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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 43 58 41
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 26 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.15% 2.73% 4.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.77% 11.72% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 22
Average salary £50,750 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.77% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £32,500 £31,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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 Slough region.

Communications & Networking Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
155 145 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 24.72% 23.31% 22.83%
Number of salaries quoted 112 123 122
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 February 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Slough

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 53 (85.48%) LAN
2 35 (56.45%) Cisco
3 33 (53.23%) Windows
4 31 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 29 (46.77%) ITIL
6 27 (43.55%) VMware
7 22 (35.48%) CCNA
8 21 (33.87%) VPN
9 20 (32.26%) Citrix
10 18 (29.03%) Oracle
10 18 (29.03%) Linux
10 18 (29.03%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (27.42%) Project Management
12 16 (25.81%) Manufacturing
12 16 (25.81%) FMCG
12 16 (25.81%) OpenUP
13 15 (24.19%) Mentoring
13 15 (24.19%) Change Management
13 15 (24.19%) MPLS
13 15 (24.19%) Ethernet
14 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
15 13 (20.97%) Juniper
15 13 (20.97%) SQL
15 13 (20.97%) PRINCE2
15 13 (20.97%) Dependency Management
16 12 (19.35%) Lync
16 12 (19.35%) SSL
16 12 (19.35%) Firewall
16 12 (19.35%) IPsec
17 11 (17.74%) Wireless

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 12 (19.35%) Lync
2 8 (12.90%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (6.45%) IBM Notes
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (6.45%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.61%) Apache
4 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.45%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (85.48%) LAN
2 21 (33.87%) VPN
3 15 (24.19%) Ethernet
3 15 (24.19%) MPLS
4 12 (19.35%) Firewall
4 12 (19.35%) IPsec
4 12 (19.35%) SSL
5 11 (17.74%) SAN
5 11 (17.74%) VoIP
5 11 (17.74%) Broadband
5 11 (17.74%) Wireless
5 11 (17.74%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (16.13%) TCP/IP
7 9 (14.52%) Network Security
8 8 (12.90%) DNS
8 8 (12.90%) WLAN
8 8 (12.90%) DHCP
9 7 (11.29%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (11.29%) OSPF
9 7 (11.29%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
General
1 16 (25.81%) Manufacturing
2 10 (16.13%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.06%) Finance
4 1 (1.61%) Retail
4 1 (1.61%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Network Engineer
2 14 (22.58%) Infrastructure Manager
3 13 (20.97%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 13 (20.97%) Project Manager
3 13 (20.97%) Senior Manager
3 13 (20.97%) Senior Project Manager
3 13 (20.97%) IT Project Manager
3 13 (20.97%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
3 13 (20.97%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
3 13 (20.97%) Senior IT Project Manager
3 13 (20.97%) IT Infrastructure Manager
3 13 (20.97%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
3 13 (20.97%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
3 13 (20.97%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 8 (12.90%) Support Engineer
5 7 (11.29%) IP Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Systems Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Network Support
7 5 (8.06%) Test Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.81%) FMCG
2 7 (11.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.23%) Open Source
4 1 (1.61%) LPAR
4 1 (1.61%) HACMP
4 1 (1.61%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.61%) AS400
4 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (53.23%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Linux
3 10 (16.13%) UNIX
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.45%) Windows 2000 Server
6 3 (4.84%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.61%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (1.61%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.61%) AIX
7 1 (1.61%) Solaris
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) ITIL
2 17 (27.42%) Project Management
3 16 (25.81%) OpenUP
4 15 (24.19%) Change Management
4 15 (24.19%) Mentoring
5 13 (20.97%) PRINCE2
5 13 (20.97%) Dependency Management
6 6 (9.68%) Network Management
6 6 (9.68%) Data Security
7 5 (8.06%) Change Control
7 5 (8.06%) Test Strategy
7 5 (8.06%) Infrastructure Management
8 2 (3.23%) Capacity Management
8 2 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (3.23%) Load Balancing
8 2 (3.23%) Service Management
9 1 (1.61%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.61%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.61%) Security Management
9 1 (1.61%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (20.97%) SQL
2 4 (6.45%) Python
2 4 (6.45%) PowerShell
2 4 (6.45%) C#
2 4 (6.45%) C++
2 4 (6.45%) Java
2 4 (6.45%) Perl
2 4 (6.45%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (35.48%) CCNA
3 18 (29.03%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (17.74%) CCNP
5 8 (12.90%) MCSE
5 8 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (9.68%) JNCIA
6 6 (9.68%) CCSP
7 5 (8.06%) CCIE
7 5 (8.06%) MCTS
8 4 (6.45%) CCVP
8 4 (6.45%) CNE
8 4 (6.45%) Novell Certification
8 4 (6.45%) MCSA
8 4 (6.45%) Degree
9 2 (3.23%) CCIP
10 1 (1.61%) MCP
10 1 (1.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.61%) MCITP
10 1 (1.61%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.52%) SLA
2 6 (9.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (9.68%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 9 (14.52%) Active Directory
1 9 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.68%) vSphere
2 6 (9.68%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (6.45%) XenDesktop
3 4 (6.45%) Samba
4 3 (4.84%) XenApp
5 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (8.06%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (6.45%) SCCM
2 4 (6.45%) Puppet
2 4 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 35 (56.45%) Cisco
2 27 (43.55%) VMware
3 20 (32.26%) Citrix
4 18 (29.03%) Oracle
5 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
6 13 (20.97%) Juniper
7 10 (16.13%) BT
7 10 (16.13%) SolarWinds
8 7 (11.29%) ServiceNow
8 7 (11.29%) CheckPoint
8 7 (11.29%) Avaya
9 5 (8.06%) HP
9 5 (8.06%) Brocade
10 4 (6.45%) ProCurve
10 4 (6.45%) 3PAR
10 4 (6.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 4 (6.45%) Lotus
11 2 (3.23%) Progress
12 1 (1.61%) Sun
12 1 (1.61%) SAP
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