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 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wide Area Network (WAN)
Rank 33 42 61
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +19
Permanent jobs citing WAN 54 51 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 6.33% 5.08% 3.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 41.86% 33.55% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 39 44 30
Median salary £55,000 £60,000 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +81.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £43,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £78,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
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
129 152 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.12% 15.15% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 101 137 157
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 8 December 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 8 December 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 +20 33 £55,000 -3.08% 2
Luton -3 21 £50,000 -13.04% 1
WAN
East of England

WAN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 62 (87.32%) LAN
2 44 (61.97%) Cisco
3 42 (59.15%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (56.34%) CCNP
5 36 (50.70%) Cisco Nexus
6 32 (45.07%) Firewall
7 30 (42.25%) CheckPoint
8 27 (38.03%) Network Security
9 26 (36.62%) CCSE
9 26 (36.62%) Load Balancing
10 24 (33.80%) CCSA
10 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
10 24 (33.80%) Network Management
10 24 (33.80%) Data Centre
11 23 (32.39%) Spanning Tree
11 23 (32.39%) OSPF
11 23 (32.39%) BGP
12 22 (30.99%) DNS
12 22 (30.99%) TCP/IP
13 21 (29.58%) CCDP
14 20 (28.17%) High Availability
15 16 (22.54%) CCIE
15 16 (22.54%) ITIL
15 16 (22.54%) Windows
16 15 (21.13%) VMware
16 15 (21.13%) Problem Management
17 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
17 14 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
17 14 (19.72%) Presales
17 14 (19.72%) VoIP

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 (5.63%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (16.90%) MS Visio
2 8 (11.27%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.82%) MS Office
3 2 (2.82%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.72%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (19.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (87.32%) LAN
2 36 (50.70%) Cisco Nexus
3 32 (45.07%) Firewall
4 27 (38.03%) Network Security
5 23 (32.39%) BGP
5 23 (32.39%) OSPF
5 23 (32.39%) Spanning Tree
6 22 (30.99%) DNS
6 22 (30.99%) TCP/IP
7 14 (19.72%) VoIP
7 14 (19.72%) Wireless
8 12 (16.90%) DHCP
8 12 (16.90%) FTP
8 12 (16.90%) IPv4
8 12 (16.90%) SAN
8 12 (16.90%) VLAN
8 12 (16.90%) VPN
9 9 (12.68%) tcpdump
9 9 (12.68%) Wireshark
10 5 (7.04%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.86%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (2.82%) Retail
1 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.41%) Banking
2 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (25.35%) Consultant
2 17 (23.94%) Network Consultant
3 16 (22.54%) Network Security Consultant
3 16 (22.54%) Security Consultant
4 15 (21.13%) Network Engineer
5 13 (18.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (18.31%) Network Security Engineer
5 13 (18.31%) Security Engineer
6 12 (16.90%) Architect
7 10 (14.08%) Solutions Architect
8 6 (8.45%) Analyst
8 6 (8.45%) AWS Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Cloud Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.45%) Infrastructure Architect
9 5 (7.04%) Network Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Technical Leader
10 4 (5.63%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (5.63%) Cloud Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.68%) Web Services
2 2 (2.82%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 24 (33.80%) Data Centre
2 8 (11.27%) iSeries
3 7 (9.86%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (8.45%) Driving Licence
5 5 (7.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (2.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
7 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.82%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Windows
2 13 (18.31%) Linux
3 10 (14.08%) Unix
4 8 (11.27%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
5 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) Load Balancing
2 24 (33.80%) Network Management
3 20 (28.17%) High Availability
4 16 (22.54%) ITIL
5 15 (21.13%) Problem Management
6 14 (19.72%) Presales
7 13 (18.31%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (12.68%) E-Commerce
9 7 (9.86%) DevOps
10 6 (8.45%) Mentoring
11 5 (7.04%) Data Encryption
11 5 (7.04%) Data Management
11 5 (7.04%) DDoS Mitigation
12 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
12 4 (5.63%) ITIL V3
12 4 (5.63%) Project Management
12 4 (5.63%) SDLC
12 4 (5.63%) TOGAF
13 3 (4.23%) Continuous Delivery
13 3 (4.23%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.82%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) VBScript
3 1 (1.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 42 (59.15%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (56.34%) CCNP
3 26 (36.62%) CCSE
4 24 (33.80%) CCSA
5 21 (29.58%) CCDP
6 16 (22.54%) CCIE
7 5 (7.04%) VCP6
7 5 (7.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.23%) CCMSE
8 3 (4.23%) CCNA
8 3 (4.23%) CCSM
8 3 (4.23%) VCAP
8 3 (4.23%) VCDX
8 3 (4.23%) VCP5
9 2 (2.82%) MCSA
9 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.41%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.45%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (18.31%) Active Directory
2 10 (14.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.82%) VMware Server
3 2 (2.82%) vSphere
3 2 (2.82%) XenApp
4 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 7 (9.86%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (9.86%) Puppet
2 4 (5.63%) Ansible
3 2 (2.82%) SCCM
3 2 (2.82%) Simpana
Vendors
1 44 (61.97%) Cisco
2 30 (42.25%) CheckPoint
3 24 (33.80%) Microsoft
4 15 (21.13%) VMware
5 12 (16.90%) SolarWinds
6 9 (12.68%) F5
7 7 (9.86%) CA
8 5 (7.04%) Citrix
8 5 (7.04%) Mitel
9 4 (5.63%) HP
10 3 (4.23%) Riverbed
11 2 (2.82%) 3Com
11 2 (2.82%) Avaya
11 2 (2.82%) CommVault
11 2 (2.82%) EMC
11 2 (2.82%) FalconStor
11 2 (2.82%) Intel
11 2 (2.82%) Intel Security
11 2 (2.82%) Oracle
11 2 (2.82%) Siemens
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