Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 59 45
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14 +13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 29 15 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.66% 2.27% 4.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 27.62% 9.09% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 29 14 28
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +44.23%
10th Percentile £22,500 £29,525 £23,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,125 £57,500
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 Slough with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 105 165 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 16.88% 25.00% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83 142 187
Slough median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £28,250 £25,525 £28,437
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Slough

WAN
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for WAN in Slough

WAN
Salary Histogram in Slough

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Slough over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Slough

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Slough region with a requirement for WAN.

1 29 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (58.62%) DNS
3 16 (55.17%) TCP/IP
4 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
4 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
4 15 (51.72%) Citrix
5 14 (48.28%) Linux
6 13 (44.83%) Python
6 13 (44.83%) PHP
6 13 (44.83%) Firewall
6 13 (44.83%) PowerShell
6 13 (44.83%) Bash Shell
6 13 (44.83%) Office 365
7 12 (41.38%) Windows
8 10 (34.48%) IIS
8 10 (34.48%) Apache
8 10 (34.48%) DHCP
8 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
8 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 8 (27.59%) VMware
9 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
9 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
10 7 (24.14%) DevOps
10 7 (24.14%) CentOS
10 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
10 7 (24.14%) Terraform
10 7 (24.14%) Hybrid Cloud
10 7 (24.14%) Mitel
10 7 (24.14%) Information Security

WAN
Co-occurring 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 10 (34.48%) Apache
1 10 (34.48%) IIS
2 6 (20.69%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 13 (44.83%) Office 365
2 8 (27.59%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (58.62%) DNS
3 16 (55.17%) TCP/IP
4 13 (44.83%) Firewall
5 10 (34.48%) DHCP
6 7 (24.14%) VoIP
6 7 (24.14%) Wireless
7 6 (20.69%) 2G
7 6 (20.69%) 3G
7 6 (20.69%) 802.15
7 6 (20.69%) Bluetooth
7 6 (20.69%) ICMP
7 6 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (20.69%) ZigBee
8 4 (13.79%) VPN
9 3 (10.34%) VLAN
10 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (3.45%) IPsec
10 1 (3.45%) SNMP
10 1 (3.45%) SSL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.45%) Back Office
1 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 9 (31.03%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Support Analyst
4 6 (20.69%) Test Analyst
5 5 (17.24%) AWS Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) AWS Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Azure Engineer
5 5 (17.24%) Azure Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Support Engineer
6 4 (13.79%) Team Leader
7 3 (10.34%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Service Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Engineer
7 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Support
7 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Support Analyst
7 3 (10.34%) Service Desk Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (20.69%) 802.1X
1 6 (20.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Hybrid Cloud
1 7 (24.14%) Management Information System
2 6 (20.69%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (48.28%) Linux
2 12 (41.38%) Windows
3 10 (34.48%) Windows Server
4 7 (24.14%) CentOS
5 6 (20.69%) Unix
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 10
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 7
6 3 (10.34%) Windows 8
6 3 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 7 (24.14%) Configuration Management
2 7 (24.14%) DevOps
2 7 (24.14%) Information Security
3 6 (20.69%) Integration Acceptance Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
3 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
3 6 (20.69%) Test Automation
3 6 (20.69%) Test Management
3 6 (20.69%) Test Scripting
4 2 (6.90%) Commercial Awareness
4 2 (6.90%) Decision-Making
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL
4 2 (6.90%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
4 2 (6.90%) SDLC
4 2 (6.90%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.45%) Threat Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (44.83%) Bash Shell
1 13 (44.83%) PHP
1 13 (44.83%) PowerShell
1 13 (44.83%) Python
2 7 (24.14%) SQL
2 7 (24.14%) T-SQL
3 6 (20.69%) C#
3 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB
1 6 (20.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (6.90%) APMP
2 2 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (51.72%) Active Directory
2 8 (27.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (24.14%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.45%) XenApp
4 1 (3.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (24.14%) Terraform
2 6 (20.69%) HP ALM
3 3 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Citrix
1 15 (51.72%) Microsoft
2 8 (27.59%) VMware
3 7 (24.14%) Mitel
4 6 (20.69%) Atlassian
4 6 (20.69%) HP
4 6 (20.69%) Remedy
5 5 (17.24%) Cisco
6 3 (10.34%) Avaya
6 3 (10.34%) Symantec
7 2 (6.90%) Forcepoint
8 1 (3.45%) Apple
8 1 (3.45%) F5
8 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.45%) Polycom