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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 99 92 61
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -31
Permanent jobs citing WAN 138 153 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.33% 2.72% 4.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.72% 9.53% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 113 122 203
Average salary £42,000 £44,375 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.35% +16.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,750 £51,050
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
1787 1606 1423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 30.19% 28.60% 25.80%
Number of salaries quoted 982 1144 1120
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 £28,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -10 59 £47,500 +5.55% 3
Bracknell +2 31 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Slough +10 23 £37,000 -12.94% 5
Newbury +1 9 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Wokingham -6 2 £36,750 +56.38%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 226 (80.43%) LAN
2 144 (51.25%) Cisco
3 138 (49.11%) Windows
4 134 (47.69%) Firewall
5 86 (30.60%) Cisco Certification
6 74 (26.33%) VPN
7 73 (25.98%) Juniper
8 72 (25.62%) VMware
9 71 (25.27%) DNS
10 68 (24.20%) Microsoft
10 68 (24.20%) TCP/IP
11 67 (23.84%) CCNA
12 62 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
13 55 (19.57%) Telecoms
14 53 (18.86%) ITIL
15 52 (18.51%) Windows Server 2003
15 52 (18.51%) VMware Infrastructure
16 49 (17.44%) Active Directory
17 48 (17.08%) F5
18 47 (16.73%) Linux
19 46 (16.37%) CCNP
19 46 (16.37%) HP
20 45 (16.01%) CheckPoint
21 44 (15.66%) Network Security
22 42 (14.95%) Finance
23 40 (14.23%) OSPF
24 39 (13.88%) BGP
25 38 (13.52%) SQL
26 37 (13.17%) SQL Server
26 37 (13.17%) SSL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 25 (8.90%) MS Exchange
2 20 (7.12%) WebSphere
3 17 (6.05%) IIS
4 16 (5.69%) Tomcat
4 16 (5.69%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (3.20%) Lync
5 9 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (2.49%) Apache
7 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (1.42%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (1.42%) GroupWise
8 3 (1.07%) IBM HTTP Server
8 3 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (0.71%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.71%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 30 (10.68%) MS Excel
2 22 (7.83%) MS Office
3 7 (2.49%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.07%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.71%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.07%) Office 365
2 2 (0.71%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) PaaS
3 1 (0.36%) IaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 226 (80.43%) LAN
2 134 (47.69%) Firewall
3 74 (26.33%) VPN
4 71 (25.27%) DNS
5 68 (24.20%) TCP/IP
6 44 (15.66%) Network Security
7 40 (14.23%) OSPF
8 39 (13.88%) BGP
9 37 (13.17%) SSL
10 34 (12.10%) VoIP
11 31 (11.03%) SMTP
12 28 (9.96%) SAN
13 27 (9.61%) Internet
13 27 (9.61%) Cisco ASA
14 26 (9.25%) Wireless
14 26 (9.25%) MPLS
15 25 (8.90%) DHCP
16 24 (8.54%) PBX
16 24 (8.54%) LDAP
17 22 (7.83%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.91%) Relational Database
3 10 (3.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (1.78%) IDOL
5 4 (1.42%) MySQL
6 3 (1.07%) Data Mining
7 2 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (5.34%) LoadRunner
2 4 (1.42%) SilkPerformer
2 4 (1.42%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (0.71%) WinRunner
General
1 55 (19.57%) Telecoms
2 42 (14.95%) Finance
3 16 (5.69%) Marketing
4 14 (4.98%) Retail
5 6 (2.14%) Billing
6 4 (1.42%) Legal
7 3 (1.07%) French Language
7 3 (1.07%) German Language
7 3 (1.07%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.07%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.71%) Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Law
Job Titles
1 73 (25.98%) Network Engineer
2 50 (17.79%) Support Engineer
3 25 (8.90%) Consultant
3 25 (8.90%) Technical Engineer
4 20 (7.12%) Technical Support
5 18 (6.41%) Technical Support Engineer
6 17 (6.05%) Analyst
7 16 (5.69%) 2nd Line Support
8 14 (4.98%) Project Manager
8 14 (4.98%) Security Consultant
8 14 (4.98%) Security Engineer
9 13 (4.63%) NOC Engineer
9 13 (4.63%) Product Manager
9 13 (4.63%) Network Security Engineer
10 12 (4.27%) IT Consultant
10 12 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 12 (4.27%) Network Support
10 12 (4.27%) Portfolio Manager
11 11 (3.91%) Firewall Engineer
11 11 (3.91%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.34%) SOAP
2 4 (1.42%) .NET
2 4 (1.42%) ODBC
3 2 (0.71%) Regular Expression
3 2 (0.71%) Web Services
4 1 (0.36%) CSS
4 1 (0.36%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.27%) Management Information System
1 12 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.49%) Firmware
3 5 (1.78%) PKI
3 5 (1.78%) Statistics
3 5 (1.78%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.42%) Blackberry
4 4 (1.42%) iPhone
5 3 (1.07%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.71%) EPoS
6 2 (0.71%) Open Source
6 2 (0.71%) Clustering
7 1 (0.36%) SecurID
7 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.36%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 138 (49.11%) Windows
2 62 (22.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (18.51%) Windows Server 2003
4 47 (16.73%) Linux
5 32 (11.39%) Windows 7
6 30 (10.68%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (9.61%) UNIX
8 22 (7.83%) Windows XP
9 16 (5.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (4.98%) Windows Vista
11 11 (3.91%) Solaris
12 7 (2.49%) Windows 8
13 4 (1.42%) Android
13 4 (1.42%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.71%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.71%) HPUX
14 2 (0.71%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (18.86%) ITIL
2 37 (13.17%) Load Balancing
3 31 (11.03%) Network Design
4 27 (9.61%) Network Management
5 25 (8.90%) Change Management
6 20 (7.12%) PRINCE2
7 18 (6.41%) Project Management
8 15 (5.34%) Capacity Management
9 14 (4.98%) Product Management
10 12 (4.27%) Mobile Device Management
10 12 (4.27%) Migration
10 12 (4.27%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (3.91%) Vulnerability Management
11 11 (3.91%) Enterprise Architecture
12 9 (3.20%) Test Scripting
12 9 (3.20%) Test Automation
12 9 (3.20%) Service Management
12 9 (3.20%) Regression Testing
13 8 (2.85%) Change Control
14 7 (2.49%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (13.52%) SQL
2 7 (2.49%) T-SQL
3 6 (2.14%) Shell Script
4 4 (1.42%) C
5 3 (1.07%) Perl
5 3 (1.07%) PHP
5 3 (1.07%) Python
Qualifications
1 86 (30.60%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (23.84%) CCNA
3 46 (16.37%) CCNP
4 27 (9.61%) Security Cleared
5 17 (6.05%) CCIE
6 15 (5.34%) SC Cleared
7 13 (4.63%) CISSP
7 13 (4.63%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (4.27%) MCSE
9 11 (3.91%) CISA
9 11 (3.91%) CISM
9 11 (3.91%) PCI QSA
10 10 (3.56%) ISEB
11 9 (3.20%) CCIP
11 9 (3.20%) ISTQB
12 7 (2.49%) Degree
12 7 (2.49%) CCDA
13 6 (2.14%) JNCIA
13 6 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 5 (1.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (7.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (4.98%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 13 (4.63%) PCI DSS
4 11 (3.91%) COBIT
5 9 (3.20%) SLA
6 5 (1.78%) QA
System Software
1 52 (18.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 49 (17.44%) Active Directory
3 22 (7.83%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.91%) VMware ESX
5 9 (3.20%) VMware Server
6 7 (2.49%) vSphere
7 5 (1.78%) vCloud
8 4 (1.42%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (0.71%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.71%) Samba
10 2 (0.71%) Snort
10 2 (0.71%) Nmap
11 1 (0.36%) XenApp
11 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 15 (5.34%) HP NNM
1 15 (5.34%) CiscoWorks
2 9 (3.20%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.78%) WSUS
3 5 (1.78%) Netcool
3 5 (1.78%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 3 (1.07%) SCOM
5 2 (0.71%) Nagios
5 2 (0.71%) SmokePing
5 2 (0.71%) Nessus
5 2 (0.71%) Cacti
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.36%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.36%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 144 (51.25%) Cisco
2 73 (25.98%) Juniper
3 72 (25.62%) VMware
4 68 (24.20%) Microsoft
5 48 (17.08%) F5
6 46 (16.37%) HP
7 45 (16.01%) CheckPoint
8 20 (7.12%) Citrix
9 19 (6.76%) Red Hat
10 17 (6.05%) Oracle
11 12 (4.27%) NetApp
12 11 (3.91%) EMC
13 10 (3.56%) Blue Coat
14 9 (3.20%) Aruba
14 9 (3.20%) Fujitsu
14 9 (3.20%) SonicWALL
14 9 (3.20%) Riverbed
15 8 (2.85%) Nortel
15 8 (2.85%) IBM
16 7 (2.49%) Dell
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