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

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 23 46 56
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 25 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 7.95% 4.76% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 25.93% 12.76% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 14
Average salary £38,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £65,000 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
108 196 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 30.68% 37.33% 35.64%
Number of salaries quoted 90 111 125
Average salary £37,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 35 (89.74%) LAN
2 34 (87.18%) Firewall
3 32 (82.05%) Windows
4 28 (71.79%) Cisco
5 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
5 26 (66.67%) VMware
6 25 (64.10%) MS Exchange
6 25 (64.10%) Juniper
6 25 (64.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 25 (64.10%) Data Centre
7 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
7 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
7 24 (61.54%) SQL
7 24 (61.54%) VMware ESX
8 19 (48.72%) vSphere
9 7 (17.95%) Lync
10 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
10 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
10 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (10.26%) MPLS
11 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
12 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
12 3 (7.69%) QA
12 3 (7.69%) HP
12 3 (7.69%) ISEB
12 3 (7.69%) VPN
12 3 (7.69%) CCIE
12 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 25 (64.10%) MS Exchange
1 25 (64.10%) Exchange Server 2013
2 24 (61.54%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (17.95%) Lync
4 1 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 35 (89.74%) LAN
2 34 (87.18%) Firewall
3 4 (10.26%) MPLS
4 3 (7.69%) VPN
5 2 (5.13%) OSPF
5 2 (5.13%) BGP
6 1 (2.56%) EIGRP
6 1 (2.56%) IGRP
6 1 (2.56%) MGCP
6 1 (2.56%) H.323
6 1 (2.56%) DHCP
6 1 (2.56%) RIP
6 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.56%) DNS
6 1 (2.56%) Network Security
6 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications
6 1 (2.56%) Multicast
General
1 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (76.92%) Support Engineer
2 18 (46.15%) Technical Engineer
3 16 (41.03%) Technical Support Engineer
3 16 (41.03%) Technical Support
4 7 (17.95%) Field Engineer
4 7 (17.95%) Field Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Hardware Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Hardware Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Field Service Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (7.69%) Test Manager
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (7.69%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 2 (5.13%) Windows Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.56%) IT Support
8 1 (2.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Senior Support Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Communications Engineer
8 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 25 (64.10%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 24 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (12.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (7.69%) Risk Management
1 3 (7.69%) Test Strategy
1 3 (7.69%) Automation Testing
2 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
2 1 (2.56%) ITIL
2 1 (2.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
2 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
2 1 (2.56%) Problem Management
2 1 (2.56%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (61.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (7.69%) CCIE
2 3 (7.69%) ISEB
3 2 (5.13%) CCNP
4 1 (2.56%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 24 (61.54%) Active Directory
1 24 (61.54%) VMware ESX
2 19 (48.72%) vSphere
3 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.56%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (71.79%) Cisco
2 26 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (66.67%) VMware
3 25 (64.10%) Juniper
4 3 (7.69%) HP
5 2 (5.13%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.56%) Nokia
6 1 (2.56%) Brocade
6 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.56%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.56%) F5