The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Milton Keynes region.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 77 73 57
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 22 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.57% 2.00% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.32% 11.40% 17.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 16 27
Average salary £41,500 £61,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.24% +75.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £22,500 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £54,250 £71,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Communications & Networking Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
159 193 185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.89% 17.58% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 120 158 148
Average salary £46,000 £42,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.23% +18.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £73,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WAN
Buckinghamshire

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 29 July 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 43 (87.76%) LAN
2 30 (61.22%) Cisco
3 22 (44.90%) Windows
4 21 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (40.82%) Firewall
5 20 (40.82%) VMware
6 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
6 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
7 16 (32.65%) Hyper-V
8 15 (30.61%) CCNA
9 14 (28.57%) CCNP
9 14 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
9 14 (28.57%) ITIL
10 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
10 13 (26.53%) SLA
10 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
11 12 (24.49%) Citrix
11 12 (24.49%) CheckPoint
12 10 (20.41%) Juniper
12 10 (20.41%) VPN
12 10 (20.41%) IIS
13 9 (18.37%) MCSA
13 9 (18.37%) XenApp
13 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
13 9 (18.37%) Root Cause Analysis
14 8 (16.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
14 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
14 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 13 (26.53%) MS Exchange
2 10 (20.41%) IIS
3 9 (18.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (10.20%) CMS
5 3 (6.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.04%) CICS
6 1 (2.04%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.04%) WebSphere
6 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.04%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (10.20%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.12%) MS Office
3 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.04%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 43 (87.76%) LAN
2 20 (40.82%) Firewall
3 10 (20.41%) VPN
4 8 (16.33%) SAN
4 8 (16.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (16.33%) BGP
5 7 (14.29%) EIGRP
5 7 (14.29%) MPLS
5 7 (14.29%) Network Security
5 7 (14.29%) DNS
5 7 (14.29%) DHCP
6 6 (12.24%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (12.24%) Cisco Nexus
7 5 (10.20%) H.323
7 5 (10.20%) SSH
7 5 (10.20%) FTP
7 5 (10.20%) HTTP
7 5 (10.20%) SSL
7 5 (10.20%) SMTP
7 5 (10.20%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.24%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.04%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Rational Rose
General
1 6 (12.24%) Retail
2 4 (8.16%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (22.45%) Analyst
2 7 (14.29%) Network Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Support Engineer
4 5 (10.20%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Design Authority
5 4 (8.16%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.12%) Support Technician
6 3 (6.12%) IT Manager
6 3 (6.12%) Network Support
6 3 (6.12%) Network Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Help Desk Supervisor
6 3 (6.12%) Voice Consultant
6 3 (6.12%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (6.12%) Consultant
7 2 (4.08%) Technical Design Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Network Technical Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Wintel Analyst
7 2 (4.08%) Network Design Architect
7 2 (4.08%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.12%) Streaming Video
1 3 (6.12%) Streaming Media
2 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.04%) Social Media
3 1 (2.04%) Clustering
3 1 (2.04%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 22 (44.90%) Windows
2 9 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (16.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.29%) Linux
5 5 (10.20%) UNIX
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
7 2 (4.08%) Windows XP
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.04%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.57%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Root Cause Analysis
3 6 (12.24%) Incident Management
4 5 (10.20%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (10.20%) Workforce Management Optimization
4 5 (10.20%) Problem Management
5 3 (6.12%) Project Management
6 2 (4.08%) Migration
6 2 (4.08%) Risk Management
6 2 (4.08%) Fault Management
6 2 (4.08%) Network Management
6 2 (4.08%) Change Control
6 2 (4.08%) Network Design
7 1 (2.04%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (2.04%) Time Management
7 1 (2.04%) ISMS
7 1 (2.04%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.04%) Use Case
7 1 (2.04%) Workflow
7 1 (2.04%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.04%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) JCL
3 1 (2.04%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 21 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (30.61%) CCNA
3 14 (28.57%) CCNP
3 14 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (18.37%) MCSA
5 8 (16.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (16.33%) SC Cleared
5 8 (16.33%) Security Cleared
6 5 (10.20%) CCIE
7 3 (6.12%) MCDST
8 2 (4.08%) Check Point Certification
8 2 (4.08%) MCSE
8 2 (4.08%) Degree
9 1 (2.04%) MCP
9 1 (2.04%) CCIP
9 1 (2.04%) CCDA
9 1 (2.04%) CCDP
9 1 (2.04%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (2.04%) CCSA
9 1 (2.04%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (26.53%) SLA
2 2 (4.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 17 (34.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (32.65%) Hyper-V
3 13 (26.53%) Active Directory
4 9 (18.37%) XenApp
5 7 (14.29%) XenDesktop
5 7 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
5 7 (14.29%) UAG
6 2 (4.08%) ProxySG
7 1 (2.04%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 1 (2.04%) vSphere
7 1 (2.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) OpenView
1 2 (4.08%) Netcool
1 2 (4.08%) Backup Exec
1 2 (4.08%) Zenoss
2 1 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 30 (61.22%) Cisco
2 20 (40.82%) VMware
3 17 (34.69%) Microsoft
4 12 (24.49%) Citrix
4 12 (24.49%) CheckPoint
5 10 (20.41%) Juniper
6 8 (16.33%) Symantec
7 7 (14.29%) Remedy
7 7 (14.29%) Websense
8 5 (10.20%) EMC
8 5 (10.20%) NetApp
8 5 (10.20%) Avaya
9 4 (8.16%) Blue Coat
10 3 (6.12%) HP
10 3 (6.12%) F5
11 2 (4.08%) Riverbed
11 2 (4.08%) Computacenter
11 2 (4.08%) McAfee
12 1 (2.04%) Huawei
12 1 (2.04%) Dell