Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wide Area Network (WAN)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 67 65
Rank change year-on-year -20 -2 +18
Permanent jobs citing WAN 67 111 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.79% 3.95% 4.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 19.53% 20.59% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 57 77 175
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23,400 £26,700 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £66,000 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -2.33% -4.44%

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 343 539 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 14.27% 19.16% 20.34%
Number of salaries quoted 259 398 499
Buckinghamshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% -3.41%
10th Percentile £25,600 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +1.12%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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 -30 32 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Marlow +33 11 £75,000 +150.00% 2
High Wycombe -15 10 £40,000 -33.33% 7
Chesham +5 4 £22,500 -39.19%
Aylesbury +18 1 £26,000 -5.45%
Amersham 0 1 £33,000 +13.79%
Buckingham - 1 - -
WAN
South East

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 58 (86.57%) LAN
2 32 (47.76%) Cisco
3 28 (41.79%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (37.31%) CCNP
5 24 (35.82%) Windows
6 23 (34.33%) Firewall
7 22 (32.84%) Data Centre
8 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Office
8 20 (29.85%) Active Directory
9 19 (28.36%) Change Management
9 19 (28.36%) F5
10 17 (25.37%) NX-OS
10 17 (25.37%) ITIL
11 16 (23.88%) Wireless
11 16 (23.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 16 (23.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 16 (23.88%) Windows Server
12 15 (22.39%) Finance
12 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
13 14 (20.90%) SLA
14 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
14 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
14 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Azure
15 12 (17.91%) Cisco IOS
16 11 (16.42%) CheckPoint
16 11 (16.42%) VPN
16 11 (16.42%) CCNA
16 11 (16.42%) VMware
16 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
16 11 (16.42%) Problem-Solving

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 (14.93%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.99%) IIS
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.49%) SAS
Applications
1 20 (29.85%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.46%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.49%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 13 (19.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (14.93%) Office 365
3 7 (10.45%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (5.97%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (86.57%) LAN
2 23 (34.33%) Firewall
3 17 (25.37%) NX-OS
4 16 (23.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 16 (23.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 16 (23.88%) Wireless
5 13 (19.40%) TCP/IP
6 12 (17.91%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (16.42%) VPN
8 10 (14.93%) Cisco Firepower
8 10 (14.93%) DNS
8 10 (14.93%) MPLS
9 8 (11.94%) DHCP
9 8 (11.94%) VoIP
10 7 (10.45%) BGP
11 6 (8.96%) OSPF
11 6 (8.96%) Unified Communications
12 5 (7.46%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (7.46%) Cisco Wireless
13 4 (5.97%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 15 (22.39%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.48%) Automotive
3 3 (4.48%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) French Language
4 1 (1.49%) German Language
4 1 (1.49%) Italian Language
4 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (17.91%) Network Engineer
2 8 (11.94%) Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Support Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (8.96%) IT Support
4 6 (8.96%) Wireless Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Architect
5 5 (7.46%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.46%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Exchange Technician
6 4 (5.97%) IT Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) IT Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) IT Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (4.48%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (4.48%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (32.84%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.45%) Driving Licence
3 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.48%) Fat Client
4 3 (4.48%) Hedge funds
4 3 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.48%) Thin Client
5 2 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.49%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.49%) IVR
6 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.49%) Replication
6 1 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 24 (35.82%) Windows
2 16 (23.88%) Windows Server
3 13 (19.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (16.42%) Windows 7
5 9 (13.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (10.45%) Windows 10
7 6 (8.96%) Linux
8 3 (4.48%) Android
8 3 (4.48%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.99%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.49%) Windows 8
10 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (28.36%) Change Management
2 17 (25.37%) ITIL
3 11 (16.42%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (14.93%) Time Management
5 9 (13.43%) Project Management
6 7 (10.45%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.96%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (8.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (7.46%) Incident Management
8 5 (7.46%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.97%) Break/Fix
9 4 (5.97%) Ticket Management
10 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (4.48%) Computer Science
10 3 (4.48%) Migration
10 3 (4.48%) Problem Management
11 2 (2.99%) Customer Engagement
11 2 (2.99%) Presales
11 2 (2.99%) Supplier Management
11 2 (2.99%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.96%) SQL
2 5 (7.46%) Python
3 4 (5.97%) Perl
4 2 (2.99%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (41.79%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (37.31%) CCNP
3 11 (16.42%) CCNA
4 6 (8.96%) CCIE
5 4 (5.97%) CCVP
5 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.48%) Degree
6 3 (4.48%) MCSE
7 2 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (2.99%) MCP
7 2 (2.99%) SC Cleared
7 2 (2.99%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.49%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.90%) SLA
2 3 (4.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.99%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.99%) GDPR
3 2 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (2.99%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.99%) QA
3 2 (2.99%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (1.49%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (29.85%) Active Directory
2 8 (11.94%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.48%) Terminal Services
5 2 (2.99%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (1.49%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (1.49%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.49%) Ansible
1 1 (1.49%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (1.49%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.49%) Netcool
1 1 (1.49%) SCCM
1 1 (1.49%) WSUS
Vendors
1 32 (47.76%) Cisco
2 19 (28.36%) F5
3 15 (22.39%) Microsoft
4 11 (16.42%) CheckPoint
4 11 (16.42%) VMware
5 8 (11.94%) Alcatel-Lucent
6 7 (10.45%) Juniper
7 6 (8.96%) Google
8 4 (5.97%) Riverbed
9 3 (4.48%) HP
9 3 (4.48%) Mitel
10 2 (2.99%) Citrix
10 2 (2.99%) Extreme Networks
10 2 (2.99%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.99%) Meraki
10 2 (2.99%) Remedy
10 2 (2.99%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.49%) jetNEXUS
11 1 (1.49%) Palo Alto
11 1 (1.49%) ServiceNow