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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 56 45 60
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +15
Permanent jobs citing WAN 19 43 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.80% 4.79% 4.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 20.00% 26.71% 19.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16 39 44
Median salary £50,500 £62,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.54% +87.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,200 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
95 161 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 14.01% 17.93% 21.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83 137 220
Median salary £50,000 £49,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.04% +15.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £29,650 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £62,000 £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 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 27 September 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 27 September 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
Luton +6 8 £50,500 +1.00% 1
Bedford +3 7 £52,000 -13.33% 2
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for WAN.

1 31 (81.58%) LAN
2 17 (44.74%) Cisco
3 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
4 14 (36.84%) High Availability
5 13 (34.21%) Windows
5 13 (34.21%) CheckPoint
5 13 (34.21%) Load Balancing
6 12 (31.58%) Network Security
6 12 (31.58%) Firewall
6 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (31.58%) CCNP
7 11 (28.95%) CCDP
7 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
8 10 (26.32%) Presales
9 9 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (23.68%) VMware
9 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
9 9 (23.68%) Linux
9 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (23.68%) CCSE
10 8 (21.05%) CCSA
10 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
10 8 (21.05%) OSPF
10 8 (21.05%) BGP
10 8 (21.05%) F5
11 7 (18.42%) Spanning Tree
11 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
11 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (18.42%) SAN

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 4 (10.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (5.26%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.63%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.26%) MS Office
2 2 (5.26%) MS Visio
3 1 (2.63%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.63%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (81.58%) LAN
2 12 (31.58%) Firewall
2 12 (31.58%) Network Security
3 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
4 9 (23.68%) Cisco Nexus
5 8 (21.05%) BGP
5 8 (21.05%) OSPF
6 7 (18.42%) SAN
6 7 (18.42%) Spanning Tree
7 6 (15.79%) BIG-IP
7 6 (15.79%) DNS
7 6 (15.79%) tcpdump
7 6 (15.79%) Wireshark
8 5 (13.16%) VoIP
9 2 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (2.63%) PBX
10 1 (2.63%) Unified Communications
10 1 (2.63%) VPN
10 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (13.16%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.26%) Retail
3 1 (2.63%) Banking
3 1 (2.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Consultant
2 7 (18.42%) Network Consultant
3 6 (15.79%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Cloud Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Network Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Architect
4 5 (13.16%) AWS Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (7.89%) E-Commerce Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Mitel Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Check Point Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 2 (5.26%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.26%) Junior Network Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Telephony Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (15.79%) Web Services
2 2 (5.26%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (15.79%) Driving Licence
3 5 (13.16%) iSeries
4 4 (10.53%) Handset
4 4 (10.53%) IVR
4 4 (10.53%) Mobile App
5 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (7.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (2.63%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 13 (34.21%) Windows
2 9 (23.68%) Linux
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Server
4 5 (13.16%) Unix
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Vista
5 1 (2.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) High Availability
2 13 (34.21%) Load Balancing
3 10 (26.32%) Presales
4 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.16%) E-Commerce
6 4 (10.53%) DevOps
6 4 (10.53%) Line Management
6 4 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (7.89%) Data Management
7 3 (7.89%) DDoS Mitigation
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.26%) Information Management
8 2 (5.26%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 2 (5.26%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.26%) Network Management
8 2 (5.26%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (5.26%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.26%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
2 2 (5.26%) VBScript
3 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) CCNP
1 12 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (28.95%) CCDP
3 9 (23.68%) CCSE
4 8 (21.05%) CCSA
5 2 (5.26%) CCIE
5 2 (5.26%) CCMSE
5 2 (5.26%) CCSM
5 2 (5.26%) VCAP
5 2 (5.26%) VCDX
5 2 (5.26%) VCP5
5 2 (5.26%) VCP6
5 2 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.63%) Check Point Certification
6 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.63%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) SAS 70
System Software
1 8 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) vSphere
3 2 (5.26%) XenApp
4 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.63%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) AirWatch
1 4 (10.53%) Ansible
1 4 (10.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (10.53%) Puppet
2 2 (5.26%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Simpana
Vendors
1 17 (44.74%) Cisco
2 13 (34.21%) CheckPoint
3 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
3 9 (23.68%) VMware
4 8 (21.05%) F5
5 7 (18.42%) CA
6 4 (10.53%) Avaya
6 4 (10.53%) Mitel
6 4 (10.53%) Red Box
7 2 (5.26%) Citrix
7 2 (5.26%) CommVault
7 2 (5.26%) FalconStor
7 2 (5.26%) HP
7 2 (5.26%) Intel Security
7 2 (5.26%) Oracle
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