Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 52 67
Rank change year-on-year -2 +15 -21
Permanent jobs citing WAN 10 22 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.79% 3.23% 3.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.30% 11.46% 12.87%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 36
Slough median annual salary £38,750 £36,500 £24,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.16% +47.47% -41.07%
10th Percentile £27,825 £22,250 £20,750
90th Percentile £60,500 £51,500 £47,500
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +23.53% -10.53% +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 137 192 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 24.55% 28.15% 25.66%
Number of salaries quoted 117 168 300
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £54,500 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.61% +6.34% +20.59%
10th Percentile £21,500 £28,090 £25,950
90th Percentile £66,500 £92,500 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +11.11%

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 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Slough

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 7 (70.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 4 (40.00%) HP
6 3 (30.00%) ITIL
6 3 (30.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) SAN
6 3 (30.00%) DNS
6 3 (30.00%) DHCP
6 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
6 3 (30.00%) Firewall
6 3 (30.00%) Wireless
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (20.00%) SLA
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco
7 2 (20.00%) SMS
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) NetApp
7 2 (20.00%) Apple
7 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
7 2 (20.00%) Office 365
7 2 (20.00%) SCCM
8 1 (10.00%) Network 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 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) IaaS
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (30.00%) DHCP
3 3 (30.00%) DNS
3 3 (30.00%) Firewall
3 3 (30.00%) SAN
3 3 (30.00%) Wireless
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
4 2 (20.00%) SMS
4 2 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (10.00%) Converged Networks
5 1 (10.00%) HSRP
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) Intranet
5 1 (10.00%) MPLS
5 1 (10.00%) NAS
5 1 (10.00%) Network Security
5 1 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
5 1 (10.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio Team System
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) IT Engineer
1 4 (40.00%) IT Support
2 3 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (30.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) .NET
1 1 (10.00%) Velocity
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Fintech
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
4 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (10.00%) Change Management
3 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (10.00%) Patch Management
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Security Operations
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Service Management
3 1 (10.00%) SIEM
3 1 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (10.00%) Statistics
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) DBS Check
1 1 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (10.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (10.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (20.00%) SCCM
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (10.00%) Puppet
3 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) HP
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (30.00%) Citrix
4 2 (20.00%) Apple
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) NetApp
5 1 (10.00%) 3Com
5 1 (10.00%) Avaya
5 1 (10.00%) Dell
5 1 (10.00%) EqualLogic
5 1 (10.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 1 (10.00%) Veeam