The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Maidenhead region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 44 49 46
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 6 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 1.45% 1.81% 1.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.12% 4.60% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 5
Average salary £61,250 £51,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.51% +57.69%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
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 Maidenhead region.

Communications & Networking Category
Maidenhead
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
98 174 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Maidenhead 23.61% 39.28% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 62 47 45
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £45,000 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £76,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Maidenhead region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Maidenhead

WAN
Salary Trend in Maidenhead

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Maidenhead region.

WAN Salary Trend in Maidenhead

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Maidenhead

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Service Management
3 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Linux
4 1 (16.67%) ISDN
4 1 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) DHCP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) DMZ
4 1 (16.67%) MPLS
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
4 1 (16.67%) GIAC
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Information Security
4 1 (16.67%) CEH
4 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (16.67%) Logistics
4 1 (16.67%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Maidenhead by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Maidenhead 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (16.67%) Intrusion Detection
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security
3 1 (16.67%) Wireless Security
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) DMZ
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) OSPF
3 1 (16.67%) BGP
3 1 (16.67%) ISDN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Business Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Procurement Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Procurement Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
2 1 (16.67%) Logistics
2 1 (16.67%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) SIEM
2 1 (16.67%) Database Security
2 1 (16.67%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) CISSP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (16.67%) GIAC
1 1 (16.67%) CEH
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco
1 1 (16.67%) Juniper
1 1 (16.67%) VMware
1 1 (16.67%) Acme Packet
1 1 (16.67%) F5