The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 36 25 29
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +4
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 21 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.35% 7.61% 12.01%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.50% 34.43% 54.41%
Number of salaries quoted 7 16 37
Median salary £52,000 £45,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £42,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £41,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
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
40 61 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 19.14% 22.10% 22.08%
Number of salaries quoted 40 47 65
Median salary £52,000 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedford region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 June 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, IT jobs citing WAN also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for WAN.

1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
1 30 (93.75%) CheckPoint
2 29 (90.63%) CCNP
2 29 (90.63%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (90.63%) LAN
3 26 (81.25%) TCP/IP
4 25 (78.13%) CCDP
4 25 (78.13%) OSPF
4 25 (78.13%) BGP
4 25 (78.13%) Firewall
4 25 (78.13%) Network Security
4 25 (78.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 25 (78.13%) Spanning Tree
5 24 (75.00%) Presales
6 23 (71.88%) Wireshark
6 23 (71.88%) tcpdump
6 23 (71.88%) Disaster Recovery
7 19 (59.38%) Load Balancing
8 18 (56.25%) Network Management
8 18 (56.25%) F5
9 17 (53.13%) MS Visio
9 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
10 16 (50.00%) CCSE
11 13 (40.63%) CCSA
12 11 (34.38%) BIG-IP
12 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
13 8 (25.00%) Driving Licence
14 7 (21.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
14 7 (21.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 5 (15.63%) Kalman Filter

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 17 (53.13%) MS Visio
2 5 (15.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 29 (90.63%) LAN
2 26 (81.25%) TCP/IP
3 25 (78.13%) BGP
3 25 (78.13%) Cisco Nexus
3 25 (78.13%) Firewall
3 25 (78.13%) Network Security
3 25 (78.13%) OSPF
3 25 (78.13%) Spanning Tree
4 23 (71.88%) tcpdump
4 23 (71.88%) Wireshark
5 11 (34.38%) BIG-IP
6 7 (21.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 7 (21.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (9.38%) SAN
8 1 (3.13%) DNS
General
1 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (68.75%) Consultant
1 22 (68.75%) Network Consultant
2 15 (46.88%) Network Security Consultant
2 15 (46.88%) Security Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Check Point Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 5 (15.63%) Technical Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Architect
4 3 (9.38%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 1 (3.13%) IT Technician
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Analyst
6 1 (3.13%) Junior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (3.13%) Network Technician
6 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Data Centre
2 8 (25.00%) Driving Licence
3 3 (9.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (9.38%) iSeries
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Unix
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Vista
2 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (75.00%) Presales
2 23 (71.88%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (59.38%) Load Balancing
4 18 (56.25%) Network Management
5 5 (15.63%) Coaching
5 5 (15.63%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (15.63%) Web Filtering
6 3 (9.38%) Data Management
6 3 (9.38%) DDoS Mitigation
6 3 (9.38%) High Availability
7 2 (6.25%) Information Management
7 2 (6.25%) People Management
7 2 (6.25%) Project Management
7 2 (6.25%) TOGAF
8 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.13%) Network Design
8 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
8 1 (3.13%) Use Case
Qualifications
1 29 (90.63%) CCNP
1 29 (90.63%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (78.13%) CCDP
3 16 (50.00%) CCSE
4 13 (40.63%) CCSA
5 4 (12.50%) Check Point Certification
6 2 (6.25%) CCIE
6 2 (6.25%) CCMSE
6 2 (6.25%) CCSM
6 2 (6.25%) VCAP
6 2 (6.25%) VCDX
6 2 (6.25%) VCP5
6 2 (6.25%) VCP6
6 2 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.13%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 30 (93.75%) CheckPoint
1 30 (93.75%) Cisco
2 18 (56.25%) F5
3 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) CA
4 4 (12.50%) VMware