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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 37 37 38
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing WAN 23 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 7.10% 2.27% 2.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 36.51% 11.32% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 21 5 4
Average salary £30,000 £40,000 £48,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -17.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £36,500 £41,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £38,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.31% -1.29%
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
63 53 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.44% 20.08% 23.83%
Number of salaries quoted 58 50 44
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £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 1 October 2014.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 54 (98.18%) LAN
2 44 (80.00%) Firewall
3 41 (74.55%) Windows
4 40 (72.73%) DNS
4 40 (72.73%) Citrix
4 40 (72.73%) VMware
4 40 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (70.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 39 (70.91%) VPN
5 39 (70.91%) DHCP
5 39 (70.91%) Windows Server 2003
6 38 (69.09%) McAfee
6 38 (69.09%) Lotus Domino
6 38 (69.09%) Lotus
7 37 (67.27%) SAN
8 35 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 34 (61.82%) MCSE
9 34 (61.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 34 (61.82%) Android
9 34 (61.82%) vSphere
9 34 (61.82%) Windows Phone
9 34 (61.82%) Windows Phone 8
10 31 (56.36%) Symantec
10 31 (56.36%) Wi-Fi
11 30 (54.55%) Clearswift
11 30 (54.55%) VMS
11 30 (54.55%) SecurID
11 30 (54.55%) Blackberry
11 30 (54.55%) Backup Exec
11 30 (54.55%) McAfee ePO

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 38 (69.09%) Lotus Domino
2 34 (61.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 8 (14.55%) IBM Notes
4 2 (3.64%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.82%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 5.5
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (32.73%) MS Office
2 17 (30.91%) MS Excel
3 4 (7.27%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 54 (98.18%) LAN
2 44 (80.00%) Firewall
3 40 (72.73%) DNS
4 39 (70.91%) VPN
4 39 (70.91%) DHCP
5 37 (67.27%) SAN
6 31 (56.36%) Wi-Fi
7 9 (16.36%) VoIP
7 9 (16.36%) Network Security
8 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
9 3 (5.45%) OSPF
9 3 (5.45%) BGP
9 3 (5.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (5.45%) tcpdump
9 3 (5.45%) Wireshark
10 1 (1.82%) Internet
10 1 (1.82%) Wireless
10 1 (1.82%) FTP
10 1 (1.82%) HTTP
10 1 (1.82%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.82%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 36 (65.45%) Network Engineer
2 32 (58.18%) Network Support
3 25 (45.45%) 3rd Line Support
4 20 (36.36%) Support Analyst
4 20 (36.36%) Analyst
4 20 (36.36%) PC Engineer
4 20 (36.36%) PC Support
5 15 (27.27%) Network Analyst
5 15 (27.27%) Network Support Analyst
6 13 (23.64%) Support Engineer
6 13 (23.64%) Network Support Engineer
7 11 (20.00%) PC Support Engineer
8 9 (16.36%) Server Support
8 9 (16.36%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 9 (16.36%) Server Analyst
8 9 (16.36%) Server Support Analyst
8 9 (16.36%) Server Engineer
9 7 (12.73%) Administrator
10 4 (7.27%) Technical Support Analyst
10 4 (7.27%) Technical Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 30 (54.55%) SecurID
1 30 (54.55%) Blackberry
2 4 (7.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 41 (74.55%) Windows
2 40 (72.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (70.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 34 (61.82%) Android
4 34 (61.82%) Windows Phone
4 34 (61.82%) Windows Phone 8
5 30 (54.55%) VMS
6 17 (30.91%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.55%) Mobile Device Management
1 8 (14.55%) Network Management
2 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 4 (7.27%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (7.27%) Configuration Management
4 2 (3.64%) Project Management
5 1 (1.82%) Service Delivery
5 1 (1.82%) Logistics
5 1 (1.82%) Software Deployment
5 1 (1.82%) High Availability
5 1 (1.82%) Change Control
5 1 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (63.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (61.82%) MCSE
3 12 (21.82%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (18.18%) CCNP
5 5 (9.09%) CCNA
5 5 (9.09%) CCSA
6 4 (7.27%) CCSE
6 4 (7.27%) CCDP
6 4 (7.27%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (5.45%) CCA
7 3 (5.45%) Citrix Certification
7 3 (5.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.82%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.82%) MCITP
8 1 (1.82%) Degree
8 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 39 (70.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 34 (61.82%) vSphere
3 16 (29.09%) XenApp
4 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.82%) MetaFrame
5 1 (1.82%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 30 (54.55%) Backup Exec
1 30 (54.55%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (1.82%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 40 (72.73%) Citrix
1 40 (72.73%) VMware
2 38 (69.09%) McAfee
2 38 (69.09%) Lotus
3 31 (56.36%) Symantec
4 30 (54.55%) Clearswift
5 17 (30.91%) Cisco
6 13 (23.64%) CheckPoint
7 10 (18.18%) Microsoft
8 2 (3.64%) HP
9 1 (1.82%) Dell
Bedford
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