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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 60 64 80
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +16
Permanent jobs citing WAN 32 30 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.01% 2.64% 2.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.38% 16.76% 11.46%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 21
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% -4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £40,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £47,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
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
143 179 192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 13.44% 15.74% 18.44%
Number of salaries quoted 112 132 170
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £36,200 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £56,500 £55,000
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 6 March 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 58 (86.57%) LAN
2 38 (56.72%) Cisco
3 32 (47.76%) Cisco Certification
4 28 (41.79%) Firewall
5 24 (35.82%) VPN
5 24 (35.82%) Windows
6 23 (34.33%) CCNP
7 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
7 20 (29.85%) Juniper
8 16 (23.88%) CheckPoint
8 16 (23.88%) MPLS
8 16 (23.88%) BGP
8 16 (23.88%) ITIL
9 15 (22.39%) SLA
9 15 (22.39%) Wireless
9 15 (22.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 14 (20.90%) VMware
10 14 (20.90%) VoIP
11 13 (19.40%) Active Directory
12 12 (17.91%) EIGRP
12 12 (17.91%) OSPF
12 12 (17.91%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (17.91%) Load Balancing
13 11 (16.42%) CCSA
14 10 (14.93%) VLAN
14 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
14 10 (14.93%) CCNA
14 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (14.93%) MS Exchange
14 10 (14.93%) SQL

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 10 (14.93%) MS Exchange
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (5.97%) IIS
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (11.94%) MS Office
2 6 (8.96%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 58 (86.57%) LAN
2 28 (41.79%) Firewall
3 24 (35.82%) VPN
4 16 (23.88%) MPLS
4 16 (23.88%) BGP
5 15 (22.39%) Wireless
5 15 (22.39%) Cisco Nexus
6 14 (20.90%) VoIP
7 12 (17.91%) OSPF
7 12 (17.91%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (17.91%) EIGRP
8 10 (14.93%) VLAN
9 8 (11.94%) X.25
9 8 (11.94%) Frame Relay
9 8 (11.94%) xDSL
9 8 (11.94%) DWDM
9 8 (11.94%) WLAN
9 8 (11.94%) SDH
9 8 (11.94%) ATM
10 7 (10.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (2.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (7.46%) French Language
1 5 (7.46%) German Language
1 5 (7.46%) Spanish Language
2 4 (5.97%) Italian Language
2 4 (5.97%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Finance
4 2 (2.99%) Legal
4 2 (2.99%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Network Engineer
2 14 (20.90%) Architect
3 13 (19.40%) Analyst
4 8 (11.94%) Network Architect
4 8 (11.94%) Network Design Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (8.96%) Help Desk Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (7.46%) Technical Design Authority
7 4 (5.97%) Technical Design Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Network Technical Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Security Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Security Architect
7 4 (5.97%) Technical Architect
8 3 (4.48%) Network Analyst
8 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) ICT Technician
9 2 (2.99%) Support Technician
9 2 (2.99%) ICT Support Technician
10 1 (1.49%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.97%) Open Source
2 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.99%) NHS
2 2 (2.99%) e-Health
2 2 (2.99%) FMCG
3 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Windows
2 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (14.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (7.46%) Windows Vista
3 5 (7.46%) Linux
4 4 (5.97%) Windows XP
5 3 (4.48%) Windows 8
6 2 (2.99%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (23.88%) ITIL
2 12 (17.91%) Load Balancing
3 8 (11.94%) Network Design
4 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
4 7 (10.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (10.45%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.97%) Fault Management
6 4 (5.97%) Network Management
6 4 (5.97%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.99%) Time Management
8 2 (2.99%) Migration
8 2 (2.99%) Business Continuity
8 2 (2.99%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.99%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.49%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.49%) Project Management
9 1 (1.49%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (14.93%) SQL
2 3 (4.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (47.76%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (34.33%) CCNP
3 11 (16.42%) CCSA
4 10 (14.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (14.93%) CCNA
5 9 (13.43%) CCSE
6 5 (7.46%) CCDP
7 4 (5.97%) Degree
7 4 (5.97%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.97%) Security Cleared
7 4 (5.97%) JNCIA
7 4 (5.97%) CCIE
8 3 (4.48%) MCDST
8 3 (4.48%) MCSA
8 3 (4.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 2 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.99%) VCP4
10 1 (1.49%) MCITP
10 1 (1.49%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.39%) SLA
2 4 (5.97%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.48%) XenApp
4 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.48%) Forefront TMG
4 3 (4.48%) UAG
5 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (5.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.99%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 38 (56.72%) Cisco
2 20 (29.85%) Microsoft
2 20 (29.85%) Juniper
3 16 (23.88%) CheckPoint
4 14 (20.90%) VMware
5 8 (11.94%) SolarWinds
6 7 (10.45%) Citrix
6 7 (10.45%) Riverbed
7 6 (8.96%) Huawei
8 5 (7.46%) HP
9 4 (5.97%) F5
9 4 (5.97%) Blue Coat
9 4 (5.97%) Google
10 3 (4.48%) Websense
10 3 (4.48%) Symantec
10 3 (4.48%) Remedy
11 2 (2.99%) McAfee
11 2 (2.99%) CA
11 2 (2.99%) Nokia
12 1 (1.49%) ProCurve