The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bracknell region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 51 37 47
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 46 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.56% 8.08% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.51% 19.25% 7.35%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 2
Average salary £47,500 £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.58% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
173 239 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 34.12% 42.00% 35.42%
Number of salaries quoted 129 144 93
Average salary £45,000 £34,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 56 (100.00%) LAN
2 35 (62.50%) Cisco
3 32 (57.14%) Firewall
4 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
5 23 (41.07%) Cisco Certification
5 23 (41.07%) VMware
6 21 (37.50%) Windows
7 19 (33.93%) CCNA
8 13 (23.21%) MGCP
8 13 (23.21%) H.323
8 13 (23.21%) Cisco CUCM
9 12 (21.43%) CCNP
9 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 12 (21.43%) Linux
10 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
10 11 (19.64%) VPN
10 11 (19.64%) Wireless
11 10 (17.86%) CCVP
11 10 (17.86%) ITIL
11 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
11 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
11 10 (17.86%) Cisco UCCX
12 8 (14.29%) Network Security
12 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
13 7 (12.50%) 3G
13 7 (12.50%) Windows XP
13 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
13 7 (12.50%) VoIP
13 7 (12.50%) Load Balancing
13 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 7 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (3.57%) Lync
3 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (8.93%) MS Office
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.57%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 56 (100.00%) LAN
2 32 (57.14%) Firewall
3 13 (23.21%) MGCP
3 13 (23.21%) H.323
4 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
4 11 (19.64%) VPN
4 11 (19.64%) Wireless
5 8 (14.29%) Network Security
6 7 (12.50%) 3G
6 7 (12.50%) VoIP
6 7 (12.50%) Unified Communications
7 6 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (8.93%) DNS
9 4 (7.14%) SSL
9 4 (7.14%) SAN
9 4 (7.14%) OSPF
9 4 (7.14%) BGP
9 4 (7.14%) EIGRP
10 3 (5.36%) PBX
10 3 (5.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2005
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2000
General
1 5 (8.93%) Marketing
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.57%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Finance
4 1 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (17.86%) Cisco Engineer
1 10 (17.86%) Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Installations Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Field Service Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Field Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Service Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Support Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Communications Engineer
5 4 (7.14%) Desktop Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Services Delivery Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Portfolio Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Product Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Security Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Network Architect
6 3 (5.36%) Network Security Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (3.57%) SecurID
2 1 (1.79%) Clustering
2 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 21 (37.50%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 12 (21.43%) Linux
3 7 (12.50%) Windows XP
4 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.93%) Windows 2000
5 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (5.36%) UNIX
7 1 (1.79%) AIX
7 1 (1.79%) HPUX
7 1 (1.79%) Solaris
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.86%) ITIL
2 7 (12.50%) Load Balancing
3 6 (10.71%) Change Control
4 5 (8.93%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.93%) Requirements Management
4 5 (8.93%) Network Design
4 5 (8.93%) Network Management
5 3 (5.36%) Project Management
5 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.36%) Product Management
5 3 (5.36%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.57%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 2 (3.57%) Service Management
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 1 (1.79%) Change Management
7 1 (1.79%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Data Management
7 1 (1.79%) Data Analysis
7 1 (1.79%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) Perl
Qualifications
1 23 (41.07%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (33.93%) CCNA
3 12 (21.43%) CCNP
4 10 (17.86%) CCVP
5 3 (5.36%) CCDP
6 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.57%) Degree
7 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.79%) MCSE
7 1 (1.79%) MCITP
7 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) QA
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Active Directory
1 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (23.21%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (17.86%) Cisco UCCX
3 7 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (8.93%) SCCM
5 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (1.79%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 35 (62.50%) Cisco
2 27 (48.21%) Microsoft
3 23 (41.07%) VMware
4 8 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 6 (10.71%) SonicWALL
5 6 (10.71%) Dell KACE
5 6 (10.71%) Juniper
6 5 (8.93%) F5
7 3 (5.36%) Aruba
8 2 (3.57%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.57%) Infoblox
8 2 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (3.57%) Blue Coat
8 2 (3.57%) IBM
8 2 (3.57%) Citrix
8 2 (3.57%) Remedy
9 1 (1.79%) HP
9 1 (1.79%) Dell
9 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.79%) Kaseya