The first table below looks at the demand for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Slough region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 38 44 21
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 18 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.65% 2.76% 8.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.38% 12.68% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 48
Average salary £40,000 £44,375 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.85% +4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £36,750 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
160 142 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 32.32% 21.81% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 142 104 155
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Berkshire

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

WAN
Salary Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Slough region.

WAN Salary Trend in Slough

WAN
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Slough region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Slough

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 25 (86.21%) LAN
2 22 (75.86%) Cisco
3 21 (72.41%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (68.97%) CCNA
5 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
5 16 (55.17%) Windows
6 14 (48.28%) Telecoms
7 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (41.38%) Marketing
8 12 (41.38%) Product Management
8 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (41.38%) Mobile Device Management
8 12 (41.38%) Multicast
8 12 (41.38%) PBX
8 12 (41.38%) VoIP
8 12 (41.38%) TETRA
9 9 (31.03%) VMware
10 7 (24.14%) Firewall
11 5 (17.24%) vCloud
12 4 (13.79%) Citrix
12 4 (13.79%) NetApp
13 3 (10.34%) SAN
13 3 (10.34%) VPN
13 3 (10.34%) MS Office
13 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
14 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 2 (6.90%) Lync
14 2 (6.90%) Office 365
14 2 (6.90%) Windows 7

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Slough 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 2 (6.90%) Lync
1 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) MS Office
1 3 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.90%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (86.21%) LAN
2 12 (41.38%) Multicast
2 12 (41.38%) PBX
2 12 (41.38%) VoIP
2 12 (41.38%) TETRA
3 7 (24.14%) Firewall
4 3 (10.34%) SAN
4 3 (10.34%) VPN
5 2 (6.90%) DHCP
5 2 (6.90%) MPLS
5 2 (6.90%) OSPF
5 2 (6.90%) BGP
5 2 (6.90%) VLAN
6 1 (3.45%) Wireless
6 1 (3.45%) DNS
6 1 (3.45%) 3G
6 1 (3.45%) WLAN
6 1 (3.45%) RIP
6 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.45%) ADSL
General
1 14 (48.28%) Telecoms
2 12 (41.38%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
3 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Product Manager
1 12 (41.38%) Portfolio Manager
2 7 (24.14%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Platform Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Network Support
5 2 (6.90%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (3.45%) Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) Network Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Consultant
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Clustering
1 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
1 1 (3.45%) NHS
1 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (55.17%) Windows
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2003
2 13 (44.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (41.38%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.90%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) Product Management
1 12 (41.38%) Mobile Device Management
2 2 (6.90%) ITIL
2 2 (6.90%) Service Management
3 1 (3.45%) Data Management
3 1 (3.45%) Logistics
3 1 (3.45%) Project Management
3 1 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (68.97%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
3 1 (3.45%) RHCT
3 1 (3.45%) RHCE
3 1 (3.45%) CCIE
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) CCIP
System Software
1 5 (17.24%) vCloud
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.90%) Hyper-V
2 2 (6.90%) Active Directory
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESX
3 1 (3.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 22 (75.86%) Cisco
2 16 (55.17%) Microsoft
3 9 (31.03%) VMware
4 4 (13.79%) Citrix
4 4 (13.79%) NetApp
5 2 (6.90%) HP
5 2 (6.90%) BT
6 1 (3.45%) Dell
6 1 (3.45%) EMC
6 1 (3.45%) Nortel
6 1 (3.45%) Juniper
6 1 (3.45%) Ericsson
6 1 (3.45%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.45%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.45%) NetScout
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