Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 60 46
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 +13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 31 22 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.31% 3.23% 4.12%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.95% 12.29% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 31 20 34
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,250 £36,250 £32,600
90th Percentile £55,000 £49,250 £56,375
Berkshire median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +20.00% +17.65% -

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 148 179 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 25.34% 26.25% 26.17%
Number of salaries quoted 128 160 210
Slough median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,575 £28,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £68,750 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.21% - -

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 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 31 (100.00%) LAN
2 18 (58.06%) Citrix
3 17 (54.84%) Firewall
3 17 (54.84%) Windows
4 15 (48.39%) DHCP
4 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
5 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
5 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
5 14 (45.16%) DNS
5 14 (45.16%) VMware
5 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (38.71%) Linux
7 11 (35.48%) Wireless
7 11 (35.48%) Finance
7 11 (35.48%) Office 365
8 10 (32.26%) Cisco
8 10 (32.26%) VPN
9 8 (25.81%) Symantec
9 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
10 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
10 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
10 7 (22.58%) Windows 8
10 7 (22.58%) VLAN
10 7 (22.58%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (22.58%) Forcepoint
11 6 (19.35%) 2G
11 6 (19.35%) Integration Acceptance Testing
11 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi

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 6 (19.35%) Confluence
2 5 (16.13%) IBM Notes
2 5 (16.13%) WebSphere
3 3 (9.68%) Apache
3 3 (9.68%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 11 (35.48%) Office 365
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (54.84%) Firewall
3 15 (48.39%) DHCP
4 14 (45.16%) DNS
4 14 (45.16%) TCP/IP
5 11 (35.48%) Wireless
6 10 (32.26%) VPN
7 7 (22.58%) VLAN
8 6 (19.35%) 2G
8 6 (19.35%) 3G
8 6 (19.35%) 802.15
8 6 (19.35%) Bluetooth
8 6 (19.35%) ICMP
8 6 (19.35%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (19.35%) ZigBee
9 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (12.90%) BGP
10 4 (12.90%) MPLS
10 4 (12.90%) OSPF
Development Applications
1 6 (19.35%) JIRA
General
1 11 (35.48%) Finance
2 5 (16.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (61.29%) Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (22.58%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Support Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Test Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Configuration Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Software Analyst
5 3 (9.68%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Information Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Information Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 1 (3.23%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) 802.1X
1 6 (19.35%) HTML
2 5 (16.13%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 14 (45.16%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (19.35%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (16.13%) AS400
3 5 (16.13%) iSeries
3 5 (16.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (54.84%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Linux
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server
3 8 (25.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (22.58%) Windows 10
4 7 (22.58%) Windows 7
4 7 (22.58%) Windows 8
5 6 (19.35%) Unix
6 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Integration Acceptance Testing
1 6 (19.35%) Mathematics
1 6 (19.35%) Software Testing
1 6 (19.35%) Test Automation
1 6 (19.35%) Test Management
1 6 (19.35%) Test Scripting
2 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Configuration Management
2 5 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (16.13%) DevOps
2 5 (16.13%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (16.13%) Problem-Solving
2 5 (16.13%) Release Management
3 4 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (9.68%) Commercial Awareness
4 3 (9.68%) Decision-Making
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 3 (9.68%) PRINCE2
4 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.68%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) Bash Shell
1 6 (19.35%) C#
1 6 (19.35%) JavaScript
1 6 (19.35%) PHP
1 6 (19.35%) PowerShell
1 6 (19.35%) Python
2 5 (16.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) Degree
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB
1 6 (19.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 4 (12.90%) CCNP
2 4 (12.90%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (9.68%) APMP
4 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (3.23%) CEH
5 1 (3.23%) CISA
5 1 (3.23%) CISSP
5 1 (3.23%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.45%) SLA
2 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (48.39%) Active Directory
2 14 (45.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (16.13%) XenApp
3 5 (16.13%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Norton AntiVirus
2 6 (19.35%) HP ALM
3 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Citrix
2 14 (45.16%) Microsoft
2 14 (45.16%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco
4 8 (25.81%) Symantec
5 7 (22.58%) Forcepoint
6 6 (19.35%) Atlassian
6 6 (19.35%) HP
6 6 (19.35%) Remedy
7 5 (16.13%) Apple
7 5 (16.13%) Lotus
7 5 (16.13%) Oracle
7 5 (16.13%) Polycom
7 5 (16.13%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (12.90%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (12.90%) Meraki
8 4 (12.90%) SolarWinds
9 3 (9.68%) Canon
9 3 (9.68%) MobileIron
10 1 (3.23%) Qualys