The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 37 33 27
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 4 23 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.33% 8.24% 9.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.39% 51.11% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 3 17 27
Median salary £37,500 £55,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +83.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £42,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £62,500 £45,200
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%
WAN
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
23 45 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 13.37% 16.13% 21.43%
Number of salaries quoted 22 37 58
Median salary £36,000 £52,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-31.42% +56.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £28,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,250 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

WAN
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Bedford region.

WAN Salary Trend in Bedford

WAN
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, 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 Bedford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) CheckPoint
2 11 (78.57%) LAN
3 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 10 (71.43%) CCNP
3 10 (71.43%) CCDP
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (64.29%) OSPF
4 9 (64.29%) BGP
4 9 (64.29%) Network Security
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (64.29%) Spanning Tree
4 9 (64.29%) Presales
5 8 (57.14%) F5
5 8 (57.14%) Firewall
6 7 (50.00%) tcpdump
6 7 (50.00%) Wireshark
6 7 (50.00%) CCSE
6 7 (50.00%) BIG-IP
7 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (42.86%) CCSA
8 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
8 5 (35.71%) Network Management
8 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
8 5 (35.71%) Driving Licence
9 4 (28.57%) VMware
9 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
9 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
9 4 (28.57%) CA
10 3 (21.43%) Unix

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford 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:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) LAN
2 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
3 9 (64.29%) BGP
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 9 (64.29%) Network Security
3 9 (64.29%) OSPF
3 9 (64.29%) Spanning Tree
4 8 (57.14%) Firewall
5 7 (50.00%) BIG-IP
5 7 (50.00%) tcpdump
5 7 (50.00%) Wireshark
6 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 3 (21.43%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 1 (7.14%) DNS
7 1 (7.14%) SAN
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Consultant
1 9 (64.29%) Network Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Network Security Consultant
2 5 (35.71%) Security Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Check Point Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
5 1 (7.14%) IT Technician
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Network Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Junior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Presales Solution Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Data Centre
1 5 (35.71%) Driving Licence
2 3 (21.43%) iSeries
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
2 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Presales
2 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 5 (35.71%) Load Balancing
3 5 (35.71%) Network Management
4 3 (21.43%) High Availability
5 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 1 (7.14%) Data Management
6 1 (7.14%) DDoS Mitigation
6 1 (7.14%) Information Management
6 1 (7.14%) Network Design
6 1 (7.14%) People Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 10 (71.43%) CCDP
1 10 (71.43%) CCNP
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCSE
3 6 (42.86%) CCSA
4 1 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) CCMSE
4 1 (7.14%) CCSM
4 1 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (7.14%) VCAP
4 1 (7.14%) VCDX
4 1 (7.14%) VCP5
4 1 (7.14%) VCP6
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 11 (78.57%) CheckPoint
3 8 (57.14%) F5
4 4 (28.57%) CA
4 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 4 (28.57%) VMware
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