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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 76 61 60
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 65 76 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.58% 3.38% 3.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.61% 11.26% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 63 63 59
Average salary £47,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.37% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £19,000 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
755 675 542
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.01% 29.99% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 428 499 401
Average salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 29 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 104 (75.91%) LAN
2 82 (59.85%) Cisco
3 69 (50.36%) Firewall
4 58 (42.34%) Cisco Certification
5 54 (39.42%) Windows
6 42 (30.66%) CCNA
7 40 (29.20%) Microsoft
8 39 (28.47%) OSPF
8 39 (28.47%) BGP
9 38 (27.74%) Juniper
10 37 (27.01%) TCP/IP
10 37 (27.01%) DNS
11 35 (25.55%) Finance
12 33 (24.09%) F5
13 31 (22.63%) Telecoms
13 31 (22.63%) CCNP
14 30 (21.90%) VPN
14 30 (21.90%) CheckPoint
15 28 (20.44%) Network Design
16 27 (19.71%) Windows Server 2008
17 26 (18.98%) Network Management
18 25 (18.25%) MPLS
18 25 (18.25%) VoIP
18 25 (18.25%) LDAP
19 24 (17.52%) Load Balancing
20 23 (16.79%) SQL Server
20 23 (16.79%) Windows Server 2003
21 22 (16.06%) Internet
21 22 (16.06%) SSL
21 22 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (12.41%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.03%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.57%) Tomcat
4 7 (5.11%) MS Exchange
5 5 (3.65%) IIS
5 5 (3.65%) Lync
6 4 (2.92%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (2.92%) Lotus Domino
6 4 (2.92%) Apache
6 4 (2.92%) GroupWise
Applications
1 19 (13.87%) MS Excel
2 10 (7.30%) MS Office
3 2 (1.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 104 (75.91%) LAN
2 69 (50.36%) Firewall
3 39 (28.47%) OSPF
3 39 (28.47%) BGP
4 37 (27.01%) DNS
4 37 (27.01%) TCP/IP
5 30 (21.90%) VPN
6 25 (18.25%) VoIP
6 25 (18.25%) LDAP
6 25 (18.25%) MPLS
7 22 (16.06%) Internet
7 22 (16.06%) SSL
8 21 (15.33%) HTTP
8 21 (15.33%) SMTP
9 18 (13.14%) PBX
10 17 (12.41%) EIGRP
10 17 (12.41%) IGRP
10 17 (12.41%) TACACS
11 15 (10.95%) Wireless
11 15 (10.95%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (16.79%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.03%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (4.38%) IDOL
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (5.11%) LoadRunner
General
1 35 (25.55%) Finance
2 31 (22.63%) Telecoms
3 14 (10.22%) Marketing
4 8 (5.84%) Retail
5 4 (2.92%) Billing
6 3 (2.19%) French Language
6 3 (2.19%) German Language
6 3 (2.19%) Italian Language
6 3 (2.19%) Spanish Language
6 3 (2.19%) Legal
7 2 (1.46%) Banking
8 1 (0.73%) Law
Job Titles
1 47 (34.31%) Network Engineer
2 14 (10.22%) NOC Engineer
3 13 (9.49%) Firewall Engineer
4 12 (8.76%) Product Manager
4 12 (8.76%) Portfolio Manager
5 11 (8.03%) Analyst
5 11 (8.03%) Project Manager
5 11 (8.03%) Support Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) Infrastructure Manager
6 9 (6.57%) Network Support
6 9 (6.57%) Security Engineer
7 8 (5.84%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 8 (5.84%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (5.11%) Technical Support
8 7 (5.11%) Service Analyst
8 7 (5.11%) Service Desk Analyst
9 6 (4.38%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Technical Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Performance Engineer
9 6 (4.38%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (12.41%) SOAP
2 4 (2.92%) ODBC
2 4 (2.92%) .NET
3 1 (0.73%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.30%) Management Information System
2 6 (4.38%) 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 54 (39.42%) Windows
2 27 (19.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (16.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (16.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (14.60%) UNIX
6 14 (10.22%) Windows XP
7 13 (9.49%) Linux
8 11 (8.03%) Windows 7
9 7 (5.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (2.92%) Solaris
10 4 (2.92%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (2.92%) Windows Vista
10 4 (2.92%) Android
11 1 (0.73%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (20.44%) Network Design
2 26 (18.98%) Network Management
3 24 (17.52%) Load Balancing
4 17 (12.41%) Capacity Management
5 16 (11.68%) ITIL
6 13 (9.49%) Product Management
7 12 (8.76%) Change Management
7 12 (8.76%) Mobile Device Management
8 11 (8.03%) Project Management
9 7 (5.11%) Performance Testing
10 6 (4.38%) Security Management
10 6 (4.38%) Performance Engineering
11 5 (3.65%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.65%) Disaster Recovery
12 4 (2.92%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (2.92%) WAN Optimisation
12 4 (2.92%) Software Distribution
13 3 (2.19%) Analytics
13 3 (2.19%) Cyber Security
13 3 (2.19%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.03%) SQL
2 8 (5.84%) Shell Script
3 5 (3.65%) Perl
3 5 (3.65%) T-SQL
3 5 (3.65%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (42.34%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (30.66%) CCNA
3 31 (22.63%) CCNP
4 15 (10.95%) CCIE
5 10 (7.30%) Security Cleared
6 6 (4.38%) CCIP
6 6 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (4.38%) Degree
7 5 (3.65%) MCP
7 5 (3.65%) MCSE
7 5 (3.65%) MCITP
8 3 (2.19%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.19%) CCSP
8 3 (2.19%) CCDA
8 3 (2.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (2.19%) SSCP
8 3 (2.19%) GCIA
8 3 (2.19%) GCIH
9 2 (1.46%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.46%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) PCI DSS
2 8 (5.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.65%) QA
3 5 (3.65%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (10.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.46%) Snort
4 1 (0.73%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.73%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 17 (12.41%) CiscoWorks
1 17 (12.41%) HP NNM
2 6 (4.38%) Netcool
2 6 (4.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 5 (3.65%) WSUS
4 2 (1.46%) Cacti
4 2 (1.46%) SmokePing
4 2 (1.46%) Nagios
5 1 (0.73%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 82 (59.85%) Cisco
2 40 (29.20%) Microsoft
3 38 (27.74%) Juniper
4 33 (24.09%) F5
5 30 (21.90%) CheckPoint
6 20 (14.60%) HP
7 12 (8.76%) VMware
8 8 (5.84%) Blue Coat
9 7 (5.11%) Riverbed
9 7 (5.11%) Aruba
10 6 (4.38%) Fujitsu
10 6 (4.38%) Meridio
10 6 (4.38%) EMC
11 5 (3.65%) Mitel
11 5 (3.65%) Red Hat
12 4 (2.92%) Sage
12 4 (2.92%) Avaya
12 4 (2.92%) MobileIron
12 4 (2.92%) SOTI
13 2 (1.46%) CA
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