Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 38 55 66
Rank change year-on-year +17 +11 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 34 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 6.60% 3.13% 2.97%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.54% 12.02% 12.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34 20 30
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.86% -5.91%
10th Percentile £35,750 £28,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £53,750 £56,250 £57,500
Berkshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +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 174 183 255
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 33.79% 26.07% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 144 169 216
Slough median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% +6.95%
10th Percentile £27,675 £28,900 £30,375
90th Percentile £56,750 £68,750 £92,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +7.69%

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 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 34 (100.00%) LAN
2 30 (88.24%) Windows
3 22 (64.71%) Citrix
3 22 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (58.82%) Firewall
5 19 (55.88%) Finance
6 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
6 14 (41.18%) Lotus
6 14 (41.18%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (41.18%) WebSphere MQ
6 14 (41.18%) SQL
6 14 (41.18%) Oracle
6 14 (41.18%) IBM Notes
6 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (41.18%) WebSphere
6 14 (41.18%) Release Management
6 14 (41.18%) iSeries
7 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
7 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
7 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
8 11 (32.35%) Problem-Solving
8 11 (32.35%) DevOps
9 10 (29.41%) Office 365
10 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (26.47%) Cisco
10 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
10 9 (26.47%) AS400
10 9 (26.47%) VMware
11 8 (23.53%) VPN
11 8 (23.53%) Linux

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 (41.18%) IBM Notes
1 14 (41.18%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Office 365
2 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (100.00%) LAN
2 20 (58.82%) Firewall
3 12 (35.29%) TCP/IP
4 8 (23.53%) VPN
5 6 (17.65%) DHCP
6 5 (14.71%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (14.71%) DNS
6 5 (14.71%) VLAN
7 4 (11.76%) BGP
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco ISE
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco Wireless
7 4 (11.76%) EIGRP
7 4 (11.76%) MPLS
7 4 (11.76%) OSPF
7 4 (11.76%) VoIP
7 4 (11.76%) Wireless
General
1 19 (55.88%) Finance
2 5 (14.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 19 (55.88%) Analyst
2 7 (20.59%) Project Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Configuration Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) IT Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) IT Manager
3 5 (14.71%) IT Support
3 5 (14.71%) IT Support Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Software Analyst
3 5 (14.71%) Support Analyst
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (11.76%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) IT Project Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (41.18%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (64.71%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (41.18%) iSeries
3 9 (26.47%) AS400
4 5 (14.71%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (11.76%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 30 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 8 (23.53%) Linux
4 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (14.71%) Windows 10
5 5 (14.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (14.71%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
1 14 (41.18%) Configuration Management
1 14 (41.18%) Release Management
2 11 (32.35%) DevOps
2 11 (32.35%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (20.59%) PRINCE2
4 6 (17.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (14.71%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (11.76%) People Management
6 4 (11.76%) Project Management
6 4 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (8.82%) Information Security
7 3 (8.82%) Project Planning
7 3 (8.82%) SDLC
7 3 (8.82%) Security Management
7 3 (8.82%) Security Monitoring
7 3 (8.82%) Six Sigma
7 3 (8.82%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 4 (11.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) CCNP
1 4 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 3 (8.82%) APMP
2 3 (8.82%) CEH
2 3 (8.82%) CISA
2 3 (8.82%) CISSP
2 3 (8.82%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 9 (26.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (14.71%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (14.71%) XenApp
3 5 (14.71%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (14.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Citrix
2 14 (41.18%) Lotus
2 14 (41.18%) Oracle
2 14 (41.18%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (26.47%) Cisco
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 9 (26.47%) VMware
4 8 (23.53%) Forcepoint
4 8 (23.53%) Symantec
5 5 (14.71%) Apple
5 5 (14.71%) Polycom
6 4 (11.76%) Barracuda Networks
6 4 (11.76%) Meraki
6 4 (11.76%) SolarWinds
7 3 (8.82%) Canon
7 3 (8.82%) MobileIron
7 3 (8.82%) Qualys
8 1 (2.94%) WatchGuard