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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 33 78 91
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 315 173 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.17% 3.16% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.61% 10.89% 10.37%
Number of salaries quoted 285 139 143
Average salary £47,500 £45,750 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.82% +0.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+8.97% +2.63%
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
1334 1588 1553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.13% 29.02% 28.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1030 1113
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 February 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
(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 92 £41,000 -13.68% 9
Bracknell +39 81 £45,000 -15.17% 5
Maidenhead +33 61 £60,000 +9.09%
Slough -10 17 £23,500 -57.27% 3
Newbury +8 11 £48,000 +24.67% 1
Ascot - 1 - -
Windsor - 1 £35,000 - 2
Wokingham - 1 £32,500 - 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 429 (82.66%) LAN
2 336 (64.74%) Firewall
3 293 (56.45%) Cisco
4 218 (42.00%) VMware
5 206 (39.69%) Cisco Certification
6 195 (37.57%) Windows
7 189 (36.42%) Microsoft
8 166 (31.98%) Active Directory
9 163 (31.41%) Windows Server
10 133 (25.63%) CCNP
11 131 (25.24%) Linux
11 131 (25.24%) Data Centre
12 121 (23.31%) Juniper
13 115 (22.16%) ITIL
14 114 (21.97%) MS Exchange
15 109 (21.00%) MS Excel
16 107 (20.62%) BGP
16 107 (20.62%) Windows Server 2012
17 104 (20.04%) SQL
18 103 (19.85%) MPLS
19 97 (18.69%) VPN
20 92 (17.73%) CCNA
20 92 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
21 90 (17.34%) Exchange Server 2010
22 83 (15.99%) Wireless
23 82 (15.80%) Exchange Server 2013
24 79 (15.22%) TCP/IP
25 73 (14.07%) VMware ESXi
26 71 (13.68%) OSPF
27 69 (13.29%) Windows Server 2008

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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
1 114 (21.97%) MS Exchange
2 90 (17.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 82 (15.80%) Exchange Server 2013
4 30 (5.78%) Skype for Business
5 11 (2.12%) SharePoint
6 10 (1.93%) OpenStack
7 8 (1.54%) Apache
7 8 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
8 7 (1.35%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
9 6 (1.16%) IIS
10 5 (0.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 4 (0.77%) JBoss
11 4 (0.77%) nginx
12 3 (0.58%) CMS
12 3 (0.58%) MS Project Server
13 1 (0.19%) GroupWise
Applications
1 109 (21.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.66%) MS Office
3 5 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.96%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.58%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.19%) SAP CCM
3 1 (0.19%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 68 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (10.79%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (3.47%) IaaS
4 16 (3.08%) Office 365
5 8 (1.54%) PaaS
5 8 (1.54%) SaaS
6 1 (0.19%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 429 (82.66%) LAN
2 336 (64.74%) Firewall
3 107 (20.62%) BGP
4 103 (19.85%) MPLS
5 97 (18.69%) VPN
6 83 (15.99%) Wireless
7 79 (15.22%) TCP/IP
8 71 (13.68%) OSPF
9 68 (13.10%) VoIP
10 53 (10.21%) DNS
11 45 (8.67%) Internet
12 43 (8.29%) Cisco ASA
12 43 (8.29%) IPsec
12 43 (8.29%) SSL
13 39 (7.51%) VLAN
14 38 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
14 38 (7.32%) EIGRP
15 36 (6.94%) Wi-Fi
16 31 (5.97%) DHCP
17 29 (5.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (8.48%) SQL Server
2 7 (1.35%) NoSQL
2 7 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.16%) RDBMS
3 6 (1.16%) Relational Database
4 5 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.39%) Big Data
5 2 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.19%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (0.77%) Subversion
2 2 (0.39%) ClearCase
2 2 (0.39%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.39%) JIRA
2 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
General
1 63 (12.14%) Telecoms
2 52 (10.02%) Finance
3 20 (3.85%) Banking
4 13 (2.50%) Marketing
5 12 (2.31%) Retail
6 10 (1.93%) Manufacturing
6 10 (1.93%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (1.93%) Publishing
7 9 (1.73%) Advertising
8 6 (1.16%) Legal
9 4 (0.77%) Brand Awareness
10 3 (0.58%) Back Office
10 3 (0.58%) Electronics
10 3 (0.58%) French Language
10 3 (0.58%) German Language
10 3 (0.58%) Portuguese Language
10 3 (0.58%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.39%) Billing
Job Titles
1 145 (27.94%) Network Engineer
2 119 (22.93%) Support Engineer
3 59 (11.37%) Senior Network Engineer
4 48 (9.25%) Cisco Engineer
4 48 (9.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 46 (8.86%) Architect
6 44 (8.48%) VMware Engineer
7 40 (7.71%) Technical Engineer
8 39 (7.51%) Network Support
9 36 (6.94%) Administrator
9 36 (6.94%) Technical Support
10 35 (6.74%) Technical Support Engineer
11 34 (6.55%) Senior IT Support
11 34 (6.55%) Senior Support Engineer
12 33 (6.36%) Network Support Engineer
13 31 (5.97%) Analyst
14 28 (5.39%) Solutions Architect
14 28 (5.39%) VMware Support Engineer
14 28 (5.39%) Windows Engineer
15 27 (5.20%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (8.48%) Middleware
2 12 (2.31%) 802.1X
3 10 (1.93%) .NET
4 9 (1.73%) Web Services
5 7 (1.35%) ZeroMQ
6 6 (1.16%) XMPP
7 4 (0.77%) Regular Expression
7 4 (0.77%) XML
8 1 (0.19%) COM
8 1 (0.19%) HTML
8 1 (0.19%) ISPF
8 1 (0.19%) J2EE
8 1 (0.19%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 131 (25.24%) Data Centre
2 41 (7.90%) Analytical Skills
3 21 (4.05%) Hybrid Cloud
4 17 (3.28%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.28%) Private Cloud
5 13 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 9 (1.73%) Data Integration
6 9 (1.73%) Driving Licence
6 9 (1.73%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 6 (1.16%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.77%) PMI
9 4 (0.77%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.58%) EPoS
11 2 (0.39%) Mainframe
11 2 (0.39%) Physics
11 2 (0.39%) Replication
12 1 (0.19%) BBC
12 1 (0.19%) PDA
12 1 (0.19%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 195 (37.57%) Windows
2 163 (31.41%) Windows Server
3 131 (25.24%) Linux
4 107 (20.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 69 (13.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (12.14%) Windows Server 2003
7 33 (6.36%) Unix
8 26 (5.01%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (3.08%) CentOS
10 13 (2.50%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.77%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.39%) Windows 2000
12 2 (0.39%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (22.16%) ITIL
2 59 (11.37%) Migration
3 50 (9.63%) Presales
4 47 (9.06%) Fault Management
5 38 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
6 37 (7.13%) Disaster Recovery
7 35 (6.74%) Network Management
8 32 (6.17%) Service Management
9 27 (5.20%) Information Security
10 24 (4.62%) Logistics
11 22 (4.24%) Project Management
12 21 (4.05%) Risk Analysis
13 20 (3.85%) Load Balancing
14 19 (3.66%) Open Source
15 17 (3.28%) Change Control
15 17 (3.28%) Change Management
15 17 (3.28%) CRM
16 15 (2.89%) Network Design
16 15 (2.89%) Problem Management
17 13 (2.50%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 104 (20.04%) SQL
2 40 (7.71%) PowerShell
3 32 (6.17%) Ruby
4 28 (5.39%) Perl
5 17 (3.28%) Python
6 14 (2.70%) C
6 14 (2.70%) Java
7 12 (2.31%) Bash Shell
8 7 (1.35%) C++
9 6 (1.16%) Shell Script
10 4 (0.77%) C#
11 1 (0.19%) JavaScript
11 1 (0.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 206 (39.69%) Cisco Certification
2 133 (25.63%) CCNP
3 92 (17.73%) CCNA
4 63 (12.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (9.83%) CCIE
6 41 (7.90%) SC Cleared
6 41 (7.90%) Security Cleared
7 39 (7.51%) Degree
7 39 (7.51%) MCSE
8 25 (4.82%) MCSA
9 21 (4.05%) MCSD
10 14 (2.70%) CCVP
10 14 (2.70%) JNCIP
11 12 (2.31%) MCTS
12 10 (1.93%) CCNP Voice
13 9 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
13 9 (1.73%) MCITP
14 8 (1.54%) CEH
14 8 (1.54%) CISSP
14 8 (1.54%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (11.18%) SLA
2 4 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.58%) COBIT
3 3 (0.58%) COSO
3 3 (0.58%) QA
3 3 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 166 (31.98%) Active Directory
2 92 (17.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 73 (14.07%) VMware ESXi
4 55 (10.60%) Hyper-V
5 30 (5.78%) VMware ESX
6 29 (5.59%) vSphere
7 8 (1.54%) iptables
7 8 (1.54%) VMware Workstation
8 6 (1.16%) Firmware
9 4 (0.77%) XenApp
10 3 (0.58%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.19%) NFS
11 1 (0.19%) Samba
11 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 39 (7.51%) Puppet
2 29 (5.59%) SCCM
3 24 (4.62%) SCOM
4 23 (4.43%) SCVMM
4 23 (4.43%) Windows Intune
5 11 (2.12%) Cacti
6 10 (1.93%) Backup Exec
7 9 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
8 8 (1.54%) Cisco UCCE
8 8 (1.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 7 (1.35%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (1.35%) Nmap
10 6 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
11 4 (0.77%) Nagios
11 4 (0.77%) Nessus
12 2 (0.39%) CFEngine
12 2 (0.39%) CiscoWorks
13 1 (0.19%) CA Spectrum
13 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
13 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 293 (56.45%) Cisco
2 218 (42.00%) VMware
3 189 (36.42%) Microsoft
4 121 (23.31%) Juniper
5 49 (9.44%) CheckPoint
6 47 (9.06%) Oracle
7 43 (8.29%) F5
8 38 (7.32%) HP
9 36 (6.94%) Red Hat
10 31 (5.97%) Nortel
11 30 (5.78%) RightScale
12 22 (4.24%) Citrix
13 19 (3.66%) Avaya
14 18 (3.47%) Riverbed
15 17 (3.28%) Aruba
16 16 (3.08%) Symantec
17 15 (2.89%) EMC
17 15 (2.89%) Fortinet
17 15 (2.89%) NetScout
18 14 (2.70%) Palo Alto
Bracknell, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: £30,000 per annum plus 20% shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50,000 to £60,000 base salary plus 10% bonus plus benefits.
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum + Excellent benefits - see advert
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Annual Bonus, OCA, Overtime + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
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Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
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Bracknell, Berkshire
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
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Posted: 5 days ago
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Vodafone
Posted: 5 days ago
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Reading
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
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Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
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Berkshire
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Slough
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