Period
to 23 May 2019

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 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 68 97 101
Rank change year-on-year +29 +4 -28
Permanent jobs citing WAN 73 68 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 3.31% 2.38% 2.06%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.36% 12.04% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 61 62 54
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £46,000 £42,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +8.39% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,650 £23,125
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -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 377 565 506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 17.07% 19.81% 18.57%
Number of salaries quoted 302 398 375
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% -3.41%
10th Percentile £26,250 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £74,750 £60,300 £61,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -2.30%

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 May 2019.

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 May 2019. 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 42 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Marlow - 16 £75,000 -
Amersham - 4 £33,000 -
High Wycombe +3 3 £41,625 -2.06%
Newport Pagnell +2 3 - - 1
Bletchley - 2 £30,000 -
Aylesbury +22 1 £51,500 +22.62%
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 68 (93.15%) LAN
2 36 (49.32%) Cisco
3 34 (46.58%) Cisco Certification
4 29 (39.73%) Windows
5 28 (38.36%) CCNP
6 23 (31.51%) Firewall
7 22 (30.14%) VMware
8 21 (28.77%) Active Directory
8 21 (28.77%) Data Centre
9 20 (27.40%) Windows Server
9 20 (27.40%) Office 365
10 19 (26.03%) Wireless
11 18 (24.66%) CheckPoint
11 18 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 17 (23.29%) F5
13 16 (21.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 16 (21.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
13 16 (21.92%) NX-OS
13 16 (21.92%) Cisco Firepower
14 15 (20.55%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (20.55%) VLAN
15 14 (19.18%) Change Management
15 14 (19.18%) Time Management
16 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V
16 13 (17.81%) Problem-Solving
17 12 (16.44%) Wi-Fi
17 12 (16.44%) MPLS
17 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
18 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
18 11 (15.07%) Retail

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 6 (8.22%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.85%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (1.37%) IIS
4 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (27.40%) Office 365
2 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.59%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 68 (93.15%) LAN
2 23 (31.51%) Firewall
3 19 (26.03%) Wireless
4 16 (21.92%) Cisco Firepower
4 16 (21.92%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 16 (21.92%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 16 (21.92%) NX-OS
5 15 (20.55%) Cisco IOS
5 15 (20.55%) VLAN
6 12 (16.44%) MPLS
6 12 (16.44%) TCP/IP
6 12 (16.44%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (15.07%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (13.70%) Network Security
9 9 (12.33%) OSPF
9 9 (12.33%) SAN
10 8 (10.96%) BGP
11 7 (9.59%) Cisco Wireless
11 7 (9.59%) DHCP
11 7 (9.59%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.37%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (15.07%) Retail
2 9 (12.33%) Finance
3 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.85%) Automotive
5 2 (2.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (20.55%) Network Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (15.07%) Architect
4 9 (12.33%) Analyst
5 8 (10.96%) IT Support
5 8 (10.96%) Wireless Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (9.59%) IT Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) IT Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Security Engineer
8 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Architect
8 5 (6.85%) Infrastructure Manager
9 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Network Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Solutions Architect
9 4 (5.48%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.48%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.77%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.59%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.59%) Driving Licence
3 6 (8.22%) Public Cloud
3 6 (8.22%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (6.85%) Clustering
5 4 (5.48%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (5.48%) Private Cloud
6 3 (4.11%) Fat Client
6 3 (4.11%) PKI
6 3 (4.11%) Thin Client
7 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.37%) BYOD
8 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 29 (39.73%) Windows
2 20 (27.40%) Windows Server
3 9 (12.33%) Linux
3 9 (12.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.48%) Windows 10
4 4 (5.48%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.37%) Android
5 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Phone
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Change Management
1 14 (19.18%) Time Management
2 13 (17.81%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (15.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 10 (13.70%) Network Architecture
5 8 (10.96%) Network Design
6 7 (9.59%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (9.59%) Presales
7 6 (8.22%) Migration
8 5 (6.85%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (6.85%) DevOps
8 5 (6.85%) Line Management
9 4 (5.48%) Creative Thinking
9 4 (5.48%) ITIL
9 4 (5.48%) Network Management
9 4 (5.48%) Patch Management
9 4 (5.48%) Project Management
10 3 (4.11%) Network Optimisation
10 3 (4.11%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (4.11%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.33%) SQL
2 3 (4.11%) Perl
3 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 34 (46.58%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (38.36%) CCNP
3 10 (13.70%) CCNA
4 4 (5.48%) CCIE
5 3 (4.11%) CCSA
5 3 (4.11%) CCSE
5 3 (4.11%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (4.11%) Degree
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.37%) CCDP
6 1 (1.37%) CCSP
6 1 (1.37%) MCP
6 1 (1.37%) MCSE
6 1 (1.37%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.33%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (1.37%) HAZOP
4 1 (1.37%) QA
4 1 (1.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 21 (28.77%) Active Directory
2 18 (24.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (17.81%) Hyper-V
4 7 (9.59%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (8.22%) XenApp
6 3 (4.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
6 3 (4.11%) Terminal Services
7 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (2.74%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
1 2 (2.74%) vMotion
2 1 (1.37%) Ansible
2 1 (1.37%) vRealize
Vendors
1 36 (49.32%) Cisco
2 22 (30.14%) VMware
3 18 (24.66%) CheckPoint
4 17 (23.29%) F5
5 11 (15.07%) Microsoft
6 8 (10.96%) Citrix
7 4 (5.48%) IBM
7 4 (5.48%) Meraki
8 2 (2.74%) Dell
8 2 (2.74%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (2.74%) EMC
8 2 (2.74%) NetApp
8 2 (2.74%) Symantec
9 1 (1.37%) arcserve
9 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
9 1 (1.37%) Google
9 1 (1.37%) IronPort
9 1 (1.37%) Mitel
9 1 (1.37%) Remedy
9 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com