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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 79 58 69
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 129 255 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.12% 4.20% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.06% 17.57% 11.66%
Number of salaries quoted 108 224 163
Median salary £45,000 £47,750 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.75% +22.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,250 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £70,000 £65,000
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
1070 1451 1853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.89% 23.91% 31.42%
Number of salaries quoted 756 1159 1086
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 2 December 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 2 December 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 -9 42 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Bracknell -6 25 £40,000 -3.61% 1
Slough +9 10 £36,250 +46.46% 2
Maidenhead -20 9 £60,000 -11.11%
Newbury +20 5 £42,500 -11.45% 2
Wokingham +8 1 £40,500 +24.61%
Windsor +3 1 £47,500 -12.03%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 255 (90.11%) LAN
2 133 (47.00%) Cisco Certification
3 132 (46.64%) Cisco
4 131 (46.29%) Firewall
5 128 (45.23%) Windows
6 127 (44.88%) VMware
7 109 (38.52%) CCNA
7 109 (38.52%) VMware Infrastructure
8 96 (33.92%) Active Directory
9 83 (29.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 76 (26.86%) TCP/IP
11 71 (25.09%) Microsoft
12 68 (24.03%) Windows Server
13 66 (23.32%) MS Exchange
14 64 (22.61%) MCSE
15 62 (21.91%) DNS
16 61 (21.55%) ITIL
16 61 (21.55%) Citrix
17 60 (21.20%) Linux
18 56 (19.79%) Wireless
19 55 (19.43%) Windows Server 2008
20 50 (17.67%) SQL
21 48 (16.96%) SQL Server
22 47 (16.61%) Finance
23 46 (16.25%) Office 365
24 44 (15.55%) Hyper-V
25 43 (15.19%) VoIP
25 43 (15.19%) DHCP
26 42 (14.84%) MS Excel
27 40 (14.13%) MCSA

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 66 (23.32%) MS Exchange
2 38 (13.43%) Skype for Business
3 36 (12.72%) IIS
4 14 (4.95%) WebSphere
5 13 (4.59%) Apache
5 13 (4.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (4.59%) WebLogic
6 12 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2007
7 11 (3.89%) IBM Notes
7 11 (3.89%) Tomcat
8 9 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.41%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.35%) SAS
Applications
1 42 (14.84%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.89%) MS Office
3 3 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 46 (16.25%) Office 365
2 20 (7.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (3.89%) SaaS
5 8 (2.83%) IaaS
6 5 (1.77%) PaaS
7 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 255 (90.11%) LAN
2 131 (46.29%) Firewall
3 76 (26.86%) TCP/IP
4 62 (21.91%) DNS
5 56 (19.79%) Wireless
6 43 (15.19%) DHCP
6 43 (15.19%) VoIP
7 40 (14.13%) VPN
8 37 (13.07%) Internet
9 28 (9.89%) SAN
10 27 (9.54%) MPLS
11 26 (9.19%) Network Security
12 22 (7.77%) PBX
13 20 (7.07%) VLAN
14 18 (6.36%) Intranet
14 18 (6.36%) NAS
15 17 (6.01%) OSPF
16 16 (5.65%) BGP
17 12 (4.24%) Skype
17 12 (4.24%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (16.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.53%) Relational Database
3 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.35%) Couchbase
5 1 (0.35%) DB2
5 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.77%) JIRA
2 4 (1.41%) JMeter
2 4 (1.41%) LoadRunner
2 4 (1.41%) Visual Studio
General
1 47 (16.61%) Finance
2 23 (8.13%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.53%) French Language
4 9 (3.18%) Legal
5 7 (2.47%) German Language
5 7 (2.47%) Portuguese Language
5 7 (2.47%) Retail
5 7 (2.47%) Spanish Language
6 2 (0.71%) Back Office
6 2 (0.71%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Billing
7 1 (0.35%) Brand Awareness
7 1 (0.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (28.62%) Support Engineer
2 66 (23.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 59 (20.85%) Network Engineer
4 40 (14.13%) Technical Support
5 36 (12.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 34 (12.01%) 3rd Line Support
6 34 (12.01%) Infrastructure Support
7 33 (11.66%) Architect
8 31 (10.95%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 29 (10.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 26 (9.19%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 26 (9.19%) Technical Engineer
11 25 (8.83%) Analyst
12 24 (8.48%) Technical Support Engineer
13 23 (8.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
14 17 (6.01%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 17 (6.01%) WAN Engineer
15 16 (5.65%) LAN Engineer
15 16 (5.65%) LAN/WAN Engineer
15 16 (5.65%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.36%) Web Services
2 10 (3.53%) .NET
3 9 (3.18%) Regular Expression
4 7 (2.47%) Middleware
5 4 (1.41%) 802.1X
5 4 (1.41%) HTML
5 4 (1.41%) HTML5
6 2 (0.71%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.35%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 39 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (6.36%) Data Centre
2 18 (6.36%) Statistics
3 17 (6.01%) PKI
4 11 (3.89%) Computer Science
4 11 (3.89%) Replication
5 10 (3.53%) Driving Licence
5 10 (3.53%) Virtual Team
6 9 (3.18%) Cryptography
7 8 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.83%) Fat Client
7 8 (2.83%) Thin Client
8 7 (2.47%) e-Health
8 7 (2.47%) IVR
9 6 (2.12%) Management Information System
10 5 (1.77%) Hybrid Cloud
11 4 (1.41%) Client/Server
11 4 (1.41%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 3 (1.06%) Clustering
12 3 (1.06%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 128 (45.23%) Windows
2 68 (24.03%) Windows Server
3 60 (21.20%) Linux
4 55 (19.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 26 (9.19%) Windows 7
6 24 (8.48%) Windows Server 2012
7 22 (7.77%) Unix
8 21 (7.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 14 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
10 11 (3.89%) Mac OS
10 11 (3.89%) Windows NT
11 9 (3.18%) Windows 10
12 4 (1.41%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.71%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.71%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.35%) CentOS
14 1 (0.35%) Debian
14 1 (0.35%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (21.55%) ITIL
2 39 (13.78%) Change Control
3 37 (13.07%) Network Design
4 34 (12.01%) Presales
5 27 (9.54%) Mentoring
6 23 (8.13%) Network Monitoring
7 21 (7.42%) High Availability
8 20 (7.07%) Disaster Recovery
9 18 (6.36%) Load Balancing
9 18 (6.36%) Service Delivery
10 15 (5.30%) Project Management
11 14 (4.95%) Problem Management
11 14 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 12 (4.24%) Continuous Improvement
12 12 (4.24%) Incident Management
12 12 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (3.89%) Creative Problem-Solving
14 10 (3.53%) Change Management
14 10 (3.53%) Migration
14 10 (3.53%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (17.67%) SQL
2 28 (9.89%) PowerShell
3 12 (4.24%) C#
4 9 (3.18%) Python
5 7 (2.47%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.41%) Java
6 4 (1.41%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.41%) VB
7 1 (0.35%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 133 (47.00%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (38.52%) CCNA
3 83 (29.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 64 (22.61%) MCSE
5 40 (14.13%) MCSA
6 39 (13.78%) CCNP
7 32 (11.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 23 (8.13%) MCITP
9 20 (7.07%) RHCA
9 20 (7.07%) RHCSA
10 16 (5.65%) Degree
11 13 (4.59%) CEH
11 13 (4.59%) CISSP
12 10 (3.53%) CCIE
12 10 (3.53%) MCP
13 9 (3.18%) DV Cleared
13 9 (3.18%) Security Cleared
14 8 (2.83%) JNCIE
14 8 (2.83%) MCSD
14 8 (2.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.71%) PCI DSS
2 14 (4.95%) SLA
3 9 (3.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 7 (2.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.41%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.35%) QA
6 1 (0.35%) SDET
System Software
1 109 (38.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 96 (33.92%) Active Directory
3 44 (15.55%) Hyper-V
4 31 (10.95%) XenApp
5 26 (9.19%) vSphere
6 19 (6.71%) Virtual Desktop
7 11 (3.89%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (3.18%) Samba
9 6 (2.12%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (1.41%) DFS Replication
10 4 (1.41%) Firmware
10 4 (1.41%) Terminal Server
10 4 (1.41%) XenDesktop
10 4 (1.41%) XenServer
11 3 (1.06%) VMware ESX
12 2 (0.71%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.35%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (0.35%) ProxySG
13 1 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (3.18%) Nmap
2 7 (2.47%) Nessus
2 7 (2.47%) SCCM
2 7 (2.47%) WSUS
3 5 (1.77%) Backup Exec
4 4 (1.41%) AirWatch
4 4 (1.41%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 4 (1.41%) vMotion
5 3 (1.06%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.71%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.71%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.35%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.35%) Nagios
7 1 (0.35%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.35%) SCOM
Vendors
1 132 (46.64%) Cisco
2 127 (44.88%) VMware
3 71 (25.09%) Microsoft
4 61 (21.55%) Citrix
5 38 (13.43%) Juniper
6 27 (9.54%) Avaya
6 27 (9.54%) Oracle
7 22 (7.77%) Mitel
7 22 (7.77%) Red Hat
8 20 (7.07%) NEC
9 18 (6.36%) F5
10 15 (5.30%) NetApp
11 11 (3.89%) CheckPoint
11 11 (3.89%) Lotus
11 11 (3.89%) Novell
12 10 (3.53%) HP
13 8 (2.83%) Dell KACE
13 8 (2.83%) Symantec
14 5 (1.77%) Fortinet
14 5 (1.77%) PlateSpin
Reading, Berkshire
Etech Partners
Salary: To £50K + Outstanding Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 16 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum, Pension, Medical + More
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£90,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oury Clark
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago