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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 37 46 53
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAN 31 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 4.84% 3.68% 2.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.82% 14.39% 11.27%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 13
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% -15.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,400 £29,500 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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
174 132 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 27.19% 25.58% 22.43%
Number of salaries quoted 138 117 109
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £34,900 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Slough

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 34 (91.89%) LAN
2 25 (67.57%) ITIL
3 19 (51.35%) Service Management
4 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
5 16 (43.24%) Windows
6 13 (35.14%) Cisco
6 13 (35.14%) Lync
7 12 (32.43%) OpenUP
7 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
8 11 (29.73%) MS Office
8 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (27.03%) Change Management
10 9 (24.32%) Firewall
11 8 (21.62%) Linux
11 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
12 7 (18.92%) CCNP
12 7 (18.92%) Unified Communications
12 7 (18.92%) MS PowerPoint
13 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
13 6 (16.22%) Finance
13 6 (16.22%) Information Security
13 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
13 6 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
13 6 (16.22%) VoIP
13 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
13 6 (16.22%) VPN
13 6 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 5 (13.51%) SCCP
14 5 (13.51%) H.323
14 5 (13.51%) SLA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 13 (35.14%) Lync
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (32.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (29.73%) MS Office
3 7 (18.92%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Office 365
2 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (91.89%) LAN
2 9 (24.32%) Firewall
3 7 (18.92%) Unified Communications
4 6 (16.22%) VoIP
4 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
4 6 (16.22%) VPN
5 5 (13.51%) MGCP
5 5 (13.51%) SCCP
5 5 (13.51%) H.323
5 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (8.11%) MPLS
7 2 (5.41%) DHCP
7 2 (5.41%) DNS
8 1 (2.70%) Intranet
8 1 (2.70%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
1 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Service Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Communications Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Security Analyst
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
4 3 (8.11%) Information Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Information Security Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Network Support
5 2 (5.41%) NOC Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Transition Manager
5 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (5.41%) Data Centre Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) BSS Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Data Network Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) Technical Trainer
5 2 (5.41%) Trainer
5 2 (5.41%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (5.41%) CMDB
4 1 (2.70%) iSeries
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 16 (43.24%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (5.41%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) OS/400
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.70%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) ITIL
2 19 (51.35%) Service Management
3 12 (32.43%) OpenUP
4 10 (27.03%) Change Management
5 6 (16.22%) Information Security
5 6 (16.22%) Penetration Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Network Management
6 5 (13.51%) Security Management
6 5 (13.51%) Risk Management
6 5 (13.51%) Service Delivery
7 4 (10.81%) CRM
7 4 (10.81%) Workflow
8 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
9 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
9 2 (5.41%) ITSM
9 2 (5.41%) Change Control
9 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (5.41%) Transition Management
9 2 (5.41%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) CCNP
3 4 (10.81%) CCNA
3 4 (10.81%) Degree
4 2 (5.41%) MCSE
4 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (16.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (13.51%) SLA
3 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 8 (21.62%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.41%) XenApp
3 1 (2.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
2 13 (35.14%) Cisco
3 5 (13.51%) Citrix
3 5 (13.51%) Symantec
3 5 (13.51%) Websense
3 5 (13.51%) BT
3 5 (13.51%) Mitel
3 5 (13.51%) Qualys
3 5 (13.51%) Verint
3 5 (13.51%) Zeacom
4 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
4 2 (5.41%) 3PAR
4 2 (5.41%) VMware
4 2 (5.41%) Avaya
4 2 (5.41%) NetApp
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
4 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
4 2 (5.41%) HP
4 2 (5.41%) Oracle
Slough, Berkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago