Period
to 19 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for WAN skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAN over the 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 75 83
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8 +10
Permanent jobs citing WAN 102 99 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.52% 3.44% 3.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.35% 17.97% 16.44%
Number of salaries quoted 74 141 103
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +11.84% -24.00%
10th Percentile £26,475 £26,250 £27,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% -4.44% +12.50%

WAN is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Buckinghamshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 556 551 724
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.21% 19.15% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 396 444 555
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,750 £44,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.20% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £22,800
90th Percentile £60,500 £67,500 £64,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

WAN
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing WAN as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for WAN in Buckinghamshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN in Buckinghamshire.

Salary trend for WAN in Buckinghamshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAN in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for WAN in Buckinghamshire

WAN
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 19 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +8 63 £39,750 -6.47% 7
High Wycombe +7 25 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Aylesbury -2 7 £27,500 -50.89%
Amersham +11 1 £29,000 +1.75%
Chesham -7 1 £37,000 +29.82%
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 89 (87.25%) LAN
2 65 (63.73%) Cisco
3 41 (40.20%) TCP/IP
4 40 (39.22%) Telecoms
5 37 (36.27%) Windows
6 35 (34.31%) Finance
7 32 (31.37%) VPN
7 32 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (31.37%) Data Centre
8 29 (28.43%) Juniper
9 28 (27.45%) Microsoft Office
10 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
11 25 (24.51%) Active Directory
11 25 (24.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (23.53%) Financial Institution
12 24 (23.53%) VMware
12 24 (23.53%) Hedge funds
13 22 (21.57%) Project Management
13 22 (21.57%) Microsoft Project
14 21 (20.59%) DNS
14 21 (20.59%) Firewall
15 19 (18.63%) MS Exchange
15 19 (18.63%) Citrix
16 18 (17.65%) CCNP
16 18 (17.65%) Wireless
16 18 (17.65%) Windows Server
17 17 (16.67%) VoIP
18 16 (15.69%) CCNA
18 16 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
19 15 (14.71%) Office 365

WAN
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (18.63%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.88%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.98%) SAS
Applications
1 28 (27.45%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (21.57%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.98%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 15 (14.71%) Office 365
2 5 (4.90%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.90%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 89 (87.25%) LAN
2 41 (40.20%) TCP/IP
3 32 (31.37%) VPN
4 21 (20.59%) DNS
4 21 (20.59%) Firewall
5 18 (17.65%) Wireless
6 17 (16.67%) VoIP
7 14 (13.73%) WLAN
8 13 (12.75%) DHCP
9 12 (11.76%) SAN
10 10 (9.80%) MPLS
11 9 (8.82%) SSL
11 9 (8.82%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (7.84%) BGP
12 8 (7.84%) OSPF
13 7 (6.86%) Cisco ASA
13 7 (6.86%) PBX
13 7 (6.86%) Skype
14 6 (5.88%) EIGRP
14 6 (5.88%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.96%) SQL Server
General
1 40 (39.22%) Telecoms
2 35 (34.31%) Finance
3 24 (23.53%) Financial Institution
4 7 (6.86%) Retail
5 5 (4.90%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.92%) Billing
Job Titles
1 25 (24.51%) Network Engineer
2 18 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
4 16 (15.69%) Delivery Manager
4 16 (15.69%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 16 (15.69%) Network Delivery Manager
4 16 (15.69%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 14 (13.73%) Support Engineer
6 13 (12.75%) Architect
7 8 (7.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 8 (7.84%) Network Architect
7 8 (7.84%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (6.86%) Senior Architect
9 6 (5.88%) Senior Network Architect
10 5 (4.90%) Infrastructure Support
10 5 (4.90%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.92%) Consultant
11 4 (3.92%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 32 (31.37%) Data Centre
2 24 (23.53%) Hedge funds
3 6 (5.88%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (4.90%) Driving Licence
5 4 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.94%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.96%) Fat Client
7 2 (1.96%) Thin Client
7 2 (1.96%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.98%) IVR
8 1 (0.98%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 37 (36.27%) Windows
2 18 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.82%) Android
4 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (6.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (5.88%) Apple iOS
6 5 (4.90%) Unix
6 5 (4.90%) Windows Mobile
7 4 (3.92%) Linux
7 4 (3.92%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.96%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.96%) Windows 10
8 2 (1.96%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.96%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.98%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.51%) Stakeholder Management
2 22 (21.57%) Project Management
3 14 (13.73%) ITIL
4 9 (8.82%) Problem Management
5 8 (7.84%) Network Design
6 6 (5.88%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (5.88%) Network Architecture
7 5 (4.90%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.90%) Statistics
8 4 (3.92%) ITIL V3
8 4 (3.92%) Matrix Organization
8 4 (3.92%) SDLC
9 3 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (2.94%) ERP
9 3 (2.94%) Mentoring
9 3 (2.94%) Migration
9 3 (2.94%) Process Improvement
10 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.96%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.90%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.92%) C#
2 4 (3.92%) C++
3 2 (1.96%) Python
4 1 (0.98%) SQL
4 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (17.65%) CCNP
3 16 (15.69%) CCNA
4 15 (14.71%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (7.84%) Degree
6 7 (6.86%) MCP
6 7 (6.86%) MCSA
6 7 (6.86%) MCSE
7 6 (5.88%) CCIE
8 4 (3.92%) CCDE
8 4 (3.92%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.94%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (2.94%) MCITP
9 3 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.96%) CCA
10 2 (1.96%) CCSE
10 2 (1.96%) MCTS
10 2 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.96%) VCP6
11 1 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.78%) SLA
2 2 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.98%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.98%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.98%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (24.51%) Active Directory
2 16 (15.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (7.84%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.92%) vSphere
5 1 (0.98%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (10.78%) SCCM
2 3 (2.94%) Ansible
3 1 (0.98%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (63.73%) Cisco
2 29 (28.43%) Juniper
3 26 (25.49%) Microsoft
4 24 (23.53%) VMware
5 19 (18.63%) Citrix
6 7 (6.86%) F5
6 7 (6.86%) NetApp
7 6 (5.88%) Mitel
7 6 (5.88%) Red Box
8 4 (3.92%) CheckPoint
9 3 (2.94%) Apple
9 3 (2.94%) SAP
10 2 (1.96%) Avaya
10 2 (1.96%) Blue Coat
10 2 (1.96%) Meraki
10 2 (1.96%) Veeam
11 1 (0.98%) Fortinet
11 1 (0.98%) Ivanti
11 1 (0.98%) Polycom
11 1 (0.98%) ServiceNow