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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 26 39 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 30 8 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.43% 2.71% 3.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 44.78% 12.31% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 28 7 8
Average salary £30,000 £42,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -16.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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
67 65 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.07% 22.03% 24.77%
Number of salaries quoted 59 62 51
Average salary £33,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £30,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £52,500 £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 21 August 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 69 (98.57%) LAN
2 56 (80.00%) Firewall
3 47 (67.14%) Windows
3 47 (67.14%) DHCP
3 47 (67.14%) VPN
3 47 (67.14%) DNS
3 47 (67.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 46 (65.71%) Citrix
4 46 (65.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 46 (65.71%) VMware
5 45 (64.29%) Lotus Domino
5 45 (64.29%) Lotus
5 45 (64.29%) McAfee
5 45 (64.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 41 (58.57%) SAN
7 40 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
8 39 (55.71%) MCSE
8 39 (55.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 39 (55.71%) Android
8 39 (55.71%) vSphere
8 39 (55.71%) Windows Phone 8
8 39 (55.71%) Windows Phone
9 36 (51.43%) Symantec
10 35 (50.00%) VMS
10 35 (50.00%) Blackberry
10 35 (50.00%) Clearswift
10 35 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
10 35 (50.00%) Backup Exec
10 35 (50.00%) SecurID
10 35 (50.00%) McAfee ePO

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 45 (64.29%) Lotus Domino
2 39 (55.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (14.29%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.43%) IIS
4 1 (1.43%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 20 (28.57%) MS Office
2 19 (27.14%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.29%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 69 (98.57%) LAN
2 56 (80.00%) Firewall
3 47 (67.14%) DHCP
3 47 (67.14%) VPN
3 47 (67.14%) DNS
4 41 (58.57%) SAN
5 35 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (17.14%) Network Security
7 11 (15.71%) VoIP
8 5 (7.14%) TCP/IP
9 4 (5.71%) OSPF
9 4 (5.71%) BGP
9 4 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.86%) Wireshark
10 2 (2.86%) tcpdump
11 1 (1.43%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (1.43%) VLAN
11 1 (1.43%) Internet
11 1 (1.43%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 50 (71.43%) Network Engineer
2 37 (52.86%) Network Support
3 36 (51.43%) 3rd Line Support
4 29 (41.43%) PC Support
4 29 (41.43%) PC Engineer
5 23 (32.86%) Support Analyst
5 23 (32.86%) Analyst
6 18 (25.71%) Support Engineer
6 18 (25.71%) Network Support Engineer
7 16 (22.86%) Network Analyst
7 16 (22.86%) PC Support Engineer
7 16 (22.86%) Network Support Analyst
7 16 (22.86%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 13 (18.57%) Server Support
8 13 (18.57%) Server Analyst
8 13 (18.57%) Server Support Analyst
8 13 (18.57%) Server Engineer
9 7 (10.00%) Administrator
9 7 (10.00%) Network Consultant
9 7 (10.00%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 35 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 35 (50.00%) SecurID
2 1 (1.43%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 47 (67.14%) Windows
1 47 (67.14%) Windows Server 2008
2 46 (65.71%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (55.71%) Android
3 39 (55.71%) Windows Phone 8
3 39 (55.71%) Windows Phone
4 35 (50.00%) VMS
5 19 (27.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.71%) Network Management
2 10 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (8.57%) Load Balancing
4 4 (5.71%) Configuration Management
5 2 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.43%) Incident Management
6 1 (1.43%) Project Management
6 1 (1.43%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (1.43%) Change Control
6 1 (1.43%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 40 (57.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 39 (55.71%) MCSE
3 21 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
4 19 (27.14%) CCNP
5 13 (18.57%) CCDP
6 7 (10.00%) CCSA
7 5 (7.14%) CCSE
7 5 (7.14%) CCNA
8 4 (5.71%) Check Point Certification
9 3 (4.29%) CCA
9 3 (4.29%) Citrix Certification
9 3 (4.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.43%) MCITP
10 1 (1.43%) Degree
10 1 (1.43%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 45 (64.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 39 (55.71%) vSphere
3 18 (25.71%) XenApp
4 11 (15.71%) Active Directory
5 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (1.43%) MetaFrame
6 1 (1.43%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 35 (50.00%) Backup Exec
1 35 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 46 (65.71%) Citrix
1 46 (65.71%) VMware
2 45 (64.29%) Lotus
2 45 (64.29%) McAfee
3 36 (51.43%) Symantec
4 35 (50.00%) Clearswift
5 24 (34.29%) Cisco
6 22 (31.43%) CheckPoint
7 10 (14.29%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.43%) HP
8 1 (1.43%) Dell
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