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 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 69 54 71
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 69 109 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 3.84% 4.79% 3.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.17% 18.05% 10.18%
Number of salaries quoted 51 99 72
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,700 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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
487 604 786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 27.13% 26.56% 32.11%
Number of salaries quoted 369 371 454
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 July 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Reading

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 140 (76.50%) Cisco
2 124 (67.76%) LAN
3 114 (62.30%) Cisco Certification
4 100 (54.64%) Firewall
5 82 (44.81%) MPLS
6 75 (40.98%) Data Centre
7 68 (37.16%) CCNP
8 66 (36.07%) BGP
9 58 (31.69%) VPN
10 56 (30.60%) VoIP
11 55 (30.05%) VMware
12 54 (29.51%) Juniper
13 53 (28.96%) Wireless
14 45 (24.59%) OSPF
15 43 (23.50%) CCNA
16 42 (22.95%) Windows
17 40 (21.86%) CheckPoint
18 37 (20.22%) TCP/IP
19 35 (19.13%) Linux
19 35 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
20 34 (18.58%) Cisco ASA
21 32 (17.49%) F5
22 30 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
22 30 (16.39%) Microsoft
22 30 (16.39%) CCIE
23 29 (15.85%) IPv4
24 26 (14.21%) Migration
24 26 (14.21%) Presales
25 25 (13.66%) Windows Server
26 24 (13.11%) BIG-IP

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 17 (9.29%) Skype for Business
2 13 (7.10%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.19%) Apache
3 4 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.19%) IIS
4 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.55%) JBoss
5 1 (0.55%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (10.38%) MS Excel
2 14 (7.65%) MS Visio
3 13 (7.10%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.28%) Office 365
2 5 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.73%) IaaS
2 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (67.76%) LAN
2 100 (54.64%) Firewall
3 82 (44.81%) MPLS
4 66 (36.07%) BGP
5 58 (31.69%) VPN
6 56 (30.60%) VoIP
7 53 (28.96%) Wireless
8 45 (24.59%) OSPF
9 37 (20.22%) TCP/IP
10 34 (18.58%) Cisco ASA
11 30 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
12 29 (15.85%) IPv4
13 24 (13.11%) BIG-IP
14 21 (11.48%) Ethernet
15 20 (10.93%) IPv6
16 19 (10.38%) IPsec
16 19 (10.38%) tcpdump
16 19 (10.38%) Wireshark
17 18 (9.84%) IP Telephony
17 18 (9.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.09%) Big Data
2 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 21 (11.48%) Telecoms
2 12 (6.56%) Finance
3 5 (2.73%) Games
4 3 (1.64%) French Language
4 3 (1.64%) German Language
4 3 (1.64%) Marketing
4 3 (1.64%) Portuguese Language
4 3 (1.64%) Retail
4 3 (1.64%) Spanish Language
5 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.09%) Legal
Job Titles
1 70 (38.25%) Network Engineer
2 38 (20.77%) Support Engineer
3 35 (19.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 28 (15.30%) Cisco Engineer
5 25 (13.66%) Cisco Consultant
5 25 (13.66%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 25 (13.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 25 (13.66%) Consultant
5 25 (13.66%) Network Consultant
6 23 (12.57%) Network Support
7 22 (12.02%) Network Support Engineer
8 19 (10.38%) Senior Network Support
8 19 (10.38%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 19 (10.38%) Senior Support Engineer
9 17 (9.29%) Technical Support
10 14 (7.65%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 14 (7.65%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 13 (7.10%) Cisco Presales Consultant
11 13 (7.10%) Presales Consultant
11 13 (7.10%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.37%) Web Services
2 7 (3.83%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.09%) Regular Expression
4 1 (0.55%) .NET
4 1 (0.55%) HTML
4 1 (0.55%) J2EE
4 1 (0.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 75 (40.98%) Data Centre
2 20 (10.93%) Private Cloud
3 19 (10.38%) Virtual Team
4 10 (5.46%) Computer Science
4 10 (5.46%) Replication
5 9 (4.92%) Driving Licence
6 8 (4.37%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (3.83%) IVR
8 5 (2.73%) PMI
9 4 (2.19%) Management Information System
10 3 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.64%) Fat Client
10 3 (1.64%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 42 (22.95%) Windows
2 35 (19.13%) Linux
3 25 (13.66%) Windows Server
4 11 (6.01%) Unix
4 11 (6.01%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.28%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.19%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.64%) Debian
8 3 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.64%) Ubuntu
8 3 (1.64%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.09%) CentOS
10 1 (0.55%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (14.21%) Migration
1 26 (14.21%) Presales
2 20 (10.93%) Fault Management
3 19 (10.38%) Network Design
4 15 (8.20%) ITIL
4 15 (8.20%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (8.20%) Root Cause Analysis
5 13 (7.10%) Load Balancing
6 10 (5.46%) Change Control
7 9 (4.92%) Incident Management
8 8 (4.37%) Coaching
8 8 (4.37%) CRM
8 8 (4.37%) Mentoring
9 7 (3.83%) Project Management
10 6 (3.28%) Network Planning
11 5 (2.73%) PRINCE2
11 5 (2.73%) Risk Management
11 5 (2.73%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (2.73%) Supplier Management
11 5 (2.73%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.65%) SQL
2 9 (4.92%) Shell Script
3 5 (2.73%) C
3 5 (2.73%) Perl
4 3 (1.64%) Python
5 2 (1.09%) T-SQL
6 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.55%) C#
6 1 (0.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 114 (62.30%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (37.16%) CCNP
3 43 (23.50%) CCNA
4 30 (16.39%) CCIE
5 18 (9.84%) Degree
6 13 (7.10%) SC Cleared
6 13 (7.10%) Security Cleared
7 11 (6.01%) CCDP
8 8 (4.37%) MCSE
8 8 (4.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (2.73%) CCSA
9 5 (2.73%) CCSE
9 5 (2.73%) PMI Certification
9 5 (2.73%) PMP
10 4 (2.19%) JNCIA
10 4 (2.19%) JNCIE
11 3 (1.64%) CEH
11 3 (1.64%) CISSP
11 3 (1.64%) JNCIP
11 3 (1.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.38%) SLA
2 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (19.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (10.93%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.64%) DFS Replication
3 3 (1.64%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.64%) Terminal Server
4 1 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.55%) vSphere
4 1 (0.55%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (3.28%) Cacti
1 6 (3.28%) Nagios
1 6 (3.28%) SmokePing
2 4 (2.19%) SCCM
3 3 (1.64%) Nmap
3 3 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (1.64%) WSUS
4 2 (1.09%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 140 (76.50%) Cisco
2 55 (30.05%) VMware
3 54 (29.51%) Juniper
4 40 (21.86%) CheckPoint
5 32 (17.49%) F5
6 30 (16.39%) Microsoft
7 19 (10.38%) NetScout
8 18 (9.84%) Avaya
9 12 (6.56%) Mitel
10 10 (5.46%) NEC
11 9 (4.92%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (4.37%) Palo Alto
13 7 (3.83%) Aruba
13 7 (3.83%) EMC
13 7 (3.83%) Extreme Networks
14 6 (3.28%) Citrix
14 6 (3.28%) Riverbed
14 6 (3.28%) SolarWinds
14 6 (3.28%) Stonesoft
15 5 (2.73%) Intel
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