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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 25 44 53
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 31 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 8.64% 4.84% 3.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.41% 12.56% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 30 19 17
Average salary £38,500 £60,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.83% +87.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £35,300 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,700 £65,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
122 199 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 33.98% 38.49% 35.70%
Number of salaries quoted 99 132 126
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 36 (87.80%) LAN
2 31 (75.61%) Firewall
3 30 (73.17%) Windows
4 29 (70.73%) Cisco
5 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
5 23 (56.10%) Juniper
5 23 (56.10%) Data Centre
6 22 (53.66%) VMware
7 21 (51.22%) Exchange Server 2013
7 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
7 21 (51.22%) MS Exchange
8 20 (48.78%) SQL
8 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2012
8 20 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (48.78%) VMware ESX
9 15 (36.59%) vSphere
10 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
10 7 (17.07%) Lync
11 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
11 6 (14.63%) MPLS
11 6 (14.63%) OSPF
11 6 (14.63%) BGP
12 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
12 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
12 5 (12.20%) HP
12 5 (12.20%) CCIE
12 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
13 4 (9.76%) Network Security
13 4 (9.76%) VPN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 21 (51.22%) MS Exchange
1 21 (51.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 20 (48.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.07%) Lync
4 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 36 (87.80%) LAN
2 31 (75.61%) Firewall
3 6 (14.63%) MPLS
3 6 (14.63%) OSPF
3 6 (14.63%) BGP
4 4 (9.76%) EIGRP
4 4 (9.76%) DHCP
4 4 (9.76%) RIP
4 4 (9.76%) Network Security
4 4 (9.76%) VPN
4 4 (9.76%) DNS
5 3 (7.32%) IGRP
6 1 (2.44%) MGCP
6 1 (2.44%) SS7
6 1 (2.44%) VRRP
6 1 (2.44%) H.323
6 1 (2.44%) SNMP
6 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.44%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.44%) PPP
General
1 5 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Advertising
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 27 (65.85%) Support Engineer
2 15 (36.59%) Technical Engineer
3 13 (31.71%) Technical Support
3 13 (31.71%) Technical Support Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Field Engineer
4 7 (17.07%) Field Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Hardware Support Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Field Service Engineer
5 4 (9.76%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.32%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Network Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 2 (4.88%) Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Windows Support Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Architect
7 2 (4.88%) Network Support
7 2 (4.88%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 23 (56.10%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 30 (73.17%) Windows
2 20 (48.78%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.88%) Linux
5 1 (2.44%) UNIX
5 1 (2.44%) Solaris
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.32%) Risk Management
1 3 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (7.32%) Network Architecture
1 3 (7.32%) Test Strategy
1 3 (7.32%) Automation Testing
2 2 (4.88%) TOGAF
2 2 (4.88%) Network Design
2 2 (4.88%) Load Balancing
2 2 (4.88%) ITIL
3 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
3 1 (2.44%) Business Development
3 1 (2.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 20 (48.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (17.07%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (12.20%) CCIE
3 3 (7.32%) ISEB
4 2 (4.88%) CCNP
5 1 (2.44%) CCIP
5 1 (2.44%) CCNA
5 1 (2.44%) CCDA
5 1 (2.44%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (2.44%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) QA
System Software
1 21 (51.22%) Active Directory
2 20 (48.78%) VMware ESX
3 15 (36.59%) vSphere
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 29 (70.73%) Cisco
2 23 (56.10%) Microsoft
2 23 (56.10%) Juniper
3 22 (53.66%) VMware
4 6 (14.63%) CheckPoint
5 5 (12.20%) HP
6 3 (7.32%) Fortinet
7 2 (4.88%) F5
7 2 (4.88%) Nokia
8 1 (2.44%) Radware
8 1 (2.44%) Citrix
8 1 (2.44%) IBM
8 1 (2.44%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.44%) Huawei
8 1 (2.44%) Brocade