The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 50 72 51
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -21
Permanent jobs citing WAN 111 73 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.94% 3.06% 4.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.94% 9.77% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 100 66 90
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,900 £30,000 £20,450
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £65,000 £70,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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 Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
586 747 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.06% 31.27% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 357 427 568
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

WAN
Salary Trend in Reading

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

WAN Salary Trend in Reading

WAN
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Reading region over the 3 months to 6 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 156 (79.19%) LAN
2 134 (68.02%) Cisco
3 128 (64.97%) Firewall
4 90 (45.69%) Cisco Certification
5 77 (39.09%) Windows
6 70 (35.53%) TCP/IP
7 60 (30.46%) CCNA
8 55 (27.92%) Juniper
9 50 (25.38%) Microsoft
9 50 (25.38%) VMware
10 43 (21.83%) VoIP
11 39 (19.80%) MS Excel
12 38 (19.29%) CCNP
13 35 (17.77%) F5
14 34 (17.26%) Linux
14 34 (17.26%) MPLS
14 34 (17.26%) Telecoms
15 33 (16.75%) Hyper-V
16 31 (15.74%) BGP
16 31 (15.74%) ITIL
17 28 (14.21%) SQL
17 28 (14.21%) DNS
17 28 (14.21%) OSPF
17 28 (14.21%) Security Cleared
17 28 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (13.71%) SC Cleared
18 27 (13.71%) SQL Server
18 27 (13.71%) Wireless
19 25 (12.69%) MS Exchange
19 25 (12.69%) HP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 25 (12.69%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.15%) Lync
3 16 (8.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (7.61%) IIS
5 9 (4.57%) Apache
6 2 (1.02%) CMS
6 2 (1.02%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.51%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 39 (19.80%) MS Excel
2 13 (6.60%) MS Office
3 8 (4.06%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.51%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.54%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.09%) SaaS
2 4 (2.03%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (1.52%) PaaS
3 3 (1.52%) IaaS
4 1 (0.51%) Nimbula
4 1 (0.51%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 156 (79.19%) LAN
2 128 (64.97%) Firewall
3 70 (35.53%) TCP/IP
4 43 (21.83%) VoIP
5 34 (17.26%) MPLS
6 31 (15.74%) BGP
7 28 (14.21%) OSPF
7 28 (14.21%) DNS
8 27 (13.71%) Wireless
9 24 (12.18%) VPN
10 21 (10.66%) SNMP
11 20 (10.15%) SAN
11 20 (10.15%) Network Security
11 20 (10.15%) Cisco ASA
12 15 (7.61%) IPsec
12 15 (7.61%) DHCP
13 14 (7.11%) VLAN
14 13 (6.60%) EIGRP
15 12 (6.09%) Internet
15 12 (6.09%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.71%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.58%) MySQL
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
General
1 34 (17.26%) Telecoms
2 17 (8.63%) Finance
3 11 (5.58%) Banking
4 10 (5.08%) German Language
5 4 (2.03%) French Language
6 3 (1.52%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.51%) Retail
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (24.87%) Network Engineer
2 25 (12.69%) Support Engineer
3 20 (10.15%) Consultant
4 18 (9.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (8.63%) Analyst
6 16 (8.12%) Architect
7 14 (7.11%) Technical Consultant
7 14 (7.11%) Administrator
7 14 (7.11%) Senior Network Engineer
8 13 (6.60%) Sales Consultant
9 12 (6.09%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (6.09%) Technical Engineer
9 12 (6.09%) Technical Sales Consultant
10 11 (5.58%) Technical Support
11 10 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support
12 8 (4.06%) Technical Support Engineer
13 7 (3.55%) Network Analyst
13 7 (3.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (3.55%) Security Engineer
13 7 (3.55%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.08%) Web Services
2 2 (1.02%) XMPP
2 2 (1.02%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.14%) Data Centre
2 8 (4.06%) Computer Science
2 8 (4.06%) EqualLogic
3 7 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.55%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.05%) Statistics
5 3 (1.52%) E-Learning
5 3 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.02%) PKI
7 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.51%) Replication
7 1 (0.51%) Clustering
7 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.51%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 77 (39.09%) Windows
2 34 (17.26%) Linux
3 22 (11.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (9.64%) UNIX
5 18 (9.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (2.03%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.74%) ITIL
2 19 (9.64%) Change Control
3 14 (7.11%) Load Balancing
4 13 (6.60%) Project Management
4 13 (6.60%) WAN Optimisation
5 12 (6.09%) Network Management
5 12 (6.09%) Security Management
6 11 (5.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (5.58%) Migration
7 10 (5.08%) PRINCE2
7 10 (5.08%) Vulnerability Management
8 9 (4.57%) Service Delivery
9 8 (4.06%) Network Design
10 7 (3.55%) Incident Management
10 7 (3.55%) Change Management
10 7 (3.55%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (3.55%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (2.54%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (2.03%) TOGAF
12 4 (2.03%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 28 (14.21%) SQL
2 4 (2.03%) Python
2 4 (2.03%) Shell Script
2 4 (2.03%) Perl
3 1 (0.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 90 (45.69%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (30.46%) CCNA
3 38 (19.29%) CCNP
4 28 (14.21%) Security Cleared
5 27 (13.71%) SC Cleared
6 23 (11.68%) Microsoft Certification
7 15 (7.61%) CISSP
7 15 (7.61%) CEH
8 14 (7.11%) Degree
9 12 (6.09%) CCIE
9 12 (6.09%) MCSE
10 10 (5.08%) MCSA
10 10 (5.08%) CCDP
11 8 (4.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 6 (3.05%) CCDA
12 6 (3.05%) JNCIA
13 5 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
13 5 (2.54%) GIAC
13 5 (2.54%) CCSP
13 5 (2.54%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.06%) SLA
2 4 (2.03%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.52%) QA
System Software
1 33 (16.75%) Hyper-V
2 28 (14.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (10.66%) Active Directory
4 18 (9.14%) VMware ESXi
5 15 (7.61%) vSphere
5 15 (7.61%) VMware ESX
6 12 (6.09%) XenApp
7 3 (1.52%) Firmware
8 1 (0.51%) Snort
8 1 (0.51%) XenServer
8 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (4.57%) Nmap
2 4 (2.03%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (1.52%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.02%) HP NNM
4 2 (1.02%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.51%) Nagios
5 1 (0.51%) ZENworks
5 1 (0.51%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.51%) SCCM
5 1 (0.51%) SCOM
5 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.51%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 134 (68.02%) Cisco
2 55 (27.92%) Juniper
3 50 (25.38%) Microsoft
3 50 (25.38%) VMware
4 35 (17.77%) F5
5 25 (12.69%) HP
6 23 (11.68%) Citrix
6 23 (11.68%) CheckPoint
7 21 (10.66%) Oracle
8 15 (7.61%) McAfee
9 14 (7.11%) Riverbed
10 13 (6.60%) Blue Coat
10 13 (6.60%) NetScout
10 13 (6.60%) Fortinet
10 13 (6.60%) CA
11 10 (5.08%) Dell
11 10 (5.08%) ProCurve
12 8 (4.06%) Mitel
12 8 (4.06%) Aruba
13 5 (2.54%) EMC
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