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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 44 29 27
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -2
Permanent jobs citing WAN 3 24 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.55% 8.25% 11.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 38.71% 57.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 28
Median salary £37,500 £46,250 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.91% +56.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £42,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £55,000 £35,000
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
24 62 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.37% 21.31% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 24 47 45
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +41.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £31,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 July 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 16 (94.12%) LAN
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
1 16 (94.12%) CheckPoint
2 15 (88.24%) TCP/IP
2 15 (88.24%) CCNP
2 15 (88.24%) CCDP
2 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (82.35%) OSPF
3 14 (82.35%) BGP
3 14 (82.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (82.35%) Spanning Tree
4 13 (76.47%) F5
4 13 (76.47%) Network Security
4 13 (76.47%) Firewall
5 12 (70.59%) Wireshark
5 12 (70.59%) tcpdump
5 12 (70.59%) Presales
6 11 (64.71%) BIG-IP
6 11 (64.71%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (52.94%) Network Management
7 9 (52.94%) Load Balancing
8 8 (47.06%) CCSE
8 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
8 8 (47.06%) MS Visio
9 7 (41.18%) CCSA
9 7 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 7 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
10 6 (35.29%) Driving Licence
11 4 (23.53%) CA

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 8 (47.06%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (94.12%) LAN
2 15 (88.24%) TCP/IP
3 14 (82.35%) BGP
3 14 (82.35%) Cisco Nexus
3 14 (82.35%) OSPF
3 14 (82.35%) Spanning Tree
4 13 (76.47%) Firewall
4 13 (76.47%) Network Security
5 12 (70.59%) tcpdump
5 12 (70.59%) Wireshark
6 11 (64.71%) BIG-IP
7 7 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 7 (41.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 1 (5.88%) DNS
8 1 (5.88%) SAN
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (82.35%) Consultant
1 14 (82.35%) Network Consultant
2 9 (52.94%) Network Security Consultant
2 9 (52.94%) Security Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Check Point Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
4 1 (5.88%) IT Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Junior Network Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Network Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Network Technician
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Data Centre
1 6 (35.29%) Driving Licence
2 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Unix
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
1 1 (5.88%) Windows Vista
1 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) Presales
2 11 (64.71%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (52.94%) Load Balancing
3 9 (52.94%) Network Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
4 1 (5.88%) High Availability
4 1 (5.88%) Information Management
4 1 (5.88%) Network Design
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) CCDP
1 15 (88.24%) CCNP
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (47.06%) CCSE
3 7 (41.18%) CCSA
4 2 (11.76%) Check Point Certification
5 1 (5.88%) CCIE
5 1 (5.88%) CCMSE
5 1 (5.88%) CCSM
5 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (5.88%) VCAP
5 1 (5.88%) VCDX
5 1 (5.88%) VCP5
5 1 (5.88%) VCP6
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.88%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) CheckPoint
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 13 (76.47%) F5
3 8 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) CA
5 2 (11.76%) VMware