The table below looks at the statistics for WAN skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAN over the 3 months to 25 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 68 57 51
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAN 18 42 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.00% 3.78% 5.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 12.50% 22.58% 28.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 33 63
Median salary £40,000 £47,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.89% +34.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £42,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
WAN
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
144 186 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.98% 16.76% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 135 152 203
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WAN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing WAN as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WAN Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

WAN
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

WAN Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

WAN
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAN across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016.

WAN Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

WAN
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAN within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 25 June 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -10 7 £52,000 +15.55%
Luton +9 6 £40,000 -23.80% 1
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 66 (90.41%) LAN
2 53 (72.60%) Cisco
3 50 (68.49%) Firewall
4 43 (58.90%) CCNP
4 43 (58.90%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (54.79%) CheckPoint
6 35 (47.95%) Microsoft
7 34 (46.58%) CCDP
8 33 (45.21%) OSPF
8 33 (45.21%) BGP
8 33 (45.21%) Cisco Nexus
9 31 (42.47%) TCP/IP
9 31 (42.47%) Network Security
10 28 (38.36%) Spanning Tree
11 26 (35.62%) Presales
11 26 (35.62%) Load Balancing
11 26 (35.62%) Disaster Recovery
12 24 (32.88%) Wireshark
12 24 (32.88%) tcpdump
12 24 (32.88%) F5
13 22 (30.14%) CCSE
14 21 (28.77%) VMware
14 21 (28.77%) Network Management
15 20 (27.40%) MS Visio
15 20 (27.40%) Windows
16 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
16 19 (26.03%) Windows Server
17 18 (24.66%) Data Centre
18 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (21.92%) CCSA

WAN
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 14 (19.18%) MS Exchange
2 4 (5.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (1.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 20 (27.40%) MS Visio
2 19 (26.03%) MS Excel
3 3 (4.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.18%) Office 365
2 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 66 (90.41%) LAN
2 50 (68.49%) Firewall
3 33 (45.21%) BGP
3 33 (45.21%) Cisco Nexus
3 33 (45.21%) OSPF
4 31 (42.47%) Network Security
4 31 (42.47%) TCP/IP
5 28 (38.36%) Spanning Tree
6 24 (32.88%) tcpdump
6 24 (32.88%) Wireshark
7 14 (19.18%) BIG-IP
8 13 (17.81%) VPN
9 10 (13.70%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 9 (12.33%) VPLS
11 7 (9.59%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
12 6 (8.22%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (8.22%) Junos
13 5 (6.85%) VoIP
14 4 (5.48%) SAN
15 3 (4.11%) SNMP
General
1 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.74%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Consultant
1 25 (34.25%) Network Consultant
2 18 (24.66%) Network Security Consultant
2 18 (24.66%) Security Consultant
3 14 (19.18%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 14 (19.18%) 3rd Line Support
3 14 (19.18%) Analyst
4 11 (15.07%) Network Engineer
5 9 (12.33%) Support Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 8 (10.96%) Technical Leader
7 7 (9.59%) Check Point Consultant
7 7 (9.59%) Cisco Consultant
7 7 (9.59%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) IP Network Engineer
8 6 (8.22%) Operational Support Analyst
8 6 (8.22%) Operations Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (24.66%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.07%) Driving Licence
3 6 (8.22%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.48%) Handset
4 4 (5.48%) iSeries
4 4 (5.48%) IVR
4 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.74%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.37%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (27.40%) Windows
2 19 (26.03%) Windows Server
3 14 (19.18%) Windows 10
3 14 (19.18%) Windows 7
3 14 (19.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (12.33%) Linux
4 9 (12.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.48%) Unix
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (35.62%) Disaster Recovery
1 26 (35.62%) Load Balancing
1 26 (35.62%) Presales
2 21 (28.77%) Network Management
3 9 (12.33%) ITIL
4 8 (10.96%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (10.96%) Web Filtering
5 7 (9.59%) Coaching
6 6 (8.22%) Data Protection
6 6 (8.22%) Incident Management
6 6 (8.22%) Security Patching
7 4 (5.48%) High Availability
7 4 (5.48%) Mobile Device Management
7 4 (5.48%) People Management
7 4 (5.48%) Project Management
8 3 (4.11%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.11%) Data Management
8 3 (4.11%) DDoS Mitigation
8 3 (4.11%) Network Design
8 3 (4.11%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.22%) C
2 3 (4.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 43 (58.90%) CCNP
1 43 (58.90%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (46.58%) CCDP
3 22 (30.14%) CCSE
4 16 (21.92%) CCSA
5 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (9.59%) MCP
7 6 (8.22%) Check Point Certification
7 6 (8.22%) MCDST
8 3 (4.11%) CCNA
9 2 (2.74%) CCIE
9 2 (2.74%) CCMSE
9 2 (2.74%) CCSM
9 2 (2.74%) VCAP
9 2 (2.74%) VCDX
9 2 (2.74%) VCP5
9 2 (2.74%) VCP6
9 2 (2.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.37%) MCSE
10 1 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.37%) ISO27002
2 1 (1.37%) SAS 70
System Software
1 17 (23.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (20.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.74%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.37%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (19.18%) FortiGate
1 14 (19.18%) WSUS
2 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 6 (8.22%) SCDPM
3 4 (5.48%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 53 (72.60%) Cisco
2 40 (54.79%) CheckPoint
3 35 (47.95%) Microsoft
4 24 (32.88%) F5
5 21 (28.77%) VMware
6 14 (19.18%) Dell
6 14 (19.18%) Juniper
7 9 (12.33%) Intel Security
7 9 (12.33%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.48%) Avaya
8 4 (5.48%) CA
8 4 (5.48%) Mitel
8 4 (5.48%) Red Box
9 3 (4.11%) SolarWinds
Bedfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
Luton
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 12 days ago