The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 32 41 41
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing WAN 26 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.95% 2.57% 3.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 37.68% 12.96% 12.28%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 7
Average salary £30,000 £41,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.82% -18.00%
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -1.31%
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
69 54 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.10% 19.85% 27.14%
Number of salaries quoted 61 51 53
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAN across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 19 September 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN.

1 59 (98.33%) LAN
2 49 (81.67%) Firewall
3 44 (73.33%) Windows
4 43 (71.67%) DNS
4 43 (71.67%) Citrix
4 43 (71.67%) VMware
4 43 (71.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 42 (70.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 42 (70.00%) VPN
5 42 (70.00%) DHCP
5 42 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 41 (68.33%) Lotus
6 41 (68.33%) McAfee
6 41 (68.33%) Lotus Domino
7 39 (65.00%) SAN
8 37 (61.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 36 (60.00%) MCSE
9 36 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 36 (60.00%) Android
9 36 (60.00%) vSphere
9 36 (60.00%) Windows Phone 8
9 36 (60.00%) Windows Phone
10 33 (55.00%) Symantec
10 33 (55.00%) Wi-Fi
11 32 (53.33%) Blackberry
11 32 (53.33%) Clearswift
11 32 (53.33%) VMS
11 32 (53.33%) Backup Exec
11 32 (53.33%) SecurID
11 32 (53.33%) McAfee ePO

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing WAN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 41 (68.33%) Lotus Domino
2 36 (60.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 9 (15.00%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.33%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.67%) IIS
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (31.67%) MS Office
2 18 (30.00%) MS Excel
3 4 (6.67%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 59 (98.33%) LAN
2 49 (81.67%) Firewall
3 43 (71.67%) DNS
4 42 (70.00%) VPN
4 42 (70.00%) DHCP
5 39 (65.00%) SAN
6 33 (55.00%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (16.67%) VoIP
8 9 (15.00%) Network Security
9 6 (10.00%) TCP/IP
10 3 (5.00%) tcpdump
10 3 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 3 (5.00%) Wireshark
10 3 (5.00%) OSPF
10 3 (5.00%) BGP
11 1 (1.67%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.67%) Internet
11 1 (1.67%) FTP
11 1 (1.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 40 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 34 (56.67%) Network Support
3 28 (46.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 22 (36.67%) Support Analyst
4 22 (36.67%) Analyst
4 22 (36.67%) PC Support
4 22 (36.67%) PC Engineer
5 16 (26.67%) Network Analyst
5 16 (26.67%) Network Support Analyst
6 14 (23.33%) Support Engineer
6 14 (23.33%) Network Support Engineer
7 12 (20.00%) PC Support Engineer
8 11 (18.33%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
9 10 (16.67%) Server Analyst
9 10 (16.67%) Server Support Analyst
9 10 (16.67%) Server Engineer
9 10 (16.67%) Server Support
10 7 (11.67%) Administrator
11 4 (6.67%) Network Administrator
11 4 (6.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 32 (53.33%) Blackberry
1 32 (53.33%) SecurID
2 5 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 44 (73.33%) Windows
2 43 (71.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 42 (70.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 36 (60.00%) Android
4 36 (60.00%) Windows Phone 8
4 36 (60.00%) Windows Phone
5 32 (53.33%) VMS
6 18 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 8 (13.33%) Network Management
3 5 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 4 (6.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (1.67%) Service Delivery
6 1 (1.67%) Logistics
6 1 (1.67%) High Availability
6 1 (1.67%) Change Control
6 1 (1.67%) Software Deployment
6 1 (1.67%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.67%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 37 (61.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 36 (60.00%) MCSE
3 14 (23.33%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (20.00%) CCNP
5 7 (11.67%) CCDP
6 5 (8.33%) CCNA
6 5 (8.33%) CCSA
7 4 (6.67%) CCSE
7 4 (6.67%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (5.00%) CCA
8 3 (5.00%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.67%) MCITP
9 1 (1.67%) Degree
9 1 (1.67%) Security+ Certification
System Software
1 42 (70.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 36 (60.00%) vSphere
3 17 (28.33%) XenApp
4 11 (18.33%) Active Directory
5 10 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.67%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (53.33%) Backup Exec
1 32 (53.33%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 43 (71.67%) Citrix
1 43 (71.67%) VMware
2 41 (68.33%) Lotus
2 41 (68.33%) McAfee
3 33 (55.00%) Symantec
4 32 (53.33%) Clearswift
5 19 (31.67%) Cisco
6 16 (26.67%) CheckPoint
7 11 (18.33%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.33%) HP
9 1 (1.67%) Dell
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago