The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newbury region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 37 42 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 15 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 5.32% 3.39% 4.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.07% 11.81% 22.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 13
Average salary £38,500 £32,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.46% -26.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £19,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £55,000 £44,800
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +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 Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
135 127 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 37.82% 28.67% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 92 84 51
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% -3.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

WAN
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

WAN Salary Trend in Newbury

WAN
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Newbury

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 28 (90.32%) LAN
2 26 (83.87%) Windows
3 20 (64.52%) ITIL
4 19 (61.29%) Firewall
5 13 (41.94%) PRINCE2
5 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
5 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (35.48%) Enterprise Architecture
6 11 (35.48%) COBIT
6 11 (35.48%) Network Security
6 11 (35.48%) PCI QSA
6 11 (35.48%) Penetration Testing
6 11 (35.48%) Vulnerability Management
6 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
6 11 (35.48%) CISSP
6 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
6 11 (35.48%) Linux
6 11 (35.48%) CISA
6 11 (35.48%) CISM
6 11 (35.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 10 (32.26%) Cisco
7 10 (32.26%) Lync
8 9 (29.03%) VMware
9 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
9 8 (25.81%) Wireless
9 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
9 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
9 8 (25.81%) HP
10 7 (22.58%) VPN
11 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 10 (32.26%) Lync
2 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
3 6 (19.35%) MS Exchange
4 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.68%) Office 365
2 2 (6.45%) SaaS
3 1 (3.23%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (90.32%) LAN
2 19 (61.29%) Firewall
3 11 (35.48%) Network Security
4 8 (25.81%) Wireless
4 8 (25.81%) TCP/IP
5 7 (22.58%) VPN
6 4 (12.90%) DNS
6 4 (12.90%) SAN
7 2 (6.45%) Internet
7 2 (6.45%) VoIP
7 2 (6.45%) WLAN
7 2 (6.45%) HTTP
7 2 (6.45%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.23%) LDAP
8 1 (3.23%) RIP
8 1 (3.23%) DHCP
8 1 (3.23%) SDH
8 1 (3.23%) DWDM
8 1 (3.23%) MPLS
8 1 (3.23%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (35.48%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Finance
2 1 (3.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (35.48%) Consultant
1 11 (35.48%) Security Consultant
2 8 (25.81%) Network Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Analyst
3 3 (9.68%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Network Operations Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support
4 2 (6.45%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (6.45%) IT Support Analyst
4 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Junior
5 1 (3.23%) Coordinator
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Applications Support
5 1 (3.23%) Technical Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Junior Project Manager
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 26 (83.87%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (9.68%) Windows 7
4 2 (6.45%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (64.52%) ITIL
2 13 (41.94%) PRINCE2
3 11 (35.48%) Penetration Testing
3 11 (35.48%) Enterprise Architecture
3 11 (35.48%) Vulnerability Management
4 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
5 3 (9.68%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) Project Management
7 1 (3.23%) ERP
7 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
7 1 (3.23%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (3.23%) High Availability
7 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.23%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 3 (9.68%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) CISSP
1 11 (35.48%) CISA
1 11 (35.48%) CISM
1 11 (35.48%) PCI QSA
2 6 (19.35%) CCNA
2 6 (19.35%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (16.13%) Degree
4 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.68%) MCSA
4 3 (9.68%) CCNP
4 3 (9.68%) CCDA
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (6.45%) MCITP
5 2 (6.45%) MCP
5 2 (6.45%) MCSE
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (3.23%) VCP5
6 1 (3.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (41.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (35.48%) COBIT
2 11 (35.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 6 (19.35%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (25.81%) Hyper-V
3 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (12.90%) WSUS
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
3 1 (3.23%) Netcool
Vendors
1 11 (35.48%) Microsoft
2 10 (32.26%) Cisco
3 9 (29.03%) VMware
4 8 (25.81%) HP
5 4 (12.90%) EMC
5 4 (12.90%) NetApp
5 4 (12.90%) Sophos
6 1 (3.23%) Infovista
6 1 (3.23%) Dell