The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 66 62 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 22 20 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.07% 2.13% 2.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.92% 14.81% 13.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6 18 25
Average salary £40,000 £33,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,875 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £70,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
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 Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
130 135 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.23% 14.36% 19.25%
Number of salaries quoted 74 113 144
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

WAN
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

WAN Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

WAN
Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 (86.96%) LAN
2 32 (69.57%) Cisco
3 16 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (32.61%) Juniper
4 15 (32.61%) BGP
5 14 (30.43%) EIGRP
5 14 (30.43%) MPLS
5 14 (30.43%) VoIP
5 14 (30.43%) Windows
6 13 (28.26%) SLA
7 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
7 12 (26.09%) VPN
7 12 (26.09%) Firewall
7 12 (26.09%) VMware
8 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
9 10 (21.74%) CCNA
9 10 (21.74%) OSPF
9 10 (21.74%) WLAN
9 10 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
9 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
10 9 (19.57%) xDSL
10 9 (19.57%) Frame Relay
10 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
10 9 (19.57%) DWDM
10 9 (19.57%) Network Design
10 9 (19.57%) SDH
10 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
10 9 (19.57%) ATM
10 9 (19.57%) ITIL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 9 (19.57%) MS Exchange
2 7 (15.22%) IIS
2 7 (15.22%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.52%) CMS
3 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.17%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (6.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 40 (86.96%) LAN
2 15 (32.61%) BGP
3 14 (30.43%) EIGRP
3 14 (30.43%) MPLS
3 14 (30.43%) VoIP
4 12 (26.09%) VPN
4 12 (26.09%) Firewall
5 10 (21.74%) OSPF
5 10 (21.74%) WLAN
5 10 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (19.57%) xDSL
6 9 (19.57%) Frame Relay
6 9 (19.57%) DWDM
6 9 (19.57%) SDH
6 9 (19.57%) ATM
6 9 (19.57%) X.25
7 6 (13.04%) VLAN
7 6 (13.04%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
8 5 (10.87%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.17%) DB2
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 9 (19.57%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Retail
3 1 (2.17%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (21.74%) Architect
2 9 (19.57%) Network Design Architect
2 9 (19.57%) Network Architect
3 7 (15.22%) Analyst
3 7 (15.22%) Network Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Support Technician
5 5 (10.87%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
5 5 (10.87%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (6.52%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Design Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Voice Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Architect
7 2 (4.35%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 1 (2.17%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Streaming Media
1 5 (10.87%) Streaming Video
2 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.17%) SecurID
3 1 (2.17%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Windows
2 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 8 (17.39%) UNIX
3 7 (15.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Network Design
1 9 (19.57%) ITIL
2 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (8.70%) Project Management
4 3 (6.52%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.52%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 3 (6.52%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.35%) Network Management
5 2 (4.35%) Change Control
5 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 1 (2.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.17%) eTOM
6 1 (2.17%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.17%) Change Management
6 1 (2.17%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.17%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.17%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.17%) Coaching
6 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (34.78%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (21.74%) CCNA
3 9 (19.57%) CCNP
4 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (13.04%) MCSA
6 5 (10.87%) CCIE
6 5 (10.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
7 4 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 3 (6.52%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (6.52%) Degree
9 2 (4.35%) MCSE
10 1 (2.17%) CCDA
10 1 (2.17%) CCDP
10 1 (2.17%) A+ Certification
10 1 (2.17%) CCIP
10 1 (2.17%) MCP
10 1 (2.17%) MCDST
10 1 (2.17%) MCITP
10 1 (2.17%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (28.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (19.57%) Hyper-V
2 9 (19.57%) Active Directory
3 6 (13.04%) XenApp
4 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
4 4 (8.70%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (8.70%) UAG
5 1 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.17%) XenServer
5 1 (2.17%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Netcool
1 1 (2.17%) OpenView
1 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.17%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 32 (69.57%) Cisco
2 15 (32.61%) Juniper
3 12 (26.09%) CheckPoint
3 12 (26.09%) VMware
4 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
5 7 (15.22%) Citrix
5 7 (15.22%) Huawei
6 4 (8.70%) Symantec
6 4 (8.70%) Websense
6 4 (8.70%) Remedy
7 3 (6.52%) NetApp
7 3 (6.52%) Avaya
7 3 (6.52%) EMC
8 2 (4.35%) Blue Coat
9 1 (2.17%) McAfee
9 1 (2.17%) HP
9 1 (2.17%) Dell
9 1 (2.17%) Oracle
9 1 (2.17%) F5
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Package (Flexible Working)
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Cognita Schools
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago