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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 73 52 104
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +52
Permanent jobs citing WAN 158 238 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.57% 4.76% 2.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.54% 17.96% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 133 195 112
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,100 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
1087 1325 1640
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.53% 26.48% 29.68%
Number of salaries quoted 830 879 957
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 26 July 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 26 July 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 -17 71 £38,500 -3.75% 5
Bracknell -1 34 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Slough +11 18 £52,500 +72.13% 4
Maidenhead -22 7 £57,500 +4.54%
Newbury +1 2 £32,500 -35.00% 1
Windsor -4 1 £40,000 +14.28%
Wokingham -14 1 £37,500 +29.31%
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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.

1 358 (85.04%) LAN
2 249 (59.14%) Cisco
3 235 (55.82%) Firewall
4 217 (51.54%) Cisco Certification
5 167 (39.67%) Windows
6 152 (36.10%) VMware
7 117 (27.79%) CCNA
8 115 (27.32%) Active Directory
8 115 (27.32%) VPN
9 112 (26.60%) Windows Server
10 110 (26.13%) MPLS
11 108 (25.65%) Microsoft
12 107 (25.42%) TCP/IP
13 104 (24.70%) CCNP
13 104 (24.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 103 (24.47%) Linux
14 103 (24.47%) Wireless
15 98 (23.28%) Data Centre
16 92 (21.85%) SQL
17 88 (20.90%) VoIP
18 84 (19.95%) Juniper
19 81 (19.24%) BGP
20 79 (18.76%) MS Excel
21 76 (18.05%) Microsoft Certification
22 69 (16.39%) SQL Server
23 66 (15.68%) MS Exchange
24 64 (15.20%) ITIL
24 64 (15.20%) OSPF
25 56 (13.30%) Citrix
26 54 (12.83%) Telecoms

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 66 (15.68%) MS Exchange
2 49 (11.64%) Skype for Business
3 40 (9.50%) IIS
4 31 (7.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 26 (6.18%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (2.85%) Elasticsearch
8 11 (2.61%) Apache
9 6 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
9 6 (1.43%) IBM Notes
10 5 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 5 (1.19%) SharePoint
10 5 (1.19%) Tomcat
10 5 (1.19%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.19%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.71%) GroupWise
11 3 (0.71%) nginx
12 2 (0.48%) JBoss
13 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 79 (18.76%) MS Excel
2 26 (6.18%) MS Office
3 16 (3.80%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 35 (8.31%) Office 365
2 24 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (5.23%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (2.38%) IaaS
5 3 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 358 (85.04%) LAN
2 235 (55.82%) Firewall
3 115 (27.32%) VPN
4 110 (26.13%) MPLS
5 107 (25.42%) TCP/IP
6 103 (24.47%) Wireless
7 88 (20.90%) VoIP
8 81 (19.24%) BGP
9 64 (15.20%) OSPF
10 54 (12.83%) SAN
11 50 (11.88%) Network Security
12 45 (10.69%) Cisco ASA
12 45 (10.69%) DNS
12 45 (10.69%) Internet
13 32 (7.60%) DHCP
14 30 (7.13%) EIGRP
14 30 (7.13%) Ethernet
15 29 (6.89%) Cisco Nexus
16 27 (6.41%) IPsec
16 27 (6.41%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (16.39%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.85%) Relational Database
3 10 (2.38%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.66%) Big Data
5 5 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.71%) Hadoop
6 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle Database 12c
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.48%) MySQL
7 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
7 2 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (0.95%) ClearCase
1 4 (0.95%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.95%) Jenkins
1 4 (0.95%) JIRA
1 4 (0.95%) Subversion
1 4 (0.95%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.24%) JMeter
2 1 (0.24%) LoadRunner
2 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio
General
1 54 (12.83%) Telecoms
2 45 (10.69%) Finance
3 17 (4.04%) Manufacturing
4 10 (2.38%) Marketing
5 8 (1.90%) Retail
6 6 (1.43%) Legal
7 5 (1.19%) Games
8 4 (0.95%) Brand Awareness
9 3 (0.71%) Electronics
9 3 (0.71%) French Language
9 3 (0.71%) German Language
9 3 (0.71%) Portuguese Language
9 3 (0.71%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.48%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 101 (23.99%) Network Engineer
2 90 (21.38%) Support Engineer
3 56 (13.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 41 (9.74%) Technical Support
5 34 (8.08%) Consultant
6 32 (7.60%) Cisco Engineer
7 31 (7.36%) Network Support
8 30 (7.13%) Network Consultant
8 30 (7.13%) Senior Network Engineer
8 30 (7.13%) Technical Engineer
8 30 (7.13%) VMware Engineer
9 28 (6.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 26 (6.18%) Cisco Consultant
10 26 (6.18%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 26 (6.18%) Technical Support Engineer
11 25 (5.94%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 25 (5.94%) Analyst
11 25 (5.94%) Network Support Engineer
12 22 (5.23%) 3rd Line Support
12 22 (5.23%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (4.28%) 802.1X
2 15 (3.56%) Regular Expression
2 15 (3.56%) Web Services
3 13 (3.09%) Middleware
4 10 (2.38%) .NET
5 8 (1.90%) ZeroMQ
6 3 (0.71%) Oracle GoldenGate
7 2 (0.48%) HTML
7 2 (0.48%) XML
8 1 (0.24%) HTML5
8 1 (0.24%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 98 (23.28%) Data Centre
2 35 (8.31%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (5.70%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.99%) Computer Science
4 21 (4.99%) Replication
5 19 (4.51%) Statistics
5 19 (4.51%) Virtual Team
6 17 (4.04%) Private Cloud
7 16 (3.80%) Video Conferencing
8 15 (3.56%) Fat Client
8 15 (3.56%) Thin Client
9 12 (2.85%) Driving Licence
9 12 (2.85%) IVR
10 10 (2.38%) Client/Server
11 9 (2.14%) Cryptography
11 9 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (2.14%) PKI
12 6 (1.43%) PMI
13 4 (0.95%) Data Protection Act
13 4 (0.95%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 167 (39.67%) Windows
2 112 (26.60%) Windows Server
3 103 (24.47%) Linux
4 48 (11.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (9.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 37 (8.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (5.70%) Unix
8 13 (3.09%) Windows 7
8 13 (3.09%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (2.38%) CentOS
10 6 (1.43%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.19%) Mac OS
11 5 (1.19%) Windows 10
11 5 (1.19%) Windows NT
12 3 (0.71%) Debian
12 3 (0.71%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.48%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (15.20%) ITIL
2 48 (11.40%) Presales
3 35 (8.31%) Network Monitoring
4 31 (7.36%) Migration
5 29 (6.89%) Network Design
6 28 (6.65%) Change Control
7 27 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 26 (6.18%) Load Balancing
8 26 (6.18%) Project Management
9 24 (5.70%) Mentoring
10 17 (4.04%) Change Management
10 17 (4.04%) Fault Management
11 16 (3.80%) Network Management
12 15 (3.56%) High Availability
12 15 (3.56%) Root Cause Analysis
12 15 (3.56%) Service Delivery
12 15 (3.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 14 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
14 12 (2.85%) Information Security
14 12 (2.85%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 92 (21.85%) SQL
2 33 (7.84%) PowerShell
3 16 (3.80%) C
4 11 (2.61%) Perl
5 10 (2.38%) C#
6 9 (2.14%) Python
7 8 (1.90%) Shell Script
8 6 (1.43%) Java
9 5 (1.19%) Ruby
10 4 (0.95%) C++
11 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.24%) JavaScript
12 1 (0.24%) PHP
12 1 (0.24%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 217 (51.54%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (27.79%) CCNA
3 104 (24.70%) CCNP
4 76 (18.05%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (12.59%) MCSE
6 45 (10.69%) CCIE
7 38 (9.03%) Degree
8 28 (6.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 27 (6.41%) MCSA
10 24 (5.70%) Security Cleared
11 23 (5.46%) MCITP
12 21 (4.99%) RHCA
13 20 (4.75%) RHCSA
14 19 (4.51%) SC Cleared
15 17 (4.04%) CISSP
16 15 (3.56%) CCDP
16 15 (3.56%) CCVP
17 10 (2.38%) CCSP
17 10 (2.38%) JNCIA
18 9 (2.14%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.94%) SLA
2 16 (3.80%) PCI DSS
3 12 (2.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.95%) HIPAA
6 3 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 115 (27.32%) Active Directory
2 104 (24.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 38 (9.03%) vSphere
4 35 (8.31%) VMware ESXi
5 31 (7.36%) XenApp
6 27 (6.41%) Hyper-V
7 11 (2.61%) Virtual Desktop
8 9 (2.14%) VMware ESX
9 6 (1.43%) Firmware
9 6 (1.43%) Samba
10 5 (1.19%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.19%) XenServer
11 4 (0.95%) DFS Replication
11 4 (0.95%) Terminal Server
11 4 (0.95%) VMware Workstation
12 3 (0.71%) Oracle RAC
12 3 (0.71%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
14 1 (0.24%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.24%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (3.09%) SCCM
2 11 (2.61%) Nmap
3 8 (1.90%) Backup Exec
3 8 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (1.90%) Nessus
3 8 (1.90%) SCOM
3 8 (1.90%) SCVMM
3 8 (1.90%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (1.66%) Nagios
5 6 (1.43%) Cacti
5 6 (1.43%) SmokePing
6 5 (1.19%) Puppet
7 4 (0.95%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 4 (0.95%) WSUS
8 3 (0.71%) AirWatch
8 3 (0.71%) Data Guard
8 3 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
9 1 (0.24%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.24%) QRadar
Vendors
1 249 (59.14%) Cisco
2 152 (36.10%) VMware
3 108 (25.65%) Microsoft
4 84 (19.95%) Juniper
5 56 (13.30%) Citrix
6 51 (12.11%) F5
7 41 (9.74%) CheckPoint
8 37 (8.79%) Oracle
8 37 (8.79%) Red Hat
9 36 (8.55%) Avaya
10 24 (5.70%) Mitel
11 22 (5.23%) HP
12 21 (4.99%) NEC
13 18 (4.28%) NetScout
14 16 (3.80%) SolarWinds
15 15 (3.56%) Palo Alto
16 14 (3.33%) Aruba
17 12 (2.85%) Brocade
18 10 (2.38%) EMC
19 9 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: 35,000-45,000 plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Posted: Yesterday
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