The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 40 43 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing WAN 45 9 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 9.16% 3.35% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 42.06% 14.75% -
Number of salaries quoted 45 9 0
Average salary £30,000 £38,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- -0.66%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
107 61 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 21.79% 22.68% 20.83%
Number of salaries quoted 101 60 44
Average salary £35,000 £38,000 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% -6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
WAN
Bedfordshire

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 23 April 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 51 (100.00%) LAN
2 32 (62.75%) Firewall
3 29 (56.86%) VPN
3 29 (56.86%) DNS
4 28 (54.90%) DHCP
4 28 (54.90%) Windows
5 27 (52.94%) Lotus Domino
5 27 (52.94%) Citrix
5 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 27 (52.94%) VMware
5 27 (52.94%) Lotus
5 27 (52.94%) McAfee
5 27 (52.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (43.14%) Backup Exec
6 22 (43.14%) Symantec
7 21 (41.18%) vSphere
8 19 (37.25%) McAfee ePO
8 19 (37.25%) Android
8 19 (37.25%) Windows Phone 8
8 19 (37.25%) Windows Phone
8 19 (37.25%) SecurID
8 19 (37.25%) Wi-Fi
8 19 (37.25%) Clearswift
8 19 (37.25%) VMS
8 19 (37.25%) Blackberry
8 19 (37.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 19 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
8 19 (37.25%) Microsoft Certification
8 19 (37.25%) SAN

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 27 (52.94%) Lotus Domino
2 19 (37.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (15.69%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (27.45%) MS Office
2 9 (17.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.96%) SaaS
1 1 (1.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (100.00%) LAN
2 32 (62.75%) Firewall
3 29 (56.86%) VPN
3 29 (56.86%) DNS
4 28 (54.90%) DHCP
5 19 (37.25%) SAN
5 19 (37.25%) Wi-Fi
6 9 (17.65%) VoIP
7 6 (11.76%) Wireless
8 5 (9.80%) Network Security
9 4 (7.84%) Ethernet
9 4 (7.84%) DMZ
10 2 (3.92%) MPLS
10 2 (3.92%) OSPF
10 2 (3.92%) BGP
10 2 (3.92%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (3.92%) Cisco Nexus
11 1 (1.96%) VLAN
11 1 (1.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 27 (52.94%) Network Engineer
2 21 (41.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 19 (37.25%) Network Support
3 19 (37.25%) PC Support
3 19 (37.25%) PC Engineer
4 18 (35.29%) Analyst
5 15 (29.41%) Support Analyst
6 12 (23.53%) Support Engineer
6 12 (23.53%) PC Support Engineer
6 12 (23.53%) Network Support Engineer
7 10 (19.61%) Network Analyst
7 10 (19.61%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (15.69%) Network Support Analyst
9 7 (13.73%) Server Support
9 7 (13.73%) Server Support Analyst
9 7 (13.73%) Server Engineer
9 7 (13.73%) Server Analyst
10 4 (7.84%) Network Team Leader
10 4 (7.84%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (7.84%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 19 (37.25%) Blackberry
1 19 (37.25%) SecurID
Operating Systems
1 28 (54.90%) Windows
2 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 27 (52.94%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (37.25%) Windows Phone 8
3 19 (37.25%) Windows Phone
3 19 (37.25%) Android
3 19 (37.25%) VMS
4 11 (21.57%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.96%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (15.69%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (9.80%) Network Management
2 5 (9.80%) ITIL
3 4 (7.84%) Asset Management
3 4 (7.84%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (7.84%) Infrastructure Management
4 2 (3.92%) Load Balancing
4 2 (3.92%) Configuration Management
5 1 (1.96%) Project Management
5 1 (1.96%) Service Management
5 1 (1.96%) Business Continuity
5 1 (1.96%) Incident Management
5 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2
5 1 (1.96%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (37.25%) Cisco Certification
1 19 (37.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 19 (37.25%) MCSE
2 15 (29.41%) CCNP
3 10 (19.61%) CCDP
4 5 (9.80%) CCNA
5 4 (7.84%) CCSA
6 2 (3.92%) CCSE
7 1 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (52.94%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 21 (41.18%) vSphere
3 9 (17.65%) XenApp
4 8 (15.69%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (43.14%) Backup Exec
2 19 (37.25%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (5.88%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.96%) Nessus
Vendors
1 27 (52.94%) Citrix
1 27 (52.94%) Lotus
1 27 (52.94%) McAfee
1 27 (52.94%) VMware
2 22 (43.14%) Symantec
3 19 (37.25%) Clearswift
4 18 (35.29%) Cisco
5 12 (23.53%) Microsoft
5 12 (23.53%) CheckPoint
6 2 (3.92%) Riverbed
6 2 (3.92%) SolarWinds
7 1 (1.96%) Oracle
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