Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 113 77
Rank change year-on-year +5 -36 +5
Permanent jobs citing WAN 57 54 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 1.98% 1.90% 3.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.73% 10.38% 16.72%
Number of salaries quoted 64 42 100
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £38,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.68% -3.13% -15.79%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,300 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% -11.11% -

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 531 520 652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.43% 18.31% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 390 372 528
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,750 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.11% +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - -

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +11 40 £37,500 -6.25% 2
High Wycombe -1 7 £42,500 - 4
Newport Pagnell +4 3 £22,000 -34.33%
Aylesbury +4 2 £42,000 +110.00% 1
Buckingham +1 1 £32,500 -18.75% 1
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 57 (100.00%) LAN
2 34 (59.65%) Cisco
3 32 (56.14%) Finance
4 31 (54.39%) TCP/IP
5 24 (42.11%) Windows
6 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
7 20 (35.09%) Data Centre
8 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 19 (33.33%) Juniper
8 19 (33.33%) Telecoms
9 18 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
9 18 (31.58%) VPN
9 18 (31.58%) ITIL
10 17 (29.82%) Citrix
11 16 (28.07%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (28.07%) Project Management
11 16 (28.07%) Active Directory
12 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Project
12 15 (26.32%) Financial Institution
12 15 (26.32%) VMware
12 15 (26.32%) Hedge funds
13 14 (24.56%) SAN
14 13 (22.81%) CCNA
15 12 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (21.05%) CCNP
16 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
17 9 (15.79%) DNS
17 9 (15.79%) WLAN

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 11 (19.30%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.02%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.75%) SAS
Applications
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (26.32%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 57 (100.00%) LAN
2 31 (54.39%) TCP/IP
3 18 (31.58%) VPN
4 14 (24.56%) SAN
5 12 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (15.79%) DHCP
6 9 (15.79%) DNS
6 9 (15.79%) Wireless
6 9 (15.79%) WLAN
7 8 (14.04%) Firewall
8 5 (8.77%) MPLS
8 5 (8.77%) OSPF
8 5 (8.77%) VLAN
9 4 (7.02%) BGP
10 3 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 3 (5.26%) VoIP
11 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (3.51%) Software-Defined Networking
11 2 (3.51%) SSL
General
1 32 (56.14%) Finance
2 19 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 15 (26.32%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.02%) Automotive
5 2 (3.51%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Network Engineer
2 13 (22.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) IT Support
5 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) Citrix Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Data Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Data Network Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Junior
5 4 (7.02%) Junior Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Network Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Network Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Citrix Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Service Desk Support
5 4 (7.02%) Support Analyst
6 3 (5.26%) Compliance Manager
Miscellaneous
1 20 (35.09%) Data Centre
2 15 (26.32%) Hedge funds
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.26%) Fat Client
4 3 (5.26%) Thin Client
5 2 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.75%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Windows 7
2 8 (14.04%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.77%) Windows 10
4 4 (7.02%) Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.58%) ITIL
1 18 (31.58%) Stakeholder Management
2 16 (28.07%) Project Management
3 6 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (8.77%) Data Protection
4 5 (8.77%) Service Delivery
5 4 (7.02%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (7.02%) Load Balancing
5 4 (7.02%) Presales
6 3 (5.26%) Business Continuity
6 3 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (5.26%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 3 (5.26%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.26%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (5.26%) Regulatory Compliance
6 3 (5.26%) Supplier Management
7 2 (3.51%) Break/Fix
8 1 (1.75%) Analytical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.02%) SQL
2 3 (5.26%) Python
3 1 (1.75%) Perl
3 1 (1.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (28.07%) Cisco Certification
1 16 (28.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (22.81%) CCNA
3 12 (21.05%) CCNP
4 7 (12.28%) Citrix Certification
5 5 (8.77%) Degree
6 4 (7.02%) MCSE
6 4 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (5.26%) CCA
7 3 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (5.26%) MCP
7 3 (5.26%) VCAP
8 1 (1.75%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (1.75%) MCITP
8 1 (1.75%) MCSA
8 1 (1.75%) MCTS
8 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (5.26%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (5.26%) GDPR
2 3 (5.26%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (28.07%) Active Directory
2 12 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.77%) XenApp
4 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.26%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Ansible
2 2 (3.51%) SCCM
2 2 (3.51%) SCOM
3 1 (1.75%) QRadar
3 1 (1.75%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.75%) WSUS
Vendors
1 34 (59.65%) Cisco
2 19 (33.33%) Juniper
2 19 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 17 (29.82%) Citrix
4 15 (26.32%) VMware
5 7 (12.28%) NetApp
6 6 (10.53%) Meraki
7 5 (8.77%) F5
7 5 (8.77%) Veeam
8 4 (7.02%) Ivanti
8 4 (7.02%) ServiceNow
9 3 (5.26%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.75%) Facebook
10 1 (1.75%) HP
10 1 (1.75%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.75%) Tripwire
10 1 (1.75%) Twitter