The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Berkshire region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 91 72 60
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 133 178 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.37% 3.21% 3.99%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.98% 11.72% 14.96%
Number of salaries quoted 116 151 203
Average salary £42,500 £37,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.09% -12.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,475 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £51,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1667 1519 1584
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 29.70% 27.39% 26.65%
Number of salaries quoted 947 1127 1233
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
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
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -15 67 £45,000 +20.80% 6
Bracknell +7 25 £60,000 +90.47% 4
Slough +10 22 £38,000 -15.55% 3
Newbury -18 13 £27,500 -11.29% 2
Windsor - 5 £25,000 -
Wokingham +5 3 £36,000 -4.00%
Maidenhead -11 2 £30,250 -51.60% 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 208 (79.69%) LAN
2 126 (48.28%) Cisco
3 122 (46.74%) Firewall
4 117 (44.83%) Windows
5 74 (28.35%) Cisco Certification
6 67 (25.67%) VPN
7 66 (25.29%) TCP/IP
8 64 (24.52%) DNS
8 64 (24.52%) Microsoft
9 59 (22.61%) CCNA
10 58 (22.22%) Juniper
11 52 (19.92%) VMware
11 52 (19.92%) Windows Server 2008
12 50 (19.16%) F5
12 50 (19.16%) Telecoms
13 49 (18.77%) Windows Server 2003
14 47 (18.01%) Active Directory
15 46 (17.62%) OSPF
15 46 (17.62%) BGP
16 45 (17.24%) ITIL
17 44 (16.86%) Load Balancing
18 43 (16.48%) Finance
19 38 (14.56%) SSL
19 38 (14.56%) CCNP
20 37 (14.18%) CheckPoint
21 36 (13.79%) SMTP
21 36 (13.79%) SQL Server
22 35 (13.41%) VoIP
22 35 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
23 34 (13.03%) Network Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (9.58%) MS Exchange
2 21 (8.05%) SharePoint
3 20 (7.66%) WebSphere
4 12 (4.60%) Tomcat
5 11 (4.21%) Lync
6 10 (3.83%) IIS
7 8 (3.07%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (2.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 4 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.53%) GroupWise
9 4 (1.53%) Apache
9 4 (1.53%) Lotus Domino
10 1 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (12.64%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.75%) MS Office
3 9 (3.45%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (1.15%) MS Project
6 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 4 (1.53%) Sage 200
2 3 (1.15%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
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
1 208 (79.69%) LAN
2 122 (46.74%) Firewall
3 67 (25.67%) VPN
4 66 (25.29%) TCP/IP
5 64 (24.52%) DNS
6 46 (17.62%) OSPF
6 46 (17.62%) BGP
7 38 (14.56%) SSL
8 36 (13.79%) SMTP
9 35 (13.41%) VoIP
10 34 (13.03%) Network Security
11 30 (11.49%) MPLS
12 29 (11.11%) SAN
12 29 (11.11%) PBX
13 28 (10.73%) Internet
14 26 (9.96%) LDAP
15 25 (9.58%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (9.20%) HTTP
17 23 (8.81%) EIGRP
18 21 (8.05%) IGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.98%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 7 (2.68%) IDOL
5 6 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.15%) MySQL
7 3 (1.15%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 11 (4.21%) LoadRunner
2 2 (0.77%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (0.38%) SilkPerformer
General
1 50 (19.16%) Telecoms
2 43 (16.48%) Finance
3 18 (6.90%) Marketing
4 13 (4.98%) Retail
5 7 (2.68%) Billing
6 4 (1.53%) Legal
7 3 (1.15%) French Language
7 3 (1.15%) German Language
7 3 (1.15%) Italian Language
7 3 (1.15%) Spanish Language
8 2 (0.77%) Banking
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 74 (28.35%) Network Engineer
2 35 (13.41%) Support Engineer
3 22 (8.43%) Consultant
4 20 (7.66%) Analyst
5 17 (6.51%) 2nd Line Support
6 16 (6.13%) Firewall Engineer
7 14 (5.36%) Technical Support
7 14 (5.36%) Technical Engineer
8 13 (4.98%) Product Manager
8 13 (4.98%) Security Engineer
8 13 (4.98%) Security Consultant
9 12 (4.60%) Portfolio Manager
9 12 (4.60%) Network Security Engineer
9 12 (4.60%) NOC Engineer
9 12 (4.60%) Network Support
9 12 (4.60%) Technical Support Engineer
10 10 (3.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 10 (3.83%) Project Manager
10 10 (3.83%) IT Consultant
10 10 (3.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (7.66%) SOAP
2 6 (2.30%) .NET
3 4 (1.53%) ODBC
4 1 (0.38%) Application Packaging
4 1 (0.38%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.98%) Management Information System
2 7 (2.68%) PKI
3 6 (2.30%) Clustering
4 5 (1.92%) Blackberry
4 5 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (1.92%) Statistics
5 4 (1.53%) iPhone
6 3 (1.15%) SecurID
7 2 (0.77%) Mathematics
7 2 (0.77%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.77%) EPoS
8 1 (0.38%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.38%) NHS
8 1 (0.38%) Firmware
8 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 117 (44.83%) Windows
2 52 (19.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (18.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (13.41%) Windows Server 2012
5 32 (12.26%) Linux
6 20 (7.66%) Windows XP
7 18 (6.90%) Windows 7
8 17 (6.51%) UNIX
9 13 (4.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (3.45%) Windows Vista
11 4 (1.53%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (1.53%) Android
11 4 (1.53%) Solaris
12 2 (0.77%) HPUX
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000
13 1 (0.38%) VMS
13 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (17.24%) ITIL
2 44 (16.86%) Load Balancing
3 31 (11.88%) Network Design
3 31 (11.88%) Network Management
4 20 (7.66%) Capacity Management
5 18 (6.90%) Project Management
6 16 (6.13%) PRINCE2
7 15 (5.75%) Product Management
7 15 (5.75%) Change Management
8 12 (4.60%) Mobile Device Management
9 11 (4.21%) Enterprise Architecture
10 10 (3.83%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (3.45%) Vulnerability Management
12 8 (3.07%) Performance Testing
13 7 (2.68%) Service Management
13 7 (2.68%) Security Management
13 7 (2.68%) Incident Management
14 6 (2.30%) Performance Engineering
14 6 (2.30%) Disaster Recovery
14 6 (2.30%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (9.58%) SQL
2 8 (3.07%) Shell Script
3 7 (2.68%) T-SQL
4 5 (1.92%) Perl
4 5 (1.92%) Python
5 3 (1.15%) C
6 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
6 2 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 74 (28.35%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (22.61%) CCNA
3 38 (14.56%) CCNP
4 18 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (6.90%) Security Cleared
5 16 (6.13%) CCIE
6 12 (4.60%) MCSE
7 9 (3.45%) MCP
7 9 (3.45%) CISSP
7 9 (3.45%) CISA
7 9 (3.45%) CISM
7 9 (3.45%) PCI QSA
8 8 (3.07%) MCSA
9 7 (2.68%) Degree
9 7 (2.68%) SC Cleared
9 7 (2.68%) MCITP
10 5 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.53%) MCTS
11 4 (1.53%) JNCIA
11 4 (1.53%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 9 (3.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 9 (3.45%) COBIT
3 8 (3.07%) PCI DSS
4 7 (2.68%) SLA
4 7 (2.68%) QA
System Software
1 47 (18.01%) Active Directory
2 30 (11.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.75%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.92%) VMware ESX
4 5 (1.92%) vCloud
5 4 (1.53%) XenApp
6 3 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.77%) Xen
7 2 (0.77%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.77%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.77%) vSphere
7 2 (0.77%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.38%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (7.66%) CiscoWorks
1 20 (7.66%) HP NNM
2 7 (2.68%) Netcool
2 7 (2.68%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 6 (2.30%) WSUS
3 6 (2.30%) SCCM
4 5 (1.92%) SCOM
5 3 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.77%) Cacti
6 2 (0.77%) SmokePing
6 2 (0.77%) Nagios
7 1 (0.38%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 126 (48.28%) Cisco
2 64 (24.52%) Microsoft
3 58 (22.22%) Juniper
4 52 (19.92%) VMware
5 50 (19.16%) F5
6 37 (14.18%) CheckPoint
7 32 (12.26%) HP
8 23 (8.81%) Citrix
9 12 (4.60%) EMC
10 9 (3.45%) Red Hat
10 9 (3.45%) Blue Coat
10 9 (3.45%) Riverbed
11 7 (2.68%) Oracle
11 7 (2.68%) Fujitsu
11 7 (2.68%) Meridio
12 6 (2.30%) Mitel
12 6 (2.30%) NetApp
13 5 (1.92%) Apple
14 4 (1.53%) Aruba
14 4 (1.53%) MobileIron
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + £20k bonus
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Negotiable upon Application
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Salary: Negotiable upon Application
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Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + benefits.
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Salary: £40,000 per annum plus 10% bonus
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