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 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 98 35 82
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +47
Permanent jobs citing WAN 89 296 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.58% 5.76% 3.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.17% 22.09% 10.83%
Number of salaries quoted 70 264 138
Median salary £48,750 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,737 £32,500 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £65,000 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
797 1340 1570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.09% 26.08% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 596 1087 1023
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 24 February 2017.

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 24 February 2017. 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 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 -14 29 £40,750 -0.60% 3
Bracknell -30 18 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Maidenhead -28 10 £42,925 -28.45%
Slough +21 5 £52,500 +123.40%
Wokingham +1 5 £35,500 -
Newbury +1 5 £47,500 -1.04%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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.

1 189 (85.91%) LAN
2 121 (55.00%) Firewall
3 97 (44.09%) Cisco
4 90 (40.91%) Windows
5 78 (35.45%) VMware
6 73 (33.18%) Cisco Certification
7 70 (31.82%) Active Directory
8 67 (30.45%) VMware Infrastructure
9 58 (26.36%) Microsoft
10 56 (25.45%) ITIL
11 52 (23.64%) TCP/IP
11 52 (23.64%) Windows Server
12 51 (23.18%) CCNA
13 47 (21.36%) DNS
13 47 (21.36%) Hyper-V
14 42 (19.09%) Microsoft Certification
15 40 (18.18%) MS Exchange
16 38 (17.27%) MCSE
16 38 (17.27%) Presales
17 37 (16.82%) Windows Server 2008
18 36 (16.36%) DHCP
19 35 (15.91%) SQL Server
20 33 (15.00%) Juniper
20 33 (15.00%) Wireless
21 32 (14.55%) VPN
22 30 (13.64%) MS Excel
23 28 (12.73%) Linux
23 28 (12.73%) Oracle
23 28 (12.73%) Network Design
24 27 (12.27%) VLAN

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 40 (18.18%) MS Exchange
2 14 (6.36%) IIS
2 14 (6.36%) Skype for Business
2 14 (6.36%) WebLogic
3 13 (5.91%) Apache
3 13 (5.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (5.91%) Tomcat
4 12 (5.45%) IBM Notes
4 12 (5.45%) WebSphere
5 7 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 30 (13.64%) MS Excel
2 12 (5.45%) MS Office
3 6 (2.73%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.82%) Office 365
2 25 (11.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (7.27%) SaaS
5 13 (5.91%) IaaS
6 12 (5.45%) PaaS
7 2 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.45%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.45%) AWS CloudTrail
8 1 (0.45%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.45%) G Suite
8 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 189 (85.91%) LAN
2 121 (55.00%) Firewall
3 52 (23.64%) TCP/IP
4 47 (21.36%) DNS
5 36 (16.36%) DHCP
6 33 (15.00%) Wireless
7 32 (14.55%) VPN
8 27 (12.27%) VLAN
9 26 (11.82%) VoIP
10 21 (9.55%) SAN
11 17 (7.73%) MPLS
11 17 (7.73%) Network Security
12 16 (7.27%) OSPF
12 16 (7.27%) SSH
13 15 (6.82%) NAS
14 14 (6.36%) BGP
14 14 (6.36%) Intrusion Detection
14 14 (6.36%) SSL
14 14 (6.36%) WLAN
15 13 (5.91%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (15.91%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (0.91%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (0.45%) Couchbase
4 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.45%) DB2
4 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.45%) MySQL
4 1 (0.45%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (4.09%) JIRA
2 1 (0.45%) JMeter
2 1 (0.45%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.45%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (10.91%) Finance
2 16 (7.27%) Legal
2 16 (7.27%) Retail
3 12 (5.45%) French Language
4 9 (4.09%) German Language
4 9 (4.09%) Portuguese Language
4 9 (4.09%) Spanish Language
4 9 (4.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Billing
6 1 (0.45%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (26.36%) Network Engineer
2 53 (24.09%) Support Engineer
3 36 (16.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 35 (15.91%) Architect
5 22 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 22 (10.00%) Cloud Architect
6 21 (9.55%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 21 (9.55%) Infrastructure Support
7 19 (8.64%) Solutions Architect
7 19 (8.64%) Technical Support
8 18 (8.18%) Analyst
8 18 (8.18%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 18 (8.18%) Technical Engineer
9 16 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support
9 16 (7.27%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 16 (7.27%) Technical Support Engineer
10 13 (5.91%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (5.91%) Network Support
11 12 (5.45%) Data Centre Architect
11 12 (5.45%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.55%) Web Services
2 10 (4.55%) Regular Expression
3 8 (3.64%) Middleware
4 4 (1.82%) .NET
5 3 (1.36%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.91%) IBM Integration Bus
7 1 (0.45%) HTML
7 1 (0.45%) HTML5
7 1 (0.45%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (11.82%) Data Centre
2 21 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (7.27%) Driving Licence
4 12 (5.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 10 (4.55%) Computer Science
5 10 (4.55%) PKI
6 8 (3.64%) e-Health
7 6 (2.73%) FlexPod
8 4 (1.82%) Clustering
8 4 (1.82%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 3 (1.36%) iPad
9 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.36%) Security Operations Centre
9 3 (1.36%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.91%) Social Network
10 2 (0.91%) User Experience
11 1 (0.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 90 (40.91%) Windows
2 52 (23.64%) Windows Server
3 37 (16.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 28 (12.73%) Linux
5 22 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 22 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (8.64%) Unix
7 13 (5.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (5.45%) Mac OS
8 12 (5.45%) Windows NT
9 5 (2.27%) Windows 10
10 4 (1.82%) Windows 8
11 3 (1.36%) CentOS
12 2 (0.91%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.45%) Debian
13 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (25.45%) ITIL
2 38 (17.27%) Presales
3 28 (12.73%) Network Design
4 22 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
5 20 (9.09%) Migration
6 18 (8.18%) Business Continuity
6 18 (8.18%) Change Control
6 18 (8.18%) High Availability
7 14 (6.36%) Customer Requirements
7 14 (6.36%) Service Delivery
8 13 (5.91%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (5.91%) Mentoring
9 12 (5.45%) Data Migration
9 12 (5.45%) OWASP
9 12 (5.45%) Transition Management
10 11 (5.00%) Network Management
11 10 (4.55%) Data Protection
11 10 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (4.55%) Load Balancing
12 9 (4.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (10.45%) SQL
2 17 (7.73%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.00%) Bash Shell
3 11 (5.00%) Python
4 4 (1.82%) VB
5 2 (0.91%) C#
5 2 (0.91%) Java
6 1 (0.45%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.45%) Perl
6 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 73 (33.18%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (23.18%) CCNA
3 42 (19.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 38 (17.27%) MCSE
5 26 (11.82%) CCNP
6 21 (9.55%) Degree
7 14 (6.36%) CISSP
7 14 (6.36%) ITIL Certification
7 14 (6.36%) MCSA
7 14 (6.36%) Security Cleared
8 13 (5.91%) CCIE
8 13 (5.91%) SC Cleared
9 12 (5.45%) CCDP
9 12 (5.45%) CEH
10 11 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (4.09%) DV Cleared
12 8 (3.64%) CompTIA Security+
12 8 (3.64%) MCSD
12 8 (3.64%) Security+ Certification
13 7 (3.18%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.00%) SLA
2 5 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.45%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) SDET
System Software
1 70 (31.82%) Active Directory
2 67 (30.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 47 (21.36%) Hyper-V
4 10 (4.55%) Samba
5 8 (3.64%) XenApp
6 6 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (2.73%) vSphere
7 5 (2.27%) Virtual Desktop
8 4 (1.82%) FreeRADIUS
9 3 (1.36%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.91%) Firmware
10 2 (0.91%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
11 1 (0.45%) Xen
11 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (5.00%) SCCM
2 4 (1.82%) Nessus
2 4 (1.82%) Nmap
2 4 (1.82%) vMotion
3 3 (1.36%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.36%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.36%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (0.91%) Nagios
4 2 (0.91%) Oracle Identity Management
4 2 (0.91%) WSUS
5 1 (0.45%) Ansible
5 1 (0.45%) CA Spectrum
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.45%) Puppet
5 1 (0.45%) SCOM
5 1 (0.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 97 (44.09%) Cisco
2 78 (35.45%) VMware
3 58 (26.36%) Microsoft
4 33 (15.00%) Juniper
5 28 (12.73%) Oracle
6 19 (8.64%) Citrix
6 19 (8.64%) NetApp
7 12 (5.45%) BMC
7 12 (5.45%) HP
7 12 (5.45%) Lotus
7 12 (5.45%) Novell
7 12 (5.45%) PlateSpin
8 11 (5.00%) CheckPoint
8 11 (5.00%) Fortinet
9 10 (4.55%) CenturyLink
9 10 (4.55%) GENBAND
10 9 (4.09%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (4.09%) Splunk
11 8 (3.64%) Dell KACE
11 8 (3.64%) F5
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