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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 48 35
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 37 26 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 6.83% 4.94% 7.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.32% 12.68% 23.23%
Number of salaries quoted 23 23 35
Average salary £31,000 £32,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,800 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £49,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
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
202 205 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 37.27% 38.97% 31.76%
Number of salaries quoted 93 143 135
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,750 £52,500
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 2 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 48 (81.36%) LAN
2 45 (76.27%) Windows
3 32 (54.24%) Firewall
4 30 (50.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (49.15%) VMware
6 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (42.37%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (37.29%) Cisco
9 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
9 21 (35.59%) Windows 7
10 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
10 19 (32.20%) Juniper
11 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (28.81%) Telecoms
13 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
14 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
14 15 (25.42%) VPN
15 14 (23.73%) MS Exchange
15 14 (23.73%) HP
16 13 (22.03%) SSL
16 13 (22.03%) Load Balancing
17 12 (20.34%) ISTQB
17 12 (20.34%) Migration
17 12 (20.34%) Regression Testing
17 12 (20.34%) DNS
17 12 (20.34%) Windows XP
17 12 (20.34%) SQL
17 12 (20.34%) Oracle
17 12 (20.34%) ISEB
17 12 (20.34%) LoadRunner

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 14 (23.73%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.64%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (13.56%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (10.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (10.17%) IIS
4 6 (10.17%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (11.86%) MS Office
2 1 (1.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 48 (81.36%) LAN
2 32 (54.24%) Firewall
3 15 (25.42%) TCP/IP
3 15 (25.42%) VPN
4 13 (22.03%) SSL
5 12 (20.34%) DNS
6 11 (18.64%) VoIP
7 10 (16.95%) PBX
7 10 (16.95%) TETRA
7 10 (16.95%) Multicast
8 9 (15.25%) BIG-IP
8 9 (15.25%) IPsec
8 9 (15.25%) ATM
8 9 (15.25%) SMTP
9 8 (13.56%) Network Security
10 6 (10.17%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (10.17%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (10.17%) SAN
11 4 (6.78%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (5.08%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (27.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (20.34%) LoadRunner
2 6 (10.17%) SilkPerformer
2 6 (10.17%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (6.78%) WinRunner
General
1 17 (28.81%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.95%) Marketing
3 8 (13.56%) Retail
4 7 (11.86%) Finance
5 1 (1.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 16 (27.12%) Support Engineer
2 12 (20.34%) Consultant
3 11 (18.64%) Test Consultant
4 10 (16.95%) Product Manager
4 10 (16.95%) Network Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) Portfolio Manager
5 7 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (11.86%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (10.17%) Network Security Engineer
6 6 (10.17%) Security Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Support
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Support Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Administrator
8 3 (5.08%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Performance Consultant
8 3 (5.08%) Performance Test Consultant
9 2 (3.39%) Network Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.69%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 45 (76.27%) Windows
2 30 (50.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (45.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (35.59%) Windows 7
5 18 (30.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (20.34%) Windows XP
7 10 (16.95%) Linux
8 7 (11.86%) UNIX
8 7 (11.86%) Windows 8
9 6 (10.17%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.03%) Load Balancing
2 12 (20.34%) Migration
2 12 (20.34%) Regression Testing
2 12 (20.34%) Test Scripting
2 12 (20.34%) Test Automation
3 10 (16.95%) Product Management
3 10 (16.95%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (10.17%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (10.17%) Non-Functional Testing
4 6 (10.17%) Test Management
4 6 (10.17%) Validation
5 3 (5.08%) ITIL
6 2 (3.39%) Change Management
6 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.69%) Business Transformation
7 1 (1.69%) Network Management
7 1 (1.69%) GAP Analysis
7 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.69%) UML
7 1 (1.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (20.34%) ISEB
1 12 (20.34%) ISTQB
1 12 (20.34%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.64%) CCNA
2 11 (18.64%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (13.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (10.17%) SC Cleared
5 2 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.69%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
1 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (42.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (32.20%) Active Directory
3 11 (18.64%) VMware ESX
4 8 (13.56%) Hyper-V
5 7 (11.86%) VMware Server
6 6 (10.17%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (20.34%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 29 (49.15%) VMware
2 22 (37.29%) Cisco
3 21 (35.59%) Microsoft
4 19 (32.20%) Juniper
5 14 (23.73%) HP
6 12 (20.34%) Oracle
7 11 (18.64%) F5
8 7 (11.86%) SonicWALL
9 6 (10.17%) Fujitsu
9 6 (10.17%) NetApp
10 2 (3.39%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.39%) IBM
10 2 (3.39%) Veeam
11 1 (1.69%) Barracuda Networks
11 1 (1.69%) Altiris
11 1 (1.69%) Blue Coat
11 1 (1.69%) Citrix
11 1 (1.69%) Websense
11 1 (1.69%) Nokia
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Posted: 10 hours ago
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