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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 6 18 38
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +20
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 28 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 16.91% 11.48% 4.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 47.92% 38.89% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 21 26 11
Median salary £55,000 £58,750 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.38% +29.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £48,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

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
48 72 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 35.29% 29.51% 12.58%
Number of salaries quoted 44 70 33
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 23 January 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 37 (88.10%) Cisco
2 34 (80.95%) CCNP
2 34 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (80.95%) LAN
3 31 (73.81%) Cisco Nexus
4 25 (59.52%) TCP/IP
5 23 (54.76%) CheckPoint
6 20 (47.62%) Firewall
6 20 (47.62%) CCSE
6 20 (47.62%) Network Security
7 19 (45.24%) Network Management
7 19 (45.24%) Data Centre
8 17 (40.48%) Spanning Tree
8 17 (40.48%) CCSA
8 17 (40.48%) OSPF
8 17 (40.48%) BGP
8 17 (40.48%) CCIE
9 14 (33.33%) FTP
9 14 (33.33%) IPv4
9 14 (33.33%) VPN
9 14 (33.33%) DNS
9 14 (33.33%) CCDP
9 14 (33.33%) VoIP
9 14 (33.33%) DHCP
9 14 (33.33%) ITIL
9 14 (33.33%) Wireless
9 14 (33.33%) SolarWinds
9 14 (33.33%) VLAN
10 13 (30.95%) Problem Management
10 13 (30.95%) Disaster Recovery

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (11.90%) MS Excel
1 5 (11.90%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.38%) MS Office
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 34 (80.95%) LAN
2 31 (73.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 25 (59.52%) TCP/IP
4 20 (47.62%) Firewall
4 20 (47.62%) Network Security
5 17 (40.48%) BGP
5 17 (40.48%) OSPF
5 17 (40.48%) Spanning Tree
6 14 (33.33%) DHCP
6 14 (33.33%) DNS
6 14 (33.33%) FTP
6 14 (33.33%) IPv4
6 14 (33.33%) VLAN
6 14 (33.33%) VoIP
6 14 (33.33%) VPN
6 14 (33.33%) Wireless
7 11 (26.19%) tcpdump
7 11 (26.19%) Wireshark
8 7 (16.67%) SAN
9 6 (14.29%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 12 (28.57%) Consultant
2 11 (26.19%) Network Consultant
3 10 (23.81%) Network Security Consultant
3 10 (23.81%) Security Consultant
4 9 (21.43%) Architect
4 9 (21.43%) Solutions Architect
5 7 (16.67%) Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Network Analyst
6 6 (14.29%) Network Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Security Engineer
7 5 (11.90%) Technical Leader
8 4 (9.52%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 4 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
8 4 (9.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
8 4 (9.52%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
8 4 (9.52%) Presales Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) Flash
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Data Centre
2 9 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (16.67%) iSeries
4 6 (14.29%) Driving Licence
5 4 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.76%) Private Cloud
7 2 (4.76%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.43%) Unix
2 2 (4.76%) Windows
2 2 (4.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Network Management
2 14 (33.33%) ITIL
3 13 (30.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (30.95%) Presales
3 13 (30.95%) Problem Management
4 6 (14.29%) High Availability
5 5 (11.90%) ITIL V3
5 5 (11.90%) Load Balancing
6 4 (9.52%) Data Encryption
6 4 (9.52%) Data Management
6 4 (9.52%) DDoS Mitigation
6 4 (9.52%) TOGAF
7 3 (7.14%) Information Management
8 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
8 2 (4.76%) Service Design
9 1 (2.38%) Change Control
9 1 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.76%) VBScript
2 1 (2.38%) VB
Qualifications
1 34 (80.95%) CCNP
1 34 (80.95%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (47.62%) CCSE
3 17 (40.48%) CCIE
3 17 (40.48%) CCSA
4 14 (33.33%) CCDP
5 3 (7.14%) CCMSE
5 3 (7.14%) CCSM
5 3 (7.14%) VCAP
5 3 (7.14%) VCDX
5 3 (7.14%) VCP5
5 3 (7.14%) VCP6
5 3 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) vSphere
2 2 (4.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.76%) SCCM
1 2 (4.76%) Simpana
Vendors
1 37 (88.10%) Cisco
2 23 (54.76%) CheckPoint
3 14 (33.33%) SolarWinds
4 11 (26.19%) VMware
5 9 (21.43%) F5
6 8 (19.05%) CA
7 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 5 (11.90%) Citrix
9 3 (7.14%) Mitel
9 3 (7.14%) Riverbed
10 2 (4.76%) CommVault
10 2 (4.76%) FalconStor
10 2 (4.76%) HP
10 2 (4.76%) Intel
10 2 (4.76%) Intel Security
10 2 (4.76%) Oracle
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Interesting work
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