Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 110 71 93
Rank change year-on-year -39 +22 -20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 35 89 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.75% 3.49% 2.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.56% 17.32% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 21 70 75
Reading median annual salary £38,000 £57,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.91% +38.55% -17.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £25,563 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,000 £71,000 £70,750
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +23.53% -10.53%

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 409 514 932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 20.47% 20.13% 31.09%
Number of salaries quoted 319 373 582
Reading median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,750 £28,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £73,625
Berkshire median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% -10.00% -

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 22 January 2019.

Salary histogram for WAN in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 23 (65.71%) LAN
2 19 (54.29%) Firewall
3 18 (51.43%) ITIL
3 18 (51.43%) Cisco
4 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (40.00%) VMware
5 13 (37.14%) CCNP
5 13 (37.14%) MPLS
5 13 (37.14%) OSPF
6 12 (34.29%) BGP
7 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
7 11 (31.43%) SNMP
7 11 (31.43%) DNS
7 11 (31.43%) DHCP
7 11 (31.43%) Network Management
8 10 (28.57%) Tech Ops
8 10 (28.57%) Ethernet
8 10 (28.57%) PPP
8 10 (28.57%) CCNA
8 10 (28.57%) DSL
8 10 (28.57%) L2TP
8 10 (28.57%) X.21
8 10 (28.57%) Change Management
8 10 (28.57%) IPsec
8 10 (28.57%) xDSL
9 9 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (22.86%) ITSM
11 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
11 7 (20.00%) Windows
12 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP

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 3 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.86%) iPlanet
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon ELB
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon Glacier
2 3 (8.57%) Amazon S3
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Office 365
4 1 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (65.71%) LAN
2 19 (54.29%) Firewall
3 13 (37.14%) MPLS
3 13 (37.14%) OSPF
4 12 (34.29%) BGP
5 11 (31.43%) DHCP
5 11 (31.43%) DNS
5 11 (31.43%) SNMP
6 10 (28.57%) DSL
6 10 (28.57%) Ethernet
6 10 (28.57%) IPsec
6 10 (28.57%) L2TP
6 10 (28.57%) PPP
6 10 (28.57%) X.21
6 10 (28.57%) xDSL
7 6 (17.14%) TCP/IP
8 5 (14.29%) Wireless
9 4 (11.43%) VPN
10 3 (8.57%) VoIP
10 3 (8.57%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.86%) DB2
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.57%) Banking
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Network Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Network Operations Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) NOC Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) Operations Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Network Support
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
6 2 (5.71%) Head of ICT
6 2 (5.71%) Head of Networks
6 2 (5.71%) IT Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support
6 2 (5.71%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Wireless Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 4 (11.43%) Replication
3 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.57%) Handset
4 2 (5.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (5.71%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (11.43%) Unix
3 3 (8.57%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.86%) CentOS
4 1 (2.86%) Solaris
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Network Management
3 10 (28.57%) Change Management
3 10 (28.57%) Tech Ops
4 9 (25.71%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (22.86%) ITSM
6 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (11.43%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (11.43%) Load Balancing
9 3 (8.57%) Artificial Intelligence
9 3 (8.57%) Coaching
9 3 (8.57%) Deployment Automation
9 3 (8.57%) Server Management
9 3 (8.57%) Server Monitoring
9 3 (8.57%) Software Licensing
9 3 (8.57%) Task Automation
9 3 (8.57%) Virtual Environments
10 2 (5.71%) DDoS Mitigation
10 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.43%) Bash Shell
1 4 (11.43%) Python
2 3 (8.57%) Java
2 3 (8.57%) Perl
2 3 (8.57%) Ruby
2 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (37.14%) CCNP
3 10 (28.57%) CCNA
4 4 (11.43%) Degree
5 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.86%) QA
1 1 (2.86%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (8.57%) Firmware
4 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.57%) Samba
5 1 (2.86%) NDS
5 1 (2.86%) NetIQ eDirectory
5 1 (2.86%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.86%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Ansible
1 3 (8.57%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (8.57%) Puppet
1 3 (8.57%) Terraform
1 3 (8.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
2 1 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.86%) SCCM
2 1 (2.86%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (51.43%) Cisco
2 14 (40.00%) VMware
3 11 (31.43%) Microsoft
4 6 (17.14%) CheckPoint
4 6 (17.14%) Citrix
5 5 (14.29%) F5
6 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
7 3 (8.57%) Aruba
7 3 (8.57%) Centrify
7 3 (8.57%) Juniper
8 2 (5.71%) Barracuda Networks
8 2 (5.71%) EMC
8 2 (5.71%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.86%) Dell
9 1 (2.86%) Google
9 1 (2.86%) HP
9 1 (2.86%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.86%) Mitel
9 1 (2.86%) Oracle
9 1 (2.86%) Sun