Period
to 14 November 2018

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 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 114 79 90
Rank change year-on-year -35 +11 -24
Permanent jobs citing WAN 33 77 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.51% 3.25% 3.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.17% 14.18% 10.51%
Number of salaries quoted 21 63 97
Reading median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +43.75% -20.00%
10th Percentile £36,000 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £68,500
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +17.65% -5.56%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 404 543 1,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 18.52% 22.91% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 315 404 696
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £25,500 £23,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £77,000 £70,000 £74,375
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +3.09%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Reading

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for WAN.

1 22 (66.67%) LAN
2 18 (54.55%) Cisco
2 18 (54.55%) Firewall
3 15 (45.45%) ITIL
4 14 (42.42%) DNS
5 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
5 13 (39.39%) Windows
5 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (36.36%) DHCP
7 10 (30.30%) VMware
7 10 (30.30%) Linux
7 10 (30.30%) CCNP
8 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
8 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
8 9 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
9 8 (24.24%) Puppet
9 8 (24.24%) Amazon S3
9 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (24.24%) Ansible
9 8 (24.24%) SAN
9 8 (24.24%) CCNA
9 8 (24.24%) MPLS
9 8 (24.24%) OSPF
9 8 (24.24%) Python
9 8 (24.24%) Unix
9 8 (24.24%) Degree
10 7 (21.21%) Banking

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 4 (12.12%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.03%) Apache
2 1 (3.03%) Confluence
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) iPlanet
2 1 (3.03%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (27.27%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (24.24%) Amazon S3
3 7 (21.21%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 7 (21.21%) Amazon EC2
3 7 (21.21%) Amazon ELB
3 7 (21.21%) Amazon Glacier
3 7 (21.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (6.06%) Office 365
6 1 (3.03%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (3.03%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (66.67%) LAN
2 18 (54.55%) Firewall
3 14 (42.42%) DNS
4 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
5 12 (36.36%) DHCP
6 8 (24.24%) MPLS
6 8 (24.24%) OSPF
6 8 (24.24%) SAN
7 7 (21.21%) BGP
7 7 (21.21%) FCoE
7 7 (21.21%) Fibre Channel
7 7 (21.21%) iSCSI
7 7 (21.21%) NAS
8 6 (18.18%) IPsec
9 5 (15.15%) DSL
9 5 (15.15%) Ethernet
9 5 (15.15%) L2TP
9 5 (15.15%) PPP
9 5 (15.15%) SNMP
9 5 (15.15%) X.21
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.03%) JIRA
1 1 (3.03%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.03%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (21.21%) Banking
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Network Operations Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Operations Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) NOC Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Analyst
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Network Support
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Wireless Network Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) WLAN Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Replication
2 4 (12.12%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.03%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) Handset
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 13 (39.39%) Windows
2 10 (30.30%) Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (24.24%) Unix
4 4 (12.12%) Windows Server
5 2 (6.06%) CentOS
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Kali Linux
6 1 (3.03%) Solaris
6 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (21.21%) Artificial Intelligence
3 7 (21.21%) Coaching
3 7 (21.21%) Deployment Automation
3 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (21.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 7 (21.21%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (21.21%) Task Automation
3 7 (21.21%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (15.15%) Change Management
4 5 (15.15%) ITSM
4 5 (15.15%) Network Management
4 5 (15.15%) Tech Ops
5 4 (12.12%) Presales
6 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 2 (6.06%) Incident Management
7 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (6.06%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.06%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) Bash Shell
1 8 (24.24%) Python
2 7 (21.21%) Java
2 7 (21.21%) Perl
2 7 (21.21%) Ruby
2 7 (21.21%) Shell Script
3 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (39.39%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (30.30%) CCNP
3 8 (24.24%) CCNA
3 8 (24.24%) Degree
4 1 (3.03%) AWS Certification
4 1 (3.03%) CCDA
4 1 (3.03%) CCDP
4 1 (3.03%) CCIE
4 1 (3.03%) JNCIA
4 1 (3.03%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.03%) JNCIS
4 1 (3.03%) MCP
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 9 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (21.21%) Samba
3 6 (18.18%) Active Directory
4 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
4 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.03%) Firmware
5 1 (3.03%) NDS
5 1 (3.03%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (3.03%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (24.24%) Ansible
1 8 (24.24%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (24.24%) Puppet
2 7 (21.21%) Terraform
2 7 (21.21%) vRealize Orchestrator
3 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (3.03%) Nagios
3 1 (3.03%) Nessus
3 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.03%) Nmap
3 1 (3.03%) SCCM
3 1 (3.03%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (54.55%) Cisco
2 10 (30.30%) VMware
3 9 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 7 (21.21%) Centrify
5 6 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 6 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 4 (12.12%) Citrix
7 3 (9.09%) F5
7 3 (9.09%) Juniper
7 3 (9.09%) Palo Alto
8 2 (6.06%) Aruba
8 2 (6.06%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (6.06%) Dell
8 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.06%) Mitel
8 2 (6.06%) SolarWinds
9 1 (3.03%) EMC
9 1 (3.03%) HP
9 1 (3.03%) Oracle
9 1 (3.03%) Sun