The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 39 59 41
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 5 13 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.59% 2.01% 4.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.81% 11.02% 17.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 25
Median salary £52,500 £23,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+123.40% -53.00%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
86 118 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 27.39% 18.24% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 71 98 115
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +14.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 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 Slough region with a requirement for WAN.

1 10 (62.50%) LAN
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 5 (31.25%) Windows
3 5 (31.25%) ITIL
4 4 (25.00%) VoIP
4 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 4 (25.00%) MPLS
4 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
5 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
5 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (18.75%) VMware
5 3 (18.75%) Change Management
5 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
5 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
5 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
5 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
6 2 (12.50%) MCSE
6 2 (12.50%) MCSA
6 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
6 2 (12.50%) DNS
6 2 (12.50%) B2B
6 2 (12.50%) SLA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
1 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (12.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (6.25%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (6.25%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
1 2 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (62.50%) LAN
2 9 (56.25%) Firewall
3 4 (25.00%) MPLS
3 4 (25.00%) VoIP
4 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (18.75%) VPN
5 2 (12.50%) Converged Networks
5 2 (12.50%) DHCP
5 2 (12.50%) DNS
5 2 (12.50%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (6.25%) BGP
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (6.25%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.25%) FWSM
6 1 (6.25%) NAS
6 1 (6.25%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) OSPF
6 1 (6.25%) TACACS
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
General
1 3 (18.75%) Telecoms
2 2 (12.50%) Legal
3 1 (6.25%) Back Office
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Junior
3 3 (18.75%) Junior Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Junior Network Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) LAN/WAN Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) Network Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Network Systems Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Administrator
5 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Data Centre
1 3 (18.75%) Driving Licence
2 2 (12.50%) User Experience
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) PMI
3 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 2 (12.50%) Windows 8
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (6.25%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 3 (18.75%) Change Management
2 3 (18.75%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (12.50%) B2B
3 2 (12.50%) Change Control
3 2 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (12.50%) High Availability
3 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 2 (12.50%) Migration
3 2 (12.50%) Network Optimisation
3 2 (12.50%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
4 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (6.25%) Data Security
4 1 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (6.25%) Network Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
1 2 (12.50%) MCSA
1 2 (12.50%) MCSE
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (6.25%) CCNP
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (6.25%) MCITP
2 1 (6.25%) MCTS
2 1 (6.25%) MOS
2 1 (6.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (18.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (12.50%) Firmware
4 1 (6.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (12.50%) SCCM
1 2 (12.50%) WSUS
2 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
2 1 (6.25%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (6.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) NetBackup
2 1 (6.25%) SCOM
2 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 10 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (18.75%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Avaya
4 2 (12.50%) Dell
4 2 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 1 (6.25%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.25%) BT
5 1 (6.25%) CA
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix
5 1 (6.25%) F5
5 1 (6.25%) Fortinet
5 1 (6.25%) HP
5 1 (6.25%) IBM
5 1 (6.25%) Infovista
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) NetApp
5 1 (6.25%) QNAP
5 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds