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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 35 42 45
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 38 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 5.71% 4.50% 3.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.49% 17.57% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 18
Average salary £58,250 £45,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.44% +34.32%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £45,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +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
169 148 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 25.41% 25.61% 21.94%
Number of salaries quoted 96 117 103
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £60,000 £62,500
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 24 December 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Slough

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 50 (83.33%) LAN
2 40 (66.67%) Cisco
3 38 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (48.33%) Windows
5 28 (46.67%) CCNA
6 23 (38.33%) ITIL
7 20 (33.33%) VPN
7 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 16 (26.67%) OpenUP
9 15 (25.00%) Oracle
9 15 (25.00%) Citrix
9 15 (25.00%) MPLS
9 15 (25.00%) Change Management
9 15 (25.00%) VMware
10 14 (23.33%) VoIP
10 14 (23.33%) Ethernet
10 14 (23.33%) Juniper
10 14 (23.33%) Firewall
11 13 (21.67%) Linux
11 13 (21.67%) CCNP
11 13 (21.67%) BT
12 12 (20.00%) SSL
12 12 (20.00%) Project Management
12 12 (20.00%) Wireless
12 12 (20.00%) IPsec
13 11 (18.33%) Broadband
13 11 (18.33%) ITIL Certification
13 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
13 11 (18.33%) Manufacturing
13 11 (18.33%) Network Security

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 (18.33%) Lync
2 7 (11.67%) SharePoint
3 6 (10.00%) IBM Notes
4 4 (6.67%) MS Exchange
5 3 (5.00%) Apache
5 3 (5.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (3.33%) WebLogic
6 2 (3.33%) IIS
6 2 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS Office
3 4 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 50 (83.33%) LAN
2 20 (33.33%) VPN
3 15 (25.00%) MPLS
4 14 (23.33%) Firewall
4 14 (23.33%) Ethernet
4 14 (23.33%) VoIP
5 12 (20.00%) IPsec
5 12 (20.00%) SSL
5 12 (20.00%) Wireless
6 11 (18.33%) Network Security
6 11 (18.33%) Broadband
7 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 8 (13.33%) WLAN
8 8 (13.33%) OSPF
8 8 (13.33%) BGP
8 8 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 7 (11.67%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (11.67%) SAN
9 7 (11.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) MySQL
General
1 11 (18.33%) Telecoms
1 11 (18.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Marketing
4 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (31.67%) Network Engineer
2 12 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Project Manager
4 8 (13.33%) IT Project Manager
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Manager
4 8 (13.33%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 8 (13.33%) Project Manager
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (13.33%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
4 8 (13.33%) Senior IT Project Manager
4 8 (13.33%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (13.33%) Senior IT Infrastructure Manager
4 8 (13.33%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 8 (13.33%) Senior IT Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (11.67%) IP Engineer
5 7 (11.67%) Technical Support
5 7 (11.67%) Network Support
6 6 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
2 2 (3.33%) Regular Expression
3 1 (1.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) FMCG
2 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Open Source
3 2 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.67%) HACMP
4 1 (1.67%) AS400
4 1 (1.67%) LPAR
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) Windows
2 13 (21.67%) Linux
3 10 (16.67%) UNIX
4 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (6.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (3.33%) Mac OS
8 2 (3.33%) Windows NT
9 1 (1.67%) AIX
9 1 (1.67%) Solaris
9 1 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) ITIL
2 16 (26.67%) OpenUP
3 15 (25.00%) Change Management
4 12 (20.00%) Project Management
5 10 (16.67%) Mentoring
6 8 (13.33%) Dependency Management
6 8 (13.33%) PRINCE2
7 6 (10.00%) Data Security
7 6 (10.00%) Network Management
7 6 (10.00%) Change Control
8 5 (8.33%) Test Strategy
8 5 (8.33%) Service Management
8 5 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
9 3 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (5.00%) Product Management
10 2 (3.33%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (3.33%) Capacity Management
10 2 (3.33%) Load Balancing
11 1 (1.67%) Resource Management
11 1 (1.67%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (16.67%) SQL
2 4 (6.67%) C#
2 4 (6.67%) C++
2 4 (6.67%) Java
3 2 (3.33%) Perl
3 2 (3.33%) PHP
3 2 (3.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 38 (63.33%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (46.67%) CCNA
3 13 (21.67%) CCNP
4 11 (18.33%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (10.00%) JNCIA
5 6 (10.00%) MCSE
5 6 (10.00%) CCIE
5 6 (10.00%) CCSP
5 6 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.67%) CNE
6 4 (6.67%) Novell Certification
6 4 (6.67%) MCTS
6 4 (6.67%) Degree
6 4 (6.67%) CCVP
7 3 (5.00%) CCIP
8 2 (3.33%) CEH
8 2 (3.33%) CISSP
9 1 (1.67%) CCDA
9 1 (1.67%) CCDP
9 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 6 (10.00%) PCI DSS
2 5 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.33%) Samba
2 2 (3.33%) Nmap
2 2 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (3.33%) Nessus
2 2 (3.33%) Puppet
2 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.67%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 40 (66.67%) Cisco
2 20 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (25.00%) Citrix
3 15 (25.00%) Oracle
3 15 (25.00%) VMware
4 14 (23.33%) Juniper
5 13 (21.67%) BT
6 8 (13.33%) CheckPoint
7 7 (11.67%) Avaya
7 7 (11.67%) ServiceNow
8 6 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 6 (10.00%) Lotus
9 4 (6.67%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 2 (3.33%) NetApp
10 2 (3.33%) Novell
11 1 (1.67%) Brocade
11 1 (1.67%) F5
11 1 (1.67%) Nokia
11 1 (1.67%) Ericsson
11 1 (1.67%) Red Hat
Slough, Berkshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus on-call, overtime and benefits
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