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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 30 28 37
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing WAN 7 22 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 4.93% 8.30% 7.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 29.17% 64.71% 35.38%
Number of salaries quoted 6 19 21
Median salary £52,000 £60,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +100.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £52,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 34 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 16.90% 12.83% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 19 31 58
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +61.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £49,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 September 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bedford

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 September 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 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
3 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (57.14%) LAN
3 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
3 8 (57.14%) CCNP
3 8 (57.14%) CCDP
3 8 (57.14%) CCSE
3 8 (57.14%) Network Security
3 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 7 (50.00%) Presales
4 7 (50.00%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 7 (50.00%) CA
5 6 (42.86%) OSPF
5 6 (42.86%) BGP
5 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (42.86%) CCSA
5 6 (42.86%) Driving Licence
5 6 (42.86%) F5
5 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
5 6 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
6 5 (35.71%) tcpdump
6 5 (35.71%) BIG-IP
6 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
7 4 (28.57%) SAN
7 4 (28.57%) Unix
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) iSeries
7 4 (28.57%) High Availability

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) LAN
1 8 (57.14%) Network Security
1 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
2 7 (50.00%) Firewall
3 6 (42.86%) BGP
3 6 (42.86%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (42.86%) OSPF
3 6 (42.86%) Spanning Tree
4 5 (35.71%) BIG-IP
4 5 (35.71%) tcpdump
4 5 (35.71%) Wireshark
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 1 (7.14%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Consultant
1 6 (42.86%) Network Consultant
2 4 (28.57%) Architect
2 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Check Point Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Network Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Security Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Network Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Flash
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Data Centre
2 6 (42.86%) Driving Licence
3 4 (28.57%) iSeries
4 2 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Unix
2 3 (21.43%) Windows
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Vista
4 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Presales
2 6 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (28.57%) High Availability
4 3 (21.43%) TOGAF
5 2 (14.29%) Data Management
5 2 (14.29%) DDoS Mitigation
5 2 (14.29%) Information Management
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
6 1 (7.14%) Network Design
6 1 (7.14%) Network Management
6 1 (7.14%) People Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) CCDP
1 8 (57.14%) CCNP
1 8 (57.14%) CCSE
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (42.86%) CCSA
3 2 (14.29%) CCIE
3 2 (14.29%) CCMSE
3 2 (14.29%) CCSM
3 2 (14.29%) VCAP
3 2 (14.29%) VCDX
3 2 (14.29%) VCP5
3 2 (14.29%) VCP6
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) Check Point Certification
4 1 (7.14%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) vSphere
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) Simpana
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) CheckPoint
3 7 (50.00%) CA
3 7 (50.00%) VMware
4 6 (42.86%) F5
5 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 2 (14.29%) Citrix
6 2 (14.29%) CommVault
6 2 (14.29%) FalconStor
6 2 (14.29%) HP
6 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
6 2 (14.29%) Oracle
Bedford, Bedfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £53000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
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Salary: £50000 - £53000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
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Salary: Up to £52,000 per annum + £7,000 bonus paid quarterly and a car (value
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