The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 20 46 33
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -13
Permanent jobs citing WAN 25 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 7.99% 0.40% 2.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 31.25% 1.61% 10.00%
Number of salaries quoted 24 1 3
Average salary £37,500 £20,000 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -56.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £20,000 £53,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
WAN
Buckinghamshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
High Wycombe
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
80 62 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in High Wycombe 25.56% 24.60% 25.86%
Number of salaries quoted 67 57 51
Average salary £55,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

WAN
Salary Trend in High Wycombe

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

WAN Salary Trend in High Wycombe

WAN
Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the High Wycombe region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in High Wycombe

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 40 (100.00%) LAN
2 31 (77.50%) Cisco Certification
3 28 (70.00%) CCNP
4 25 (62.50%) Wireless
5 24 (60.00%) Cisco
6 19 (47.50%) DNS
6 19 (47.50%) DHCP
7 16 (40.00%) Firewall
8 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
9 13 (32.50%) CCNA
9 13 (32.50%) Finance
10 12 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
11 11 (27.50%) VPN
12 10 (25.00%) Windows
12 10 (25.00%) Motorola
12 10 (25.00%) DMZ
12 10 (25.00%) GIAC
12 10 (25.00%) CISSP
12 10 (25.00%) Information Security
12 10 (25.00%) CEH
12 10 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
12 10 (25.00%) Degree
12 10 (25.00%) Network Security
12 10 (25.00%) Wireless Security
12 10 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
12 10 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
13 9 (22.50%) Database Security
14 8 (20.00%) MPLS
14 8 (20.00%) SLA
15 7 (17.50%) Telecoms

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the High Wycombe 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 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 40 (100.00%) LAN
2 25 (62.50%) Wireless
3 19 (47.50%) DNS
3 19 (47.50%) DHCP
4 16 (40.00%) Firewall
5 14 (35.00%) TCP/IP
6 11 (27.50%) VPN
7 10 (25.00%) DMZ
7 10 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
7 10 (25.00%) Network Security
7 10 (25.00%) Wireless Security
8 8 (20.00%) MPLS
9 4 (10.00%) OSPF
9 4 (10.00%) BGP
10 3 (7.50%) Spanning Tree
10 3 (7.50%) Unified Communications
10 3 (7.50%) VPLS
10 3 (7.50%) IPsec
10 3 (7.50%) EIGRP
11 2 (5.00%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MSI
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 7 (17.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 4 (10.00%) Analyst
3 4 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Desktop Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
4 3 (7.50%) Support Engineer
4 3 (7.50%) Architect
4 3 (7.50%) Desktop Support
4 3 (7.50%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) Design Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (5.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.00%) IT Support
6 1 (2.50%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (2.50%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.50%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (2.50%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.50%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) Mobile Computing
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (7.50%) PACS
5 2 (5.00%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.50%) AS400
6 1 (2.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) UNIX
3 2 (5.00%) AIX
3 2 (5.00%) OS/400
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.50%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.00%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (25.00%) Information Security
2 10 (25.00%) Kalman Filter
3 9 (22.50%) Database Security
4 7 (17.50%) Stakeholder Management
5 5 (12.50%) Problem Management
5 5 (12.50%) Capacity Management
5 5 (12.50%) Configuration Management
6 4 (10.00%) Network Management
6 4 (10.00%) SIEM
7 3 (7.50%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.50%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (7.50%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.50%) Operations Management
7 3 (7.50%) ITIL
8 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
8 2 (5.00%) Change Management
8 2 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (5.00%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 31 (77.50%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (70.00%) CCNP
3 13 (32.50%) CCNA
4 10 (25.00%) GIAC
4 10 (25.00%) CISSP
4 10 (25.00%) CEH
4 10 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (7.50%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) JNCIA
6 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
6 1 (2.50%) JNCIP
6 1 (2.50%) JNCIE
6 1 (2.50%) MCTS
6 1 (2.50%) MCITP
6 1 (2.50%) CCVP
6 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.50%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (20.00%) SLA
2 3 (7.50%) HL7
2 3 (7.50%) DICOM
System Software
1 4 (10.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) Nagios
1 2 (5.00%) Backup Exec
1 2 (5.00%) McAfee ePO
1 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 1 (2.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 24 (60.00%) Cisco
2 10 (25.00%) Motorola
3 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
4 4 (10.00%) Citrix
4 4 (10.00%) F5
5 3 (7.50%) Blue Coat
5 3 (7.50%) VMware
6 2 (5.00%) CheckPoint
6 2 (5.00%) Avaya
6 2 (5.00%) McAfee
6 2 (5.00%) NetScout
6 2 (5.00%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.50%) Juniper