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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 80 107 53
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -54
Permanent jobs citing WAN 171 130 262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.10% 2.26% 4.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.45% 7.96% 15.00%
Number of salaries quoted 155 108 202
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £23,650
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
1493 1634 1747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.08% 28.37% 32.20%
Number of salaries quoted 928 1094 1300
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +11 88 £41,500 -7.77% 12
Maidenhead +13 25 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Slough +12 14 £46,500 -13.48% 4
Newbury +11 13 £44,000 +37.50% 1
Bracknell +2 9 £45,050 -7.58% 1
Windsor - 1 £47,500 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £46,000 - 1
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 270 (79.41%) LAN
2 181 (53.24%) Firewall
3 166 (48.82%) Cisco
4 156 (45.88%) Windows
5 137 (40.29%) Cisco Certification
6 109 (32.06%) VMware
7 99 (29.12%) ITIL
8 88 (25.88%) TCP/IP
9 86 (25.29%) CCNA
10 77 (22.65%) Linux
11 70 (20.59%) MPLS
12 69 (20.29%) DNS
12 69 (20.29%) Microsoft
13 67 (19.71%) Network Security
14 63 (18.53%) Active Directory
15 62 (18.24%) CCNP
16 59 (17.35%) VPN
16 59 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
17 58 (17.06%) VoIP
18 57 (16.76%) Citrix
19 56 (16.47%) Wireless
20 53 (15.59%) Telecoms
20 53 (15.59%) HP
20 53 (15.59%) Juniper
21 50 (14.71%) MS Exchange
22 48 (14.12%) BGP
23 47 (13.82%) MS Excel
23 47 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
24 46 (13.53%) CheckPoint
25 45 (13.24%) OSPF

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 50 (14.71%) MS Exchange
2 42 (12.35%) Lync
3 30 (8.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 15 (4.41%) SharePoint
6 12 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2007
7 9 (2.65%) IIS
8 8 (2.35%) Apache
9 4 (1.18%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.88%) nginx
10 3 (0.88%) Confluence
10 3 (0.88%) MediaWiki
11 2 (0.59%) JBoss
11 2 (0.59%) CMS
12 1 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.29%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 47 (13.82%) MS Excel
2 15 (4.41%) MS Office
3 8 (2.35%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 5 (1.47%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.35%) SaaS
2 6 (1.76%) Office 365
3 5 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.88%) PaaS
4 3 (0.88%) IaaS
5 2 (0.59%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 270 (79.41%) LAN
2 181 (53.24%) Firewall
3 88 (25.88%) TCP/IP
4 70 (20.59%) MPLS
5 69 (20.29%) DNS
6 67 (19.71%) Network Security
7 59 (17.35%) VPN
8 58 (17.06%) VoIP
9 56 (16.47%) Wireless
10 48 (14.12%) BGP
11 45 (13.24%) OSPF
12 44 (12.94%) DHCP
13 39 (11.47%) SAN
14 37 (10.88%) IPsec
14 37 (10.88%) VLAN
15 26 (7.65%) SNMP
16 22 (6.47%) WLAN
16 22 (6.47%) Cisco ASA
17 21 (6.18%) EIGRP
18 18 (5.29%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.71%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.88%) MySQL
6 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (2.35%) LoadRunner
2 6 (1.76%) JIRA
3 3 (0.88%) Selenium
3 3 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.88%) WinRunner
3 3 (0.88%) TestDirector
3 3 (0.88%) QuickTest Pro
3 3 (0.88%) Bugzilla
3 3 (0.88%) Subversion
3 3 (0.88%) MSTest
3 3 (0.88%) Hudson
3 3 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.59%) ClearQuest
5 1 (0.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 53 (15.59%) Telecoms
2 21 (6.18%) Finance
3 15 (4.41%) Manufacturing
4 14 (4.12%) Banking
5 6 (1.76%) Retail
6 3 (0.88%) German Language
6 3 (0.88%) Legal
7 1 (0.29%) Advertising
7 1 (0.29%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (18.24%) Network Engineer
2 49 (14.41%) Consultant
3 41 (12.06%) Support Engineer
4 32 (9.41%) Architect
5 26 (7.65%) Analyst
5 26 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 23 (6.76%) Security Engineer
7 22 (6.47%) Project Manager
8 18 (5.29%) Technical Support
9 16 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
10 15 (4.41%) Technical Consultant
10 15 (4.41%) Technical Engineer
11 14 (4.12%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (3.82%) Sales Consultant
13 12 (3.53%) Infrastructure Project Manager
13 12 (3.53%) Senior Manager
13 12 (3.53%) Senior Project Manager
13 12 (3.53%) IT Project Manager
13 12 (3.53%) Infrastructure Manager
13 12 (3.53%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.47%) .NET
2 4 (1.18%) Web Services
3 3 (0.88%) XML
3 3 (0.88%) HTML
3 3 (0.88%) LAMP
4 2 (0.59%) CGI
4 2 (0.59%) J2EE
5 1 (0.29%) ADO.NET
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.29%) CSS
5 1 (0.29%) XSLT
5 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (0.29%) OOXML
5 1 (0.29%) jQuery
5 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 19 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.00%) Open Source
3 14 (4.12%) FMCG
4 10 (2.94%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.06%) Statistics
6 5 (1.47%) EqualLogic
6 5 (1.47%) Blackberry
6 5 (1.47%) PKI
6 5 (1.47%) BYOD
7 3 (0.88%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (0.88%) Wiki
7 3 (0.88%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.59%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.59%) Social Media
8 2 (0.59%) Mainframe
8 2 (0.59%) AS400
8 2 (0.59%) Replication
9 1 (0.29%) Clustering
9 1 (0.29%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.29%) HACMP
Operating Systems
1 156 (45.88%) Windows
2 77 (22.65%) Linux
3 47 (13.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 44 (12.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (7.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (7.06%) UNIX
7 13 (3.82%) Windows 7
8 7 (2.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.47%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.47%) Windows XP
10 4 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.18%) Solaris
11 3 (0.88%) AIX
11 3 (0.88%) Debian
11 3 (0.88%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.88%) CentOS
12 1 (0.29%) OS/400
12 1 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (29.12%) ITIL
2 35 (10.29%) Project Management
3 34 (10.00%) PRINCE2
4 28 (8.24%) Change Management
4 28 (8.24%) Network Design
5 23 (6.76%) Load Balancing
5 23 (6.76%) Network Monitoring
6 22 (6.47%) Mentoring
7 20 (5.88%) Change Control
8 17 (5.00%) Migration
8 17 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (4.12%) Cyber Security
9 14 (4.12%) Vulnerability Management
10 12 (3.53%) SIEM
10 12 (3.53%) Dependency Management
10 12 (3.53%) Network Management
10 12 (3.53%) Service Management
10 12 (3.53%) Penetration Testing
11 11 (3.24%) Incident Management
11 11 (3.24%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 45 (13.24%) SQL
2 10 (2.94%) Perl
3 9 (2.65%) Java
4 8 (2.35%) PHP
5 7 (2.06%) PowerShell
6 5 (1.47%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.47%) C#
7 4 (1.18%) C++
7 4 (1.18%) Python
8 3 (0.88%) Ruby
9 1 (0.29%) Tcl
9 1 (0.29%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.29%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.29%) VBScript
9 1 (0.29%) VB
9 1 (0.29%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 137 (40.29%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (25.29%) CCNA
3 62 (18.24%) CCNP
4 41 (12.06%) Security Cleared
5 37 (10.88%) SC Cleared
6 27 (7.94%) Microsoft Certification
7 25 (7.35%) CISSP
8 24 (7.06%) ITIL Certification
9 21 (6.18%) MCSE
10 17 (5.00%) CCIE
10 17 (5.00%) CCDP
11 16 (4.71%) Degree
12 15 (4.41%) MCSA
13 14 (4.12%) CEH
14 11 (3.24%) GIAC
14 11 (3.24%) CISA
14 11 (3.24%) CISM
14 11 (3.24%) CCSP
14 11 (3.24%) PCI QSA
15 10 (2.94%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (10.59%) SLA
2 15 (4.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (3.24%) COBIT
3 11 (3.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (1.76%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.59%) QA
System Software
1 63 (18.53%) Active Directory
2 59 (17.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 45 (13.24%) Hyper-V
4 24 (7.06%) XenApp
5 19 (5.59%) vSphere
6 17 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
7 12 (3.53%) VMware ESX
8 8 (2.35%) XenDesktop
9 7 (2.06%) Samba
10 5 (1.47%) XenServer
11 3 (0.88%) iptables
11 3 (0.88%) Postfix
12 2 (0.59%) Xen
13 1 (0.29%) Snort
13 1 (0.29%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.29%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 11 (3.24%) SCCM
2 8 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
3 7 (2.06%) Puppet
3 7 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (1.18%) WSUS
5 3 (0.88%) Nmap
5 3 (0.88%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (0.88%) ZABBIX
5 3 (0.88%) Salt
6 2 (0.59%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.29%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.29%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.29%) ZENworks
7 1 (0.29%) OPNET
7 1 (0.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 166 (48.82%) Cisco
2 109 (32.06%) VMware
3 69 (20.29%) Microsoft
4 57 (16.76%) Citrix
5 53 (15.59%) Juniper
5 53 (15.59%) HP
6 46 (13.53%) CheckPoint
7 35 (10.29%) Oracle
8 34 (10.00%) F5
9 24 (7.06%) Fortinet
10 23 (6.76%) Aruba
11 17 (5.00%) McAfee
12 16 (4.71%) ProCurve
13 15 (4.41%) Blue Coat
14 14 (4.12%) Brocade
15 11 (3.24%) Riverbed
15 11 (3.24%) Mitel
16 10 (2.94%) Dell
17 9 (2.65%) Symantec
18 8 (2.35%) 3PAR
Reading, Berkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £64000 Per Annum + 15% Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: Unspecified Excellent senior level package - Full detials on request
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Oracle Corporation UK Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £50,000 to £65,000 plus bonus, Health, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
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Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Allied Worldwide
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £44000 - £47000 per annum + +Full Benefits Package
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Flex Benefits
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