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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 61 80 70
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 46 18 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.21% 1.57% 2.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 23.35% 11.39% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 33 9 16
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -38.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £24,800 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £56,000 £71,500
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 Milton Keynes region.

Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
197 158 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.73% 13.74% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 148 118 157
Average salary £50,000 £45,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.89% +7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 31 July 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 70 (87.50%) LAN
2 52 (65.00%) Cisco
3 41 (51.25%) Cisco Certification
4 39 (48.75%) CCNP
5 34 (42.50%) Firewall
6 33 (41.25%) Data Centre
7 24 (30.00%) Wireless
8 22 (27.50%) Change Management
9 21 (26.25%) CheckPoint
9 21 (26.25%) Cisco ASA
10 20 (25.00%) Load Balancing
10 20 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 20 (25.00%) VPN
10 20 (25.00%) CCSA
11 18 (22.50%) CCSE
12 15 (18.75%) Juniper
12 15 (18.75%) SLA
12 15 (18.75%) F5
13 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
14 13 (16.25%) ITIL
15 12 (15.00%) TCP/IP
15 12 (15.00%) Nokia
15 12 (15.00%) Computacenter
15 12 (15.00%) Incident Management
15 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
15 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
16 11 (13.75%) BGP
16 11 (13.75%) OSPF
17 10 (12.50%) TACACS
17 10 (12.50%) SAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 4 (5.00%) CMS
2 3 (3.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Office
2 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MFGPRO
1 3 (3.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.50%) Cognos Controller
Communications & Networking
1 70 (87.50%) LAN
2 34 (42.50%) Firewall
3 24 (30.00%) Wireless
4 21 (26.25%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (25.00%) VPN
5 20 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 12 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 11 (13.75%) OSPF
7 11 (13.75%) BGP
8 10 (12.50%) TACACS
8 10 (12.50%) SAN
9 9 (11.25%) VLAN
9 9 (11.25%) Network Security
9 9 (11.25%) Spanning Tree
10 6 (7.50%) DNS
10 6 (7.50%) FTP
10 6 (7.50%) HTTP
10 6 (7.50%) SMTP
10 6 (7.50%) DHCP
11 5 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
1 2 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 10 (12.50%) Network Analyst
2 10 (12.50%) Analyst
3 9 (11.25%) Project Manager
3 9 (11.25%) Senior Manager
3 9 (11.25%) Senior Project Manager
4 8 (10.00%) Consultant
5 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
5 7 (8.75%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
6 6 (7.50%) Systems Manager
6 6 (7.50%) Network Consultant
7 5 (6.25%) Architect
8 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (5.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (3.75%) Network Security Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Implementation Consultant
9 3 (3.75%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.75%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 33 (41.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (5.00%) e-Health
3 3 (3.75%) Blackberry
3 3 (3.75%) Replication
3 3 (3.75%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.50%) NHS
4 2 (2.50%) IVR
4 2 (2.50%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Windows
2 6 (7.50%) Linux
3 3 (3.75%) Android
3 3 (3.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) Change Management
2 20 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 13 (16.25%) ITIL
4 12 (15.00%) Incident Management
5 10 (12.50%) Fault Management
5 10 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 9 (11.25%) WAN Optimisation
6 9 (11.25%) Project Management
6 9 (11.25%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.00%) Network Management
8 7 (8.75%) Service Delivery
9 5 (6.25%) Network Design
10 4 (5.00%) Workforce Management Optimization
10 4 (5.00%) PRINCE2
10 4 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (2.50%) Data Protection
11 2 (2.50%) Migration
11 2 (2.50%) Business Continuity
11 2 (2.50%) SIEM
11 2 (2.50%) Protective Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.50%) C
Qualifications
1 41 (51.25%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (48.75%) CCNP
3 20 (25.00%) CCSA
4 18 (22.50%) CCSE
5 12 (15.00%) SC Cleared
5 12 (15.00%) Security Cleared
6 9 (11.25%) CCNA
7 8 (10.00%) CCDP
8 4 (5.00%) MCSE
8 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (3.75%) CCIE
10 2 (2.50%) Check Point Certification
10 2 (2.50%) DV Cleared
10 2 (2.50%) Degree
10 2 (2.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.25%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (12.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (8.75%) Active Directory
3 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (2.50%) Snort
Systems Management
1 10 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (5.00%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 52 (65.00%) Cisco
2 21 (26.25%) CheckPoint
3 15 (18.75%) Juniper
3 15 (18.75%) F5
4 14 (17.50%) Microsoft
5 12 (15.00%) Nokia
5 12 (15.00%) Computacenter
6 10 (12.50%) Blue Coat
6 10 (12.50%) Citrix
7 9 (11.25%) Riverbed
7 9 (11.25%) SolarWinds
8 7 (8.75%) VMware
9 6 (7.50%) Avaya
9 6 (7.50%) EMC
10 4 (5.00%) HP
10 4 (5.00%) CA
11 3 (3.75%) CommVault
11 3 (3.75%) NetApp
11 3 (3.75%) Remedy
11 3 (3.75%) Dell
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