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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 59 78 33
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -45
Permanent jobs citing WAN 91 70 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.68% 2.91% 6.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.96% 9.51% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83 57 125
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,250 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
761 736 830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.76% 30.56% 38.64%
Number of salaries quoted 407 488 645
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%

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 27 April 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 124 (75.15%) LAN
2 108 (65.45%) Firewall
3 104 (63.03%) Cisco
4 99 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
5 67 (40.61%) Windows
6 66 (40.00%) CCNA
7 53 (32.12%) TCP/IP
8 49 (29.70%) MPLS
9 46 (27.88%) VoIP
10 44 (26.67%) CCNP
11 39 (23.64%) ITIL
12 37 (22.42%) MS Excel
12 37 (22.42%) DNS
12 37 (22.42%) Juniper
12 37 (22.42%) VMware
13 35 (21.21%) Microsoft
14 34 (20.61%) Network Security
15 32 (19.39%) VPN
16 31 (18.79%) F5
17 29 (17.58%) Citrix
17 29 (17.58%) Security Cleared
18 28 (16.97%) Telecoms
19 27 (16.36%) Linux
19 27 (16.36%) IPsec
20 26 (15.76%) SC Cleared
20 26 (15.76%) HP
20 26 (15.76%) SAN
20 26 (15.76%) Wireless
21 25 (15.15%) BGP
22 23 (13.94%) Hyper-V

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 21 (12.73%) Lync
2 16 (9.70%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (4.85%) IIS
5 3 (1.82%) Apache
6 2 (1.21%) CMS
Applications
1 37 (22.42%) MS Excel
2 8 (4.85%) MS Office
3 7 (4.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.03%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.64%) SaaS
2 3 (1.82%) PaaS
2 3 (1.82%) IaaS
2 3 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.21%) Mimecast
4 1 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (75.15%) LAN
2 108 (65.45%) Firewall
3 53 (32.12%) TCP/IP
4 49 (29.70%) MPLS
5 46 (27.88%) VoIP
6 37 (22.42%) DNS
7 34 (20.61%) Network Security
8 32 (19.39%) VPN
9 27 (16.36%) IPsec
10 26 (15.76%) SAN
10 26 (15.76%) Wireless
11 25 (15.15%) BGP
12 22 (13.33%) DHCP
13 21 (12.73%) OSPF
13 21 (12.73%) VLAN
14 14 (8.48%) Cisco ASA
14 14 (8.48%) SNMP
15 11 (6.67%) PPP
16 9 (5.45%) ATM
17 8 (4.85%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 3 (1.82%) WinRunner
1 3 (1.82%) TestDirector
1 3 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
1 3 (1.82%) LoadRunner
1 3 (1.82%) Bugzilla
1 3 (1.82%) JIRA
1 3 (1.82%) Selenium
1 3 (1.82%) MSTest
2 2 (1.21%) ClearQuest
General
1 28 (16.97%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.48%) Finance
3 11 (6.67%) Banking
4 3 (1.82%) German Language
4 3 (1.82%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 42 (25.45%) Network Engineer
2 23 (13.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 19 (11.52%) Security Engineer
5 16 (9.70%) Architect
6 12 (7.27%) Analyst
7 10 (6.06%) Consultant
8 9 (5.45%) Systems Engineer
8 9 (5.45%) Cisco Engineer
8 9 (5.45%) IT Security Engineer
8 9 (5.45%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Voice Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Senior Network Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (4.24%) 3rd Line Support
10 6 (3.64%) Technical Support
10 6 (3.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (3.64%) Network Architect
10 6 (3.64%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.42%) Web Services
2 2 (1.21%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 16 (9.70%) Open Source
2 7 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.64%) EqualLogic
3 6 (3.64%) Statistics
4 5 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.82%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.21%) PKI
6 2 (1.21%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.61%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 67 (40.61%) Windows
2 27 (16.36%) Linux
3 19 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (10.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (7.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (4.24%) UNIX
7 6 (3.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (1.21%) Solaris
9 1 (0.61%) AIX
9 1 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (23.64%) ITIL
2 20 (12.12%) Change Control
3 18 (10.91%) Project Management
4 17 (10.30%) Change Management
4 17 (10.30%) Network Design
5 14 (8.48%) Cyber Security
6 10 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 10 (6.06%) Service Delivery
6 10 (6.06%) Migration
7 9 (5.45%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.85%) SIEM
8 8 (4.85%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.24%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (3.64%) Kalman Filter
10 6 (3.64%) Database Security
10 6 (3.64%) Information Security
10 6 (3.64%) Network Management
11 5 (3.03%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (3.03%) Incident Management
11 5 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 99 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 66 (40.00%) CCNA
3 44 (26.67%) CCNP
4 29 (17.58%) Security Cleared
5 26 (15.76%) SC Cleared
6 16 (9.70%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (8.48%) CCDP
8 10 (6.06%) CISSP
8 10 (6.06%) CEH
9 8 (4.85%) CCSP
9 8 (4.85%) MCSE
9 8 (4.85%) MCSA
10 7 (4.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 7 (4.24%) GIAC
11 6 (3.64%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (3.64%) JNCIS
11 6 (3.64%) CCIE
11 6 (3.64%) CCDA
12 4 (2.42%) JNCIA
13 3 (1.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.09%) SLA
2 4 (2.42%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (13.94%) Hyper-V
2 22 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (10.91%) XenApp
4 14 (8.48%) Active Directory
5 11 (6.67%) vSphere
6 8 (4.85%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.21%) XenServer
7 2 (1.21%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.61%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.61%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (1.82%) Nmap
1 3 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.21%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.61%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.61%) ZENworks
3 1 (0.61%) OPNET
Vendors
1 104 (63.03%) Cisco
2 37 (22.42%) Juniper
2 37 (22.42%) VMware
3 35 (21.21%) Microsoft
4 31 (18.79%) F5
5 29 (17.58%) Citrix
6 26 (15.76%) HP
7 21 (12.73%) CheckPoint
8 14 (8.48%) McAfee
8 14 (8.48%) Blue Coat
9 12 (7.27%) Fortinet
9 12 (7.27%) Aruba
10 11 (6.67%) ProCurve
10 11 (6.67%) Mitel
11 10 (6.06%) Oracle
12 9 (5.45%) Dell
13 7 (4.24%) Riverbed
14 5 (3.03%) Symantec
15 4 (2.42%) IBM
15 4 (2.42%) 3PAR
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