The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 60 55
Rank change year-on-year -2 -5  
Permanent jobs citing WAN 44 78 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.39% 4.37% 4.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.96% 15.95% 17.16%
Number of salaries quoted 39 59 95
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 £21,700 £26,000 £32,100
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £60,000 £59,000
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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 368 489 612
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.37% 27.39% 26.61%
Number of salaries quoted 276 372 372
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

WAN
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for WAN in Reading

WAN
Salary Histogram in Reading

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

Salary histogram for WAN in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for WAN.

1 51 (61.45%) Firewall
2 50 (60.24%) Cisco
3 47 (56.63%) LAN
4 43 (51.81%) Cisco Certification
5 33 (39.76%) Juniper
6 27 (32.53%) CCNA
7 23 (27.71%) Broadband
7 23 (27.71%) Windows
7 23 (27.71%) Security Cleared
8 22 (26.51%) SC Cleared
9 20 (24.10%) Windows Server
10 19 (22.89%) OSPF
10 19 (22.89%) VMware
11 18 (21.69%) BGP
11 18 (21.69%) MPLS
11 18 (21.69%) Data Centre
12 17 (20.48%) CCNP
12 17 (20.48%) F5
13 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
14 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (16.87%) Hyper-V
15 14 (16.87%) ITIL
15 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
15 14 (16.87%) VPN
16 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
16 13 (15.66%) Linux
16 13 (15.66%) Python
16 13 (15.66%) IPsec
17 12 (14.46%) Ethernet
17 12 (14.46%) Cisco Nexus

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 6 (7.23%) IIS
2 4 (4.82%) Apache
3 3 (3.61%) Skype for Business
3 3 (3.61%) Tomcat
4 2 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.20%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (3.61%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (3.61%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) SaaS
2 5 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (6.02%) IaaS
2 5 (6.02%) Office 365
3 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (61.45%) Firewall
2 47 (56.63%) LAN
3 23 (27.71%) Broadband
4 19 (22.89%) OSPF
5 18 (21.69%) BGP
5 18 (21.69%) MPLS
6 14 (16.87%) VPN
7 13 (15.66%) IPsec
7 13 (15.66%) TCP/IP
8 12 (14.46%) Cisco Nexus
8 12 (14.46%) Ethernet
9 11 (13.25%) EIGRP
9 11 (13.25%) IPv4
9 11 (13.25%) L2TP
9 11 (13.25%) PPP
9 11 (13.25%) VoIP
9 11 (13.25%) xDSL
10 10 (12.05%) SSL
11 9 (10.84%) Wireless
12 8 (9.64%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (19.28%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) MySQL
General
1 7 (8.43%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Legal
2 2 (2.41%) Retail
2 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Electronics
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.20%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 26 (31.33%) Network Engineer
2 23 (27.71%) Support Engineer
3 15 (18.07%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (15.66%) Senior Network Engineer
5 12 (14.46%) Network Support
5 12 (14.46%) Network Support Engineer
5 12 (14.46%) Senior Support Engineer
6 11 (13.25%) Senior Network Support
6 11 (13.25%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 10 (12.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 10 (12.05%) IT Engineer
7 10 (12.05%) Junior
8 8 (9.64%) IT Support
8 8 (9.64%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (8.43%) DevOps Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Junior Cisco Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
10 6 (7.23%) Junior Network Engineer
11 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
11 5 (6.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.82%) Web Services
2 3 (3.61%) .NET
2 3 (3.61%) JSON
2 3 (3.61%) REST
3 1 (1.20%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Data Centre
2 5 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.02%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.41%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.41%) e-Health
3 2 (2.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Clustering
4 1 (1.20%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 23 (27.71%) Windows
2 20 (24.10%) Windows Server
3 13 (15.66%) Linux
4 11 (13.25%) Unix
5 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.02%) CentOS
7 4 (4.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (4.82%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.61%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (2.41%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.20%) Debian
10 1 (1.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.87%) ITIL
2 11 (13.25%) Load Balancing
3 8 (9.64%) Presales
4 7 (8.43%) DevOps
4 7 (8.43%) Migration
4 7 (8.43%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (8.43%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (6.02%) Network Management
6 4 (4.82%) Change Management
6 4 (4.82%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.61%) Business Continuity
7 3 (3.61%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.61%) Network Design
7 3 (3.61%) Project Management
8 2 (2.41%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (2.41%) Data Migration
8 2 (2.41%) Data Protection
8 2 (2.41%) Performance Management
8 2 (2.41%) Transition Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.66%) Python
2 10 (12.05%) Perl
3 7 (8.43%) Shell Script
3 7 (8.43%) SQL
4 6 (7.23%) Java
5 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
6 3 (3.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 43 (51.81%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (32.53%) CCNA
3 23 (27.71%) Security Cleared
4 22 (26.51%) SC Cleared
5 17 (20.48%) CCNP
6 8 (9.64%) CCIE
6 8 (9.64%) Degree
6 8 (9.64%) JNCIA
7 7 (8.43%) CCSP
7 7 (8.43%) MCP
8 5 (6.02%) MCSE
8 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.61%) MCSA
10 2 (2.41%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (2.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
11 1 (1.20%) DV Cleared
11 1 (1.20%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) PCI DSS
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (16.87%) Hyper-V
3 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.20%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (1.20%) vCloud
4 1 (1.20%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.20%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (3.61%) Puppet
2 2 (2.41%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.41%) SCCM
2 2 (2.41%) SCOM
3 1 (1.20%) cPanel
3 1 (1.20%) Plesk
3 1 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 50 (60.24%) Cisco
2 33 (39.76%) Juniper
3 19 (22.89%) VMware
4 17 (20.48%) F5
5 14 (16.87%) Microsoft
6 10 (12.05%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.02%) Avaya
7 5 (6.02%) HP
7 5 (6.02%) Mitel
7 5 (6.02%) Palo Alto
8 4 (4.82%) NetScout
8 4 (4.82%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.82%) Riverbed
8 4 (4.82%) SolarWinds
9 3 (3.61%) Aruba
9 3 (3.61%) Oracle
10 2 (2.41%) BMC
10 2 (2.41%) Dell
10 2 (2.41%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.41%) NetApp
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