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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 77 63 100
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +37
Permanent jobs citing WAN 145 215 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.39% 4.04% 2.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.51% 17.13% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 129 151 109
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,300 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
1073 1255 1815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.09% 23.56% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 778 929 978
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 30 September 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 30 September 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 -8 53 £38,500 -23.00% 6
Bracknell 0 26 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Slough +1 19 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Maidenhead +1 9 £52,500 -21.05% 1
Newbury +2 3 £32,500 -35.00% 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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.

1 287 (90.82%) LAN
2 177 (56.01%) Cisco
3 168 (53.16%) Cisco Certification
4 144 (45.57%) Firewall
5 142 (44.94%) Windows
6 124 (39.24%) VMware
7 119 (37.66%) CCNA
8 100 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 98 (31.01%) Active Directory
10 91 (28.80%) Microsoft
10 91 (28.80%) TCP/IP
11 88 (27.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 80 (25.32%) Wireless
13 78 (24.68%) Linux
14 73 (23.10%) Windows Server
15 71 (22.47%) Citrix
16 66 (20.89%) MCSE
17 64 (20.25%) VPN
18 63 (19.94%) ITIL
19 62 (19.62%) SQL
20 60 (18.99%) VoIP
20 60 (18.99%) Juniper
21 59 (18.67%) MS Exchange
22 58 (18.35%) MS Excel
23 55 (17.41%) DNS
24 54 (17.09%) CCNP
25 53 (16.77%) MPLS
26 52 (16.46%) Internet
26 52 (16.46%) Finance
27 49 (15.51%) SQL Server

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 59 (18.67%) MS Exchange
2 42 (13.29%) IIS
2 42 (13.29%) Skype for Business
3 15 (4.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (3.48%) Apache
5 11 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (3.48%) WebSphere
6 9 (2.85%) IBM Notes
6 9 (2.85%) WebLogic
7 8 (2.53%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (2.53%) Tomcat
8 4 (1.27%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 1 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 58 (18.35%) MS Excel
2 20 (6.33%) MS Office
3 13 (4.11%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (15.51%) Office 365
2 22 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (5.70%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (3.16%) IaaS
5 6 (1.90%) SaaS
6 2 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 287 (90.82%) LAN
2 144 (45.57%) Firewall
3 91 (28.80%) TCP/IP
4 80 (25.32%) Wireless
5 64 (20.25%) VPN
6 60 (18.99%) VoIP
7 55 (17.41%) DNS
8 53 (16.77%) MPLS
9 52 (16.46%) Internet
10 39 (12.34%) Network Security
11 38 (12.03%) DHCP
12 35 (11.08%) OSPF
13 34 (10.76%) BGP
14 30 (9.49%) SAN
15 23 (7.28%) PBX
16 21 (6.65%) Ethernet
17 20 (6.33%) Intranet
18 19 (6.01%) Cisco ASA
19 15 (4.75%) NAS
20 13 (4.11%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (15.51%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.43%) Relational Database
3 7 (2.22%) Big Data
3 7 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 3 (0.95%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.27%) JMeter
1 4 (1.27%) LoadRunner
1 4 (1.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.32%) JIRA
General
1 52 (16.46%) Finance
2 38 (12.03%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.22%) French Language
4 4 (1.27%) Games
4 4 (1.27%) German Language
4 4 (1.27%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.27%) Portuguese Language
4 4 (1.27%) Spanish Language
5 3 (0.95%) Legal
6 2 (0.63%) Back Office
6 2 (0.63%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.63%) Retail
7 1 (0.32%) Automotive
7 1 (0.32%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 80 (25.32%) Support Engineer
2 69 (21.84%) Network Engineer
3 67 (21.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 41 (12.97%) Technical Support
5 28 (8.86%) Infrastructure Support
5 28 (8.86%) Technical Engineer
6 26 (8.23%) 3rd Line Support
7 25 (7.91%) Technical Support Engineer
8 24 (7.59%) Analyst
8 24 (7.59%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 23 (7.28%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 21 (6.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 21 (6.65%) Network Support
11 20 (6.33%) LAN Engineer
11 20 (6.33%) LAN/WAN Engineer
11 20 (6.33%) WAN Engineer
12 19 (6.01%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (6.01%) Network Support Engineer
12 19 (6.01%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 18 (5.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.38%) Web Services
2 14 (4.43%) 802.1X
3 13 (4.11%) Regular Expression
4 7 (2.22%) .NET
5 5 (1.58%) ZeroMQ
6 4 (1.27%) HTML
6 4 (1.27%) HTML5
7 3 (0.95%) Middleware
8 1 (0.32%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 40 (12.66%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (11.71%) Data Centre
3 22 (6.96%) Statistics
4 16 (5.06%) Computer Science
4 16 (5.06%) Virtual Team
5 15 (4.75%) Fat Client
5 15 (4.75%) Replication
5 15 (4.75%) Thin Client
6 14 (4.43%) Management Information System
6 14 (4.43%) PKI
7 12 (3.80%) Cryptography
8 11 (3.48%) IVR
9 10 (3.16%) Client/Server
10 9 (2.85%) Enterprise Software
11 8 (2.53%) Driving Licence
12 6 (1.90%) e-Health
12 6 (1.90%) PMI
12 6 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
13 3 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 2 (0.63%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 142 (44.94%) Windows
2 78 (24.68%) Linux
3 73 (23.10%) Windows Server
4 47 (14.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 36 (11.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (6.01%) Unix
6 19 (6.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (5.70%) Windows 7
8 10 (3.16%) Windows Server 2003
9 8 (2.53%) Mac OS
9 8 (2.53%) Windows NT
10 7 (2.22%) Windows 10
11 6 (1.90%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.58%) CentOS
13 3 (0.95%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.63%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.32%) Debian
15 1 (0.32%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.32%) Solaris
15 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (19.94%) ITIL
2 42 (13.29%) Change Control
3 38 (12.03%) Network Monitoring
4 35 (11.08%) Mentoring
4 35 (11.08%) Network Design
5 31 (9.81%) Presales
6 26 (8.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 18 (5.70%) High Availability
7 18 (5.70%) Project Management
8 17 (5.38%) Load Balancing
8 17 (5.38%) Network Management
9 16 (5.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 15 (4.75%) Incident Management
11 13 (4.11%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (4.11%) Problem Management
11 13 (4.11%) Service Delivery
12 12 (3.80%) Change Management
12 12 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
13 11 (3.48%) GAP Analysis
14 10 (3.16%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (19.62%) SQL
2 37 (11.71%) PowerShell
3 11 (3.48%) C#
4 10 (3.16%) C
4 10 (3.16%) Python
5 6 (1.90%) Shell Script
6 4 (1.27%) Java
6 4 (1.27%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.95%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.95%) Perl
8 2 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.63%) VB
9 1 (0.32%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 168 (53.16%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (37.66%) CCNA
3 88 (27.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 66 (20.89%) MCSE
5 54 (17.09%) CCNP
6 39 (12.34%) MCSA
7 35 (11.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 29 (9.18%) Degree
9 28 (8.86%) RHCA
10 27 (8.54%) MCITP
10 27 (8.54%) RHCSA
11 20 (6.33%) CCIE
12 18 (5.70%) Security Cleared
13 15 (4.75%) CISSP
14 13 (4.11%) SC Cleared
15 11 (3.48%) CCVP
15 11 (3.48%) CEH
15 11 (3.48%) DV Cleared
16 10 (3.16%) JNCIE
17 9 (2.85%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (7.91%) PCI DSS
2 16 (5.06%) SLA
3 12 (3.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (3.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.27%) HIPAA
System Software
1 100 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
2 98 (31.01%) Active Directory
3 36 (11.39%) XenApp
4 34 (10.76%) vSphere
5 32 (10.13%) Hyper-V
6 20 (6.33%) Virtual Desktop
7 12 (3.80%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.53%) Firmware
9 7 (2.22%) Samba
10 5 (1.58%) XenDesktop
10 5 (1.58%) XenServer
11 4 (1.27%) DFS Replication
11 4 (1.27%) Terminal Server
11 4 (1.27%) VMware ESX
12 3 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.63%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (0.32%) ProxySG
14 1 (0.32%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 10 (3.16%) Nmap
2 8 (2.53%) SCCM
3 7 (2.22%) Nagios
3 7 (2.22%) Nessus
3 7 (2.22%) WSUS
4 6 (1.90%) Cacti
4 6 (1.90%) SmokePing
4 6 (1.90%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (1.58%) Backup Exec
6 4 (1.27%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
6 4 (1.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (0.63%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.63%) vMotion
8 1 (0.32%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.32%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.32%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.32%) Oracle Identity Management
8 1 (0.32%) QRadar
8 1 (0.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 177 (56.01%) Cisco
2 124 (39.24%) VMware
3 91 (28.80%) Microsoft
4 71 (22.47%) Citrix
5 60 (18.99%) Juniper
6 38 (12.03%) Red Hat
7 33 (10.44%) Oracle
8 31 (9.81%) Avaya
9 29 (9.18%) F5
10 23 (7.28%) Mitel
11 22 (6.96%) NEC
12 21 (6.65%) CheckPoint
13 14 (4.43%) SolarWinds
14 13 (4.11%) HP
15 10 (3.16%) NetScout
15 10 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (2.85%) Aruba
16 9 (2.85%) Lotus
17 8 (2.53%) Novell
18 7 (2.22%) EMC
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