Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 87 76
Rank change year-on-year -17 -11 -3
Permanent jobs citing WAN 51 90 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.00% 3.20% 3.82%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.49% 16.30% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 49 63 135
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,400 £27,350
90th Percentile £55,625 £62,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +2.27%

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 378 552 627
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.84% 19.62% 20.46%
Number of salaries quoted 278 419 484
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £23,250 £26,200 £23,500
90th Percentile £64,050 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -12 24 £45,000 +12.50% 5
High Wycombe -16 11 £40,000 -31.91% 2
Newport Pagnell -6 3 £22,000 -48.24%
Chesham - 3 £22,500 -
Buckingham - 2 £32,500 -
Aylesbury +21 1 £26,000 +9.47%
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 43 (84.31%) LAN
2 26 (50.98%) Windows
3 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
4 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Office
5 19 (37.25%) Firewall
5 19 (37.25%) Windows Server
6 16 (31.37%) Finance
6 16 (31.37%) Cisco
6 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
7 15 (29.41%) Windows 7
8 14 (27.45%) ITIL
9 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
9 13 (25.49%) CCNA
9 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
9 13 (25.49%) VMware
9 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 13 (25.49%) Problem-Solving
10 11 (21.57%) CCNP
10 11 (21.57%) MPLS
11 10 (19.61%) SLA
11 10 (19.61%) VPN
11 10 (19.61%) DNS
11 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
12 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
12 9 (17.65%) VoIP
12 9 (17.65%) Change Management
12 9 (17.65%) Windows 10
12 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
12 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
12 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V

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 10 (19.61%) MS Exchange
2 9 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.80%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.96%) IIS
6 1 (1.96%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (39.22%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.96%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 9 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.73%) Office 365
3 4 (7.84%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.88%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (84.31%) LAN
2 19 (37.25%) Firewall
3 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
4 11 (21.57%) MPLS
5 10 (19.61%) DNS
5 10 (19.61%) VPN
6 9 (17.65%) VoIP
7 8 (15.69%) DHCP
7 8 (15.69%) Wireless
8 4 (7.84%) BGP
8 4 (7.84%) SAN
8 4 (7.84%) Unified Communications
8 4 (7.84%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (5.88%) Broadband
9 3 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
9 3 (5.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 3 (5.88%) NX-OS
9 3 (5.88%) OSPF
10 2 (3.92%) Internet
10 2 (3.92%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 16 (31.37%) Finance
2 5 (9.80%) Automotive
3 4 (7.84%) Telecoms
4 3 (5.88%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.96%) Banking
5 1 (1.96%) French Language
5 1 (1.96%) German Language
5 1 (1.96%) Italian Language
5 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Network Engineer
2 10 (19.61%) Analyst
3 8 (15.69%) Support Analyst
4 7 (13.73%) IT Support
5 6 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (11.76%) IT Analyst
5 6 (11.76%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (7.84%) Compliance Manager
6 4 (7.84%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.84%) IT Security Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Security Compliance Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Security Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Delivery Manager
7 3 (5.88%) Exchange Technician
7 3 (5.88%) IT Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 2 (3.92%) Coordinator
8 2 (3.92%) Field Service Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 6 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Driving Licence
3 5 (9.80%) Fat Client
3 5 (9.80%) Thin Client
4 3 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.88%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.92%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.96%) IVR
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.96%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 26 (50.98%) Windows
2 19 (37.25%) Windows Server
3 15 (29.41%) Windows 7
4 13 (25.49%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (17.65%) Windows 10
6 7 (13.73%) Linux
6 7 (13.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.92%) Android
7 2 (3.92%) Apple iOS
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.96%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.96%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.96%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (27.45%) ITIL
2 13 (25.49%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (17.65%) Change Management
4 8 (15.69%) Project Management
4 8 (15.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (13.73%) Incident Management
5 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 5 (9.80%) Problem Management
6 5 (9.80%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (7.84%) Cybersecurity
7 4 (7.84%) Regulatory Compliance
7 4 (7.84%) Supplier Management
8 3 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (5.88%) Break/Fix
8 3 (5.88%) Migration
8 3 (5.88%) Service Delivery
8 3 (5.88%) Ticket Management
9 2 (3.92%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (3.92%) SIEM
9 2 (3.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
2 5 (9.80%) Python
3 4 (7.84%) Perl
4 1 (1.96%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (31.37%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (25.49%) CCNA
3 11 (21.57%) CCNP
4 6 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (7.84%) CCVP
5 4 (7.84%) MCSE
6 3 (5.88%) CCIE
6 3 (5.88%) Degree
6 3 (5.88%) MCP
7 2 (3.92%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.96%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (19.61%) SLA
2 5 (9.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (7.84%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (7.84%) GDPR
3 4 (7.84%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.96%) PMO
5 1 (1.96%) QA
5 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 22 (43.14%) Active Directory
2 9 (17.65%) Hyper-V
3 5 (9.80%) Terminal Services
3 5 (9.80%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.92%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.96%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.96%) Ansible
1 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.96%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.96%) Netcool
1 1 (1.96%) SCCM
1 1 (1.96%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (31.37%) Cisco
2 13 (25.49%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.49%) VMware
3 7 (13.73%) Juniper
4 5 (9.80%) F5
5 4 (7.84%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 4 (7.84%) Citrix
5 4 (7.84%) Riverbed
6 3 (5.88%) Google
6 3 (5.88%) HP
6 3 (5.88%) Meraki
7 2 (3.92%) Extreme Networks
7 2 (3.92%) Fortinet
7 2 (3.92%) Mitel
7 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
8 1 (1.96%) Apple
8 1 (1.96%) BMC
8 1 (1.96%) Draytek
8 1 (1.96%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.96%) Veeam