352 (85.64%) LAN
2 221 (53.77%) Firewall
3 104 (25.30%) TCP/IP
4 75 (18.25%) VPN
5 74 (18.00%) VoIP
6 68 (16.55%) DNS
7 62 (15.09%) Wireless
8 52 (12.65%) MPLS
9 51 (12.41%) DHCP
10 47 (11.44%) Cisco ASA
11 43 (10.46%) OSPF
12 42 (10.22%) BGP
13 40 (9.73%) IPsec
14 39 (9.49%) Internet
15 38 (9.25%) Wi-Fi
16 36 (8.76%) Network Security
16 36 (8.76%) SSL
17 28 (6.81%) SNMP
18 27 (6.57%) SAN
19 25 (6.08%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.41%) MySQL
3 3 (0.73%) Relational Database
3 3 (0.73%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.24%) OLTP
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
General
1 59 (14.36%) Telecoms
2 25 (6.08%) Finance
3 10 (2.43%) Banking
3 10 (2.43%) German Language
4 7 (1.70%) Retail
4 7 (1.70%) Manufacturing
5 4 (0.97%) Advertising
5 4 (0.97%) French Language
6 3 (0.73%) Back Office
6 3 (0.73%) Multimedia
7 2 (0.49%) Games
7 2 (0.49%) Electronics
7 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.24%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (18.25%) Support Engineer
2 71 (17.27%) Network Engineer
3 51 (12.41%) Analyst
4 43 (10.46%) Systems Administrator
4 43 (10.46%) Administrator
5 39 (9.49%) Technical Engineer
6 33 (8.03%) Technical Support
7 32 (7.79%) Consultant
7 32 (7.79%) Technical Support Engineer
8 24 (5.84%) Architect
9 23 (5.60%) Sales Consultant
10 22 (5.35%) Technical Consultant
10 22 (5.35%) Project Manager
10 22 (5.35%) Network Administrator
11 21 (5.11%) 3rd Line Support
12 20 (4.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 19 (4.62%) Technical Sales Consultant
14 18 (4.38%) Senior Network Engineer
14 18 (4.38%) Support Analyst
15 16 (3.89%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (6.33%) 802.1X
2 20 (4.87%) Web Services
3 3 (0.73%) XML
3 3 (0.73%) XMPP
3 3 (0.73%) SOAP
4 2 (0.49%) .NET
4 2 (0.49%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (0.24%) Java EE
5 1 (0.24%) JSON
5 1 (0.24%) REST
5 1 (0.24%) XSD
5 1 (0.24%) WSDL
5 1 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 73 (17.76%) Data Centre
2 38 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.68%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.68%) Computer Science
4 10 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (1.95%) Statistics
6 5 (1.22%) Clustering
6 5 (1.22%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (1.22%) EqualLogic
7 3 (0.73%) Smart Meter
7 3 (0.73%) E-Learning
7 3 (0.73%) Streaming Music
7 3 (0.73%) AS400
7 3 (0.73%) EPoS
8 2 (0.49%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.49%) Handset
8 2 (0.49%) CMDB
8 2 (0.49%) PMI
8 2 (0.49%) Social Media
8 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 164 (39.90%) Windows
2 64 (15.57%) Linux
3 46 (11.19%) Windows Server 2012
4 38 (9.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (9.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 36 (8.76%) UNIX
7 23 (5.60%) Windows 7
8 10 (2.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.22%) CentOS
9 5 (1.22%) AIX
10 3 (0.73%) Windows 2000
10 3 (0.73%) OS/400
10 3 (0.73%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.24%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (20.19%) ITIL
2 48 (11.68%) Project Management
3 31 (7.54%) Service Management
4 29 (7.06%) Change Management
5 23 (5.60%) WAN Optimisation
6 22 (5.35%) PRINCE2
7 20 (4.87%) Security Management
8 19 (4.62%) Change Control
9 16 (3.89%) Load Balancing
9 16 (3.89%) Network Management
10 15 (3.65%) OpenUP
11 13 (3.16%) Incident Management
11 13 (3.16%) Network Design
11 13 (3.16%) Service Delivery
11 13 (3.16%) Capacity Management
11 13 (3.16%) Mentoring
12 12 (2.92%) Network Monitoring
12 12 (2.92%) Workflow
13 11 (2.68%) Migration
13 11 (2.68%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 64 (15.57%) SQL
2 17 (4.14%) Perl
3 12 (2.92%) Python
4 8 (1.95%) Java
4 8 (1.95%) Shell Script
4 8 (1.95%) Bash Shell
5 7 (1.70%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.70%) C
6 4 (0.97%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.73%) C++
8 1 (0.24%) Tcl
8 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 133 (32.36%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (19.22%) CCNA
3 50 (12.17%) CCNP
4 38 (9.25%) Degree
5 36 (8.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 35 (8.52%) Security Cleared
7 34 (8.27%) CCIE
8 33 (8.03%) SC Cleared
9 23 (5.60%) MCSE
10 13 (3.16%) CEH
10 13 (3.16%) MCITP
10 13 (3.16%) CISSP
11 10 (2.43%) MCSA
12 9 (2.19%) JNCIA
13 8 (1.95%) CCDP
14 7 (1.70%) ISEB
14 7 (1.70%) CCIP
14 7 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 6 (1.46%) A+ Certification
15 6 (1.46%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.08%) SLA
2 8 (1.95%) QA
3 6 (1.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.24%) COBIT
4 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 78 (18.98%) Active Directory
2 56 (13.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (12.17%) Hyper-V
4 46 (11.19%) VMware ESX
5 41 (9.98%) vSphere
6 29 (7.06%) VMware ESXi
7 23 (5.60%) Firmware
8 18 (4.38%) XenApp
9 5 (1.22%) vCloud
9 5 (1.22%) iptables
10 3 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (0.73%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 3 (0.73%) ISA Server
10 3 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
11 2 (0.49%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.24%) Snort
12 1 (0.24%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 12 (2.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (2.68%) Cisco IPCC
3 10 (2.43%) Backup Exec
4 9 (2.19%) Nmap
5 7 (1.70%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (1.22%) Cisco Prime
6 5 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.22%) Puppet
6 5 (1.22%) SCOM
7 4 (0.97%) FortiGate
7 4 (0.97%) Nagios
8 3 (0.73%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.73%) SolarWinds Orion
8 3 (0.73%) SCCM
9 2 (0.49%) CiscoWorks
9 2 (0.49%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.49%) HP NNM
9 2 (0.49%) WSUS
10 1 (0.24%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (0.24%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 257 (62.53%) Cisco
2 123 (29.93%) VMware
3 107 (26.03%) Microsoft
4 99 (24.09%) Juniper
5 39 (9.49%) CheckPoint
6 38 (9.25%) Citrix
7 36 (8.76%) F5
8 35 (8.52%) HP
9 25 (6.08%) Oracle
10 22 (5.35%) NetScout
10 22 (5.35%) Riverbed
11 21 (5.11%) CA
12 19 (4.62%) Fortinet
12 19 (4.62%) Meraki
13 15 (3.65%) McAfee
14 14 (3.41%) Websense
14 14 (3.41%) Mitel
14 14 (3.41%) Aruba
15 13 (3.16%) ProCurve
16 12 (2.92%) Blue Coat
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