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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 86 75 59
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 64 83 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.44% 3.18% 3.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.27% 10.16% 12.08%
Number of salaries quoted 55 62 70
Average salary £35,500 £52,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.38% +40.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,150 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £75,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
880 817 596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 33.52% 31.31% 28.90%
Number of salaries quoted 457 573 467
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £70,000
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 21 November 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 105 (80.77%) LAN
2 79 (60.77%) Cisco
3 65 (50.00%) Windows
4 59 (45.38%) Firewall
5 52 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
6 44 (33.85%) TCP/IP
7 37 (28.46%) CCNA
8 33 (25.38%) DNS
9 32 (24.62%) VMware
10 28 (21.54%) CheckPoint
11 26 (20.00%) VPN
12 24 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
13 23 (17.69%) Microsoft
13 23 (17.69%) CCNP
14 22 (16.92%) ITIL
14 22 (16.92%) Network Design
15 21 (16.15%) Juniper
15 21 (16.15%) Telecoms
15 21 (16.15%) F5
16 20 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
16 20 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (14.62%) Citrix
17 19 (14.62%) OSPF
17 19 (14.62%) BGP
18 18 (13.85%) HP
18 18 (13.85%) Linux
18 18 (13.85%) VoIP
18 18 (13.85%) XenApp
19 17 (13.08%) MS Excel
19 17 (13.08%) SQL Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 11 (8.46%) WebSphere
2 6 (4.62%) MS Exchange
3 5 (3.85%) Tomcat
4 4 (3.08%) Apache
5 3 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 3 (2.31%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.77%) Lync
6 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (13.08%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.77%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 105 (80.77%) LAN
2 59 (45.38%) Firewall
3 44 (33.85%) TCP/IP
4 33 (25.38%) DNS
5 26 (20.00%) VPN
6 20 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (14.62%) OSPF
7 19 (14.62%) BGP
8 18 (13.85%) VoIP
9 15 (11.54%) SAN
9 15 (11.54%) Network Security
10 13 (10.00%) MPLS
10 13 (10.00%) LDAP
11 12 (9.23%) Internet
12 11 (8.46%) EIGRP
12 11 (8.46%) HTTP
12 11 (8.46%) IPsec
13 10 (7.69%) VLAN
13 10 (7.69%) Wireless
14 9 (6.92%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.08%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (2.31%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 6 (4.62%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.31%) WinRunner
2 3 (2.31%) TestDirector
2 3 (2.31%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.31%) Bugzilla
2 3 (2.31%) JIRA
2 3 (2.31%) Selenium
2 3 (2.31%) MSTest
3 2 (1.54%) ClearQuest
General
1 21 (16.15%) Telecoms
2 17 (13.08%) Finance
3 7 (5.38%) Marketing
4 4 (3.08%) Retail
5 1 (0.77%) Law
5 1 (0.77%) Legal
5 1 (0.77%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (24.62%) Network Engineer
2 28 (21.54%) Support Engineer
3 11 (8.46%) Analyst
4 10 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 10 (7.69%) Designer
5 9 (6.92%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 9 (6.92%) Network Designer
5 9 (6.92%) Technical Support
5 9 (6.92%) Technical Support Engineer
5 9 (6.92%) Technical Engineer
5 9 (6.92%) Infrastructure Manager
6 7 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (5.38%) Administrator
6 7 (5.38%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) IT Support
7 6 (4.62%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) IT Support Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Product Manager
7 6 (4.62%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.15%) SOAP
2 1 (0.77%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.92%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.15%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.62%) Open Source
4 5 (3.85%) Statistics
5 3 (2.31%) PKI
6 2 (1.54%) EPoS
7 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 65 (50.00%) Windows
2 20 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (13.85%) Linux
4 16 (12.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (9.23%) UNIX
7 9 (6.92%) Solaris
7 9 (6.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (3.08%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.08%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.77%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.77%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.92%) ITIL
1 22 (16.92%) Network Design
2 14 (10.77%) Network Management
3 12 (9.23%) Project Management
4 11 (8.46%) Load Balancing
5 9 (6.92%) Change Management
6 8 (6.15%) Capacity Management
7 6 (4.62%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (4.62%) Product Management
8 5 (3.85%) Cyber Security
9 4 (3.08%) WAN Optimisation
9 4 (3.08%) Line Management
10 3 (2.31%) Analytics
10 3 (2.31%) Performance Engineering
10 3 (2.31%) Test Planning
10 3 (2.31%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.31%) Waterfall
10 3 (2.31%) SIEM
10 3 (2.31%) Performance Testing
10 3 (2.31%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.38%) SQL
2 6 (4.62%) T-SQL
3 3 (2.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 52 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (28.46%) CCNA
3 23 (17.69%) CCNP
4 8 (6.15%) CCIP
4 8 (6.15%) CCDA
4 8 (6.15%) Security Cleared
5 6 (4.62%) SC Cleared
6 5 (3.85%) CCDP
6 5 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (3.08%) MCSE
7 4 (3.08%) CCIE
7 4 (3.08%) JNCIS
7 4 (3.08%) MCITP
8 3 (2.31%) ISTQB
8 3 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (2.31%) HND
8 3 (2.31%) ISEB
8 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.31%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.31%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) PCI DSS
2 7 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.85%) QA
3 5 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (18.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (13.85%) XenApp
3 15 (11.54%) Hyper-V
3 15 (11.54%) Active Directory
4 13 (10.00%) vSphere
5 11 (8.46%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.31%) VMware ESX
7 2 (1.54%) Snort
8 1 (0.77%) XenServer
8 1 (0.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.15%) CiscoWorks
1 8 (6.15%) HP NNM
2 6 (4.62%) WSUS
3 3 (2.31%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (2.31%) Netcool
3 3 (2.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 79 (60.77%) Cisco
2 32 (24.62%) VMware
3 28 (21.54%) CheckPoint
4 23 (17.69%) Microsoft
5 21 (16.15%) Juniper
5 21 (16.15%) F5
6 19 (14.62%) Citrix
7 18 (13.85%) HP
8 13 (10.00%) Aruba
9 11 (8.46%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.38%) Blue Coat
11 5 (3.85%) McAfee
12 4 (3.08%) Mitel
12 4 (3.08%) Sourcefire
12 4 (3.08%) Fujitsu
12 4 (3.08%) Riverbed
12 4 (3.08%) IBM
13 3 (2.31%) Dell
13 3 (2.31%) EMC
13 3 (2.31%) Symantec
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