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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 71 52 79
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +27
Permanent jobs citing WAN 66 102 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.68% 4.63% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.24% 16.64% 8.43%
Number of salaries quoted 57 81 63
Median salary £38,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
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
539 613 771
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.08% 27.81% 30.88%
Number of salaries quoted 374 411 426
Median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 28 August 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 127 (77.44%) LAN
2 117 (71.34%) Cisco
3 102 (62.20%) Cisco Certification
4 68 (41.46%) Firewall
5 62 (37.80%) VoIP
6 57 (34.76%) MPLS
7 55 (33.54%) TCP/IP
8 54 (32.93%) Data Centre
9 52 (31.71%) Windows
10 47 (28.66%) CCNP
11 44 (26.83%) VPN
12 43 (26.22%) Wireless
13 42 (25.61%) CCNA
13 42 (25.61%) BGP
14 41 (25.00%) Juniper
14 41 (25.00%) VMware
15 36 (21.95%) Skype for Business
16 34 (20.73%) Avaya
16 34 (20.73%) Microsoft
17 33 (20.12%) SQL Server
17 33 (20.12%) OSPF
18 29 (17.68%) CCIE
18 29 (17.68%) VMware Infrastructure
19 28 (17.07%) CheckPoint
20 27 (16.46%) SQL
21 26 (15.85%) Mitel
22 25 (15.24%) Linux
22 25 (15.24%) Presales
23 24 (14.63%) Windows Server
23 24 (14.63%) PBX

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 36 (21.95%) Skype for Business
2 18 (10.98%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.05%) IIS
4 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.83%) Apache
5 3 (1.83%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (12.80%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.98%) MS Office
3 14 (8.54%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.10%) Office 365
2 6 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.66%) IaaS
2 6 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.83%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (77.44%) LAN
2 68 (41.46%) Firewall
3 62 (37.80%) VoIP
4 57 (34.76%) MPLS
5 55 (33.54%) TCP/IP
6 44 (26.83%) VPN
7 43 (26.22%) Wireless
8 42 (25.61%) BGP
9 33 (20.12%) OSPF
10 24 (14.63%) PBX
11 21 (12.80%) Ethernet
12 20 (12.20%) Cisco ASA
12 20 (12.20%) IP Telephony
12 20 (12.20%) Network Security
13 15 (9.15%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (9.15%) IPv4
14 14 (8.54%) IPsec
15 13 (7.93%) CTI
15 13 (7.93%) DNS
16 12 (7.32%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.12%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.22%) Big Data
2 2 (1.22%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.83%) JMeter
1 3 (1.83%) LoadRunner
1 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
General
1 17 (10.37%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.27%) Finance
3 5 (3.05%) Games
4 3 (1.83%) French Language
4 3 (1.83%) German Language
4 3 (1.83%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (1.83%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.22%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (27.44%) Network Engineer
2 39 (23.78%) Support Engineer
3 30 (18.29%) Technical Support
4 22 (13.41%) Consultant
5 20 (12.20%) Senior Network Engineer
6 19 (11.59%) Cisco Consultant
6 19 (11.59%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 19 (11.59%) Network Consultant
7 16 (9.76%) Technical Engineer
8 15 (9.15%) Network Support
8 15 (9.15%) Network Support Engineer
9 14 (8.54%) Technical Support Engineer
10 13 (7.93%) Cisco Engineer
11 12 (7.32%) Senior Network Support
11 12 (7.32%) Senior Network Support Engineer
11 12 (7.32%) Senior Support Engineer
12 11 (6.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 11 (6.71%) Cisco Presales Consultant
12 11 (6.71%) Presales Consultant
12 11 (6.71%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.49%) Web Services
2 7 (4.27%) .NET
3 6 (3.66%) 802.1X
4 3 (1.83%) HTML
4 3 (1.83%) HTML5
5 2 (1.22%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.61%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 54 (32.93%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.76%) Replication
3 13 (7.93%) IVR
4 12 (7.32%) Virtual Team
5 11 (6.71%) Computer Science
6 10 (6.10%) Driving Licence
7 9 (5.49%) Private Cloud
8 8 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
9 7 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (3.66%) Management Information System
10 6 (3.66%) PMI
11 5 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (2.44%) Fat Client
12 4 (2.44%) Thin Client
13 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 52 (31.71%) Windows
2 25 (15.24%) Linux
3 24 (14.63%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.71%) Unix
4 11 (6.71%) Windows 7
4 11 (6.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (2.44%) Windows 10
6 4 (2.44%) Windows XP
7 3 (1.83%) Debian
7 3 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.83%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.22%) CentOS
8 2 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.22%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (15.24%) Presales
2 21 (12.80%) Network Design
3 17 (10.37%) ITIL
4 16 (9.76%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (8.54%) Migration
6 13 (7.93%) Incident Management
7 11 (6.71%) Root Cause Analysis
8 9 (5.49%) Change Control
8 9 (5.49%) Fault Management
9 8 (4.88%) CRM
9 8 (4.88%) Mentoring
10 7 (4.27%) Load Balancing
10 7 (4.27%) Product Management
10 7 (4.27%) Project Management
10 7 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (3.66%) Information Security
11 6 (3.66%) Network Planning
11 6 (3.66%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.66%) Risk Management
11 6 (3.66%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (16.46%) SQL
2 10 (6.10%) C#
3 8 (4.88%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.05%) C
4 5 (3.05%) Python
5 3 (1.83%) Java
5 3 (1.83%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.22%) Perl
6 2 (1.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 102 (62.20%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (28.66%) CCNP
3 42 (25.61%) CCNA
4 29 (17.68%) CCIE
5 18 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 16 (9.76%) Degree
7 14 (8.54%) MCSE
8 9 (5.49%) CCDP
9 8 (4.88%) JNCIE
10 7 (4.27%) JNCIP
10 7 (4.27%) MCITP
11 6 (3.66%) MCP
11 6 (3.66%) PMI Certification
11 6 (3.66%) PMP
12 5 (3.05%) A+ Certification
13 4 (2.44%) SC Cleared
13 4 (2.44%) Security Cleared
14 3 (1.83%) CEH
14 3 (1.83%) CISSP
14 3 (1.83%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.15%) SLA
2 5 (3.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 29 (17.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (13.41%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.88%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.44%) DFS Replication
4 4 (2.44%) Terminal Server
5 3 (1.83%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (3.66%) Cacti
1 6 (3.66%) Nagios
1 6 (3.66%) SmokePing
2 4 (2.44%) SCCM
2 4 (2.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.44%) WSUS
3 3 (1.83%) Backup Exec
3 3 (1.83%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.83%) Nmap
4 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 117 (71.34%) Cisco
2 41 (25.00%) Juniper
2 41 (25.00%) VMware
3 34 (20.73%) Avaya
3 34 (20.73%) Microsoft
4 28 (17.07%) CheckPoint
5 26 (15.85%) Mitel
6 23 (14.02%) NEC
7 16 (9.76%) F5
8 12 (7.32%) NetScout
9 9 (5.49%) Salesforce.com
10 8 (4.88%) Citrix
11 7 (4.27%) EMC
12 6 (3.66%) Aruba
12 6 (3.66%) Riverbed
12 6 (3.66%) SolarWinds
12 6 (3.66%) Stonesoft
13 5 (3.05%) NetApp
14 4 (2.44%) HP
14 4 (2.44%) Remedy
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