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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 42 49 38
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 9 16 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.12% 2.93% 7.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.26% 8.47% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 8 15 25
Average salary £33,000 £50,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.00% +51.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £29,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
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
109 189 222
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 25.71% 34.62% 41.81%
Number of salaries quoted 77 147 163
Average salary £49,500 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (77.78%) LAN
2 20 (74.07%) Cisco
3 12 (44.44%) OSPF
3 12 (44.44%) BGP
3 12 (44.44%) Firewall
4 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (40.74%) CheckPoint
5 10 (37.04%) Juniper
6 9 (33.33%) CCIE
6 9 (33.33%) Windows
6 9 (33.33%) VMware
7 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
7 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
8 7 (25.93%) EIGRP
8 7 (25.93%) HP
8 7 (25.93%) DNS
8 7 (25.93%) MPLS
8 7 (25.93%) DHCP
8 7 (25.93%) RIP
8 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
8 7 (25.93%) Network Security
8 7 (25.93%) Network Architecture
8 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (22.22%) Fortinet
9 6 (22.22%) VMware ESX
9 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (22.22%) Linux

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (25.93%) MS Exchange
1 7 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.70%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 21 (77.78%) LAN
2 12 (44.44%) OSPF
2 12 (44.44%) BGP
2 12 (44.44%) Firewall
3 7 (25.93%) EIGRP
3 7 (25.93%) DNS
3 7 (25.93%) MPLS
3 7 (25.93%) DHCP
3 7 (25.93%) RIP
3 7 (25.93%) Network Security
4 6 (22.22%) IGRP
5 3 (11.11%) WLAN
5 3 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 3 (11.11%) VPN
5 3 (11.11%) Software-Defined Networking
6 2 (7.41%) Multicast
6 2 (7.41%) VoIP
6 2 (7.41%) ATM
6 2 (7.41%) Wireless
7 1 (3.70%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 3 (11.11%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Support Engineer
2 7 (25.93%) Consultant
2 7 (25.93%) Network Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Architect
3 5 (18.52%) Network Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Support
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Support Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Technical Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Network Support
6 2 (7.41%) Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support
7 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) VoIP Project Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Network Specialist
7 1 (3.70%) Business Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Network Administrator
7 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (3.70%) jQuery
1 1 (3.70%) OOXML
1 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
1 1 (3.70%) HTML
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
1 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
1 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET
1 1 (3.70%) CSS
1 1 (3.70%) XML
1 1 (3.70%) XSLT
1 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
4 1 (3.70%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Network Architecture
2 6 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (14.81%) ITIL
3 4 (14.81%) Network Design
3 4 (14.81%) TOGAF
3 4 (14.81%) Load Balancing
4 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) Validation
6 1 (3.70%) Network Management
6 1 (3.70%) Business Development
6 1 (3.70%) MVC
6 1 (3.70%) Change Management
6 1 (3.70%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 6 (22.22%) SQL
2 1 (3.70%) C#
2 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.70%) PL/SQL
2 1 (3.70%) VBScript
2 1 (3.70%) VB
2 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (7.41%) CCNA
3 2 (7.41%) CCNP
4 1 (3.70%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (3.70%) CCIP
4 1 (3.70%) CCDA
4 1 (3.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Active Directory
2 6 (22.22%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (7.41%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (74.07%) Cisco
2 11 (40.74%) CheckPoint
3 10 (37.04%) Juniper
4 9 (33.33%) VMware
5 8 (29.63%) Microsoft
6 7 (25.93%) HP
7 6 (22.22%) Fortinet
8 4 (14.81%) Nokia
9 3 (11.11%) Citrix
10 2 (7.41%) F5
11 1 (3.70%) SonicWALL
11 1 (3.70%) Huawei
11 1 (3.70%) Brocade
11 1 (3.70%) Symantec
11 1 (3.70%) Radware
11 1 (3.70%) IBM
11 1 (3.70%) Oracle