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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 41 64 81
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 111 92 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.89% 3.85% 2.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.51% 12.57% 9.03%
Number of salaries quoted 94 83 54
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -12.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £31,500 £25,975
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +10.66%
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
569 732 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.19% 30.64% 30.17%
Number of salaries quoted 461 387 479
Median salary £54,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.68% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 6 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 158 (78.61%) Cisco
2 130 (64.68%) LAN
3 128 (63.68%) Cisco Certification
4 116 (57.71%) Firewall
5 93 (46.27%) MPLS
6 86 (42.79%) BGP
7 85 (42.29%) CCNP
8 83 (41.29%) Data Centre
9 67 (33.33%) Juniper
10 64 (31.84%) VPN
10 64 (31.84%) VMware
11 57 (28.36%) OSPF
12 56 (27.86%) VoIP
13 55 (27.36%) Wireless
14 45 (22.39%) CheckPoint
15 44 (21.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 43 (21.39%) Linux
17 42 (20.90%) Windows
18 40 (19.90%) Cisco ASA
19 39 (19.40%) F5
19 39 (19.40%) Cisco Nexus
20 38 (18.91%) Migration
20 38 (18.91%) CCNA
21 37 (18.41%) CCIE
22 36 (17.91%) Microsoft
22 36 (17.91%) IPv4
23 33 (16.42%) TCP/IP
24 32 (15.92%) Presales
25 28 (13.93%) Fault Management
25 28 (13.93%) Internet

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 10 (4.98%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.48%) Skype for Business
3 6 (2.99%) OpenStack
4 5 (2.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.99%) Apache
5 4 (1.99%) IIS
6 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 21 (10.45%) MS Excel
2 14 (6.97%) MS Office
2 14 (6.97%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.49%) SaaS
2 4 (1.99%) Office 365
3 1 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.50%) IaaS
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 130 (64.68%) LAN
2 116 (57.71%) Firewall
3 93 (46.27%) MPLS
4 86 (42.79%) BGP
5 64 (31.84%) VPN
6 57 (28.36%) OSPF
7 56 (27.86%) VoIP
8 55 (27.36%) Wireless
9 40 (19.90%) Cisco ASA
10 39 (19.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 36 (17.91%) IPv4
12 33 (16.42%) TCP/IP
13 28 (13.93%) Internet
14 27 (13.43%) BIG-IP
14 27 (13.43%) IPv6
15 24 (11.94%) IPsec
16 22 (10.95%) tcpdump
16 22 (10.95%) Wireshark
17 21 (10.45%) SSL
18 20 (9.95%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.50%) Big Data
2 1 (0.50%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (1.00%) Subversion
General
1 25 (12.44%) Telecoms
2 22 (10.95%) Finance
3 4 (1.99%) Banking
3 4 (1.99%) Games
3 4 (1.99%) Marketing
3 4 (1.99%) Retail
4 3 (1.49%) French Language
4 3 (1.49%) German Language
4 3 (1.49%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (1.49%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.00%) Advertising
5 2 (1.00%) Legal
5 2 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.50%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 84 (41.79%) Network Engineer
2 45 (22.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 43 (21.39%) Cisco Engineer
4 40 (19.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 38 (18.91%) Support Engineer
6 27 (13.43%) Cisco Consultant
6 27 (13.43%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 27 (13.43%) Consultant
6 27 (13.43%) Network Consultant
7 24 (11.94%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 24 (11.94%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 22 (10.95%) Network Support
9 21 (10.45%) Network Support Engineer
10 19 (9.45%) Senior Support Engineer
11 18 (8.96%) Senior Network Support
11 18 (8.96%) Senior Network Support Engineer
12 17 (8.46%) Analyst
13 14 (6.97%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 13 (6.47%) Cisco Presales Consultant
14 13 (6.47%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (3.98%) 802.1X
2 5 (2.49%) Web Services
3 1 (0.50%) COM
3 1 (0.50%) HTML
3 1 (0.50%) J2EE
3 1 (0.50%) Regular Expression
3 1 (0.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 83 (41.29%) Data Centre
2 27 (13.43%) Private Cloud
3 13 (6.47%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.98%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (3.48%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.99%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.49%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (2.49%) IVR
7 5 (2.49%) Replication
8 2 (1.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.00%) Physics
9 1 (0.50%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 43 (21.39%) Linux
2 42 (20.90%) Windows
3 26 (12.94%) Windows Server
4 12 (5.97%) Unix
5 10 (4.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.98%) CentOS
6 8 (3.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (2.49%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.49%) Debian
9 3 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.49%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (18.91%) Migration
2 32 (15.92%) Presales
3 28 (13.93%) Fault Management
4 21 (10.45%) Network Design
5 15 (7.46%) ITIL
5 15 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
6 14 (6.97%) CRM
7 13 (6.47%) Load Balancing
7 13 (6.47%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (4.98%) Change Control
9 8 (3.98%) Mentoring
9 8 (3.98%) Project Management
10 7 (3.48%) Coaching
11 6 (2.99%) Change Management
11 6 (2.99%) Incident Management
11 6 (2.99%) Network Planning
12 5 (2.49%) Configuration Management
13 4 (1.99%) Case Management
13 4 (1.99%) Disaster Recovery
13 4 (1.99%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 13 (6.47%) Perl
2 12 (5.97%) Shell Script
3 10 (4.98%) Python
4 6 (2.99%) SQL
5 5 (2.49%) Bash Shell
5 5 (2.49%) C
6 1 (0.50%) Java
6 1 (0.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.50%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 128 (63.68%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (42.29%) CCNP
3 38 (18.91%) CCNA
4 37 (18.41%) CCIE
5 23 (11.44%) Degree
6 14 (6.97%) SC Cleared
6 14 (6.97%) Security Cleared
7 11 (5.47%) CCDP
8 9 (4.48%) Microsoft Certification
9 7 (3.48%) JNCIP
9 7 (3.48%) MCSE
10 6 (2.99%) JNCIA
11 5 (2.49%) CCSA
11 5 (2.49%) CCSE
11 5 (2.49%) CCSP
12 3 (1.49%) CCDA
12 3 (1.49%) CCIP
12 3 (1.49%) CCVP
12 3 (1.49%) CEH
12 3 (1.49%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.44%) SLA
2 1 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (21.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (10.95%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.99%) iptables
4 2 (1.00%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.50%) vSphere
5 1 (0.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (3.98%) Nagios
2 6 (2.99%) Cacti
2 6 (2.99%) Puppet
2 6 (2.99%) SCCM
2 6 (2.99%) SmokePing
3 4 (1.99%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.49%) Backup Exec
4 3 (1.49%) Nmap
5 2 (1.00%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.00%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 158 (78.61%) Cisco
2 67 (33.33%) Juniper
3 64 (31.84%) VMware
4 45 (22.39%) CheckPoint
5 39 (19.40%) F5
6 36 (17.91%) Microsoft
7 22 (10.95%) NetScout
8 14 (6.97%) Avaya
9 9 (4.48%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (3.98%) Palo Alto
10 8 (3.98%) Red Hat
11 7 (3.48%) Aruba
11 7 (3.48%) Extreme Networks
11 7 (3.48%) Intel
11 7 (3.48%) Meraki
11 7 (3.48%) Mitel
12 6 (2.99%) Forcepoint
12 6 (2.99%) Riverbed
12 6 (2.99%) SolarWinds
12 6 (2.99%) Stonesoft
Reading, Berkshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: The proposed package is up to £60k basic, plus Bonus plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago