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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 83 101 64
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -37
Permanent jobs citing WAN 166 138 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 2.98% 2.41% 4.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.07% 8.75% 12.92%
Number of salaries quoted 148 120 165
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
1499 1577 1656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.89% 27.54% 31.69%
Number of salaries quoted 966 1107 1254
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £28,350 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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 +4 82 £45,000 -4.25% 8
Maidenhead +18 19 £55,000 +27.90% 2
Slough +13 16 £54,500 +24.57% 3
Newbury +15 15 £40,750 +27.34%
Bracknell -4 13 £61,500 +40.57%
Windsor - 1 £47,500 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 280 (78.65%) LAN
2 188 (52.81%) Firewall
3 180 (50.56%) Cisco
4 174 (48.88%) Windows
5 152 (42.70%) Cisco Certification
6 122 (34.27%) VMware
7 97 (27.25%) ITIL
8 94 (26.40%) CCNA
9 90 (25.28%) Linux
10 86 (24.16%) TCP/IP
11 79 (22.19%) VPN
11 79 (22.19%) Active Directory
11 79 (22.19%) MPLS
12 72 (20.22%) Network Security
13 71 (19.94%) DNS
14 70 (19.66%) Microsoft
15 68 (19.10%) CCNP
16 63 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
17 62 (17.42%) Juniper
18 60 (16.85%) Citrix
18 60 (16.85%) VoIP
18 60 (16.85%) Wireless
19 59 (16.57%) MS Exchange
20 56 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
21 55 (15.45%) BGP
22 53 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
23 52 (14.61%) HP
24 51 (14.33%) Telecoms
24 51 (14.33%) OSPF
25 48 (13.48%) MS Excel

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 59 (16.57%) MS Exchange
2 43 (12.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 40 (11.24%) Lync
4 32 (8.99%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (4.49%) SharePoint
6 11 (3.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (1.69%) Apache
8 4 (1.12%) IBM Notes
9 3 (0.84%) IIS
9 3 (0.84%) nginx
9 3 (0.84%) Confluence
9 3 (0.84%) MediaWiki
10 2 (0.56%) CMS
10 2 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2003
10 2 (0.56%) JBoss
11 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 48 (13.48%) MS Excel
2 13 (3.65%) MS Office
3 7 (1.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (1.97%) Office 365
2 6 (1.69%) SaaS
3 3 (0.84%) PaaS
3 3 (0.84%) IaaS
4 2 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 280 (78.65%) LAN
2 188 (52.81%) Firewall
3 86 (24.16%) TCP/IP
4 79 (22.19%) VPN
4 79 (22.19%) MPLS
5 72 (20.22%) Network Security
6 71 (19.94%) DNS
7 60 (16.85%) VoIP
7 60 (16.85%) Wireless
8 55 (15.45%) BGP
9 51 (14.33%) OSPF
10 47 (13.20%) SAN
10 47 (13.20%) IPsec
11 45 (12.64%) DHCP
12 35 (9.83%) VLAN
13 30 (8.43%) Cisco ASA
14 28 (7.87%) SNMP
15 27 (7.58%) WLAN
16 25 (7.02%) Ethernet
17 24 (6.74%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.93%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.40%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (1.40%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (0.84%) MySQL
5 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.28%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.28%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 12 (3.37%) LoadRunner
2 6 (1.69%) JIRA
3 3 (0.84%) Selenium
3 3 (0.84%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.84%) WinRunner
3 3 (0.84%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.84%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.84%) Bugzilla
3 3 (0.84%) Subversion
3 3 (0.84%) MSTest
3 3 (0.84%) Hudson
3 3 (0.84%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.56%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 51 (14.33%) Telecoms
2 23 (6.46%) Finance
3 16 (4.49%) Manufacturing
4 12 (3.37%) Banking
5 7 (1.97%) Retail
6 3 (0.84%) Legal
7 1 (0.28%) Advertising
7 1 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 75 (21.07%) Network Engineer
2 60 (16.85%) Support Engineer
3 52 (14.61%) Consultant
4 29 (8.15%) Architect
5 26 (7.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 24 (6.74%) Analyst
6 24 (6.74%) Security Engineer
7 20 (5.62%) 3rd Line Support
8 18 (5.06%) Project Manager
8 18 (5.06%) Technical Support
9 15 (4.21%) Technical Consultant
9 15 (4.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 14 (3.93%) Infrastructure Manager
10 14 (3.93%) Technical Engineer
11 13 (3.65%) IT Project Manager
11 13 (3.65%) Senior Project Manager
11 13 (3.65%) Infrastructure Project Manager
11 13 (3.65%) Systems Engineer
11 13 (3.65%) Sales Consultant
11 13 (3.65%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.40%) .NET
2 3 (0.84%) Web Services
2 3 (0.84%) XML
2 3 (0.84%) HTML
2 3 (0.84%) LAMP
3 2 (0.56%) CGI
3 2 (0.56%) J2EE
4 1 (0.28%) ADO.NET
4 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.28%) CSS
4 1 (0.28%) XSLT
4 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.28%) OOXML
4 1 (0.28%) jQuery
4 1 (0.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.28%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 23 (6.46%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (5.06%) Open Source
3 16 (4.49%) FMCG
4 10 (2.81%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.69%) PKI
6 5 (1.40%) EqualLogic
6 5 (1.40%) Blackberry
7 4 (1.12%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.84%) Enterprise Cloud
8 3 (0.84%) Statistics
8 3 (0.84%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.84%) Wiki
9 2 (0.56%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.56%) AS400
9 2 (0.56%) Replication
9 2 (0.56%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.28%) Clustering
10 1 (0.28%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.28%) HACMP
10 1 (0.28%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 174 (48.88%) Windows
2 90 (25.28%) Linux
3 56 (15.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (14.89%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (8.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (6.74%) UNIX
7 15 (4.21%) Windows 7
8 11 (3.09%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.97%) Solaris
10 5 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (1.40%) Windows 8
11 4 (1.12%) Windows 2000 Server
11 4 (1.12%) AIX
12 3 (0.84%) Debian
12 3 (0.84%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.84%) CentOS
13 1 (0.28%) OS/400
13 1 (0.28%) Oracle Linux
13 1 (0.28%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (27.25%) ITIL
2 40 (11.24%) Project Management
3 32 (8.99%) Network Design
4 31 (8.71%) PRINCE2
4 31 (8.71%) Change Management
5 23 (6.46%) Load Balancing
6 22 (6.18%) Migration
6 22 (6.18%) Network Monitoring
6 22 (6.18%) Mentoring
7 20 (5.62%) Change Control
8 17 (4.78%) Disaster Recovery
9 15 (4.21%) Cyber Security
10 13 (3.65%) Dependency Management
10 13 (3.65%) Network Management
10 13 (3.65%) OpenUP
11 12 (3.37%) Vulnerability Management
11 12 (3.37%) SIEM
11 12 (3.37%) Service Management
11 12 (3.37%) Penetration Testing
12 11 (3.09%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (11.24%) SQL
2 9 (2.53%) Java
2 9 (2.53%) Perl
3 7 (1.97%) PHP
3 7 (1.97%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.40%) Bash Shell
4 5 (1.40%) C#
5 4 (1.12%) C++
5 4 (1.12%) Python
6 3 (0.84%) Ruby
7 1 (0.28%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.28%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.28%) VBScript
7 1 (0.28%) VB
7 1 (0.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 152 (42.70%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (26.40%) CCNA
3 68 (19.10%) CCNP
4 42 (11.80%) Security Cleared
5 38 (10.67%) SC Cleared
6 27 (7.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 24 (6.74%) ITIL Certification
8 23 (6.46%) CISSP
9 21 (5.90%) MCSE
10 19 (5.34%) CCIE
11 17 (4.78%) Degree
12 16 (4.49%) CCDP
13 15 (4.21%) MCSA
14 13 (3.65%) CCSP
15 12 (3.37%) CEH
15 12 (3.37%) JNCIS
16 11 (3.09%) ISTQB
16 11 (3.09%) PCI QSA
16 11 (3.09%) GIAC
16 11 (3.09%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (10.67%) SLA
2 18 (5.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (3.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 11 (3.09%) COBIT
5 7 (1.97%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 79 (22.19%) Active Directory
2 63 (17.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 46 (12.92%) Hyper-V
4 25 (7.02%) XenApp
5 22 (6.18%) VMware ESX
6 19 (5.34%) vSphere
7 18 (5.06%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (2.25%) XenDesktop
9 7 (1.97%) Samba
10 5 (1.40%) XenServer
11 3 (0.84%) Postfix
11 3 (0.84%) iptables
12 2 (0.56%) Xen
13 1 (0.28%) Snort
Systems Management
1 11 (3.09%) SCCM
1 11 (3.09%) HP Quality Center
2 7 (1.97%) Puppet
2 7 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (1.40%) WSUS
4 4 (1.12%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (0.84%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.84%) Salt
6 2 (0.56%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.56%) Netcool
7 1 (0.28%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 1 (0.28%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.28%) OPNET
7 1 (0.28%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.28%) Nmap
Vendors
1 180 (50.56%) Cisco
2 122 (34.27%) VMware
3 70 (19.66%) Microsoft
4 62 (17.42%) Juniper
5 60 (16.85%) Citrix
6 52 (14.61%) HP
7 44 (12.36%) CheckPoint
8 35 (9.83%) Oracle
8 35 (9.83%) F5
9 24 (6.74%) Aruba
10 23 (6.46%) Fortinet
11 17 (4.78%) McAfee
12 15 (4.21%) Blue Coat
13 13 (3.65%) Brocade
13 13 (3.65%) ProCurve
14 11 (3.09%) Riverbed
14 11 (3.09%) Dell
15 9 (2.53%) Mitel
15 9 (2.53%) Symantec
15 9 (2.53%) Red Hat
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