Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 53 69
Rank change year-on-year +16 +16 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 27 14 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 5.48% 2.22% 2.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.45% 8.38% 9.90%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 30
Slough median annual salary £38,000 £38,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.94% +19.23% -50.00%
10th Percentile £34,250 £22,650 £20,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,875 £50,000
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +1.06%

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 132 167 303
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 26.77% 26.47% 24.78%
Number of salaries quoted 112 146 257
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.81% +5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £28,350 £24,625 £30,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £75,000 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% - +8.70%

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 26 April 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Slough

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 27 (100.00%) Windows
1 27 (100.00%) LAN
2 17 (62.96%) Citrix
3 16 (59.26%) Finance
3 16 (59.26%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (51.85%) SQL
5 13 (48.15%) Oracle
5 13 (48.15%) IBM Notes
5 13 (48.15%) Lotus
5 13 (48.15%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (48.15%) WebSphere MQ
5 13 (48.15%) Configuration Management
5 13 (48.15%) iSeries
5 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (48.15%) WebSphere
5 13 (48.15%) Release Management
5 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
6 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
7 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
7 10 (37.04%) Firewall
7 10 (37.04%) DevOps
7 10 (37.04%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (33.33%) Office 365
9 8 (29.63%) AS400
10 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (22.22%) VMware
10 6 (22.22%) Forcepoint
10 6 (22.22%) Symantec
10 6 (22.22%) DHCP
10 6 (22.22%) Microsoft

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 13 (48.15%) IBM Notes
1 13 (48.15%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (33.33%) Office 365
2 4 (14.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) LAN
2 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
3 10 (37.04%) Firewall
4 6 (22.22%) DHCP
5 5 (18.52%) DNS
6 4 (14.81%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (14.81%) VLAN
6 4 (14.81%) VoIP
6 4 (14.81%) VPN
7 2 (7.41%) Wireless
8 1 (3.70%) FTP
8 1 (3.70%) MPLS
8 1 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (3.70%) SAN
8 1 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (59.26%) Finance
2 3 (11.11%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Analyst
2 6 (22.22%) IT Support
3 5 (18.52%) IT Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) IT Support Analyst
3 5 (18.52%) Support Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Configuration Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (14.81%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) IT Manager
4 4 (14.81%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Project Manager
4 4 (14.81%) Software Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Applications Support
5 3 (11.11%) Information Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Security Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) WebSphere MQ
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
2 1 (3.70%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (59.26%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (48.15%) iSeries
3 8 (29.63%) AS400
4 4 (14.81%) Driving Licence
5 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (3.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 27 (100.00%) Windows
2 13 (48.15%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) Linux
3 6 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 10
4 4 (14.81%) Windows 7
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 8
5 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (48.15%) Configuration Management
1 13 (48.15%) Release Management
2 10 (37.04%) DevOps
2 10 (37.04%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (18.52%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (14.81%) People Management
4 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2
4 4 (14.81%) Project Management
4 4 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (11.11%) Information Security
5 3 (11.11%) ITIL
5 3 (11.11%) Mobile Device Management
5 3 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
5 3 (11.11%) Security Management
5 3 (11.11%) Security Monitoring
5 3 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
5 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
6 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (51.85%) SQL
2 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (11.11%) CEH
2 3 (11.11%) CISA
2 3 (11.11%) CISSP
2 3 (11.11%) SSCP
3 1 (3.70%) DBS Check
3 1 (3.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
3 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) VMware ESXi
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) XenApp
3 3 (11.11%) XenDesktop
4 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.70%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
2 2 (7.41%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (62.96%) Citrix
2 13 (48.15%) Lotus
2 13 (48.15%) Oracle
2 13 (48.15%) Salesforce.com
3 6 (22.22%) Forcepoint
3 6 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 6 (22.22%) Symantec
3 6 (22.22%) VMware
4 4 (14.81%) Apple
4 4 (14.81%) Cisco
5 3 (11.11%) Canon
5 3 (11.11%) MobileIron
5 3 (11.11%) Polycom
5 3 (11.11%) Qualys
6 1 (3.70%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) EqualLogic
6 1 (3.70%) HP
6 1 (3.70%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.70%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.70%) Veeam