The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 53 30
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 31 20 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.81% 3.87% 8.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.90% 10.15% 24.24%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 37
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,100 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
WAN
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bracknell region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
208 197 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 38.95% 38.10% 33.27%
Number of salaries quoted 102 133 144
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

WAN
Salary Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Bracknell region.

WAN Salary Trend in Bracknell

WAN
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 42 (80.77%) LAN
2 39 (75.00%) Windows
3 28 (53.85%) Firewall
4 26 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
5 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2003
6 22 (42.31%) VMware
7 21 (40.38%) Cisco
8 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
10 17 (32.69%) Juniper
10 17 (32.69%) Telecoms
10 17 (32.69%) Windows 7
11 13 (25.00%) VoIP
11 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 13 (25.00%) VPN
11 13 (25.00%) CCNA
11 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
11 13 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
12 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
12 12 (23.08%) PBX
12 12 (23.08%) DNS
12 12 (23.08%) TETRA
12 12 (23.08%) Marketing
12 12 (23.08%) Load Balancing
12 12 (23.08%) Product Management
12 12 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
12 12 (23.08%) Multicast
13 11 (21.15%) SSL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 9 (17.31%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.69%) IIS
4 4 (7.69%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (13.46%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 42 (80.77%) LAN
2 28 (53.85%) Firewall
3 13 (25.00%) VoIP
3 13 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 13 (25.00%) VPN
4 12 (23.08%) DNS
4 12 (23.08%) PBX
4 12 (23.08%) TETRA
4 12 (23.08%) Multicast
5 11 (21.15%) SSL
6 9 (17.31%) ATM
6 9 (17.31%) BIG-IP
6 9 (17.31%) SMTP
6 9 (17.31%) IPsec
7 8 (15.38%) Network Security
8 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 6 (11.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 4 (7.69%) SAN
10 3 (5.77%) DHCP
11 2 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 8 (15.38%) LoadRunner
2 4 (7.69%) SilkPerformer
2 4 (7.69%) QuickTest Pro
3 2 (3.85%) WinRunner
General
1 17 (32.69%) Telecoms
2 12 (23.08%) Marketing
3 5 (9.62%) Finance
3 5 (9.62%) Retail
4 1 (1.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (23.08%) Support Engineer
1 12 (23.08%) Product Manager
1 12 (23.08%) Portfolio Manager
2 10 (19.23%) Network Engineer
3 8 (15.38%) Consultant
4 7 (13.46%) Test Consultant
5 6 (11.54%) Security Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (11.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Performance Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Performance Test Consultant
8 2 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (3.85%) Analyst
8 2 (3.85%) Project Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 39 (75.00%) Windows
2 26 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (44.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 18 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (32.69%) Windows 7
6 8 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 7 (13.46%) Windows 8
8 5 (9.62%) Linux
9 4 (7.69%) UNIX
9 4 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Load Balancing
1 12 (23.08%) Product Management
1 12 (23.08%) Mobile Device Management
2 8 (15.38%) Migration
2 8 (15.38%) Test Scripting
2 8 (15.38%) Test Automation
2 8 (15.38%) Regression Testing
3 4 (7.69%) Validation
3 4 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (7.69%) Test Management
3 4 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (3.85%) Change Management
4 2 (3.85%) ITIL
5 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.92%) UML
5 1 (1.92%) CRM
5 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.92%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (1.92%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) CCNA
1 13 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (15.38%) ISEB
2 8 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 8 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 6 (11.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 4 (7.69%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.92%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) SLA
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (15.38%) Hyper-V
4 7 (13.46%) VMware ESX
5 5 (9.62%) VMware Server
6 4 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (15.38%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 23 (44.23%) Microsoft
2 22 (42.31%) VMware
3 21 (40.38%) Cisco
4 17 (32.69%) Juniper
5 11 (21.15%) HP
5 11 (21.15%) F5
6 8 (15.38%) Oracle
7 7 (13.46%) SonicWALL
8 4 (7.69%) Fujitsu
8 4 (7.69%) NetApp
9 2 (3.85%) IBM
9 2 (3.85%) Veeam
10 1 (1.92%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (1.92%) Altiris
10 1 (1.92%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.92%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.92%) Websense
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