The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 65 61 50
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Permanent jobs citing WAN 61 67 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.90% 3.51% 4.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.10% 16.96% 18.89%
Number of salaries quoted 47 53 66
Average salary £50,000 £38,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+29.87% -16.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £63,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
WAN
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
337 395 434
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.01% 20.69% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 241 284 373
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Buckinghamshire region.

WAN Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

WAN
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +13 30 £32,250 -1.52% 3
High Wycombe -15 16 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Beaconsfield -1 2 £50,000 +29.87%
Amersham - 1 £27,500 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 86 (95.56%) LAN
2 61 (67.78%) Cisco
3 36 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (36.67%) Windows
5 30 (33.33%) Firewall
6 26 (28.89%) Telecoms
7 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
8 24 (26.67%) CCNP
8 24 (26.67%) VPN
9 22 (24.44%) CheckPoint
9 22 (24.44%) VoIP
10 21 (23.33%) MPLS
10 21 (23.33%) Network Design
11 20 (22.22%) Juniper
11 20 (22.22%) SLA
12 18 (20.00%) BGP
12 18 (20.00%) Wireless
13 17 (18.89%) VMware
13 17 (18.89%) EIGRP
13 17 (18.89%) Active Directory
14 16 (17.78%) WLAN
14 16 (17.78%) Network Security
15 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
16 14 (15.56%) CCNA
16 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (15.56%) OSPF
16 14 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (14.44%) Frame Relay
17 13 (14.44%) Citrix
17 13 (14.44%) ATM

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.78%) IIS
2 7 (7.78%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (3.33%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.22%) CMS
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.11%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.78%) MS Office
3 5 (5.56%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 86 (95.56%) LAN
2 30 (33.33%) Firewall
3 24 (26.67%) VPN
4 22 (24.44%) VoIP
5 21 (23.33%) MPLS
6 18 (20.00%) BGP
6 18 (20.00%) Wireless
7 17 (18.89%) EIGRP
8 16 (17.78%) WLAN
8 16 (17.78%) Network Security
9 14 (15.56%) OSPF
9 14 (15.56%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (14.44%) Frame Relay
10 13 (14.44%) ATM
11 12 (13.33%) DHCP
12 11 (12.22%) DNS
12 11 (12.22%) SDH
12 11 (12.22%) X.25
12 11 (12.22%) TCP/IP
12 11 (12.22%) DWDM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 5 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.11%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.11%) MSI
General
1 26 (28.89%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.56%) French Language
2 5 (5.56%) German Language
2 5 (5.56%) Spanish Language
3 4 (4.44%) Italian Language
4 3 (3.33%) Finance
5 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.22%) Banking
5 2 (2.22%) Retail
6 1 (1.11%) Publishing
6 1 (1.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 17 (18.89%) Architect
2 17 (18.89%) Analyst
3 12 (13.33%) Network Architect
4 11 (12.22%) Network Design Architect
5 10 (11.11%) Support Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Network Designer
6 8 (8.89%) Security Engineer
6 8 (8.89%) Designer
7 7 (7.78%) IT Support
7 7 (7.78%) Support Technician
7 7 (7.78%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (6.67%) Support Analyst
8 6 (6.67%) Technical Support
8 6 (6.67%) Help Desk Analyst
9 5 (5.56%) Consultant
9 5 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
10 4 (4.44%) Technical Design Authority
11 3 (3.33%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (1.11%) Middleware
2 1 (1.11%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.56%) Streaming Video
1 5 (5.56%) Streaming Media
2 4 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.33%) Clustering
3 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.22%) PACS
4 2 (2.22%) FMCG
5 1 (1.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.11%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 33 (36.67%) Windows
2 12 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (8.89%) Linux
5 7 (7.78%) UNIX
6 4 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.33%) Windows XP
7 3 (3.33%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.22%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.11%) Android
9 1 (1.11%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (23.33%) Network Design
2 12 (13.33%) ITIL
3 5 (5.56%) PRINCE2
3 5 (5.56%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (4.44%) Incident Management
4 4 (4.44%) Project Management
4 4 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (4.44%) Migration
4 4 (4.44%) Problem Management
4 4 (4.44%) Network Management
4 4 (4.44%) Change Control
4 4 (4.44%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (3.33%) Time Management
5 3 (3.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (3.33%) Load Balancing
5 3 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (3.33%) Change Management
6 2 (2.22%) Workforce Management Optimization
6 2 (2.22%) Supplier Management
6 2 (2.22%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (7.78%) SQL
2 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (26.67%) CCNP
3 14 (15.56%) CCNA
3 14 (15.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (10.00%) CCDP
5 8 (8.89%) CCDA
5 8 (8.89%) CCIP
6 6 (6.67%) MCSA
6 6 (6.67%) CCSA
6 6 (6.67%) Degree
7 5 (5.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (4.44%) CCSE
8 4 (4.44%) CCIE
8 4 (4.44%) MCSE
9 3 (3.33%) MCDST
9 3 (3.33%) SC Cleared
9 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
10 2 (2.22%) GIAC
10 2 (2.22%) MCP
10 2 (2.22%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (22.22%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.22%) HL7
3 2 (2.22%) DICOM
System Software
1 17 (18.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (14.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.67%) XenApp
5 3 (3.33%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.33%) vSphere
5 3 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
5 3 (3.33%) UAG
5 3 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.22%) XenServer
6 2 (2.22%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (1.11%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 4 (4.44%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.22%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.11%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 61 (67.78%) Cisco
2 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
3 22 (24.44%) CheckPoint
4 20 (22.22%) Juniper
5 17 (18.89%) VMware
6 13 (14.44%) Citrix
6 13 (14.44%) F5
7 11 (12.22%) Aruba
8 9 (10.00%) Huawei
9 6 (6.67%) McAfee
9 6 (6.67%) Symantec
10 4 (4.44%) Nokia
10 4 (4.44%) Dell
10 4 (4.44%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.33%) EMC
11 3 (3.33%) Avaya
11 3 (3.33%) NetApp
11 3 (3.33%) Remedy
11 3 (3.33%) Websense
12 2 (2.22%) HP
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South Buckinghamshire
Church International
Salary: £55k to £60k
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £44,000 to £44,000 per annum circa + £7k Car Allowance + £4k Bonu
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Milton Keynes
Blue Town Online
Salary: £26k - 35k per year
Posted: 22 days ago