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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 18 14 37
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +23
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 32 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.49% 15.53% 5.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.14% 42.67% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 15
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +31.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £48,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £80,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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
35 75 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 25.55% 36.41% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 30 73 42
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 28 February 2017.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 February 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 41 (89.13%) Cisco
2 40 (86.96%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (86.96%) LAN
3 39 (84.78%) CCNP
4 36 (78.26%) Cisco Nexus
5 30 (65.22%) TCP/IP
6 24 (52.17%) CheckPoint
6 24 (52.17%) Network Management
7 21 (45.65%) Firewall
7 21 (45.65%) CCIE
7 21 (45.65%) CCSE
8 20 (43.48%) Network Security
8 20 (43.48%) Data Centre
9 19 (41.30%) ITIL
9 19 (41.30%) Wireless
10 18 (39.13%) OSPF
10 18 (39.13%) BGP
10 18 (39.13%) VoIP
10 18 (39.13%) DHCP
10 18 (39.13%) IPv4
10 18 (39.13%) VPN
10 18 (39.13%) DNS
10 18 (39.13%) FTP
10 18 (39.13%) SolarWinds
10 18 (39.13%) VLAN
10 18 (39.13%) CCSA
10 18 (39.13%) Spanning Tree
11 17 (36.96%) Problem Management
12 15 (32.61%) CCDP
12 15 (32.61%) 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 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (13.04%) MS Excel
1 6 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 40 (86.96%) LAN
2 36 (78.26%) Cisco Nexus
3 30 (65.22%) TCP/IP
4 21 (45.65%) Firewall
5 20 (43.48%) Network Security
6 19 (41.30%) Wireless
7 18 (39.13%) BGP
7 18 (39.13%) DHCP
7 18 (39.13%) DNS
7 18 (39.13%) FTP
7 18 (39.13%) IPv4
7 18 (39.13%) OSPF
7 18 (39.13%) Spanning Tree
7 18 (39.13%) VLAN
7 18 (39.13%) VoIP
7 18 (39.13%) VPN
8 12 (26.09%) tcpdump
8 12 (26.09%) Wireshark
9 7 (15.22%) SAN
10 6 (13.04%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 13 (28.26%) Consultant
2 12 (26.09%) Network Consultant
3 11 (23.91%) Network Security Consultant
3 11 (23.91%) Security Consultant
4 8 (17.39%) Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Architect
5 7 (15.22%) Network Analyst
5 7 (15.22%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (13.04%) Network Engineer
6 6 (13.04%) Technical Leader
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Network Manager
7 5 (10.87%) Network Operations Manager
7 5 (10.87%) Network Security Engineer
7 5 (10.87%) Operations Manager
7 5 (10.87%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.35%) Flash
1 2 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 11 (23.91%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (13.04%) Driving Licence
4 5 (10.87%) iSeries
5 4 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
7 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
7 2 (4.35%) Public Cloud
8 1 (2.17%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) Unix
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.17%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (52.17%) Network Management
2 19 (41.30%) ITIL
3 17 (36.96%) Problem Management
4 15 (32.61%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (26.09%) Presales
6 6 (13.04%) ITIL V3
6 6 (13.04%) Load Balancing
7 4 (8.70%) Data Encryption
7 4 (8.70%) Data Management
7 4 (8.70%) DDoS Mitigation
7 4 (8.70%) High Availability
8 3 (6.52%) Information Management
8 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
9 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
9 2 (4.35%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (4.35%) Project Management
9 2 (4.35%) Service Design
10 1 (2.17%) Change Control
10 1 (2.17%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.17%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
1 2 (4.35%) VBScript
2 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (86.96%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (84.78%) CCNP
3 21 (45.65%) CCIE
3 21 (45.65%) CCSE
4 18 (39.13%) CCSA
5 15 (32.61%) CCDP
6 3 (6.52%) CCMSE
6 3 (6.52%) CCSM
6 3 (6.52%) VCAP
6 3 (6.52%) VCDX
6 3 (6.52%) VCP5
6 3 (6.52%) VCP6
6 3 (6.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.17%) CCNA
7 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.17%) MCP
7 1 (2.17%) MCSE
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (10.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (4.35%) vSphere
3 2 (4.35%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (4.35%) SCCM
1 2 (4.35%) Simpana
Vendors
1 41 (89.13%) Cisco
2 24 (52.17%) CheckPoint
3 18 (39.13%) SolarWinds
4 9 (19.57%) F5
4 9 (19.57%) Microsoft
4 9 (19.57%) VMware
5 8 (17.39%) CA
6 5 (10.87%) Citrix
7 3 (6.52%) Mitel
7 3 (6.52%) Riverbed
8 2 (4.35%) CommVault
8 2 (4.35%) FalconStor
8 2 (4.35%) HP
8 2 (4.35%) Intel
8 2 (4.35%) Intel Security
8 2 (4.35%) Oracle
9 1 (2.17%) Apple
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum + Interesting work
Posted: 6 days ago