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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 40 54 55
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 3.44% 1.30% 2.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.00% 6.36% 7.59%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 12
Median salary £42,500 £54,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.01% -5.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £45,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £63,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
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
150 110 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 28.63% 20.37% 30.74%
Number of salaries quoted 124 79 133
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
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 May 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Slough

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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 31 (96.88%) LAN
2 16 (50.00%) VMware
3 15 (46.88%) Cisco
3 15 (46.88%) Windows
4 14 (43.75%) ITIL
5 12 (37.50%) VPN
5 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (34.38%) Firewall
7 9 (28.13%) VLAN
8 8 (25.00%) Wireless
8 8 (25.00%) SAN
8 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
9 7 (21.88%) MS Office
9 7 (21.88%) Linux
9 7 (21.88%) Citrix
9 7 (21.88%) Thin Client
9 7 (21.88%) Fat Client
10 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
10 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
10 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (18.75%) CCVP
10 6 (18.75%) MPLS
10 6 (18.75%) CCNP
10 6 (18.75%) Unix
10 6 (18.75%) Client/Server
10 6 (18.75%) SQL

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 2 (6.25%) MS Exchange
1 2 (6.25%) Skype for Business
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.13%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 7 (21.88%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Office 365
2 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 31 (96.88%) LAN
2 12 (37.50%) VPN
3 11 (34.38%) Firewall
4 9 (28.13%) VLAN
5 8 (25.00%) SAN
5 8 (25.00%) Wireless
6 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (18.75%) MPLS
7 5 (15.63%) BGP
7 5 (15.63%) Cisco PIX
7 5 (15.63%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (15.63%) EIGRP
7 5 (15.63%) Network Security
7 5 (15.63%) OSPF
8 3 (9.38%) FWSM
8 3 (9.38%) TACACS
8 3 (9.38%) Unified Communications
9 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.13%) PBX
10 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.88%) Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Network Support
2 7 (21.88%) Support Analyst
2 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 6 (18.75%) Network Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Network Support Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Server Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Server Support
3 6 (18.75%) Server Support Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Storage Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Storage Support Analyst
3 6 (18.75%) Team Leader
4 5 (15.63%) Linux Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Linux Support
4 5 (15.63%) Linux Support Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Network Security Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) Security Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (15.63%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.88%) Fat Client
1 7 (21.88%) Thin Client
2 6 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (18.75%) Client/Server
3 5 (15.63%) Data Centre
4 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
4 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 3 (9.38%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (3.13%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 15 (46.88%) Windows
2 8 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (21.88%) Linux
4 6 (18.75%) Unix
4 6 (18.75%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (15.63%) Service Delivery
3 4 (12.50%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) Coaching
4 3 (9.38%) Data Security
4 3 (9.38%) High Availability
4 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.38%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (9.38%) Network Management
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
5 2 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) Fault Management
6 1 (3.13%) Information Governance
6 1 (3.13%) ITSM
6 1 (3.13%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.75%) CCNP
2 6 (18.75%) CCVP
3 5 (15.63%) CCSP
4 1 (3.13%) CCNA
4 1 (3.13%) MCSE
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (18.75%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (9.38%) Firmware
2 3 (9.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.13%) vSphere
4 1 (3.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) VMware
2 15 (46.88%) Cisco
3 8 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (21.88%) Citrix
5 5 (15.63%) F5
5 5 (15.63%) Juniper
5 5 (15.63%) Palo Alto
5 5 (15.63%) SolarWinds
6 3 (9.38%) LANDesk
7 1 (3.13%) Avaya
7 1 (3.13%) Dell
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Lotus
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam