Period
to 21 July 2017

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 21 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 58 66
Rank change year-on-year +2 +8 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 22 33 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.12% 3.12% 2.74%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.70% 12.89% 11.31%
Number of salaries quoted 20 31 24
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -8.60% -22.50%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,250 £21,925
90th Percentile £56,250 £57,500 £77,500
Berkshire median annual salary £46,250 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -0.54% +3.33% -6.74%

WAN is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 188 256 283
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 26.67% 24.17% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 172 217 214
Slough median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,450 £24,125
90th Percentile £68,750 £92,500 £79,250
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £49,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year -3.06% +5.95% +8.82%

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 21 July 2017.

Salary histogram for WAN in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 July 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Slough region with a requirement for WAN.

1 20 (90.91%) LAN
2 19 (86.36%) Firewall
3 18 (81.82%) Cisco
4 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
4 17 (77.27%) VLAN
5 16 (72.73%) MPLS
5 16 (72.73%) CCNA
5 16 (72.73%) DHCP
5 16 (72.73%) DNS
5 16 (72.73%) Windows
5 16 (72.73%) Linux
6 15 (68.18%) SQL
6 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
6 15 (68.18%) VPN
6 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
6 15 (68.18%) Citrix
6 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
6 15 (68.18%) Cisco PIX
6 15 (68.18%) Cisco ASA
6 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (68.18%) VMware
6 15 (68.18%) XenApp
6 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (63.64%) KVM
7 14 (63.64%) Mentoring
7 14 (63.64%) Hyper-V
7 14 (63.64%) ZABBIX
7 14 (63.64%) F5

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 14 (63.64%) Apache
1 14 (63.64%) MS Exchange
1 14 (63.64%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (90.91%) LAN
2 19 (86.36%) Firewall
3 17 (77.27%) VLAN
4 16 (72.73%) DHCP
4 16 (72.73%) DNS
4 16 (72.73%) MPLS
5 15 (68.18%) Cisco ASA
5 15 (68.18%) Cisco PIX
5 15 (68.18%) TCP/IP
5 15 (68.18%) VPN
6 14 (63.64%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
7 2 (9.09%) VoIP
7 2 (9.09%) Wireless
8 1 (4.55%) 3G
8 1 (4.55%) BGP
8 1 (4.55%) Internet
8 1 (4.55%) L2TP
8 1 (4.55%) OSPF
8 1 (4.55%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) MySQL
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2005
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (63.64%) Back Office
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
1 14 (63.64%) Manufacturing
2 13 (59.09%) Electronics
2 13 (59.09%) Marketing
2 13 (59.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Administrator
1 14 (63.64%) Analyst
1 14 (63.64%) Linux Administrator
1 14 (63.64%) Linux Support
1 14 (63.64%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 14 (63.64%) Senior Analyst
1 14 (63.64%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 14 (63.64%) Senior Linux Support
1 14 (63.64%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
1 14 (63.64%) Senior Support Analyst
1 14 (63.64%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 14 (63.64%) Support Analyst
1 14 (63.64%) Systems Administrator
1 14 (63.64%) Systems Support Analyst
2 10 (45.45%) DevOps Administrator
2 10 (45.45%) Linux DevOps Administrator
2 10 (45.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 10 (45.45%) Senior DevOps
3 3 (13.64%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
1 2 (9.09%) Data Centre
1 2 (9.09%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (72.73%) Linux
1 16 (72.73%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2008
2 15 (68.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (63.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Mentoring
2 13 (59.09%) Business Intelligence
2 13 (59.09%) Digital Marketing
2 13 (59.09%) Programme Management
3 10 (45.45%) DevOps
4 3 (13.64%) ITIL
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (9.09%) OpenUP
5 2 (9.09%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
6 1 (4.55%) Presales
6 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) SQL
2 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (72.73%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) CCNP
3 2 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (9.09%) Degree
4 1 (4.55%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (68.18%) Active Directory
1 15 (68.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (68.18%) XenApp
2 14 (63.64%) Hyper-V
2 14 (63.64%) KVM
2 14 (63.64%) Terminal Services
2 14 (63.64%) VMware Workstation
2 14 (63.64%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 14 (63.64%) WSUS
1 14 (63.64%) ZABBIX
2 1 (4.55%) CA Spectrum
2 1 (4.55%) Cacti
2 1 (4.55%) OpenView
2 1 (4.55%) SCCM
2 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Cisco
2 15 (68.18%) Citrix
2 15 (68.18%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) VMware
3 14 (63.64%) F5
3 14 (63.64%) McAfee
3 14 (63.64%) SAP
4 2 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (4.55%) Aruba
5 1 (4.55%) BT
5 1 (4.55%) CA
5 1 (4.55%) CheckPoint