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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 68 58 88
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +30
Permanent jobs citing WAN 58 90 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.47% 4.09% 2.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.13% 15.87% 7.28%
Number of salaries quoted 52 71 51
Median salary £38,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
521 567 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.20% 25.76% 30.06%
Number of salaries quoted 352 416 414
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 September 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 September 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.

1 104 (78.79%) LAN
2 87 (65.91%) Cisco
3 74 (56.06%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (40.91%) TCP/IP
5 53 (40.15%) Windows
6 52 (39.39%) VoIP
7 51 (38.64%) Firewall
8 37 (28.03%) MPLS
9 35 (26.52%) CCNA
10 33 (25.00%) Juniper
10 33 (25.00%) Skype for Business
11 31 (23.48%) Microsoft
11 31 (23.48%) CCNP
11 31 (23.48%) SQL Server
12 29 (21.97%) Avaya
12 29 (21.97%) VPN
12 29 (21.97%) VMware
12 29 (21.97%) Data Centre
13 27 (20.45%) SQL
13 27 (20.45%) BGP
14 25 (18.94%) OSPF
14 25 (18.94%) Wireless
15 23 (17.42%) Mitel
15 23 (17.42%) CheckPoint
15 23 (17.42%) PBX
16 22 (16.67%) NEC
17 21 (15.91%) Active Directory
17 21 (15.91%) Windows Server
18 19 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
19 18 (13.64%) CCIE

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 33 (25.00%) Skype for Business
2 17 (12.88%) MS Exchange
3 6 (4.55%) IIS
4 4 (3.03%) Apache
4 4 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (3.03%) WebSphere
5 2 (1.52%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.76%) SAS
6 1 (0.76%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.76%) WebLogic
Applications
1 17 (12.88%) MS Excel
2 13 (9.85%) MS Office
3 9 (6.82%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.33%) Office 365
2 6 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (4.55%) IaaS
2 6 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (78.79%) LAN
2 54 (40.91%) TCP/IP
3 52 (39.39%) VoIP
4 51 (38.64%) Firewall
5 37 (28.03%) MPLS
6 29 (21.97%) VPN
7 27 (20.45%) BGP
8 25 (18.94%) OSPF
8 25 (18.94%) Wireless
9 23 (17.42%) PBX
10 18 (13.64%) Ethernet
11 17 (12.88%) Network Security
12 14 (10.61%) Cisco ASA
12 14 (10.61%) DNS
13 13 (9.85%) IP Telephony
14 12 (9.09%) CTI
15 11 (8.33%) BIG-IP
15 11 (8.33%) tcpdump
15 11 (8.33%) Wireshark
16 9 (6.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (23.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.52%) Big Data
2 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (3.03%) JMeter
1 4 (3.03%) LoadRunner
1 4 (3.03%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (9.09%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.30%) Finance
3 4 (3.03%) French Language
3 4 (3.03%) Games
4 3 (2.27%) German Language
4 3 (2.27%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (2.27%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.52%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.76%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (27.27%) Network Engineer
2 34 (25.76%) Support Engineer
3 30 (22.73%) Technical Support
4 16 (12.12%) Technical Engineer
5 15 (11.36%) Senior Network Engineer
6 14 (10.61%) Technical Support Engineer
7 13 (9.85%) Network Support
7 13 (9.85%) Network Support Engineer
8 12 (9.09%) Consultant
9 11 (8.33%) Senior Network Support
9 11 (8.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
9 11 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
10 10 (7.58%) IT Support
11 8 (6.06%) Analyst
11 8 (6.06%) Architect
11 8 (6.06%) Cisco Consultant
11 8 (6.06%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 8 (6.06%) Network Consultant
12 7 (5.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (4.55%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.58%) Web Services
2 7 (5.30%) .NET
3 6 (4.55%) 802.1X
4 4 (3.03%) HTML
4 4 (3.03%) HTML5
5 2 (1.52%) Regular Expression
6 1 (0.76%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.97%) Data Centre
2 15 (11.36%) Replication
3 11 (8.33%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.33%) IVR
3 11 (8.33%) Virtual Team
4 7 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (4.55%) Driving Licence
5 6 (4.55%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.55%) PMI
6 5 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (3.03%) Fat Client
7 4 (3.03%) Thin Client
8 3 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (1.52%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 53 (40.15%) Windows
2 21 (15.91%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.88%) Linux
4 11 (8.33%) Unix
4 11 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 10 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.03%) Windows 10
7 4 (3.03%) Windows XP
8 3 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.52%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.76%) CentOS
10 1 (0.76%) Debian
10 1 (0.76%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.76%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.76%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (12.88%) Network Design
1 17 (12.88%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (12.12%) ITIL
2 16 (12.12%) Presales
3 14 (10.61%) Incident Management
4 10 (7.58%) Change Control
5 8 (6.06%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (5.30%) CRM
6 7 (5.30%) Mentoring
6 7 (5.30%) Product Management
6 7 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.55%) High Availability
7 6 (4.55%) Information Security
7 6 (4.55%) Network Planning
7 6 (4.55%) PRINCE2
7 6 (4.55%) Risk Management
7 6 (4.55%) Supplier Management
8 5 (3.79%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (3.79%) Load Balancing
8 5 (3.79%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (20.45%) SQL
2 11 (8.33%) C#
3 7 (5.30%) Shell Script
4 5 (3.79%) C
4 5 (3.79%) Python
5 4 (3.03%) Java
5 4 (3.03%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.52%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 74 (56.06%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (26.52%) CCNA
3 31 (23.48%) CCNP
4 18 (13.64%) CCIE
5 17 (12.88%) Degree
5 17 (12.88%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (9.09%) MCSE
7 9 (6.82%) JNCIE
8 8 (6.06%) JNCIP
8 8 (6.06%) MCITP
9 6 (4.55%) A+ Certification
9 6 (4.55%) PMI Certification
9 6 (4.55%) PMP
10 5 (3.79%) MCP
11 4 (3.03%) CCDP
11 4 (3.03%) CEH
11 4 (3.03%) CISSP
12 3 (2.27%) SC Cleared
12 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
13 2 (1.52%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.82%) SLA
2 6 (4.55%) PCI DSS
3 4 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 21 (15.91%) Active Directory
2 19 (14.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.03%) DFS Replication
4 4 (3.03%) Terminal Server
5 3 (2.27%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (4.55%) Cacti
1 6 (4.55%) Nagios
1 6 (4.55%) SmokePing
2 4 (3.03%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (3.03%) Nmap
2 4 (3.03%) SCCM
2 4 (3.03%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (3.03%) WSUS
3 3 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.76%) Nessus
Vendors
1 87 (65.91%) Cisco
2 33 (25.00%) Juniper
3 31 (23.48%) Microsoft
4 29 (21.97%) Avaya
4 29 (21.97%) VMware
5 23 (17.42%) CheckPoint
5 23 (17.42%) Mitel
6 22 (16.67%) NEC
7 14 (10.61%) F5
8 11 (8.33%) NetScout
9 9 (6.82%) Citrix
9 9 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (4.55%) Aruba
10 6 (4.55%) EMC
10 6 (4.55%) Riverbed
10 6 (4.55%) SolarWinds
10 6 (4.55%) Stonesoft
11 4 (3.03%) Dell KACE
11 4 (3.03%) HP
11 4 (3.03%) SAP
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