Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 107 63
Rank change year-on-year +2 -44 +17
Permanent jobs citing WAN 61 58 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.20% 2.07% 4.04%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 11.96% 11.11% 18.70%
Number of salaries quoted 68 44 118
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,750 £57,875
South East median annual salary £46,750 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.88% -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 510 522 679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 18.38% 18.62% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 377 378 534
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £61,550 £62,500 £62,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
% change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%

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 17 August 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 17 August 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 +3 42 £45,000 +12.50% 2
High Wycombe -10 7 £41,500 -14.87% 1
Newport Pagnell +6 3 £22,000 -34.33%
Aylesbury +25 2 £42,000 +110.00%
Buckingham - 1 £32,500 - 1
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 60 (98.36%) LAN
2 32 (52.46%) Finance
3 31 (50.82%) Windows
4 27 (44.26%) Cisco
5 26 (42.62%) TCP/IP
6 22 (36.07%) ITIL
7 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
8 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
9 19 (31.15%) Microsoft Office
9 19 (31.15%) VMware
10 17 (27.87%) CCNA
10 17 (27.87%) Cisco Certification
10 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Certification
11 16 (26.23%) Juniper
11 16 (26.23%) Citrix
12 14 (22.95%) Project Management
12 14 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
12 14 (22.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
13 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
13 13 (21.31%) Telecoms
13 13 (21.31%) SAN
13 13 (21.31%) VPN
13 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
14 12 (19.67%) CCNP
14 12 (19.67%) Windows 7
15 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
15 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Project
15 11 (18.03%) Wi-Fi
16 10 (16.39%) Wireless

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 13 (21.31%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.84%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.64%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (31.15%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (18.03%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Workfront
2 1 (1.64%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (98.36%) LAN
2 26 (42.62%) TCP/IP
3 13 (21.31%) SAN
3 13 (21.31%) VPN
4 11 (18.03%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (16.39%) Firewall
5 10 (16.39%) Wireless
6 7 (11.48%) DHCP
6 7 (11.48%) DNS
6 7 (11.48%) MPLS
7 6 (9.84%) WLAN
8 5 (8.20%) OSPF
8 5 (8.20%) VLAN
8 5 (8.20%) VoIP
9 4 (6.56%) BGP
10 3 (4.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 3 (4.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 2 (3.28%) Software-Defined Networking
12 1 (1.64%) Converged Networks
12 1 (1.64%) Structured Cabling
General
1 32 (52.46%) Finance
2 13 (21.31%) Telecoms
3 9 (14.75%) Financial Institution
4 6 (9.84%) Automotive
5 2 (3.28%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Network Engineer
3 10 (16.39%) Analyst
3 10 (16.39%) IT Support
4 8 (13.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Support Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) IT Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) IT Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (6.56%) Citrix Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Citrix Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Data Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Data Network Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Junior Project Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Network Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Security Compliance Manager
7 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Support
7 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (21.31%) Data Centre
2 9 (14.75%) Hedge funds
3 6 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (9.84%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.20%) Fat Client
4 5 (8.20%) Thin Client
5 4 (6.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.64%) IVR
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) Replication
6 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) Windows
2 12 (19.67%) Windows 7
3 11 (18.03%) Windows Server
4 8 (13.11%) Windows 10
5 7 (11.48%) Linux
5 7 (11.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.64%) Android
6 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (36.07%) ITIL
2 14 (22.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 14 (22.95%) Project Management
2 14 (22.95%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (11.48%) Incident Management
4 7 (11.48%) Service Delivery
5 5 (8.20%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (6.56%) Cybersecurity
6 4 (6.56%) Load Balancing
6 4 (6.56%) Presales
6 4 (6.56%) Problem Management
6 4 (6.56%) Regulatory Compliance
6 4 (6.56%) Supplier Management
7 3 (4.92%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (4.92%) Data Protection
7 3 (4.92%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 3 (4.92%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.28%) Break/Fix
8 2 (3.28%) Storage Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.20%) SQL
2 3 (4.92%) Python
3 1 (1.64%) Perl
Qualifications
1 17 (27.87%) CCNA
1 17 (27.87%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (19.67%) CCNP
3 6 (9.84%) Citrix Certification
3 6 (9.84%) Degree
4 4 (6.56%) MCP
4 4 (6.56%) MCSE
5 3 (4.92%) CCA
5 3 (4.92%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (4.92%) VCAP
5 3 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.28%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.64%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.64%) MCSA
7 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.56%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (6.56%) GDPR
2 4 (6.56%) PCI DSS
3 3 (4.92%) SLA
4 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.64%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) Active Directory
2 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.20%) Terminal Services
4 5 (8.20%) XenApp
5 2 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (4.92%) Ansible
2 2 (3.28%) SCCM
2 2 (3.28%) SCOM
3 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.64%) QRadar
3 1 (1.64%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (1.64%) WSUS
Vendors
1 27 (44.26%) Cisco
2 21 (34.43%) Microsoft
3 19 (31.15%) VMware
4 16 (26.23%) Citrix
4 16 (26.23%) Juniper
5 7 (11.48%) NetApp
6 6 (9.84%) F5
7 4 (6.56%) Ivanti
7 4 (6.56%) Meraki
7 4 (6.56%) ServiceNow
7 4 (6.56%) SolarWinds
8 3 (4.92%) Veeam
9 2 (3.28%) Extreme Networks
9 2 (3.28%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.64%) Apple
10 1 (1.64%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.64%) HP
10 1 (1.64%) Remedy
10 1 (1.64%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.64%) Tripwire