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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 50 75 63
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 104 65 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 4.71% 2.62% 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.16% 8.66% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 83 63 64
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,600 £26,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
606 751 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.45% 30.23% 30.24%
Number of salaries quoted 415 426 504
Average salary £47,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.06% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 169 (82.44%) LAN
2 145 (70.73%) Cisco
3 125 (60.98%) Firewall
4 83 (40.49%) Windows
5 77 (37.56%) Cisco Certification
6 73 (35.61%) TCP/IP
7 61 (29.76%) Juniper
7 61 (29.76%) VMware
8 47 (22.93%) CCNA
9 42 (20.49%) Microsoft
10 41 (20.00%) Linux
11 36 (17.56%) VoIP
11 36 (17.56%) MS Excel
11 36 (17.56%) Telecoms
11 36 (17.56%) Hyper-V
12 33 (16.10%) VPN
13 32 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
13 32 (15.61%) F5
14 31 (15.12%) SQL
15 30 (14.63%) ITIL
15 30 (14.63%) DNS
15 30 (14.63%) BGP
16 29 (14.15%) Citrix
16 29 (14.15%) CCNP
16 29 (14.15%) SQL Server
17 28 (13.66%) Active Directory
17 28 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
17 28 (13.66%) MPLS
18 27 (13.17%) OSPF
18 27 (13.17%) UNIX

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 24 (11.71%) MS Exchange
2 20 (9.76%) IIS
3 14 (6.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (4.39%) Lync
4 9 (4.39%) Apache
5 5 (2.44%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.98%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.49%) Eucalyptus
7 1 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 36 (17.56%) MS Excel
2 7 (3.41%) MS Office
3 3 (1.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (2.44%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.88%) SaaS
2 3 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.46%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.46%) IaaS
3 1 (0.49%) Nimbula
3 1 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 169 (82.44%) LAN
2 125 (60.98%) Firewall
3 73 (35.61%) TCP/IP
4 36 (17.56%) VoIP
5 33 (16.10%) VPN
6 30 (14.63%) DNS
6 30 (14.63%) BGP
7 28 (13.66%) MPLS
8 27 (13.17%) OSPF
8 27 (13.17%) Wireless
9 26 (12.68%) Cisco ASA
10 25 (12.20%) Network Security
11 24 (11.71%) SNMP
12 19 (9.27%) DHCP
13 16 (7.80%) Internet
13 16 (7.80%) SAN
13 16 (7.80%) IPsec
14 15 (7.32%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (7.32%) EIGRP
15 14 (6.83%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.15%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.34%) MySQL
3 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
General
1 36 (17.56%) Telecoms
2 15 (7.32%) Finance
3 10 (4.88%) German Language
4 7 (3.41%) Banking
5 6 (2.93%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.95%) Advertising
6 4 (1.95%) French Language
7 3 (1.46%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.49%) Marketing
8 1 (0.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 46 (22.44%) Network Engineer
2 29 (14.15%) Support Engineer
3 25 (12.20%) Consultant
4 22 (10.73%) Analyst
5 20 (9.76%) Sales Consultant
6 19 (9.27%) Systems Administrator
6 19 (9.27%) Technical Consultant
6 19 (9.27%) Administrator
6 19 (9.27%) Technical Sales Consultant
7 17 (8.29%) Senior Network Engineer
8 16 (7.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (6.83%) Technical Engineer
10 13 (6.34%) 3rd Line Support
11 12 (5.85%) Systems Engineer
11 12 (5.85%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 11 (5.37%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
13 10 (4.88%) Architect
13 10 (4.88%) Network Analyst
13 10 (4.88%) Technical Support
14 9 (4.39%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.29%) Web Services
2 3 (1.46%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.98%) SOAP
3 2 (0.98%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.73%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.39%) Management Information System
4 8 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.93%) Statistics
6 5 (2.44%) EqualLogic
7 3 (1.46%) E-Learning
7 3 (1.46%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.98%) PMI
9 1 (0.49%) Clustering
9 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.49%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 83 (40.49%) Windows
2 41 (20.00%) Linux
3 27 (13.17%) UNIX
4 24 (11.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (11.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (3.41%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.44%) CentOS
8 5 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.63%) ITIL
2 20 (9.76%) WAN Optimisation
3 15 (7.32%) Security Management
4 14 (6.83%) Project Management
4 14 (6.83%) Load Balancing
4 14 (6.83%) Change Control
5 10 (4.88%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (4.88%) PRINCE2
6 9 (4.39%) Network Management
7 8 (3.90%) Network Design
7 8 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (3.41%) Migration
8 7 (3.41%) Data Analysis
8 7 (3.41%) Incident Management
8 7 (3.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (2.93%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (2.93%) Workflow
9 6 (2.93%) Service Delivery
10 5 (2.44%) Change Management
10 5 (2.44%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (15.12%) SQL
2 12 (5.85%) Python
2 12 (5.85%) Perl
3 7 (3.41%) Shell Script
4 6 (2.93%) PowerShell
5 5 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 77 (37.56%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (22.93%) CCNA
3 29 (14.15%) CCNP
4 28 (13.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 22 (10.73%) CCIE
5 22 (10.73%) SC Cleared
5 22 (10.73%) Security Cleared
6 15 (7.32%) MCSE
7 14 (6.83%) Degree
8 13 (6.34%) CEH
8 13 (6.34%) CISSP
9 8 (3.90%) MCSA
10 7 (3.41%) CCIP
10 7 (3.41%) CCDP
10 7 (3.41%) MCITP
11 6 (2.93%) JNCIP
11 6 (2.93%) Security+ Certification
11 6 (2.93%) Network+ Certification
11 6 (2.93%) CCSP
11 6 (2.93%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.88%) SLA
2 3 (1.46%) QA
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (17.56%) Hyper-V
2 32 (15.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (13.66%) Active Directory
4 22 (10.73%) VMware ESX
4 22 (10.73%) VMware ESXi
5 18 (8.78%) vSphere
6 14 (6.83%) XenApp
7 5 (2.44%) iptables
8 3 (1.46%) Firmware
9 1 (0.49%) Snort
9 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.49%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (4.39%) Nmap
2 6 (2.93%) Backup Exec
3 5 (2.44%) Puppet
3 5 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.95%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (1.95%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.46%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.98%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.98%) CiscoWorks
6 2 (0.98%) HP NNM
7 1 (0.49%) SCCM
7 1 (0.49%) SCOM
7 1 (0.49%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.49%) Nagios
7 1 (0.49%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 145 (70.73%) Cisco
2 61 (29.76%) Juniper
2 61 (29.76%) VMware
3 42 (20.49%) Microsoft
4 32 (15.61%) F5
5 29 (14.15%) Citrix
6 23 (11.22%) CheckPoint
7 21 (10.24%) Oracle
8 20 (9.76%) CA
8 20 (9.76%) HP
8 20 (9.76%) NetScout
9 19 (9.27%) Riverbed
10 14 (6.83%) Fortinet
10 14 (6.83%) McAfee
11 12 (5.85%) ProCurve
11 12 (5.85%) Blue Coat
12 9 (4.39%) Mitel
12 9 (4.39%) Aruba
12 9 (4.39%) EMC
13 7 (3.41%) Altiris
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + car & healthcare package
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + 24 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago