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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 63 71 83
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +12
Permanent jobs citing WAN 30 20 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.81% 1.91% 1.90%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 22.73% 11.98% 8.98%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 20
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £29,850 £23,255
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £45,150 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
132 167 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 12.37% 15.94% 21.18%
Number of salaries quoted 107 128 226
Average salary £39,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.23% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 23 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Milton Keynes

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 51 (87.93%) LAN
2 36 (62.07%) Cisco
3 25 (43.10%) Firewall
4 24 (41.38%) Windows
4 24 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
5 20 (34.48%) Juniper
6 19 (32.76%) VPN
7 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 18 (31.03%) SLA
7 18 (31.03%) BGP
8 17 (29.31%) CCNP
9 16 (27.59%) VoIP
9 16 (27.59%) MPLS
10 15 (25.86%) CheckPoint
11 14 (24.14%) OSPF
11 14 (24.14%) EIGRP
11 14 (24.14%) ITIL
12 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
13 12 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
13 12 (20.69%) VMware
14 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
14 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
15 10 (17.24%) ATM
15 10 (17.24%) SQL
15 10 (17.24%) WLAN
15 10 (17.24%) SDH
15 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 10 (17.24%) DWDM
15 10 (17.24%) X.25
15 10 (17.24%) Frame Relay

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 11 (18.97%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
2 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (8.62%) IIS
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Office
2 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 51 (87.93%) LAN
2 25 (43.10%) Firewall
3 19 (32.76%) VPN
4 18 (31.03%) BGP
5 16 (27.59%) VoIP
5 16 (27.59%) MPLS
6 14 (24.14%) OSPF
6 14 (24.14%) EIGRP
7 12 (20.69%) Wi-Fi
8 10 (17.24%) ATM
8 10 (17.24%) WLAN
8 10 (17.24%) SDH
8 10 (17.24%) DWDM
8 10 (17.24%) X.25
8 10 (17.24%) Frame Relay
8 10 (17.24%) xDSL
8 10 (17.24%) Cisco Nexus
9 8 (13.79%) Network Security
10 7 (12.07%) VLAN
11 6 (10.34%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.72%) DB2
General
1 8 (13.79%) Telecoms
2 5 (8.62%) Spanish Language
2 5 (8.62%) French Language
2 5 (8.62%) German Language
3 4 (6.90%) Italian Language
4 3 (5.17%) Finance
5 2 (3.45%) Legal
5 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (24.14%) Analyst
2 13 (22.41%) Network Engineer
2 13 (22.41%) Architect
3 10 (17.24%) Network Architect
3 10 (17.24%) Network Design Architect
4 6 (10.34%) Help Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Design Authority
5 4 (6.90%) Support Technician
6 3 (5.17%) Network Analyst
7 2 (3.45%) ICT Support Technician
7 2 (3.45%) Security Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Network Technical Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Design Architect
7 2 (3.45%) ICT Technician
7 2 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Technical Architect
7 2 (3.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Security Architect
8 1 (1.72%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.72%) WebSphere Message Broker
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.45%) Open Source
2 2 (3.45%) FMCG
2 2 (3.45%) Streaming Media
2 2 (3.45%) Streaming Video
3 1 (1.72%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (12.07%) Linux
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Vista
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.90%) UNIX
5 4 (6.90%) Windows XP
6 3 (5.17%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (24.14%) ITIL
2 10 (17.24%) Network Design
3 8 (13.79%) Load Balancing
4 6 (10.34%) Incident Management
5 5 (8.62%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (8.62%) Network Management
6 4 (6.90%) Fault Management
7 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 3 (5.17%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (5.17%) TOGAF
7 3 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.45%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.45%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (3.45%) Time Management
8 2 (3.45%) Project Management
9 1 (1.72%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.72%) Change Management
9 1 (1.72%) eTOM
9 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.72%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (29.31%) CCNP
3 11 (18.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (15.52%) CCSE
4 9 (15.52%) CCSA
4 9 (15.52%) CCNA
5 5 (8.62%) CCDP
5 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
5 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.90%) MCSA
6 4 (6.90%) CCIE
6 4 (6.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.17%) Degree
7 3 (5.17%) MCDST
8 2 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (3.45%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.72%) MCITP
9 1 (1.72%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.72%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (31.03%) SLA
2 3 (5.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (3.45%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (22.41%) Active Directory
2 9 (15.52%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.62%) Hyper-V
4 4 (6.90%) Forefront TMG
4 4 (6.90%) UAG
4 4 (6.90%) XenApp
4 4 (6.90%) XenDesktop
5 2 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.90%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (3.45%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 36 (62.07%) Cisco
2 20 (34.48%) Juniper
3 18 (31.03%) Microsoft
4 15 (25.86%) CheckPoint
5 12 (20.69%) VMware
6 8 (13.79%) Citrix
6 8 (13.79%) Huawei
7 4 (6.90%) F5
7 4 (6.90%) Symantec
7 4 (6.90%) Remedy
7 4 (6.90%) Websense
7 4 (6.90%) Blue Coat
8 3 (5.17%) HP
8 3 (5.17%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.45%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.45%) McAfee
9 2 (3.45%) Nokia
9 2 (3.45%) Google
10 1 (1.72%) Oracle
10 1 (1.72%) ProCurve
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