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

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 36 24 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 43 41 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.17% 9.32% 6.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.50% 23.56% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 33 40 33
Average salary £36,500 £32,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.06% -41.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £27,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,050 £55,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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
200 174 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 33.33% 39.55% 30.09%
Number of salaries quoted 128 129 127
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,150 £60,000 £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 24 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 69 (90.79%) LAN
2 64 (84.21%) Windows
3 52 (68.42%) VMware
4 46 (60.53%) Firewall
4 46 (60.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 45 (59.21%) Active Directory
6 44 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 35 (46.05%) MS Exchange
8 34 (44.74%) Linux
9 33 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (40.79%) VMware ESX
10 31 (40.79%) Windows 7
11 30 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2013
12 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
13 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
14 22 (28.95%) Cisco
14 22 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2010
15 20 (26.32%) Oracle
15 20 (26.32%) Windows XP
15 20 (26.32%) HP
15 20 (26.32%) ISEB
15 20 (26.32%) LoadRunner
15 20 (26.32%) Regression Testing
15 20 (26.32%) Migration
15 20 (26.32%) ISTQB
15 20 (26.32%) Test Scripting
15 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
15 20 (26.32%) Hyper-V
15 20 (26.32%) Test Automation
15 20 (26.32%) HP Quality Center

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 35 (46.05%) MS Exchange
2 30 (39.47%) Exchange Server 2013
3 22 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (13.16%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (7.89%) IIS
5 6 (7.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Office
2 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.32%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 69 (90.79%) LAN
2 46 (60.53%) Firewall
3 10 (13.16%) TCP/IP
4 9 (11.84%) SAN
5 7 (9.21%) OSPF
5 7 (9.21%) BGP
6 6 (7.89%) MPLS
7 5 (6.58%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (6.58%) Software-Defined Networking
7 5 (6.58%) WLAN
7 5 (6.58%) VPN
8 4 (5.26%) Multicast
9 3 (3.95%) TETRA
9 3 (3.95%) DNS
9 3 (3.95%) PBX
9 3 (3.95%) VoIP
9 3 (3.95%) DHCP
10 2 (2.63%) Internet
10 2 (2.63%) SSL
10 2 (2.63%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 20 (26.32%) LoadRunner
2 6 (7.89%) SilkPerformer
2 6 (7.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (5.26%) WinRunner
General
1 12 (15.79%) Retail
2 10 (13.16%) Telecoms
3 7 (9.21%) Finance
4 3 (3.95%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Billing
Job Titles
1 35 (46.05%) Support Engineer
2 20 (26.32%) Consultant
3 19 (25.00%) Test Consultant
4 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (10.53%) Technical Support Engineer
5 8 (10.53%) Technical Support
5 8 (10.53%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Technical Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Architect
6 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
6 5 (6.58%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.26%) Network Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Portfolio Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 64 (84.21%) Windows
2 46 (60.53%) Windows Server 2008
3 44 (57.89%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (44.74%) Linux
5 31 (40.79%) Windows 7
6 26 (34.21%) Windows Server 2012
7 20 (26.32%) Windows XP
8 11 (14.47%) UNIX
9 9 (11.84%) Windows 8
10 6 (7.89%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (26.32%) Regression Testing
1 20 (26.32%) Migration
1 20 (26.32%) Test Scripting
1 20 (26.32%) Test Automation
2 8 (10.53%) Validation
3 6 (7.89%) ITIL
3 6 (7.89%) Non-Functional Testing
3 6 (7.89%) Test Management
3 6 (7.89%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (6.58%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.58%) TOGAF
4 5 (6.58%) Network Design
4 5 (6.58%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.95%) Product Management
5 3 (3.95%) Change Management
5 3 (3.95%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.32%) Use Case
7 1 (1.32%) Business Transformation
7 1 (1.32%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (26.32%) ISEB
1 20 (26.32%) ISTQB
1 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 14 (18.42%) SC Cleared
3 8 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.58%) CCNA
6 1 (1.32%) CCIE
6 1 (1.32%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (59.21%) Active Directory
2 33 (43.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (40.79%) VMware ESX
4 20 (26.32%) Hyper-V
5 7 (9.21%) VMware Server
6 6 (7.89%) VMware Workstation
7 5 (6.58%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (1.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 52 (68.42%) VMware
2 22 (28.95%) Cisco
3 20 (26.32%) HP
3 20 (26.32%) Oracle
4 19 (25.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (13.16%) Juniper
6 9 (11.84%) SonicWALL
7 6 (7.89%) Fujitsu
7 6 (7.89%) NetApp
7 6 (7.89%) CheckPoint
8 5 (6.58%) Nokia
8 5 (6.58%) Citrix
9 4 (5.26%) Symantec
10 2 (2.63%) Veeam
11 1 (1.32%) Altiris
11 1 (1.32%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.32%) Websense
Bracknell, Berkshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 6 days ago