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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 68 69 60
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 28 16 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.60% 1.64% 2.95%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 21.71% 11.03% 17.53%
Number of salaries quoted 14 16 26
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 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £38,000 £73,750
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
129 145 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 11.97% 14.83% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 83 120 128
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,950 £72,500 £72,500
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 24 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 24 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 24 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%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.26%) CMS
5 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
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%) MPLS
3 16 (34.04%) VoIP
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%) SDH
6 11 (23.40%) ATM
6 11 (23.40%) OSPF
6 11 (23.40%) DWDM
6 11 (23.40%) Frame Relay
6 11 (23.40%) X.25
6 11 (23.40%) xDSL
6 11 (23.40%) Firewall
7 6 (12.77%) VLAN
8 5 (10.64%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (10.64%) ISDN
9 4 (8.51%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2000
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%) Support Analyst
5 5 (10.64%) Technical Design Authority
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Design Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Network Technical Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.38%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.26%) Software Support Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) Senior Technical Architect
7 2 (4.26%) 2nd Line Support
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 Video
1 5 (10.64%) Streaming Media
2 2 (4.26%) FMCG
2 2 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.13%) Clustering
3 1 (2.13%) SecurID
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 XP
5 3 (6.38%) Windows 7
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%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (6.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (6.38%) Technical Architecture
5 2 (4.26%) Workforce Management Optimization
5 2 (4.26%) Problem Management
6 1 (2.13%) Fault Management
6 1 (2.13%) Time Management
6 1 (2.13%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (2.13%) Network Management
6 1 (2.13%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.13%) eTOM
6 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
6 1 (2.13%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.13%) TOGAF
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%) MCDST
5 3 (6.38%) Degree
5 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 3 (6.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (4.26%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (4.26%) MCSE
7 1 (2.13%) MCP
7 1 (2.13%) A+ Certification
7 1 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
7 1 (2.13%) CCSA
7 1 (2.13%) CCSE
7 1 (2.13%) MCITP
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%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.13%) vSphere
5 1 (2.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (2.13%) XenServer
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%) VMware
4 9 (19.15%) Huawei
5 7 (14.89%) Citrix
6 3 (6.38%) Symantec
6 3 (6.38%) Remedy
6 3 (6.38%) Websense
7 2 (4.26%) McAfee
7 2 (4.26%) F5
7 2 (4.26%) Avaya
7 2 (4.26%) NetApp
7 2 (4.26%) EMC
8 1 (2.13%) Oracle
8 1 (2.13%) Dell
8 1 (2.13%) Nokia
8 1 (2.13%) Blue Coat
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