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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless
Rank 51 54 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Wireless 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.37% 0.64% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.44% 2.78% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 0
Average salary £29,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
41 72 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 15.07% 22.93% 20.14%
Number of salaries quoted 36 64 55
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -22.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,050 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (90.00%) Load Balancing
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (50.00%) VLAN
2 5 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 5 (50.00%) Riverbed
2 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) 802.11
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Network Design
3 4 (40.00%) Sourcefire
3 4 (40.00%) IronPort
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) CCDP
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
3 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Network Management
3 4 (40.00%) F5
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring

Wireless
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (90.00%) LAN
1 9 (90.00%) WAN
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 5 (50.00%) VPN
2 5 (50.00%) VLAN
3 4 (40.00%) Network Security
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (40.00%) 802.11
3 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (40.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 9 (90.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (50.00%) WAN Optimisation
3 4 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (40.00%) Capacity Planning
3 4 (40.00%) Network Management
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 9 (90.00%) CCNP
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCDP
3 1 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (10.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Riverbed
1 5 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (40.00%) F5
2 4 (40.00%) Citrix
2 4 (40.00%) VMware
2 4 (40.00%) Sourcefire
2 4 (40.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) IronPort
3 1 (10.00%) NETGEAR
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (10.00%) Dell
3 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (10.00%) Draytek