The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 64 46 77
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +31
Permanent jobs citing WAN 70 121 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.89% 5.37% 2.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.00% 19.58% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 55 107 58
Median salary £38,500 £40,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £33,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
500 618 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.78% 27.42% 31.27%
Number of salaries quoted 370 388 395
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for WAN.

1 134 (73.22%) Cisco
2 131 (71.58%) LAN
3 114 (62.30%) Cisco Certification
4 86 (46.99%) Firewall
5 75 (40.98%) MPLS
6 67 (36.61%) VoIP
6 67 (36.61%) Data Centre
7 60 (32.79%) CCNP
8 57 (31.15%) BGP
9 52 (28.42%) TCP/IP
9 52 (28.42%) VPN
10 50 (27.32%) Wireless
11 49 (26.78%) CCNA
11 49 (26.78%) Juniper
12 48 (26.23%) Windows
13 46 (25.14%) VMware
14 40 (21.86%) OSPF
15 36 (19.67%) CheckPoint
16 33 (18.03%) Microsoft
17 32 (17.49%) Linux
18 31 (16.94%) SQL Server
18 31 (16.94%) CCIE
18 31 (16.94%) Skype for Business
19 30 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
19 30 (16.39%) Avaya
20 27 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
21 26 (14.21%) Windows Server
21 26 (14.21%) SQL
22 25 (13.66%) Presales
22 25 (13.66%) F5

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 31 (16.94%) Skype for Business
2 14 (7.65%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.73%) IIS
4 4 (2.19%) Apache
4 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.55%) JBoss
6 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.29%) MS Office
3 14 (7.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.83%) Office 365
2 6 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.28%) IaaS
2 6 (3.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 131 (71.58%) LAN
2 86 (46.99%) Firewall
3 75 (40.98%) MPLS
4 67 (36.61%) VoIP
5 57 (31.15%) BGP
6 52 (28.42%) TCP/IP
6 52 (28.42%) VPN
7 50 (27.32%) Wireless
8 40 (21.86%) OSPF
9 27 (14.75%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (13.11%) Cisco Nexus
11 23 (12.57%) IPv4
12 22 (12.02%) Ethernet
12 22 (12.02%) PBX
13 20 (10.93%) IP Telephony
14 19 (10.38%) Network Security
15 18 (9.84%) BIG-IP
16 17 (9.29%) IPsec
17 16 (8.74%) IPv6
17 16 (8.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (16.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.09%) Big Data
2 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.55%) JMeter
1 1 (0.55%) LoadRunner
1 1 (0.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (10.38%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.46%) Finance
3 5 (2.73%) Games
4 3 (1.64%) French Language
4 3 (1.64%) German Language
4 3 (1.64%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (1.64%) Retail
4 3 (1.64%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.09%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 58 (31.69%) Network Engineer
2 40 (21.86%) Support Engineer
3 28 (15.30%) Senior Network Engineer
3 28 (15.30%) Technical Support
4 24 (13.11%) Consultant
5 23 (12.57%) Cisco Consultant
5 23 (12.57%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 23 (12.57%) Network Consultant
6 21 (11.48%) Cisco Engineer
7 20 (10.93%) Network Support
8 19 (10.38%) Network Support Engineer
9 18 (9.84%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 16 (8.74%) Senior Network Support
10 16 (8.74%) Senior Network Support Engineer
10 16 (8.74%) Senior Support Engineer
10 16 (8.74%) Technical Engineer
11 13 (7.10%) Analyst
11 13 (7.10%) Presales Consultant
11 13 (7.10%) Technical Support Engineer
11 13 (7.10%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.92%) Web Services
2 6 (3.28%) .NET
2 6 (3.28%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.09%) HTML
3 2 (1.09%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.55%) HTML5
4 1 (0.55%) J2EE
4 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 67 (36.61%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.74%) Private Cloud
2 16 (8.74%) Replication
2 16 (8.74%) Virtual Team
3 12 (6.56%) IVR
4 11 (6.01%) Computer Science
5 10 (5.46%) Driving Licence
6 8 (4.37%) Video Conferencing
7 6 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (3.28%) PMI
8 4 (2.19%) Fat Client
8 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.19%) Thin Client
9 3 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
10 1 (0.55%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 48 (26.23%) Windows
2 32 (17.49%) Linux
3 26 (14.21%) Windows Server
4 12 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (6.01%) Unix
6 8 (4.37%) Windows 7
7 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (2.19%) Windows 10
8 4 (2.19%) Windows XP
9 3 (1.64%) Debian
9 3 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.64%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (1.09%) CentOS
10 2 (1.09%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (13.66%) Presales
2 22 (12.02%) Migration
3 19 (10.38%) Network Design
4 16 (8.74%) Fault Management
4 16 (8.74%) ITIL
5 15 (8.20%) Network Monitoring
6 13 (7.10%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (6.01%) Load Balancing
8 9 (4.92%) Incident Management
9 8 (4.37%) Change Control
9 8 (4.37%) CRM
9 8 (4.37%) Mentoring
10 7 (3.83%) Coaching
10 7 (3.83%) Project Management
11 6 (3.28%) Network Planning
11 6 (3.28%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.28%) Product Management
11 6 (3.28%) Risk Management
11 6 (3.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (3.28%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (14.21%) SQL
2 8 (4.37%) Shell Script
3 7 (3.83%) C#
4 5 (2.73%) C
5 3 (1.64%) Perl
5 3 (1.64%) Python
6 2 (1.09%) Java
6 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.55%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 114 (62.30%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (32.79%) CCNP
3 49 (26.78%) CCNA
4 31 (16.94%) CCIE
5 16 (8.74%) Degree
6 13 (7.10%) MCSE
6 13 (7.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (6.01%) CCDP
8 9 (4.92%) SC Cleared
8 9 (4.92%) Security Cleared
9 7 (3.83%) JNCIE
10 6 (3.28%) JNCIP
10 6 (3.28%) PMI Certification
10 6 (3.28%) PMP
11 5 (2.73%) CCSA
11 5 (2.73%) CCSE
11 5 (2.73%) MCP
12 3 (1.64%) CEH
12 3 (1.64%) JNCIA
12 3 (1.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.84%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (16.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (10.93%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.19%) DFS Replication
3 4 (2.19%) Hyper-V
3 4 (2.19%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.55%) vSphere
4 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) Cacti
1 6 (3.28%) Nagios
1 6 (3.28%) SmokePing
2 4 (2.19%) SCCM
2 4 (2.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.19%) WSUS
3 3 (1.64%) Nmap
4 2 (1.09%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.55%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 134 (73.22%) Cisco
2 49 (26.78%) Juniper
3 46 (25.14%) VMware
4 36 (19.67%) CheckPoint
5 33 (18.03%) Microsoft
6 30 (16.39%) Avaya
7 25 (13.66%) F5
8 24 (13.11%) Mitel
9 21 (11.48%) NEC
10 16 (8.74%) NetScout
11 9 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (4.37%) Citrix
12 8 (4.37%) EMC
13 7 (3.83%) Aruba
14 6 (3.28%) Riverbed
14 6 (3.28%) SolarWinds
14 6 (3.28%) Stonesoft
15 5 (2.73%) Extreme Networks
15 5 (2.73%) HP
15 5 (2.73%) Palo Alto
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