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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 73 60 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 30 92 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.41% 4.45% 3.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.82% 15.26% 10.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23 84 62
Median salary £41,500 £41,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.21% -18.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,700 £32,500 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £55,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
340 603 694
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.31% 29.14% 29.43%
Number of salaries quoted 217 469 382
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 21 February 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, 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 64 (88.89%) LAN
2 35 (48.61%) Windows
3 34 (47.22%) Cisco
4 31 (43.06%) VMware
5 26 (36.11%) Firewall
5 26 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 26 (36.11%) Hyper-V
6 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
7 21 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
8 20 (27.78%) ITIL
9 19 (26.39%) TCP/IP
10 18 (25.00%) Windows 7
10 18 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 17 (23.61%) VLAN
11 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
12 15 (20.83%) MS Exchange
13 14 (19.44%) Juniper
14 13 (18.06%) VPN
15 12 (16.67%) Finance
15 12 (16.67%) NetApp
15 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
16 11 (15.28%) CCNP
16 11 (15.28%) CCNA
16 11 (15.28%) Office 365
17 10 (13.89%) Data Centre
17 10 (13.89%) Presales
17 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (13.89%) SLA
17 10 (13.89%) Data Protection
18 9 (12.50%) OSPF

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 15 (20.83%) MS Exchange
2 9 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.17%) Apache
3 3 (4.17%) IIS
3 3 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.78%) IBM Notes
4 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
4 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.39%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.33%) MS Office
3 2 (2.78%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.28%) Office 365
2 7 (9.72%) SaaS
3 5 (6.94%) IaaS
3 5 (6.94%) PaaS
4 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 64 (88.89%) LAN
2 26 (36.11%) Firewall
3 19 (26.39%) TCP/IP
4 17 (23.61%) VLAN
5 13 (18.06%) VPN
6 9 (12.50%) OSPF
7 8 (11.11%) BGP
7 8 (11.11%) NAS
7 8 (11.11%) SAN
7 8 (11.11%) VoIP
8 7 (9.72%) Ethernet
8 7 (9.72%) MPLS
8 7 (9.72%) Skype
9 6 (8.33%) RIP
9 6 (8.33%) VRRP
10 5 (6.94%) DNS
10 5 (6.94%) EIGRP
10 5 (6.94%) HSRP
11 4 (5.56%) SSL
11 4 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.39%) Couchbase
2 1 (1.39%) DB2
2 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.39%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
1 1 (1.39%) JMeter
1 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
1 1 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (16.67%) Finance
2 5 (6.94%) Legal
2 5 (6.94%) Retail
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.78%) French Language
4 2 (2.78%) Marketing
5 1 (1.39%) Billing
5 1 (1.39%) German Language
5 1 (1.39%) Portuguese Language
5 1 (1.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 23 (31.94%) Network Engineer
2 19 (26.39%) Support Engineer
3 13 (18.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
5 8 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Analyst
6 7 (9.72%) Architect
7 6 (8.33%) IT Support
7 6 (8.33%) Lead Network Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support
8 5 (6.94%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Cloud Architect
8 5 (6.94%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 5 (6.94%) Data Centre Architect
8 5 (6.94%) Migration Architect
8 5 (6.94%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.56%) Web Services
2 1 (1.39%) .NET
2 1 (1.39%) HTML
2 1 (1.39%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 10 (13.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.94%) Driving Licence
3 5 (6.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 4 (5.56%) PKI
5 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.78%) Social Network
6 1 (1.39%) Clustering
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (48.61%) Windows
2 18 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 18 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.72%) Linux
3 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (9.72%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.56%) Unix
5 3 (4.17%) CentOS
5 3 (4.17%) Windows 10
5 3 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (2.78%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.78%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.78%) Windows NT
7 1 (1.39%) Debian
7 1 (1.39%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (27.78%) ITIL
2 10 (13.89%) Data Protection
2 10 (13.89%) Presales
3 8 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (9.72%) Network Design
5 6 (8.33%) Migration
6 5 (6.94%) Business Continuity
6 5 (6.94%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.94%) Data Migration
6 5 (6.94%) High Availability
6 5 (6.94%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.94%) Transition Management
7 4 (5.56%) Change Management
7 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
7 4 (5.56%) Network Management
8 3 (4.17%) DevOps
8 3 (4.17%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.17%) Network Architecture
9 2 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.78%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.33%) SQL
2 3 (4.17%) Python
3 2 (2.78%) Java
4 1 (1.39%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.39%) C#
4 1 (1.39%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.39%) Perl
4 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 21 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (15.28%) CCNA
2 11 (15.28%) CCNP
3 10 (13.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (9.72%) MCSE
6 6 (8.33%) Degree
7 5 (6.94%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (6.94%) MCP
8 4 (5.56%) MCITP
9 3 (4.17%) CCIE
10 2 (2.78%) A+ Certification
10 2 (2.78%) CEH
10 2 (2.78%) CISSP
10 2 (2.78%) JNCIE
10 2 (2.78%) JNCIP
10 2 (2.78%) MCSA
10 2 (2.78%) Security Cleared
11 1 (1.39%) HP MASE
11 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (13.89%) SLA
2 2 (2.78%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 26 (36.11%) Hyper-V
1 26 (36.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.78%) VMware Server
4 1 (1.39%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.39%) vSphere
4 1 (1.39%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.78%) Nessus
1 2 (2.78%) Nmap
1 2 (2.78%) SCCM
2 1 (1.39%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (1.39%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (47.22%) Cisco
2 31 (43.06%) VMware
3 17 (23.61%) Microsoft
4 14 (19.44%) Juniper
5 12 (16.67%) NetApp
6 7 (9.72%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.94%) BMC
7 5 (6.94%) PlateSpin
8 4 (5.56%) Avaya
8 4 (5.56%) Oracle
9 3 (4.17%) CenturyLink
9 3 (4.17%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.17%) HP
9 3 (4.17%) Mitel
9 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
10 2 (2.78%) Citrix
10 2 (2.78%) F5
10 2 (2.78%) Novell
10 2 (2.78%) SAP
10 2 (2.78%) Veeam
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