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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 46 54 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -22
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 16 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 4.76% 3.17% 8.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.76% 8.89% 25.63%
Number of salaries quoted 20 14 35
Average salary £52,500 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,250 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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
196 180 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 37.33% 35.64% 32.72%
Number of salaries quoted 111 125 133
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £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 28 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bracknell

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 33 (76.74%) LAN
2 30 (69.77%) Windows
3 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
3 23 (53.49%) Firewall
4 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 20 (46.51%) Cisco
7 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (34.88%) VoIP
8 15 (34.88%) VPN
8 15 (34.88%) Telecoms
9 14 (32.56%) Load Balancing
9 14 (32.56%) CCNA
9 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
9 14 (32.56%) Cisco Certification
9 14 (32.56%) Juniper
10 13 (30.23%) DNS
10 13 (30.23%) VMware
11 12 (27.91%) TETRA
11 12 (27.91%) Marketing
11 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (27.91%) PBX
11 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
11 12 (27.91%) Mobile Device Management
11 12 (27.91%) Multicast
11 12 (27.91%) Product Management
12 11 (25.58%) F5
12 11 (25.58%) SSL
13 10 (23.26%) Network Security
14 9 (20.93%) BIG-IP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 9 (20.93%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.65%) Tomcat
4 2 (4.65%) IIS
4 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Office
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 33 (76.74%) LAN
2 23 (53.49%) Firewall
3 15 (34.88%) VoIP
3 15 (34.88%) VPN
4 14 (32.56%) TCP/IP
5 13 (30.23%) DNS
6 12 (27.91%) TETRA
6 12 (27.91%) PBX
6 12 (27.91%) Multicast
7 11 (25.58%) SSL
8 10 (23.26%) Network Security
9 9 (20.93%) BIG-IP
9 9 (20.93%) IPsec
9 9 (20.93%) ATM
9 9 (20.93%) SMTP
10 6 (13.95%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 6 (13.95%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (9.30%) DHCP
11 4 (9.30%) Wireless
12 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.33%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) LoadRunner
2 2 (4.65%) QuickTest Pro
2 2 (4.65%) SilkPerformer
General
1 15 (34.88%) Telecoms
2 12 (27.91%) Marketing
3 3 (6.98%) Retail
3 3 (6.98%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (27.91%) Product Manager
1 12 (27.91%) Portfolio Manager
2 10 (23.26%) Network Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Consultant
3 6 (13.95%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (13.95%) Security Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Performance Test Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Test Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) Analyst
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (6.98%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (6.98%) Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Network Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Security Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Network Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Project Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) SecurID
2 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 30 (69.77%) Windows
2 22 (51.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (44.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (18.60%) Windows 7
6 5 (11.63%) Windows XP
7 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
8 2 (4.65%) Solaris
8 2 (4.65%) Linux
8 2 (4.65%) UNIX
9 1 (2.33%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (32.56%) Load Balancing
2 12 (27.91%) Mobile Device Management
2 12 (27.91%) Product Management
3 4 (9.30%) Regression Testing
3 4 (9.30%) Migration
3 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
3 4 (9.30%) Test Automation
4 3 (6.98%) ITIL
5 2 (4.65%) Validation
5 2 (4.65%) Test Management
5 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.65%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (2.33%) Network Management
6 1 (2.33%) Business Transformation
6 1 (2.33%) Change Control
6 1 (2.33%) Use Case
6 1 (2.33%) Release Management
6 1 (2.33%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (32.56%) CCNA
1 14 (32.56%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.30%) ISEB
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) MCITP
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (27.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.95%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.63%) VMware ESX
4 2 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (4.65%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) Microsoft
2 20 (46.51%) Cisco
3 14 (32.56%) Juniper
4 13 (30.23%) VMware
5 11 (25.58%) F5
6 7 (16.28%) HP
7 5 (11.63%) SonicWALL
8 4 (9.30%) Oracle
9 3 (6.98%) Barracuda Networks
9 3 (6.98%) Blue Coat
9 3 (6.98%) CheckPoint
10 2 (4.65%) IBM
10 2 (4.65%) NetApp
10 2 (4.65%) Fujitsu
10 2 (4.65%) Veeam
11 1 (2.33%) Kaseya
11 1 (2.33%) Dell KACE
11 1 (2.33%) Citrix
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