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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 20 37 52
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 29 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 12.34% 3.87% 2.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 38.16% 32.43% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 27 11 11
Average salary £60,000 £45,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.86% +13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £45,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+10.38% +1.31%
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
76 37 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 32.34% 11.94% 16.00%
Number of salaries quoted 74 30 55
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £27,250
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 37 (74.00%) LAN
1 37 (74.00%) Cisco
1 37 (74.00%) CCNP
1 37 (74.00%) Cisco Certification
1 37 (74.00%) CheckPoint
2 35 (70.00%) Firewall
2 35 (70.00%) Presales
3 31 (62.00%) CCDP
4 28 (56.00%) CCSE
5 26 (52.00%) Network Security
6 24 (48.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 23 (46.00%) TCP/IP
7 23 (46.00%) OSPF
7 23 (46.00%) BGP
7 23 (46.00%) Wireshark
7 23 (46.00%) tcpdump
7 23 (46.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 23 (46.00%) Spanning Tree
8 20 (40.00%) Data Centre
8 20 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
9 19 (38.00%) Load Balancing
10 18 (36.00%) Network Management
10 18 (36.00%) MS Visio
11 15 (30.00%) CCSA
12 14 (28.00%) Kalman Filter
12 14 (28.00%) Web Filtering
13 13 (26.00%) Coaching
13 13 (26.00%) iSeries
13 13 (26.00%) VMware

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 20 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (36.00%) MS Visio
3 5 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 37 (74.00%) LAN
2 35 (70.00%) Firewall
3 26 (52.00%) Network Security
4 23 (46.00%) BGP
4 23 (46.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 23 (46.00%) OSPF
4 23 (46.00%) Spanning Tree
4 23 (46.00%) TCP/IP
4 23 (46.00%) tcpdump
4 23 (46.00%) Wireshark
5 11 (22.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.00%) BIG-IP
6 1 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
6 1 (2.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 1 (2.00%) VoIP
General
1 2 (4.00%) Advertising
1 2 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (30.00%) Technical Leader
2 14 (28.00%) Consultant
2 14 (28.00%) Network Consultant
3 13 (26.00%) Architect
3 13 (26.00%) Solutions Architect
4 9 (18.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 9 (18.00%) Security Consultant
5 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (12.00%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.00%) Check Point Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
6 5 (10.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Network Team Leader
7 4 (8.00%) Presales Solution Architect
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Team Leader
7 4 (8.00%) Technical Team Leader
8 3 (6.00%) Network Manager
8 3 (6.00%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 13 (26.00%) iSeries
3 10 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (18.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (10.00%) Driving Licence
6 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (70.00%) Presales
2 24 (48.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 19 (38.00%) Load Balancing
4 18 (36.00%) Network Management
5 14 (28.00%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (28.00%) Web Filtering
6 13 (26.00%) Coaching
7 12 (24.00%) People Management
8 11 (22.00%) High Availability
9 10 (20.00%) Data Management
9 10 (20.00%) Information Management
10 9 (18.00%) DDoS Mitigation
11 8 (16.00%) Use Case
12 7 (14.00%) Service Delivery
13 5 (10.00%) Project Management
14 4 (8.00%) Business Analysis
15 2 (4.00%) Line Management
15 2 (4.00%) Mentoring
15 2 (4.00%) Time Management
16 1 (2.00%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 37 (74.00%) CCNP
1 37 (74.00%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (62.00%) CCDP
3 28 (56.00%) CCSE
4 15 (30.00%) CCSA
5 9 (18.00%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CCIE
6 1 (2.00%) CCMSE
6 1 (2.00%) CCNA
6 1 (2.00%) CCSM
6 1 (2.00%) MCP
6 1 (2.00%) VCAP
6 1 (2.00%) VCDX
6 1 (2.00%) VCP5
6 1 (2.00%) VCP6
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (74.00%) CheckPoint
1 37 (74.00%) Cisco
2 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (26.00%) VMware
4 8 (16.00%) F5
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £51000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £50000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago