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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 99 83 58
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -25
Permanent jobs citing WAN 133 163 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.25% 2.89% 4.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.46% 10.62% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 115 137 203
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,225 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
1782 1535 1471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.12% 27.20% 26.01%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1121 1136
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -8 66 £47,500 +28.37% 5
Bracknell +5 25 £52,500 +41.89% 2
Slough +9 19 £37,000 -15.42% 6
Newbury -3 14 £27,500 -21.42% 2
Wokingham -1 3 £36,000 -4.00% 1
Windsor - 3 £25,000 -
Maidenhead -15 1 £25,000 -60.00%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 204 (78.46%) LAN
2 130 (50.00%) Cisco
3 125 (48.08%) Firewall
4 120 (46.15%) Windows
5 79 (30.38%) Cisco Certification
6 70 (26.92%) VPN
6 70 (26.92%) DNS
7 68 (26.15%) TCP/IP
7 68 (26.15%) Microsoft
8 63 (24.23%) CCNA
9 62 (23.85%) Juniper
10 56 (21.54%) VMware
11 53 (20.38%) Windows Server 2008
12 51 (19.62%) ITIL
13 50 (19.23%) Telecoms
14 48 (18.46%) Active Directory
14 48 (18.46%) F5
15 47 (18.08%) Windows Server 2003
16 42 (16.15%) OSPF
16 42 (16.15%) BGP
16 42 (16.15%) Finance
16 42 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
17 41 (15.77%) Load Balancing
18 40 (15.38%) CCNP
19 39 (15.00%) Linux
19 39 (15.00%) Network Security
20 38 (14.62%) HP
20 38 (14.62%) CheckPoint
21 36 (13.85%) SQL Server
22 35 (13.46%) VoIP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 24 (9.23%) MS Exchange
2 19 (7.31%) WebSphere
3 18 (6.92%) SharePoint
4 17 (6.54%) IIS
5 15 (5.77%) Tomcat
6 9 (3.46%) Lync
7 8 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (2.31%) Apache
9 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.54%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (1.54%) Lotus Domino
9 4 (1.54%) GroupWise
10 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.77%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (12.31%) MS Excel
2 20 (7.69%) MS Office
3 8 (3.08%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Sage 200
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) SaaS
1 2 (0.77%) Office 365
2 1 (0.38%) IaaS
2 1 (0.38%) PaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 204 (78.46%) LAN
2 125 (48.08%) Firewall
3 70 (26.92%) VPN
3 70 (26.92%) DNS
4 68 (26.15%) TCP/IP
5 42 (16.15%) OSPF
5 42 (16.15%) BGP
6 39 (15.00%) Network Security
7 35 (13.46%) VoIP
7 35 (13.46%) SSL
8 33 (12.69%) SMTP
9 31 (11.92%) MPLS
10 29 (11.15%) Internet
11 26 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (10.00%) DHCP
12 25 (9.62%) PBX
12 25 (9.62%) LDAP
13 24 (9.23%) Wireless
14 22 (8.46%) SAN
15 21 (8.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.85%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (4.23%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.31%) IDOL
5 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.15%) Data Mining
6 3 (1.15%) MySQL
7 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (4.23%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.77%) SilkPerformer
2 2 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 50 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 42 (16.15%) Finance
3 15 (5.77%) Marketing
4 13 (5.00%) Retail
5 7 (2.69%) Billing
6 3 (1.15%) Legal
6 3 (1.15%) French Language
6 3 (1.15%) German Language
6 3 (1.15%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.15%) Spanish Language
7 2 (0.77%) Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Publishing
8 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 70 (26.92%) Network Engineer
2 37 (14.23%) Support Engineer
3 23 (8.85%) Consultant
4 21 (8.08%) Technical Engineer
5 18 (6.92%) Analyst
6 17 (6.54%) Technical Support
7 16 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
8 15 (5.77%) Security Consultant
8 15 (5.77%) Technical Support Engineer
8 15 (5.77%) NOC Engineer
9 13 (5.00%) Product Manager
9 13 (5.00%) Security Engineer
9 13 (5.00%) Firewall Engineer
10 12 (4.62%) Portfolio Manager
10 12 (4.62%) Network Support
10 12 (4.62%) Project Manager
10 12 (4.62%) IT Consultant
10 12 (4.62%) Network Security Engineer
11 11 (4.23%) Senior Network Engineer
11 11 (4.23%) IT Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.54%) SOAP
2 7 (2.69%) .NET
3 4 (1.54%) ODBC
4 2 (0.77%) Regular Expression
4 2 (0.77%) Web Services
5 1 (0.38%) CSS
5 1 (0.38%) Application Packaging
5 1 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.62%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.31%) PKI
3 5 (1.92%) Firmware
3 5 (1.92%) Statistics
4 4 (1.54%) iPhone
4 4 (1.54%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.54%) Blackberry
5 3 (1.15%) Clustering
5 3 (1.15%) SecurID
5 3 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.77%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.77%) EPoS
7 1 (0.38%) NHS
7 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.38%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 120 (46.15%) Windows
2 53 (20.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (18.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 39 (15.00%) Linux
5 33 (12.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (9.23%) UNIX
7 21 (8.08%) Windows 7
8 20 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 14 (5.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (5.00%) Windows Vista
11 8 (3.08%) Solaris
12 4 (1.54%) Android
12 4 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (1.54%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.77%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.77%) HPUX
13 2 (0.77%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (19.62%) ITIL
2 41 (15.77%) Load Balancing
3 28 (10.77%) Network Design
4 27 (10.38%) Network Management
5 20 (7.69%) Change Management
6 17 (6.54%) Project Management
6 17 (6.54%) PRINCE2
6 17 (6.54%) Capacity Management
7 14 (5.38%) Product Management
8 12 (4.62%) Penetration Testing
8 12 (4.62%) Enterprise Architecture
8 12 (4.62%) Mobile Device Management
9 11 (4.23%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (3.08%) Incident Management
10 8 (3.08%) Service Management
11 7 (2.69%) Security Management
11 7 (2.69%) Performance Testing
12 6 (2.31%) Performance Engineering
12 6 (2.31%) Service Delivery
12 6 (2.31%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 33 (12.69%) SQL
2 8 (3.08%) Shell Script
3 7 (2.69%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.92%) Python
4 5 (1.92%) Perl
5 2 (0.77%) C
Qualifications
1 79 (30.38%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (24.23%) CCNA
3 40 (15.38%) CCNP
4 20 (7.69%) Security Cleared
5 17 (6.54%) CCIE
6 15 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (5.00%) CISSP
7 13 (5.00%) MCSE
8 11 (4.23%) CISA
8 11 (4.23%) CISM
8 11 (4.23%) PCI QSA
9 8 (3.08%) SC Cleared
10 7 (2.69%) Degree
11 6 (2.31%) MCITP
12 5 (1.92%) CCIP
12 5 (1.92%) ISEB
12 5 (1.92%) MCP
12 5 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (1.54%) ISTQB
13 4 (1.54%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (4.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 11 (4.23%) COBIT
3 10 (3.85%) PCI DSS
4 6 (2.31%) SLA
5 5 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 48 (18.46%) Active Directory
2 42 (16.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (7.31%) Hyper-V
4 6 (2.31%) VMware ESX
5 5 (1.92%) vCloud
5 5 (1.92%) vSphere
6 3 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.77%) XenApp
7 2 (0.77%) Snort
7 2 (0.77%) Nmap
7 2 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.77%) Samba
7 2 (0.77%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (0.77%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.38%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.38%) Xen
8 1 (0.38%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (6.54%) CiscoWorks
1 17 (6.54%) HP NNM
2 6 (2.31%) Netcool
2 6 (2.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (1.92%) WSUS
4 4 (1.54%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (1.54%) SCOM
5 2 (0.77%) Cacti
5 2 (0.77%) SCCM
5 2 (0.77%) SmokePing
5 2 (0.77%) Nessus
5 2 (0.77%) Nagios
6 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 130 (50.00%) Cisco
2 68 (26.15%) Microsoft
3 62 (23.85%) Juniper
4 56 (21.54%) VMware
5 48 (18.46%) F5
6 38 (14.62%) HP
6 38 (14.62%) CheckPoint
7 21 (8.08%) Citrix
8 14 (5.38%) Red Hat
9 11 (4.23%) EMC
9 11 (4.23%) Oracle
9 11 (4.23%) Blue Coat
10 9 (3.46%) Riverbed
11 8 (3.08%) Fujitsu
11 8 (3.08%) NetApp
12 6 (2.31%) SonicWALL
12 6 (2.31%) Meridio
12 6 (2.31%) Nortel
12 6 (2.31%) IBM
13 5 (1.92%) Dell
Reading, Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum + great opportunity
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 12 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newbury
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + £20k bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £55k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 14 hours ago
Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £26400 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Car & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £38000 - £42000 Per Annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £40-50,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £15000 - £18000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Central London, London, Hounslow, Slough,...
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Salary: £60-70,000 + £10K+ Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago