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 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 45 56 71
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 98 102 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.57% 4.40% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.81% 15.53% 9.62%
Number of salaries quoted 80 93 58
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,050 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
521 657 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.60% 28.34% 31.31%
Number of salaries quoted 418 369 459
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 28 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, 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.

1 147 (79.03%) Cisco
2 120 (64.52%) LAN
3 119 (63.98%) Cisco Certification
4 107 (57.53%) Firewall
5 89 (47.85%) MPLS
6 80 (43.01%) Data Centre
7 78 (41.94%) CCNP
8 76 (40.86%) BGP
9 61 (32.80%) VPN
10 59 (31.72%) Juniper
10 59 (31.72%) VMware
11 54 (29.03%) VoIP
12 52 (27.96%) Wireless
13 50 (26.88%) OSPF
14 45 (24.19%) CheckPoint
15 42 (22.58%) Windows
16 40 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
17 39 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
17 39 (20.97%) Linux
18 37 (19.89%) F5
19 36 (19.35%) CCNA
20 35 (18.82%) Microsoft
21 34 (18.28%) Cisco Nexus
22 33 (17.74%) Migration
22 33 (17.74%) CCIE
23 32 (17.20%) IPv4
24 29 (15.59%) TCP/IP
24 29 (15.59%) Presales
25 28 (15.05%) BIG-IP
26 26 (13.98%) Windows Server

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 10 (5.38%) MS Exchange
2 7 (3.76%) Skype for Business
3 4 (2.15%) Apache
3 4 (2.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.61%) IIS
5 2 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.08%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.54%) JBoss
Applications
1 22 (11.83%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.53%) MS Visio
3 13 (6.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.15%) Office 365
2 3 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.61%) IaaS
2 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 120 (64.52%) LAN
2 107 (57.53%) Firewall
3 89 (47.85%) MPLS
4 76 (40.86%) BGP
5 61 (32.80%) VPN
6 54 (29.03%) VoIP
7 52 (27.96%) Wireless
8 50 (26.88%) OSPF
9 39 (20.97%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (18.28%) Cisco Nexus
11 32 (17.20%) IPv4
12 29 (15.59%) TCP/IP
13 28 (15.05%) BIG-IP
14 25 (13.44%) IPv6
15 23 (12.37%) tcpdump
15 23 (12.37%) Wireshark
16 21 (11.29%) Internet
17 19 (10.22%) IPsec
18 18 (9.68%) Ethernet
18 18 (9.68%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.08%) Big Data
2 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
General
1 21 (11.29%) Telecoms
2 19 (10.22%) Finance
3 5 (2.69%) Games
4 4 (2.15%) Retail
5 3 (1.61%) French Language
5 3 (1.61%) German Language
5 3 (1.61%) Marketing
5 3 (1.61%) Portuguese Language
5 3 (1.61%) Spanish Language
6 2 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.08%) Legal
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.54%) Banking
7 1 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 77 (41.40%) Network Engineer
2 43 (23.12%) Senior Network Engineer
3 39 (20.97%) Support Engineer
4 34 (18.28%) Cisco Engineer
5 31 (16.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 27 (14.52%) Cisco Consultant
6 27 (14.52%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 27 (14.52%) Consultant
6 27 (14.52%) Network Consultant
7 23 (12.37%) Network Support
8 22 (11.83%) Network Support Engineer
9 21 (11.29%) Senior Support Engineer
10 20 (10.75%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 20 (10.75%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 20 (10.75%) Senior Network Support
10 20 (10.75%) Senior Network Support Engineer
11 14 (7.53%) Analyst
12 13 (6.99%) Cisco Presales Consultant
12 13 (6.99%) Presales Consultant
12 13 (6.99%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.30%) 802.1X
2 6 (3.23%) Web Services
3 2 (1.08%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.54%) HTML
4 1 (0.54%) J2EE
4 1 (0.54%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 80 (43.01%) Data Centre
2 25 (13.44%) Private Cloud
3 11 (5.91%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.30%) Driving Licence
4 8 (4.30%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (3.23%) IVR
5 6 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.23%) Replication
6 4 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 42 (22.58%) Windows
2 39 (20.97%) Linux
3 26 (13.98%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.38%) Unix
5 8 (4.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (3.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (2.15%) CentOS
7 4 (2.15%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.61%) Debian
8 3 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.61%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (17.74%) Migration
2 29 (15.59%) Presales
3 25 (13.44%) Fault Management
4 18 (9.68%) Network Design
5 17 (9.14%) ITIL
6 14 (7.53%) Network Monitoring
7 13 (6.99%) Root Cause Analysis
8 11 (5.91%) CRM
8 11 (5.91%) Load Balancing
9 10 (5.38%) Change Control
10 9 (4.84%) Mentoring
11 8 (4.30%) Coaching
11 8 (4.30%) Incident Management
11 8 (4.30%) Project Management
12 6 (3.23%) Network Planning
13 5 (2.69%) Case Management
13 5 (2.69%) Change Management
13 5 (2.69%) Information Security
13 5 (2.69%) WFM
14 4 (2.15%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.84%) Shell Script
2 8 (4.30%) Perl
3 6 (3.23%) SQL
4 5 (2.69%) C
4 5 (2.69%) Python
5 3 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.08%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 119 (63.98%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (41.94%) CCNP
3 36 (19.35%) CCNA
4 33 (17.74%) CCIE
5 21 (11.29%) Degree
6 13 (6.99%) SC Cleared
6 13 (6.99%) Security Cleared
7 11 (5.91%) CCDP
8 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (4.30%) MCSE
10 5 (2.69%) CCSA
10 5 (2.69%) CCSE
10 5 (2.69%) JNCIP
11 4 (2.15%) JNCIA
11 4 (2.15%) MCITP
12 3 (1.61%) A+ Certification
12 3 (1.61%) CEH
12 3 (1.61%) JNCIE
12 3 (1.61%) PMI Certification
12 3 (1.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.29%) SLA
2 2 (1.08%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (21.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (10.75%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.08%) iptables
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.54%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.54%) vSphere
4 1 (0.54%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.23%) Cacti
1 6 (3.23%) Nagios
1 6 (3.23%) SmokePing
2 4 (2.15%) SCCM
3 3 (1.61%) Nmap
4 2 (1.08%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.08%) Puppet
5 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 147 (79.03%) Cisco
2 59 (31.72%) Juniper
2 59 (31.72%) VMware
3 45 (24.19%) CheckPoint
4 37 (19.89%) F5
5 35 (18.82%) Microsoft
6 23 (12.37%) NetScout
7 13 (6.99%) Avaya
8 9 (4.84%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (4.30%) Palo Alto
10 7 (3.76%) Aruba
10 7 (3.76%) Intel
10 7 (3.76%) Meraki
11 6 (3.23%) Extreme Networks
11 6 (3.23%) Mitel
11 6 (3.23%) Riverbed
11 6 (3.23%) SolarWinds
11 6 (3.23%) Stonesoft
12 5 (2.69%) EMC
13 4 (2.15%) HP
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