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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 64 76 66
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 66 57 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.07% 2.88% 3.76%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.02% 14.88% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 53 43 58
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £23,339
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% +2.63%
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
347 383 455
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 16.13% 19.37% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 238 271 397
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,250 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £72,500
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 21 November 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 21 November 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
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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 +21 35 £36,250 +8.20% 2
High Wycombe -1 16 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Beaconsfield 0 3 £50,000 +19.04% 1
Amersham - 1 £27,500 -
WAN
South East

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 90 (94.74%) LAN
2 66 (69.47%) Cisco
3 40 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
4 35 (36.84%) Firewall
5 33 (34.74%) Windows
6 30 (31.58%) CCNP
7 27 (28.42%) CheckPoint
7 27 (28.42%) Telecoms
8 26 (27.37%) Microsoft
9 23 (24.21%) VPN
10 22 (23.16%) SLA
10 22 (23.16%) Juniper
10 22 (23.16%) VoIP
10 22 (23.16%) MPLS
10 22 (23.16%) BGP
11 21 (22.11%) Network Design
12 20 (21.05%) Wireless
13 19 (20.00%) Network Security
14 18 (18.95%) EIGRP
14 18 (18.95%) OSPF
15 17 (17.89%) Active Directory
16 16 (16.84%) WLAN
16 16 (16.84%) VMware
17 15 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (15.79%) MS Exchange
17 15 (15.79%) ITIL
17 15 (15.79%) F5
18 14 (14.74%) CCNA
18 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
19 13 (13.68%) Citrix

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (15.79%) MS Exchange
2 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2007
2 7 (7.37%) Exchange Server 2003
3 6 (6.32%) IIS
4 4 (4.21%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.21%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.11%) CMS
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (1.05%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.05%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (12.63%) MS Excel
2 9 (9.47%) MS Office
3 5 (5.26%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.11%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 90 (94.74%) LAN
2 35 (36.84%) Firewall
3 23 (24.21%) VPN
4 22 (23.16%) VoIP
4 22 (23.16%) MPLS
4 22 (23.16%) BGP
5 20 (21.05%) Wireless
6 19 (20.00%) Network Security
7 18 (18.95%) EIGRP
7 18 (18.95%) OSPF
8 16 (16.84%) WLAN
9 15 (15.79%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (13.68%) ATM
10 13 (13.68%) Frame Relay
11 12 (12.63%) DHCP
11 12 (12.63%) DNS
12 11 (11.58%) SDH
12 11 (11.58%) DWDM
12 11 (11.58%) X.25
12 11 (11.58%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.37%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.05%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (1.05%) MSI
General
1 27 (28.42%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.26%) Spanish Language
2 5 (5.26%) French Language
2 5 (5.26%) German Language
3 4 (4.21%) Italian Language
3 4 (4.21%) Finance
4 2 (2.11%) Banking
4 2 (2.11%) Legal
4 2 (2.11%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (23.16%) Network Engineer
2 17 (17.89%) Architect
3 15 (15.79%) Analyst
4 12 (12.63%) Network Architect
5 11 (11.58%) Network Design Architect
6 8 (8.42%) Designer
6 8 (8.42%) Network Designer
6 8 (8.42%) Support Technician
7 7 (7.37%) Support Engineer
7 7 (7.37%) Security Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Technical Support
8 6 (6.32%) Help Desk Analyst
8 6 (6.32%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (6.32%) Consultant
9 5 (5.26%) Project Manager
9 5 (5.26%) IT Support
10 4 (4.21%) Technical Design Authority
11 3 (3.16%) Support Analyst
11 3 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (3.16%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.05%) Middleware
1 1 (1.05%) .NET
1 1 (1.05%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.26%) Streaming Video
1 5 (5.26%) Streaming Media
1 5 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.11%) PACS
2 2 (2.11%) FMCG
2 2 (2.11%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.11%) Clustering
3 1 (1.05%) NHS
3 1 (1.05%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.74%) Windows
2 12 (12.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (10.53%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (8.42%) Linux
5 7 (7.37%) UNIX
6 5 (5.26%) Windows XP
6 5 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.21%) Windows Vista
7 4 (4.21%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (22.11%) Network Design
2 15 (15.79%) ITIL
3 8 (8.42%) Network Management
4 7 (7.37%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.32%) Change Control
5 6 (6.32%) PRINCE2
5 6 (6.32%) Project Management
6 5 (5.26%) Change Management
6 5 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.26%) Time Management
6 5 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 5 (5.26%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (4.21%) Fault Management
7 4 (4.21%) Migration
7 4 (4.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.16%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.16%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (3.16%) Matrix Management
8 3 (3.16%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (9.47%) SQL
2 3 (3.16%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.05%) C
3 1 (1.05%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 40 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (31.58%) CCNP
3 14 (14.74%) CCNA
3 14 (14.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (12.63%) CCDP
5 11 (11.58%) CCSA
6 9 (9.47%) CCSE
7 8 (8.42%) CCIP
7 8 (8.42%) CCDA
8 6 (6.32%) MCSA
9 5 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (4.21%) MCSE
10 4 (4.21%) CCIE
11 3 (3.16%) SC Cleared
11 3 (3.16%) Security Cleared
11 3 (3.16%) Degree
11 3 (3.16%) MCDST
12 2 (2.11%) MCITP
12 2 (2.11%) MCP
12 2 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (23.16%) SLA
2 3 (3.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.11%) HL7
3 2 (2.11%) DICOM
System Software
1 17 (17.89%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.21%) XenApp
5 3 (3.16%) vSphere
5 3 (3.16%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.16%) UAG
5 3 (3.16%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (3.16%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (2.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 2 (2.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (4.21%) Backup Exec
1 4 (4.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (2.11%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (1.05%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 66 (69.47%) Cisco
2 27 (28.42%) CheckPoint
3 26 (27.37%) Microsoft
4 22 (23.16%) Juniper
5 16 (16.84%) VMware
6 15 (15.79%) F5
7 13 (13.68%) Citrix
8 11 (11.58%) Aruba
9 9 (9.47%) Huawei
10 7 (7.37%) McAfee
11 6 (6.32%) Blue Coat
11 6 (6.32%) Symantec
12 4 (4.21%) Nokia
13 3 (3.16%) Websense
13 3 (3.16%) Avaya
13 3 (3.16%) Remedy
13 3 (3.16%) Dell
13 3 (3.16%) EMC
14 2 (2.11%) Fortinet
14 2 (2.11%) Riverbed
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
Swan IT
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum pension, healhcare (medical/dental)
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Stott & May
Salary: £50000 - £60000 Per Annum Company Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package (Flexible Working)
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
High Wycombe
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Buckinghamshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 25 days ago