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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 82 72 61
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 59 66 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.35% 2.88% 3.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.96% 9.57% 14.10%
Number of salaries quoted 57 51 64
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £67,500 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
741 690 525
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.46% 30.10% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 422 508 401
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 103 (75.18%) LAN
2 83 (60.58%) Cisco
3 65 (47.45%) Firewall
4 61 (44.53%) Cisco Certification
5 55 (40.15%) Windows
6 44 (32.12%) CCNA
7 38 (27.74%) DNS
8 37 (27.01%) TCP/IP
8 37 (27.01%) Microsoft
9 35 (25.55%) Juniper
10 33 (24.09%) OSPF
10 33 (24.09%) BGP
10 33 (24.09%) CCNP
11 32 (23.36%) CheckPoint
11 32 (23.36%) Telecoms
12 30 (21.90%) Finance
12 30 (21.90%) VPN
13 29 (21.17%) Network Design
13 29 (21.17%) Windows Server 2008
13 29 (21.17%) F5
14 26 (18.98%) VoIP
15 24 (17.52%) LDAP
15 24 (17.52%) Windows Server 2003
16 23 (16.79%) Network Management
17 21 (15.33%) Windows Server 2012
17 21 (15.33%) HP
17 21 (15.33%) Load Balancing
18 20 (14.60%) SSL
18 20 (14.60%) UNIX
18 20 (14.60%) SQL Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (13.14%) WebSphere
2 9 (6.57%) SharePoint
3 7 (5.11%) Tomcat
4 6 (4.38%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.92%) GroupWise
5 4 (2.92%) Lotus Domino
5 4 (2.92%) Apache
5 4 (2.92%) Lync
6 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.19%) IBM HTTP Server
7 2 (1.46%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (10.95%) MS Excel
2 9 (6.57%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.19%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 103 (75.18%) LAN
2 65 (47.45%) Firewall
3 38 (27.74%) DNS
4 37 (27.01%) TCP/IP
5 33 (24.09%) OSPF
5 33 (24.09%) BGP
6 30 (21.90%) VPN
7 26 (18.98%) VoIP
8 24 (17.52%) LDAP
9 20 (14.60%) SSL
9 20 (14.60%) Internet
10 19 (13.87%) MPLS
10 19 (13.87%) HTTP
10 19 (13.87%) SMTP
11 18 (13.14%) PBX
12 16 (11.68%) Wireless
13 15 (10.95%) TACACS
13 15 (10.95%) EIGRP
13 15 (10.95%) IGRP
14 13 (9.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (14.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.65%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.38%) LoadRunner
General
1 32 (23.36%) Telecoms
2 30 (21.90%) Finance
3 14 (10.22%) Marketing
4 6 (4.38%) Retail
5 3 (2.19%) Billing
5 3 (2.19%) French Language
5 3 (2.19%) German Language
5 3 (2.19%) Italian Language
5 3 (2.19%) Spanish Language
5 3 (2.19%) Legal
6 2 (1.46%) Banking
7 1 (0.73%) Law
Job Titles
1 46 (33.58%) Network Engineer
2 14 (10.22%) Support Engineer
3 12 (8.76%) Project Manager
3 12 (8.76%) Product Manager
3 12 (8.76%) NOC Engineer
3 12 (8.76%) Portfolio Manager
4 11 (8.03%) Firewall Engineer
5 10 (7.30%) Infrastructure Manager
5 10 (7.30%) Analyst
6 9 (6.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 8 (5.84%) Network Support
7 8 (5.84%) Security Engineer
7 8 (5.84%) Designer
8 7 (5.11%) Network Designer
8 7 (5.11%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Technical Support
9 6 (4.38%) Service Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Technical Support Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (10.95%) SOAP
2 4 (2.92%) ODBC
3 2 (1.46%) .NET
4 1 (0.73%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.30%) Management Information System
2 7 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.65%) PKI
3 5 (3.65%) Statistics
4 4 (2.92%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.92%) iPhone
5 2 (1.46%) EPoS
5 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.73%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 55 (40.15%) Windows
2 29 (21.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 24 (17.52%) Windows Server 2003
4 21 (15.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (14.60%) UNIX
6 16 (11.68%) Linux
7 12 (8.76%) Windows XP
8 11 (8.03%) Windows 7
9 9 (6.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (3.65%) Solaris
11 4 (2.92%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (2.92%) Android
12 3 (2.19%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.73%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.17%) Network Design
2 23 (16.79%) Network Management
3 21 (15.33%) Load Balancing
4 16 (11.68%) ITIL
5 15 (10.95%) Capacity Management
6 13 (9.49%) Product Management
7 12 (8.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 10 (7.30%) Project Management
8 10 (7.30%) Change Management
9 6 (4.38%) Performance Testing
10 5 (3.65%) Security Management
10 5 (3.65%) Performance Engineering
11 4 (2.92%) Line Management
11 4 (2.92%) Software Distribution
11 4 (2.92%) WAN Optimisation
11 4 (2.92%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (2.92%) Business Intelligence
12 3 (2.19%) PRINCE2
12 3 (2.19%) Risk Management
12 3 (2.19%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.30%) SQL
2 6 (4.38%) Shell Script
3 5 (3.65%) T-SQL
4 3 (2.19%) Python
4 3 (2.19%) Perl
4 3 (2.19%) PHP
Qualifications
1 61 (44.53%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (32.12%) CCNA
3 33 (24.09%) CCNP
4 15 (10.95%) CCIE
5 10 (7.30%) Security Cleared
6 8 (5.84%) CCIP
7 6 (4.38%) Degree
7 6 (4.38%) CCDA
7 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (3.65%) MCSE
8 5 (3.65%) MCITP
9 4 (2.92%) SC Cleared
9 4 (2.92%) MCP
10 3 (2.19%) CCDP
10 3 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (2.19%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (2.19%) SSCP
10 3 (2.19%) GCIA
10 3 (2.19%) GCIH
11 2 (1.46%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.84%) SLA
3 7 (5.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.65%) QA
System Software
1 13 (9.49%) Active Directory
2 11 (8.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.19%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.46%) Snort
5 1 (0.73%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (10.95%) CiscoWorks
1 15 (10.95%) HP NNM
2 5 (3.65%) WSUS
2 5 (3.65%) Netcool
2 5 (3.65%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 2 (1.46%) Nagios
3 2 (1.46%) Cacti
3 2 (1.46%) SmokePing
4 1 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 83 (60.58%) Cisco
2 37 (27.01%) Microsoft
3 35 (25.55%) Juniper
4 32 (23.36%) CheckPoint
5 29 (21.17%) F5
6 21 (15.33%) HP
7 14 (10.22%) VMware
8 9 (6.57%) Blue Coat
8 9 (6.57%) Aruba
9 8 (5.84%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.11%) Riverbed
11 5 (3.65%) Fujitsu
11 5 (3.65%) Mitel
11 5 (3.65%) Meridio
11 5 (3.65%) EMC
12 4 (2.92%) McAfee
12 4 (2.92%) Sourcefire
12 4 (2.92%) MobileIron
12 4 (2.92%) SOTI
12 4 (2.92%) Avaya
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