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

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 64 71 56
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 16 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.60% 1.65% 3.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.05% 11.27% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 27
Average salary £24,250 £32,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.38% -40.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,825 £24,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £38,000 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
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
127 142 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.79% 14.67% 17.08%
Number of salaries quoted 80 117 132
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £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 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 42 (89.36%) LAN
2 30 (63.83%) Cisco
3 18 (38.30%) Windows
3 18 (38.30%) Juniper
4 17 (36.17%) VPN
5 16 (34.04%) VoIP
5 16 (34.04%) SLA
5 16 (34.04%) MPLS
5 16 (34.04%) BGP
5 16 (34.04%) EIGRP
6 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
7 13 (27.66%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (25.53%) WLAN
8 12 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
9 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
9 11 (23.40%) X.25
9 11 (23.40%) OSPF
9 11 (23.40%) DWDM
9 11 (23.40%) SDH
9 11 (23.40%) ATM
9 11 (23.40%) Frame Relay
9 11 (23.40%) Firewall
9 11 (23.40%) Network Design
9 11 (23.40%) xDSL
10 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 9 (19.15%) CheckPoint
11 9 (19.15%) MS Exchange
11 9 (19.15%) Huawei
11 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
11 9 (19.15%) VMware

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 (19.15%) MS Exchange
2 6 (12.77%) IIS
2 6 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (4.26%) CMS
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (10.64%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.38%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 42 (89.36%) LAN
2 17 (36.17%) VPN
3 16 (34.04%) VoIP
3 16 (34.04%) MPLS
3 16 (34.04%) BGP
3 16 (34.04%) EIGRP
4 13 (27.66%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (25.53%) WLAN
6 11 (23.40%) X.25
6 11 (23.40%) OSPF
6 11 (23.40%) DWDM
6 11 (23.40%) SDH
6 11 (23.40%) ATM
6 11 (23.40%) Frame Relay
6 11 (23.40%) Firewall
6 11 (23.40%) xDSL
7 6 (12.77%) VLAN
8 5 (10.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (10.64%) ISDN
9 4 (8.51%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) DB2
General
1 9 (19.15%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.64%) French Language
2 5 (10.64%) German Language
2 5 (10.64%) Spanish Language
3 4 (8.51%) Italian Language
4 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.26%) Retail
5 1 (2.13%) Finance
5 1 (2.13%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (29.79%) Analyst
2 12 (25.53%) Architect
3 11 (23.40%) Network Architect
3 11 (23.40%) Network Design Architect
4 6 (12.77%) Support Technician
4 6 (12.77%) Help Desk Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Design Authority
5 5 (10.64%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Design Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Software Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Streaming Media
1 5 (10.64%) Streaming Video
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.26%) FMCG
3 1 (2.13%) SecurID
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 18 (38.30%) Windows
2 7 (14.89%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) UNIX
3 6 (12.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.38%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (4.26%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (23.40%) Network Design
2 7 (14.89%) ITIL
3 4 (8.51%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.26%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.13%) Time Management
6 1 (2.13%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.13%) Network Management
6 1 (2.13%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.13%) eTOM
6 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.13%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.77%) SQL
2 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 12 (25.53%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (10.64%) MCSA
3 5 (10.64%) CCIE
3 5 (10.64%) CCNP
3 5 (10.64%) CCNA
4 4 (8.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (6.38%) Degree
5 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
5 3 (6.38%) MCDST
6 2 (4.26%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (4.26%) MCSE
7 1 (2.13%) CCSE
7 1 (2.13%) MCITP
7 1 (2.13%) CCSA
7 1 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.13%) MCP
7 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (34.04%) SLA
2 3 (6.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (23.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.02%) Hyper-V
3 5 (10.64%) XenApp
4 3 (6.38%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.38%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (6.38%) UAG
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
5 1 (2.13%) XenServer
5 1 (2.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (4.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 30 (63.83%) Cisco
2 18 (38.30%) Juniper
3 14 (29.79%) Microsoft
4 9 (19.15%) CheckPoint
4 9 (19.15%) Huawei
4 9 (19.15%) VMware
5 7 (14.89%) Citrix
6 3 (6.38%) Symantec
6 3 (6.38%) Remedy
6 3 (6.38%) Websense
7 2 (4.26%) NetApp
7 2 (4.26%) Avaya
7 2 (4.26%) EMC
7 2 (4.26%) McAfee
7 2 (4.26%) F5
8 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle
8 1 (2.13%) Dell
8 1 (2.13%) Nokia
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