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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 44 38 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +14
Permanent jobs citing WAN 24 22 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.98% 4.36% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 14.04% 13.33% 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 12 21 15
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +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
171 165 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.36% 32.67% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 121 148 105
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Slough

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 35 (94.59%) LAN
2 22 (59.46%) ITIL
3 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 16 (43.24%) Service Management
3 16 (43.24%) Lync
4 15 (40.54%) Cisco
4 15 (40.54%) Windows
5 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
5 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (29.73%) OpenUP
6 10 (27.03%) Linux
7 9 (24.32%) VMware
8 8 (21.62%) Change Management
8 8 (21.62%) Firewall
8 8 (21.62%) MS Office
8 8 (21.62%) SLA
9 7 (18.92%) CCNP
9 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
9 7 (18.92%) Citrix
9 7 (18.92%) Unified Communications
10 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
10 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
10 6 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
10 6 (16.22%) VPN
10 6 (16.22%) VoIP
11 5 (13.51%) DHCP
11 5 (13.51%) DNS
11 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
11 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
11 5 (13.51%) SQL Server

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 16 (43.24%) Lync
2 5 (13.51%) SharePoint
3 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (21.62%) MS Office
3 6 (16.22%) 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 35 (94.59%) LAN
2 8 (21.62%) Firewall
3 7 (18.92%) Unified Communications
4 6 (16.22%) VoIP
4 6 (16.22%) VPN
5 5 (13.51%) DNS
5 5 (13.51%) DHCP
5 5 (13.51%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
5 5 (13.51%) MGCP
5 5 (13.51%) SCCP
5 5 (13.51%) H.323
6 3 (8.11%) VLAN
6 3 (8.11%) SNMP
6 3 (8.11%) SAN
6 3 (8.11%) Fibre Channel
6 3 (8.11%) Structured Cabling
6 3 (8.11%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (5.41%) MPLS
8 1 (2.70%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.41%) RDBMS
General
1 6 (16.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.11%) Finance
3 2 (5.41%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (18.92%) Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Communications Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Service Desk Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Service Analyst
2 5 (13.51%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Architect
3 4 (10.81%) Junior
4 2 (5.41%) Graduate
4 2 (5.41%) Trainer
4 2 (5.41%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Trainer
4 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Junior Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Network Support
4 2 (5.41%) Consultant
4 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (5.41%) BSS Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) CMDB
3 1 (2.70%) iSeries
3 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Windows 7
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (8.11%) UNIX
6 2 (5.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (5.41%) AIX
7 1 (2.70%) Solaris
7 1 (2.70%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (59.46%) ITIL
2 16 (43.24%) Service Management
3 11 (29.73%) OpenUP
4 8 (21.62%) Change Management
5 5 (13.51%) Network Management
6 4 (10.81%) Workflow
6 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (10.81%) CRM
7 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.11%) Information Security
7 3 (8.11%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 2 (5.41%) Usability Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Transition Management
8 2 (5.41%) Coaching
8 2 (5.41%) ITSM
8 2 (5.41%) Security Management
8 2 (5.41%) Risk Management
8 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (5.41%) Perl
2 2 (5.41%) PHP
2 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (29.73%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) CCNP
3 4 (10.81%) CCNA
4 3 (8.11%) MCSE
4 3 (8.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (5.41%) MCSA
6 1 (2.70%) ISEB
6 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) SLA
2 3 (8.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (5.41%) QA
4 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (13.51%) vSphere
2 5 (13.51%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (10.81%) XenApp
3 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
4 3 (8.11%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco CUCM
1 5 (13.51%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (8.11%) SCCM
3 2 (5.41%) Puppet
3 2 (5.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) Cisco
3 9 (24.32%) VMware
4 7 (18.92%) Citrix
5 5 (13.51%) Mitel
5 5 (13.51%) HP
5 5 (13.51%) 3PAR
5 5 (13.51%) Verint
5 5 (13.51%) Zeacom
6 4 (10.81%) BT
7 3 (8.11%) ProCurve
7 3 (8.11%) SolarWinds
7 3 (8.11%) Brocade
8 2 (5.41%) Qualys
8 2 (5.41%) Avaya
8 2 (5.41%) NetApp
8 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.41%) CheckPoint
8 2 (5.41%) Symantec
8 2 (5.41%) Websense
Slough
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
OH PARSONS PARTNERS
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
Lawrence Harvey
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare etc.
Posted: 7 days ago
Slough
CPS Group
Salary: £12k - 16k per year + Excellent benefits
Posted: 21 days ago