The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 72 49 85
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +36
Permanent jobs citing WAN 67 92 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.84% 4.06% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.20% 12.90% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 61 82 37
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £19,100 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
728 713 610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.90% 31.44% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 402 558 446
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Berkshire

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 11 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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.

1 108 (81.20%) LAN
2 80 (60.15%) Cisco
3 71 (53.38%) Firewall
4 61 (45.86%) Windows
5 51 (38.35%) Microsoft
6 50 (37.59%) Cisco Certification
7 40 (30.08%) DNS
8 39 (29.32%) Juniper
9 38 (28.57%) OSPF
9 38 (28.57%) BGP
9 38 (28.57%) Finance
9 38 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
10 35 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (26.32%) CCNA
10 35 (26.32%) TCP/IP
11 31 (23.31%) Telecoms
11 31 (23.31%) F5
12 29 (21.80%) CCNP
13 28 (21.05%) MS Excel
14 27 (20.30%) CheckPoint
14 27 (20.30%) Network Design
15 26 (19.55%) SQL Server
16 25 (18.80%) Load Balancing
16 25 (18.80%) Network Management
17 24 (18.05%) LDAP
17 24 (18.05%) VPN
17 24 (18.05%) VoIP
18 23 (17.29%) HP
18 23 (17.29%) SSL
18 23 (17.29%) Internet

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 18 (13.53%) WebSphere
2 17 (12.78%) SharePoint
2 17 (12.78%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.77%) Tomcat
3 9 (6.77%) Lync
4 6 (4.51%) IIS
5 4 (3.01%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (3.01%) Apache
5 4 (3.01%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.01%) GroupWise
5 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.01%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 28 (21.05%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.27%) MS Office
3 4 (3.01%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.75%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.75%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 108 (81.20%) LAN
2 71 (53.38%) Firewall
3 40 (30.08%) DNS
4 38 (28.57%) OSPF
4 38 (28.57%) BGP
5 35 (26.32%) TCP/IP
6 24 (18.05%) VPN
6 24 (18.05%) VoIP
6 24 (18.05%) LDAP
7 23 (17.29%) Internet
7 23 (17.29%) SSL
7 23 (17.29%) MPLS
8 22 (16.54%) SMTP
8 22 (16.54%) HTTP
9 20 (15.04%) EIGRP
10 19 (14.29%) IGRP
10 19 (14.29%) PBX
11 18 (13.53%) TACACS
12 17 (12.78%) SAN
13 15 (11.28%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (19.55%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.77%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (5.26%) IDOL
4 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.75%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 8 (6.02%) LoadRunner
General
1 38 (28.57%) Finance
2 31 (23.31%) Telecoms
3 16 (12.03%) Marketing
4 8 (6.02%) Retail
5 4 (3.01%) Billing
5 4 (3.01%) Legal
6 3 (2.26%) Banking
6 3 (2.26%) French Language
6 3 (2.26%) German Language
6 3 (2.26%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.26%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 42 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 17 (12.78%) Support Engineer
3 15 (11.28%) Firewall Engineer
4 12 (9.02%) Product Manager
4 12 (9.02%) Portfolio Manager
5 11 (8.27%) NOC Engineer
6 10 (7.52%) 2nd Line Support
7 9 (6.77%) Network Support
8 7 (5.26%) Security Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Performance Engineer
8 7 (5.26%) Technical Support
9 6 (4.51%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Desktop Support
9 6 (4.51%) Analyst
9 6 (4.51%) Desktop Support Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Desktop Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (4.51%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
10 5 (3.76%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (13.53%) SOAP
2 5 (3.76%) .NET
3 4 (3.01%) ODBC
4 1 (0.75%) Middleware
4 1 (0.75%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.77%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.26%) PKI
3 5 (3.76%) Statistics
3 5 (3.76%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.01%) iPhone
5 2 (1.50%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.50%) EPoS
6 1 (0.75%) Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 61 (45.86%) Windows
2 38 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (26.32%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (16.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (12.03%) UNIX
6 15 (11.28%) Windows XP
7 12 (9.02%) Linux
7 12 (9.02%) Windows 7
8 7 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (3.01%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (3.01%) Windows Vista
9 4 (3.01%) Android
10 3 (2.26%) VMS
11 2 (1.50%) Solaris
12 1 (0.75%) AIX
12 1 (0.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (20.30%) Network Design
2 25 (18.80%) Load Balancing
2 25 (18.80%) Network Management
3 18 (13.53%) Capacity Management
4 16 (12.03%) ITIL
5 13 (9.77%) Product Management
6 12 (9.02%) Project Management
6 12 (9.02%) Mobile Device Management
7 10 (7.52%) Change Management
8 8 (6.02%) Performance Testing
9 6 (4.51%) Performance Engineering
9 6 (4.51%) Security Management
10 5 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (3.76%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (3.76%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.01%) Software Distribution
11 4 (3.01%) WAN Optimisation
12 3 (2.26%) Root Cause Analysis
12 3 (2.26%) Network Monitoring
12 3 (2.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.02%) SQL
2 8 (6.02%) Shell Script
3 6 (4.51%) Perl
4 5 (3.76%) T-SQL
4 5 (3.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 50 (37.59%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (26.32%) CCNA
3 29 (21.80%) CCNP
4 13 (9.77%) CCIE
4 13 (9.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (9.02%) MCP
5 12 (9.02%) Security Cleared
6 7 (5.26%) Degree
6 7 (5.26%) MCSA
7 6 (4.51%) MCTS
7 6 (4.51%) MCSE
8 4 (3.01%) MCITP
8 4 (3.01%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.26%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.26%) CCSP
9 3 (2.26%) CCIP
10 1 (0.75%) CCDA
10 1 (0.75%) ISEB
10 1 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) PCI DSS
2 6 (4.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.51%) QA
3 5 (3.76%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (15.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (6.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.26%) vSphere
3 3 (2.26%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.50%) XenApp
4 2 (1.50%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.50%) Xen
5 1 (0.75%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.75%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 18 (13.53%) CiscoWorks
1 18 (13.53%) HP NNM
2 7 (5.26%) Netcool
2 7 (5.26%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (3.76%) WSUS
4 3 (2.26%) SCCM
5 2 (1.50%) SCOM
5 2 (1.50%) Nagios
5 2 (1.50%) Cacti
5 2 (1.50%) SmokePing
6 1 (0.75%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (0.75%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 80 (60.15%) Cisco
2 51 (38.35%) Microsoft
3 39 (29.32%) Juniper
4 31 (23.31%) F5
5 27 (20.30%) CheckPoint
6 23 (17.29%) HP
7 12 (9.02%) VMware
8 7 (5.26%) EMC
8 7 (5.26%) Riverbed
8 7 (5.26%) Meridio
9 6 (4.51%) Fujitsu
9 6 (4.51%) Blue Coat
10 5 (3.76%) Mitel
10 5 (3.76%) Red Hat
10 5 (3.76%) Aruba
11 4 (3.01%) MobileIron
11 4 (3.01%) SOTI
11 4 (3.01%) Sage
11 4 (3.01%) Citrix
11 4 (3.01%) Avaya
Reading, Berkshire
Net Recruit.co.uk Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £28,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £32000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
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Guru Careers
Salary: £30 - 37k
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago