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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 68 66 69
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 73 74 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.09% 3.21% 3.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.04% 10.25% 9.97%
Number of salaries quoted 59 62 59
Average salary £44,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.09% +37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,400 £22,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £82,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% +1.33%
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
727 722 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.81% 31.36% 34.02%
Number of salaries quoted 402 520 535
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 28 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 95 (69.85%) LAN
2 85 (62.50%) Cisco
3 74 (54.41%) Firewall
4 70 (51.47%) Cisco Certification
5 65 (47.79%) Windows
6 44 (32.35%) CCNA
7 43 (31.62%) TCP/IP
8 40 (29.41%) VMware
9 37 (27.21%) MPLS
10 36 (26.47%) CCNP
11 35 (25.74%) Citrix
12 33 (24.26%) VPN
13 32 (23.53%) DNS
14 31 (22.79%) ITIL
15 28 (20.59%) MS Excel
15 28 (20.59%) Network Security
16 26 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
16 26 (19.12%) IPsec
17 25 (18.38%) Telecoms
17 25 (18.38%) XenApp
18 24 (17.65%) Linux
19 23 (16.91%) VLAN
19 23 (16.91%) Network Design
20 22 (16.18%) Project Management
20 22 (16.18%) VoIP
20 22 (16.18%) Juniper
20 22 (16.18%) Microsoft
21 21 (15.44%) HP
22 20 (14.71%) SAN
22 20 (14.71%) BGP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 6 (4.41%) Lync
2 4 (2.94%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.21%) IBM HTTP Server
3 3 (2.21%) WebSphere
3 3 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.74%) CMS
Applications
1 28 (20.59%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.41%) MS Office
3 2 (1.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.74%) Office 365
2 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 95 (69.85%) LAN
2 74 (54.41%) Firewall
3 43 (31.62%) TCP/IP
4 37 (27.21%) MPLS
5 33 (24.26%) VPN
6 32 (23.53%) DNS
7 28 (20.59%) Network Security
8 26 (19.12%) IPsec
9 23 (16.91%) VLAN
10 22 (16.18%) VoIP
11 20 (14.71%) BGP
11 20 (14.71%) SAN
11 20 (14.71%) Wireless
12 19 (13.97%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (13.24%) OSPF
14 16 (11.76%) DHCP
15 10 (7.35%) Ethernet
16 8 (5.88%) PPP
16 8 (5.88%) SNMP
17 7 (5.15%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (2.21%) IDOL
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (4.41%) LoadRunner
2 3 (2.21%) WinRunner
2 3 (2.21%) TestDirector
2 3 (2.21%) QuickTest Pro
2 3 (2.21%) Bugzilla
2 3 (2.21%) JIRA
2 3 (2.21%) Selenium
2 3 (2.21%) MSTest
3 2 (1.47%) ClearQuest
General
1 25 (18.38%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.82%) Finance
3 7 (5.15%) Banking
4 3 (2.21%) Retail
4 3 (2.21%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (23.53%) Network Engineer
2 23 (16.91%) Support Engineer
3 18 (13.24%) Security Engineer
4 13 (9.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (8.09%) Designer
6 10 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 10 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
6 10 (7.35%) Architect
6 10 (7.35%) Analyst
7 9 (6.62%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.62%) Network Designer
7 9 (6.62%) IT Security Engineer
7 9 (6.62%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (5.15%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Senior Analyst
9 6 (4.41%) IT Support Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) Cisco Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) NOC Engineer
9 6 (4.41%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.47%) Web Services
1 2 (1.47%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 15 (11.03%) Open Source
2 11 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.94%) PKI
4 2 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (0.74%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.74%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 65 (47.79%) Windows
2 24 (17.65%) Linux
3 10 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (5.88%) UNIX
4 8 (5.88%) Solaris
4 8 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.94%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.47%) AIX
7 2 (1.47%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.74%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (22.79%) ITIL
2 23 (16.91%) Network Design
3 22 (16.18%) Project Management
4 19 (13.97%) Change Management
5 15 (11.03%) Cyber Security
6 9 (6.62%) SIEM
7 8 (5.88%) Change Control
8 7 (5.15%) Network Management
9 5 (3.68%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (2.94%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (2.94%) Database Security
10 4 (2.94%) Information Security
10 4 (2.94%) PRINCE2
10 4 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (2.21%) Requirements Management
11 3 (2.21%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (2.21%) TOGAF
11 3 (2.21%) Service Delivery
11 3 (2.21%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (2.21%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.21%) PHP
2 1 (0.74%) SQL
2 1 (0.74%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 70 (51.47%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (32.35%) CCNA
3 36 (26.47%) CCNP
4 15 (11.03%) Security Cleared
5 12 (8.82%) SC Cleared
5 12 (8.82%) CCDP
6 9 (6.62%) CCDA
7 8 (5.88%) CCIP
7 8 (5.88%) JNCIS
8 6 (4.41%) CCSP
9 4 (2.94%) MCSE
9 4 (2.94%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (2.94%) CISSP
9 4 (2.94%) GIAC
9 4 (2.94%) CEH
10 3 (2.21%) Security+ Certification
10 3 (2.21%) MCITP
10 3 (2.21%) ISTQB
10 3 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (11.76%) SLA
2 5 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (18.38%) XenApp
3 18 (13.24%) Hyper-V
4 16 (11.76%) vSphere
5 14 (10.29%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (5.15%) Active Directory
7 3 (2.21%) VMware ESX
8 2 (1.47%) Snort
8 2 (1.47%) XenServer
8 2 (1.47%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) Netcool
1 3 (2.21%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 3 (2.21%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.74%) OPNET
2 1 (0.74%) WSUS
Vendors
1 85 (62.50%) Cisco
2 40 (29.41%) VMware
3 35 (25.74%) Citrix
4 22 (16.18%) Microsoft
4 22 (16.18%) Juniper
5 21 (15.44%) HP
6 20 (14.71%) CheckPoint
7 19 (13.97%) F5
8 15 (11.03%) Aruba
9 8 (5.88%) McAfee
9 8 (5.88%) Red Hat
10 7 (5.15%) Blue Coat
11 6 (4.41%) IBM
12 5 (3.68%) Symantec
12 5 (3.68%) Fortinet
13 4 (2.94%) Fujitsu
13 4 (2.94%) Sourcefire
13 4 (2.94%) Riverbed
13 4 (2.94%) Huawei
13 4 (2.94%) Dell
Reading
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £39000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + car + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
CGI
Salary: £30,000 - £42,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 22 days ago