Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 70 76
Rank change year-on-year -3 +6 +25
Permanent jobs citing WAN 104 125 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.59% 4.02% 3.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 18.67% 19.69% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 72 163 131
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -23.81%
10th Percentile £27,050 £27,500 £27,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £66,250
South East median annual salary £40,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -6.98% -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 557 635 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.24% 20.40% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 410 506 579
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £66,875 £62,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 2017. 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 +7 74 £40,000 -5.88% 4
High Wycombe +5 17 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Aylesbury +3 9 £27,500 -50.89%
Amersham - 2 £29,500 -
Chesham - 1 £37,000 -
Marlow - 1 £30,000 -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 90 (86.54%) LAN
2 62 (59.62%) Cisco
3 48 (46.15%) Windows
4 41 (39.42%) TCP/IP
5 38 (36.54%) Cisco Certification
6 36 (34.62%) Telecoms
7 34 (32.69%) Finance
8 32 (30.77%) VMware
8 32 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 28 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
10 27 (25.96%) MS Exchange
10 27 (25.96%) Juniper
10 27 (25.96%) Citrix
10 27 (25.96%) Firewall
11 26 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 25 (24.04%) VPN
13 24 (23.08%) CCNA
13 24 (23.08%) Financial Institution
13 24 (23.08%) Hedge funds
13 24 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (22.12%) Windows Server
15 22 (21.15%) Active Directory
15 22 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (19.23%) CCNP
17 19 (18.27%) VoIP
18 18 (17.31%) SCCM
19 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Project
19 17 (16.35%) SAN
19 17 (16.35%) Project Management
20 16 (15.38%) DNS

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 27 (25.96%) MS Exchange
2 9 (8.65%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.73%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (3.85%) Skype for Business
5 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 28 (26.92%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (16.35%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.50%) Office 365
2 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 90 (86.54%) LAN
2 41 (39.42%) TCP/IP
3 27 (25.96%) Firewall
4 25 (24.04%) VPN
5 19 (18.27%) VoIP
6 17 (16.35%) SAN
7 16 (15.38%) DNS
8 12 (11.54%) MPLS
9 10 (9.62%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (8.65%) BGP
10 9 (8.65%) WLAN
11 8 (7.69%) OSPF
11 8 (7.69%) SSL
11 8 (7.69%) Wireless
12 7 (6.73%) EIGRP
13 6 (5.77%) DHCP
13 6 (5.77%) RFID
13 6 (5.77%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (4.81%) Cisco ASA
14 5 (4.81%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.65%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.85%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.96%) MySQL
General
1 36 (34.62%) Telecoms
2 34 (32.69%) Finance
3 24 (23.08%) Financial Institution
4 7 (6.73%) Retail
5 5 (4.81%) Manufacturing
6 4 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 19 (18.27%) Support Engineer
2 18 (17.31%) Delivery Manager
2 18 (17.31%) Network Engineer
3 17 (16.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (16.35%) Infrastructure Manager
3 17 (16.35%) Network Delivery Manager
4 16 (15.38%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 16 (15.38%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 15 (14.42%) 3rd Line Support
6 14 (13.46%) Analyst
7 12 (11.54%) Architect
7 12 (11.54%) Infrastructure Support
8 10 (9.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (9.62%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
8 10 (9.62%) Junior
9 9 (8.65%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 9 (8.65%) Consultant
9 9 (8.65%) Security Analyst
10 8 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (7.69%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 26 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 24 (23.08%) Hedge funds
3 11 (10.58%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.77%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (3.85%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.92%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.92%) Thin Client
6 2 (1.92%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.96%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 48 (46.15%) Windows
2 23 (22.12%) Windows Server
3 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (10.58%) Mac OS X
5 9 (8.65%) Android
5 9 (8.65%) Windows 10
5 9 (8.65%) Windows 7
5 9 (8.65%) Windows 8
6 6 (5.77%) Apple iOS
6 6 (5.77%) Unix
7 5 (4.81%) Windows Mobile
8 4 (3.85%) Linux
9 2 (1.92%) Mac OS
9 2 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.96%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.96%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (16.35%) Project Management
2 16 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
3 15 (14.42%) ITIL
4 9 (8.65%) Network Design
4 9 (8.65%) Problem Management
5 6 (5.77%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (5.77%) Service Delivery
6 5 (4.81%) ITIL V3
6 5 (4.81%) Statistics
7 4 (3.85%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (3.85%) Information Security
7 4 (3.85%) Network Architecture
7 4 (3.85%) SDLC
8 3 (2.88%) ERP
8 3 (2.88%) Fault Analysis
8 3 (2.88%) Information Management
8 3 (2.88%) Matrix Organization
8 3 (2.88%) Migration
8 3 (2.88%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.81%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.85%) C#
2 4 (3.85%) C++
3 2 (1.92%) Python
4 1 (0.96%) Perl
4 1 (0.96%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 38 (36.54%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (23.08%) CCNA
3 22 (21.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 20 (19.23%) CCNP
5 13 (12.50%) MCSA
5 13 (12.50%) MCSE
6 10 (9.62%) Degree
7 7 (6.73%) CCIE
7 7 (6.73%) MCP
8 4 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (2.88%) CCDE
9 3 (2.88%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.88%) MCITP
10 2 (1.92%) CCA
10 2 (1.92%) CCSE
10 2 (1.92%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.92%) VCP6
10 2 (1.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.96%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.96%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.65%) SLA
2 3 (2.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.92%) PMO
3 2 (1.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 24 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (21.15%) Active Directory
3 11 (10.58%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.85%) vSphere
5 3 (2.88%) XenApp
6 2 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.96%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (17.31%) SCCM
2 2 (1.92%) Ansible
3 1 (0.96%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.96%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.96%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 62 (59.62%) Cisco
2 32 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 32 (30.77%) VMware
3 27 (25.96%) Citrix
3 27 (25.96%) Juniper
4 8 (7.69%) Avaya
4 8 (7.69%) F5
5 7 (6.73%) Extreme Networks
5 7 (6.73%) NetApp
5 7 (6.73%) Palo Alto
6 6 (5.77%) CheckPoint
7 3 (2.88%) Apple
7 3 (2.88%) SAP
8 2 (1.92%) Blue Coat
8 2 (1.92%) Mitel
8 2 (1.92%) Red Box
8 2 (1.92%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.96%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (0.96%) Fortinet
9 1 (0.96%) Polycom