The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 48 57 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 17 12 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 2.96% 2.03% 4.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.98% 8.96% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 21
Average salary £62,500 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £47,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
131 134 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 22.82% 22.67% 24.52%
Number of salaries quoted 108 116 147
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Slough

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 46 (83.64%) LAN
2 32 (58.18%) Windows
3 28 (50.91%) ITIL
3 28 (50.91%) Cisco
4 27 (49.09%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (49.09%) VMware
5 19 (34.55%) Citrix
6 18 (32.73%) Oracle
6 18 (32.73%) ITIL Certification
7 17 (30.91%) CCNA
8 16 (29.09%) VPN
8 16 (29.09%) Manufacturing
8 16 (29.09%) FMCG
9 15 (27.27%) Linux
9 15 (27.27%) Project Management
9 15 (27.27%) Mentoring
10 14 (25.45%) OpenUP
11 13 (23.64%) SQL
11 13 (23.64%) PRINCE2
11 13 (23.64%) Ethernet
11 13 (23.64%) MPLS
11 13 (23.64%) Dependency Management
12 11 (20.00%) Broadband
12 11 (20.00%) Change Management
12 11 (20.00%) Lync
13 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
13 10 (18.18%) Juniper
13 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
14 9 (16.36%) UNIX
14 9 (16.36%) DHCP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 March 2015, 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 11 (20.00%) Lync
2 8 (14.55%) MS Exchange
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (7.27%) IBM Notes
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (7.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 46 (83.64%) LAN
2 16 (29.09%) VPN
3 13 (23.64%) Ethernet
3 13 (23.64%) MPLS
4 11 (20.00%) Broadband
5 9 (16.36%) DHCP
5 9 (16.36%) TCP/IP
5 9 (16.36%) DNS
5 9 (16.36%) SSL
5 9 (16.36%) Firewall
5 9 (16.36%) IPsec
6 8 (14.55%) Wireless
6 8 (14.55%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (14.55%) SAN
6 8 (14.55%) VoIP
7 7 (12.73%) WLAN
8 6 (10.91%) Network Security
9 5 (9.09%) L2TP
10 4 (7.27%) RTP
10 4 (7.27%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (29.09%) Manufacturing
2 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.27%) Finance
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) Infrastructure Manager
2 13 (23.64%) IT Project Manager
2 13 (23.64%) Senior Project Manager
2 13 (23.64%) Project Manager
2 13 (23.64%) Network Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 13 (23.64%) Senior Manager
2 13 (23.64%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
2 13 (23.64%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
2 13 (23.64%) Senior IT Project Manager
2 13 (23.64%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 13 (23.64%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
2 13 (23.64%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 13 (23.64%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 7 (12.73%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (9.09%) Network Support
5 5 (9.09%) IP Engineer
6 4 (7.27%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (29.09%) FMCG
2 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.64%) AS400
4 1 (1.82%) LPAR
4 1 (1.82%) Open Source
4 1 (1.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.82%) HACMP
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 32 (58.18%) Windows
2 15 (27.27%) Linux
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (16.36%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (16.36%) UNIX
4 4 (7.27%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (5.45%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.64%) AIX
7 1 (1.82%) Solaris
7 1 (1.82%) OS/400
7 1 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.91%) ITIL
2 15 (27.27%) Project Management
2 15 (27.27%) Mentoring
3 14 (25.45%) OpenUP
4 13 (23.64%) Dependency Management
4 13 (23.64%) PRINCE2
5 11 (20.00%) Change Management
6 5 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (5.45%) Data Security
7 3 (5.45%) Test Strategy
7 3 (5.45%) Network Management
8 2 (3.64%) Change Control
8 2 (3.64%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.64%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (1.82%) Line Management
9 1 (1.82%) Performance Monitoring
9 1 (1.82%) Resource Management
9 1 (1.82%) Time Management
9 1 (1.82%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) SQL
2 4 (7.27%) Python
2 4 (7.27%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.27%) C#
2 4 (7.27%) C++
2 4 (7.27%) Java
2 4 (7.27%) Perl
2 4 (7.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 27 (49.09%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (32.73%) ITIL Certification
3 17 (30.91%) CCNA
4 9 (16.36%) CCNP
5 8 (14.55%) MCSE
5 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (9.09%) MCTS
6 5 (9.09%) CCIE
7 4 (7.27%) MCSA
7 4 (7.27%) CCVP
7 4 (7.27%) CNE
7 4 (7.27%) Novell Certification
7 4 (7.27%) Degree
8 3 (5.45%) JNCIA
8 3 (5.45%) CCSP
9 2 (3.64%) CCIP
10 1 (1.82%) MCP
10 1 (1.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.82%) MCITP
10 1 (1.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.36%) SLA
2 3 (5.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (5.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.64%) QA
System Software
1 9 (16.36%) Active Directory
1 9 (16.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.91%) vSphere
2 6 (10.91%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (7.27%) XenDesktop
3 4 (7.27%) Samba
4 3 (5.45%) XenApp
5 1 (1.82%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (7.27%) SCCM
2 4 (7.27%) Puppet
2 4 (7.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.82%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 28 (50.91%) Cisco
2 27 (49.09%) VMware
3 19 (34.55%) Citrix
4 18 (32.73%) Oracle
5 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 10 (18.18%) Juniper
6 9 (16.36%) BT
7 7 (12.73%) SolarWinds
8 5 (9.09%) Brocade
8 5 (9.09%) CheckPoint
8 5 (9.09%) Avaya
8 5 (9.09%) HP
9 4 (7.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 4 (7.27%) Lotus
9 4 (7.27%) ProCurve
9 4 (7.27%) 3PAR
9 4 (7.27%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.64%) Progress
11 1 (1.82%) Sun
11 1 (1.82%) SAP
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