The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 39 79 112
Rank change year-on-year
+40 +33
Permanent jobs citing WAN 254 178 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.28% 3.30% 2.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.01% 11.98% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 226 159 106
Median salary £48,000 £45,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.07% +0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,025 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
1336 1486 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.76% 27.55% 28.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 904 1099
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 5 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Berkshire

WAN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Reading +31 114 £48,750 +21.87% 3
Bracknell +35 56 £43,000 -4.55%
Maidenhead +1 18 £75,000 +30.43% 3
Slough +4 14 £42,500 -22.01% 3
Newbury -7 9 £55,000 +25.00% 2
Wokingham -15 6 £38,500 +2.66%
Windsor +25 4 £35,000 -26.31%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 462 (82.94%) LAN
2 368 (66.07%) Firewall
3 311 (55.83%) Cisco
4 244 (43.81%) Cisco Certification
5 214 (38.42%) VMware
6 210 (37.70%) Windows
7 194 (34.83%) Microsoft
8 172 (30.88%) Windows Server
9 167 (29.98%) Active Directory
10 150 (26.93%) Data Centre
11 147 (26.39%) CCNP
12 138 (24.78%) MPLS
13 137 (24.60%) Linux
14 130 (23.34%) MS Excel
15 129 (23.16%) Juniper
15 129 (23.16%) BGP
16 127 (22.80%) VPN
17 122 (21.90%) SQL
18 107 (19.21%) MS Exchange
19 106 (19.03%) Wireless
19 106 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure
19 106 (19.03%) Windows Server 2012
20 93 (16.70%) OSPF
20 93 (16.70%) TCP/IP
21 91 (16.34%) CCNA
22 86 (15.44%) Exchange Server 2010
23 85 (15.26%) VMware ESXi
23 85 (15.26%) ITIL
24 77 (13.82%) VoIP
24 77 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2013

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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
1 107 (19.21%) MS Exchange
2 86 (15.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 77 (13.82%) Exchange Server 2013
4 37 (6.64%) Skype for Business
5 17 (3.05%) IIS
6 13 (2.33%) Apache
7 11 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.08%) IBM Notes
8 6 (1.08%) OpenStack
9 5 (0.90%) Exchange Server 2007
9 5 (0.90%) SharePoint
9 5 (0.90%) Tomcat
9 5 (0.90%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.90%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.72%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.72%) JBoss
10 4 (0.72%) nginx
11 3 (0.54%) CMS
11 3 (0.54%) GroupWise
Applications
1 130 (23.34%) MS Excel
2 28 (5.03%) MS Office
3 17 (3.05%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 56 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.15%) IaaS
3 12 (2.15%) Office 365
4 5 (0.90%) SaaS
5 3 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 462 (82.94%) LAN
2 368 (66.07%) Firewall
3 138 (24.78%) MPLS
4 129 (23.16%) BGP
5 127 (22.80%) VPN
6 106 (19.03%) Wireless
7 93 (16.70%) OSPF
7 93 (16.70%) TCP/IP
8 77 (13.82%) VoIP
9 62 (11.13%) Cisco ASA
10 53 (9.52%) Internet
11 45 (8.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 45 (8.08%) DNS
11 45 (8.08%) EIGRP
12 44 (7.90%) SAN
13 41 (7.36%) IPsec
14 40 (7.18%) SSL
15 37 (6.64%) Ethernet
15 37 (6.64%) IPv4
16 36 (6.46%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (11.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.62%) NoSQL
3 5 (0.90%) Big Data
4 4 (0.72%) RDBMS
4 4 (0.72%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.54%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.36%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.36%) MySQL
6 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.18%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.08%) Subversion
2 4 (0.72%) ClearCase
2 4 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.72%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.72%) JIRA
2 4 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 65 (11.67%) Telecoms
2 45 (8.08%) Finance
3 21 (3.77%) Manufacturing
4 16 (2.87%) Marketing
5 11 (1.97%) Banking
6 9 (1.62%) Publishing
7 8 (1.44%) Legal
7 8 (1.44%) Retail
8 6 (1.08%) Brand Awareness
8 6 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (0.72%) Electronics
9 4 (0.72%) Games
10 3 (0.54%) French Language
10 3 (0.54%) German Language
10 3 (0.54%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.54%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.36%) Advertising
11 2 (0.36%) Billing
12 1 (0.18%) Automotive
12 1 (0.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 147 (26.39%) Network Engineer
2 127 (22.80%) Support Engineer
3 55 (9.87%) Cisco Engineer
4 51 (9.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 50 (8.98%) Senior Network Engineer
6 49 (8.80%) VMware Engineer
7 41 (7.36%) Consultant
8 40 (7.18%) Technical Engineer
9 38 (6.82%) Network Support
10 37 (6.64%) Technical Support
11 36 (6.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 36 (6.46%) Architect
11 36 (6.46%) Technical Support Engineer
12 34 (6.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 33 (5.92%) IT Support
14 32 (5.75%) Network Consultant
15 30 (5.39%) Cisco Consultant
15 30 (5.39%) Cisco Network Consultant
15 30 (5.39%) Network Support Engineer
15 30 (5.39%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.36%) Middleware
2 17 (3.05%) 802.1X
3 14 (2.51%) Regular Expression
4 11 (1.97%) Web Services
5 8 (1.44%) ZeroMQ
6 6 (1.08%) XMPP
7 5 (0.90%) .NET
8 4 (0.72%) XML
9 3 (0.54%) Oracle GoldenGate
10 1 (0.18%) COM
10 1 (0.18%) HTML
10 1 (0.18%) ISPF
10 1 (0.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 150 (26.93%) Data Centre
2 41 (7.36%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (5.21%) Private Cloud
4 24 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 20 (3.59%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.05%) Driving Licence
7 16 (2.87%) Hybrid Cloud
7 16 (2.87%) Video Conferencing
8 14 (2.51%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (1.80%) Replication
10 9 (1.62%) Data Integration
11 8 (1.44%) Statistics
12 6 (1.08%) Fat Client
12 6 (1.08%) Mathematics
12 6 (1.08%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.90%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.90%) IVR
14 4 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
15 3 (0.54%) Mainframe
16 2 (0.36%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 210 (37.70%) Windows
2 172 (30.88%) Windows Server
3 137 (24.60%) Linux
4 106 (19.03%) Windows Server 2012
5 58 (10.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 44 (7.90%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (5.92%) Unix
8 31 (5.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 17 (3.05%) CentOS
10 8 (1.44%) Windows 7
11 7 (1.26%) Windows XP
12 5 (0.90%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.90%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.54%) Debian
13 3 (0.54%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (15.26%) ITIL
2 69 (12.39%) Migration
3 59 (10.59%) Presales
4 48 (8.62%) Fault Management
5 36 (6.46%) Network Monitoring
6 35 (6.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 28 (5.03%) Risk Analysis
8 26 (4.67%) Project Management
9 25 (4.49%) Load Balancing
10 24 (4.31%) Network Design
11 23 (4.13%) Logistics
11 23 (4.13%) Network Management
12 21 (3.77%) Information Security
13 20 (3.59%) CRM
14 18 (3.23%) Coaching
14 18 (3.23%) Service Management
15 17 (3.05%) Service Delivery
16 16 (2.87%) Open Source
16 16 (2.87%) Root Cause Analysis
17 15 (2.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 122 (21.90%) SQL
2 39 (7.00%) PowerShell
3 23 (4.13%) Perl
3 23 (4.13%) Ruby
4 21 (3.77%) C
5 15 (2.69%) Python
6 12 (2.15%) Shell Script
7 8 (1.44%) Bash Shell
7 8 (1.44%) Java
8 7 (1.26%) C++
9 4 (0.72%) C#
10 1 (0.18%) PHP
10 1 (0.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 244 (43.81%) Cisco Certification
2 147 (26.39%) CCNP
3 91 (16.34%) CCNA
4 74 (13.29%) Microsoft Certification
5 67 (12.03%) CCIE
6 43 (7.72%) Degree
7 42 (7.54%) MCSE
8 36 (6.46%) Security Cleared
9 35 (6.28%) SC Cleared
10 20 (3.59%) MCSA
10 20 (3.59%) MCSD
11 16 (2.87%) CCDP
11 16 (2.87%) CISSP
12 15 (2.69%) CCVP
13 11 (1.97%) MCITP
14 9 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (1.44%) CCSP
15 8 (1.44%) CEH
15 8 (1.44%) MCTS
16 7 (1.26%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (12.39%) SLA
2 8 (1.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.08%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.54%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.54%) QA
System Software
1 167 (29.98%) Active Directory
2 106 (19.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 85 (15.26%) VMware ESXi
4 47 (8.44%) Hyper-V
5 32 (5.75%) vSphere
6 18 (3.23%) VMware ESX
7 6 (1.08%) Samba
7 6 (1.08%) XenApp
8 4 (0.72%) iptables
8 4 (0.72%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (0.54%) Oracle RAC
10 2 (0.36%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.36%) XenDesktop
11 1 (0.18%) Firmware
11 1 (0.18%) NFS
11 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 33 (5.92%) SCCM
2 29 (5.21%) Puppet
3 24 (4.31%) SCOM
3 24 (4.31%) SCVMM
3 24 (4.31%) Windows Intune
4 13 (2.33%) Cacti
5 12 (2.15%) Nmap
6 9 (1.62%) Backup Exec
6 9 (1.62%) Nagios
6 9 (1.62%) Nessus
7 6 (1.08%) SmokePing
8 5 (0.90%) Cisco CUCM
8 5 (0.90%) Cisco UCCX
8 5 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.72%) Cisco UCCE
10 3 (0.54%) Data Guard
10 3 (0.54%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 3 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.36%) CFEngine
11 2 (0.36%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 311 (55.83%) Cisco
2 214 (38.42%) VMware
3 194 (34.83%) Microsoft
4 129 (23.16%) Juniper
5 62 (11.13%) CheckPoint
6 57 (10.23%) F5
7 51 (9.16%) Oracle
8 37 (6.64%) HP
8 37 (6.64%) Red Hat
9 25 (4.49%) Avaya
10 24 (4.31%) Aruba
10 24 (4.31%) RightScale
11 23 (4.13%) NetScout
12 22 (3.95%) Riverbed
13 19 (3.41%) Citrix
14 18 (3.23%) SolarWinds
15 16 (2.87%) Brocade
16 14 (2.51%) Nortel
16 14 (2.51%) Palo Alto
17 10 (1.80%) Fortinet
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RDK Consulting
Salary: Up to £65K
Posted: 3 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
TD Group
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus package (Car, Pension, 25 days
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + commission
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Car,Bens,Bonus,Stock
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Unspecified Excellent compensation package
Posted: 10 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Polycom
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Salary: Competitive salary plus benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
JS Group
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum Salary based on experience.
Posted: 24 days ago