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

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 51 76 106
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +30
Permanent jobs citing WAN 211 176 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.74% 3.46% 2.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.64% 12.99% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 181 161 110
Median salary £50,000 £44,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.35% -1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,300 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,063 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.73% +13.33%
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
1196 1355 1658
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.84% 26.65% 29.33%
Number of salaries quoted 947 850 1064
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 30 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 30 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 +12 93 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Bracknell +23 48 £43,000 +30.30% 3
Slough +15 17 £43,750 -30.00% 2
Maidenhead -1 13 £75,000 +25.00%
Newbury +4 6 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Wokingham -17 4 £32,250 -14.00%
Windsor +15 2 £37,500 +66.66%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 409 (82.13%) LAN
2 320 (64.26%) Firewall
3 292 (58.63%) Cisco
4 228 (45.78%) Cisco Certification
5 190 (38.15%) VMware
6 189 (37.95%) Windows
7 161 (32.33%) Microsoft
8 148 (29.72%) Windows Server
9 142 (28.51%) Active Directory
10 134 (26.91%) CCNP
11 129 (25.90%) MPLS
12 125 (25.10%) Data Centre
13 122 (24.50%) VPN
14 119 (23.90%) Linux
14 119 (23.90%) Juniper
15 114 (22.89%) MS Excel
16 112 (22.49%) BGP
17 104 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
18 99 (19.88%) Wireless
18 99 (19.88%) SQL
19 98 (19.68%) CCNA
20 90 (18.07%) TCP/IP
21 87 (17.47%) MS Exchange
22 83 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
23 81 (16.27%) OSPF
24 78 (15.66%) ITIL
25 74 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
26 69 (13.86%) VoIP
27 68 (13.65%) VMware ESXi
28 64 (12.85%) Exchange Server 2010

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 87 (17.47%) MS Exchange
2 64 (12.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 56 (11.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 33 (6.63%) Skype for Business
5 25 (5.02%) IIS
6 13 (2.61%) Apache
6 13 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (1.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (1.20%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.00%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.00%) Tomcat
9 5 (1.00%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.00%) WebSphere
10 4 (0.80%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 4 (0.80%) nginx
11 3 (0.60%) GroupWise
11 3 (0.60%) JBoss
12 2 (0.40%) CMS
13 1 (0.20%) OpenStack
Applications
1 114 (22.89%) MS Excel
2 27 (5.42%) MS Office
3 17 (3.41%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (8.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (7.43%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (3.82%) Office 365
4 11 (2.21%) IaaS
5 4 (0.80%) SaaS
6 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.40%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 409 (82.13%) LAN
2 320 (64.26%) Firewall
3 129 (25.90%) MPLS
4 122 (24.50%) VPN
5 112 (22.49%) BGP
6 99 (19.88%) Wireless
7 90 (18.07%) TCP/IP
8 81 (16.27%) OSPF
9 69 (13.86%) VoIP
10 62 (12.45%) Cisco ASA
11 48 (9.64%) SAN
12 45 (9.04%) Internet
13 41 (8.23%) Network Security
14 38 (7.63%) EIGRP
15 36 (7.23%) Cisco Nexus
15 36 (7.23%) DNS
16 35 (7.03%) Ethernet
17 33 (6.63%) IPv4
18 32 (6.43%) IPsec
19 30 (6.02%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (12.25%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.21%) NoSQL
3 7 (1.41%) Big Data
4 6 (1.20%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.60%) Hadoop
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (0.60%) Oracle Database 12c
5 3 (0.60%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.60%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (0.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.40%) MySQL
6 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (0.80%) ClearCase
1 4 (0.80%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.80%) Jenkins
1 4 (0.80%) JIRA
1 4 (0.80%) Subversion
1 4 (0.80%) TeamCity
General
1 61 (12.25%) Telecoms
2 46 (9.24%) Finance
3 19 (3.82%) Manufacturing
4 14 (2.81%) Marketing
5 8 (1.61%) Legal
5 8 (1.61%) Retail
6 7 (1.41%) Publishing
7 6 (1.20%) Banking
7 6 (1.20%) Brand Awareness
8 5 (1.00%) Games
9 4 (0.80%) French Language
9 4 (0.80%) German Language
9 4 (0.80%) Portuguese Language
9 4 (0.80%) Spanish Language
10 3 (0.60%) Electronics
11 2 (0.40%) Billing
11 2 (0.40%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.20%) Advertising
12 1 (0.20%) Automotive
12 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 131 (26.31%) Network Engineer
2 123 (24.70%) Support Engineer
3 47 (9.44%) Senior Network Engineer
4 45 (9.04%) Cisco Engineer
5 43 (8.63%) VMware Engineer
6 41 (8.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 41 (8.23%) Network Support
7 38 (7.63%) Consultant
8 37 (7.43%) Technical Engineer
9 36 (7.23%) Technical Support
10 35 (7.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 34 (6.83%) Network Support Engineer
11 34 (6.83%) Technical Support Engineer
12 33 (6.63%) IT Support
13 32 (6.43%) Network Consultant
14 30 (6.02%) Cisco Consultant
14 30 (6.02%) Cisco Network Consultant
14 30 (6.02%) Senior Support Engineer
15 28 (5.62%) Analyst
15 28 (5.62%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (5.82%) Middleware
2 18 (3.61%) 802.1X
3 16 (3.21%) Regular Expression
4 13 (2.61%) Web Services
5 9 (1.81%) ZeroMQ
6 5 (1.00%) .NET
7 3 (0.60%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 3 (0.60%) XML
7 3 (0.60%) XMPP
8 1 (0.20%) HTML
8 1 (0.20%) ISPF
8 1 (0.20%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 125 (25.10%) Data Centre
2 43 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.42%) Private Cloud
4 26 (5.22%) Management Information System
5 18 (3.61%) Computer Science
6 17 (3.41%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (2.61%) Driving Licence
8 12 (2.41%) Statistics
9 11 (2.21%) Hybrid Cloud
9 11 (2.21%) Replication
10 9 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (1.61%) Fat Client
11 8 (1.61%) Thin Client
12 7 (1.41%) Client/Server
12 7 (1.41%) Data Integration
13 6 (1.20%) IVR
14 4 (0.80%) Data Protection Act
14 4 (0.80%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.80%) Smartphone
15 3 (0.60%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 189 (37.95%) Windows
2 148 (29.72%) Windows Server
3 119 (23.90%) Linux
4 83 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 38 (7.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 34 (6.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 31 (6.22%) Unix
8 23 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (2.41%) CentOS
10 7 (1.41%) Windows 7
11 6 (1.20%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.00%) Mac OS
12 5 (1.00%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.60%) Debian
13 3 (0.60%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (15.66%) ITIL
2 54 (10.84%) Migration
2 54 (10.84%) Presales
3 41 (8.23%) Fault Management
4 40 (8.03%) Network Monitoring
5 32 (6.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 28 (5.62%) Project Management
7 25 (5.02%) Risk Analysis
8 24 (4.82%) Load Balancing
8 24 (4.82%) Network Management
9 23 (4.62%) Network Design
10 21 (4.22%) Logistics
11 20 (4.02%) Change Control
11 20 (4.02%) Information Security
12 18 (3.61%) Service Delivery
13 17 (3.41%) CRM
13 17 (3.41%) Mentoring
14 15 (3.01%) Change Management
14 15 (3.01%) Coaching
15 14 (2.81%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 99 (19.88%) SQL
2 37 (7.43%) PowerShell
3 21 (4.22%) C
4 17 (3.41%) Perl
5 15 (3.01%) Ruby
6 10 (2.01%) Python
7 9 (1.81%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.41%) Java
9 6 (1.20%) C++
10 4 (0.80%) Bash Shell
10 4 (0.80%) C#
11 2 (0.40%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 228 (45.78%) Cisco Certification
2 134 (26.91%) CCNP
3 98 (19.68%) CCNA
4 74 (14.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 56 (11.24%) CCIE
6 42 (8.43%) MCSE
7 41 (8.23%) Degree
8 39 (7.83%) Security Cleared
9 35 (7.03%) SC Cleared
10 19 (3.82%) MCSA
11 18 (3.61%) CISSP
12 17 (3.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 16 (3.21%) MCITP
14 15 (3.01%) CCDP
15 12 (2.41%) CCVP
16 11 (2.21%) MCSD
17 9 (1.81%) CEH
18 8 (1.61%) CCSP
18 8 (1.61%) JNCIA
18 8 (1.61%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (12.65%) SLA
2 10 (2.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.01%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.60%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.60%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.40%) QA
System Software
1 142 (28.51%) Active Directory
2 104 (20.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 68 (13.65%) VMware ESXi
4 37 (7.43%) Hyper-V
5 34 (6.83%) vSphere
6 15 (3.01%) VMware ESX
7 14 (2.81%) XenApp
8 6 (1.20%) Samba
9 4 (0.80%) VMware Workstation
10 3 (0.60%) Firmware
10 3 (0.60%) Oracle RAC
10 3 (0.60%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.40%) XenDesktop
11 2 (0.40%) XenServer
12 1 (0.20%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.20%) iptables
12 1 (0.20%) NFS
12 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 25 (5.02%) SCCM
2 18 (3.61%) SCOM
2 18 (3.61%) SCVMM
2 18 (3.61%) Windows Intune
3 16 (3.21%) Puppet
4 13 (2.61%) Nmap
5 10 (2.01%) Cacti
6 9 (1.81%) Nessus
7 8 (1.61%) Backup Exec
8 7 (1.41%) Nagios
9 6 (1.20%) SmokePing
10 5 (1.00%) SolarWinds Orion
11 3 (0.60%) Data Guard
11 3 (0.60%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 2 (0.40%) Cisco Prime
12 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
13 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
13 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCE
13 1 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
13 1 (0.20%) QRadar
Vendors
1 292 (58.63%) Cisco
2 190 (38.15%) VMware
3 161 (32.33%) Microsoft
4 119 (23.90%) Juniper
5 60 (12.05%) CheckPoint
6 57 (11.45%) F5
7 46 (9.24%) Oracle
8 35 (7.03%) HP
9 34 (6.83%) Red Hat
10 29 (5.82%) Citrix
11 25 (5.02%) Aruba
11 25 (5.02%) NetScout
12 22 (4.42%) Avaya
13 19 (3.82%) Riverbed
14 17 (3.41%) SolarWinds
15 15 (3.01%) Brocade
15 15 (3.01%) Palo Alto
15 15 (3.01%) RightScale
16 9 (1.81%) Intel
16 9 (1.81%) Nortel
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