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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 36 56 30
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -26
Permanent jobs citing WAN 13 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.32% 1.62% 5.66%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 35.14% 10.34% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 10
Average salary £45,500 £41,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.30% +8.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
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
37 58 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.29% 15.63% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 31 51 48
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £40,000 £50,500
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 26 January 2015.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 28 (100.00%) LAN
2 20 (71.43%) Firewall
3 18 (64.29%) Cisco
4 16 (57.14%) CCNP
4 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (53.57%) CheckPoint
5 15 (53.57%) Load Balancing
5 15 (53.57%) Network Security
6 13 (46.43%) CCSE
6 13 (46.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (42.86%) CCSA
7 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
7 12 (42.86%) CCDP
7 12 (42.86%) Network Management
8 11 (39.29%) VPN
8 11 (39.29%) MS Visio
8 11 (39.29%) OSPF
8 11 (39.29%) BGP
9 9 (32.14%) VMware
9 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
9 9 (32.14%) Windows
9 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
9 9 (32.14%) DNS
9 9 (32.14%) SAN
9 9 (32.14%) Citrix
9 9 (32.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 8 (28.57%) Windows Phone 8
10 8 (28.57%) Windows Phone
10 8 (28.57%) Android

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 8 (28.57%) Lotus Domino
1 8 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (7.14%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 5.5
3 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (39.29%) MS Visio
2 9 (32.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (100.00%) LAN
2 20 (71.43%) Firewall
3 15 (53.57%) Network Security
4 13 (46.43%) Cisco Nexus
5 11 (39.29%) VPN
5 11 (39.29%) OSPF
5 11 (39.29%) BGP
6 9 (32.14%) DNS
6 9 (32.14%) SAN
6 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
7 8 (28.57%) DHCP
8 7 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (17.86%) Wireshark
10 4 (14.29%) tcpdump
10 4 (14.29%) Wireless
11 3 (10.71%) VLAN
11 3 (10.71%) VoIP
12 1 (3.57%) FTP
12 1 (3.57%) HTTP
General
1 1 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 13 (46.43%) Consultant
2 9 (32.14%) Network Consultant
3 8 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 8 (28.57%) Network Security Consultant
4 7 (25.00%) Support Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Network Engineer
5 6 (21.43%) Network Support Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Network Analyst
5 6 (21.43%) Network Support
6 3 (10.71%) Security Engineer
6 3 (10.71%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
8 1 (3.57%) Security Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) Network Specialist
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Administrator
8 1 (3.57%) Senior Security Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) Network Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 6 (21.43%) Blackberry
1 6 (21.43%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Phone 8
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Phone
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (28.57%) Android
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (21.43%) VMS
4 3 (10.71%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (53.57%) Load Balancing
2 12 (42.86%) Network Management
2 12 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (3.57%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.57%) High Availability
4 1 (3.57%) Logistics
4 1 (3.57%) Project Management
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (57.14%) CCNP
1 16 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (46.43%) CCSE
3 12 (42.86%) CCSA
3 12 (42.86%) CCDP
4 8 (28.57%) Check Point Certification
5 7 (25.00%) MCSE
5 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (10.71%) CCNA
7 1 (3.57%) CCA
7 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
7 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 9 (32.14%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 6 (21.43%) vSphere
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Backup Exec
1 6 (21.43%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco
2 15 (53.57%) CheckPoint
3 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 9 (32.14%) Citrix
4 9 (32.14%) VMware
5 8 (28.57%) McAfee
5 8 (28.57%) Lotus
6 6 (21.43%) Symantec
6 6 (21.43%) Clearswift
7 3 (10.71%) SolarWinds
8 2 (7.14%) Riverbed
9 1 (3.57%) F5
9 1 (3.57%) HP
9 1 (3.57%) IBM
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