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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 71 73 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 192 191 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.20% 3.28% 3.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% 11.22% 13.02%
Number of salaries quoted 145 137 162
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
1843 1702 1421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.73% 29.25% 26.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1024 1189 1085
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 -16 64 £47,500 -5.00% 12
Bracknell +2 46 £31,000 -3.12% 1
Slough +2 33 £42,000 -6.66% 5
Newbury +10 7 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Wokingham -2 3 £37,500 +59.57%
Maidenhead -24 2 £61,250 +16.66% 2
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 255 (80.44%) LAN
2 164 (51.74%) Windows
3 161 (50.79%) Cisco
4 144 (45.43%) Firewall
5 101 (31.86%) VMware
6 100 (31.55%) Cisco Certification
7 88 (27.76%) VPN
8 76 (23.97%) TCP/IP
9 75 (23.66%) Juniper
10 71 (22.40%) CCNA
10 71 (22.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 70 (22.08%) Active Directory
12 67 (21.14%) DNS
13 66 (20.82%) Linux
14 65 (20.50%) Microsoft
15 64 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
16 63 (19.87%) ITIL
17 60 (18.93%) Windows Server 2003
18 52 (16.40%) Network Security
19 49 (15.46%) HP
20 48 (15.14%) CheckPoint
21 46 (14.51%) CCNP
22 44 (13.88%) SQL
22 44 (13.88%) Telecoms
23 42 (13.25%) OSPF
24 41 (12.93%) SQL Server
24 41 (12.93%) BGP
25 40 (12.62%) MS Exchange
25 40 (12.62%) SAN
26 39 (12.30%) MPLS

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 40 (12.62%) MS Exchange
2 22 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 22 (6.94%) Exchange Server 2013
3 17 (5.36%) IIS
4 16 (5.05%) Tomcat
5 15 (4.73%) WebSphere
6 13 (4.10%) SharePoint
7 9 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2007
8 8 (2.52%) Lync
9 7 (2.21%) Apache
10 3 (0.95%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.95%) IBM HTTP Server
11 2 (0.63%) JBoss
11 2 (0.63%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
11 2 (0.63%) GroupWise
11 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 23 (7.26%) MS Office
3 4 (1.26%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.21%) Office 365
2 3 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) PaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 255 (80.44%) LAN
2 144 (45.43%) Firewall
3 88 (27.76%) VPN
4 76 (23.97%) TCP/IP
5 67 (21.14%) DNS
6 52 (16.40%) Network Security
7 42 (13.25%) OSPF
8 41 (12.93%) BGP
9 40 (12.62%) SAN
10 39 (12.30%) MPLS
11 36 (11.36%) Cisco ASA
11 36 (11.36%) VoIP
12 35 (11.04%) IPsec
13 34 (10.73%) Ethernet
13 34 (10.73%) SSL
14 28 (8.83%) Wireless
15 25 (7.89%) SMTP
16 24 (7.57%) DHCP
17 23 (7.26%) Internet
18 21 (6.62%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.47%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.84%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.95%) IDOL
6 2 (0.63%) Data Mining
6 2 (0.63%) MySQL
6 2 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.32%) Oracle Exadata
7 1 (0.32%) DB2
Development Applications
1 18 (5.68%) LoadRunner
2 6 (1.89%) QuickTest Pro
2 6 (1.89%) SilkPerformer
3 4 (1.26%) WinRunner
General
1 44 (13.88%) Telecoms
2 34 (10.73%) Finance
3 18 (5.68%) Retail
4 12 (3.79%) Marketing
5 4 (1.26%) Legal
6 2 (0.63%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.63%) Billing
6 2 (0.63%) French Language
6 2 (0.63%) German Language
6 2 (0.63%) Italian Language
6 2 (0.63%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.32%) Banking
7 1 (0.32%) Publishing
7 1 (0.32%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (25.55%) Support Engineer
2 70 (22.08%) Network Engineer
3 32 (10.09%) Consultant
4 31 (9.78%) Technical Engineer
5 26 (8.20%) Technical Support
6 24 (7.57%) Technical Support Engineer
7 16 (5.05%) Analyst
7 16 (5.05%) 3rd Line Support
8 14 (4.42%) Security Consultant
8 14 (4.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (4.42%) Test Consultant
9 13 (4.10%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 13 (4.10%) Infrastructure Manager
9 13 (4.10%) Network Support
9 13 (4.10%) 2nd Line Support
9 13 (4.10%) Architect
9 13 (4.10%) Project Manager
10 12 (3.79%) IT Consultant
10 12 (3.79%) Administrator
11 11 (3.47%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (2.84%) SOAP
2 3 (0.95%) Web Services
3 2 (0.63%) ODBC
3 2 (0.63%) .NET
3 2 (0.63%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.32%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.32%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.32%) Middleware
4 1 (0.32%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (0.32%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.15%) Management Information System
3 5 (1.58%) Statistics
4 4 (1.26%) Computer Science
5 3 (0.95%) PKI
5 3 (0.95%) Open Source
6 2 (0.63%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.63%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.63%) EPoS
6 2 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.63%) iPhone
6 2 (0.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.32%) SecurID
7 1 (0.32%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.32%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.32%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 164 (51.74%) Windows
2 71 (22.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (20.82%) Linux
4 60 (18.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 36 (11.36%) Windows 7
6 34 (10.73%) Windows Server 2012
7 29 (9.15%) UNIX
8 23 (7.26%) Windows XP
9 18 (5.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 17 (5.36%) Solaris
11 11 (3.47%) Windows Vista
12 9 (2.84%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.63%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.63%) HPUX
13 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.63%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.63%) Android
14 1 (0.32%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.87%) ITIL
2 32 (10.09%) Change Management
3 28 (8.83%) Load Balancing
4 26 (8.20%) Network Design
5 24 (7.57%) Network Management
6 22 (6.94%) Project Management
7 21 (6.62%) PRINCE2
8 20 (6.31%) Migration
9 15 (4.73%) Test Scripting
9 15 (4.73%) Test Automation
9 15 (4.73%) Regression Testing
10 13 (4.10%) OpenUP
11 11 (3.47%) Enterprise Architecture
11 11 (3.47%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (3.47%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (3.47%) Service Management
12 9 (2.84%) Product Management
12 9 (2.84%) Capacity Management
13 8 (2.52%) Validation
13 8 (2.52%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 44 (13.88%) SQL
2 8 (2.52%) T-SQL
3 4 (1.26%) C
4 3 (0.95%) PHP
5 1 (0.32%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.32%) Perl
5 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 100 (31.55%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (22.40%) CCNA
3 46 (14.51%) CCNP
4 28 (8.83%) Security Cleared
5 18 (5.68%) SC Cleared
6 15 (4.73%) ISTQB
6 15 (4.73%) ISEB
6 15 (4.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (4.10%) MCSE
7 13 (4.10%) CISSP
7 13 (4.10%) CCIE
8 11 (3.47%) PCI QSA
8 11 (3.47%) CISA
8 11 (3.47%) CISM
9 10 (3.15%) CCIP
10 9 (2.84%) CCDA
11 8 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (2.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 8 (2.52%) JNCIA
12 7 (2.21%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (5.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 16 (5.05%) PCI DSS
4 12 (3.79%) SLA
5 11 (3.47%) COBIT
6 5 (1.58%) QA
System Software
1 70 (22.08%) Active Directory
2 64 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (9.78%) Hyper-V
4 24 (7.57%) VMware ESX
5 14 (4.42%) VMware Server
6 13 (4.10%) vSphere
7 9 (2.84%) XenApp
7 9 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (2.21%) Firmware
9 6 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
10 5 (1.58%) vCloud
11 2 (0.63%) Samba
11 2 (0.63%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
11 2 (0.63%) Snort
11 2 (0.63%) Nmap
12 1 (0.32%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 15 (4.73%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (3.47%) CiscoWorks
3 9 (2.84%) HP NNM
4 6 (1.89%) WSUS
5 4 (1.26%) Netcool
5 4 (1.26%) Cisco Prime
6 3 (0.95%) SCOM
6 3 (0.95%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.63%) Nessus
8 1 (0.32%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.32%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 161 (50.79%) Cisco
2 101 (31.86%) VMware
3 75 (23.66%) Juniper
4 65 (20.50%) Microsoft
5 49 (15.46%) HP
6 48 (15.14%) CheckPoint
7 39 (12.30%) F5
8 30 (9.46%) Citrix
9 26 (8.20%) Oracle
10 23 (7.26%) Red Hat
11 16 (5.05%) NetApp
12 14 (4.42%) BT
13 13 (4.10%) Avaya
14 11 (3.47%) Blue Coat
14 11 (3.47%) Aruba
15 9 (2.84%) SonicWALL
15 9 (2.84%) Fujitsu
15 9 (2.84%) Riverbed
15 9 (2.84%) SolarWinds
15 9 (2.84%) Nortel
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60,000 per annum £60k & Bonus, Car Allowance & Corporate Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Fixed Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Hunter Macdonald
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum up to £53k base,10% bonus,£5k car allowance,10
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Hunter Macdonald
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum up to £53k base,10% bonus,£5k car allowance,10
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + £20k bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Websense
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Berkshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Newbury
I4 Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Salary: From £30,400 to £32,500 per annum plus generous pension and holidays
Posted: 23 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 23 days ago
Slough
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago