The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 59 72
Rank change year-on-year -32 +13  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 96 180 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.94% 4.00% 3.78%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.14% 15.89% 14.50%
Number of salaries quoted 85 149 173
Median salary £50,000 £52,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - -5.88%  

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 791 1133 1345
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.20% 25.17% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 618 875 861
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,615 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing WAN as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Berkshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Berkshire.

Salary trend for WAN in Berkshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Berkshire

WAN
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 44 £50,000 -4.76% 5
Maidenhead +25 17 £55,000 -18.51% 6
Slough +1 13 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Bracknell -10 6 £55,500 +11.00%
Wokingham +23 5 £38,000 +19.68%
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 135 (69.23%) LAN
2 129 (66.15%) Firewall
3 111 (56.92%) Cisco
4 83 (42.56%) Cisco Certification
5 74 (37.95%) Windows
6 61 (31.28%) Microsoft
7 56 (28.72%) CCNA
8 55 (28.21%) VMware
9 54 (27.69%) Juniper
10 51 (26.15%) DHCP
11 49 (25.13%) VPN
11 49 (25.13%) DNS
11 49 (25.13%) Linux
11 49 (25.13%) MPLS
12 48 (24.62%) TCP/IP
13 46 (23.59%) Active Directory
13 46 (23.59%) Hyper-V
14 44 (22.56%) Windows Server
15 43 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
16 42 (21.54%) SQL Server
17 40 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
18 38 (19.49%) ITIL
19 36 (18.46%) F5
20 35 (17.95%) Wireless
20 35 (17.95%) VLAN
21 33 (16.92%) CCNP
21 33 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
22 31 (15.90%) Windows Server 2012
23 30 (15.38%) Data Centre
23 30 (15.38%) VoIP

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 22 (11.28%) MS Exchange
2 20 (10.26%) Apache
3 19 (9.74%) Tomcat
4 11 (5.64%) IIS
5 9 (4.62%) Skype for Business
6 8 (4.10%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.05%) IBM Notes
7 4 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (2.05%) SharePoint
7 4 (2.05%) WebSphere
8 3 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.54%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 7 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.05%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.05%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (6.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.51%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 29 (14.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (9.23%) Office 365
4 13 (6.67%) PaaS
5 12 (6.15%) IaaS
5 12 (6.15%) SaaS
6 8 (4.10%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 2 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.03%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (1.03%) AWS CloudTrail
7 2 (1.03%) CloudFront
7 2 (1.03%) G Suite
7 2 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 135 (69.23%) LAN
2 129 (66.15%) Firewall
3 51 (26.15%) DHCP
4 49 (25.13%) DNS
4 49 (25.13%) MPLS
4 49 (25.13%) VPN
5 48 (24.62%) TCP/IP
6 35 (17.95%) VLAN
6 35 (17.95%) Wireless
7 33 (16.92%) Cisco ASA
8 30 (15.38%) VoIP
9 27 (13.85%) Broadband
10 25 (12.82%) BGP
11 24 (12.31%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (12.31%) IPsec
11 24 (12.31%) OSPF
12 22 (11.28%) SSL
13 21 (10.77%) Ethernet
14 19 (9.74%) SAN
15 18 (9.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (7.69%) MySQL
4 12 (6.15%) SQL Server 2005
4 12 (6.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (4.10%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 12c
7 1 (0.51%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (2.05%) JIRA
2 1 (0.51%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (11.79%) Finance
2 20 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 14 (7.18%) Manufacturing
4 12 (6.15%) Back Office
4 12 (6.15%) Electronics
4 12 (6.15%) Marketing
5 8 (4.10%) Retail
6 6 (3.08%) Legal
7 4 (2.05%) French Language
7 4 (2.05%) German Language
7 4 (2.05%) Portuguese Language
7 4 (2.05%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (33.85%) Network Engineer
2 29 (14.87%) Support Engineer
3 25 (12.82%) Cisco Engineer
4 24 (12.31%) Administrator
5 20 (10.26%) Analyst
5 20 (10.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 18 (9.23%) Senior Network Engineer
6 18 (9.23%) Support Analyst
7 15 (7.69%) Security Engineer
8 13 (6.67%) Network Support
8 13 (6.67%) Senior Systems Administrator
8 13 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
9 12 (6.15%) Junior
9 12 (6.15%) Linux Administrator
9 12 (6.15%) Linux Systems Administrator
9 12 (6.15%) Network Support Engineer
9 12 (6.15%) Senior Analyst
9 12 (6.15%) Senior Support Analyst
9 12 (6.15%) Senior Support Engineer
9 12 (6.15%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (9.23%) Web Services
2 9 (4.62%) .NET
3 8 (4.10%) JSON
3 8 (4.10%) REST
4 7 (3.59%) Middleware
5 6 (3.08%) .NET Framework
5 6 (3.08%) ASP.NET
5 6 (3.08%) Node.js
6 4 (2.05%) Regular Expression
7 3 (1.54%) 802.1X
8 2 (1.03%) Oracle Fusion
9 1 (0.51%) CSS
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle GoldenGate
9 1 (0.51%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.67%) Driving Licence
4 9 (4.62%) Hybrid Cloud
5 8 (4.10%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.10%) FlexPod
6 6 (3.08%) Public Cloud
7 5 (2.56%) Clustering
7 5 (2.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.56%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.54%) e-Health
8 3 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.54%) PKI
9 2 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.03%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) Cyberthreat
10 1 (0.51%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.51%) Security Operations Centre
10 1 (0.51%) User Experience
10 1 (0.51%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 74 (37.95%) Windows
2 49 (25.13%) Linux
3 44 (22.56%) Windows Server
4 40 (20.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 31 (15.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (8.21%) Unix
6 16 (8.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 15 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (2.56%) CentOS
8 5 (2.56%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.05%) Mac OS
9 4 (2.05%) Windows NT
9 4 (2.05%) Windows XP
10 3 (1.54%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.51%) Debian
11 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (19.49%) ITIL
2 22 (11.28%) Migration
3 21 (10.77%) Presales
4 18 (9.23%) DevOps
4 18 (9.23%) Load Balancing
5 13 (6.67%) Programme Management
6 12 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (6.15%) Digital Marketing
6 12 (6.15%) Mentoring
6 12 (6.15%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (4.62%) Network Design
8 8 (4.10%) Network Management
9 7 (3.59%) Change Management
9 7 (3.59%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (3.59%) High Availability
9 7 (3.59%) Incident Management
9 7 (3.59%) Open Source
9 7 (3.59%) Problem Management
9 7 (3.59%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (3.08%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.87%) SQL
2 28 (14.36%) Python
3 18 (9.23%) PowerShell
4 17 (8.72%) Java
5 14 (7.18%) Ruby
6 10 (5.13%) Perl
7 7 (3.59%) Shell Script
8 6 (3.08%) PHP
9 4 (2.05%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.51%) C
10 1 (0.51%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 83 (42.56%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (28.72%) CCNA
3 33 (16.92%) CCNP
4 29 (14.87%) Security Cleared
5 28 (14.36%) SC Cleared
6 20 (10.26%) Degree
7 17 (8.72%) CCIE
8 10 (5.13%) CCDP
8 10 (5.13%) MCSE
8 10 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (4.62%) JNCIA
10 7 (3.59%) CCSP
10 7 (3.59%) CISSP
10 7 (3.59%) MCP
11 5 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (2.05%) CEH
12 4 (2.05%) CompTIA Security+
12 4 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (2.05%) Security+ Certification
13 3 (1.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.67%) SLA
2 4 (2.05%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 46 (23.59%) Active Directory
1 46 (23.59%) Hyper-V
2 43 (22.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (11.28%) XenApp
4 12 (6.15%) KVM
4 12 (6.15%) Terminal Services
4 12 (6.15%) VMware Workstation
4 12 (6.15%) XenServer
5 5 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (2.56%) vSphere
6 4 (2.05%) Samba
7 3 (1.54%) Docker
8 2 (1.03%) Xen
9 1 (0.51%) Firmware
9 1 (0.51%) FreeRADIUS
9 1 (0.51%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.51%) vCloud
9 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (7.18%) SCCM
2 13 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (6.67%) Puppet
3 12 (6.15%) WSUS
3 12 (6.15%) ZABBIX
4 7 (3.59%) SolarWinds Orion
5 5 (2.56%) SCOM
6 2 (1.03%) Ansible
6 2 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.03%) Nagios
6 2 (1.03%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.51%) Cacti
7 1 (0.51%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.51%) cPanel
7 1 (0.51%) Data Guard
7 1 (0.51%) OpenView
7 1 (0.51%) Plesk
7 1 (0.51%) QRadar
7 1 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 111 (56.92%) Cisco
2 61 (31.28%) Microsoft
3 55 (28.21%) VMware
4 54 (27.69%) Juniper
5 36 (18.46%) F5
6 23 (11.79%) Citrix
6 23 (11.79%) Oracle
7 20 (10.26%) CheckPoint
8 15 (7.69%) HP
8 15 (7.69%) Red Hat
9 14 (7.18%) McAfee
9 14 (7.18%) SAP
10 13 (6.67%) Riverbed
11 11 (5.64%) SolarWinds
12 10 (5.13%) NetApp
13 8 (4.10%) Forcepoint
13 8 (4.10%) Fortinet
13 8 (4.10%) GENBAND
13 8 (4.10%) Palo Alto
14 7 (3.59%) Ipanema Technologies
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Telefonica
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Yoh
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + £150 per day chargeable consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Myles Roberts
Salary: £45000.00 per annum + + Flexible Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 8 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Foundation IT
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 24 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Market Salary + Full Company Benefits Package
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Maersk Line
Posted: 16 days ago
Slough
People Source Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago