Period
to 19 April 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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 78 91 74
Rank change year-on-year +13 -17 +19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 92 69 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.14% 2.50% 3.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.86% 13.42% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79 97 118
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33% -16.67%
10th Percentile £25,350 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £58,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +5.88%

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 580 514 698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 19.81% 18.63% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 404 407 574
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% -3.41% +4.76%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,050 £63,375
South East median annual salary £42,857 £42,500 £43,250
% change year-on-year +0.84% -1.73% +3.22%

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 April 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 April 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 +18 62 £38,500 -9.41% 4
High Wycombe +7 18 £42,500 +54.55% 1
Aylesbury - 4 £41,500 -
Chesham -4 1 £37,000 +29.82%
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 83 (90.22%) LAN
2 63 (68.48%) Cisco
3 42 (45.65%) TCP/IP
4 41 (44.57%) Finance
5 40 (43.48%) Telecoms
6 33 (35.87%) Juniper
7 32 (34.78%) VPN
8 30 (32.61%) Microsoft Office
8 30 (32.61%) Data Centre
9 29 (31.52%) Microsoft
10 28 (30.43%) ITIL
11 26 (28.26%) Windows
12 25 (27.17%) Cisco Certification
12 25 (27.17%) Project Management
13 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Project
13 24 (26.09%) Financial Institution
13 24 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (26.09%) Hedge funds
14 21 (22.83%) Firewall
15 20 (21.74%) Wireless
15 20 (21.74%) Active Directory
16 19 (20.65%) Citrix
17 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
17 18 (19.57%) VMware
18 17 (18.48%) SAN
18 17 (18.48%) DHCP
18 17 (18.48%) DNS
19 16 (17.39%) CCNP
19 16 (17.39%) CCNA
19 16 (17.39%) MS Exchange

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 16 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 6 (6.52%) Skype for Business
3 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.09%) SAS
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 30 (32.61%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Office 365
2 6 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 83 (90.22%) LAN
2 42 (45.65%) TCP/IP
3 32 (34.78%) VPN
4 21 (22.83%) Firewall
5 20 (21.74%) Wireless
6 17 (18.48%) DHCP
6 17 (18.48%) DNS
6 17 (18.48%) SAN
7 15 (16.30%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (13.04%) WLAN
9 11 (11.96%) VoIP
10 10 (10.87%) VLAN
11 9 (9.78%) OSPF
12 8 (8.70%) BGP
13 7 (7.61%) PBX
13 7 (7.61%) Skype
14 5 (5.43%) MPLS
15 4 (4.35%) DWDM
15 4 (4.35%) EIGRP
16 3 (3.26%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.17%) SQL Server
General
1 41 (44.57%) Finance
2 40 (43.48%) Telecoms
3 24 (26.09%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.09%) Automotive
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 17 (18.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 12 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
4 9 (9.78%) Delivery Manager
4 9 (9.78%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
4 9 (9.78%) Network Delivery Manager
4 9 (9.78%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 8 (8.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (7.61%) Data Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Data Network Engineer
6 7 (7.61%) Support Engineer
7 6 (6.52%) Network Manager
7 6 (6.52%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.43%) Analyst
8 5 (5.43%) Architect
8 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Support
8 5 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
8 5 (5.43%) Service Desk Support
9 4 (4.35%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 30 (32.61%) Data Centre
2 24 (26.09%) Hedge funds
3 5 (5.43%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.26%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.09%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.09%) IVR
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Social Media
6 1 (1.09%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.26%) Windows
2 9 (9.78%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.35%) Mac OS X
4 4 (4.35%) Windows 10
4 4 (4.35%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.17%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.43%) ITIL
2 25 (27.17%) Project Management
3 24 (26.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (7.61%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (7.61%) Network Architecture
5 6 (6.52%) Load Balancing
6 5 (5.43%) Network Design
7 4 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (4.35%) Data Protection
7 4 (4.35%) ITIL V3
7 4 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 4 (4.35%) Presales
7 4 (4.35%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.26%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.26%) Matrix Organization
9 2 (2.17%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (2.17%) Break/Fix
9 2 (2.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 2 (2.17%) Network Management
9 2 (2.17%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.43%) Python
2 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.09%) Perl
3 1 (1.09%) SQL
3 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 25 (27.17%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (17.39%) CCNA
3 16 (17.39%) CCNP
4 8 (8.70%) Citrix Certification
4 8 (8.70%) MCP
5 6 (6.52%) MCSA
5 6 (6.52%) MCSE
5 6 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 5 (5.43%) CCA
6 5 (5.43%) Degree
7 4 (4.35%) CCIE
7 4 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (3.26%) CCDE
8 3 (3.26%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.26%) VCAP
9 2 (2.17%) MCITP
9 2 (2.17%) MCTS
9 2 (2.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (2.17%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.09%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.09%) PMO
2 1 (1.09%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (21.74%) Active Directory
2 14 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (5.43%) XenApp
4 2 (2.17%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (6.52%) Ansible
2 5 (5.43%) SCCM
3 2 (2.17%) SCOM
4 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.09%) Puppet
4 1 (1.09%) QRadar
4 1 (1.09%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (1.09%) WSUS
Vendors
1 63 (68.48%) Cisco
2 33 (35.87%) Juniper
3 29 (31.52%) Microsoft
4 19 (20.65%) Citrix
5 18 (19.57%) VMware
6 9 (9.78%) F5
7 8 (8.70%) NetApp
8 6 (6.52%) Mitel
8 6 (6.52%) Red Box
9 5 (5.43%) Meraki
10 4 (4.35%) Ivanti
10 4 (4.35%) ServiceNow
10 4 (4.35%) Veeam
11 3 (3.26%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.17%) Apple
12 2 (2.17%) Avaya
13 1 (1.09%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 1 (1.09%) Blue Coat
13 1 (1.09%) CheckPoint
13 1 (1.09%) HP