The table below looks at the statistics for Wireless skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Wireless over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 47 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 6 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.97% 2.09% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 16.67% 12.90% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 0
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
Wireless
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
36 62 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 11.84% 16.23% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 30 53 49
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,750 £32,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Wireless
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Wireless across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Wireless Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Wireless
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Wireless across the Bedford region.

Wireless Salary Trend in Bedford

Wireless
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Wireless 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 Wireless.

1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) CCNP
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 6 (66.67%) VLAN
3 5 (55.56%) Riverbed
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
4 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
5 3 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
5 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (22.22%) GTK+
6 2 (22.22%) Change Control
6 2 (22.22%) Product Management
6 2 (22.22%) Degree
6 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
6 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (22.22%) Change Management
6 2 (22.22%) Finance
6 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
6 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (22.22%) C
6 2 (22.22%) Linux
6 2 (22.22%) Python
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco
7 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
7 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Wireless 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 Wireless. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 6 (66.67%) VPN
2 6 (66.67%) VLAN
3 5 (55.56%) WAN
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) GTK+
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Embedded Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Load Balancing
2 3 (33.33%) WAN Optimisation
3 2 (22.22%) Change Control
3 2 (22.22%) Product Management
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) C
1 2 (22.22%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) CCNP
1 7 (77.78%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (22.22%) Degree
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Riverbed
2 4 (44.44%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco