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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 15 45
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +30
Permanent jobs citing WAN 29 41 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 5.23% 10.38% 5.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.76% 26.80% 18.60%
Number of salaries quoted 24 41 31
Average salary £40,500 £35,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.71% -41.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £27,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,950 £54,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
184 153 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 33.21% 38.73% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 127 113 134
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £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 26 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 69 (90.79%) LAN
2 61 (80.26%) Windows
3 52 (68.42%) VMware
4 46 (60.53%) Firewall
4 46 (60.53%) Active Directory
5 43 (56.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 41 (53.95%) 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 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
13 23 (30.26%) Windows Server 2012
14 22 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2010
14 22 (28.95%) Cisco
15 21 (27.63%) Oracle
16 20 (26.32%) HP
16 20 (26.32%) ISEB
16 20 (26.32%) Windows XP
16 20 (26.32%) LoadRunner
16 20 (26.32%) Migration
16 20 (26.32%) Regression Testing
16 20 (26.32%) Test Scripting
16 20 (26.32%) Security Cleared
16 20 (26.32%) ISTQB
16 20 (26.32%) HP Quality Center
16 20 (26.32%) Hyper-V
16 20 (26.32%) Test Automation

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 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
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (11.84%) MS Office
2 5 (6.58%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 69 (90.79%) LAN
2 46 (60.53%) Firewall
3 9 (11.84%) TCP/IP
3 9 (11.84%) SAN
3 9 (11.84%) OSPF
3 9 (11.84%) BGP
4 7 (9.21%) MPLS
5 5 (6.58%) DNS
5 5 (6.58%) WLAN
5 5 (6.58%) DHCP
5 5 (6.58%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (6.58%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (5.26%) Network Security
6 4 (5.26%) VPN
7 3 (3.95%) RIP
7 3 (3.95%) EIGRP
7 3 (3.95%) IGRP
8 2 (2.63%) Internet
8 2 (2.63%) VoIP
8 2 (2.63%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (26.32%) LoadRunner
2 6 (7.89%) SilkPerformer
2 6 (7.89%) QuickTest Pro
3 4 (5.26%) WinRunner
4 1 (1.32%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (15.79%) Retail
2 7 (9.21%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.21%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (44.74%) Support Engineer
2 23 (30.26%) Consultant
3 19 (25.00%) Test Consultant
4 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (9.21%) Technical Support
5 7 (9.21%) Technical Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Technical Support Engineer
6 6 (7.89%) Architect
7 5 (6.58%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (6.58%) Technical Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Infrastructure Architect
7 5 (6.58%) Windows Support Engineer
7 5 (6.58%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 4 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 4 (5.26%) Network Consultant
8 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.95%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.32%) HTML
1 1 (1.32%) .NET
1 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET
1 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.32%) CSS
1 1 (1.32%) XML
1 1 (1.32%) XSLT
1 1 (1.32%) .NET Framework
1 1 (1.32%) OOXML
1 1 (1.32%) jQuery
1 1 (1.32%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (1.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.26%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 61 (80.26%) Windows
2 43 (56.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (53.95%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (44.74%) Linux
5 31 (40.79%) Windows 7
6 23 (30.26%) 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%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (7.89%) Test Management
4 5 (6.58%) Problem Management
4 5 (6.58%) TOGAF
4 5 (6.58%) Network Design
4 5 (6.58%) Load Balancing
5 4 (5.26%) Network Architecture
6 3 (3.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (2.63%) Change Management
7 2 (2.63%) Network Management
7 2 (2.63%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.32%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.32%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (21.05%) SQL
2 1 (1.32%) VBScript
2 1 (1.32%) VB
2 1 (1.32%) VB.NET
2 1 (1.32%) C#
2 1 (1.32%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.32%) PL/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 5 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (5.26%) CCIE
6 1 (1.32%) CCNP
6 1 (1.32%) CCNA
6 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (60.53%) 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 21 (27.63%) Oracle
4 20 (26.32%) HP
5 17 (22.37%) Microsoft
6 10 (13.16%) Juniper
7 9 (11.84%) SonicWALL
8 8 (10.53%) CheckPoint
9 6 (7.89%) NetApp
9 6 (7.89%) Fujitsu
10 5 (6.58%) Nokia
10 5 (6.58%) Citrix
11 4 (5.26%) Symantec
12 3 (3.95%) Fortinet
13 2 (2.63%) Veeam
14 1 (1.32%) Altiris
14 1 (1.32%) Websense
Bracknell
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + £5500 Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Bracknell
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £68000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bens
Posted: 19 days ago